The Eastern Michigan University Athletic Department announced Monday the hiring of Christian Spears as the Deputy Director of Athletics.
After reports surfaced earlier this week, the Eastern Michigan University athletic department officially announced the transfer of Rob Bolden from Louisiana State University late Friday afternoon. He will be eligible for the 2014 season.
Eastern Michigan University named Mark Van Ameyde its baseball coach Tuesday. Van Ameyde is switching one green and white jersey for another, as he spent the last six years as the assistant coach for former EMU assistant Jake Boss at Michigan State University.
Former Eastern Michigan University baseball coach Ron Oestrike died early Friday afternoon. He was 82.
Thursday’s announcement by Heather Lyke, Eastern Michigan University Vice President and Director of Athletics and football coach Chris Creighton of the installation of grey turf at Rynearson Stadium (henceforth called “The Factory”) has already sparked a great deal of discussion on social media – most of it negative.
Eastern Michigan University announced Tuesday the hiring of Jay Santos as gymnastics coach, replacing Steve Wilce who retired in April.
Former Eastern Michigan University pitcher Bob Welch has died at the age of 57 according to Major League Baseball.
Board of Regents briefs for June 10 Board of Regents approves FY2015 Budget The Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents approved Tuesday a $301.9 million general fund operating expenditure budget.
The Eastern Michigan University women’s basketball team is losing one of its players – guard Haley Moore tweeted Monday night that she is transferring to Wayne State College in Nebraska.
Eastern Michigan University hired Chris Creighton to be its new football coach in December and the fruits of his labors are already beginning to show with Monday’s announcement of three players to Mid-American Conference preseason teams by MAC blogger Phil Steele.
Former Eastern Michigan University football standout Kalonji Kashama was signed Monday by the Detroit Lions of the National Football League, after participating in a rookie mini-camp earlier in the spring.
Eastern Michigan University announced Tuesday that rowing coach Brad Holdren would not be returning for the 2014-15 season.
The Eastern Michigan University athletic department announced Wednesday that baseball coach Jay Alexander would not be renewed for a seventh season.
Detroit Tigers backup shortstop Danny Worth pitched the ninth inning in two different blowout losses this week and manager Brad Ausmus, as well as the team’s front office might now have a decision to make about the infielder’s future.
The Detroit Tigers are having a bad week, but I wouldn’t push the panic button just yet – first year manager Brad Ausmus is doing just fine.
The school year is quickly winding down and with it ends an eventful year for Eastern Michigan University’s athletic teams. As part of my weekly appearances on E-TV’s Eagles Sports Update, I share my “Eagle of the Week” – a player or coach who stands out to me for their performances in the week leading up to the show. For this, the final issue of the school year (not counting the summer semester), I have compiled a list of my Eagles of the Year for all of EMU’s sports, as well as for some specialized categories.
Many Eastern Michigan University students, faculty and instructors have made the switch to Google Apps for Education for their campus email. Now, another major online change is on the way.
Pay-it-Forward is an idea, which was popularized in 2000, following a movie of the same title – which I will assume, for the purposes of this column – you have already seen. If not, you can read the summary on IMDB
The female victim of Thursday’s alleged unarmed robbery recanted her statement, according to an email update sent by Eastern Michigan University’s Department of Public Safety early Friday morning. The student originally reported having been struck from behind in the Rynearson Parking Lot on Hewitt Road, causing her to briefly lose consciousness.
After six months and much frustration, the long wait for Eastern Michigan University students ended at 11 a.m. Wednesday when the Jimmy John’s at 537 W. Cross Street re-opened.
Due to a scheduling error, Monday’s Eastern Echo forum on Football and Athletics has been postponed. We will be rescheduling the event. We apologize for any inconvenience and will keep you updated on the new date as soon as we have that information.
Former Eastern Michigan University quarterback, turned wide receiver, Alex Gillett was signed Wednesday by the Green Bay Packers of the NFL. He was added to the team’s practice squad when quarterback Scott Tolzien, formerly of the University of Wisconsin, was activated.
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Well, that day is upon us. The day many I’m sure many of you have been dreading for the last three months (I’m sure quite a few of you have been looking forward to the beginning of this school year- I know I have). Whether you’re a new student or a seasoned veteran of the classroom, I have some often shared, but under-utilized advice for you on the eve of another school year.
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On Wednesday, the Detroit Lions announced the signing of former Eagle defensive tackle Jason Jones. In four seasons as an Eagle, he registered 175 total tackles, 13 sacks and one forced fumble. Jones began the 2004 season as a tight end before making the switch to the defensive line.
EMU Men’s Basketball Postgame Press Conference 3/9/13
The basketball game scheduled Wednesday evening between Eastern Michigan University and Ohio University has been cancelled. Early Wednesday morning, an armed robbery took place near Ohio’s campus which prompted the university to close for the day.
This just in: Former Eagle forward James Still was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison for his involvement in an assault on a Providence College student in 2010.
I’ve been getting a lot of feedback, both positive and negative, about the Dec. 3 column I wrote about Eastern Michigan University’s head football coach Ron English, and I’d like to clear the air on a few matters.
INSANITY! Dear Heather... you are not in Columbus ...
You seem to have forgotten something rather important. ...
I understand that we are getting paid to go play these ...
VERY SAD! Is the area in and aroiund the EMU campus ...
Annnnnnnd were boned