The Daily Eastern News

Baseball team will face Butler on road Tuesday

Baseball team will face Butler on road Tuesday

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

The Eastern baseball team was supposed to host its first home game of the season Tuesday, but the Coaches Stadium field was not in good-enough shape to host Butler. So, instead, Eastern will have to wait another week for its first home game, but in the meantime, the Panthers have a chance to redeem a l...

Men’s golf team competes in 2 matches in Florida

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Golf Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Eastern men’s golf team took a trip to Florida last week, but it was no break as they hit the course for two different invitationals. And, the spring season is already looking brighter than the fall. First up was the Bethune-Cookman Spring Invitational on March 7 and 8 in which the Panthers managed a 13t...

Column: Assessing OVC’s chances in March Madness

Column: Assessing OVC’s chances in March Madness

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Sports

All the bidders doing Belmont’s work on Twitter can cheerfully watch the Bruins play in the NCAA tournament Tuesday. After losing to Murray State in the OVC championship game, it was questionable whether the Bruins would make it in the tournament. They certainly had the wins to do so: defeating L...

Column: What happened at Bradley needs to be learned from

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Columns, Sports

Bradley. Bradley, Bradley, Bradley... this is not a good look for you. What were you thinking? Last week Bradley University made the shocking and disappointing decision to pull credentials from Peoria Journal Star beat writer Dave Reynolds, a reporter who has covered the Bradley basketball team for 29 ...

Men’s tennis team tops Rose-Hulman

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis

A season with no coach at its beginning has turned into one with a newly revamped roster and coaching staff that has the Eastern men’s tennis team riding high. The team that started with four wins in the 2016 season had a conference tournament berth last season and now has the most wins it has ha...

Softball team picks up 5 wins, 5 losses in USF Series

Softball team picks up 5 wins, 5 losses in USF Series

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Softball, Sports

The Eastern softball team doubled its win total on the season in the USF Series, going 5-5 over 10 games, upping its season win count from four to nine. Eastern picked up consecutive wins over Buffalo and Seton Hall on Friday to close the tournament with an even 5-5 record, marking the second time all sea...

Eastern wins 1 of 3 games against Racers

Eastern wins 1 of 3 games against Racers

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 17, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Michael Yasenka gave the Eastern baseball team an important outing on the mound against Murray State Friday, as Eastern’s 8-3 win was the only one it got out of three games. Murray State (8-10, 4-2) only had one inning of scoring in its loss, while Eastern (7-11, 2-4) had an explosive first inning at ...

Men’s tennis team wins Thursday before weekend matches

Men’s tennis team wins Thursday before weekend matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

Coming into the spring season, the Eastern men’s tennis team wanted to change what Eastern men’s tennis was. Well, they have certainly done that. The Panthers had a slight schedule change Thursday, as the team was supposed to play Olivet Nazarene, April 19. Instead, both teams played today, whi...

Eastern to play Chicago State, Detroit Mercy

Eastern to play Chicago State, Detroit Mercy

Blake Faith, Women's Tennis Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

Eastern’s women’s tennis team is coming off a two-game win streak and a week off from competition, ready to gain more momentum and defend the streak against Millikin University and North Central College. The team’s last two matches were hard competition, seeing as the Panthers won each match by ...

Spoonhour, OVC talk problematic floor logos

Spoonhour, OVC talk problematic floor logos

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Losing in the first round of the OVC tournament was a sour way for the Eastern men’s basketball team’s season to end. The regular season itself ended on a sour note, as the Panthers started the conference schedule with a 5-2 record, but finished the regular season on a 2-9 stretch, not including ...

Eastern adds Omar Young to coaching staff

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Football, Sports

Former Green Bay Packers offensive quality control coach Omar Young was hired Thursday to be the running backs coach at Eastern. Young is the 15th member that head coach Adam Cushing has added to his staff since being hired in December to lead the program. Young spent two seasons working with the Green Bay Pack...

Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Defeating Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the first round of the OVC tournament is not something to brag about. But, nonetheless, Morehead State did so by a 72-68 score. The score is not even that impressive, but the fifth-seeded Morehead State got the job done and now faces fourth...

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