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Column: Men’s soccer team’s offense took a good step Tuesday

Column: Men’s soccer team’s offense took a good step Tuesday

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

The way the Eastern men’s soccer team performed in the second half, and overtime, of Tuesday’s 3-2 win over Belmont is the way it needs to play every game. Before the season, the team stressed getting more numbers beyond the ball and involved in the offensive attack, and the first half looked muc...

Men’s soccer beats Belmont in overtime

Men’s soccer beats Belmont in overtime

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 24, 2019

The men’s soccer team trailed early, but clawed its way back for a 3-2 overtime win to stay undefeated at Lakeside Field. In the first half, shots were scarce by both sides. Belmont made redshirt junior goalkeeper Jonathan Burke work early, giving him three saves for their four total shots. The Panth...

National Voter Registration Day recognized

Emilie Bowman, Reporter

September 23, 2019

Tuesday marks the eighth annual National Voter Registration Day. Every year, thousands of national and community organizations coordinate events in an effort to raise awareness about the different ways and places to register to vote. The 15th, 19th and 26th amendments in the United States Constitu...

Men’s tennis dominates in Fall Invite at Darling Courts

Men’s tennis dominates in Fall Invite at Darling Courts

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

September 23, 2019

The Eastern men’s tennis team had another busy weekend on its hands, hosting the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite, while also competing in the Toledo Men’s Rocket Invite. The Panthers are displaying that dominance the team had a year ago, as senior Freddie O’Brien and junior Mike Jansen both earn...

Women’s tennis plays at home, away in Milwaukee

Women’s tennis plays at home, away in Milwaukee

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 23, 2019

The women’s tennis team hosted the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite over the weekend, and Kaitlyn Snyder, a freshman, believes the team did well overall. “I think I was a little tired this weekend, so my mentality could have been a little better,” Snyder said. The team played against Southern Indi...

Men’s soccer team ready for home match against rival Belmont

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 23, 2019

The men’s soccer team, in the past two years, formed a rivalry with Belmont. The Panthers’ goal for this weekend is the same as their goal for the entire season and that is to win every home game of the season, including a home match against Belmont Tuesday. In the last two years, Belmont and...

Women’s soccer ties, loses in conference openers

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 22, 2019

Removed from the diversions of exhibition matches and non-conference opponents, the Panthers have not always been particularly equipped at handling Tennessee-Martin, Southeast Missouri or any other Ohio Valley Conference team on the opening weekend of conference play. Each year Eastern plays its f...

Eastern’s defense plays well in Eastern’s loss to Indiana State

Eastern’s defense plays well in Eastern’s loss to Indiana State

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Eastern football team scored just 19 points in four games this season. It scored just six points in a 16-6 loss to Indiana State Saturday in yet another anemic showing by an offensive unit desperate for a fix.  Eastern turned the ball over four times, three interceptions ...

Column: Breaking down the Panthers’ 1st win of season

Column: Breaking down the Panthers’ 1st win of season

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 22, 2019

After losing the first two matches of the Youngstown State Red and White Invitational this weekend, the Eastern volleyball team was in danger of suffering its fourth consecutive winless weekend to begin the season. In their first match of the invitational Friday morning, the Panthers won consecutive s...

Eastern struggles on offense again in loss to Sycamores

Eastern struggles on offense again in loss to Sycamores

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind- The Eastern football team has scored just 19 points in four games this season. It scored just six points in a 16-6 loss to Indiana State on Saturday in yet another anemic showing by an offensive unit desperate for a fix.   Eastern turned the ball over four times, three interceptions and one fumble, and mustered just 200 total yards of offense, averaging just 3.2 yards...

Column: Eastern’s offense needs to utilize more smaller, shorter routes

Column: Eastern’s offense needs to utilize more smaller, shorter routes

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

September 21, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.- Eastern’s offense and Indiana State’s offense both ran, literally, into the same problem in Eastern’s 16-6 loss to the Sycamores Saturday. The difference was that the Sycamores found ways to get around Eastern’s defense, while Eastern’s offense was stuck and could do hardly...

Men’s soccer team looks back to championship team 50 years later

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 19, 2019

The Eastern men’s soccer team’s history started 50 years ago: In 1969, an Eastern Illinois men’s soccer team won the NAIA National Championship. Eastern was the underdog going into the championship game. Its opponent was Despite Davis and Elkins College of West Virginia. Freshman Gerado Pagnani...

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