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Eastern wide receiver Isaiah Hill turns upfield on a 73-yard catch and run in a game against Southeast Missouri on Nov. 16, 2019. Hill had 13 catches for 152 yards and a touchdown in the game, which Eastern lost 26-12.

Panthers to open delayed season Sunday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 17, 2021

It has been nearly 15 months since the Eastern football team took the field for a game. This virus-extended offseason will end Sunday at 1 p.m. when the Panthers travel to play Tennessee-Martin in the...

Football team announces 3 games for 2021 season

Staff Report January 27, 2021

The 2020 football season, which has been pushed back to Spring 2021, is set to begin later next month. In the meantime, Eastern announced the non-conference games that have been scheduled for the 2021...

Eastern head football coach Adam Cushing addresses the team during a timeout in a game against Indiana State in September 2019. Cushing spoke with the media Tuesday as preparations for the upcoming season get underway.

Media day held for OVC football teams

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief January 19, 2021

With the COVID-altered 2021 football season set to begin in just over a month, the OVC held a media day for its teams Tuesday. Eastern head coach Adam Cushing and senior quarterback Harry Woodbery spoke...

Eastern football mourns Orozco

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief November 16, 2020

The Eastern football community joined many others in mourning Monday for Eastern Director of Football Performance Joe Orozco, who died over the weekend at the age of 30. "Coach Orozco was such a vibrant...

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...

Panthers hold another fall scrimmage

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief October 19, 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...

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...

OVC releases football schedule for Spring 2021

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2020

After canceling the football season this fall, the OVC has announced that the season will now begin on Sunday, Feb. 21. Eight OVC teams will take part in this spring season, each playing seven conference...

Column: Why are college football games happening?

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief October 5, 2020

The Eastern football team is not playing any games this season, but the same cannot be said for many teams across the country, including three in Eastern's conference. Three OVC teams (Austin Peay, Jacksonville...

Panthers progressing through practice

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief October 4, 2020

The Eastern football team continued its slate of spring-style practices for the fall semester last week as they work on preparation for the eventual start of the season. Before the season can take place,...

Grugier-Hill has big game for Miami

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2020

Former Eastern linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill had one of the best games of his NFL career last Thursday when his Miami Dolphins played the Jacksonville Jaguars. Hill recorded 8 total tackles, the second-highest...

Panthers practice in pads for 1st time

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2020

The Eastern football team put on full pads for the first time in approximately 10 months in a Thursday morning practice. The practice was one of 15 pads practices the team is able to hold after the NCAA...

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