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Senior sprinter Brad Wall looks upon the track he has dominated during his career at Eastern. He was named Big Sky Champion five times in his career.

Wall leaves lasting impressions at EWU

June 5, 2013

Pesky sprinter leaves his mark on Eastern's track and field team By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] Every athlete wants to le...

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EeeWoos recognize Eastern’s notable athletes

June 5, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected]   Culminating the 2012-2013 athletic season, the best student-athlete performances were celebrated at the fifth annual ...

The Eagles gather before the Football Championship Subdivision playoff game against Wagner. The team and many of its members earned nominations in 11 EeeWoos categories.
Photo by Aaron Malmoe

EeeWoos celebrate year’s best

May 30, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] Eagles quarterback Vernon Adams read the blitz and knew there were too many rushers for the ...

Goalie Jason Greenwell said he's considering playing overseas in Europe after his days at Eastern are over.
Photos by Anna Mills

Hockey players debate professional avenues

May 30, 2013

Rigors of junior hockey apparent to aspiring hockey players By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] After being released by the ...

Women's basketball loses players to Hawaii

Women’s basketball loses players to Hawaii

May 23, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] Morganne Comstock’s happiness and passion for the game of basketball have waned since the sudden passing of her best friend six years ...

Nine Eagles head to NCAA Prelims

May 22, 2013

Track and field members compete to punch their ticket to nationals By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] Thanks to top-48 rankings after their respective events at the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championships, nine Eagles qualified for the 2013 Division I Outdoor Track and Field West Preliminary Round from May 23 through the 25 at Austin, Tex...

Melissa Waelter, center, ranked eighth in the Sun Belt Conference as a sophomore with 3.08 kills per contest.
Photo by Brad Puckett

Volleyball stacks roster with international transfer

May 16, 2013

German-born Melissa Waelter to join Eastern's team next season By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] Staying true to a philosophy of acquiring ...

Saleh Alsudais is consoled by a Cheney Police officer after Alsudais discovered that his car was involved in a collision outside
Cadet Hall. His car was one of five cars damaged May 9.

Five-car accident rocks EWU campus

May 16, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] A woman sustained possible neck injuries in a car accident on May 9 on Washington Street alon...

Eagle football works hard over summer

Eagle football works hard over summer

May 16, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] While the vast majority of EWU students will be enjoying the dog days of summer break in their entirety, returning football players earn only a short reprieve before head...

Volleyball team lands Serbian trio

Volleyball team lands Serbian trio

May 9, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] By way of Serbia to Wyoming, the Eagles volleyball team upgraded its roster with a heavy dosage of interna...

Former Eagles reach for NFL

Former Eagles reach for NFL

May 9, 2013

By Peter Sowards SENIOR REPORTER [email protected] Greg Herd spent the morning of April 28 at the YMCA in the Spokane Valley teaching kids about the importance of living healthy lives for his senior...

Offense finds groove in Red-White spring game

May 2, 2013

By Peter Sowards   SENIOR REPORTER   [email protected] The hard work is starting to pay dividends for the Eagles’ offensive skill-positi...

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