The Daily Eastern News

Notebook: Denver still pacing summit league soccer

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

As the men’s soccer season nears its end, Eastern clings to 3rd place in the Summit League while Denver continues to set the pace. Denver (11-2-2, 3-0-1 SL) looked to be in slump early last week, dropping a match to Maryland by a score of 1-0 just over a week after being dismissed 3-0 against Virginia. In...

Notebook: Jacksonville State’s win streak ends at 36

Notebook: Jacksonville State’s win streak ends at 36

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The king in the Ohio Valley Conference is dead. Okay, maybe Jacksonville State’s football program is not dead, but at the very least, the program that had won 36 straight conference games is humbled after losing to Southeast Missouri 37-14 on Saturday.  Rumblings of the potential upset started swirling at...

Notebook: Breaking down the OVC women’s soccer tournament bracket

Notebook: Breaking down the OVC women’s soccer tournament bracket

Adam Tumino, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The regular season is over for the OVC women’s soccer teams, and the tournament bracket is set.  At the top is Tennessee-Martin. They occupied this position for most of the season and posted an OVC record of 9-0-1. Their only draw came against Eastern on Sept. 30.  Tennessee-Martin earned ...

Women’s tennis team sees top competition in tournament

Women’s tennis team sees top competition in tournament

Blake Faith, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Eastern women’s tennis team showed their worth Thursday and Friday in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals at the University of Michigan.  A common theme throughout the Regionals was that this team was able to compete with the bigger programs throughout the nation. Sophomores Rache...

Eastern volleyball team sweeps weekend matches

Eastern volleyball team sweeps weekend matches

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Ahead of the Eastern volleyball team’s match against the second best team in the conference, it was more a question of when, not if, for head coach Julie Allen.  “How awesome it is going to feel after we beat Morehead State,” Allen said. “I showed them the numbers, I said, ‘We absolutely...

Bruno’s field goal gives Panthers 24-21 win for homecoming

Bruno’s field goal gives Panthers 24-21 win for homecoming

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The wind on Saturday was relentless. Throughout the Eastern football team’s homecoming game against Tennessee-Martin, huge gusts of wind tortured footballs in the air, carried debris across the field and made the goalposts dance like leaves. But still, Eastern kicker Nick Bruno was able to get his...

Omar scores, helps give men’s soccer team a draw against Oral Roberts

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Eastern men’s soccer team fired off a flurry of shots Saturday against Oral Roberts, but the Golden Eagles took the Panthers to a double-overtime 1-1 draw. Eastern had its most efficient offensive match of the year, and the Panthers took the most shots Saturday than any other single match this...

Panthers in OVC tournament for first time since 2013

Panthers in OVC tournament for first time since 2013

Adam Tumino, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports, Uncategorized

After going 1-0-1 this weekend, the Eastern women’s soccer team earned a spot in the OVC Tournament for the first time since the 2013 season.  The Panthers finished the season with an overall record of 6-7-5 and a conference record of 4-3-3. Their 15 conference points tied them with Eastern Kentucky in ...

OVC women’s soccer enters final weekend of regular season

Adam Tumino, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The final weekend of OVC play for women's soccer is about to begin. The top two seeds are presumably locked up by Tennessee-Martin and Murray State, but the remaining six seeds are anything but settled.  Just three points separate third-seeded Southern Illinois Edwardsville and eighth-seeded Belmont.  ...

Panthers’ volleyball open second half of OVC schedule

Panthers’ volleyball open second half of OVC schedule

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Volleyball

The Eastern women’s volleyball team submitted its midterm report card last weekend, as the Panthers played their eighth conference match out of a total of 16, compiling a 2-6 record. The team’s placement in the Ohio Valley Conference Standings? Third to last. That noted, the Panthers will...

Panthers face Oral Roberts in men’s soccer matchup

Panthers face Oral Roberts in men’s soccer matchup

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Eastern men’s soccer team has its first match Saturday after a week and a half of no competition. The Panthers will travel to Oral Roberts Saturday to play in their third conference match of the season. The last time Eastern saw some action on the soccer field was Oct. 10, when the Panthers...

Eastern hosting 1-5 Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks for homecoming game

Eastern hosting 1-5 Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks for homecoming game

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

A theoretical mirror will be held up to both Eastern and Tennessee-Martin’s football teams when the two sides meet on Saturday at O’Brien Field. There are many striking similarities between the Panthers and the Skyhawks; both teams feel they are better than what their records show, and both teams...

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