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EWU Hosts WIAA Track and Field Championship for 22nd Consecutive Year

By Chris Valdez, For The Easterner

June 1, 2017

Filed under Sports

EWU hosted the annual WIAA State Track and Field Championships this past weekend for the 22nd consecutive year, an event that included 757 boys and 771 girls participating in 1A, 1B and 2B events. EWU was first able to snag this event because of ongoing troubles at Eastmont High School in Wenatchee. The meet’s manager, Jay Rydell, credits former EWU track and field coach...

Women Finish Eighth, Men Finish Last At Track and Field Big Sky Championships

Women Finish Eighth, Men Finish Last At Track and Field Big Sky Championships

May 18, 2017

The EWU women’s track and field team finished eighth in the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championships this past weekend in Sacramento, California, whil...

EWU Track and Field Head to Sacramento for Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championships

By Brandon Cline, Sports Editor

May 11, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Track and Field Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championships take place this week in Sacramento, California as EWU athletes set their sights on bringing some hardware back to Cheney. This year’s qualification process is different than in year’s past, as in there is no qualification process. On both the men’s and women’s side, coaches may choose up to 28 athletes e...

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, ...

2017 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships

2017 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships

February 23, 2017

Championship season has arrived for track and field athletes, with many of the nation’s best runners, jumpers and throwers competing in the final portion ...

Big Sky track championship preview

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The EWU track and field team has 32 qualifiers going into the Big Sky Championships on May 11-14 in Greeley, Colorado. Last year, EWU hosted the championships at Roos Field with both women and men finishing fifth overall. The front-runners for EWU’s women’s track team are seniors Kaytlyn Coleman and Katie Mahoney. With their record-breaking season, they are set out to...

Eagles obtain 16 first place finishes in local meet

Eagles obtain 16 first place finishes in local meet

April 29, 2016

EWU’s track and field team had 16 first place finishes in its second-to-last meet for the outdoor season at the Spokane Memorial Open at Spokane Falls...

Reiter and Coleman have record-setting day

Reiter and Coleman have record-setting day

April 14, 2016

The women’s track team went up against the University of Montana and won by a team score of 76-72 at the 44th Annual Pelluer Invite on April 8. Both...

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....

Top Eastern Track and Field Athletes

Top Eastern Track and Field Athletes

May 22, 2015

                 

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

April 8, 2015

A busy weekend for the EWU track and field team culminated in 14 more qualifying marks for the Big Sky Outdoor Conference Championships, which will be...

EWU athletes set seven conference qualifying marks over the weekend

EWU athletes set seven conference qualifying marks over the weekend

April 1, 2015

The EWU track and field teams competed in multiple events over the weekend, one of which saw eight athletes make the trek to Austin, Texas, for the 88th...

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