The Daily Eastern News

Eastern wants to keep momentum going

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018

The Eastern football team and its Saturday opponent Eastern Kentucky are trending in very different directions this season. Where Eastern is a pass-first team that has struggled to run the ball this season, the Colonels deploy a four-running back, power-run offense that completes just 48 percent of...

Eastern hopes to carry momentum against EKU

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 19, 2018

Coming off a 17-13 win against Illinois State, the Eastern baseball team looks to move up the OVC rankings in a weekend conference series against Eastern Kentucky. The Panthers have been improving as the season goes on in conference play, winning their last two games against Belmont. Moving up two spots,...

Slow start sinks Panthers against Eastern Kentucky

Slow start sinks Panthers against Eastern Kentucky

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

January 7, 2018

A meager four-point first quarter was too much for the Eastern women’s basketball to overcome as the Panthers were handed their 12th straight loss Saturday against Eastern Kentucky. Eastern Kentucky outscored the Panthers 22-4 to open the game, and that 18-point margin proved to be detrimental to Eas...

Football team with senior day Saturday

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017

The Eastern football team will honor its 21 seniors Saturday for senior day prior to the Panthers’ game with Eastern Kentucky. This season has not gone in the direction the Panthers could have hoped or the way anyone would have thought. For starters, the Panthers have been without their starting s...

Volleyball wins one, loses one OVC match

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 15, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team defeated No. 1 Eastern Kentucky over the weekend after losing to Morehead State last Friday. The Panthers wrapped up their weekend play on a high note with a four-set victory over the Eastern Kentucky Colonels (25-20, 14-25, 27-25, 25-12). The Colonels were the top team in...

Women’s soccer team set for two at home

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 28, 2017

The Panthers were 5-2-1 two weeks ago, before losing the four matches, three of which were on the road, a place where Eastern has struggled this season, resulting in a 1-4-1 away record. The Panthers have two home matches this weekend against Eastern Kentucky Friday and Morehead State Sunday. East...

Cross Country prepares for OVC Championship

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

Eastern Illinois’ cross-country team is preparing for one of its biggest events of the season as they will take on the Ohio Valley Conference Championship on Saturday in Murray, Ky. This will be the first time the OVC Championship will be held in Murray since 2003. The day will begin with th...

Colonels meet Gamecocks in OVC clash

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

A game that’s been circled on Ohio Valley Conference schedules this fall has finally arrived. Eastern Kentucky will face Jacksonville State on the road, in a matchup of two ranked opponents. Both teams have been ranked since the beginning of the season. Jacksonville State was ranked first overall...

Eastern Kentucky to play against Eastern Illinois

Eastern Kentucky to play against Eastern Illinois

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

Eastern women’s soccer will end their four-game home stand with a conference matchup against Eastern Kentucky Friday. Eastern enters the game at 3-10-2 on the season and 1-4-1 within OVC play. Eastern Kentucky comes in with a 2-12 record and are 2-4 in the OVC. Eastern coach Jason Cherry said...

Men’s basketball team to have two games broadcasted on CBS

Staff Report

October 7, 2015

The Ohio Valley Conference announced a slate of seven conference men’s basketball games that will air on CBS Sports Network this season. As part of the seven-game package the Eastern men’s basketball team will have two games carried on the channel. Eastern will host Eastern Kentucky Jan. 14...

Football team looks to improve itself at Austin Peay

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2015

Since the first game of the season, a 33-5 loss to Western Illinois, the Eastern football team has changed the theme of the season to being more focused on the team itself. Head coach Kim Dameron said that it is now time to focus on what the Panthers can do every day this week, which concludes with...

Panthers win 8th straight after upset over Colonels

Panthers win 8th straight after upset over Colonels

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2015

Trae Anderson’s injured ankle may have slowed him down on Saturday, but the 6-4 junior showed that he has made a solid recovery after he and the Eastern men’s basketball team defeated the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 72-65 on Thursday night in a battle of the Ohio Valley Conference ‘s divisional leaders. Anderson...

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