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8/9/2019, 5:45pm

EMU tennis looking to rebuild roster

Eastern Michigan’s women’s tennis team has announced three new additions to the 2019-20 roster this summer. Last November, head coach Jayson Wiseman was re-hired as the women’s tennis coach after leading the Eagles to a 16-10 record and to the fifth seed in the 2018 MAC Tournament. However, EMU’s tennis program was suspended at the end of the 2017-18 academic year. 


8/8/2019, 12:25am

Willow Run hosts annual Thunder Over Michigan air show

The annual Thunder Over Michigan air show took place at Willow Run airport on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. Patrons were treated to exciting aerial displays, activities for all ages, and a variety of community vendors. The air show will return next year on August 29-30, 2020.  


8/7/2019, 3:40pm

Opinion: Politically vocal celebrities positively impact social media followers

People are divided on whether celebrities, such as Cardi B and Lady Gaga, should open up about their political views or keep quiet and remain a figure. Some view celebrities involving themselves in politics as a form of brainwashing on their loyal followers. On the other hand, citizens seem to be more interested in voting as more and more celebrities become politically vocal.


8/5/2019, 5:14pm

EMU swimming and diving coach retires

Peter Linn will be relieving his coaching duties at EMU, effective August 16. Linn had the third-longest career of any athletics coach in school history, behind Bob Parks and Steve Wilce. EMU athletics announced that there will be a national search for the next, and ninth head coach of the women's swimming program.


8/5/2019, 5:08pm

EMU defensive back added to Wuerffel Trophy watch list

Senior defensive back, Brody Hoying was named to the Wuerffel Trophy watch list presented by the Chick-fil-A Foundation, per EMU Athletics. The list mostly consists of conferences from the Football Bowl Subdivision. Hoying is one of 91 players from FBS who was named to the list. 


8/2/2019, 10:55pm

Holtzclaw appeal to reduce 263-year sentence denied

Daniel Holtzclaw’s appeal to have his 263-year sentence reduced was denied on August 1 in Oklahoma City. Holtzclaw played for the Eastern Michigan football program from 2005-2008. He was born on December 10, 1986 and played linebacker at Enid High School before attending EMU. He graduated with a criminal justice degree in 2010 and went back to Oklahoma where he worked for the Oklahoma City Police Department.


7/28/2019, 4:32am

Eagles' Odukoya named to Mackey Award watch list

Thomas Odukoya's name was announced on the 2019 John Mackey Award Preseason watch list on July 19, 2019. 60 players are on the watch list for the college football's most outstanding tight end. Odukoya stands 6'6" and weighs 264 pounds. The preseason All-MAC teams by Phil Steele's College Football Preview has Odukoya on the second team. EMU had 11 players in total that made the four teams from the magazine's preseason list.


7/28/2019, 4:32am

EMU running back named a Doak Walker preseason candidate

The PWC SMU Athletic Forum announced that Eastern Michigan University senior running back, Breck Turner has been named a preseason candidate for the Doak Walker award, per EMU Athletics. Turner joined the list of 71 college running backs and he is one of six running backs from the MAC to be added to the list of candidates.


7/28/2019, 4:16am

Eagles attend MAC media day

Eastern Michigan opens their season in just over a month on August 31 against Coastal Carolina on the road. In the meantime, head coach Chris Creighton, quarterback Mike Glass III, and defensive back Vince Calhoun attended MAC media day in Detroit on July 23. Despite the media picking the Eagles to finish fourth in the division, Creighton and his team believe they have what it takes to reach the MAC championship game. 


7/24/2019, 3:11pm

Breaking down each MAC football program

The college football season is about a month away as it begins on Aug. 24 when Florida and Miami face off at Camping World Stadium in Orlando. The majority of MAC teams will start their campaigns on Aug. 31. Eastern Michigan’s first game is against Coastal Carolina on the road.