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Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis hangs onto the rim in Groniger Arena. The Panthers beat the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks 72-57 Thursday evening in Groniger Arena.

Panthers of the Weeks: Taylor Iverson, Kyndall Davis

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor February 18, 2024

The female Panther of the Week is going to Taylor Iverson from the track and field team. The senior from Chicago Heights set personal records for herself in the weight throw category and the shot put...

Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis hangs onto the rim in Groniger Arena. The Panthers beat the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks 72-57 Thursday evening in Groniger Arena.

Panthers blow out Redhawks in conference win

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor February 15, 2024

With an 18-point margin and 13 more rebounds than Southeast Missouri State University (SEMO), Eastern beat SEMO 75-57 Thursday evening in Groniger Arena. Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis led the team...

Panthers of the Week: Macy McGlone and Kyndall Davis

Panthers of the Week: Macy McGlone, Kyndall Davis

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor February 11, 2024

The female Panther of the Week is going to Macy McGlone from the women’s basketball team. The junior forward from Greenville, Wisconsin recorded her 21st double-double of the season against the Morehead...

Junior Guard/Forward Kyndall Davis shoots a perfect three pointer during the mens basketball game against UT martin Thursday night in Groniger Arena

Q&A with Kyndall Davis

Payton Liggins, Sports Reporter February 8, 2024

Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis answered some questions ranging from if he has played any other sports to French toast or waffles?    Q: How has the season been going so far?  A: “I...

Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis (10) and senior guard Tiger Booker (11) share a court together four years later after their time at Bogan High School.

Goodie boys reunite at EIU

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 29, 2024

Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis and senior guard Tiger Booker have known each other for six years, going to Bogan High School together.  Although Booker is a year older than Davis, the two weren’t...

Tigers’ senior guard Kinyon Hodges defends Panthers’ junior guard Nakyel Shelton. Eastern lost to Tennessee State 64-60 in Groniger Arena on Jan. 27, 2024.

Former Panther secures conference win for Tigers

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 27, 2024

With 42 seconds left in regulation, former Panther and current Tiger Kinyon Hodges made a midrange jumper that helped the Tigers seal the 64-60 win over the Panthers Saturday evening in Groniger Arena. Eastern’s...

Sophomore forward Kooper Jacobi scores a point against Morehead State Thursday evening in Groniger Arena.

Men’s basketball loses two straight conference games

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 14, 2024

Eastern men’s basketball lost two straight games this week. On Thursday evening in Groniger Arena, the Panthers lost to the Morehead State Eagles 78-52. Three Panthers scored double figures against...

Junior guard Kyndall Davis makes the first dunk of the night against Morehead State Thursday in Groniger Arena

Panthers of the Week: Kyndall Davis, Lalani Ellis

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 14, 2024

The male Panther of the Week is going to Kyndall Davis from the men’s basketball team. The junior guard/forward from Chicago recorded two double digit games this week against the Morehead State Eagles...

Senior Guard Jordan Booker jumpshot against Morehead State Thursday 11, 2024 evening in Groniger Arena

Men’s basketball loses thriller OVC game

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 13, 2024

With a little under three minutes left in the game, junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis grabbed a defensive rebound and went down the court for the dunk, putting the Panthers only four points behind the...

Junior guard Kyndall Davis makes the first dunk of the night against Morehead State Thursday in Groniger Arena

Men’s basketball faces second conference loss

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 11, 2024

Eastern was three of 13 for three-pointers as the Panthers lost to the Morehead State Eagles 52-78 on Thursday evening in Groniger Arena. One of the main factors of this competitive game was the lack...

Junior pitcher Olivia Price (6), starts her pitch to St. Louis University junior infielder Jocelyn Abbott (20) on Wednesday evening.

Athletes to watch in the winter

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 10, 2024

Men’s Basketball: Jordan “Tiger” Booker The senior guard from Chicago transferred to Eastern after playing one year at Tarleton State. Booker currently averages 13.4 points per game, 3.1 assists...

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