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Eastern softball begins conference schedule with two home doubleheaders

Eastern softball begins conference schedule with two home doubleheaders

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Eastern softball team’s 9-19 non-conference was not all the Panthers hoped it would be, but their non-conference schedule and the struggles that came with it are in their rearview mirror now as Eastern will begin conference play this weekend at home. Eastern hosts a double-header Saturday again...

Eastern ready for last OVC match

Eastern ready for last OVC match

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 5, 2018

With one more Ohio Valley Conference match remaining, the Eastern men’s tennis team is heading to  Austin Peay for its final road of the season Saturday. The Panthers picked up their first conference win in over two years against Tennessee State last weekend, and with a struggling Governors team, this...

Slow first half sinks women’s basketball team in home loss

Slow first half sinks women’s basketball team in home loss

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2018

For the first time in a long time, the Eastern women’s basketball team played a strong second half of basketball, but it still was not enough to overcome a 14-point halftime deficit, as Austin Peay handed the Panthers a ninth straight loss Saturday at Lantz Arena. Austin Peay beat the Panthers 75-66 after ta...

Eastern’s comeback falls short, lose to Austin Peay

Eastern’s comeback falls short, lose to Austin Peay

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

February 11, 2018

With just four games left in the season, the Eastern men’s basketball team is in a three-way battle for the final two spots to get into the OVC Tournament. Saturday’s 76-69 loss to Austin Peay did not help Eastern’s chances, but Southeast Missouri did help Eastern by beating Tennessee-Martin, kee...

Women’s basketball eyes redemption over Austin Peay

Women’s basketball eyes redemption over Austin Peay

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 8, 2018

The Eastern women’s basketball team will seek redemption over No. 5 Austin Peay Saturday after losing to the Governors 59-69 back in December. A lot has changed since the Panthers traveled to Tennessee earlier in the season. Coach Matt Bollant said Austin Peay will see a more refined defense and ...

Horne not worried about potential final game

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 16, 2017

The playoffs may not be in sight for the Eastern football team, but going out on a winning note in the final game of the season very much is. When Eastern plays at Austin Peay Saturday, that will mark the end of the regular season for the Panthers and, for 21 seniors, the end of a college career. Eas...

Volleyball closes out home matches

Volleyball closes out home matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 26, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team hosts its final two home matches this weekend as it takes on Austin Peay Friday and Murray State Saturday. The Panthers will have a chance to redeem themselves as they play Austin Peay and Murray State for a second time this season. Eastern kicked off conference play with a...

Eastern still scoreless in fourth straight loss

Eastern still scoreless in fourth straight loss

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 24, 2017

Things have gone from bad to worse for Eastern’s women’s soccer team in a matter of two weeks. After losing both matches last weekend, the Panthers lost both of their matches this weekend against Belmont and Austin Peay, extending the team’s losing streak to four matches. In what has quickly turned ...

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 24, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team opened Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend but dropped both matches against returning conference champions Murray State and Austin Peay. Each of the road matches was played to four sets with Eastern taking just one set victory on both Friday and Saturday. All four sets i...

Volleyball begins OVC play Friday on road

Tom O'Connor and Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporters

September 21, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will open up conference play Friday and Saturday with a pair of road matches against Murray State and Austin Peay. The team is currently 6-6, but coach Sam Wolinski said this weekend will wipe the slate clean. “We’re 6-6 right now, but the way we look at it is, now, we...

Panthers seek wins at Austin Peay, Murray State

Panthers seek wins at Austin Peay, Murray State

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2015

The Eastern women’s soccer team will hit the road two times this weekend before returning home to wrap up their 2015 regular season schedule. The Panthers will travel to Austin Peay on Friday and will be taking on Murray State on Sunday. Eastern goes into the weekend with a 1-5-1 record in OVC...

Eastern volleyball looking to continue win streak

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

October 22, 2015

The Eastern volleyball has a three game win streak heading into the weekend as they will host Austin Peay on Friday and undefeated Murray State on Saturday. The Panthers took on both schools two weeks ago and found themselves on the winning end with Austin Peay but lost all three sets to Murray State. Eastern’s...

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