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EWU heads to Missoula for crucial rivalry bout

EWU heads to Missoula for crucial rivalry bout

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 25, 2019

There’s nothing better than a good rivalry in sports. The storylines are cliche, but classic: Neither team likes the other. Legacies are on the line. The stakes have never been higher.  For the EWU football team (2-1, 3-4), those cliches ring true as a trip to Missoula to take on the No. 10/11...

Golf tees off on successful fall season

Golf tees off on successful fall season

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

Sports like football, basketball and hockey may garner most of the attention at EWU, but this fall, one of the most successful Eagle teams can be found on the links.  The EWU golf team consists of seven members: seniors Madalyn Ardueser, Ashley Ohland and Megan Ohland, junior Alexa Clark, sophomor...

Soccer pitches fourth straight shutout on Senior Day

Soccer pitches fourth straight shutout on Senior Day

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

The EWU soccer team (5-0-1, 8-5-2) defeated the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (3-3-1, 7-7-2) 2-0 Sunday on Senior Day. The shutout was the fourth in a row for EWU, which clinched its sixth-straight trip to the Big Sky Conference tournament. EWU has won five games in a row overall. EWU's goals came...

Volleyball falls to NAU in four sets

Volleyball falls to NAU in four sets

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

The EWU volleyball team (1-7, 3-17) fell to the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (5-3. 10-10) in four sets Saturday (14-25, 25-21, 11-25, 22-25). Junior outside hitter MaKenna Davis led EWU with 13 kills. EWU now heads to Pocatello, Idaho to take on the Idaho State Bengals on Oct. 24. ...

Soccer wins fourth straight conference game

Soccer wins fourth straight conference game

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 21, 2019

Sophomore midfielder Brittany Delridge had two goals and the EWU soccer team (4-0-1, 7-5-2) beat the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (0-5-1, 0-13-1) 3-0 Friday.  The win was EWU’s fourth straight. The Eagles are unbeaten through five consecutive Big Sky Conference matches after starting BSC play wi...

Eagles ice Cougars in two-game series

Eagles ice Cougars in two-game series

By Randle Kinswa, Sports Reporter

October 20, 2019

The EWU hockey team (2-0, 5-6) swept the Washington State Cougars (0-2),(5-5) in a two-game series this weekend by scores of 2-1 and 5-1, respectively. The series opened Pac-8 play for the Eagles. The Eagles are now 3-0 since interim head coach Tyler O’Donnell took over the reigns. Former head coach G...

EWU rolls to victory amidst coaching change

EWU rolls to victory amidst coaching change

By Randle Kinswa, Sports Reporter

October 18, 2019

EWU (6-3) pulled out a decisive 6-2 win Thursday night against the Santa Rosa Junior College Polar Bears. Earlier in the day EWU decided to relieve head coach Greg Sherman of his duties. Former goalie Tyler O’Donnell stepped in as the acting head coach against SRJC. The rookie head coach had...

Volleyball snaps lengthy conference skid

Volleyball snaps lengthy conference skid

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 18, 2019

EWU players euphorically rushed the court to celebrate as head coach Leslie Flores-Cloud embraced her assistant coaches. Looks of celebration, relief and elation were visible on their faces. The volleyball team was celebrating one simple fact: The losing streak is over. EWU (1-6, 3-16) was victorious...

Sherman relieved of head coaching duties

Sherman relieved of head coaching duties

By Randle Kinswa, Sports Reporter

October 17, 2019

EWU is parting ways with head hockey coach Greg Sherman, the team announced today. EWU was 2-6 with a minus-19 goal differential under Sherman. Former EWU goalie Tyler O’Donnell will act as head coach for tonight’s game against Santa Rosa Junior College. Assistant coaches have yet to be de...

Eagles plucked by Ducks in two-game sweep

Eagles plucked by Ducks in two-game sweep

By Randle Kinswa, Sports Reporter

October 13, 2019

EWU (2-6) fell prey to the Oregon Ducks (4-0) during a two-game series this weekend, with Oregon winning 7-0 and 5-2 respectively. The Eagles were outscored 12-2 and were out shot 66-55 in the two-game set. In the first game, defenseman Warren Berg had a hat-trick for Oregon. Forward Nathan Lutz added...

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

EWU decimates Northern Colorado in Homecoming onslaught

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 13, 2019

“Protect the Red.” That is what the EWU football home mantra states. The Eagles (2-1, 3-4) certainly did that Saturday, dominating the Northern Colorado Bears (1-2, 1-6) 54-21.  With the win, EWU set a program record with its 12th straight home victory.  EWU junior quarterback Eric Barri...

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

EWU looks to turn the tide during Homecoming

By Drew Lawson, Sports Editor

October 12, 2019

Famous author Charles Dickens once said, “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”  That sentiment rings especially true for the EWU football team (1-1, 2-4), which enters Saturday’s homecoming matchup against the Northern Colorado B...

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