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Hyrum Daniel Weiler is from Atlanta, Ga., and is a guard for this year’s Utah State University Eastern men’s basketball team. Weiler’s journey is an incredible one and one worth reading. After being away from the game for nearly three years, he found himself at USU Eastern to show that he belongs. Weiler prepped at Sportswood High School in Virginia where he was successful on and off the court. His senior year he averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds, while dishing out three assists, per game. He was also named his league’s MVP.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:22pm
The Eagles may have hung up their cleats for the season, but for coaches Ammon Bennett, Jared Woodhouse and Cole Davis, the hard work has just begun. The off season is a time for reflection and planning as they review the strengths and weaknesses of this year’s team, evaluate and fine tune coaching tactics as well as look for players to improve next year’s squad.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:14pm
Traveling over a 1,000 miles on a bus in six days, plus playing four games in four cities summed up the men’s basketball team last weekend as they went two for two on the road in their second week of their season. The Eagles men’s team traveled to Arizona on Nov. 9 where they played some of the toughest teams in its young season.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:06pm
We have reached the mid-way point in the NFL season and no one is sure if there is a great team this year. Every team in contention has serious question marks that are hard to overlook, so I will go through what six teams can win the Super Bowl to try and figure this out. This is in no order, just teams I think there is a route for them to hold up the Lombardi Trophy come February.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:01pm
Pilimi Felatoa, or Prim, is originally from Houston, Texas, before traveling to Price to play on the USUE women’s volleyball team. She is the oldest of six children in her family and is fortunate to have her little sister, Lea, on the team as well. With volleyball season over, sophomore DS/ setter, Prim, reflects on her time playing volleyball and describes her experience at USUE.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 1:56pm
After three months and 27 games, Utah State University Eastern put on their game faces and headed to the conference tournament. On the weekend of Nov. 4, all of the women’s volleyball teams in the Scenic West Athletic Conference gathered together in Twin Falls, Idaho to compete in the Region XVIII tournament. The Eagles came into the tournament placed fourth out of six teams. The College of Southern Idaho was ranked first; Salt Lake Community College, second; Snow College, third; College of Southern Nevada, fifth; and Colorado Northwestern Community College in sixth place.
Posted Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 1:23pm
The only returning sophomore from last year’s basketball team, Alexander Angus Morrell, hails from Kaysville, Utah, Morrell loves playing basketball and has since he was “2 years old when started playing on a Fisher hoop and eventually started playing in the backyard with my brothers at 5. I started playing competitively at 8 and just never stopped from there.”  Morrell came to USU Eastern after serving his mission in North Carolina from 2013 - 2015. After an LDS mission, he came to USU Eastern last year and eventually got a starting position on the team. 
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:13pm
In September, University of Utah senior running back Joe Williams decided to retire from the game of football and get on with his life. A few weeks into retirement he got a call from the coaching staff asking Williams to reconsider his decisions and return to the field after the Utes had lost three running backs to injuries the previous two weeks. At the time he left the team two weeks into the season, Williams explained to his coaches and teammates that all of it had become too much. The football, the stress, the physical ailments. All of it had taken its toll.
Posted Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 6:57pm
McKenzie Paige Mott was born in Tucson, Ariz. and is a setter on this year’s USU Eastern’s women’s volleyball team. Who like so many of our student athletes has an interesting journey to Eastern, and ultimately almost didn’t come to USU Eastern. If it wasn’t for one coaching change Mott would have never known about the small town of Price.
Posted Friday, November 4, 2016 - 2:35pm
After three long and intense months, the women’s soccer team retired their cleats for the rest of the year. The Eagles ended the season with a record of 13-3-3 overall and a 7-2-2 in the Scenic West Athletic Conference. On Oct. 28, the Eagles made their way to Snow College to compete in the region tournament. Being second seat in the conference, the team had a fair chance of competing for first place. “We never reached our full potential and fell short,” assistant coach Cole Davis said.
Posted Friday, November 4, 2016 - 2:29pm

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