The Easterner

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison drives to the hoop for a layup. Davison scored 39 points Sunday, two away from tying his career-high.

Davison has big night as EWU pulls away from North Dakota

December 9, 2019

With 11:28 to play in the EWU men’s basketball game against The University of North Dakota Sunday, the Eagles trailed 62-61. EWU then rode the hot hand...

EWU freshman guard Jenna Dick looks to pass to the post. Dick got the start at point guard Sunday and responded by scoring a career-high 17 points.

EWU enters win column with victory over Northwest Christian

December 9, 2019

It wasn’t pretty at times, but the EWU women’s basketball team (1-5) finally found the win column with an 81-62 victory over Northwest Christian University...

Sophomore center Bella Cravens takes a free throw against the Gonzaga bulldogs on Nov. 22.

Sophomore center Bella Cravens grabs boards and raises intensity

November 27, 2019

EWU sophomore center Bella Cravens has an easy-going personality off the court, but a fiery one on it. “I just love her attitude and her spirit,...

EWU sophomore guard/foward Kim Aiken Jr. attempts a jump shot. Aiken had 11 points and 11 rebounds in EWU's 87-82 victory over Belmont Tuesday.

Balanced attack leads EWU to big win over Belmont

November 26, 2019

NCAA Tournament regulars don’t often come to Cheney, and EWU doesn’t often knock off an NCAA Tournament regular. Both those scenarios occurred Tuesday,...

EWU junior guard Brittany Klaman attempts to drive down the lane Friday at Gonzaga. EWU fell to GU 84-44.

EWU falls to Zags in The Kennel for fourth straight loss

November 23, 2019

The EWU women’s basketball team (0-4) fell behind early and couldn’t catch up to No. 23 Gonzaga (3-1) Friday, as the Bulldogs routed the Eagles 84-4...

The 24 playoff teams will be announced Sunday, Nov. 24.

EWU takes on Portland State for potential final game of the year

November 20, 2019

The EWU football team hasn’t finished at or below .500 in 13 years.  The Eagles (5-2, 6-5) will try and extend that streak Saturday in the likely seas...

EWU redshirt sophomore Tanner Groves embraces junior guard Jack Perry on Jan. 10. Groves redshirted the 2017-18 season.

The life of a basketball redshirt

November 20, 2019

This is part two of a two-part series on athletic redshirts. Part one, which is about football redshirts, was published in The Easterner on Nov. 13. They may not b...

EWU junior guard Jacob Davison soars in for a dunk. Davison led all scorers with 15 points in EWUs 107-25 victory over Portland Bible College Tuesday.

EWU soars to victory in season opener

November 8, 2019

Six Eagles scored in double figures and the EWU men’s basketball team (1-0) decimated the Portland Bible College Wildcats 107-25 in the season opener...

EWU freshman forward Kennedy Dickie fires away from long distance. Dickie scored 24 points in EWU's 78-44 exhibition win over Northwest University Wednesday.

Dickie leads Eagles to exhibition win

October 31, 2019

The EWU women’s basketball team took care of Northwest University Wednesday night 78-44 in the team’s lone exhibition match. EWU was led in scoring...

EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. will look to build upon his successful ending to last season.

2019-20 EWU basketball preview

October 30, 2019

Women's basketball relying on young core Eagles looking to build on late 2018-19 success The EWU women’s basketball team is looking to build off it...

Larry Weir, the radio voice of EWU football and men's basketball.

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 senior forward Saige Lyons pursues the ball in the Eagles' 1-1 draw against Northern Colorado on Sept. 27.

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 ...

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