The Daily Eastern News

Garoppolo, Grugier-Hill gear up for season with Patriots

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 23, 2016

When the New England Patriots regular season gets underway, former Eastern quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will head the offense after Tom Brady was suspended for the first four games of the season. While Garoppolo mans the starting job at quarterback, former Eastern linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill may crack...

Jacksonville State the team to beat in 2016

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

When it came to scoring in 2015, Jacksonville State had no problem putting up points and shutting down other teams’ offenses. The Gamecocks were the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Champs and are picked to repeat in 2016. Jacksonville State has been the preseason favorite to win the OVC in five ...

Fall sports getting underway

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 17, 2016

  The new school year brings the start of Eastern’s fall sport seasons. The Eastern football team, volleyball team, men’s soccer team, women’s soccer team and men’s and women’s cross country teams’ seasons will all begin in the next week. After a second-place Ohio Valley C...

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