SPORTS


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.


2/6/2020, 7:40pm

Combs helps EMU defeat Toledo before losing to Akron

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (10-10, 5-4) women’s basketball team has split their last two games, as they defeated the Toledo Rockets on the road, 77-62, before falling to the Akron Zips in overtime last Saturday. The Eagles were led by Arenna Combs versus the Rockets as she finished with 27 points. Juanita Agosto had 21 points against Akron. 


2/2/2020, 2:34pm

The tennis team splits with Eastern Illinois and Illinois

The EMU women's tennis team defeated Eastern Illinois University 5-2 and lost 7-0 to Illinois at the Atkins Tennis Center in Champaign, Ill. on Sunday, Jan. 26. The two matches were the second and third of 2020, with one loss to Michigan State on Jan. 23 and three invitationals this past fall.


1/29/2020, 10:10pm

Eagles defeat BGSU in swimming and diving

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-1, 3-1) swimming and diving team defeated the Bowling Green Falcons (3-2, 1-2), 206.5-93.5, on Friday, Jan. 24 at Jones Natatorium in Ypsilanti. The Eagles are now 2-0 at home and have bounced back from their lone loss versus Akron last weekend. 


1/29/2020, 10:09pm

Hudson leads EMU women's basketball over Northern Illinois

The Eastern Michigan Eagles (9-9, 4-3) women’s basketball team came back from losing against Central Michigan last Wednesday, Jan. 22 by taking the win against Northern Illinois (5-13, 1-6) on Jan, 25. This was a home game as the Eagles celebrated National Women and Girls in Sports Day and the victory. This is the women’s first win against Northern Illinois since March of 2018. 


1/29/2020, 10:08pm

EMU hosts, competes in Can Am Classic

The Eastern Michigan women’s track team ran away with five titles while at home hosting the Can Am Classic on Saturday, Jan. 25 in Bowen Field House. One of the seniors and co-captains Brittni Mason from Ohio, came close to beating her season best time in the 60-meter dash of 7.55. 


1/29/2020, 10:04pm

EMU men’s track earns eight first place finishes in the Can Am Classic

The Eastern Michigan men’s track and field team competed in the Cam Am Classic on Saturday, Jan. 25 at Bowen Fieldhouse in Ypsilanti. The Eagles competed in 17 events and had a first place finisher in eight of those. EMU was led by Baboucar Sallah-Mohammed, who won the long jump and triple jump events. 


1/26/2020, 12:06pm

EMU gymnastics loses its home opener

The Eastern Michigan University gymnastics team lost its home opener against Central Michigan University on Sunday, Jan. 19. The match started on vault and the Eagles had the advantage in scoring after the first rotation but they were unable to hold on for the victory.