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Analysis: Despite tournament exit, Panthers played well

Blake Faith, Basketball Reporter March 8, 2020

Eastern’s women’s basketball team played the exact same way in their two OVC Tournament games. Despite the Panthers going 1-1 in their games and being knocked out in the semifinals, the Panthers...

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Eastern's fan section at the OVC Tournament cheers on the women's basketball team as the Panthers leave the court. Eastern defeated Jacksonville State 49-46, its first tournament win since 2010.

Women’s basketball team defeats Gamecocks 49-46, first tournament win since 2010

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief March 5, 2020

EVANSVILLE, IND- The Eastern women’s basketball team came out on top in a tug-of-war between two defensive heavyweights, beating Jacksonville State 49-46 in the first round of the OVC Tournament Thursday. Scoring...

Panthers defeat Jacksonville State in 1st round of OVC Tournament.

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter March 5, 2020

EVANSVILLE, IND- Eastern's men’s basketball team started slow offensively, but secured a lead late in the first half and finished strong in the second half to defeat Jacksonville State 67-61. The...

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Karle Pace defends a ball handler on the wing of the three-point arc. Eastern defeated Omaha 65-52 Dec. 7 in Lantz Arena.

Women’s basketball’s home games will test how good the Panthers are

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief January 15, 2020

There is little question as to what the Eastern women’s basketball team’s upcoming games against Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech will be: A measuring stick to tell this program exactly who it...

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Mack Smith (right) shouts directions to teammate George Dixon (left). Eastern defeated Green Bay 93-80 Dec. 7 in Lantz Arena.

Men’s basketball hopes to bounce back Thursday after rough start to OVC play

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter January 15, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team is on a five-game losing streak with an 0-4 conference record from a long road stretch. The timing of a home game against Jacksonville State is what the Panthers hope...

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Charlie Brooks chases down the opposing quarterback, as the quarterback tries to scramble to look for an open receiver. Eastern lost 40-29 to Tennessee Tech Sept. 28 at O’Brien Field.

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...

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Angela Corcoran jumps to block an opposing player’s deep pass down the side of the field. Corcoran scored Eastern’s first goal of the Panthers’ 3-0 win over Morehead State Sunday.

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...

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Gage Kingsmith (left) and Jared Woodson celebrate a point they earned during Eastern’s 7-0 loss to Belmont in March 2018 at the Darling Courts.

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...

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Eastern Aboubacar Diallo and Rade Kukobat try and grab the rebound from Josiah Wallace’s missed potential game winning shot at the end of regulation Thursday night against Jacksonville State. Eastern ended up losing 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...

Sophomore Stella Cliffe returns the ball in her doubles match with partner Grace Summers against Belmont March 30 at the Darling Courts. The Panthers open the OVC Tournament this weekend.

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...

Freshman Kaisei Kuroki looks to hit a forehand over the net in his singles match March 30 at the Darling Courts against Belmont. Eastern starts the OVC Tournament Friday.

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...

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...

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