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Volleyball snaps lengthy conference skid

Volleyball snaps lengthy conference skid

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

EWU players euphorically rushed the court to celebrate as head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud embraced her assistant coaches. Looks of celebration, relief and elation were visible on their faces. The volleyball team was celebrating one simple fact: The losing streak is over. EWU (1-6, 3-16) was victorious...

Sherman relieved of head coaching duties

Sherman relieved of head coaching duties

By Randle Kinswa, Sports Reporter

October 17, 2019

EWU is parting ways with head hockey coach Greg Sherman, the team announced today. EWU was 2-6 with a minus-19 goal differential under Sherman. Former EWU goalie Tyler O’Donnell will act as head coach for tonight’s game against Santa Rosa Junior College. Assistant coaches have yet to be de...

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 13, 2019

“Protect the Red.” That is what the EWU football home mantra states. The Eagles (2-1, 3-4) certainly did that Saturday, dominating the Northern Colorado Bears (1-2, 1-6) 54-21.  With the win, EWU set a program record with its 12th straight home victory.  EWU junior quarterback Eric Barri...

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 12, 2019

Famous author Charles Dickens once said, “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”  That sentiment rings especially true for the EWU football team (1-1, 2-4), which enters Saturday’s homecoming matchup against the Northern Colorado B...

Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 11, 2019

Larry Weir is the radio play-by-play announcer for the EWU football and men’s basketball teams. Games are broadcast on 700 ESPN. Weir also hosts the Press Box Podcast for the Spokesman-Review. Follow him on Twitter @LarryWeirPBP. Questions by Drew Lawson. Any opinion expressed in the questions does not ...

EWU alumnus Jason M. Burke self-publishes his first book: “Secretly Seeking Sasquatch: A Road Guide to Washington’s Bigfoot Country”

EWU alumnus Jason M. Burke self-publishes his first book: “Secretly Seeking Sasquatch: A Road Guide to Washington’s Bigfoot Country”

By Richard N. Clark IV, Editor in Chief

October 8, 2019

By publishing his first book, “Secretly Seeking Sasquatch: A Road Guide to Washington’s Bigfoot Country,” EWU alumnus and former Easterner writer Jason M. Burke earned the title of author. As the description of the book says, “part guide, part memoir and part humorous essay, ‘Secretly Seeki...

Road woes continue for EWU in Sacramento

Road woes continue for EWU in Sacramento

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 6, 2019

If the field isn't red, the results haven't been good thus far for the EWU football team (1-1, 2-4) in 2019. The Eagles fell to the Sacramento State Hornets (1-0, 3-2) 48-27 Saturday to lose its fourth road game in as many tries. EWU scored a touchdown on its first drive of the game when junior quarterback...

Cheney Eats: The Easterner’s top choices for on and off campus dining

Cheney Eats: The Easterner’s top choices for on and off campus dining

By Hamine Mendez, Arts & Features Editor

October 2, 2019

Gerardo's Authentic Mexican Food Gerardo’s Authentic Mexican Food is a restaurant that is known across Cheney. It has a large menu, with multiple options to choose from. You can usually get away with spending less than ten dollars. Junior Jose Giron said he eats here a lot, and it is in his top...

EWU soccer heads into conference play hoping to turn ties into wins

EWU soccer heads into conference play hoping to turn ties into wins

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The EWU soccer team has only scored more than twice in one game this season. Despite that fact, the Eagles have started Big Sky Conference play with a 3-5-2 record after playing Northern Colorado to a 1-1 draw in the conference opener on Sept. 27.  Strangely, EWU has yet to get a win at home, as all three victor...

Meet The Easterner’s 2019-20 Staff

Meet The Easterner’s 2019-20 Staff

By The Easterner, 2019-20 Staff

October 1, 2019

Richard Clark IV - Editor in Chief Richard Clark is the Editor-in-Chief for The Easterner. He is a senior studying political science and journalism. Clark is originally from Two Harbors, MN, and attended Robert A. Long High School in Longview, WA. From photography to rafting, backpacking and anything outd...

EWU grinds out win over North Dakota

EWU grinds out win over North Dakota

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

September 28, 2019

EWU head coach Aaron Best didn’t have the reaction many would have to playing in gusting winds, snow and rain during a September football game. “It was awesome,” Best said. “Saturdays in the fall in Cheney are going to be windy...we love it. It’s just more adversity (and) something we c...

Eagles destroy Zags in hockey opener

Eagles destroy Zags in hockey opener

By Randle Kinswa, Sports Reporter

September 28, 2019

The EWU hockey team (2-0) scored a total of 12 goals Friday in the season opening game against Gonzaga (0-2) at the URC in Cheney. Senior forward Reed Kaiser led the team with three goals. Junior Austin Azzinnaro, sophomore Mitch Hunt and freshman Jake Best all tacked on a pair of goals.  Gonzag...

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