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 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    July 10, 2014

EWU's Seiferth returns to Germany, signs to play professional basketball

Armed with a new professional contract, and soon his degree in communication studies from Eastern Washington University, 6-foot-10 center Martin Seiferth will return to his native Germany for an opportunity to play professional basketball. Seiferth...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    March 6, 2014

Buchanan Award candidate Hamlin gets sixth year

Ronnie Hamlin and that trademark hair flowing out of his helmet will return for another season with the Eastern Washington University football team. Nearing the school record with a current career...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    January 16, 2014

EWU women hope Reese is more kind than the road

Eastern Washington women’s basketball head coach Wendy Schuller wasn’t too excited about her team having to travel through Western Montana, and that was just the bus ride. Following an 0-2 results after losing a late lead - and the game - 78-74...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    January 2, 2014

Eastern hangs with UConn, but fades in end

Eastern Washington fell short of the tall order of toppling legendary basketball giant, the University of Connecticut, but it certainly was not for lack of trying. The Eagles hung with the No. 15 UConn Huskies off and on most of the game before...

 
 By FROM STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 19, 2013

Kupp named as Jerry Rice Award winner

Bursting onto the scene with the best season by a freshman wide receiver in NCAA Football Championship Subdivision history, EWU receiver Cooper Kupp has been selected by The Sports Network as the...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Education    December 12, 2013

New Eastern trustee has family legacy with university

Uriel Iñiguez, one of six siblings to graduate from Eastern Washington University and the father of a current EWU student, has been appointed the university’s Board of Trustees by Gov. Jay Inslee, effective Jan. 1, 2014. Iñiguez is the oldest of...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 12, 2013

Eastern women collect first win over Cal Northridge, 73-53

The Eastern Washington women's basketball team put one of their best efforts of the season on display last Friday night at Reese Court and earned a long-awaited first victory of the season with a...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 12, 2013

St. Mary's rolls over Eastern 93-65

Eastern Washington found out just how tough the St. Mary's Gaels can be at McKeon Pavilion. Brad Waldow led five Saint Mary's players in double figures with 20 points, eight rebounds and a blocked sho...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 12, 2013

Monterola earns Big Sky Athlete of the Week

Keisa Monterola of the Eastern Washington University women’s track and field team was selected as the Big Sky Conference women’s field athlete of the week for the week of Dec. 10 after a stellar season-opening performance in the pole vault at...

 
 By FROM STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 5, 2013

Eastern women return to Reese for long home stand

The Eastern Washington women’s basketball team’s most recent road trip came up empty as they went winless in a pair of games last weekend in Las Vegas. Now Eastern will be home through the entire month of December and into the first week of 2014...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    October 31, 2013

Hageage steps down as EWU soccer coach

Eastern Washington University Women's Soccer head coach George Hageage will step down from his post at the conclusion of his contract Nov. 30, 2013, announced by athletic director Bill Chaves Monday,...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    More News    October 3, 2013

Government shutdown hits Fairchild air base operations

The partial federal government shutdown hit the West Plains earlier this week at Fairchild Air Force Base, where some services were temporarily suspended due to the inaction in Washington, D.C. According to a press release by Fairchild,...

 
 By FROM STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    September 26, 2013

EWU volleyball meets Montana schools in Reese Court matches

After splitting a pair of matches to open Big Sky play last week, the Eastern Washington women’s volleyball team welcomes the Montana schools to Reese Court for a pair of league showdowns this weekend. The Eagles square off with Montana State...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    September 19, 2013

Toledo rallies to top Eastern 33-21

After challenging the Toledo Rockets and beating them off the launch pad, Eastern Washington ran out of fuel in a 33-21 nonconference loss last Saturday at the Glass Bowl in the Ohio city along Lake...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    September 19, 2013

Preseason prepares EWU volleyball well for Big Sky play

Eastern Washington will take its 3-8 preseason record, and strides made during playing some of the toughest volleyball teams in the nation into tonight’s Big Sky Conference opening match against Sacramento State beginning at 6 p.m. at Reese Court....

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    January 24, 2013

Eastern men fall at UND, Northern Colorado

The longest road trip of the season for the Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team got off to a bad start even before they took to the court last Thursday in Grand Forks, N.D. A van wreck following Wednesday’s shoot-around injured...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 27, 2012

CFL’s top defender Sherritt signed through 2015 by Edmonton

FROM STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS The Edmonton Eskimos announced they had signed the Canadian Football League’s Most Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year, J.C. Sherritt, to a contract extension. That keeps the former Eastern Eagle out of...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 20, 2012

Wade Benson returns to Eastern as volleyball coach

Wade Benson is returning to familiar territory. The man who made history during his his seven seasons as head volleyball coach at Eastern Washington University will return to that position it was...

 
 By STAFF AND NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Sports    December 20, 2012

Eastern women end long layoff, get back on road for Big Sky opener

On one hand the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team is in familiar territory as they open Big Sky Conference play – on the road – where they have played eight of their first 11 games. New to head coach Wendy Schuller’s crew is for the...

 
 By staff and NEWS SERVICE REPORTS    Education    October 11, 2012

Tibetan monk Phelgye will teach EWU winter seminar

This fall, students in Eastern Washington University’s Department of Psychology will spend Thursday afternoons learning principles of compassion and practice from a world-renowned scholar and teacher - Venerable Geshe Thupten Phelgye (Geh-shay...