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Panthers lose to Jacksonville State

Panthers lose to Jacksonville State

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 17, 2014
Photo illustration by Bob Galuski. Photos by Jason Howell.

OVC up for grabs in Saturday showdown

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 13, 2014

Receiver flourishes in running offense

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Red-shirt senior running back Taylor Duncan runs the ball during the Panthers 48-26 win over Murray State on Saturday at OBrien Field. Duncan scored two touchdowns and ran for 171 yards during the game.

Panthers hungry for OVC title

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 11, 2014
Taylor Duncan runs against the Murray State defense Saturday at OBrien Field. Duncan scored two touchdowns in the first half, leading to a 35-20 lead for the Panthers.

Eastern leads 35-20 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 8, 2014
Jason Howell | The Daily Eastern News
Junior quarterback Jalen Whitlow runs the ball down the field during the Panthers homecoming game against Tennessee State on Oct. 25 at OBrien Field.  The Panthers beat the Tigers 28-3.

Balanced attack leads to 41-10 win

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 2, 2014
Eastern beats Tennessee Tech 41-10

Eastern beats Tennessee Tech 41-10

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 1, 2014

Eastern leads Tech 24-3 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
November 1, 2014
Panther defense gains confidence

Panther defense gains confidence

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 29, 2014
Red-shirt junior running back Shepard Little runs in for a 50 yard touchdown securing the Panthers 28-3 homecoming win over Tennessee State Saturday at OBrien Field.  The Panthers improved to 3-1 in the OVC as Little led Eastern with 130 rushing yard against the Tigers.

Little, Goodman nab weekly honors

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 27, 2014
Whitlow rushes toward weekly award

Whitlow rushes toward weekly award

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 20, 2014
Eastern beats SEMO 52-13

Eastern beats SEMO 52-13

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 18, 2014

Panthers facing elite OVC quarterback

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 14, 2014
Panthers lose 36-33 in OT

Panthers lose 36-33 in OT

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor | @AldoSoto21
October 11, 2014
Eastern leads 23-5 over EKU at halftime

Eastern leads 23-5 over EKU at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor | @AldoSoto21
October 11, 2014

Tackling key to stopping Mobley

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 8, 2014
Easterns focus set on OVC

Eastern’s focus set on OVC

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 1, 2014

OVC coaches praise Garoppolo

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
October 1, 2014
Redshirt junior Devin Bass defends against Jalen Whitlow of Eastern Illinois University on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Whitlow wins 2nd weekly award

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 30, 2014

Eastern loses 34-19, heads into bye week

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 27, 2014

Eastern trails Ohio 24-10 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 27, 2014
Junior quarterback Jalen Whitlow runs with the ball down field against Austin Peay on Sept. 20 at OBrien Field. Whitlow set an Eastern record, with 137 rushing yards by a quarterback, as the Panthers won 63-7.

Eastern takes new identity into Athens

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 26, 2014

Dameron names Whitlow outright starter

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014

Ohio paying up to play Eastern

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Junior quarterback Jalen Whitlow runs with the ball down  field against Austin Peay Saturday at OBrien Field. Whitlow set an Eastern record, with 137 rushing yards by a quarterback, as the Panthers won 63-7.

Whitlow, Johnson receive weekly awards

Aldo Soto, Assistant Sports Editor
September 22, 2014
Red-shirt senior Joe Powell runs with the ball in the first half against Austin Peay at OBrien Field. The Panthers lead 35-7 at halftime behind 266 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns.

Eastern leads 35-7 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 20, 2014

Baseball tryouts begin Sept. 26

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014

Eastern drops out of top-25

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014
 Jason Howell | The Daily Eastern News

Red-shirt senior quarterback Andrew Manley throws the ball away before being sacked n Eastern footballs home opener on Sept. 6, at OBrien Field.  Manley threw for 55 yards and an interception in Easterns 34-15 loss at Illinois State Saturday.

Eastern loses 34-15, drops to 0-3

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 13, 2014

Eastern trails 21-6 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 13, 2014

Schmitz remembers Coaches Stadium

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 10, 2014

Eastern falls in FCS polls

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 9, 2014
Red-shirt junior running back Shepard Little is forced out of bounce by two Southern Illinois-Carbondale players during the Panthers home opener on Saturday at OBrien Field.  The Panthers lost to the Salukis 38-21.

Dameron seeks consistency

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 9, 2014
Dominic Baima | The Daily Eastern News
Junior Victoria Quarton runs in the Walt Crawlford Open on Friday. Quarton placed third in the meet. The woman’s team won the open and the men’s team placed second.

Weekend sports briefs

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 7, 2014
Senior running back Malcolm Agnew runs in untouched for Southern Illinois-Carbondale, giving the Salukis a 28-21 lead in the third quarter over Eastern at OBrien Field Saturday night. Agnew rushed for three touchdowns, as the Panthers lost 38-21 in their home opener.

Eastern loses home opener 38-21

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 6, 2014
Taylor Duncan runs in for a touchdown for Eastern Saturday against Southern Illinois-Carbondale. The Panthers lead 21-14 at halftime at OBrien Field.

Eastern leads 21-14 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 6, 2014
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Senior defensive back Anthony Goodman celebrates with the rest of the 2013-2014 football team after their win against Tennesse Tech on Nov. 2.

2 Eastern players suspended

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 3, 2014
Former Eastern defensive lineman Pat Wertz (left), red-shirt junior defensive tackle Dino Fanti (middle) and senior linebacker Robert Haynes sack former Southern Illinois-Carbondale quarterback Kory Faulkner in last years 40-37 double overtime win at Saluki Stadium in Carbondale.  Eastern Michigan transfer Mark Iannotti is the Salukis quarterback and is one of four  new offensive starters.

Eastern hosts Southern in home opener

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 2, 2014
Junior Anthony Goodman (left) and sophomore Seth McDonald (right) converge on Minnesota punt returner Marcus Jones Thursday at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. The Panthers lost 42-20 and will host Southern Illinois-Carbondale starting at 6 p.m. Saturday at O’Brien Field.

Dameron finds positives following loss

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
September 1, 2014
Eastern trails 14-0 at halftime

Eastern trails 14-0 at halftime

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor
August 28, 2014
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