SPORTS


2/26/2020, 6:00am

EMU men's basketball demolishes Kent State

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (15-11, 5-8) men’s basketball team defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes on their home court in Ypsilanti on Tuesday, Feb. 18. The Eagles beat the Golden Flashes with an astonishing score of 70-49, clinching their third consecutive win after beating Central Michigan and Western Michigan recently. 


2/26/2020, 6:00am

Combs' 23 points not enough against Akron

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (12-12, 7-6) fell to the Akron University Zips on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. The Eagles only had one double-digit scorer in the game as forward Areanna Combs dropped a game-high 23 points, four assists and two steals in the loss. Shaunay Edmonds had a team-high 15 points for the Zips. 


2/24/2020, 6:00am

EMU women’s tennis falls to Binghamton

The Eastern Michigan (3-4) women’s tennis team fell to the Binghamton Bearcats, 4-3, on Thursday, Feb. 20 at the Binghamton Tennis Center in Vestal, New York. The Eagles got victories from Emma-Lou Pommiers, Marie Mayerova, and a doubles team of Isabelle Pompa and Vasavi Ganesan.


2/24/2020, 6:00am

The Eagles can't complete comeback in 3-2 loss versus Pittsburgh

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (1-3) baseball team lost 3-2 against Pittsburgh in the first of a three-game series in Sanford, Fla. The Eagles were down three runs until the sixth inning where they scored two runs. With the loss, the Eagles are now just 1-3 on the season after losing a three-game series versus Austin Peay last weekend. 


2/24/2020, 6:00am

EMU gymnastics finishes third at Georgia Triangular

The Eastern Michigan University’s Gymnastics team competed against the University of Georgia and Ball State University in a triangular at UGA on Friday, Feb. 14. The Bulldogs, the hosts of the event finished in first place with an overall score of 197.075. In second place was the Cardinals with an overall score of 194.725. Lastly, the Eagles finished third with an overall score of 194.700.


2/16/2020, 2:14pm

Annecchiarico and Combs lead EMU women's basketball to victory

The Eastern Michigan’s (12-11, 7-5) women’s basketball team defeated the Bowling Green Falcons (8-15, 1-10) on Wednesday, Feb. 12 at the Stroh Center in Bowling Green. The Eagles were led by Jenna Annecchiarico’s 22 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. Areanna Combs added 20 points and 13 rebounds in the victory.


2/16/2020, 2:12pm

EMU men's basketball upsets Central Michigan on the road

The efficient second half scoring propelled EMU to a road win at McGuirk Arena against the Chippewas who were 11-1 at home going into the game. The Eagles shot 55% and outscored CMU by 10 after halftime to win 73-70. Ty Groce scored 22 with 12 rebounds, while Boubacar Toure scored 20 with 13 rebounds.


2/16/2020, 2:10pm

Eagles triumph over Western Michigan

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball team defeated the Western Michigan Broncos on Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Convocation Center in Ypsilanti. The Eagles have now won three of their last five games, with a 4-8 overall conference record. Western Michigan came into this game with an overall record of 11-13 and a 4-7 record in the MAC. 


2/16/2020, 10:56am

Eagles men's baseball wins season opener versus Austin Peay

The Eastern Michigan men’s baseball team began their season with a victory over Austin Peay on Saturday, Feb. 15 at Raymond C. Hand Park in Clarksville, Tenn. The Eagles were led by Taylor Hopkins, who totaled three hits and four runs in five plate appearances, and Luke McGuire, who earned the win after pitching six innings. 


2/16/2020, 10:55am

Kobe Bryant's passing and his impact on EMU students

Sunday, Jan. 26, will forever be a memorable day in sports history. Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gigi and seven other victims died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas. The vibrations of the tragic event were felt across the globe, including students at Eastern Michigan University.


2/12/2020, 11:50am

EMU men's basketball falls to Akron

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (12-11, 2-8) men’s basketball team fell, 59-58 to the Akron Zips on Saturday, Feb. 8, at James A. Rhodes Arena. The loss snaps a two-game winning streak for Eastern Michigan, despite being led by Ty Groce’s 15 points, four rebounds, three steals and two assists. 


2/12/2020, 11:09am

Eagles win behind Annecchiarico’s career-high 31 points

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (11-11, 6-5) women’s basketball team won 83-79 against Western Michigan for its first win in Kalamazoo since the 2015-16 season. Jenna Annecchiarico scored a career-high 31 points, eight rebounds and shot 50 percent from 3-point range. 


2/12/2020, 11:01am

Gymnastics team loses on Senior Night

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (2-3, 1-3) fell to the Northern Illinois Huskies on Friday, Feb. 7, on Senior Night at the Convocation Center. The final score was 196.125-194.375, in favor of the Huskies, despite Jada Rondeau tying her career-high on the vault with a score of 9.850. She also tied her career-best on the beam with a score of 9.875. 


2/9/2020, 11:01am

Eagles fall short versus Ohio

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-11, 5-5) women’s basketball team fell short on Wednesday, Feb. 5, against the Ohio University Bobcats. Unfortunately for the Eagles, it was their second loss in a row. This was a challenging game for the Eagles considering their top two scorers Aaliyah Stanley and Arenna Combs were out.


2/9/2020, 11:00am

Eastern Michigan takes down Buffalo at home for second consecutive victory

The Buffalo Bulls (14-9, 5-5) men’s basketball team played the Eastern Michigan Eagles (12-10, 2-7) on Tuesday, Feb. 4, as the ninth game on Eastern Michigan’s MAC conference schedule. The Eagles came into this match 1-7 in the conference, their win being against the Toledo Rockets. Buffalo came into this game 5-5 record, but fell 66-62 on the road.


2/7/2020, 2:08pm

Eagles women’s basketball team looks to snap two-game losing streak in Kalamazoo

The Eastern Michigan Eagles women’s basketball team (10-11, 5-6) will look for a win over the Western Michigan Broncos (11-9, 4-5) on Saturday, Feb. 8 to break even on their regular season and conference record. With both teams on a two-game losing streak, they will be looking to get back in the win column, as Western Michigan will be also looking to break even on their conference record.