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Richard Worsham’s Journey to Utah State Eastern isn’t a familiar journey for most but one that he is most proud of. The 6’8” Forward/Center from Riverton, Utah and is a Freshman on this year’s Men’s Basketball team. After Worsham graduated from High school he had no plans of playing basketball at the college level. He planned to serve a mission for the church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and then to return home to focused solely on his education.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 10:03pm
The Eagles left their nest the last two weekends, playing in Henderson, Nev., on the 8-9, and Salt Lake City on the 16-17. The team has now played four games in conference play, and results have “not quite been what [they have] wanted,” according to head coach Ammon Bennett. On Sept. 8, USUE battled against College of Southern Nevada on the Coyote’s home field. One of the Eagles’ captains, Kenneth Marse, said that the heat was intense and definitely played a factor in their inability to “really show up” during the match.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:51pm
As the air gets cooler and the sun sets sooner, the Lady Eagles are still feeling the heat. After two successful and competitive packed weekends, the women’s soccer team returned to campus with heads held high. The first weekend tournament (Sept. 8-9) was played in Henderson, Nev., against College of Southern Nevada and Grand Canyon University club team. The Eagles defeated CSN 5-2 and shut out GCU 3-0.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:48pm
With the new basketball season on the horizon, the Eagle’s men’s and women’s teams reloaded instead of rebuilding their rosters. Former Eagles moved on to other universities to continue their dream of one day playing professionally. With all the adversity that the men’s program went through last season, the Eagles still managed to put players in basketball programs from as far as New York to South Dakota and many places in between.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:41pm
Twenty minutes after BYU lost to Utah, I texted my friend, who is also a BYU fan to make sure he was still alive. And that’s not even a joke. I wanted to make sure my friend was still alive. I said to myself, “I hope he is still alive because there’s a five percent chance BYU just killed him.”
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:28pm
Concluding their preseason strong, the Eagles traveled to play in Twin Falls, Idaho, on Sept. 9-10 and in Las Vegas, Nev. on Sept. 16-17. The Eagles did not have a strong start in Idaho. After putting up a fight against Hutchinson Community College, they lost 3-2. Coming off that hard fought lost, they had to immediately play Miami Dade College, a nationally ranked team. They came up short, losing 3-0 to Miami.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:23pm
From St. George to Salt Lake, USU Eastern and College of Eastern Utah alumni came from all over Utah to compete against the current USUE women’s volleyball team on Monday Sept. 12. The team was highly anticipating this game, excited for the chance to play at home in front of a big crowd and excited to beat the alumni team. All ages of alumni came out to compete against the team. There was alumni who played in the 1995 season all the way to alumni who had played with the team in 2015.
Posted Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 9:19pm
I’m sure you’ve heard about a million takes and thoughts on what Kaepernick did in a preseason game last Friday night, but I’m going to give you some more thoughts on it. Because in my opinion this is one of the most important sports stories of the year so far.
Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:53pm
The USU Eastern men’s basketball team reloaded this year bringing in players from as far as Serbia and Nigeria in order to prepare for the high expectations of the coming season. One of big new editions is a 6-foot-4-inch point guard from Orem, Utah, Quinn Peters. Coming from a diverse background with grandparents from Fiji, American Samoa, Brazil and Germany, Peters grew up with many different influences but has always had a love for basketball.
Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:46pm
After a long, hot summer of sprints and distance runs, 31 Lady Eagle soccer players made their way to USU Eastern with hearts and eyes full of commitment. The team arrived a month before school started and were ready to train on day one. Twenty-five freshman and six returning sophomores make up this year’s team.
Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 5:41pm