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The Eagles men’s basketball team will face the Snow College Badgers for fan appreciation night next Thursday. The battle between the Eagles and the Badgers can be traced through history, with the Snow College Badgers pulling ahead each time. In the past five years, the Badgers have10 wins and five losses against the Eagles. Snow also ended last season ranked No. 24 in the NJCAA. This year the outcome may be different.
Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:57pm
The New England Patriots once again advanced to the Super Bowl this year by beating the Jacksonville Jaguars. Throughout the years of this Patriots dynasty there have been many heroes, the obvious ones being: Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski, Randy Moss, Julian Edleman, etc.
Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:48pm
Baseball season is upon us and second-year-freshman pitcher, Zach Fitch is excited to get back onto the diamond. Fitch is coming off of Tommy John Surgery, a surgery mainly for baseball pitchers. The surgery repairs a torn UCL ligament, and the recovery time for the operation is roughly a year. “Surgery is never fun, but the hardest part is not being able to be out on the field with my teammates.”
Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:44pm
Baseball season is upon us and second-year-freshman pitcher, Zach Fitch is excited to get back onto the diamond. Fitch is coming off of Tommy John Surgery, a surgery mainly for baseball pitchers. The surgery repairs a torn UCL ligament, and the recovery time for the operation is roughly a year. “Surgery is never fun, but the hardest part is not being able to be out on the field with my teammates.”
Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:44pm
The Eagles continue their season with a huge win against No. 4 nationally ranked Salt Lake Community College last weekend. They started their first SWAC conference away games in Ephraim, Utah against Snow College and lost 76-65. Leading offensively, Rafael Monteiro had 19 points, followed by Kristupas Totoris with 15. “We didn’t play good defense and we didn’t execute… too many turnovers,” Neema Namdar says, who contributed 11 points and three rebounds. Defensively, Nico Rojas and Monteiro led the team each with 8 rebounds.
Posted Monday, February 5, 2018 - 10:39pm
It was Christmas morning and I was awakened by my 12-year-old brother screaming my name: “Tai! Tai! Tai!” As I was about to start yelling at him he said, “mom and dad got us tickets to the Jazz-Warriors game!” I said, “that’s great buddy.” Then he screamed more at me, “No! To the one in Oakland! Tomorrow!” I immediately got almost as excited as him. I have to say almost because he was about as excited as I’ve ever seen a human being become. After all, we were going to Oakland.
Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:16pm
Abby Butler, a center on the USU Eastern women’s basketball team, began her basketball career at eight. During her freshman year of high school in Grantsville, Utah, she realized that basketball had become part of her identity. Along with basketball, Butler played softball as a freshman in high school. When her sophomore year came around, Butler began to toy with the idea of playing basketball at the collegiate level. She worked hard and succeeded in her goal.
Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:15pm
“You can do more than you think.” These were words Kaitlin Toluono lived by as she grew up in Taylorsville, Utah. She enjoys reading inspirational books such as “Unbroken,” written by Laura Hillenbrand, that motivates and inspires her to do more than she thinks possible. She constantly is trying to better herself and the people around her.
Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:13pm
Utah Sate Eastern men’s basketball team finished with an overall record of 10-7 in the preseason and have gone 4-4 in their last eight. Their last two games at home marked the start of SWAC conference play, both of which featured record-breaking player performances. In the last month of their preseason, the Eagles went to the Snow Tournament in Ephraim, Utah Dec 8-9. USUE played Treasure Valley Community College first on Friday afternoon to get things started. They lost by a thin margin of 75-78 with a halftime score of 37-34 that was just as close.
Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:11pm
Hailing from Riverton, Utah, 5A state champion Seth “Butters” Butterfield, is entering his sophomore campaign for the Eagle’s baseball team. Butters won a state championship while playing at Jordan High School. “When we got the final out, I went absolutely insane, I was so excited to get that ring, months of hard work and great clutch play from my team paid off,” he said.
Posted Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 10:07pm

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