Zach Sturgill


Eastern Michigan volleyball releases 2019 slate

The EMU volleyball team is entering the 2019 season as defending MAC Champions and seek to repeat with a promoted Darcy Dorton as head coach. The upcoming schedule is now complete for the team, which lost three senior players but now returns four seniors and two juniors. This will be the 43rd season program history. 

EMU football gets new commit Rico Small

Eastern Michigan football has a new commitment in Rico Small out of Northeast Cleveland. Small is a 3-star wide receiver that made his announcement on June 24 via Twitter.

Justin Meis' freshman season in review

Eastern Michigan baseball is one month removed from the last time they played, finishing out the 2019 season against Kent State. The Eagles had a 6-21 conference record in a season that featured the young talent that this Eagles team had on the field. Here is a look at the freshman season of Eastern Michigan pitcher Justin Meis.

Strong future ahead for Emoni Bates and Ypsilanti Lincoln

Emoni Bates, the 6'8 high school freshman out of Ypsilanti Lincoln High School, has been tagged as the No. 1 player in the 2022 class across the country. ESPN,, SLAM Magazine, and more have been covering Emoni Bates and his potential to become an NBA star. Lincoln made a run in March to the reach the MHSAA boys’ championship at the Breslin Center. 

Eagles 2019 baseball season in review

The 55-game schedule wrapped up for Eagles' baseball last week when they were swept by Kent State at home. EMU finished with a record of 11-43-1 and 6-21 in conference, which put them at ninth place out of 10 teams in the MAC. There were some young and bright spots on the roster, though, who were producing more and more as the season went on. 

2019 MLB recap so far

For the first six weeks of the 2019 MLB season, some things have gone unexpected. Other players and teams around the league are living up to the hype which was surrounding them in the early months of preseason. Here is a recap of what has happened in the MLB so far this year. 

A Spark for Sports Writing - Frank Wladyslawski

If you follow high school sports in Downriver Michigan, you most likely know the name Frank Wladyslawski. He is a multimedia sports journalist that reports for the News-Herald and Dearborn Press & Guide. His section for the News-Herald is called the “MIprepzone," where he and his team of freelance reporters get the latest games and tournaments covered for the Downriver and Huron leagues.

Pantry provides: Swoop’s has safety for some with food insecurity

Swoop’s Pantry is a “word of mouth” type of place. Nestled in the bottom floor of Pierce Hall is the non-profit food pantry. A few EMU students could be around but it is limited to just that. Swoop’s is not as busy as an Eagle Café like those at Pray-Harrold and the College of Business. This location on campus is quiet but has shelves full of valuables at no cost to you.

Fitness on Social Media: For Yourself or Others?

You scroll through your social media feed; it could be Twitter or Instagram. Many topics and posts show up, like comedy or news. A friend’s post enters position on your phone screen, and it is a gym selfie. You might have seen them before.