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Cheney's Zapf receives national honors

Cheney High School student Sydney Zapf was selected as a 2017 National Honorable Mention recipient of The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) Award for Aspirations in...

 

Eagle men fall to Grizzlies, top Bobcats at home

Had the finish had been like their start, the Eastern Washington men’s basketball team would be sitting pretty as one of just two of the Big Sky Conference’s undefeated teams. But the Eagles couldn’t replicate the quick 7-0 lead they took at...

 

Eastern women split on Montana trip

A disappointing start to their Montana road trip had a happy ending for the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team. Following an 88-83 overtime loss at Montana State, Jan. 5, Eastern collected a rare victory in Missoula against Montana last Sat...

 

Eastern men open Big Sky Conference play at Idaho

The Eastern Washington University men's basketball team has done a splendid job to build their resume. Now they have to get the job done in the Big Sky Conference. The Eagles open league play this...

 

Eagle women open at home

Eastern Washington’s womens’ basketball team will tip off Big Sky Conference play at home, Saturday, Dec. 31 versus the University of Idaho, hoping not only to start off league play with a win, but to end a three-game losing streak. The Eagles...

 

Sarah Reiter concludes stellar EWU cross country career

After four years of stellar performances, senior Sarah Reiter ended her career with the Eastern Washington University cross country team with a top-100 finish at the 2016 NCAA Division I...

 

Eagle men cruise over Great Falls

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team jumped out to a 27-2 lead and went on to beat Great Falls handily 103-76 in non-conference game Thursday, Dec. 8 at Reese Court. The Eagles had a 59-percent to 47-percent shooting advantage...

 

Eastern women split at home

Junior Delaney Hodgins became just the 17th player in Eastern Washington women’s basketball program history to score 1,000 points on Thursday, Dec. 8, as the Eagles scored an 84-67 victory over Cal State Fullerton at Reese Court. On Sunday, Dec....

 

Eastern men top Seattle U in 2OTs

The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team rallied from a 14-point deficit with 10 minutes left to force overtime, then prevailed 93-88 in another double-overtime nonconference victory over Seattle University on Sunday, Dec. 4, at...

 

Hodgins is 'Sky player of week, Eagles face Fullerton, Gonzaga at home this week

The Big Sky Conference named Eastern Washington University women’s basketball player Delaney Hodgins Co-Player of the Week after the forward picked up a pair of 20-point performances on the road against Boise State and Cal State Northridge. It is...

 

Education briefs

Hallett announces October winners Hallett Elementary School announced its PACE award winners for October. Responsibility — Isabel Armes, Parker Chapman, Derek Halme, Cameron Potter, Liam Delange, Collin Johnson, Lillian Kelm, Brooklyn DeVore, Mary...

 

Eastern faces Idaho State on Senior Day Saturday at Roos

With due respect to all 12 Eagle seniors, it could be dubbed “Cooper Kupp Day” in addition to Senior Day. With the sensational Eagle wide receiver just six catches from breaking the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision career record for...

 

U.S. drivers waste more than $2.1 billion annually on premium gasoline

According to new research from the American Automobile Association, U.S. drivers wasted more than $2.1 billion dollars last year by using premium-grade gasoline in vehicles designed to run on regular fuel. With 16.5 million U.S. drivers having used...

 

Education briefs

Hallett announces September winners Hallett Elementary School announced its award winners for September. Hawk Pride —Alexia Mason, Eli Griffey, Rylan Horne, Makenzie Stoltz, Kaison Rudy, Nashua Sattler, Jaxx Hammer, Zackery Boyd, Samantha Sallas,...

 

West Plains teachers receive grants from STCU

Six West Plains teachers were among those receiving $250 classroom grants as part of Spokane Teachers Credit Union’s efforts to welcome educators back to school. The not-for-profit credit union, which was founded by teachers, is honoring its roots...

 

Williams sets career goals record in win over Weber State

Another record is in the books for Eastern Washington’s Chloe Williams, as she took sole possession of the school’s all-time career goals record with a score in the 18th minute of a 3-0 shutout over visiting Weber State on Sunday, Oct. 9....

 

Eagles sweep volleyball matches with NAU, Weber

The Eastern Washington University volleyball team hit .287 on Saturday, Oct. 8, to pick up a 3-0 (25-20, 25-17, 25-21) victory over Southern Utah in Big Sky Conference play, completing a sweep of their Homecoming week matches at Reese Court. The...

 

DAA Auto Body Center earns certification

Dealer Auto Auctions Auto Body Center has been officially certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and...

 

Eastern volleyball home following Montana sweep

Eastern Washington scored a 3-1 Big Sky Conference volleyball victory over Montana State Sept. 24 in Bozeman that gave them a sweep of opening-week play. The Eagles opened with a similar 3-1 victory Sept. 22 in Missoula and the weekend effort left...

 

Spokane International Airport runway work completed

Spokane International Airport’s overnight runway maintenance work was completed in the early morning hours of Monday, Sept. 20, which concluded the overnight closures of the main runway 3/21. That will return the airport to more familair traffic...

 

Gubrud impressive in Eastern's first scrimmage

Sophomore quarterback Gage Gubrud threw for 202 yards and had just a single incompletion as the Eastern Washington University offense rolled up 494 yards and 46 points Aug. 20 at Roos Field in the tea...

 

Hoekstra, Williams lead Eagles to wins

Two All-Big Sky Conference selections from 2015 certainly validated their awards for Eastern Washington University's soccer team in the early stages of the 2016 season. The Eagles got crucial winning...

 

Game times announced for 2016 EWU football games

Game times for all 11 Eastern Washington University football games have been set, including all five home games at Roos Field. Eastern's home opener on Sept. 17 against Northern Iowa will begin at...

 

Jois signs to play pro in Estonia

Eastern Washington University’s all-time leading men’s basketball scorer, Venky Jois, signed a contract Aug. 9 to play professionally with Tartu Ulikool/Rock, a club located in the European country of Estonia. “I’m excited to actually be a...

 

Four second half goals earn EWU win over UBC

The Eastern Washington University soccer team erupted for four goals in the second half against the University of British Columbia to win an exhibition contest, 4-1, on Aug. 13 in Cheney. Junior Savannah Hoekstra scored two goals in just 48 seconds...

 

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