The Daily Eastern News

Whitlow wins weekly award, Drake leads WRs in OVC

Junior quarterback Jalen Whitlow throws the ball down the field in the Eastern football team's home opener on Sept. 7 at O'Brien Field.

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

October 13, 2014

Eastern quarterback Jalen Whitlow was named Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week for the third time this season. Despite the Panthers’ loss against No. 16 Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, Whitlow threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another. He rushed for 88 yards on 14 carries, while passing...

Charleston native brings consistency to receivers

Charleston native brings consistency to receivers

Anthony Catezone, Managing Editor

September 18, 2014

Even in practice, Eastern wide receiver Adam Drake brings consistent big-play ability. On Tuesday coach Kim Dameron instilled a new practice routine, which pitted the Eastern offense vs. the Eastern defense. Each team competed in drills such as inside run, seven-on-seven and fast ball. By the...

Drake earns OVC weekly honor

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

September 1, 2014

Eastern wide receiver Adam Drake earned Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the week honors after his 109-yard receiving performance against Minnesota on Thursday. Drake finished the season opener in Minneapolis, Minn., with 11 catches for 109 yards and one touchdown. The Panthers lost 42-...

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