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The crowd was lead in some cheers by the young cheer squad. (Photo edits by Emily Powers)

Family Day brings Cheney and EWU together

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor May 3, 2022

Children screamed "Go Eags!" from the stands as the football team scrimmaged on the field. Parents cheered and EWU students mingled in the crowd. This Saturday EWU held two family events. One of which...

Intramural sports offers students a chance to connect

Intramural sports offers students a chance to connect

By Keri Kelly, Co-Managing Editor April 13, 2022

Tired of battling spring fever, sitting in a class with the cold air conditioning blowing in one’s face while the professor reads off a PowerPoint at the front? The sun is shining outside and now is...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attacks the perimeter. Davison scored 20 points in EWUs 89-84 victory over Northern Colorado Monday.

EWU basketball finishes their 2022 season

By Isaiah Gessner, Social Media Director March 16, 2022

The basketball seasons for both the men and women’s basketball teams have drawn to a conclusion in Boise Idaho for the Big Sky tournament. The men’s team finishes with a record of 18-16 on the season...

Basketball is a part of Spokanes culture. Successful programs at Gonzaga and Hoopfest—the worlds largest 3-on-3 tournament fuel the citys love for the game.

EWU Basketball faces a chance to win the Big Sky Tournament in Idaho

By Isaiah Gessner, Social Media Director March 4, 2022

With the Big Sky tournament getting closer and closer for both the EWU Women’s and Men’s Basketball programs, they’re both hoping to close out their seasons with some quality play.  The Big Sky...

Cooper Cup, EWU alumni, accepts the MVP trophy before an entire nation.

A Look Back: From EWU Legend to Super Bowl Champion

By Isaiah Gessner, Social Media Director February 25, 2022

Cooper Kupp was born and raised in Washington State and attended Davis High School in Yakima before going on to break countless records at Eastern Washington University. On February 13th Kupp added Super...

Broomball is similar to hockey except it is played with shoes and a broom.

URC hosts Broomball and Disco night on Feb. 18th

By Keri Kelly, Web Editor February 15, 2022

This year the URC is holding a few different events on February 18th. Not least of these events is the Broomball tournament and the Disco Inferno events. Both of these are held on the ice skating rink...

Linton Acliese III performs a pass against MSU on Jan. 27. EWU lost the game 65-69.

Basketball hits a wall while PLAY4KAY sponsors women’s games

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor February 8, 2022

EWU Men’s Basketball: The EWU Men’s basketball team went 1-4 on their five game road trip that rounded out the last week of Jan. and first week of Feb. EWU won their first game of the road trip,...

EWU sports takes a slight downturn

EWU sports takes a slight downturn

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor December 7, 2021

The EWU football team lost Dec. 3 against the University of Montana Grizzlies, 41-57, in the second round of the 2021-22 FCS playoffs.  The Eagles rushed 208-78, and the Grizzlies had five times as...

EWU players celebrate after EWU defeated the University of Montana 34-28 on Oct. 2

EWU is victorious in athletics

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor November 30, 2021

The EWU football team won their first playoff game on Nov. 27 against Northern Iowa University 19-9.  It was the first playoff game EWU has hosted since the championship run during the 2018 season.  Senior-redshirt...

EWU Senior QB Eric Barriere broke the record for most Big Sky player of the week awards.

EWU sports season update and new COVID-19 requirements for attending sports events

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor November 17, 2021

The EWU football team lost their second game of the season on Nov. 6 to Montana State University, 20-23. Three days after, it was announced by EWU Athletic director Lynn Hickey that EWU offensive coordinator...

2021 Fall Sports Update

By Randle Kinswa, Managing Editor November 2, 2021

  This has been a very active fall for EWU sports.  With COVID-19 restrictions being effectively lifted in many aspects in the last two months, EWU’s athletics have had the most ‘regular’...

 Joddie Gleason will be leading the helm next season.

EWU’s new women’s basketball coach

By Michael Spearman, Reporter May 28, 2021

  EWU introduced their new women’s basketball coach on Monday; Joddie Gleason will be leading the helm next season after Eastern parted ways with Wendy Schuller who was fired back in April. In...

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