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Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Tuesday Eastern sophomore Josiah Wallace was named to the all-OVC first team, an honor he achieved after averaging 15.2 points per game for the Eastern men’s basketball team this season. While the honor was great, Wallace on Wednesday night stepped onto the court for Eastern...

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 19, 2018

The Eastern men’s tennis team is off to the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Friday at the Centennial Sportsplex in Nashville. The tournament goes until April 22 and the Panthers' first match is against Jacksonville State. Eastern finished with a record of 6-16 and 1-5 in the OVC in the regular season. For ...

Track and Field coach Akers to retire after outdoor season

Kaitlin Cordes, Staff Reporter

March 7, 2018

Track and field director and coach Tom Akers announced his retirement following the 2018 outdoor season. Akers has coached men’s and women’s track and field for 23 years, and he is leaving behind a legacy of the most successful track and field programs in the school’s history. Since joining the Oh...

Eastern football team searches for complete game Saturday

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter

October 26, 2017

The Eastern football team controls its own destiny in its hunt for a playoff berth, but its path to a 4-1 record in the Ohio Valley Conference has not come easy. As the Panthers gear up for a road affair against Tennessee-Martin, they search for a complete game against the Skyhawks. Eastern is fresh...

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 26, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will get a taste of home Ohio Valley Conference action Wednesday when it hosts Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. The Panthers got off to a rocky start in conference play, as they dropped matches against Murray State and Austin Peay last weekend. SIUE mirrored Eastern’s c...

Eastern wins OVC opener over SEMO

Eastern wins OVC opener over SEMO

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 24, 2017

The Eastern football team’s offense had been absent the past two games, but got back on the right track and opened Ohio Valley Conference play with a 19-16 win over Southeast Missouri. It was a close game all the way through that ended on senior safety intercepting Jesse Hosket’s pass in the en...

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...

Panthers wrap up home stand with Austin Peay

Panthers wrap up home stand with Austin Peay

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 14, 2016

After coming off its biggest pair of wins of the season, the Eastern softball team will return home to take on the struggling Austin Peay Governors. Eastern defeated Eastern Kentucky in both games last weekend at Williams Field and had both games against Morehead State canceled due to the rain. The...

Women’s tennis splits road matches

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 27, 2016

The Eastern women’s tennis team split its weekend road matches with a loss to Murray State Friday and a win against Austin Peay Saturday. Eastern pushed its Ohio Valley Conference record to 3-1.The Panthers lost a late lead in the match with Murray State, and the Racers went on to win the match...

Men’s basketball team up and down in OVC Play

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

January 27, 2016

The Eastern men’s basketball team has had a rollercoaster start in the Ohio Valley Conference. The Panthers have had two overtime victories, as well as a season high of 97 points scored against Eastern Kentucky. Eastern stands at 4-4 in OVC play so far, which is good for 2nd place in the OVC...

Eastern finding its way in stacked OVC

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2016

The Eastern men’s basketball team got off to a rough start in Ohio Valley Conference play this season, but have since rebounded to win two straight games. The Panthers began conference play with a 1-3 record with one win coming against Jacksonville State as well as three losses to Belmont, Tennessee...

Volleyball OVC tournament starts Thursday

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 16, 2015

The regular season is over and now the top eight teams in the Ohio Valley Conference are headed to Murray, Ky for the conference tournament. Murray State won the conference with the best record and will be hosting the tournament for the second year in a row as the No. 1 seed. The Racers finished...

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