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Let the trash talking fly

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

July 16, 2019

Trash talking is and always has been a big part of my life, as bad or as silly that makes me seem. Considering video games have been a big part of my life for over a decade, I tend to trash talk people I play against, real or computer-controlled. Sports have always been in my life as well, so when...

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University of Missouri and major in engineering.

Recent fake news shows importance of verification

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

June 25, 2019

I feel like it should go without me saying so, but please check everything you read or hear. A couple scenarios have popped up recently that make this idea needed for another visit. The National Basketball Association’s championship has passed, and free agency is coming up in a few days. If you...

Intramural sports free for students over summer

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

The Campus Recreation Department offers a variety of intramural sports during the summer that any enrolled Eastern students can participate in for free. Faculty and staff holding Student Recreation Center memberships are eligible to participate, too. Basketball free throws, tennis, racquetball,...

Sports fan rage is absolutely terrifying

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 25, 2019

This probably goes without saying, but the rage of an angry sports fan is simply terrifying. I don’t know about you guys, but my dad is so bad about this. My dad is a very lax dude. He’s easygoing, caring and compassionate to no end. But when it comes to sports? Well, that’s just a totally d...

Esports arena to be built in Recreation Center

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Eastern administrators have pushed forward on a proposal to build an Esports arena in a classroom on the second floor of the Recreation Center at an estimated cost of $60,000. Paul McCann, the interim vice president for Business Affairs, said school administrators have not yet finalized an exact amo...

Student Recreation Center provides fitness resources for students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018

There are many opportunities to stay active while living in Charleston, especially at the Student Recreation Center on campus, which is available for each student at Eastern. Paul Noble, the facility coordinator and professional intern at the Student Recreation Center, said there are plenty of intram...

Intramural soccer team wins 3 consecutive tournaments

Rachel Stanevich, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018

With the help of his teammates, Paul Noble, a graduate student in sports administration from Peterborough, England has won three consecutive intramural soccer tournaments during his time at Eastern. Noble’s team was victorious in the tournaments during the indoor season in 2016, the outdoor fall...

Sports can be more than just a game

Tom O'Connor, Sports Reporter

March 22, 2018

Living with autism spectrum disorder, I often found it difficult to bridge the crosswalk between solitude and companionship, struggling to read the flashing signals or nonverbal cues. For years, my restrictive patterns of interest revolved around parrots. My dialogue on this subject would have bored...

Lawson Hall residents strengthen friendship through intramurals

Rachel Stanevich, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018

Through intramural sports, the residents of Lawson Hall’s seventh floor have been able to form a connection and become closer. After living on the same floor, the men got to know one another and became friends. To further their friendship, the residents decided to create an intramural basketball...

Teson, Blackmon, Muldoon decide to transfer

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 10, 2017

Sophomores Casey Teson, Marshawn Blackmon and Patrick Muldoon are transferring and will no longer play in the Eastern basketball program. As a freshman, Teson was relied on heavily but saw his minutes severely decrease from 848 to 603 as a sophomore. In his freshman year Teson shared the team high i...

A week in review

January 13, 2017

The video covers the news and sports highlights for the week of January 9, 2017 through January 13, 2017.

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