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EWU hockey team takes season off amid COVID-19 and budget concerns

EWU hockey team takes season off amid COVID-19 and budget concerns
December 2, 2020

  The EWU hockey club’s season seems to be in jeopardy with the ongoing global pandemic of Covid-19. The Easterner was able to talk over Zoom with Travis Allen, the club sports coordinator at...

Opening Weekend of Men’s Basketball

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison drives to the hoop. Davison led EWU in scoring with 17 points Saturday Dec 21, 2019.
December 1, 2020

The NCAA men’s and women’s Division-1 basketball season is underway across the United States.  Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the 2019-20 season was never finished and every athlete was awarded...

EWU basketball teams look forward to their seasons

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attacks the basket. Davison scored 26 points in EWU's 71-69 victory over PSU Saturday.
October 28, 2020

EWU men’s and women’s basketball teams have begun practicing, and are both looking forward to the start of their seasons.  EWU women’s basketball lost two starters from last year's team due to...

A catch-up on EWU athletics

Athletic director Lynn Hickey and senior associate athletics director for external affairs Devon Thomas sit in front of the board of trustees on Friday. The BOT approved Hickey's decision to postpone the Roos Field renovation proposal until another meeting in October. This meeting occurred in 2019.
September 29, 2020

  Reese Court, Roose Field and the URC have been quiet, with EWU joining the majority of universities across the country to halt all athletics until Jan 1.  Now, it looks like sports will be...

Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics
June 8, 2020

The wildly eventful, usually unpredictable and never expected school year that has occurred around the country in 2019-20 extends to EWU athletics. In this article, The Easterner takes a chronological...

Roos Field renovation under way as work to replace turf begins

The process of replacing the turf at Roos Field has begun.
June 5, 2020

The process of “out with the old and in with the new” in regards to EWU’s famous red turf at Roos Field has begun. Construction on replacing the old turf with new, more modern turf is under way...and...

UPDATED: Fall sports filled with uncertainty at EWU

The EWU Football team will be not playing in the fall, but will be moving their season to the spring of 2021.
May 25, 2020

In a normal world, fall sports would be getting under way in the next few months. But the world is anything but normal right now, and as a result, uncertainty reigns about what fall sports will look like...

Fall sports filled with uncertainty at EWU

The EWU Football team will be not playing in the fall, but will be moving their season to the spring of 2021.
May 18, 2020

In a normal world, fall sports would be getting under way in the next few months. But the world is anything but normal right now, and as a result, uncertainty reigns about what fall sports will look like...

Campus Rec finds new ways to get students involved

Campus Rec finds new ways to get students involved
May 11, 2020

Intramural sports like basketball, flag football and ultimate frisbee might not be available this quarter at EWU, but I.M. Sports and EPIC Adventures are trying to accomplish one of its main goals through...

EWU coaches adjust to pandemic-style recruiting: Part three of a three-part series

EWU head coach Wendy Schuller and her staff are retooling a young roster amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 2020

EWU coaches hoping to lure top-notch athletes to play in Cheney have had to get used to a lot of FaceTime calls and virtual campus tours while on the recruitment path.  That’s just one of the adjustments...

EWU coaches adjust to pandemic-style recruiting: Part two of a three-part series

EWU head coach Shantay Legans gives instruction during EWU's 74-71 loss to Idaho Thursday. Legans was largely unhappy with EWU's effort in the game on February 14th, 2020.
May 5, 2020

EWU coaches hoping to lure top-notch athletes to play in Cheney have had to get used to a lot of FaceTime calls and virtual campus tours while on the recruitment path.  That’s just one of the adjustments...

EWU coaches adjust to pandemic-style recruiting: Part one of a three-part series

EWU head coach Aaron Best coaches his players during the Eagles' 35-27 loss at Idaho on Sept. 21.
May 4, 2020

EWU coaches hoping to lure top-notch athletes to play in Cheney have had to get used to a lot of FaceTime calls and virtual campus tours while on the recruitment path.  That’s just one of the adjustments...

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