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Panthers tuning up as season nears

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2020

It has been nearly two weeks since the Eastern women's basketball team began a full practice schedule on Oct. 14. That was when they could start 20-hour practice weeks in preperation for the season, which begins Nov. 25. The Panthers are coming off a season in which they finished fourth in the OVC and won ...

Football team finishes fall practices

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 25, 2020

The Eastern football team finished its slate of 15 full practices for the fall. The practices were part of a spring ball model that had been transferred to the fall since the Panthers were not playing any games. They finished things off with a scrimmage Saturday, after which head coach Adam Cushin...

Eastern selling cutouts for Lantz

Staff Report

October 22, 2020

Following the trend set by many Major League Baseball teams this past season, the Eastern athletic department is selling cardboard cutouts that will be in the seats behind the benches at Lantz Arena for the upcoming men's basketball, women's basketball and volleyball seasons. The announcement says: "For...

Golf teams continuing to get work in as spring nears

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2020

After both the Eastern men's and women's golf teams had their final two events and the OVC Tournament canceled back in the spring, and then had their fall competitions postponed, head coach Mike Moncel said the most difficult thing has been keeping the athletes in the right state of mind. "We've been pl...

Softball team finishes up fall practices

Eastern redshirt senior pitcher Jade Montgomery winds up to throw a pitch during a scrimmage in practice on Oct. 8 at Coaches Field.

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020

The Eastern softball team wrapped up its 20-hour weeks of fall practices last week. After having their season canceled just before the start of conference play in the spring, the Panthers were able to work together as a team for the first time since March, and head coach Tara Archibald said she was h...

Panthers making most of extra time

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2020

This fall has been a new experience for everyone on campus, and the Eastern men's soccer team is no exception. The program introduced a new head coach, Ronnie Bouemboue, in February. Just over a month later, the team had to cancel all spring activities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The time l...

Panthers hold another fall scrimmage

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 20, 2020

The Eastern football team participated in another scrimmage Saturday as part of their fall practices in a traditional spring model. Head coach Adam Cushing said that the team still has plenty of improvements to make, but he was pleased with the small improvements the team has been making recently. ...

Eastern gearing up for start of season

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 18, 2020

The Eastern men's basketball team joined the women's team in beginning a full slate of practices last week as the Nov. 25 start of the season nears. Both basketball teams are set to be the first Eastern teams to play actual games since March, and men's basketball head coach Jay Spoonhour said he is ha...

Panthers begin full practice schedule

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 14, 2020

If all goes according to plan, the Eastern men's and women's basketball teams will be the first Eastern teams to play this fall. The women's basketball team began its full slate of practices Wednesday as it continues preparations for the season that is scheduled to begin Nov. 25. The team had an abb...

Column: Top games for soccer teams last season

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2020

If it were a regular fall semester, both the Eastern men's and women's soccer teams would be in the middle of conference season. There would a little more that three weeks until the women's team would play in the OVC Tournament and about a month until the Summit League Tournament would begin for the...

Tennis teams dealing with changes

Eastern's Director of Men's and Women's Tennis Chris Tolson (middle) prepares the teams for practice Oct. 8 at the Darling Courts.

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2020

The Eastern men's and women's tennis teams missed out on a conference season in Spring 2020, and are missing out on fall competition as well. Both teams have been able to take advantage of practice time this semester and Chris Tolson, Director of Men's and Women's Tennis, said that he was pleased w...

Cushing discusses scrimmage, schedule

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2020

Saturday was the 11th practice of a 15-practice fall ball model for the Eastern football team. The Panthers played a scrimmage Saturday as their preparations continue for the season, which the OVC announced last week is scheduled to begin Feb. 21. Head coach Adam Cushing said that the scrimmage was a good op...

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