The Daily Eastern News

Defense will bounce back, improve for men’s soccer

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

September 4, 2019

The men’s soccer team went 0-2 over the weekend and allowed six goals in the process. There were three goals in each game, but for those who know the program the defense will regroup and improve from these goals. When the Panthers played Xavier the Panthers allowed only one goal in the first half unti...

Women’s soccer offense and defense improve together

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 22, 2017

The phrase usually associated with sports says the best defense is a good offense, essentially saying that a great defense is needed to win games. But when the defense is not playing its best, the offense is needed to put some runs, points or goals on the board, depending on the sport, to help give...

Green, Kimble to lead Panthers’ offense Thursday

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 31, 2016

  Last year’s Panther offense was unable to score a touchdown on the Western Leatherneck defense. Eastern scored a total of five points in the game, a field goal by junior Nick Bruno and a blocked PAT return by junior Bradley Dewberry. Eastern’s offense was shut down in the first two weeks...

Dameron scouts Governors’ defense, offense

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 18, 2014

Eastern running back Shepard Little missed the Panthers’ Tuesday practice and head coach Kim Dameron said the red-shirt junior’s status for Saturday’s game is still unknown. “He’s getting better – he didn’t practice, but we’ll see,” Dameron said. “Right now we don’t have an idea...

Dameron confident in defense

Jason Howell | The Daily Eastern News

Red-shirt junior saftey Jourdan Wickliffe covers red-shirt freshman wide receiver Jack Kwiatkowski during the football team's Monday night practice at O'Brien Field.  Wickliffe was named to the All-Ohio Valley Conference first team last year and was named to the All-OVC team this preseason.

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

August 25, 2014

The Eastern defense lost starters both in its secondary and defensive line after last year’s 12-2 season. With a new head coach in Kim Dameron came a new defensive philosophy and the need to replace defensive backs Pete Houlihan, Alex McNulty and Nick Beard. Those three seniors from last year’s...

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.