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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 »

Men’s rugby battling UW on Nov. 15

Men’s rugby battling UW on Nov. 15

November 12, 2014

Eastern’s men’s rugby team will play rival University of Washington at home on Nov. 15 to start league play. The match will be the second time the... Read more »

Jimbo Fisher making jumbo mistakes in the media

By Brandon Cline, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2014

Filed under Football, Opinion, Sports

A 53-10 record. A 25-game win streak. 4-0 record in bowl games. Two Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) titles. A national championship. In his five seasons as the head football coach at Florida State, teams led by Jimbo Fisher have excelled immensely on the football field. Only Nick Saban and Alabama have rivaled what Fisher and FSU have accomplished since the turn of the decade. But... Read more »

Women’s soccer comes to an end

By Elohino Theodore, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

In their first postseason appearance since 2009, the women’s soccer team fought in a match against Northern Arizona University in the Big Sky Championship quarterfinals where the Eagles lost to the Lumberjacks 3-2 on Nov. 6. “We came out and I think we kind of had the wide-eye look and really didn’t play very well,” said head coach Chad Bodnar. “[The team] really... Read more »

Eastern men’s basketball wins exhibition game, 89-55

By Elohino Theodore, Senior Reporter

November 12, 2014

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team defeated the University of Puget Sound, 89-55 on Nov. 9 in an exhibition game. “Hats off to Puget Sound, I thought they shot the ball really well,” said head coach Jim Hayford. “They gave us a good game that will help make us a better team.” The Eagles came out to an early lead in the opening minutes,... Read more »

Adams returns, Eagles defeat Grizzlies on senior day

Adams returns, Eagles defeat Grizzlies on senior day

November 10, 2014

For the fourth time in five years, the EWU Eagles came out victorious on Senior Day over the University of Montana, defeating the Grizzlies, 36-26, on... Read more »

Eagles face Grizzlies on senior day

Eagles face Grizzlies on senior day

November 7, 2014

The fifth-ranked Eagles will take on No. 11 University of Montana Grizzlies on Saturday at Roos Field for senior day. The Eagles, who graduate 20 seniors,... Read more »