Sports

Hopefully we relished our summer vacation whether it was devoting time with ones we love, proposing eternity to your queen, traveling the seas or evolving as an athlete. With the 2016 academic year here, it’s that time for the Blue Zone and Price city to support its new look of Eagle athletes.
Posted Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 8:16pm
At the end of last school year and a rough season, the womens volleyball team found themselves without a coach just a couple weeks before summer vacation. After the long couple months of the team being without a coach, Danielle Jensen was named Utah State University Eastern’s head volleyball coach. Jensen was born and raised in Price, Utah, always carrying with her the love and drive for athletics. She participated on the volleyball, basketball and track at Carbon High School.
Posted Friday, September 9, 2016 - 5:10pm
The womens volleyball team has been hard at work preparing for this upcoming season. After waking up for early morning lifting, and finishing their days with late night practice, they have been working for three- full weeks before school started, focusing on nothing but bettering their game. They’re hard work has paid off as they transition into preseason tournament play. With seven returners from last season, the team has the talent and experience needed to have a successful season.
Posted Friday, September 9, 2016 - 5:06pm
Optimism and excitement fill the hearts of players and coaches alike for this year’s USU Eastern’s mens soccer team. With 18 new players, nine reigning from foreign countries including Italy, France, Germany, England, Brazil, Mexico, Columbia plus Trinidad and Tobago, the expectations for success are higher than ever, according third-year-head-coach Ammon Bennet. 
Posted Friday, September 9, 2016 - 4:32pm
Joining the team in January 2016, Scott Fields was appointed the associate head coach of the men’s basketball program in May. Fields resides in Riverton, Utah, with his wife Kim, daughter Whittney and son Brandon. You will not find a man with more enthusiasm for the game of basketball. He’ll be the first to tell you that he’s the most blessed man on this Earth and that he’s just happy to be here. Coach Fields is known as a player’s coach and the love that he shows for every player is inevitable.
Posted Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 7:42pm
The 6-foot-6-inch athlete, Edmond James Sanders II, grew up in Oakland, Calif., where he said growing up in the Bay Area was a lot different to the other communities he has been to due to the upbringing of the reality he was exposed to. He said his parents raised him with politeness and discipline as they helped him understand that life is not about just you, it’s about how many people you can help live life to the fullest.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:38pm
With a coach, roster and Scenic West Athletic Conference schedule, softball will officially begin spring 2016 at USU Eastern. Softball is the next sport to come to USU Eastern. The program is already lined up with a nearly complete roster and season schedule with the SWAC. The Eagles softball coach, Brittani Richins, was hired six weeks ago and has already begun recruiting and appointing staff. Coach Richins is happy with her recruiting so far saying, “I think all the players will be key to the success of the team.”
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:37pm
Cousiño started playing basketball when she was 5 years old. Her mother and oldest sister were high school basketball players. She carries the tradition of the family playing basketball, another family tradition is being a good guard shooter. She believes that, “Our conference [Scenic West Athletic Conference] was a hard conference and we lacked experience due to the fact that we had a lot of freshmen. “I feel like everyone gave their all and put everything into the season that they could and we had good and supportive coaches.”
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:36pm
On Monday, April 11, the Utah Jazz played their biggest game in six years. They were at home playing the Dallas Mavericks for a chance to make the playoffs. The Jazz controlled their own destiny. Win in their final two games and they would make the playoffs for the first time in four years. The Jazz were keeping the game close and then the ghosts of the Jazz past came back.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:34pm
Utah State University Eastern’s Athletic Department announced the adoption of a new Eagle logo to be used for campus sports. The logo carries on the campus tradition with the Eagle mascot, and introduces an updated look and feel to the Eagle image. Along with the new logo, the athletic department signed a five-year contract with Under Armour to become the exclusive provider for athletic uniforms and apparel.
Posted Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 8:31pm

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