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Eastern winless, Murray State perfect in conference play so far

Eastern winless, Murray State perfect in conference play so far

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team dropped two matches over the weekend, and the Panthers are now one of just three OVC teams without a conference win. Eastern (1-7-1, 0-3-1 OVC) allowed just two goals in two matches, but the Panthers are now riding a four-game scoreless stretch that kept them in the loss ...

Men’s golf finishes 10th, women’s golf fades to last in tournaments

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2019

Both the Eastern men’s and women’s golf teams got some run in separate tournaments this week, as the men finished 10th out of 13 teams while the women placed last. On the men’s side, this year’s freshman spark plug Ben Lanman came out of the gates slowly at the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawk Cl...

Column: Eastern needs forward mentality on offense

Column: Eastern needs forward mentality on offense

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

“Shoot it!” “Go forward!” And, a disgruntled, “Oh my gosh,” when the Eastern men’s soccer team trailed the ball backward again. It is fair to say the Panther fans were a little aggravated when the men’s soccer team refused to take a fairly open, and fairly well set up, shot from outsi...

Men’s soccer scores late in match, defeats IUPUI 1-0 Tuesday

Men’s soccer scores late in match, defeats IUPUI 1-0 Tuesday

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 1, 2019

Freshmen came up big for the men’s soccer team in a 1-0 win against IUPUI Tuesday on both sides of the field. On the defensive side it came from freshman Quinn Rechner, and the lone goal from freshman Maxwell Allen was huge for the offense.  In the first half the offensive, tempo was slow on b...

Gage Kingsmith’s shining personality stands out during different eras at Eastern

Gage Kingsmith’s shining personality stands out during different eras at Eastern

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

October 1, 2019

When Gage Kingsmith comes to mind, the first thing that stands out is his bubbly personality and his upbeat attitude. Kingsmith stuck with the Eastern men’s tennis program all three years, as he enters year four for his senior season. He has been a part of a core consisting of seniors Braden Davis ...

Men’s soccer ready for next game against IUPUI

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 30, 2019

The men’s soccer team hopes to bring their one win and one tie from rivalry week as momentum into its home match against IUPUI Tuesday. The Panthers clawed their way back against non-conference rival Belmont Sept. 24th after being down 2-1 early in the second half. In the 64th minute, junior S...

Women’s soccer needs to stay patient, results will come

Women’s soccer needs to stay patient, results will come

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 30, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team opened its OVC schedule with three losses and zero goals scored in four matches. In the team’s most recent non-conference matchup, the Panthers went down 1-0 in the first half to Chicago State, a team that has won just one match in the past three seasons, but came b...

Eastern faces Cougars on Wednesday

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 30, 2019

The Eastern volleyball team will travel to play its first road conference match of the season Wednesday evening, as the Panthers will take on Southern Illinois Edwardsville at 6 p.m. The Panthers (1-13, 0-2) and the Cougars (5-9, 0-2) are two of the three OVC teams who went winless in the first wee...

Women’s soccer loses two OVC matches over the weekend

Women’s soccer loses two OVC matches over the weekend

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 29, 2019

It took four minutes. Eastern Kentucky junior Sarah Owusu pounded a low shot into the back of the net just four minutes after the match had begun, converting her first point this season for the Colonels. Sunday, in the wake of a 1-0 loss to Eastern Kentucky Sept. 27, there were parallels in a 1-0 loss to Be...

Men’s soccer opens conference play with tie

Men’s soccer opens conference play with tie

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 29, 2019

Despite playing two players down, the men’s soccer team opened conference play with a 0-0 two-overtime tie to its Summit League conference foe Denver to end its rivalry week. In the first half, the Panthers recorded two shots. Denver recorded five shots in the half with three of those being saved...

Column: Errors cost Eastern in otherwise impressive performance

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 29, 2019

Most of the time, a team ends up winning a game when it outplays its opponent. This was not the case Saturday afternoon when the Eastern volleyball team lost to Austin Peay in straight sets. The Panthers played perhaps their best match of the season, having their highest kills per set average of any match. I...

Eastern’s mistakes sinks it in 40-29 loss

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2019

  All that was missing was a bow and wrapping paper and Eastern's delivery of Saturday nights conference opener to Tennessee Tech would have been complete.   Tennessee Tech capitalized of a handful of Eastern errors and handed the Panthers their fifth loss of the season 40-29 at O’Brien Field.   Eastern turned the ball over three times, twice via a fumble and once...

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