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Panthers to wrap up non-conference play over weekend

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 19, 2019

Coming off its closest match of the season, a 3-2 loss to Evansville Sept. 14, the Eastern volleyball team (0-9) heads into its final three non-conference matches at the Youngstown State Red and White Invitational. The trip to Youngstown, Ohio, is the longest one of the season for the Panthers, sin...

What to watch for in Eastern vs. Indiana State

What to watch for in Eastern vs. Indiana State

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

Familiarity, similarity between programs Two seasons ago the Indiana State football team finished its season 0-11. The Sycamores parted ways with head coach Mike Sanford after the season, and a rebuilding process appeared to be beginning in Terre Haute. Indiana State hired head coach Curt Mallory fol...

Women’s soccer set for conference play

Tom O’Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 19, 2019

The Panthers got the win they needed to inspire confidence heading into conference play this weekend. It was at this point last season, in a victory over the same team no less, when the Panthers transitioned from a winless team to a playoff caliber one that made a compelling case for a spot in the title m...

Quiet, ferocious Greer leads Panthers

Quiet, ferocious Greer leads Panthers

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 18, 2019

When Eastern’s senior defensive tackle Terrell Greer lines up against an opposing offensive lineman, at first glance, the relatively under-sized Greer appears to be at a disadvantage.  Greer is listed at 5-foot-10 (although he probably stands a little shorter) and 310 pounds, small for a linem...

There are 3 important matches for men’s soccer in the upcoming schedule

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

Not surprisingly, three of the most important matches for the men's soccer team are conference matchups. Two of them are home matches, both of which feature two of the biggest threats to the Panthers. Denver No surprise here, as the Pioneers were the preseason favorites to win the Summit Leag...

OVC women’s soccer teams begin conference schedule this weekend

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2019

The meat of the season is just around the corner as Eastern women’s soccer team gears up for OVC competition. The Panthers (1-4) hit the road to open conference competition against Tennessee-Martin (2-3-3) Friday at 6 p.m. After its conference opener against Tennessee-Martin Friday, the Panthers stay ...

3 things to takeaway from Eastern’s loss to Illinois State

3 things to takeaway from Eastern’s loss to Illinois State

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

In 2018 the Eastern football team’s offense is what carried the team through a 3-8 slog of a season, pulling along a defensive unit that ranked second-to-last in the OVC in nearly every statistical category. The offense during that time ranked second in almost every category. In 2019, however, it appears...

OVC volleyball teams continue early-season struggles

OVC volleyball teams continue early-season struggles

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 17, 2019

The OVC posted an overall record that was below .500 last season. So far this season, it is even further below .500. After three weeks of play, the OVC volleyball teams have posted a combined record of 41-75, for a winning percentage of 35 percent, which is 11 points lower than in 2018. Only three OVC t...

Men’s soccer shows more than 2-4 record

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 17, 2019

The Eastern men’s soccer team is 2-4 for the season. This team’s record does not show the competitiveness, the offensive production and the defensive presence that the program has displayed throughout the season.     Three of the six games Eastern has played this year have been...

Men’s tennis has solid outings to start fall season

Men’s tennis has solid outings to start fall season

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

September 16, 2019

The men’s tennis team welcomed eight freshmen to the roster, and the team’s core from last season is still intact. Eastern had a tremendous season last year, notching 14 wins, which is the most since 1995, and the team won its first Ohio Valley Conference tournament match since 2004.  The foc...

Snyder, Ellis win singles championships over weekend for women’s tennis

Snyder, Ellis win singles championships over weekend for women’s tennis

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 16, 2019

The Eastern women’s tennis team had two players win single championships at the Olivet Nazarene Tournament over the weekend. Freshman Brittany Stevens played in her first college matches, playing in six total and finishing with a 5-1 record. “My first one I was very nervous for, but I got throug...

Men’s soccer splits weekend matches against Bradley, Northwestern

Men’s soccer splits weekend matches against Bradley, Northwestern

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 16, 2019

Even though the men’s soccer team went 1-1 this weekend, one key result came out of it: The Panthers won their first game against Bradley since 2009, with a 1-0 win Sept. 13. In the first half Eastern only had two shots compared to Bradley’s eight, and redshirt junior goalkeeper Jonathan Burke had ...

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