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May 18, 2017

Right now is a very quiet time for college athletics. It is the middle of baseball season, but not a lot else is happening with the school year winding do...

Scholar-Athletes of the month: Brown and Reiter

By Mike Hantho, Staff Writer

October 28, 2014

Filed under Sports

EWU students senior Mario Brown and sophomore Sarah Reiter have been awarded the Scholar-Athlete of the Month award. Reiter said that she was very surprised to hear that she had won the Scholar-Athlete of the Month award. “Honestly, my friend texted me that I won Student-Athlete of the Month, and I was like, ‘What?’ I really was just, surprised,” said Reiter....

Eagles lose to Lumberjacks, 28-27

Eagles lose to Lumberjacks, 28-27

October 27, 2014

A Northern Arizona Lumberjacks’ late rally chopped down the Eagles, 28-27, bringing an end to EWU football’s 14-game conference win streak. In a...

Lady Eagles golf teams sets new cleats on the green

Lady Eagles golf teams sets new cleats on the green

October 3, 2014

The Eastern Eagles’ golf team has introduced three new players to the team, and performed well after fighting two tournaments against difficult schools;...

Concussions happen with high frequency

Concussions happen with high frequency

October 17, 2013

  A concussion is one of the most serious injuries in any sport, just ask any athlete that deals with constant risk of head injuries. According...

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