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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...

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...

Seahawks fall short of repeat

By Fetlew Gebreziabher, Online Sports Editor

February 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

“Oh my God! It’s picked off at the goal line,” said Steve Raible, the voice of the Seattle Seahawks, on the 710 KIRO radio broadcast regarding the play that deflated the hearts of the Seahawks, the city of Seattle and 12s everywhere. The Seattle Seahawks threw away a chance to repeat as champions, falling a yard short to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX,...

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