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Pedro Silva, a freshman point guard from Sao Paulo, Brazil, joins the Eagle’s men’s basketball program. Earning a scholarship from Layton Christian Academy (LCA), to play high school basketball, is what brought him to Utah. In his senior season at LCA, he and his team captured a state championship, a feeling he described as “ a breathtaking feeling of accomplishment, when that buzzer rang we knew that all the hard work we put in paid off”. Silva started playing basketball when he was 5 and credits the love
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:34pm
The nationally ranked volleyball team went 2-1 in its first conference games of the season. No. 19 ranked Utah State Eastern began conference play against Colorado Northwestern Community College on Sept. 23. The gym was filled with fans for the home opener and the team pulled off a 25-21 win in the first set. “The feeling [walking into the gym] was awesome,” said freshman outside hitter Tessa Riffle. The Eagles struggled a bit in the second set and Riffle said their struggle was caused by
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:24pm
A former football player at Westlake High School in Saratoga Springs is one of the five-yell leaders cheering for the Utah State University Eastern cheer squad. His twin sister also cheers on the squad. Isaiah White is a freshman at Eastern and plans to spend two years cheering for the athletic team while earning his associate degree. His hobbies are practicing with the cheer team, being with friends and playing sports. In high school, White was involved in numerous sports. He was a running back for
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:20pm
USUE womens soccer team saw the field against their rivals Snow College Sept. 29-30 in Ephraim. Traveling just a few hours to play the Badgers and with their previous two-game sweep against Trinidad State and Ontario College, the Eagles planned to continue their win streak. Prior to this game, the Eagles knew they needed to play to their potential to compete with Snow College. The Badgers had not lost a game coming into the weekend with a 5-0-2 record. During Friday’s game, the
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 12:11pm
Eagles men’s soccer finishes their four-games road trip with just one win. The Utah State University Eastern Eagles traveled last week to Colorado to finish their non-conference schedule playing against Trinidad State Junior College and Otero Junior College. The team left Wednesday, Sept. 20, since the trip was to the east of Colorado, a 12-hour-bus drive. The Eagles played Trinidad State Junior College in Trinidad, Colo., on Thursday, Sept 21, and lost 3-2 on a double-overtime. Both
Posted Monday, October 9, 2017 - 4:57pm
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