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Gamma Phi Beta decisively wins women’s football championship

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

It was a big win for Gamma Phi Beta in the women’s 8-on-8 football championship on May 31, as they defeated Alpha Omicron Pi 16-0 on Roos Field. The win gave Gamma Phi Beta 150 points in the Greek Week competition, giving them 1,425 points total heading into LipSync, the final event. Gamma Phi Beta and Alpha Omicron Pi got into the championship game after coming out of... Read more »

11 EWU athletes advance and end season at NCAA Regionals

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

Although the Big Sky Championships concluded at Roos Field earlier in May, 11 Eagle athletes continued and ultimately ended their season at the NCAA West Regionals in Austin, Texas from May 28-30. No EWU athlete finished in the top 12 in their event, which would have advanced them to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon. EWU sent six field athletes and five runners down... Read more »

EWU athletics a year in review

By Sam Deal and Dayana Morales

June 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

When our Editor-in-Chief approached me two weeks ago and asked that I write a story to close out the year as far as sports go, I found the task somewhat daunting. Considering I was given the opportunity to cover EWU sports in what will probably go down as one of the best years in the school's athletic history. Starting with football dominance, transitioning to massively... Read more »

Greek Week Men’s 3 X 3 Basketball 2015

By Dayana Morales, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

Aside from charity work throughout Greek Week, EWU fraternities and sororities got together for athletic competitions. Greek life at EWU raised about $3,750 for charities of their choice, such as Cheney Food Bank, Dogs Deployed in Spokane and Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery in Spokane. Samantha Armstrong, Associate Director for SAIL said the Greek community is amazing. “They... Read more »

Unpredictability making hockey playoffs that much better

By Sam Deal, Sports Editor

June 3, 2015

Filed under Sports

The NBA can’t compete with the NHL. Professional basketball may draw bigger ratings and have bigger stars, but in terms of excitement, it simply cannot compete up with professional hockey. Both leagues have reached their respective conference finals and are mere days away from championship finals, but as all four series are shaping up and entering the home stretch there... Read more »

Women’s basketball losing seven players

Women’s basketball losing seven players

June 3, 2015

Coming off perhaps the best season in program history, the EWU women’s basketball team finds itself with just five players on scholarship after seven... Read more »

Running events conquer the Inferno

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

May 22, 2015

Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

0The Big Sky Outdoor Championships began on May 13 at Roos Field as the Big Sky crowned its champions in the Men’s Decathlon and Women’s Heptathlon after two days and 12 different events. Idaho State University’s Logan Henderson won the decathlon with 6,904 points, while Montana State University’s Carley McCutchen took first in the heptathlon, scoring 5,273 points.... Read more »

Top Eastern Track and Field Athletes

Top Eastern Track and Field Athletes

May 22, 2015

                 

EWU Track and Field finish fifth at Big Sky

EWU Track and Field finish fifth at Big Sky

May 22, 2015

Four days of tightly contested and entertaining action came to an end on May 16, as the track and field Big Sky Outdoor Championships wrapped up at Roos... Read more »

EWU World Cup tradition continues

EWU World Cup tradition continues

May 22, 2015

For a fourth consecutive year, EWU intramurals hosted a world-cup-style soccer tournament on May 15. The tournament allows students to formulate teams... Read more »

Mariners relying on their king early

Mariners relying on their king early

May 13, 2015

Another start, another milestone reached by Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez, who has begun the 2015 season with a 6-0 record and a 1.85 ERA, a... Read more »

Tyler Harvey invited to NBA Draft combine

Tyler Harvey invited to NBA Draft combine

May 13, 2015

Tyler Harvey will have another opportunity to prove he belongs with the best prospects in the country after receiving an invite to participate in the NBA’s... Read more »