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Women’s tennis ready for Jacksonville State

Women’s tennis ready for Jacksonville State

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Softball, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Tennis, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

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


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Football, Sports

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...

Panthers set for undefeated matchup

Panthers set for undefeated matchup

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Jacksonville State has won 27 conference games in a row after a win against Eastern Kentucky last week extending its longest active Division I win streak. That is what Eastern has to get by to improve to 5-0 in Ohio Valley Conference games Saturday and take over sole possession of first place. The Panther...

Volleyball at home for Homecoming

Volleyball at home for Homecoming

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team will host Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State for Homecoming weekend. This is the only time the Panthers have played either team this season. Jacksonville State is tied with Eastern in conference rankings, entering the match at 4-4. Tennessee Tech is seeded last in the conferen...

Real test coming for Eastern football team

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Opinions, Sports

The Eastern football team is still undefeated in Ohio Valley Conference play and it comes after yet another last second victory. As the Panthers’ special teams leaped passed the line to block Murray State’s potential game-tying field goal in double overtime, they notched a 27-24 win and a 4-0 record...

Women’s soccer team has 2 upcoming home matches

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

This weekend provides Eastern’s women’s soccer team with two chances to end the six-match losing streak. The chance to end the streak could not come at a better time for the Panthers as Sunday is senior day. While Eastern is trying to end the streak, doing so has more implications: the team ne...

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