Recent Stories in Sports

Leaving the Nest: Rachel Iaquaniello

Leaving the Nest is a weekly feature on a former Eastern Michigan University student-athlete and what they’ve been doing since graduating.

Eagle of the Week: Stacey Perinar

After making 31 kills in her team’s two weekend matches, Eastern Michigan University junior outside hitter, Stacy Perinar, was selected as the Eastern Echo’s Eagle of the Week.

She now has 122 kills this season – most on the team and fourth in the Mid-American Conference by number, but eighth by average.

The Eagles (14-10, 5-5 MAC) got off to a good start, but struggled during the middle of conference play.

2nd annual 'Rock The Rec' a success

The third floor gym of the Eastern Michigan University Rec/IM was nearly full Tuesday for the “Rock The Rec 2” event – featuring both the men’s and women’s basketball team.

This is the second year the Rock The Rec event was held – essentially promoting excitement for both basketball teams before their seasons start Nov.