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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...

Gamma Phi Beta decisively wins women’s football championship

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

It was a big win for Gamma Phi Beta in the women’s 8-on-8 football championship on May 31, as they defeated Alpha Omicron Pi 16-0 on Roos Field. The win gave Gamma Phi Beta 150 points in the Greek Week competition, giving them 1,425 points total heading into LipSync, the final event. Gamma Phi Beta and Alpha Omicron Pi got into the championship game after coming out of...

11 EWU athletes advance and end season at NCAA Regionals

By Brandon Cline, Staff Writer

June 3, 2015

Although the Big Sky Championships concluded at Roos Field earlier in May, 11 Eagle athletes continued and ultimately ended their season at the NCAA West Regionals in Austin, Texas from May 28-30. No EWU athlete finished in the top 12 in their event, which would have advanced them to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon. EWU sent six field athletes and five runners down...

Jade Redmon preparing to take a free throw shot.

Women’s basketball losing seven players

June 3, 2015

Coming off perhaps the best season in program history, the EWU women’s basketball team finds itself with just five players on scholarship after seven...

Harvey during the NCAA tournament vs. Georgetown on March 19

Tyler Harvey invited to NBA Draft combine

May 13, 2015

Tyler Harvey will have another opportunity to prove he belongs with the best prospects in the country after receiving an invite to participate in the NBA’s...

One final qualifying mark set for EWU track and field before Big Sky

One final qualifying mark set for EWU track and field before Big Sky

May 13, 2015

In the last meet before the Big Sky Outdoor Championships, the EWU track and field team added a conference qualifying mark and set multiple season bests...

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Eastern thrower looks to finish on top at home

May 13, 2015

After injuries sidelined him in high school from playing football and problems with his baseball coaches during his sophomore year, EWU senior hammer thrower...

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