The last time The Easterner checked in on Rodney Stuckey, he was excelling in the latter portion of the 82-game NBA season. After suffering a hand injury in the preseason, Stuckey recovered in time to play in 57 games, including two starts, averaging 19 minutes, 7.
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It’s been nearly 10 years since the name Kim Exner captivated Cheney with hype surrounding Eastern Washington volleyball. Sophomore Hayley Hills’ 30-kill performance against Idaho State has left the door wide open for comparisons to the EWU Hall-of-Famer. Hills came just four kills shy of the school record held by Exner, a two-time Big Sky MVP that also owns records in career kills (1,860 total, 592 more than any other Eagle), average kills per game over a career (4.
The Portland State Vikings continued their Big Sky Conference win streak from last season to six games and ended their five game loss streak to ranked teams when they outlasted FCS No. 21 Eastern Washington 28 to 21. “We didn’t execute our offense at times,” said Eagles Head Coach Paul Wulff.
The Eastern Washington University athletics department has been searching for promise in an athletic director for the last three years, where there have been four different name plates engraved including two interims. Now, with the number five, EWU is hoping they’ve found a keeper in Bill Chaves, who was introduced on August 17.