The Daily Eastern News

Six players earn All-OVC honors

Red-shirt senior defensive back Jourdan Wickliffe recorded 68 tackles. one sack and five interceptions on the season for the Panthers.

Blake Nash, Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2015

The Eastern football team’s success on the field drew attention from the Ohio Valley Conference this season. The Panthers finished the year 7-5 and 7-1 in OVC play and advanced to the FCS playoffs as an at-large bid before being eliminated by Northern Iowa last week 53-17. For seniors Dino Fanti,...

Eastern football has hot start

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 2, 2015

The Eastern football team has had many players contribute to the team’s 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference play start making them one of two undefeated teams in the OVC. Eastern will look to continue their win streak when they host the other undefeated team in the OVC, Jacksonville State on Saturday. The...

Panthers prepare to fight against TSU

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The last time that Eastern coach Kim Dameron found himself on NFL turf was during the 2011 Cotton Bowl. Dameron was the safeties coach for Ole Miss, which defeated Oklahoma State 21-7 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex. This Saturday, Dameron and the Panthers will take on Tennessee State at Nissa...

Panthers host Redbirds in 104th Mid-America Classic

Northwestern's Mike McHugh and red-shirt senior defensive back Antoine Johnson leap for the ball during Eastern's 41-0 loss to Northwestern on Saturday at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill.

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2015

The time for excuses has passed for the Eastern football team, as the Panthers host Illinois State for the annual Mid-America Classic at 7 p.m. on Saturday at O’Brien Field. After starting the season with two-straight losses followed by a matchup with last year’s national runner-up this weekend,...

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