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Utah State Eastern Athletics have announced the hire of Ray Jones Jr., as assistant men's basketball coach. Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Greg Dart made the hire official on Wednesday (April 19) to make Jones the Eagles lead assistant coach under Head Coach Adjalma "Vando" Becheli. "We couldn't be more excited to welcome Coach Jones to the Eagle family. Coach Jones had a tremendous playing career and bring experience that will help players be developed and move on to the highest levels," Dart said.
Posted Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 5:52pm
Only 12 percent of D1-athletic directors are women. At USU Eastern starting June 1, a woman will the head Eastern’s Athletic Department. Chelsey Warburton was named as the new athletic director in March and will be the second female athletic director in state history. In this week’s addition of the Eagle, Warburton exprressed her thoughts of the new position. Q: What intrigued you about the job?
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 9:05pm
Four members of the USU Eastern men’s basketball team received honors at the SWAC tournament. First, the team’s starting point guard, Quinn Peters, was named to the first-team all conference after leading the team. Coach Adjalma Becheli said, “Quinn was a very critical piece for our success this year. He was our PG who could control the game for us and also could put up big numbers on offense when we need it most. I think he played a high level of basketball the whole year and he well deserved the first team all-conference for sure.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:55pm
Ben Jones is the drumline coach at Utah State University Eastern. This is his first year in the position, but he’s been at Eastern since 1990. Jones began working with music in sixth grade, and hoped to become a concertmaster. Instead, he coaches the drumline, which performs at sporting games for basketball and soccer. Jones says the best part of drumline is that it’s all for fun. It’s not as stressful as music programs. There aren’t strict requirements and a high intensity atmosphere. It’s very friendly and all about having a good time.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:45pm
Head coach Scott Madsen leads the Utah State Eastern Eagles to two more wins on the diamond while on the road to Rangeley, Colo. and Salt Lake City after two more weekends of baseball. As the 2017 season starts to narrow, the Eagles fight to pick up two more wins on the road, one from the Spartans in Colorado and one from the Bruins in Salt Lake.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:40pm
m finished out their last series of home games going 0-4 against Salt Lake Community College the weekend of April 14 and 15. In the first game on Friday, the Eagles defense held the Bruins at zero for the first three innings and led 1-0 after freshman Siearrah Anderson hit a solo homerun off of the Bruins’ sophomore pitcher Addie Jensen. Anderson finished the game with two homeruns and two RBI’s. The Bruins pushed back and managed to score four runs in each of the next three innings. Eagles defense struggled and the Bruins won the first game 13-3 by the 10 run-rule.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:29pm
The 2016-17 NHL regular season has drawn to a close, and mid-April marks the beginning of the playoffs and the quest for hockey’s Holy Grail, the Stanley Cup, begins. After the long and arduous season, the playing field has been dwindled down to 16 teams who all have the illustrious 34-pound trophy dead in their sights. In what is known as the NHL’s “second season,” the Stanley Cup Playoffs promise to be an adrenaline-filled roller coaster ride of a tournament.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:20pm
My last article was about the most fun Playoff matchups that we could get. The Playoffs are set and I’m ready to run through all the first-round series and give my keys and my predictions to them. Chicago Bulls vs. Boston Celtics. This series is fascinating because I think there’s a real chance that the Bulls win this series. The Bulls need to contain Isiah Thomas on offense and make Thomas work on defense. If the Bulls can do that, they have a chance. The Bulls will also have the luxury of having the best player in the series play for them in Jimmy Butler.
Posted Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 8:17pm
In an even match up March 23-24, Utah State Eastern baseball team snags a single win while playing a four-game series against College of Southern Idaho in Twin Falls. In the first game of the series, Eastern’s Zach Lundell started at pitcher. He pitched a total of six innings, he was able to find the zone and strike out eight batters, allowing three runs scored. He picked up the only win of the weekend, 4-3 for USUE.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:58pm
The NBA playoffs are right around the corner so I wanted to go through the most fun matchups we could possibly have throughout any round of this year’s playoffs. The first matchup would be the Washington Wizards vs. Golden State Warriors. Now, this matchup wouldn’t be able to happen until the NBA Finals, but could you imagine how fun this one would be? These game’s final scores would 150-155.
Posted Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 5:51pm