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Men’s basketball team blows out Chicago State 98-34

Men’s basketball team blows out Chicago State 98-34

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

November 12, 2019

The men’s basketball team got their first win of the season at home against Chicago State 98-34 Tuesday night. Junior Deang Deang led all scorers with 21 points. Deang led the Panthers in scoring from start to finish, scoring eight quick points in the opening minutes including making his first two...

Smith’s three-point shooting key for Panther offense

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

November 12, 2019

Mack Smith was humble, maybe a little too humble, after Eastern’s 98-34 trouncing of Chicago State Tuesday in the Panthers’ home opener. Smith shot 3-of-7 from three-point range in the first half, finishing with 13 points, all from the first half. Considering the blowout score, Smith was not ne...

Women’s basketball team to host Ramblers Wednesday

Women’s basketball team to host Ramblers Wednesday

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

November 12, 2019

The Eastern women’s basketball team will be focused on putting together a more complete offensive performance Wednesday at Lantz Arena against Loyola-Chicago. Following their 59-57 loss to Indiana State on Sunday, the Panthers' goal in Wednesday’s game against the Ramblers is to see improvement on...

Eastern volleyball beats Chicago State in 5 sets

Eastern volleyball beats Chicago State in 5 sets

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

November 11, 2019

The Eastern volleyball team recorded its highest hitting percentage of the season on Monday night against Chicago State, hitting .262 in a five-set win over the Cougars in Lantz Arena. The Panthers’ previous season high in hitting percentage came on Nov. 9 against Tennessee State. The victory was the...

Panthers to host first home game Tuesday

Panthers to host first home game Tuesday

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

November 11, 2019

Perhaps a different path, a very different path, would have landed Xavier Johnson as a Panther on Eastern men’s basketball head coach Jay Spoonhour’s squad this year. But Johnson is, instead, the leading scorer for Chicago State after two games, and coincidentally, he will end up in Lantz Arena...

Men’s soccer team finishes its 2019 season

Men’s soccer team finishes its 2019 season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

November 11, 2019

The men’s soccer team's season ended Nov. 9 when Denver won their match against Fort Wayne 3-1 to clinch the final spot in the Summit League conference tournament. Despite the Panthers not making the Summit League tournament, this team showed improvement in its record and were just only one point...

Eastern football team picks up 1st win of season

Eastern football team picks up 1st win of season

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

November 10, 2019

At long last the Eastern football team won a game. Eastern beat Tennessee State 49-38 in Nashville on Saturday, securing its first win of the season and first career win for Adam Cushing as head coach of the Panthers. The Panthers (1-9, 1-5 OVC) scored their season high in points in the win and scored 1...

Women’s basketball loses 59-57 against Sycamores

Women’s basketball loses 59-57 against Sycamores

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

November 10, 2019

The Eastern women’s basketball team (1-1) lost with the ball in its hands Sunday afternoon to Indiana State (1-1) 59-57 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers trailed the Sycamores by three points with 12 seconds to play in the game and had the ball in their possession with the intent of making a three-point...

Eastern volleyball team loses to Tigers in 4 sets at home

Eastern volleyball team loses to Tigers in 4 sets at home

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

November 10, 2019

Through three sets against Tennessee State on Nov. 9, the Eastern volleyball team was hitting as efficiently and aggressively as it has all season, recording a hitting percentage of .319 and averaging 13.67 kills per set.  The Panthers won the third set 25-16, their largest margin of victory in a s...

Eastern to play tough Wisconsin team

Tom O'Connor, Men's Basketball Reporter

November 7, 2019

The Panthers might just have to wait. It is not getting any easier. After losing by 25 points to a team thought to be among the top 25 in Division I basketball, according to the preseason polls, Eastern can expect a similar dilemma, if only to a lesser degree, when they head to Madison to play Wiscon...

Last-place Panthers to play 8th-place Tigers

Last-place Panthers to play 8th-place Tigers

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

November 7, 2019

The OVC’s two last place teams will meet Saturday in Nashville when Eastern (0-9, 0-5 OVC) plays Tennessee State (2-7, 1-4 OVC) in a battle between two teams who are playing more for pride than anything else. Neither team is playing for any real implications as both were eliminated from any conten...

Eastern linebacker Caputo honored as OVC Scholar-Athlete

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

November 7, 2019

Eastern linebacker Joe Caputo was named an OVC Scholar-Athlete Thursday by the conference, making him the first Eastern football player to ever receive what is considered to be the highest-honor given away by the conference. Caputo earned the award thanks to his 3.89 GPA which he has accrued while doubl...

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