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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...

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.

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

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 recru...

The EWU men's basketball team celebrates its Big Sky regular season title. EWU clinched the title with a 78-69 victory over Weber State Saturday.

EWU wins outright regular season Big Sky Championship for second time in school history

March 7, 2020

Jubilation flooded Reese Court Saturday as the EWU men’s basketball team lifted the Big Sky Conference regular season champions trophy and cut down the...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison launches a three. Davison led EWU with 23 points Thursday.

EWU clinches share of Big Sky title with win over Idaho State

March 5, 2020

On Dec. 30, 2019, the EWU men’s basketball team lost to the Idaho State Bengals on the road 75-69. Tonight was a much different story. EWU (15-4,...

Bowe Rojas of the men’s volleyball club.

Spotlighting the men’s volleyball club

February 29, 2020

Members of the EWU men’s volleyball club described their group as fun, exciting and even stress-relieving. “I cannot picture where my life would...

EWU senior forward Mason Peatling goes up for a putback layup. Peatling scored 27 points and grabbed 15 rebounds in EWU's 80-70 win over NAU Saturday.

EWU knocks off Northern Arizona behind another Peatling double-double

February 22, 2020

This season, the EWU men’s basketball team (12-4, 19-8) has turned to senior forward Mason Peatling whenever its opponent puts the pressure on. Saturday...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. feeds the post. Aiken had 16 points and six rebounds in EWU's 77-76 win over Sac State Thursday.

EWU tops Sac State despite tumultuous second half

February 21, 2020

When the EWU men’s basketball team (11-4, 18-8) built a 17-point first half lead against the Sacramento State Hornets (6-10, 13-12) Thursday, it appeared...

EWU and Northern Arizona players at the line of scrimmage during a play on Nov. 2, 2019.

Discussing CTE with an EWU expert

February 21, 2020

A CTE Q&A with a psychology professor    Would you let your child play football? This is a question many parents are attempting to answer wit...

Jacob and Tanner Groves cheer after a made basket. The Groves are key members off EWU’s bench.

Getting to know the Groves Bros

February 19, 2020

The first time Tanner Groves drilled a contested three on one of his current teammates, he was just a kid playing in his driveway at home. The teammate ...

Head football coach Aaron Best leads the football team out after halftime against Weber State last season. Best has been a part of the Eagles' last eight Big Sky Championships - one as a player and seven on the coaching staff | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

National Signing Day produces 12 new Eagles

February 15, 2020

  Feb. 5 was National Signing Day across the college football world, and EWU announced the signing of nine players who signed national letters of ...

EWU junior guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr.

The Eagles could surprise people in March, but they have to beat Montana first…

February 14, 2020

Drew Lawson is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The overtly hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison attempts a free throw that would give him 1,000 points for his career. Davison scored 21 points in EWU's 74-71 loss to Idaho Thursday.

EWU digs large hole, can’t come back against last-place Idaho

February 14, 2020

EWU (9-4, 16-8) has faced double-digit deficits in five of its six Big Sky Conference home games. EWU came back to win three times previously, but Thursday...

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