The Daily Eastern News

Panthers in 7th place in OVC standings

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

The Eastern softball team has cooled off after a hot start to the conference season. After a 7-2 start, the Panthers have gone 5-10 over their last 15 OVC games and are now in seventh place in the standings...

Panthers avoid sweep with win Monday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 26, 2021

The Eastern softball team needed a win Monday over Murray State to avoid a conference sweep. having lost to the Racers twice on Sunday. Behind the pitching of Jade Montgomery and the bat of shortstop...

Softball team beats Leathernecks in nonconference game

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

The Eastern softball team traveled to play Western Illinois for a nonconference game Thursday afternoon. The Panthers beat the Leathernecks 5-2, snapping a four-game losing streak and improving their...

Burton breaks record as Panthers get swept

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 19, 2021

Eastern shortstop Megan Burton made school history with a pair of home runs in the first game of a doubleheader against Jacksonville State Saturday. The home runs were her 12th and 13th of the season,...

Eastern redshirt-junior Megan Burton throws to first after fielding a ground ball at third base in the second game of a doubleheader against Tennessee-Martin April 12. Eastern lost the game 1-0.

Panthers split conference doubleheader

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 12, 2021

The Eastern softball team used some late-inning heroics to win the first game of a doubleheader 9-7 Monday against Tennessee-Martin but were shut down on offense in the second game, losing 1-0 and earning...

Panthers split midweek doubleheader

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2021

The Eastern softball team hosted Indiana State for a non-conference doubleheader Tuesday at Williams Field. The Panthers and Sycamores exchanged shutouts, with Indiana State winning the first game 5-0...

Panthers to host doubleheader Tuesday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief April 5, 2021

The Eastern softball team will be taking a brief break from conference play on Tuesday when they host Indiana State for a midweek doubleheader at Williams Field. The Panthers have cooled off a bit after...

Softball team to play conference doubleheader Tuesday

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2021

The Eastern softball team will be on the road Tuesday for a midweek doubleheader against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. The games are scheduled to start at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The Panthers split a road...

Hot-hitting Panthers in 2nd place

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2021

The Eastern softball team is no longer leading the OVC standings, but with a conference record of 7-2 are just one game back of Southeast Missouri. The Panthers have won three-straight series to begin...

Softball team loses Sunday, wins weekend series

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 21, 2021

The Eastern softball team fell 8-6 to Austin Peay Sunday afternoon. But since the Panthers swept a doubleheader from the Governors the day prior, they won the weekend series. It was the third-straight...

Softball team overpowering rest of conference

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

The long ball has helped fuel a hot start to the 2021 season for the Eastern softball team. The Panthers are tied for first place in the OVC with a 5-1 conference record and are leading the conference...

Members of the Eastern softball team celebrate in the dugout during the first game of a doubleheader March 13 against Belmont. The Panthers won the game 12-6.

Softball team takes weekend series from Belmont

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2021

The Eastern softball team beat the Belmont Friday before splitting a doubleheader Saturday afternoon. The loss in game two of the doubleheader was the Panthers’ first conference loss this season. They...

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