The Daily Eastern News

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...

Panther volleyball team returns to road

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team is last in the Ohio Valley Conference standings heading into the weekend, but has an opportunity to turn that around. The Panthers return to action Friday night with the first of two road conference matches this weekend. Eastern faces a 5-3 Jacksonville State team to st...

Jacksonville State the team to beat in 2016

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

When it came to scoring in 2015, Jacksonville State had no problem putting up points and shutting down other teams’ offenses. The Gamecocks were the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Champs and are picked to repeat in 2016. Jacksonville State has been the preseason favorite to win the OVC in five ...

Eastern’s bats quiet in four losses

Eastern’s bats quiet in four losses

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Eastern softball team went into the weekend with a perfect 3-0 record in Ohio Valley Conference play, but after a pair of shutouts, a 13-1 loss and a 5-1 loss, the Panthers now have a 3-4 record. The Panthers went on a road trip down south to take on Jacksonville State and Tennessee Tech and came...

Oroszova’s buzzer-beater lifts Panthers over Gamecocks

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

January 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

Sabina Oroszova hit a 3-point shot as time expired to give the Panthers a 66-63 win over Jacksonville State Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena. Grace Lennox, who passed the ball to Oroszova for the game-winner, said when she had the ball her plan was to pass it to her, because she did not have an ope...

Panthers defeat Gamecocks for fifth straight win

Jehad Abbed, Assistant Sports Editor

January 3, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Eastern men’s basketball team overcame a 12-point second-half deficit to beat Jacksonville State University Saturday in an overtime battle to continue a five-game win streak. Junior forward Chris Olivier led the way for the (8-6) Panthers with a game-high 20 points and 10 rebounds as they beat (8...

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