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Johnson given All-OVC 1st team honors

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 15, 2021

The OVC handed out postseason honors for its football players Thursday. Three Eastern players were named to All-OVC teams, with sophomore linebacker Jason Johnson being named All-OVC first team, redshirt-senior...

Final look at OVC football stats, standings

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 14, 2021

The regular season is over for the football teams of the OVC. It was an unprecedented season, taking place in the spring rather than the fall, and only one game had to be canceled throughout the season. That...

Panthers to play final game of season

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 8, 2021

The spring season will come to an end Sunday when the Eastern football team hosts No. 25 Austin Peay at O'Brien Field. For the Panthers, it will be their third-straight game against a ranked opponent...

Eastern sophomore running back Jaelin Benefield (3) hurdles through a gap in the line against Jacksonville State April 3 at O'Brien Field. Benefield ran for 42 yards and had a 9-yard reception in the game, which the Panthers lost 44-23.

Panthers fall to another ranked opponent

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2021

For the second-straight weekend, the Eastern football lost to a nationally ranked opponent. Last week it was No. 19 Murray State, and this week No. 12 Jacksonville State came to O’Brien Field and handed...

Football team falls short late against Murray State

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2021

The Eastern football team was leading No. 19 Murray State 27-13 in the third Sunday, and seemed to be in solid position to pulls off an upset win. But the Racers would score the final 28 points of the...

Eastern freshman safety Jordan Vincent (0) and sophomore defensive lineman Tim Varga (97) chase Tennessee Tech quarterback Bailey Fisher out of the pocket in a game March 21 at O'Brien Field. Vincent had 2 tackles and Varga had 8 in the game, which Eastern won 28-20.

Panthers to play nationally-ranked Racers

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2021

Coming off of its first win of the season, the Eastern football team has a tall task at hand if they are to get their second win. The Panthers will be on the road Sunday against Murray State, which is...

Eastern receiver Arron Foulkes is lifted up by teammate Jay Vallie as the Panthers celebrate Foulkes' second touchdown of the game Sunday against Tennessee Tech. The Panthers beat the Golden Eagles 28-20 for their first win of the season.

Panthers get 1st win of season Sunday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2021

Special teams and defense set the tone for the Eastern football Sunday afternoon against Tennessee Tech. Eastern’s offense also came through when it needed to, and the Panthers beat the Golden Eagles...

Football team to play 2nd home game Sunday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2021

Following a last-second loss to Tennessee State last weekend, the Eastern football team will be at home for its second home game this season. The Panthers will host Tennessee Tech Sunday at 1 p.m. as...

Panthers lose on field goal as time expires

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2021

The Eastern football team was 41 seconds away from its first win of the season Sunday afternoon against Tennessee State. Eastern kicker Stone Galloway had just made a 37-yard field goal to put Eastern...

Panthers to play Tennessee State Sunday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

The Eastern football team will be on the road again Sunday, looking for their first win of the season against Tennessee State, the only team the Panthers beat last season. The game will be a matchup between...

Football team falls to 0-2 with loss to Skyhawks

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2021

The Eastern football team had several chances in the fourth quarter to cut into to Tennessee-Martin's lead, but the Panthers were unable to capitalize on them Sunday afternoon in a 28-15 loss the Skyhawks. The...

Eastern quarterback Harry Woodbery attempts to lob a pass over a leaping defender to wide receiver DeWayne Cooks Jr. in the Panthers 47-7 loss against Southeast Missouri Feb. 28. Cooks had 5 catches for 62 yards in the game.

Football team to play Skyhawks Sunday afternoon

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2021

The Eastern football will be on the road Sunday afternoon when they play Tennessee-Martin, a game that was originally slated to be the season opener for both teams before it was rescheduled due to winter...

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