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Picking Eastern’s top athletes of the year

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 29, 2021

Despite the challenges created by COVID-19, sports did return to many college campuses in the fall and spring, including here at Eastern. Here are six of the top athletes of the year for Eastern in alphabetical...

Panthers in 7th place in OVC standings

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

The Eastern softball team has cooled off after a hot start to the conference season. After a 7-2 start, the Panthers have gone 5-10 over their last 15 OVC games and are now in seventh place in the standings...

Eastern in 9th as season enters final month

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 27, 2021

There is about a month left for the baseball teams of the OVC before the conference tournament begins. With only four spots in the tournament, the teams in contention have limited time to secure their...

Panthers avoid sweep with win Monday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2021

The Eastern softball team needed a win Monday over Murray State to avoid a conference sweep. having lost to the Racers twice on Sunday. Behind the pitching of Jade Montgomery and the bat of shortstop...

Panthers split doubleheader, lose series

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 25, 2021

After a loss Thursday, the Eastern baseball team needed to sweep a Friday doubleheader to win a three-game series against Tennessee-Martin. The Panthers won the first game 7-0 but lost the second 5-2,...

Softball team beats Leathernecks in nonconference game

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2021

The Eastern softball team traveled to play Western Illinois for a nonconference game Thursday afternoon. The Panthers beat the Leathernecks 5-2, snapping a four-game losing streak and improving their...

Eastern third baseman Dalton Doyle dives to his right to make a play on a ground ball, which he would then throw to first base for an out against Tennessee-Martin on April 22 at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers lost the game 5-1.

Home run ball bites Panthers in 5-1 loss

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2021

There were plenty of solo home runs hits between the Eastern baseball team and Tennessee-Martin Thursday afternoon. All six runs in the game came from solo shots, five of which belonged to the Skyhawks...

Panthers in 8th place with 13 OVC games left

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 20, 2021

There is a month left in the regular season for the Eastern baseball team, and after losing a three-game series to Morehead State last weekend, the Panthers are now in eighth place in the OVC. There...

Burton breaks record as Panthers get swept

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2021

Eastern shortstop Megan Burton made school history with a pair of home runs in the first game of a doubleheader against Jacksonville State Saturday. The home runs were her 12th and 13th of the season,...

Panther get 1st win in season finale

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 18, 2021

It took 11 games, but the Eastern men’s soccer team earned its first win of the season against Western Illinois in the season finale Saturday at home. The Panthers got goals from sophomore forward...

Johnson given All-OVC 1st team honors

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2021

The OVC handed out postseason honors for its football players Thursday. Three Eastern players were named to All-OVC teams, with sophomore linebacker Jason Johnson being named All-OVC first team, redshirt-senior...

Final look at OVC football stats, standings

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

The regular season is over for the football teams of the OVC. It was an unprecedented season, taking place in the spring rather than the fall, and only one game had to be canceled throughout the season. That...

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