Monday, January 30, 2012

A little fun in the mountains!

Doesn't this look like a blast? Haley and her husband Nic spent the weekend in Halfway with friends snowmobiling! We hope that you were able to spend the weekend having fun with your family and friends!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

When it snows, it pours...

We hope you are enjoying the snow day! Congrats if you got the day off- sorry if not. We packed up and headed home to sit by the fire are here at the office working away until 5:30pm! Look at what Shawna came across in her son's girlfriend's yard! This is a TWELVE FOOT TALL snowman! Built by Shawna's son, his girlfriend, and little brother! If you have an awesome snowman picture from today post it on our facebook wall and brag about how great it is or what a disaster it is...your call. Everyone have a fun and safe day in the snow!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Wear White, Get Loud!

Last Friday night Randy and Shawna headed to Quinn Coliseum to catch some exciting EOU basketball! If you haven't been to a game this year- then this is the week to start! This Friday is "White Out" night at Quinn Coliseum as the women's and men's basketball teams take on their rival, The College of Idaho. This game should be a ton of fun with giveaways for everyone wearing white and the first 200 fans with receive one of the coveted, "Wear White, Get Loud" tee shirts for free!

To bring you up to speed on this years teams, the women were ranked No. 9 in the NAIA Div. 2 Top 25 national poll Monday. The Mountaineers (13-4, 6-2 Cascade Collegiate Conference) were rated ninth in the country in the last poll on Dec. 12. It was the highest ranking in school history. Monday's mark is the third highest position EOU has ever been ranked. All top three rankings in school history have come this season.

The EOU women are coming off of a weekend split with a win over Northwest Christian University and a loss to Corban University. Over the break in the polls, the Mountaineers posted a 4-2 record.

The Cascade Conference has one other team in the Top 25, Corban at No. 21. The Warriors moved up one spot. Oregon Tech is one spot out of the Top 25, The College of Idaho is receiving 16 votes, and Warner Pacific has six votes.

The Eastern Oregon University men's basketball team's streak of 26 straight polls in the NAIA Div. 2 Top 25 came to an end Monday.

Eastern Oregon (12-5, 5-3 Cascade Collegiate Conference) had been in a school-record 26 straight polls dating back until the 2009-10 preseason poll. The Mountaineers have been in the Top 25 in 32 of the last 34 polls.

The Mountaineers were ranked No. 23 in the last poll on Dec. 12. Since then, EOU has gone 4-2 with losses to No. 3 Oregon Tech and No. 10 Northwest.

Cascade Conference members, Oregon Tech, Warner Pacific, Northwest, and Southern Oregon all appear in the latest poll. OIT remained No. 3 in the country, Warner Pacific jumped from No. 17 to No. 8, Northwest moved from No. 10 to 12, and Southern is three spots out the poll with 51 votes. EOU is four spots out of the poll with 42 votes.

Please join us this Friday for the women's game at 5:30pm and the men's game at 7:30pm and wear white!