In sports briefs from Tuesday, Gonzaga's game vs. Pepperdine on Thursday is now at 6 p.m., the NBA and its players put more COVID-19 safety measures in place after five postponed games, and No. 7 Michigan remains undefeated with a rout of No. 9 Wisconsin.
If Eastern Washington kicked off any rust during its 75-63 dispatching of Southern Utah on Thursday, it wasn’t much.
If Division I football is played in the coming months, it won’t be on red turf.
Cooper Kupp is back, and he’s better than ever.
CHENEY — The largest individual donation in Eastern Washington University history has given an early boost to the university’s ambitious plan to raise $25 million for renovations of Roos Field.
CHENEY — Eric Barriere threw for 522 yards and five touchdowns on a record-breaking Saturday that saw Dre Dorton surpass Cooper Kupp’s single-game receiving record and Eastern Washington outscore Division II Lindenwood 59-31.
BOISE (AP) — Mason Peatling had 28 points plus 14 rebounds as Eastern Washington got past Montana State 90-84 in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference Tournament on Thursday night. Cody Benzel added 22 points for the Eagles.
CHENEY — When Mikayla Ferenz banked in the game-winning bucket Monday at Reese Court, Idaho’s record-breaking guard smacked her hands together in frustration.
SPOKANE — As Eastern Washington guard Jacob Davison prepared to inbound the ball near Weber State’s bench earlier this season, a voice inquired about the Boy Scouts of America insignia tattooed on his left arm.
ATLANTA — Cooper Kupp has stayed under the radar this week. The injured Los Angeles Rams receiver has kept a prudent distance from the spotlight, choosing not to wear team gear and to stand back from the throng so he’s not approached by reporters.
CHENEY — A trio of former Eastern Washington football stars – each a member of the Los Angeles Rams – are headed to the Super Bowl.
CHENEY — Mason Peatling tossed in 17 points to lead five players in double figures and Jesse Hunt grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds — nearly half of Eastern Washington’s total — as the Eagles defeated Montana 78-71 on Thursday night.
SAN FRANCISCO — Frankie Ferrari put up 15 points and led five Dons into double-figure scoring as San Francisco roared back from a week off to wallop Eastern Washington, 85-63 on Thursday night.
CHENEY — If they didn’t watch Nicholls State’s 49-30 dispatching of San Diego on their parents’ couch Saturday, members of the Eastern Washington football team absorbed a video of the FCS first-round playoff game on Monday.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — The good for Eastern Washington: The Eagles limited 16th-ranked Syracuse to 28 first-half points in Tuesday night’s season opener at the Carrier Dome.
OGDEN, Utah — Josh Davis scored on a 75-yard punt return less than two minutes into the game and the Weber State defense dominated high-scoring Eastern Washington, including two fourth-quarter interceptions, as the Wildcats earned a 14-6 win on Saturday night.
CHENEY — Antoine Custer and Sam McPherson had two rushing touchdowns apiece, the defense returned two fumbles for touchdowns and Eastern Washington rolled to a 70-17 win over Cal Poly in a Big Sky Conference opener on Saturday.
The first time Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best met Emmanuel Butler, he threw the Northern Arizona receiver a red jersey and jokingly requested his services in Cheney.
CHENEY — Former Eastern Washington star Jacob Wiley is headed overseas again.
CHENEY — A day before he was slated to make his NBA Summer League debut with the Los Angeles Clippers, former Eastern Washington guard Bogdan Bliznyuk signed a multiyear deal with Israel’s Bnei Herzliya.
CHENEY — A remarkable season got even better Tuesday for Eastern Washington senior Bogdan Bliznyuk.
CHENEY — A history-making season isn’t over for Eastern Washington.
CHENEY — Bogdan Bliznyuk, who has won the last two Big Sky Conference Player of the Week honors, staked a big claim to a third straight honor, putting up 32 points and grabbing 15 rebounds to help power Eastern Washington to a 74-51 rout of Southern Utah in the penultimate game of the regula…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Bogdan Bliznyuk continued his climb up the Big Sky scoring ladder, pouring in 40 points on 15-of-18 shooting and Eastern Washington turned back Sacramento State in the second half for a 74-54 victory Thursday night.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Bogdan Bliznyuk hit four free throws in the final six seconds to cement Eastern Washington’s 81-76 victory over Northern Arizona in a Big Sky Conference battle Thursday night.
CHENEY — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 24 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Eastern Washington beat the University of Providence (Montana) of the NAIA 94-66 on Wednesday.
CHENEY, Wash. — Bogdan Bliznyuk scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Eastern Washington returned home for the first time since Nov. 10 to snap a five-game losing streak with an 86-58 victory over Cal State Northridge on Sunday.