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Former Eastern rugby player Lauren Doyle going to Olympics

Former Eastern rugby player Lauren Doyle going to Olympics

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor July 12, 2021

When the Tokyo Olympics get underway next week, the Eastern athletic community will once again be represented. Former Eastern rugby player Lauren Doyle will be traveling to Tokyo to compete in her second-straight...

Sweeney taken by Yankees with 20th pick in 2021 MLB Draft

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor July 11, 2021

Eastern shortstop Trey Sweeney was selected 20th overall by the New York Yankees in the 2021 MLB Draft Sunday night. Sweeney became the third-highest drafted player in Eastern history and the highest-drafted...

Swanson to be first Eastern student at NCAA Nationals since 2014

Adam Tumino, Sports Writer June 3, 2021

The Eastern men’s track and field team will have representation at the NCAA National Championships next week for the first time since 2014. Redshirt-freshman Adam Swanson will be competing in the...

Settlement reached in Butler wrongful detention, force lawsuit

Adam Tumino, Staff Writer May 19, 2021
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed by Eastern swimmer Jaylan Butler against law enforcement officers from multiple departments who he claimed used excessive force and detention during in incident in February 2019.

Panthers win 18th OVC track and field outdoor championship

Adam Tumino, Sports Writer May 17, 2021
The OVC Men’s Outdoor Track Championship was once again won by Eastern men’s track team, making it back-to-back championships for the Panthers, this time as the event’s host.

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...

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