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EWU Women’s rugby team posing for a photo after a long night of practice. Photo Credit: Alisha Trevaskis.

Womens Rugby defies stereotypes

February 18, 2020

With National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) having recently passed, EWU’s women’s rugby team trains as hard as ever for their next match. ...

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 sophomore point guard Jessica McDowell-White in control against Northern Arizona on Feb. 3. McDowell-White had a double-double in EWU's win over PSU Saturday.

EWU snuffs losing streak with win over Portland State

February 15, 2020

After a 12 game losing streak, the Eagles finally found a way to get back on track. The EWU women’s basketball team (2-12, 3-20) defeated the Portland...

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...

EWU sophomore point guard Jessica McDowell-White rises up for a midrange jumper against Idaho. EWU lost to Idaho 75-46 Thursday.

EWU falls to Idaho for 12th straight defeat

February 14, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-12, 2-20) lost 75-46 to the Idaho Vandals for its 12th straight defeat Thursday. EWU was led in scoring by sophomore...

EWU sophomore forward Tanner Groves boxes out for a rebound. Groves scored 16 points in EWU's 74-45 win over MSU Saturday.

EWU bounces back with win over Montana State

February 8, 2020

Two nights ago EWU took the L, but today they bounced back. The EWU men’s basketball team (9-3, 16-7) beat the Montana State Bobcats in convincing...

EWU sophomore center Bella Cravens looks to make a move on Feb. 3 versus NAU. Cravens had 11 points and 10 rebounds in EWU's 77-56 loss to UM Thursday.

Eagles fall to Lady Griz as losing streak hits 10

February 6, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-10, 2-18) is in the midst of a skid that it can’t seem to self-correct. EWU lost its 10th straight game  to the...

Left: EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. wears No. 24, one of Kobe Bryant's numbers. Photo by Mckenzie Ford for the Easterner. Right: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

EWU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

February 5, 2020

On January 26, the world was stunned when news broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna a...

Members of the EWU volleyball club compete at a recent meeting. The club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. in the Phase.

Women’s volleyball club provides a space to compete

February 4, 2020

If you’re a woman who likes to play volleyball, but aren’t a member of the EWU athletics team, you can play with the women’s volleyball club. The...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie soars to the rim. Dickie scored 16 points and grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds in EWU's 70-62 loss to NAU Monday.

EWU falls again despite Dickie’s double-double

February 4, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-9, 2-17) lost to the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (8-3, 11-9) 70-62 Monday night. EWU was led in scoring by sophomore...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie attacks the basket.

Women’s basketball loses eighth straight

February 2, 2020

The EWU women's basketball team (1-8, 2-16) lost 74-67 against the Sacramento State Hornets (4-6, 5-13) Saturday. EWU led for nearly 37 minutes of the...

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