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EWU Women’s Basketball Fight to Secure First-round Bye in Big Sky Conference

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

March 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

With only two regular season conference games left on the schedule, the EWU women’s basketball team is painstakingly close to securing a coveted first-round bye in the Big Sky Conference (BSC) Tournament. The Eagles’ efforts to secure a bye were replenished this past weekend, with the team sweeping the Weber State Wildcats and the Idaho State Bengals on a roadtrip to ...

Clarke and McGee Lead the way for EWU at Big Sky Championships

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter

March 2, 2017

Filed under Sports

Over the weekend in Pocatello, Idaho, the EWU track and field team saw two of its athletes crowned Big Sky Conference champions in their respective events. Freshman Keshun McGee got the Eagles going in the long jump. McGee, who hails from Bremerton, Washington, jumped 25-0 to secure the conference title. The jump was just short of placing McGee in the top 16 in the nation, ...

Women’s basketball falls short after three game winning streak

By Sam Cropper, for The Easterner

February 23, 2017

Filed under Carousel, Sports

The EWU women’s basketball team traveled to Moscow, Idaho on Feb. 18 to take on the Idaho Vandals in Big Sky Conference play. The Eagles came into the match on a three game regular season winning streak versus their BSC foe. Neither team found a rhythm offensively as both teams shot under 40 percent for the game. Idaho shot an even 40 percent, while Eastern shot 31.7 p...

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, 2017

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 Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

EWU Women’s Basketball shows promising results in early season play

January 12, 2017

The EWU women’s basketball team has only just begun Big Sky Conference play, but they are quickly proving that they are legitimate contenders for a con...

EWU soccer celebrates first-ever Big Sky championship, reaches NCAA Tournament

EWU soccer celebrates first-ever Big Sky championship, reaches NCAA Tournament

November 10, 2016

After finishing at the No. 5 spot in the regular season, the Eagles defeated No. 4 Montana and back-to-back regular season champions No. 1 Idaho, advanc...

Idaho’s Silver Valley, a common epicenter for earthquakes

By Katie Dunn, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

Filed under News

A magnitude 3.9 earthquake hit approximately 36 miles outside of Hayden, Idaho. The temblor shook the Idaho panhandle on April 23. A 3.7 earthquake happened first, then the following morning a 3.3 magnitude earthquake, then right before noon there was a 2.7 and that evening there was a 3.9, according to Earthquake Track. There was another earthquake on April 23 outside...

Men’s tennis finishes season strong, beats Idaho, 4-3

Men’s tennis finishes season strong, beats Idaho, 4-3

April 22, 2015

Although the EWU men’s tennis team was eliminated from postseason play, it had a lot to play for in its final match of the season on April 15, as Eastern...

Windy conditions not a set back for EWU Track and Field

Windy conditions not a set back for EWU Track and Field

April 15, 2015

The 25-miles-per-hour-wind at the 44th Pelluer Invitational on April 11 did not hold back the EWU track and field team, as a plethora of athletes set personal...

Men’s and women’s tennis teams fall in weekend matchups

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams had matches last weekend, as the men’s team traveled to Seattle to take on the University of Washington and the women’s team made the trek to Pullman to face Washington State University and the University of Idaho. EWU fell to UW, 7-0, on Jan. 31, dropping their record to 0-4. Eastern won 1 of 9 matches, as the second doubles...

EWU rallies to beat Idaho at home

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

February 6, 2015

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Down 13 points to the University of Idaho with 7:31 remaining and the nation’s leading scorer lost to the bench due to injury, no one would have faulted the EWU men’s basketball team if they packed it in early — the cards just were not in their favor on Jan. 31. But EWU rallied late to take down Idaho, 98-95, in overtime. Through the first 32:29 of the game, EWU shot...

Women’s basketball undefeated in Big Sky

Women’s basketball undefeated in Big Sky

January 14, 2015

The Eagles’ women’s basketball team defeated the University of Idaho, 71-65, to stay perfect in Big Sky play on Jan. 10. EWU senior forward Melissa...

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