The Daily Eastern News

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...

Women’s soccer splits weekend games

Women’s soccer splits weekend games

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 5, 2016

The Eastern women’s soccer team found the win column for the first time in Friday’s 2-1 win over Chicago State and narrowly missed a weekend sweep before falling 2-0 to Indiana State. Both teams in Sunday's game had trouble finding the back of the net for large parts of the game, until Indiana...

Panthers finish 2-1 at DePaul Invitational

Panthers finish 2-1 at DePaul Invitational

Sean Hastings, Assistant Sports Editor

September 7, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team finished 2-1 at the DePaul Invitational over the weekend in Chicago. The Panthers had a strong start to the weekend by taking down Evansville in three straight sets (25-13, 25-14, 25-17). Eastern coach Sam Wolinski said the team being able to kill the ball the way did...

Panthers’ practice to focus on play execution

Panthers’ practice to focus on play execution

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

August 26, 2014

Despite the 0-2 start, Eastern women’s head soccer coach Jason Cherry knows there is still a lot of time for the Panthers to turn it around. “Our team works hard and they don’t quit and that’s a great foundation to start with,” he said following Sunday’s 2-0 loss to Indiana State....

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