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Sports fan rage is absolutely terrifying

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 25, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under Opinions

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

Filed under News

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

Filed under Basketball, Sports

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

Filed under Multimedia

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

Students prepare for World Series

Marisa Foglia, Pop Culture Reporter

October 25, 2016

Filed under News, Online

The 2016 Major League Baseball World Series started Tuesday and students are ready to watch a historical game between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Both teams have gone the longest without winning a World Series in Major League Baseball history. This game will change everything for...

African-Americans add color to the Olympic Games

Camelia Nicholson, Verge Reporter

September 8, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, The Verge

This year’s Olympic Games were an eye opening breakthrough for African-Americans as they added a little more color to the winner’s circle. It is said that history only repeats itself, something like déjà vu, and I would have to say I agree. African-Americans made their first appearance in the...

Furlin defies odds, sets a new standard for setbacks

Furlin defies odds, sets a new standard for setbacks

Maria Baldwin, Features Reporter

August 31, 2016

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

To many athletes, having a setback can allow them to grow and become a stronger and versatile athlete. For Gina Furlin, a redshirt freshman on the volleyball team, her setback caused her to completely reinvent the way she played on the volleyball court, and was almost fatal. Furlin redshirted her...

Men’s tennis team prepares for season

Men’s tennis team prepares for season

Dillan Schorfheide, Men's Tennis Reporter

August 30, 2016

Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Eastern men’s tennis team is getting ready to start its season on Sept. 16. The team has already started practices and is close to its first matches of the new season. There are nine players on the team, four of which are returning from last season. The other five players are freshmen. These...

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