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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...

Roos Field's last change came in 2010 with the addition of the red turf, and was previously renovated in 2004 as part of a $4.5 million stadium overhaul. EWU Athletic Director Lynn Hickey will make a stadium renovation proposal to the board of trustees on May 10.

EWU students weigh in on impending Roos Field renovation proposal

April 17, 2019

In less than a month, EWU football fans will know more about the future of Roos Field. To outline the plans for an impending renovation project, Athletic...

Basketball is a part of Spokane's culture. Successful programs at Gonzaga and Hoopfest—the world's largest 3-on-3 tournament fuel the city's love for the game.

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...

Fans watch on as the EWU women's basketball team beat Simon Fraser 72-66 in a home exhibition on Sunday. There were 166 people in attendance, below last year's regular season average of about 600.

Opinion: Support your Eagle athletes

November 7, 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...

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

Cooper Kupp breaks the NCAA FCS all-time receptions record in victory over Idaho State

November 17, 2016

Cooper Kupp took center stage on Senior Day, breaking the NCAA FCS all-time record with 396 career passing receptions as EWU defeated Idaho State 48-17 ...

Los Angeles Rams and former EWU wide receiver Cooper Kupp looks on at the field during his college career in Cheney. Kupp was one of the EWU athletes McPherson referred to as potentially being able to sell his likeness while playing for the Eagles.

Cooper Kupp’s historic college football career nears its end

November 17, 2016

Cooper Kupp will be playing in his final regular season game as an EWU Eagle tomorrow at Portland State. His illustrious career has garnered him nume...

New sport of Bubble Soccer raising money for chapter adviser

New sport of Bubble Soccer raising money for chapter adviser

May 20, 2016

EWU Alpha Kappa Psi chapter adviser, Bekah Todd, beat breast cancer over a year ago only to recently discover it had come back. To help raise money the...

Spring concert is back bringing country and soul performers

By Kristi Lucchetta, staff writer

May 20, 2016

Photo contributed by       Photo contributed by             The spring concert is back at EWU and bringing Parmalee and Allen Stone on May 23 in Reese Court at 7:30 p.m. “All Eagle Entertainment [EE] events are an alternative to going out drinking and a safe way for students to have fun,” EWU senior and EE concert coordin...

EWU instructor prescribes students playtime

EWU instructor prescribes students playtime

May 19, 2016

Maggie Rowe did not get many kind looks from her students when she made them play hot potato with a real potato on the first day of class. Like a doctor...

Birds of a feather work well together

By RayJaun Stelly, Contributing Writer

May 16, 2016

Twin brothers and sophomores Nzuzi and Simba Webster are inseparable, reminiscent of basketball twins Andrew and Aaron Harrison and Marcus and Markieff Morris, except they are the football version. Although California can be seen as amazing and dangerous at the same time, the Webster twins managed to stay focused on becoming more than a statistic. “It was very important...

Athletic department has plans in place to improve budget

By Riley Baker, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

Over the last fiscal year, the EWU athletic department was over budget by a total of $817,706 and it is looking for possible ways to get out of the hole. “The revenues seem to be the areas where you can grow the most as opposed to looking at the expenses and saying, ‘Are we doing things as shoestring as we can now and maybe chop it down a little bit more, or is there potential...

Big Sky track championship preview

By Grace Pohl, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016

The EWU track and field team has 32 qualifiers going into the Big Sky Championships on May 11-14 in Greeley, Colorado. Last year, EWU hosted the championships at Roos Field with both women and men finishing fifth overall. The front-runners for EWU’s women’s track team are seniors Kaytlyn Coleman and Katie Mahoney. With their record-breaking season, they are set out to...

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