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EWU’s comeback falls just short in Missoula

EWU’s comeback falls just short in Missoula

February 9, 2019

Sometimes the ball simply doesn’t bounce your way. The EWU men’s basketball team (8-15, 6-6) fully understands that fact after falling to Montana ...

Women complete regular season sweep of Montana

Women complete regular season sweep of Montana

February 9, 2019

The women’s basketball team walked out of Reese Court win a win for the first time since Nov. 14 on Saturday. The Eagles (6-15, 5-7) earned their...

Women lose sixth straight on Reese Court

Women lose sixth straight on Reese Court

February 7, 2019

The EWU women’s basketball game attempted 26 shots from the field in the second half of Thursday night’s game. Only four went in, and the Eagles lost...

Davison’s hot hand torches Lumberjacks

Davison’s hot hand torches Lumberjacks

February 4, 2019

From 20 seconds after the opening tip, it was clear sophomore guard Jacob Davison would not be stopped Monday night. Davison opened the scoring with...

Aiken lifts Eagles over Thunderbirds

Aiken lifts Eagles over Thunderbirds

February 2, 2019

With the Eagles leading scorer Mason Peatling ruled out with a foot injury, freshman forward Kim AIken stuffed the stat sheet in the second half and sp...

Easley’s four-year journey to get back on the court

Easley’s four-year journey to get back on the court

January 30, 2019

After grinding through four years of transfers and injuries to play in her first game, junior guard Andie Easley does not have fond memories of her early...

Eagles’ late comeback run falls short

Eagles’ late comeback run falls short

January 26, 2019

With nine seconds on the clock in regulation, junior forward Uriah Howard hoisted a 3-pointer that would’ve sent the game to overtime, after EWU fac...

Swapping her kicks for spikes

Swapping her kicks for spikes

January 25, 2019

In spring 2018, Mariah Cunningham had a decision to make. The senior forward from Central Valley High School in Spokane had exhausted her four years of...

Vikings top Eagles on Kids Day

Vikings top Eagles on Kids Day

January 24, 2019

Big Sky frontrunner Portland State outscored EWU by 15 points in the third quarter on Thursday in front of a record crowd of elementary students on Kids...

Eagles sweep state of Montana

Eagles sweep state of Montana

January 19, 2019

Sometimes the smallest player on the court can make the biggest difference. Five-foot-nine-inch junior guard Tyler Kidd scored a career-high 17 points on way to the E...

Aussies dominate down under the hoop

Aussies dominate down under the hoop

January 17, 2019

EWU’s all-time leading scorer Bogdan Bliznyuk dominated the ball and the scoring for the Eagles last year, leaving a 21.2 point per game hole begging...

Kirscher carves out scoring role

Kirscher carves out scoring role

January 16, 2019

In Grace Kirscher’s early career, she played post. Around middle school, when other players began to catch up to her in size, she made the transitio...

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