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Toppel looks ahead to possible final season

September 29, 2020

Dane Toppel is the longest-tenured member of the Eastern baseball team. He is a graduate student this year and is entering perhaps his final season at Eastern this spring. Toppel spoke with Eastern's...

Column: Top Eastern players to reach the majors

September 28, 2020

The MLB playoffs begin Tuesday, and according to the Eastern athletic department, three former Eastern baseball players are on the coaching staffs of teams that will be participating in the postseason....

Column: Standouts from the diamond in 2020

September 14, 2020

Before their 2020 seasons were cut short, the Eastern baseball and softball teams were both holding records above .500 and were riding win streaks. Several players stood out for each team, both in the...

Panthers getting back into swing of things

September 13, 2020

Although the Eastern baseball team  will not be missing out on any actual games this semester, their offseason plans have been altered by COVID-19. The Panthers returned to practice recently after not...

Eastern sweeps Golden Lions

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...

Notebook: Belmont, Cougars currently lead OVC standings

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...

Baseball scores 12 runs in road win

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...

Baseball team wins weekend set against Gamecocks

Eastern outfielder Tyler Tesmond rounds third base at Coaches Stadium last March against Lindenwood. Eastern beat Lindenwood 5-2 and Tesmond recorded two hits in the game.
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...

Panthers win one against Northwestern State, lose series finale Sunday

Will Klein completes his follow through and lets his pitch fly toward the batter. Eastern lost 6-3 to Northwestern State on the road Sunday.
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...

Eastern baseball team has tough weekend at Arkansas

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...

Eastern faces back-to-back tests this weekend

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Jordyn Hughes tries to drive past a defender as Jennifer Nehls sets a screen for her. Eastern lost 75-62 to Tennessee Tech Jan. 18 in Lantz Arena.
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...

Baseball team to host Tennessee-Martin

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...

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