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

By Logan Stanley, Staff Reporter

March 2

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

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

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

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

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

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

                 

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

EWU Track and Field sets 14 qualifying marks over weekend

April 8

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

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...

EWU track and field dominates at 2015 Vandal Invitational

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

January 28

Filed under Sports

The EWU track and field team travelled to Moscow, Idaho, on Jan. 23 to compete in the Idaho Collegiate meet against Gonzaga University and Big Sky rival University of Idaho, along with other local schools. The women’s team dispatched both teams, beating Idaho, 85-31, and Gonzaga, 98-19. Freshman Rebecca Tarbert placed first in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.77 seconds,...

“Terror Trot” a runaway success for cross-country and track fundraiser

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

October 31

Filed under Sports

EWU’s track and cross-country teams hosted the Terror Trot Oct. 24. The Terror Trot is a 5k running course that started and ended at Roos field. According to cross-country head coach Chris Zeller, the Terror Trot is an event designed to bring people in the community together, raise funds for the track and cross-country teams and have fun with a Halloween-themed event. Zeller...

‘EeeWoos’ awards banquet celebrates hard-working athletes

‘EeeWoos’ awards banquet celebrates hard-working athletes

June 8

  Student-athletes and their dates came out in droves, dressed to the nines for the sixth annual “EeeWoos” on May 28 at Showalter Auditorium. This...

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