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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...

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

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

January 26

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...

EWU women’s soccer team struggles in weekend games

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

October 20

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

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...

West looks to lead in Adams absence

West looks to lead in Adams absence

October 9

The Eagles will look to move past Southern Utah Thunderbirds without record setting quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. Adams broke two bones in his right...

Eagles thump Thunderbirds on 87th annual Homecoming Game

Eagles thump Thunderbirds on 87th annual Homecoming Game

October 19

After a hard fought win in North Dakota, the Eagles were in for a great homecoming, and boy, did they get one. In front of 10,135 raucous fans, the seven...

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

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

November 11

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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