The Daily Eastern News

Eastern sweeps Golden Lions

Vince Lovergine, Baseball Reporter

March 11, 2020

The Eastern baseball team is 14 games into the season and after its latest win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff Wednesday, the team is 8-6. A six run fourth inning sparked the Panthers to a 9-2 victory. Gunner Smith put on a show with a five RBI performance and Ben Stephens commanded the mound, tossing six...

Notebook: Belmont, Cougars currently lead OVC standings

Blake Faith, Baseball Reporter

March 10, 2020

In the OVC, Belmont and Southern Illinois Edwardsville currently lead the standing each undefeated in conference play. Although Belmont is first in the conference, Southern Illinois Edwardsville leads in multiple individual statistics. Southern Illinois Edwardsville has found success in players o...

Baseball scores 12 runs in road win

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

March 10, 2020

Eastern’s baseball team scored seven ninth inning runs in its 12-4 win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff Tuesday. The Panthers went into the ninth inning leading the Golden Lions 5-3 but blew the game wide open, piling on seven runs off just one hit in the final inning. The lone hit was a big one off the bat ...

Baseball team wins weekend set against Gamecocks

Baseball team wins weekend set against Gamecocks

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

March 9, 2020

The Eastern baseball team (6-6, 2-1 OVC) downed Jacksonville State (6-7, 1-2 OVC) on Sunday at Coaches Stadium on an 11th inning score from the bat of redshirt senior Dane Toppel to win the first conference series of the year. The Panthers now gear up for a two-game midweek series against Arkansas-Pine B...

Panthers win one against Northwestern State, lose series finale Sunday

Panthers win one against Northwestern State, lose series finale Sunday

Vince Lovergine, Baseball Reporter

March 2, 2020

While this weekend may not show for it in terms of wins, the Eastern baseball team still finds itself in good standing. The Panthers played Northwestern State on the road for a three-game series, dropping two of three games. Eastern did secure a 5-1 win Feb. 29, in large part of junior Blake Malatestinic’s e...

Eastern baseball team has tough weekend at Arkansas

Vince Lovergine, Baseball Reporter

February 16, 2020

Going up against one of the country’s best, seventh-ranked University of Arkansas, the Eastern baseball team ran into some problems to open the 2020 season. The season opened Friday with junior Will Klein on the mound, and he was impressive going five and two thirds innings, allowing three earned r...

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2020

As luck would have it, the Eastern women’s basketball team’s schedule this week will show it no leniency following the Panthers’ (4-2 OVC) second conference loss of the season to first-place Tennessee Tech (6-0 OVC) Jan. 18. The Panthers, having just played arguably the best team in the conference...

Baseball team to host Tennessee-Martin

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

Time has slowly crept its way up to the Eastern baseball team, and head coach Jason Anderson wants his team to win as much as possible in the closing weeks. Eastern still has 14 games left in the season, but considering the Panthers have four three-game series left to play, that only leaves just ove...

Eastern blows out Robert Morris 13-2 at home

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 23, 2019

Everyone expected the Eastern baseball team to get a blowout victory over Robert Morris (Peoria) Tuesday, which they did with a 13-2 final at Coaches Stadium. Eastern let the game play out until the top of the seventh inning and called the game after Robert Morris’ at-bat in the top half. But Rober...

Eastern baseball team defeats Eagles on Friday

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 21, 2019

The Eastern baseball team closed out its three-game road conference series against Morehead State with a 5-4 win Friday. Eastern (19-21, 10-11) scored three runs late in the game to take the victory in the third and final game of the series, after losing a doubleheader Thursday to Morehead State (26-15, 11-7). The Panthers have grow...

Eastern drops doubleheader to Eagles

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

In what has been the trend for the Eastern baseball team this season, the offense was able to put up big numbers, while the pitching also gave up big numbers to the opponent. Eastern lost both games of a road doubleheader to conference-foe Morehead State Thursday, losing the first game 11-8 and the s...

Eastern beats Chicago State 6-3 at home

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

April 16, 2019

Despite a sluggish pace in its game Tuesday, the Eastern baseball team earned its second straight victory with a 6-3 victory over Chicago State. The game was the fifth and final game of a home stand for Eastern, before it goes on the road this weekend for a conference series. Despite putting six runs on the board, Eastern had a somewhat slow day at the plate, as did Chica...

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