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Former EWU safety Dehonta Hayes is hoping to get an opportunity with an NFL team.

Several former EWU football players anticipate NFL Draft amidst COVID-19 chaos

April 20, 2020

This upcoming weekend, hundreds of college football players will see their professional dreams come true as they hear their name called during one of the seve...

Largemouth bass fishing is a popular outdoor activity in the Inland Northwest.

Fish on: Largemouth bass fishing around EWU

March 14, 2020

While trout and salmon will always be favorites of anglers in the Inland Northwest, largemouth bass, an aggressive, predatory fish that strike bait ferociously,...

Bowe Rojas of the men’s volleyball club.

Spotlighting the men’s volleyball club

February 29, 2020

Members of the EWU men’s volleyball club described their group as fun, exciting and even stress-relieving. “I cannot picture where my life would...

EWU football players take the field. A faculty organization report presented seven possible alternative models for athletics, one of which was eliminating football.

Hickey, Syphers share perspectives regarding faculty report on athletics

February 26, 2020

Is EWU going to cut athletics? That question has been stirring around social media in the past couple of weeks in the wake of a faculty organization...

EWU and Northern Arizona players at the line of scrimmage during a play on Nov. 2, 2019.

Discussing CTE with an EWU expert

February 21, 2020

A CTE Q&A with a psychology professor    Would you let your child play football? This is a question many parents are attempting to answer wit...

Jacob and Tanner Groves cheer after a made basket. The Groves are key members off EWU’s bench.

Getting to know the Groves Bros

February 19, 2020

The first time Tanner Groves drilled a contested three on one of his current teammates, he was just a kid playing in his driveway at home. The teammate ...

EWU Women’s rugby team posing for a photo after a long night of practice. Photo Credit: Alisha Trevaskis.

Womens Rugby defies stereotypes

February 18, 2020

With National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) having recently passed, EWU’s women’s rugby team trains as hard as ever for their next match. ...

EWU sophomore center Bella Cravens looks to make a move on Feb. 3 versus NAU. Cravens had 11 points and 10 rebounds in EWU's 77-56 loss to UM Thursday.

Eagles fall to Lady Griz as losing streak hits 10

February 6, 2020

The EWU women’s basketball team (1-10, 2-18) is in the midst of a skid that it can’t seem to self-correct. EWU lost its 10th straight game  to the...

Left: EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. wears No. 24, one of Kobe Bryant's numbers. Photo by Mckenzie Ford for the Easterner. Right: Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

EWU men’s and women’s basketball players and coaches reflect on the life and legacy of Kobe Bryant

February 5, 2020

On January 26, the world was stunned when news broke that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant had died in a helicopter crash, along with his daughter Gianna a...

Members of the EWU volleyball club compete at a recent meeting. The club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. in the Phase.

Women’s volleyball club provides a space to compete

February 4, 2020

If you’re a woman who likes to play volleyball, but aren’t a member of the EWU athletics team, you can play with the women’s volleyball club. The...

EWU freshman wing Kennedy Dickie attacks the basket.

Women’s basketball loses eighth straight

February 2, 2020

The EWU women's basketball team (1-8, 2-16) lost 74-67 against the Sacramento State Hornets (4-6, 5-13) Saturday. EWU led for nearly 37 minutes of the...

EWU cheerleaders shout for the EWU men’s basketball team as students cheer in the background. Student attendance is increasing at men’s basketball games, but has been steadily decreasing at football games.

Drop in game attendance appears to correlate with EWU student participation

February 1, 2020

There is a trend on U.S. college campuses concerning athletic attendance.   Across the nation, college students have attended fewer and fewer sporting ev...

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