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11/3/2019, 12:06am

A closer look at senior specialist Drake Sutton

Special teams has been the deciding factor in a few of Eastern Michigan's football games this season. Whether it be the game winning field goal by Chad Ryland against Illinois, the punt by Jake Julien to run the clock out against Western Michigan or many other instances throughout the season, Eastern Michigan has shown moments of greatness on the special teams side of the ball.


11/2/2019, 10:30pm

EMU football grounded by Bulls 43-14 at home

Eastern Michigan started off strong against Buffalo, striking first blood on an 80-yard touchdown pass from Mike Glass III to Mathew Sexton. The good news would stop there for the Eagles, then giving up 43 unanswered points before ending in a 43-14 loss. Eastern Michigan is now 4-5 on the season, and drops to 1-4 within the MAC.


11/2/2019, 10:28pm

EMU’s men and women's cross country teams win MAC title

Eastern Michigan’s men’s and women’s cross country teams finished in first place in the MAC championships on Saturday, Nov. 2 in DeKalb, Ill. The Eagles women’s team has won five straight conference championships, which is the longest streak in MAC history. The men’s title represents the 23rd conference championship in school history.


10/31/2019, 4:42pm

EMU vollyball falls 3-1 to Akron

The Eastern Michigan women’s volleyball team lost to Akron on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Convocation Center. The Eagles lost the match 3-1. Eastern Michigan won the third set 25-23 but fell in the other three sets.  


10/31/2019, 2:22am

Week 10 Preview: The Eagles look ahead to matchup with Buffalo

Eastern Michigan football returns to action against Buffalo on Saturday, Nov. 2 at Rynearson Stadium. Both teams are looking to make up ground in the MAC standings as the Eagles are two games back in the MAC West and the Bulls are one game back in the MAC East. Eastern Michigan (4-4, 1-3) is coming off a 37-34 loss to the Toledo Rockets on the road, while Buffalo (4-4, 2-2) defeated the Central Michigan Chippewas 43-20 last weekend. 


10/27/2019, 6:07pm

Eastern Michigan falls to Toledo in overtime

On a wet and gloomy afternoon, Eastern Michigan and Toledo shared a back and forth, hard fought and high staked football game. With the inclement weather, running the football would prove to be very important for both teams. Eastern Michigan allowed a season-high 366 rushing yards.


10/27/2019, 1:50am

EMU women's soccer falls to Akron 3-2 after close second half

The Akron Zips women's soccer team came into Ypsilanti and were shutting out the Eastern Michigan Eagles to start the game at Scicluna Field on Thursday, Oct. 24. The two MAC rivals came into this matchup in the bottom half of the conference standings and Akron was primed for a quick momentum turn on the road. 


10/27/2019, 12:05am

Previewing the MAC West men's basketball teams

With the schedules being set for the 2019-20 NCAA men’s basketball season, teams in the MAC West are getting prepared for competition in less than two weeks. The division consists of Eastern Michigan, Ball State, Northern Illinois, Central Michigan, Toledo and Western Michigan. 


10/26/2019, 11:47pm

Previewing the MAC East men's basketball teams

Six teams in the MAC East are looking to tip-off the 2019-20 season with high levels of competition. The six MAC East teams are Buffalo, Ohio, Bowling Green, Miami (OH), Akron and Kent State. After winning the MAC East, the MAC Tournament along with competing in the NCAA Tournament, Buffalo will look to keep its momentum heading into this upcoming season.


10/25/2019, 12:15pm

Preston Hutchinson impresses in debut

Eastern Michigan was skeptical of their roster after filling the quarter-back position against Western Michigan Oct. 19. Mike Glass III, EMU’s starter and captain, was out with an injury. Preston Hutchinson, the backup, was forced into duty and started the Eagles crucial game against the Broncos at home.


10/24/2019, 5:03pm

Creighton's impact on the EMU football program

Chris Creighton was hired by Eastern Michigan before the 2014 season and after Ron English being fired the year prior. English was the Eagles head coach for four years before being fired nine games into his fifth campaign. English led them to just one six-win season, with a record of 11-46. Creighton has doubled that and is on the verge of adding another one this year.


10/24/2019, 4:03pm

Week 9 Preview: Eastern Michigan takes on Toledo

After two consecutive home games, head coach Chris Creighton and the Eastern Michigan Eagles hit the road Oct. 26 to play the Rockets from the University of Toledo. Toledo is coming off two straight losses, including a 52-14 loss at the hands of Ball State University.


10/23/2019, 12:07am

Men's basketball 2019-20 season preview

The Eastern Michigan men’s basketball program is looking to improve on last year’s 9-9 record in the MAC. The Eagles are in a potential rebuilding season, losing four seniors who were major contributors during the 2018-2019 season. However, this schedule is not as difficult as last years. 


10/19/2019, 3:15pm

EMU gymnastics ranked 24th in academics after 2018-19 season

The Women’s Collegiate Gymnastics Association announced the top academic teams from the 2018-19 year and the Eastern Michigan’s gymnastic team landed the 24th spot in the country with a team GPA of 3.5. Four other MAC schools joined EMU on the list in the top 25. 


10/19/2019, 3:14pm

Kobie Beltram steps up in senior season

Eastern Michigan football continues to support one another as their season comes to the halfway point. A big part of the Eagles’ team has been the defense and Kobie Beltram has stepped up during his senior season. Beltram has had a diligent season so far.