The Daily Eastern News

Smith, Wallace, defense flourish in win

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 9, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team regained their home court advantage, after losing against Eastern Kentucky, by defeating Morehead State 71-65 Feb. 8.  The scoring abilities of juniors Josiah Wallace and Mack Smith, along with the Panther defense, were all factors in the win. Wallace pic...

Analysis: Film session: Panthers can’t handle scoring runs

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Guard George Dixon goes up for a layup in Eastern’s 114-61 win against Indiana Northwest on Nov. 18 at Lantz Arena.

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

January 14, 2020

If Eastern’s men’s basketball team wants to get back on track, going 3-1, or 4-0, over the next four games is almost necessary. With that said, Eastern’s 0-4 start to conference play is not unfamiliar to the Panthers because the things that happened played out last season. The Panthers got off t...

Men’s basketball loses 4th straight OVC game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

January 12, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team’s inability to hit shots during a six-minute stretch and a Morehead State 12-0 run late in the second half caused the Panthers to lose their lead and the game 69-66. Junior Josiah Wallace led the Panthers in scoring with 17 points. With less than 13 minutes left...

Panthers off to hot start in OVC play

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter

January 12, 2020

The Eastern women’s basketball team won its third conference game of the season Jan. 11 against Morehead State 57-51, in what was the Panthers’ fourth game against an OVC opponent. The 3-1 start to the conference season is the best the Panthers have had since the 2014-15 season. Eastern did no...

Column: Women’s soccer team can easily keep foot on gas

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Pilar Barrio piggybacks a teammate, as other teammates run toward her, after she scored Eastern’s second goal of its match Sunday. Eastern went on to defeat Morehead State 3-0 at Lakeside Field.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 7, 2019

A six-goal weekend for the Eastern women’s soccer team was a huge turnaround after four straight matches without a score, and there is no reason this kind of production cannot continue moving forward. Head coach Jake Plant said for weeks the method behind the offense has been sound, but it just has ...

Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

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

JJ Bullock | The Daily Eastern News
Eastern freshman Ben Harvey drives the basket through a scrum of Morehead State defenders in the Panthers 84-78 loss Saturday in Lantz Arena. Harvey had 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting.

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

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

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Grace Lennox elevates for a jump shot with a Morehead State defender right next to her during Eastern’s 67-57 loss in Lantz Arena Saturday.

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

February 3, 2019

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

Junior Jimmy Govern connects on a pitch in the Panthers’ win Friday over Morehead State at Coaches Stadium. Eastern dropped the series to the Eagles, losing the second and third game.

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 29, 2018

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

Junior Jimmy Huber hits a double off the right field wall to drive in Joe Duncan to make the score 9-0 in the second inning in Eastern's 15-6 win Wednesday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers have a three-game series this weekend with Morehead State at home.

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter

April 26, 2018

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

Senior Maria Brown return a ball in the Panthers game against Tennessee State at Lantz Arena on Sep. 30. Eastern won the match in four sets, the first win in a streak of three.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 11, 2017

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

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...

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