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Blackburn granted sixth year of eligibility

February 15, 2019

One of EWU’s five senior co-captains from its 2018 FCS runner-up campaign is returning for another season. All-American center Spencer Blackburn was...

Riding for the culture

Riding for the culture

February 13, 2019

When most people hear the word rodeo, an image of modern day cowboys glued to bucking bulls and stallions is the first thing that comes to mind. For teams...

Women complete regular season sweep of Montana

Women complete regular season sweep of Montana

February 9, 2019

The women’s basketball team walked out of Reese Court win a win for the first time since Nov. 14 on Saturday. The Eagles (6-15, 5-7) earned their...

Women lose sixth straight on Reese Court

Women lose sixth straight on Reese Court

February 7, 2019

The EWU women’s basketball game attempted 26 shots from the field in the second half of Thursday night’s game. Only four went in, and the Eagles lost...

Davison’s hot hand torches Lumberjacks

Davison’s hot hand torches Lumberjacks

February 4, 2019

From 20 seconds after the opening tip, it was clear sophomore guard Jacob Davison would not be stopped Monday night. Davison opened the scoring with...

Aiken lifts Eagles over Thunderbirds

Aiken lifts Eagles over Thunderbirds

February 2, 2019

With the Eagles leading scorer Mason Peatling ruled out with a foot injury, freshman forward Kim AIken stuffed the stat sheet in the second half and sp...

Freshman figures Eagles need a skating club

Freshman figures Eagles need a skating club

January 31, 2019

At 6:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, while most EWU students are either fast asleep or grumbling through their morning routine, Samantha Vo can be seen...

Student athletes are not immune to mental health problems

Student athletes are not immune to mental health problems

January 30, 2019

Content warning: This article discusses topics of suicide and suicide prevention. If you are depressed or have suicidal thoughts please call the Natio...

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...

A good throw comes from below

A good throw comes from below

January 25, 2019

Many track and field athletes participate in a multitude of events that test all physical abilities, including running long distances, sprinting and j...

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...

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