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Derrick Fries, a white man with short hair, running in black shorts and a blue shirt with the number '144' pinned to him.

Local professor Derrick Fries nominated for Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

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Eastern Michigan University professor Derrick Fries' lifelong dedication to sailing and athleticism has granted him a prestigious nomination for the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. With a career spanning nearly three decades in competitive sports and a profound impact on sailing education, Fries' achievements are being celebrated on a statewide level.


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Homestead High senior Taeley Mahler commits to Eastern Michigan ahead of volleyball season

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Homestead High School's volleyball standout Taeley Mahler solidified her collegiate aspirations by officially signing with Eastern Michigan University on December 4, 2023. The EMU Eagles will kick off their preseason with an exhibition game against Hillsdale College on August 19 at the Gervin GameAbove Center in Ypsilanti, Michigan. This match will offer Mahler and her teammates an early opportunity to showcase their skills as they prepare for the upcoming season.


Eastern Michigan Track at UofM Invitational feb 17th

EMU is set to soar at the 2024 MAC outdoor track and field championships

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EMU's track and field teams are gearing up to make their mark at the 2024 Mid-American Conference outdoor track and field championships, set to kick off at the Northern Illinois University soccer and track and field complex in DeKalb, Illinois, from May 9-11. The Eagles would achieve their 25th men's, 13th women's MAC outdoor track titles.

Julez DeShetler and Queso Tone catch up after a short hiatus due to illness and someones birthday. The pair talk about their semesters and the final big events of the year, the Eastern Echo Media Gala and Rock The Patio. The latter playing host to Eagletainment's very own Queso Tone as a musical performance, with the shows closing act Anthony Roperti a former guest of the show.