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On February 3, the Eagles hosted the College of Southern Idaho Golden Eagles at home. USUE jumped ahead in the first quarter, scoring 21 points to CSI’s 15. The ladies fell short in the second quarter, allowing the Golden Eagles to jump into the lead 39-33 by the half. As the game progressed, the Eagles slowly increased their points. In the fourth quarter, Brooklyn Barrus put up 13 points for USUE to help tie the game. Barrus was fouled before the buzzer sounded, then took her two shots. The rest fell to tie the game, but the second bounced off the rim to send the game into overtime.
Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 - 11:57pm
The Utah Jazz were 19-28, and they had just gotten blown out by the Atlanta Hawks, one of the worst teams in the NBA. After the Hawks loss, the Jazz had fallen to five games out of the last playoff spot in the West. It sure seemed like all the playoff hopes were lost. The season really seemed all but over and some fans were saying that the Jazz should tank the rest of the year. That was a reasonable thing to think too.
Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:29pm
Following their huge win against No. 4-ranked Salt Lake Community College, men’s basketball faced yet another ranked team. On Feb. 3 the team faced No. 14-ranked College of Southern Idaho on their home court. Previously, the Eagles lost 114-77, but they were determined to come back fighting. The nail-biter ended with the eventual fall of the Eagles, 88-78. Leading at the half with 42-39, the Eagles were out-shooting the Golden Eagles with 42.86 percent compared to their 42.4 percent in the paint. The Eagle’s efficiency dropped second half to 31.43.
Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:19pm
Trevor Bender, or as he’s better known as “TJ”, is a sophomore catcher for the Eagle’s baseball team. Bender was born and raised in Tooele, Utah where he played catcher for Tooele High School. “My favorite memory from high school ball was going to St. George for the opening Pizza Hut Classic Tournament,” Bender said. He originally signed with USUE in 2015 and came down in the fall of that same year. Bender should have played his sophomore year last year, but had a few snags that held him up.
Posted Friday, March 23, 2018 - 2:11pm
The Utah State Eastern men’s basketball team been having a good season, and one of the biggest reasons for the success of the team is the work that the sophomore Brazilian Rafael Monteiro does. Monteiro is from Sao Paulo, Brazil, and grew up playing in the highest level club teams in the city, winning back-to-back state championships for the club team Pinheiros Club. In 2015 he was named U-17 state player of the year plus making an appearance for the Brazilian National U-17 and U-18 teams.
Posted Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 8:52pm
Blanca Casamort Vila grew up in Sant Pere Pescador, Spain, where she learned to love basketball at age five. She said her parents got her in to the sport, and even though they didn’t know anything about it, they wanted her to play it.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 1:00am
Jordan Scoggins is the women’s basketball manager for USU Eastern. She is from Helper, Utah and has lived there her whole life. She is a graduate of Carbon High. At Carbon High School, Scoggins was involved in multiple activities. She competed in basketball four years, volleyball four years and track her last three years. Scoggins began her basketball career in second grade, where she developed a love for the game.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:59am
Hunter Lasko is a transfer student from the reigning conference champs; Southern Nevada. A Utah native for the last nine years, Lasko is from Olympus, Utah, where he played outfield and pitched for Olympus High School. He is entering his freshman season and will look to help out the Eagles pitching rotation.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:57am
January 18th saw a round of nail-biting action, as the Utah State University Eastern Women’s Basketball team traveled to Snow college to take on the Badgers.
Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 - 12:55am
The Utah State University Eastern Eagles women’s basketball team face one of their long-time foes on Thursday, Feb. 8, playing host to the Snow College Badgers. The Badgers look to continue their impressive run, whereas the Eagles have hit a few roadblocks early on and are trying to regain their footing. With the matchup falling on USUE’s annual “Fan Appreciation Day,” the teams will play undoubtedly play in front of a packed arena at the Bunnell-Dmitrich Athletic Center.
Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 - 11:04pm