The Daily Eastern News

Opportunity ahead this weekend for volleyball

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

For coach Julie Allen and the Eastern volleyball team, the timing could not be drawn up any better. Well, at least in some respects. Belmont, the second-worst team in the Ohio Valley Conference, will be next up on Eastern’s itinerary, which, unfortunately for the Panthers, does not get any less...

Baseball team takes two-of-three from Belmont

Baseball team takes two-of-three from Belmont

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 15, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

Despite losing Sunday’s game, the Eastern baseball team bounced back this weekend as they defeated Belmont twice in a three-game series. As of recently, the Panthers have been struggling to manufacture runs with runners in scoring position. That was not the case in their two victories as Friday, when t...

Baseball team faces another tough OVC team

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter

April 12, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

Runs have been limited for the Eastern baseball team this season especially in conference play, but the Panthers have a chance to turn that around at home. Eastern hosts Belmont in a three-game series, and once again, rain is impacting the schedule for that series. Instead of playing three games...

Women’s tennis team gets two big wins at home

Women’s tennis team gets two big wins at home

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 1, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

Even with April Fool’s Day a day away, the women’s tennis team was not joking around this weekend and won both of its home matches on Friday and Saturday. With two important conference wins over Belmont (6-12, 2-4) and Tennessee State (12-6, 1-4), Eastern (10-10, 4-1) was able to go into Easter...

Men’s tennis gears up for conference matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

A double header looms for the Eastern men’s tennis team, who face Belmont and Tennessee State this weekend at the Darling Courts. Any matches that need to be moved due to weather, will be played at the Danville Tennis Center. “Tomorrow’s match will start at 12 p.m. and will be here on campus,”...

Panthers begin OVC play with Belmont

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

The games do not count for as much in non-conference play, but that still should not take away from what the Eastern softball team did in that portion of its schedule. The Panthers played well in non-conference play finishing with a 20-8 record and sporting a team OBP of .355 and an ERA of 2.60. ...

Changes ahead for women’s basketball

Tom O'Connor, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

On Jan. 13, Eastern’s women’s basketball team lost to Belmont 58-86 in a 28-point rout at Lantz Arena. Following three quarters in which the Panthers allowed Belmont to shoot 47.37 percent from the field, the Bruins opened up the fourth quarter on a 9-0 run, a portentous omen for what would become...

Belmont clinches top conference spot

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

There are only two spots in the OVC women’s basketball standings that are secure with two games left to play this season, the first-place spot and the last-place spot, the rest of the OVC standings rest on thin ice and could very well crack before the season’s end. Belmont clinched the No. 1 seed...

1st place Belmont traveling to Eastern

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Prior to the season beginning, no coach in the OVC was shy in saying that Belmont’s women’s basketball team was the team to beat and 18 games into the season, Belmont has lived up to that expectation. The Bruins have the OVC’s best overall record at 15-3 and conference record of 5-0. Outside of ha...

Volleyball team with another tough road test

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

November 2, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

At 6-6 on the season, the Panthers must secure, or otherwise surrender, admittance to postseason play. Only the top eight teams in the standings obtain a ticket to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament in two weeks and the Eastern volleyball team, currently seventh amongst all opponents, will face thre...

Eastern still scoreless in fourth straight loss

Eastern still scoreless in fourth straight loss

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

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 ...

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