The Daily Eastern News

Panthers go 0-2 on final road trip

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

November 3, 2019

The Eastern volleyball team faced a pair of familiar foes on its final road trip of the season, playing rematches against Austin Peay and Murray State. The Panthers hosted these two teams on Sept. 27 and 28 during the first weekend of the conference season. Eastern is 0-4 against the Governors...

Papavasilopoulos earns win at ITA Midwest Regional

Papavasilopoulos earns win at ITA Midwest Regional

Bailey Scoggins, Women's Tennis Reporter

October 21, 2019

Rachel Papavasilopoulos won her opening round match against Akron’s Anna Ulanov 6-0, 6-2 as the women’s tennis team competed in the 2019 ITA Midwest Regional. The regional played out from Oct. 17 to Sunday, and the Eastern women’s tennis team sent four players to compete: Papavasilopoulos, Karla...

Analysis: Analyzing the Panthers’ path for OVC tournament

Analysis: Analyzing the Panthers’ path for OVC tournament

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

As it stands after a weekend overtime loss to Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Eastern women’s soccer sits in a tie for seventh in the OVC standings, currently slotting them as a low seed in the conference tournament at the beginning of November. The Panthers’ (3-8-2, 2-4-1 OVC) three remaining matches in...

Football still looking for 1st win, face Murray State on road Saturday

Football still looking for 1st win, face Murray State on road Saturday

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2019

The Eastern football team is still without a win in 2019.  A 40-29 home loss to Tennessee Tech; the team picked to finish last in the OVC, Sept. 28 dropped the Panthers to 0-5 and leaves the team still searching for its first win under head coach Adam Cushing.  Eastern finally had a breakthrough...

Eastern volleyball team loses conference opener to reigning OVC champions Murray State

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

September 27, 2019

  Slowing down Rachel Giustino has, more often than not, been the key to defeating the Murray State volleyball team this season. The senior outside hitter came into the game against Eastern Friday night averaging 22.25 points per game. The Racers were below .500 (3-4) when she finished below tha...

Eastern softball begins conference schedule with two home doubleheaders

Eastern softball begins conference schedule with two home doubleheaders

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Eastern softball team’s 9-19 non-conference was not all the Panthers hoped it would be, but their non-conference schedule and the struggles that came with it are in their rearview mirror now as Eastern will begin conference play this weekend at home. Eastern hosts a double-header Saturday again...

Panthers split weekend, Schuette wins 400th

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 29, 2018

Eastern’s weekend-opening win against Murray State not only snapped its four-game losing streak but also gave coach Kim Schuette her 400th career win. “I feel blessed to have coached so many good players and been around many great people,” Schuette said. But after sweeping Murray State Saturda...

Volleyball closes out home matches

Volleyball closes out home matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 26, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team hosts its final two home matches this weekend as it takes on Austin Peay Friday and Murray State Saturday. The Panthers will have a chance to redeem themselves as they play Austin Peay and Murray State for a second time this season. Eastern kicked off conference play with a...

Down-to-the-wire Panthers remain atop OVC

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter

October 18, 2017

The Eastern football team has squeaked by in all four of its Ohio Valley Conference wins with last second efforts to keep them atop the conference. The Panthers’ win Saturday against Murray State was the fourth-straight game won by three points or less this season. Even Eastern’s lone non-con...

Blocked field goal gives Panthers win

Blocked field goal gives Panthers win

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017

For the fourth-straight week, the Eastern football team’s win came down to the final play. This time it was sophomore defensive lineman Terrell Greer’s blocked field goal in double overtime that did it. Eastern beat Murray State 27-24 on the road. Both team’s kickers were tested with game-t...

Eastern with big test at Murray State

Eastern with big test at Murray State

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017

Redshirt junior Bud Martin will be the third Eastern quarterback to make a start this season as injuries have plagued redshirt senior Mitch Kimble and redshirt freshman Scotty Gilkey Jr. Gilkey Jr. was injured in the first half of the Panthers’ 24-23 win over Tennessee Tech last Saturday and did not ...

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 24, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team opened Ohio Valley Conference play this weekend but dropped both matches against returning conference champions Murray State and Austin Peay. Each of the road matches was played to four sets with Eastern taking just one set victory on both Friday and Saturday. All four sets i...

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