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Eagles thumped by Griz in disappointing home loss

Eagles thumped by Griz in disappointing home loss

January 9, 2020

EWU (2-2, 9-6) coasted through most of its first six home games, winning each one and winning four of the six by double-digits. That streak ended Thursday,...

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

January 8, 2020

EWU fans would rather forget what has happened the past two years in the Big Sky Conference Championship: a first-half lead melts away as the Eagles’...

EWU hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

EWU hangs on to beat PSU behind trio of big performances

January 4, 2020

It got tense in the last minute, but the EWU men’s basketball team (2-1, 9-5) squeaked out a 71-69 victory over the Portland State Vikings (1-3, 7-9)...

EWU stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over Omaha

EWU stays hot at home in high-scoring blowout over Omaha

December 18, 2019

The EWU men’s basketball team was on a 13-1 run as the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Omaha Mavericks wound to a close. That run was extended...

Sophomore center Bella Cravens grabs boards and raises intensity

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,...

Balanced attack leads EWU to big win over Belmont

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,...

The life of a basketball redshirt

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...

2019-20 EWU basketball preview

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...

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

EWU basketball players and coaches explain Spokane’s basketball culture

April 14, 2019

You don’t have to spend much time in the Spokane area to notice that baseketball is a big deal in the community. Baskets stand on driveways, in garages...

Gallery: EWU vs. UM Feb. 9, 2019

Gallery: EWU vs. UM Feb. 9, 2019

February 12, 2019

  Game story: https://theeasterner.org/44890/sports/ewus-comeback-falls-just-short-in-missoula/...

EWU men’s basketball enters offseason with promising future

EWU men’s basketball enters offseason with promising future

April 12, 2018

For the second time in as many years, the EWU men’s basketball team is losing the Big Sky Conference MVP to graduation. Last season’s loss was Jacob Wiley, who no...

More and More EWU Athletes Are Taking Their Games to the Next Level

More and More EWU Athletes Are Taking Their Games to the Next Level

June 1, 2017

As the saying goes, times are a changin’. Your beloved EWU athletes are no longer just local novelties — they are now apart of the national conversat...

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