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Eastern’s offense believes it can bounce back from rough start

Eastern’s offense believes it can bounce back from rough start

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

The Eastern football team struggled on offense so far this season, and that may be putting it mildly. Nineteen points in four games, last in the conference in points and yards, just two touchdowns and two field goals; that is currently the resume of Eastern’s offense as it heads into conference ...

Eastern’s defense plays well in Eastern’s loss to Indiana State

Eastern’s defense plays well in Eastern’s loss to Indiana State

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Eastern football team scored just 19 points in four games this season. It scored just six points in a 16-6 loss to Indiana State Saturday in yet another anemic showing by an offensive unit desperate for a fix.  Eastern turned the ball over four times, three interceptions ...

Column: Eastern’s offense needs to utilize more smaller, shorter routes

Column: Eastern’s offense needs to utilize more smaller, shorter routes

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

September 21, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.- Eastern’s offense and Indiana State’s offense both ran, literally, into the same problem in Eastern’s 16-6 loss to the Sycamores Saturday. The difference was that the Sycamores found ways to get around Eastern’s defense, while Eastern’s offense was stuck and could do hardly...

Eastern beats Indiana State 2-0

Eastern beats Indiana State 2-0

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

April 5, 2018

Eastern senior pitcher Jessica Wireman threw five innings of no-hit softball and for a while it looked like she was going to cruise unscathed in the Panthers’ 2-0 win over Indiana State on Thursday at Williams Field.  However, in the sixth inning of the game, Wireman ran into some trouble and kn...

Walks take down baseball team

Walks take down baseball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Baseball Reporter

March 20, 2018

Trouble at the mound for the Eastern baseball team gave Indiana State the opportunity to snatch the midweek game from the Panthers after the Sycamores handed them a 10-8 loss Tuesday. Coach Jason Anderson said his pitching staff walked one too many batters in Indiana State’s lineup, an issue stemmi...

Women’s basketball hosts Indiana State

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

November 2, 2017

When new Eastern women’s basketball coach Matt Bollant heard the Panthers’ men’s team was hosting a game for charity against the University of Illinois on Friday, he knew he had to get in on the chance to raise money. He just needed to find an opponent. Bollant gave a call to his former program at...

Football team appears flat in loss

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter

September 10, 2017

DeKalb—­The Panthers have just looked flat as one of their only good drives in two games was the one at the end of the Indiana State matchup that led to victory. That game-winning drive that saw the smooth connection between redshirt senior Mitch Kimble and senior receiver Dennis Turner was prett...

COLUMN: Avoid confrontations with two-minute drill

COLUMN: Avoid confrontations with two-minute drill

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 5, 2017

Every team practices it, every team dreams of executing a game winning drive, and yet not all come through. Whether it is exciting to watch, or just adding fuel to an already high stress level, the two-minute drill game-winning drive cannot be a go-to.  We have all seen it. The quarterback of a te...

Special teams a sneaky component in Eastern win

Special teams a sneaky component in Eastern win

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

Football’s most famous and regurgitated saying, “defense wins championships and offense takes the glory,” is such because in almost every circumstance it rings true. However, what this commonly used turn of phrase fails to mention is football’s third unit, special teams. Like the backup singe...

Panthers win in final seconds

Panthers win in final seconds

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 31, 2017

It took 59 minutes and 57 seconds, but the Eastern offense finally started clicking and stole a win from Indiana State in the season opener 22-20. The offense could not get anything rolling throughout the game, but senior quarterback Mitch Kimble and the rest of the offense buckled down in the final two m...

Eastern football 1 week away from season opener

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 24, 2017

Saturdays across the nation are sanctioned for college football. Some schools will open their seasons this weekend, such as Ohio Valley Conference rival Jacksonville State, but most teams kick off their seasons next Saturday. Jacksonville State plays Chattanooga Saturday in Montgomery, Ala. Eastern does not h...

Volleyball team hits road for I-70 rivalry

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 26, 2016

  With three straight losses looming in the air, the Eastern volleyball team turns to a local rivalry for a chance at turning this season around. The Panthers hit the road Tuesday night for a midweek matchup against the Indiana State Sycamores. It has been anything but smooth sailing...

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