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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 head coach Wendy Schuller and her staff are retooling a young roster amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

EWU coaches adjust to pandemic-style recruiting: Part three of a three-part series

May 6, 2020

EWU coaches hoping to lure top-notch athletes to play in Cheney have had to get used to a lot of FaceTime calls and virtual campus tours while on the recru...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie led the Eagles with 20 points and seven rebounds in EWU's first round loss to Portland State Monday.

Women’s basketball bounced in first round of Big Sky Tournament

March 9, 2020

Although the Eagles put up a good fight in the second half, they came up just short against the Portland State Vikings. The No. 10 seed Eagles lost the...

EWU sophomore center Bella Cravens (left, No. 14) and freshman forward Milly Knowles (right, No. 21) battle for a rebound. Cravens had 20 points and 16 rebounds in EWU's 70-67 loss to Southern Utah Thursday.

EWU battles back, but eventually falls to Southern Utah at home

February 28, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (3-14, 16-10) lost to the Southern Utah Thunderbirds (10-7, 16-10) 70-67 in a nail-biter Thursday after losing to the...

Jeremy Burnham is The Easterner's managing editor.

Opinion: EWU women’s teams deserve fan support

September 19, 2018

Jeremy Burnham is the managing editor for The Easterner. The opinion expressed in this article is his own, and does not necessarily reflect the opinio...

Head coach Wendy Schuller poses during her career acknowledgement at the Eagle's win over Southern Utah on Jan. 20. This was Schuller's 500th game at EWU | Photo courtesy of Aaron Malmoe

Schuller coaches 500th game as Eagles soar at home

January 24, 2018

When you have two players combine for 57 points, you’re likely going to win. On Jan. 18 against Northern Arizona, senior forward Delaney Hodgins scored ...

EWU freshman guard Brittany Klaman drives against North Dakota on Dec. 30. Klaman had a career-high 12 points in the team's win over Sac State on January 6. | Photo courtesy of Aaron Malmoe

EWU women’s basketball splits road pair, move to 2-2 in conference

January 10, 2018

The EWU women’s basketball team split a pair of road conference games last weekend, losing to Portland State 75-60 before beating Sacramento State 83-72....

Sophomore guard Symone Starks sizes up the Cal Poly defense on Dec. 11. Starks had 10 points and 6 assists as the Eagles improved to 4-5 on the season. | Photo courtesy of Rod Swords

EWU women’s basketball wins second straight with thriller over Cal Poly

December 13, 2017

Four players scored in double figures on Dec. 11, as the EWU women's basketball team finished its three-game home stand with a 75-72 victory over Cal...

(left to right) Delaney, Hayley and Braydey Hodgins after EWU's loss to Boise State on Dec. 3. Braydey is a sophomore guard for Boise State, Hayley is EWU's all-time leading scorer and Delaney is No. 3 on the program's scoring list. | Jeremy Burnham for The Easterner

EWU women’s basketball drops game to Boise State as Hodgins sisters reunite

December 5, 2017

There was a Hodgins family reunion at Reese Court on Dec. 3, as the EWU women’s basketball team fell to Boise State University 61-57. Eagles senior forward—and...

Senior forward Delaney Hodgins defends her opponent in a conference game last season. Hodgins was named the Big Sky Conference Preseason MVP | The Easterner Archives

EWU women’s basketball ready to eclipse expectations

November 16, 2017

In 2016, the EWU women’s basketball team were led by the stellar trio of junior forward Delaney Hodgins, senior point guard Tisha Phillips and senior...

Gallery: EWU women's basketball falls to Idaho in WBI quarterfinals 74-67

Gallery: EWU women’s basketball falls to Idaho in WBI quarterfinals 74-67

March 20, 2017

  The Eagles hosted the Idaho Vandals on Monday night at Reese Court for a quarterfinal matchup in WBI. This home game marked the first-ever national...

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