The Daily Eastern News

Eastern wins 67-66 on Colonels missed last shot

Eastern wins 67-66 on Colonels missed last shot

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Eastern Kentucky gave the Eastern men’s basketball team literal fits during the first half of the two’s contest Thursday night, which ended in a 67-66 Eastern victory. The Colonels (10-12, 3-6) started the game by giving Eastern (13-9, 6-3) a hard time just setting up its offense by pressing all of E...

Eastern wants to get back on track against Colonels

Eastern wants to get back on track against Colonels

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Eastern Kentucky is 0-8 in the Ohio Valley Conference this season and have won just two games all season long. The Colonels rank last in the conference is offense (54 ppg) and 9th in defense (69.9 ppg). Eastern, despite all of that, will not be underestimating the Colonels Thursday in Lantz Arena. Eas...

Mayo, Eastern Kentucky coming to Lantz Arena

Mayo, Eastern Kentucky coming to Lantz Arena

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Eastern Kentucky comes into Lantz Arena Thursday to face the host Eastern, and although the Colonels are 3-5 in OVC play, they present a big threat to Eastern. That big threat is Nick Mayo. Sitting in the lane at 6 feet, 9 inches and weighing 250 lbs, he has been arguably the most athletic big man in the OVC an...

Lions in Winter festival offers insight into literary world

Lions in Winter festival offers insight into literary world

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 27, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The Lions in Winter Literary Festival gave students, staff and community members the opportunity to hear craft talks and works from published writers. Author Barrie Jean Borich gave a craft talk and presentation on creative nonfiction. She said she has attended similar events and sees value in having...

Disappointing loss all too familiar for Eastern

Disappointing loss all too familiar for Eastern

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Another early lead for the Eastern women’s basketball team quickly turned into another insurmountable deficit as once again an issue that has plagued Eastern all season seeped into yet another promising game for the Panthers and delivered them another loss, this time in a 90-66 road effort against...

Wallace’s three gives Eastern 66-64 win over Skyhawks

Wallace’s three gives Eastern 66-64 win over Skyhawks

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The phrase goes that cats have nine lives, and it would seem as though the Panthers are a living embodiment of the phrase. Eastern (12-8, 5-2) defeated Tennessee-Martin (5-13, 0-7) 66-64, after trailing by as much as 12 points at halftime. The win is the ninth time this season Eastern has won after...

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