The Daily Eastern News

Eastern hosts loaded Jacksonville State Saturday

Eastern hosts loaded Jacksonville State Saturday

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2019

The mantra for the Eastern football team (0-6, 0-2 OVC) has been the same all season: Focus on themselves rather than the opponent, focus on the task in front of them and focus on having all 11 guys on the field be in the right place doing the right thing. This ideology has not changed based on how d...

Women’s soccer gets on track, goes 2-0 on the weekend

Women’s soccer gets on track, goes 2-0 on the weekend

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 6, 2019

The Eastern women’s soccer team created six goals in the first two matches of a five-game home stand en route to wins over Jacksonville State and Morehead State this weekend. Scoring has not come easily for the Panthers as of late; prior to the weekend, Eastern went four straight matches without a...

Men’s tennis team hosts Jacksonville State in OVC opener Friday

Men’s tennis team hosts Jacksonville State in OVC opener Friday

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 20, 2019

After earning win No. 10 last weekend, the Eastern men’s tennis team looks to build on that with its first home conference match. The Panthers start the conference slate against Jacksonville State at the Darling Courts Friday at 2 p.m. Eastern has tied the most wins the program has seen since...

Jacksonville State downs men’s basketball team 89-84 in double overtime

Jacksonville State downs men’s basketball team 89-84 in double overtime

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 1, 2019

The Eastern men’s basketball team looked to have command en route to a needed win over Jacksonville State Thursday, but lost in double overtime 89-84. Eastern (14-16, 7-10) only made three field goals in the rest of the game after Mack Smith, who led Eastern with his season-high 24 points, made a...

Women’s tennis ready for Jacksonville State

Women’s tennis ready for Jacksonville State

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018

The first time Eastern’s women’s tennis team faced Jacksonville State on March 16, freshman Claire Martin found herself as the last singles match to finish, with the score tied 3-3. After barely winning the first set 7-6, she was able to secure the win for Eastern with a 6-3 second-set win. Inte...

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018

The Eastern men’s tennis team is off to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Friday at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville. The tournament goes until April 22 and the Panthers' first match is against Jacksonville State. Eastern finished with a record of 6-16 and 1-5 in the OVC in the regular season. For ...

Panthers softball team set for four games at home

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018

For just the third time all season, the Eastern softball team has lost back-to-back games, which is the team's longest losing streak of the year. These two losses came in the same day, against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, and both ended on walk offs in the seventh inning. In the first game on Tu...

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 17, 2018

For the first time in their careers, Eastern men’s tennis seniors Grant and Trent Reiman, and Jared Woodson will part take in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The Panthers clinched their first tournament berth in four years with a 4-3 win over Tennessee State. Eastern has not made an appearance...

Baseball team finishes chaotic OVC weekend

Baseball team finishes chaotic OVC weekend

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter

March 18, 2018

Whether it was overcoming a five-run deficit to earn its first Ohio Valley Conference win or a bench clearing brawl at home plate, it is safe to say the Eastern baseball team had an eventful home-opening series against Jacksonville State. Game two held the meat of the action and the Panthers maintai...

Men’s tennis starts conference play 0-2

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 18, 2018

Over the course of spring break, the Eastern men’s tennis team played four matches, and opened OVC play this past weekend. On March 9, the Panthers fell to Illinois State 7-0, but Eastern quickly turned it around with a 5-4 win over Rose-Hulman, giving the Panthers their fourth victory of the spring...

Rebounds lacking for women’s basketball

Rebounds lacking for women’s basketball

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 1, 2018

Rebounds did not abound for the women’s basketball team in its 50-59 loss to Jacksonville State on Thursday. While the defensive rebounds looked good on paper, it was the offensive rebounds that lacked for the Panthers. Jacksonville State outrebounded Eastern 15-7 on the offensive end. At times, no Pant...

Eastern football team falls to Jacksonville State for 1st OVC loss

Eastern football team falls to Jacksonville State for 1st OVC loss

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 21, 2017

Following a downfall of a second half, the Eastern football team lost its first OVC game to Jacksonville State 30-14  Saturday at O’Brien Field. It was simple. Eastern played well in the first half and Jacksonville State played well enough to hang around at half time and push ahead throughout...

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