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Steaven Zachman (left) participation in the steeplechase during the Pelluer Invitational on April 8, 2017.

EWU track looks back over the year

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor May 11, 2021

Just like every other sports program at EWU, the Track and Field program has had to follow COVID protocols, and have had a change in the structure of their daily routine. Yet, since COVID-19 showed...

David Riley takes over as the new EWU Head Coach.

David Riley takes over as new EWU head coach

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor May 6, 2021

The unique 2020-2021 men’s basketball season ended with a successful Big Sky tournament run, and the program’s third appearance ever in the NCAA national tournament.  But, just three days after...

Recap of EWU sports this week

Recap of EWU sports this week

By Michael Spearman, Reporter May 5, 2021

Recap from EWU track at OSU meet: Top Men’s Performances: Sophomore Justin Roosma set the school record for the fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 8:54.69. The previous record was...

Steaven Zachman (left) participation in the steeplechase during the Pelluer Invitational on April 8, 2017.

EWU sports recap for the week

By Michael Spearman, Reporter April 29, 2021

  Over this last weekend EWU had a few sporting events that took place such as track, golf, and football.  Recap from EWU track at Idaho Invitational: The EWU track and field team competed...

EWU QB Eric Barriere threw for over 400 yards for the 4th time in his EWU career.

Football Playoff Recap

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor April 27, 2021

The unorthodox 2021 football season has come to an end for the EWU football team. EWU finished (5-2) overall. The Eagles dropped the opening game of the season against Idaho, 28-21, which will be remembered...

Freshman Talolo Limu-Jones consoles Sophomore Eric Barriere after the Eagles 38-24 loss to NDSU in the FCS National Championship on Saturday. Barriere threw for 198 yards and rushed a touchdown in the game.

EWU FB Playoffs

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor April 22, 2021

The EWU football team has been selected as one of the 16 teams to participate in the Division 1 Football Championship Series playoffs for the 2021 season.  The FCS playoffs for the 2021 season include...

The offense for EWU saw the main production come from their senior forwards Taylor Matheny and McKaley Goffard with nine goals on 16 shot attempts for Matheny and eight on 13 attempts for Goffard.

EWU women’s soccer season recap

By Michael Spearman, Reporter April 20, 2021

The EWU women’s soccer season has come to an end after the team came up short to reach the Big Sky tournament. The team ended the season with a conference record of (4-2-2) and an overall record of (5-4-2)...

The Major League Baseball season is on track for 2021.

Baseball is Back!

By Michael Spearman, Reporter April 19, 2021

  The MLB season started on time this year, after last season was cut down to only 60 games due to COVID-19 and disagreements between the MLBPA and the MLB owners regarding contract modifications...

Football Recap- EWU Defeats Idaho

Football Recap- EWU Defeats Idaho

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor April 13, 2021

The EWU football team (5-1) defeated the University of Idaho (2-3) in a barn burner Saturday afternoon, 38-31. Redshirt senior QB Eric Barriere led EWU with 309 yards passing, 54 yards on the ground...

EWU head coach Shantay Legans walks to the bench in the Eagles' first meeting with Montana on Jan. 10. EWU lost to the Grizzlies 68-62 in the Big Sky Conference Tournament championship game for the second straight year in 2019.

Year of the Transfer?

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor April 6, 2021

COVID-19 ended the 2019-2020 college basketball season on every level:  NAIA, Division I, II and III.  The NCAA granted all collegiate athletes an extra year of eligibility, allowing some athletes...

EWU Mens Basketball Season Recap

EWU Mens Basketball Season Recap

By Randle Kinswa, Co-Managing Editor/Sports Editor March 31, 2021

The unorthodox 2020-21 basketball season proved to be a historic season for the EWU men’s program. Among finishing second in the Big Sky regular season with a (12-3, 16-8) record, EWU won the Big Sky...

Freshman guard Grace Kirscher drives the ball against Norther Colorado on Monday. Kirscher scored 14 points and a team high four made 3-pointers in 2019.

EWU women’s basketball season recap

By Michael Spearman, Reporter March 12, 2021

After an up and down season the EWU women’s basketball team played their final game of the season after losing to Portland State 71-51 in the first round of the Big Sky Conference Tournament. The team...

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