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Junior Joseph Duncan is congratulated by teammates after hitting a home run Friday, March 24 at Coaches Stadium. Duncan finished the recent weekend series at Morehead State going 5-13 with 3RBIs and 5 runs scored.

Eastern baseball team holding leads

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 30, 2017
Senior pitcher Michael McCormick delivers a pitch Friday, March 24 at Coaches Stadium. McCormick (1-4, 6.34 ERA, 31 BB, 37 K) will start game 2 of the weekend series at Moorehead State.

Baseball team traveling to Morehead State

Tyler McCluskey, Assitant Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Redshirt sophomore Hunter Clark delivers a pitch in the Panthers’ loss to Saint Louis Wednesday. The game was called in the sixth due to lightning.

Panthers’ parade rained on

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 26, 2017
Junior Joe Duncan grounds out to third base in the seventh inning of the Panthers second game against Eastern Kentucky Saturday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers won game two of the three-game series 16-5.

Panthers to take on Indiana State

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Sophomore Jimmy Govern attempts a bunt during the Panthers 7-6 loss to Southeast Missouri April 9, 2017, at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers defeated Butler 10-6 Tuesday on the road.

Four homeruns power Panthers past Butler

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 18, 2017
Third baseman Dougie Parks throws out Illinois Springfields Ben Schanding in the sixth inning of the Panthers 18-11 win Tuesday at Coaches Stadium.

Eastern takes on Belmont

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 12, 2017

Baseball team in last place in Ohio Valley

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 11, 2017
Sophomore second baseman Jimmy Govern tosses the ball to first base during a game Tuesday, Wednesday 28 at Coaches Stadium.

Saint Louis downs Eastern baseball

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 4, 2017
Junior third baseman Dougie Parks fields a ground ball from a Southern Illinois University Carbondale batter Wednesday at Coaches Stadium. Parks finished the weekend series at Tennessee Tech with six RBIs, two runs scored going 5-for-12 at the plate for the Panthers.

Eastern swept by Tennessee Tech

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
April 2, 2017
Sophomore Jimmy Govern scores on a Matt Albert ground out to thirdbase to cap off a 3-run fifth inning for Eastern at Coaches Stadium Tuesday. Govern finished 2-for-4 at the plate with 2 runs scored and an RBI in the 12-4 win over Robert Morris.

Eastern baseball wins second straight game

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
March 28, 2017
Junior Dougie Parks eyes homeplate while teammate Justin Smith prpepares to lay down a bunt in game 2 of Friday’s doubleheader against Murray State. Parks finished 2-for-3 with 2 runs scored in the 11-10 loss.

Eastern wins game three of weekend series

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
March 26, 2017
Junior Steve Fishman poses for a picture in the Padovan Pool on Wednesday. Fishman broke the 400-IM school record with a time of 4:03.76 at Summit League Championships after injuring his right collar bone.

Broken shoulder turns into broken record

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
March 22, 2017
Junior Brandon Robbins set a record in the 200-breast with a time of 2:03.49 at the Summit League Championships.

Re-Record breaker Robbins

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
March 8, 2017
Sophomore Nick Harkins swam his way into Eastern’s record books during the Summit League Championships Feb. 15-18 in Indianapolis. Harkins set a new school record in the 100-IM with a time of 52.97.

Harkins adds name to record books

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
February 22, 2017
Junior Matt Jacobs swims the 100-Breast during the Summit League Championships on Friday the 17th and broke the record with a time of 56.08.

Records broken at Summit League Championships

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
February 19, 2017

Swim team finishes day 1 at conference

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
February 15, 2017

Swimmers ready for final Summit League meet

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
February 7, 2017

High GPA’s earn swim teams scholastic honors

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
February 1, 2017

Last meet of the season looming for swim team

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
January 26, 2017

Swim teams both finish top 5 at Indiana State

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
January 22, 2017

Looking forward for men and women’s swimming

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
January 16, 2017
Junior Patrick Wood competes in the 100-yard butterfly Friday at Padovan Pool. Woods time of :55.39 was good for a fourth place finish in the event.

Swim teams lose to Evansville

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter
November 14, 2016
Sophomore Lauren Oostman set the Padovan Pool record in the womens 200-yard backstroke Saturday.

Swim teams win, set records

Tyler McCluskey, Swim Reporter
October 30, 2016

Women’s soccer set for final home matches

Tyler McCluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter
October 12, 2016

Women’s soccer team to face Morehead State

Tyler McCluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter
October 6, 2016

Families continue breakfast tradition

Tyler McCluskey, Contributing Writer
September 25, 2016
Redshirt-Freshman defender Ellie Corrigan attempts a shot in an exhibition game against Evansville on Aug. 14 at Lakeside Field.

Women’s soccer aims for first win

Tyler McCluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter
August 25, 2016
Senior Robert Skolik defeated Belmonts Robin Demasse 7-5, 6-2 in singles play on April 1 at the Darling Courts. The Panthers were defeated 4-3.

Skolik’s success story

Tyler McCluskey, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
Red-shirt senior Jacob Wendell serves during a practice game in Lantz Fieldhouse on Tuesday. The Panthers are 2-6 overall.

OVC men’s tennis roundup

Tyler McCluskey, Staff Reporter
February 23, 2016

Men’s tennis team loses to UIC

Tyler McCluskey, Staff Reporter
February 15, 2016
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