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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...

Volleyball begins OVC play Friday on road

Tom O'Connor and Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporters

September 21, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will open up conference play Friday and Saturday with a pair of road matches against Murray State and Austin Peay. The team is currently 6-6, but coach Sam Wolinski said this weekend will wipe the slate clean. “We’re 6-6 right now, but the way we look at it is, now, we...

Panthers hosting Murray State Saturday

Panthers hosting Murray State Saturday

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 20, 2016

It may be Homecoming weekend at Eastern, and while the Panthers will enjoy the added excitement around the game, for redshirt junior quarterback Mitch Kimble and the rest of the Panthers, it needs to be business as usual. Eastern is riding a two-game win streak in Ohio Valley Conference play following...

Men’s tennis split weekend matches

Tyler McCluskey, Staff Reporter

March 28, 2016

The Eastern men’s tennis team took away a victory and a loss over the weekend against Ohio Valley Conference opponents Murray State and Austin Peay. The match against Murray State (2-13) was on Friday, and the Panthers (3-10) were victorious and secured their first conference win, winning 5-2. “It’s...

Panthers seek wins at Austin Peay, Murray State

Panthers seek wins at Austin Peay, Murray State

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

October 22, 2015

The Eastern women’s soccer team will hit the road two times this weekend before returning home to wrap up their 2015 regular season schedule. The Panthers will travel to Austin Peay on Friday and will be taking on Murray State on Sunday. Eastern goes into the weekend with a 1-5-1 record in OVC...

Men’s basketball team to have two games broadcasted on CBS

Staff Report

October 7, 2015

The Ohio Valley Conference announced a slate of seven conference men’s basketball games that will air on CBS Sports Network this season. As part of the seven-game package the Eastern men’s basketball team will have two games carried on the channel. Eastern will host Eastern Kentucky Jan. 14...

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