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Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Defeating Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the first round of the OVC tournament is not something to brag about. But, nonetheless, Morehead State did so by a 72-68 score. The score is not even that impressive, but the fifth-seeded Morehead State got the job done and now faces fourth...

Late turnover sinks men’s basketball in loss to Morehead State

Late turnover sinks men’s basketball in loss to Morehead State

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Eastern’s men’s basketball team tried every possible way to come back and tie or beat Morehead State Saturday, but the Eagles (9-14, 5-5) made too many free throws down the stretch and secured an 84-78 win over Eastern (13-10, 6-4). With 1:59 left in the game, Shareef Smith got a steal and was fouled on his s...

Women’s basketball team falls short in loss to Morehead State

Women’s basketball team falls short in loss to Morehead State

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Eastern women’s basketball team mounted a serious comeback in the third quarter of Saturday’s game against Morehead State. But Morehead State had a serious lead, and the Panthers’ comeback bid proved to be too little, too late as the Eagles picked up a 67-57 win. Morehead State held an 18-po...

Eastern drops series to Morehead State

Eastern drops series to Morehead State

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

After a promising start to the series with an 11th-inning walk-off victory, the Eastern baseball team failed to come out on top for the rest of the weekend. The Panthers had a thrilling first game against Morehead State as redshirt senior right fielder Frankie Perrone blasted a home run in the bottom of...

Baseball team hosts Morehead State

Baseball team hosts Morehead State

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern baseball team has found its stride offensively and will try to keep it going against some tougher Ohio Valley Conference competition. The Panthers host Morehead State for another three-game series starting Friday at 3 p.m., and it comes at a solid time considering Eastern is fresh off...

Volleyball team on the road this week

Volleyball team on the road this week

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team will play two road matches this weekend before returning to Charleston for another four-match home stand. The Panthers will head to Morehead State Friday. Eastern sits three slots above the Eagles in Ohio Valley Conference standings, with Eastern tied for third with Jacks...

Women’s soccer team set for two at home

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

The Panthers were 5-2-1 two weeks ago, before losing the four matches, three of which were on the road, a place where Eastern has struggled this season, resulting in a 1-4-1 away record. The Panthers have two home matches this weekend against Eastern Kentucky Friday and Morehead State Sunday. East...

Panthers fall short at Morehead State

Panthers fall short at Morehead State

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

January 19, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Morehead State went on a 10-4 run in the closing minutes to defeat the Eastern women’s basketball team, 67-62, at Johnson Arena in Morehead, KY. Junior guard Shakita Cox gave the Panthers a 58-57 lead with a pair of free throws with 2:31 to play in the second half. The Panthers could not find...

Panthers look for ninth straight win

Jehad Abbed, Assistant Sports Editor

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

Eastern men’s basketball head coach Jay Spoonhour looks for his team to continue its strong conference start as they meet Morehead State University this weekend. The Panthers (11-6) have not beat Morehead (6-12) since January 15, 2011. The two teams have met four times since then. “You can’t...

Panthers travel to Morehead State on a high note

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

January 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Eastern women’s basketball team is heading into Morehead State on a high after its 68-42 win over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday. With the Panthers winning its last 4-of-5 Ohio Valley Conference games, and being tied for second in the conference, freshman guard Bh’rea Griffin said the win gives...

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