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Panthers win 2 games Wednesday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 24, 2021

After suffering their first loss of the season Tuesday to No. 7 Louisiana, the Eastern softball team bounced back Wednesday, picking up win against Southern University and Louisiana-Monroe. The Panthers...

Panthers power their way to 4-0 start

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2021

Outscoring you opponents 35-1 over a four-game stretch is usually a good sign. It certainly was for the Eastern softball team in their first four games of the season as they got off to a 4-0 start after...

Eastern redshirt senior pitcher Jade Montgomery winds up to throw a pitch during a scrimmage in practice on Oct. 8 at Coaches Field.

Softball team finishes up fall practices

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

The Eastern softball team wrapped up its 20-hour weeks of fall practices last week. After having their season canceled just before the start of conference play in the spring, the Panthers were able to...

Softball team aims for daily improvements

Autumn Schulz, Softball Reporter September 16, 2020

Asking any team at Eastern to reflect on what happened back in March is a difficult thing to do and it is not getting any easier by any means. No one is safe from feeling the effects that COVID-19 has...

Column: Standouts from the diamond in 2020

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief September 14, 2020

Before their 2020 seasons were cut short, the Eastern baseball and softball teams were both holding records above .500 and were riding win streaks. Several players stood out for each team, both in the...

Notebook: OVC softball teams enter final non-conference stretch

Adam Tumino, Softball Reporter March 10, 2020

Conference season begins in 10 days for the softball teams of the OVC. With limited non-conference play remaining, they will look to gear up for their conference opponents. Non-conference season...

Softball team splits weekend games in Ohio

Adam Tumino, Softball Reporter March 8, 2020

The Eastern softball team (11-10) won the final two games of the four-game Miami University Tournament on Sunday to climb back above .500 on the season. The Panthers lost the first two games of the...

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Jade Montgomery completes her follow through and rifles her pitch toward the batter, who tries to hit the pitch. Eastern’s softball team lost 9-0 to Boston College Sunday on the road.

Softball team wins 2 of 5 games over the weekend

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor March 2, 2020

The Eastern softball team swept Western Carolina but was blanked by Georgia and Boston College to finish 2-3 at the 11th Annual Bulldog Invitational in Athens, Georgia over the weekend to move to 9-8 on...

Softball opens season at Samford, goes 4-1

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor February 10, 2020

The Eastern softball team moved to 4-1 to open the year at the Samford Tournament from Feb. 7 to Feb. 9 in Birmingham, Alabama. It was newly hired head coach Tara Archibald’s debut weekend and it included...

Eastern wraps up season at Williams Field

Tom O'Connor, Softball Reporter April 25, 2019

The Eastern softball team got the bats going early, like really early. Eastern carried a four-run lead into the second inning, their first win at Williams Field this season and the second game in...

OVC set for big weekend of conference games

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor April 24, 2019

The eight-team field for the Ohio Valley Conference softball tournament is just about set as the league heads into its final two weekends of the season. Eastern (3-15), Tennessee State (3-13) and...

Panthers’ pitching defeats Jaguars 7-1

Tom O'Connor, Softball Reporter April 23, 2019

Between Monday and Tuesday afternoon, the Eastern softball team might very well have realized the power of practice, according to head coach Kim Schuette. Assistant coaches Al Schuette and Rachel...

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