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His Blood Is Worth Bottling

His Blood Is Worth Bottling

March 9

In his final year with the team, senior Felix Von Hofe has become the winningest player in EWU’s NCAA Division I history, earning 80 wins during his time...

Men’s Basketball Clinches First-Round Bye and Wins 20th Game of Season in Final Homestand

Men’s Basketball Clinches First-Round Bye and Wins 20th Game of Season in Final Homestand

March 2

A bittersweet day that began with an emotional Senior Day ceremony ended with an extra dose of sweetness as EWU defeated Idaho State 89-77 to earn their...

Men’s Basketball Moves Into Sole Possession of Third Place With Home Win Over Idaho

Men’s Basketball Moves Into Sole Possession of Third Place With Home Win Over Idaho

February 23

Sometimes it takes team effort to come out on top. That is exactly what the EWU men needed in Friday’s 77-67 victory over Idaho at Reese Court, as f...

EWU Men’s basketball defeats Montana State but falls to Montana in weekend play

EWU Men’s basketball defeats Montana State but falls to Montana in weekend play

January 12

The Eagles matched up against both Montana and Montana State over the weekend, going 1-1 in the two games while putting up an impressive showing on def...

EWU basketball begins 2016-17 season

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

November 17

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Men's Basketball The EWU men’s basketball team opened up the 2016-17 season with a pair of drastically different games, beating the Division III Linfield Wildcats 70-47 at home and falling to the Big Ten’s Northwestern Wildcats 86-72 on the road. Senior Felix Von Hofe led the Eagles in scoring against Linfield, scoring 21 points while shooting 7-12 (58.3 percent) from ...

EWU athletic department generates over $4 million in revenue

EWU athletic department generates over $4 million in revenue

November 10

The EWU athletic department (AD) in 2015 received a majority of its financial support from the university, and according to the AD, nearly 70 percent of...

Eagles beat Seattle University 76-70 in Wednesday matinee

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

November 18

Filed under Sports

In the first of two matchups with Seattle University this season, the Eagles made 15 of 34 three-pointers en route to a 76-70 win over the Redhawks at Reese Court on Nov. 18. It was an efficient day from forward Felix Von Hofe, who was 7 of 12 from the perimeter and finished the game with 25 points, leading all scorers on the afternoon. Von Hofe stuffed the stat sheet, chippin...

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