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Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

Q & A with EWU football radio announcer Larry Weir

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 P...

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

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

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 ...

EWU Athletics’ summer camps connect future students with teams’ staff and players

EWU Athletics’ summer camps connect future students with teams’ staff and players

April 25, 2019

Youths spending their school vacation at a summer camp may experience all the same suburban cliches of open fires, rope swings over a green lake and close...

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

April 14, 2019

You don’t have to spend much time in the Spokane area to notice that baseketball is a big deal in the community. Baskets stand on driveways, in garages...

Montana stops EWU one game from Big Dance for second straight year

Montana stops EWU one game from Big Dance for second straight year

March 16, 2019

For the second straight year, Montana wiped out EWU’s hopes of making the Big Dance. The Grizzlies (26-8) beat the Eagles (16-18) 68-62 in the Big Sk...

EWU women’s basketball falls to Portland State in Big Sky Tournament championship

EWU women’s basketball falls to Portland State in Big Sky Tournament championship

March 15, 2019

Senior Kapri Morrow’s baseline jumper at the buzzer bounced off the rim and the EWU women’s basketball team lost in the Big Sky Conference Championship...

EWU backed out of a corner by game-winner to make Big Sky tournament championship

EWU backed out of a corner by game-winner to make Big Sky tournament championship

March 13, 2019

The No. 6 seed EWU women’s basketball team trailed No. 2 seed Northern Colorado by a point with 4.6 seconds remaining, with an impending inbounds play...

EWU men’s hoops on a roll, enter Big Sky Tournament as No. 3 seed

EWU men’s hoops on a roll, enter Big Sky Tournament as No. 3 seed

March 13, 2019

The Eagles are one of the hottest teams heading into the Big Sky Conference Tournament,  coming off their first road sweep of the season. EWU ho...

EWU’s women athletes discuss gender equality and their experience playing sports

EWU’s women athletes discuss gender equality and their experience playing sports

March 13, 2019

In the weeks leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8, athletes and coaches from four of  the seven women’s sports at EWU, along with athletic...

Eagles fall to Weber State on senior day, face rematch against Wildcats to open Big Sky Tournament

Eagles fall to Weber State on senior day, face rematch against Wildcats to open Big Sky Tournament

March 9, 2019

The emotions of Senior Day were not able to propel the EWU women’s basketball team to a victory on Saturday, as the Eagles (9-11, 10-19) fell to last-place...

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