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Former high school athletes are the newest cheer squad members: Zach Morrell and Christan Heugly on this year’s 2017-18 cheer team. Morrell is from Clearfield, Utah, where he competed track, was the caption of the team plus played defensive end and tackle for the football team at Clearfield High School. He is looking to major in physical therapy or criminal justice. He came to USUE because he said he must start somewhere with his college career an choose Utah State University Eastern because it was cheap and wasn’t to far from home.
Posted Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:40pm
Utah State University Eastern 2017-2018 cheerleaders started their season at the soccer and volleyball games this past week. This year the team is filled with multi-sport athletes, including soccer players. “Everyone seemed to have a lot of fun, but we all had a lot of nerves. It was a good time and had a lot of good energy around us,” Allie Sitterud said.
Posted Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:31pm
USU Eastern’s volleyball team continues being nationally ranked after suffering its first preseason losses. The Eagles lost to No. 4-ranked Western Nebraska 3-0 at the Blue Mountain Inn and Suites tournament Sept. 8-9 in Colorado, but beat Sheradon 3-0, Eastern Wyoming 3-1 and Western Wyoming 3-1. Freshman Brooke Anderson reached a team high of 8 blocks against Western Wyoming. Freshman Megan Gurr led the team defensively with 76 digs for the weekend and Freshman Sarah Mafi led the team offensively with 49 kills.
Posted Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:14pm
Sophomore forward Angie Meija is returning for her second season as a member of the Eagles Women’s Soccer program. Meija attended Granger High School in West Valley City, Utah. During her time at Granger, she led her team to program history by capturing their first birth in the 5A state playoffs.
Posted Monday, October 2, 2017 - 6:09pm
The past two weekends, the Eagles have been searching for their mojo in the Scenic West Athletic Conference, yet the USU Eastern players can’t seem to find consistency. Playing the College of Southern Nevada- the weekend of Sept. 15- 16. Eagles tied 2-2 the first game and won 3-2 the second game.
Posted Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:48am
Defeating the No. 16 team in the nation, two consecutive games, last weekend was total vindication for the Eagles’ men’s soccer team, after tying a game and losing a game the week before in Nevada. Over the weekend of Sept. 8-9, the men’s soccer team traveled to Las Vegas, Nev. to begin conference games against the College of Southern Nevada this past weekend.
Posted Friday, September 22, 2017 - 12:28am
The baseball team has acquired a new catcher/outfielder Chandler Barkdull from Western Nevada. Chandler went to highschool at Park city. Graduated in 2015 and went to play for Western Nevada in 2015-16 season when they won the region 18 title. (SWAC title). Sadly the baseball program their dissolved, landing Chandler at USU eastern. When Barkdull was asked whats his favorite thing about baseball, he said, “ I love the competitive nature of it.” He was also asked what he thought of the school and the program so far.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:42am
Cami Gleason attends USU Eastern to play soccer, go to school and meet new friends. The reason she came to Price is because it is pretty close to home, but far enough away to make her own choices and live on her own. She also loves the idea of attending a small school and knowing everyone around her instead of a big school and not knowing anyone. She graduated from Timpview High School and plans to major in elementary education. She grew up in Provo, Utah, and lived in the same house her entire life.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 10:39am
Eagles finishes road trip to Vegas with a 1-1 record The Utah State Eastern Eagles men’s soccer team went on the road and split two non-conference game on Aug. 31, against Lake Tahoe Community College and on Sept. 2, against Grand Canyon University Club. Playing in 100 plus temperatures in Las Vegas, Nev, is always hard on the athletes and they have to play at noon. Despite controlling a good part of the first game, the Eagles faced the same problem of the last games, silly mistakes made the other team score while the Eagles could not capitalize on “easy opportunities.”
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:47am
August 7, came quickly for the 36 women on the USUE women’s soccer team. This was the day where all their lives would add some sort of change. Whether it is a change in routine, friends or one of the biggest changes for many, destination. The majority of players didn’t come from too far. Some just a few hours away and some a few states away.
Posted Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 7:44am