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Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

Highs and lows from an eventful year of EWU athletics

June 8, 2020

The wildly eventful, usually unpredictable and never expected school year that has occurred around the country in 2019-20 extends to EWU athletics. In...

EWU seniors in spring sports, including Madalyn Ardueser of the golf team and Mikayel Kachatryan of the men's tennis team, saw their final seasons at EWU come to an abrupt end this year.

EWU spring seniors face decision regarding a return

April 14, 2020

The EWU men’s and women’s track teams were busy preparing for what promised to be a competitive outdoor season. The golf team was in the middle of ...

EWU senior Keshun McGee won the triple jump at this year’s Big Sky Indoor Championships.

Four Eagles get top-three finishes at Big Sky Indoor Championships

March 3, 2020

EWU track and field athletes put their best feet forward last weekend as they traveled to compete in the Big Sky Conference Indoor Championships in Pocatello,...

Senior Larry Still has battled through adversity to become EWU's top pole vaulter. At the 47 Pueller Invitational he set the school record vault of 17-feet-6.5-inches.

EWU vaulter Larry Still reaches new heights in the pole vault

May 13, 2019

EWU senior Larry Still is accustomed to reaching new heights. Still cleared 16-feet-5.5-inches in the pole vault on May 11 to win his fourth Big Sky...

Thousands make their way through downtown Spokane on Sunday as a part of the 43rd annual Bloomsday.

Bloomsday brings out EWU track and field members

May 6, 2019

Bloomsday is one of the vanguards of Spokane’s culture. Over the past 43 years the 12 kilometer road run has become one of the largest in the world, wi...

Rain steadily poured down onto Roos Field at the 47th annual Puller Invitational on Saturday. Wind gusts reached as high as 26 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

EWU track and field dominates Pelluer Invitational amid rough weather conditions

April 13, 2019

The EWU men’s and women’s track and field teams flooded the podium this weekend with 15 first place finishes in harsh weather conditions at the 47th...

Sophomore distance runner Issac Barville leads the pack in the 1,500-meter run at the WAR XII on April 6. Barville finished the race first overall with a time of 3:50.62.

EWU’s Barville battles injuries, but is in for the long haul

April 7, 2019

Making strides Isaac Barville has dealt with a plethora of injuries in his career as a distance runner, but you wouldn’t know it watching his recent p...

EWU's women athletes discuss gender equality and their experience playing sports

EWU’s women athletes discuss gender equality and their experience playing sports

March 13, 2019

In the weeks leading up to International Women’s Day on March 8, athletes and coaches from four of  the seven women’s sports at EWU, along with athletic...

Junior Keshun McGee competes in the long jump at the 47th Pelluer Invitational on April 14, 2018. McGee won his third career Big Sky long jump championship at the BSC indoor championships in Bozeman, Montana, last weekend, to go along with his first career BSC championship in the triple jump.

McGee doubles up on Big Sky indoor championships

February 27, 2019

Fifty EWU track and field athletes competed across 30 events at the Big Sky Conference indoor championships in Bozeman, Montana, last weekend. The team...

Senior Dominique Butler competes in the triple jump during the Candy Cane XI Invitational at the EWU Fieldhouse on Nov. 30. Butler set two records at the Big Sky indoor championships last weekend in the pentathlon and triple jump. Her 39-foot-7-inch effort in the triple jump earned her third place in the competition.

Butler serves up EWU records at indoor championships

February 27, 2019

Senior Dominique Butler broke two EWU records at the Big Sky Indoor Championships in Bozeman, Montana, on Feb. 21-22, stepping onto the podium with a third...

Senior Samantha Raines practices her vaults during outdoor season last year. Raines placed sixth in the Big Sky Conference outdoor championships last year, and was one of three Eagles to finish in the top six. Now Raines is ranked No. 2 in the pole vault for the BSC indoor season with senior teammate Liz Prouty ranked No. 1.

Women’s vaulters raise the bar

February 20, 2019

Over the past two years, the EWU men’s and women’s pole vaulters have climbed to new heights, tallying 16 first-place finishes in total. This year’s...

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