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Redbirds descend upon Roos Field for rematch against Eagles

Redbirds descend upon Roos Field for rematch against Eagles

December 11, 2014

The Eagles will not be the only redbirds attempting to ignite The Inferno during Saturday’s FCS quarterfinal game. Eastern will host the Illinois... Read more »

Eagles defeat Montana, advance to FCS quarterfinals versus Illinois State

Eagles defeat Montana, advance to FCS quarterfinals versus Illinois State

December 8, 2014

For the second time in less than a month, the Eastern Washington Eagles (11-2) defeated the University of Montana (9-5), 37-20, ending the Grizzlies’... Read more »

Eagles battle in non-conference games

By Elohino Theodore, Senior Reporter

December 4, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The EWU women’s basketball team competed in four non-conference games at home and in Texas, from Nov. 18-30. On Nov. 18, the Eagles defeated Wichita State University, 86-58, at home. Eastern obtained the upper hand offensively from the opening minutes of the first half. With the help of redshirt junior guard Hayley Hodgins, the Eagles managed to open up a 25-7 lead... Read more »

National media “sleeps” on Seattle sports

By Brandon Cline, Contributing Writer

December 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Sports

A Lombardi Trophy and a baseball team that has produced multiple perennial hall of fame players call the state of Washington and the city of Seattle home, yet when it comes to getting recognition from the national media, Seattle sports are treated as the runt of the litter. One would think winning the most-watched television event in American sports history would garner... Read more »

EWU men’s basketball makes history

EWU men’s basketball makes history

December 3, 2014

EWU men’s basketball is soaring high with their best start in 38 years. Seven games into the season, the Eagles have started 5-0 at home and split... Read more »

Eagles defeat Indiana, first ever win against Big Ten

Eagles defeat Indiana, first ever win against Big Ten

November 26, 2014

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team shocked the audience at Assembly Hall as they defeated Indiana University 88-86 on Nov. 24. Head... Read more »

Women’s basketball defeats Wichita State, 86-58

By Elohino Theodore, Senior Reporter

November 20, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

On Nov. 18, the Eagles defeated Wichita State University, 86-58, at home. Eastern got the upper hand offensively from the opening minutes of the first half. With the help of Redshirt junior guard Hayley Hodgins, the Eagles managed to open up a 25-7 lead with 6:45 remaining in the first half. Hodgins said the team was prepared for Wichita State coming into the game.... Read more »

Senior football players reflect on the past

Senior football players reflect on the past

November 19, 2014

As the clock ticked to zero in the seniors’ final regular season game at Roos Field, the field lights shown on smiling faces after the Eagles beat the... Read more »

EWU ROTC finishes fourth at annual Ranger Challenge

EWU ROTC finishes fourth at annual Ranger Challenge

November 19, 2014

The EWU Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) traveled to Boise, Idaho, over the weekend to participate in the annual Ranger Challenge against other... Read more »

Eagles volleyball celebrates seniors despite at-home setbacks

Eagles volleyball celebrates seniors despite at-home setbacks

November 19, 2014

The Eastern Eagles volleyball team played their final two games of the season at Reese Court; they lost both and failed to qualify for the Big Sky Conference... Read more »

Men’s basketball defeats Texas Southern and Utah Valley

Men’s basketball defeats Texas Southern and Utah Valley

November 18, 2014

The EWU men’s basketball team hosted Texas Southern University and Utah Valley University on Nov. 14 and 17 in the first two home games of the regular... Read more »

Women’s basketball wins season opener

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

November 17, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

EWU women’s basketball survived their season opener on the road against Utah Valley Wolverines, 68-62, despite a slow start. The Eagles had four starters in double figures, led by senior forward Melissa Williams, who had 18 points and 12 rebounds, while shooting 53 percent from the field. "I thought [Williams] was fabulous. She set the tone defensively for us in the... Read more »