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Two Paths, Same Destination for EWU Women’s Basketball Seniors

Two Paths, Same Destination for EWU Women’s Basketball Seniors

March 9, 2017

For EWU’s Tisha Phillips and Ashli Payne, Friday’s 79-64 victory over Northern Arizona meant more than just clinching a first-round bye in the Big Sk...

Women’s Basketball Clawing Their Way Through Big Sky Road Games

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Sports

No matter the opposing team’s record, schools in the Big Sky Conference (BSC) know that only a fool takes conference road games lightly. Through the team’s first four road games, EWU women’s basketball has navigated itself to a respectful 2-2 record, splitting their latest road trip against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks and the Southern Utah Thunderbirds. The Eagle...

Defense Trending Upwards as Eagles Sweep Home Stand

Defense Trending Upwards as Eagles Sweep Home Stand

January 26, 2017

After a home sweep of Northern Arizona and Southern Utah this weekend, EWU improved to a 5-2 record in the Big Sky Conference (BSC), the third-best record of...

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...

Eagle soccer defeats Northern Arizona Lumberjacks for program’s first-ever conference championship

Eagle soccer defeats Northern Arizona Lumberjacks for program’s first-ever conference championship

November 7, 2016

It took regulation, two overtime periods and a penalty kick shootout to do it, but the EWU women’s soccer team was crowned the Big Sky Conference tourname...

EWU women’s soccer team struggles in weekend games

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

The EWU women’s soccer team stumbled on the road over the weekend, recording just one point in two games despite scoring four goals. The Eagles drew with the Southern Utah Thunderbirds on October 14, while the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks handed EWU their biggest regular season conference loss since 2014 on October 16. The goals came fast and furious in the game against the Thunderb...

EWU beats Southern Utah, falls to Northern Arizona

EWU beats Southern Utah, falls to Northern Arizona

February 27, 2015

The EWU men’s basketball team traveled south for Big Sky conference play, where they split a pair of Big Sky road games against Southern Utah University...

EeeWoos celebrate year’s best

EeeWoos celebrate year’s best

May 30, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   packerfan4life@gmail.com Eagles quarterback Vernon Adams read the blitz and knew there were too many...

EWU women split at home, remain third in Big Sky

EWU women split at home, remain third in Big Sky

February 9, 2013

By Peter Sowards packerfan4life@gmail.com Unable to execute offensively in the game’s closing minutes, the EWU women’s basketball team squandered a...

Eagles overcome icy second quarter to defeat UC Davis 31-28

Eagles overcome icy second quarter to defeat UC Davis 31-28

November 11, 2012

Overcoming an abysmal second quarter in which the offense and defense were as cold as the 30 degree gametime temperature, the Eagles clinched a perfect...

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