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EWU Quarterback Eric Barriere stands on the sideline during the Eagles' 47-14 loss to the UW Huskies | Richard N. Clark IV for The Easterner

Eagles thrashed by Huskies in football opener

August 31, 2019

The EWU football team’s upset bid was quickly snuffed out by the Washington Huskies Saturday in each team’s season opener. UW found the endzone on...

Dehonta Hayes, redshirt junior safety, poses for The Easterner's first student-athlete of the year award. “I’m more than just a football player,

Student-athlete of the year: Dehonta Hayes

June 5, 2019

Our inaugural Eag of the Year awards recognize three members of EWU who have gone above and beyond to represent the campus community. One scholar, one athlete...

Then-junior forward Saige Lyons shakes off a Weber State defender on Oct. 12, 2018. Lyons scored three goals on 30 shots last year.

EWU soccer sports new faces in spring lineup

April 10, 2019

The EWU women’s soccer team kicked off its spring schedule on April 5 with an 8-1 victory over Columbia Basin College. That match was the first of five...

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

EWU football reigns over Big Sky heading into spring camp

April 10, 2019

The Eagles had 87 days to reflect on their heartbreaking season, which they finished as FCS runners-ups, before starting spring camp on April 2. Like...

EWU should spend more on sports for the culture

EWU should spend more on sports for the culture

April 10, 2019

Taylor Newquist is the Sports Editor for The Easterner. The hyperbolic opinion expressed in this article is his own and does not necessarily reflect th...

EWU athletics seeks to balance budget with stadium proposal impending

EWU athletics seeks to balance budget with stadium proposal impending

April 10, 2019

As qualifiers of seven of the past 10 FCS Playoffs, the EWU football team is no stranger to program success. It is also familiar with the costs of that...

Sophomore defensive tackle Keith Moore celebrates the Eagles 50-19 victory over Maine on Saturday. Moore forced and recovered a fumble, playing in a bigger role with Big Sky player of the year Jay-Tee Tuili sidelined due to a team rule violation.

Frisco Bound

December 15, 2018

No last second plays, no heartbreaks and no doubt. After powering through Maine, EWU will go to Frisco, Texas to play for the program’s second FCS nati...

EWU RB Sam McPherson finds some room against Cal Poly on Sept. 22. McPherson  finished with 84 yards and two touchdowns | Bailey Monteith for The Easterner

Eagles tame Mustangs to open Big Sky play

September 22, 2018

The EWU defense took the wind out of Cal Poly’s sails early in the game, scoring two fumble return touchdowns in the first half, from defensive back...

Sophomore Goalkeeper Kelsee Winston leads the Eagles off the field following a 2-0 loss to Boise State. Winston had five saves in the match | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner.

EWU soccer falls to Boise State at home

September 1, 2018

The EWU soccer team suffered its first home loss on Friday, falling to Boise State, 2-0. The offense never got off the ground, and the defense made crucial...

Senior forward Allison Raniere performs a corner kick in the first half of EWU's 2-1 victory over Grambling State on August 26. Raniere would later have the game winning goal | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner.

EWU soccer downs Grambling State

August 26, 2018

For the first time this season, the EWU soccer team picked up a victory in regulation today at home against Grambling State. Last week after a 1-0 victory...

The EWU football team takes the field before its scrimmage on August 25 | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner

Freshmen feel a part of the Eagle family

August 25, 2018

The EWU football team stepped onto Roos field today for its second scrimmage of training camp, one week before the season opener against Central Washingt...

Senior forward Allison Raniere heads the ball against South Dakota on August 24 | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner

EWU soccer plays to 1-1 draw

August 24, 2018

For the second home match in a row, the EWU soccer team completely outplayed its opponent in every aspect the game, except the score. The Eagles led the...

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