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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...

Eagles defend home court against rival Grizzlies

Eagles defend home court against rival Grizzlies

January 10, 2019

Sometimes all it takes is a rivalry game to get back on track. After opening the Big Sky Conference slate 1-3, the EWU men’s basketball team took...

First place Northern Colorado outlasts Eagles in overtime

First place Northern Colorado outlasts Eagles in overtime

January 8, 2019

Kapri Morrow’s 21 points and seven rebounds weren’t enough for EWU at home on Monday night, dropping its third straight game conference game to Northern Colorado 67-62 ...

Scoring drought dooms Eagles

Scoring drought dooms Eagles

January 4, 2019

The EWU men’s basketball team started and finished strong against the University of Idaho on Thursday. The middle, however, was a disaster, with the Vandal...

Vandals’ Pierce shoots past Eagles

Vandals’ Pierce shoots past Eagles

January 3, 2019

While the EWU women’s basketball team was focused on containing Big Sky Conference leading scorer senior guard Mikayla Ferenz against Idaho on Thursday...

Eagles close 2018 with first Big Sky win

Eagles close 2018 with first Big Sky win

December 31, 2018

New year resolutions came a day early for EWU, as the Eagles defended home court and secured their first Big Sky win of the year against Idaho State on...

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