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Football still looking for 1st win, face Murray State on road Saturday

Football still looking for 1st win, face Murray State on road Saturday

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

The Eastern football team is still without a win in 2019.  A 40-29 home loss to Tennessee Tech; the team picked to finish last in the OVC, Sept. 28 dropped the Panthers to 0-5 and leaves the team still searching for its first win under head coach Adam Cushing.  Eastern finally had a breakthrough...

The Panthers’ DEN Podcast #3

The Panthers’ DEN Podcast #3

October 3, 2019

  Harry Woodbery is now the lone starting quarterback for Eastern, the Eastern volleyball team is struggling and the men's soccer team holds the best record in Eastern sports.  (Originally recorded Monday, published Thursday due to technical issues)....

Volleyball loses to Cougars Wednesday, starts conference schedule 0-3

Volleyball loses to Cougars Wednesday, starts conference schedule 0-3

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

October 2, 2019

After opening conference play with a pair of relatively close matches at home Sept. 27 and 28, the Eastern volleyball team went on the road to play Southern Illinois Edwardsville Wednesday. The Panthers left the court in Edwardsville as 0-3 in OVC play, losing in straight sets for the third straight match...

Woodbery takes over starting role with Brantley gone

Woodbery takes over starting role with Brantley gone

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2019

It began in April of 2018. Two transfer quarterbacks, one from the FBS level, one from a junior college, showed off their skills in a team scrimmage and thus set forth a quarterback battle that would wage over the course of the next 17 months. The participants in the battle: Tulane transfer Johnath...

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...

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