The Daily Eastern News

Baseball coach using past experience to lead young team

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2015

The Eastern baseball team has a new coach. Jason Anderson was brought on as head coach this year after serving as the team’s pitching coach the previous three seasons. Anderson has had a storied career as he has plenty of experience with the game of baseball such as playing Division One baseball, ...

Men’s soccer team falls short of expectations

Members of the Eastern men's soccer team huddle up before their final game of the season against Omaha on Saturday. The Panthers finished with a 1-5 record in Summit League conference play.

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team came into this season with a new coach, and plenty of optimism as there was hope of improving on a previous three win season. Now the season has officially come to a close, it ends in similar fashion as the Panthers finished with just three wins on the season for the...

Men’s soccer coach passion leads to success

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015

Eastern men’s soccer coach Kiki Lara holds a passion for soccer stronger than most passions people have for anything in their life. Lara was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, which is where his love for the game of soccer began. Lara said soccer became a vital part of his life when he was just...

Kercheval pursues degree while coaching

Men's tennis coach, Sam Kercheval speaks with senior players Rui Silva (left) and Ryan Henderson (right) during practice last Wednesday at Darling Courts.

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

October 12, 2015

Sam Kercheval came to Eastern to coach the men’s tennis team, but he is also pursuing his master’s degree in sports administration at Eastern. Kercheval said Eastern was a great fit for him to get going in the college coaching ranks. “There is also a great benefit from the location, as I...

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