Blake McQueary

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EMU football stuns Arizona State, 30-21, in Valley Showdown

The Eastern Michigan football team traveled to Tempe, Arizona to take on Arizona State University on Saturday, September 17, 2022, in a late-night valley showdown. Evans was the story of the night for the Eagles as he capped off a career night after rushing for 258 yards on 36 attempts, leading the Eagles past Arizona State, 30-21. 

Eastern Michigan University volleyball drops all matches in DePaul Invitational

The Eastern Michigan University womens’ volleyball team competed in the DePaul Invitational on Friday, September 9, 2022, and Saturday, September 10, 2022. On Friday, the Eagles faced off against Virginia Tech University, and Saint Louis University, as they dropped both matches in five sets, with both finishing in a 3-2 loss, while on Saturday they faced off against tournament host DePaul University where they fell to the Blue Demons, 3-1. 

Football and basketball recruits strengthen EMU athletics

On August 1, 2022, three-star cornerback Daiquan White announced his commitment to the Eastern Michigan University football program. White’s commitment boosted the Eagles into the number one spot in the 2023 recruiting class rankings ( This marked the first time in program history that Eastern Michigan held the number one spot in the football recruiting class rankings within the Mid-American Conference.

Opinion: The top three NFL rookies to watch out for in the 2022-23 season

It’s about that time again, you're sitting on the couch watching TV when suddenly an commercial break advertises the start of the NFL pre-season, triggering you to question where your summer has gone with the thought, “No way football is ALREADY starting again.” We’ve all been there. So, with the NFL pre-season getting underway in about 2 weeks, let’s look at the top 3 rookies that we could see have big debut seasons: Chris Olave, Aidan Hutchinson, and Jordan Davis.

Opinion: Top three "under the radar" moves of the 2022 NBA Draft

This year’s draft class is a big question mark. With many people believing that this class isn’t much to be excited about, there are also people speculating that this draft class could very well be a special one. Sports writer Blake McQueary provides insight on his top three "under the radar" transactions of NBA draft night.

Opinion: The top five NFL free agency moves of 2022

The past five months have been action-packed for the NFL. In January we got to witness a crazy postseason, where most games were decided by just a field goal in the final seconds. February saw the Los Angeles Rams defeat the Cincinnati Bengals to win the Super Bowl in their own house of Los Angeles. March featured headlines of Tom Brady reversing his shocking decision to retire from the NFL and ultimately play a 23rd season in Tampa Bay.  

Opinion: Potential prospects the Pistons could draft with their first round selection

This past season for the Detroit Pistons was a season filled with hope. With the organization in the process of a rebuild, and rookie point guard, Cade Cunningham, leading the way for the Pistons, there wasn’t much to expect from the deteriorating franchise that is in the process of a rebuild. The only expectation to be met for the Pistons? Be better than the previous year, and that, they did.