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Big Sky pushes conference season to spring


Last updated 8/13/2020 at 4:20pm


Eastern Washington University's Roos Field will remain vacant Saturday afternoons this fall as the Big Sky Conference has moved its eight-game conference schedule to spring.

OGDEN - A conference football season in which Big Sky powers Montana, Montana State and Weber State were slated to visit Eastern Washington University's newly-turfed Roos Field will have to wait until 2021.

On Aug. 6 Big Sky athletics directors unanimously elected to move an eight-game conference schedule to next spring, according to a release from EWU. The Big Sky President's Council then approved the decision Aug. 7.

EWU athletic director Lynn Hickey said "the handwriting was on the wall" when it became apparent that a delay was imminent.

"We had been meeting on this for weeks and spe...

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