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Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Eastern's Josiah Wallace plays defense on Tennessee-Martin's Kevin Little in the first half of Eastern's 78-71 loss to the Skyhawks Wednesday night in Evansville. Wallace was named first-team all-conference and is making his first appearance in the conference tournament.
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...

Panthers set for OVC Tournament

Freshman Kaisei Kuroki looks to hit a forehand over the net in his singles match March 30 at the Darling Courts against Belmont. Eastern starts the OVC Tournament Friday.
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...

Track and Field coach Akers to retire after outdoor season

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...

Eastern football team searches for complete game Saturday

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...

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Eastern’s Abby Knight and Laurel Bailey jump up over the net to block a shot by an opponent from Alabama A&M on September 8th at Lantz Arena. Eastern won the match three sets to 0.
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...

Eastern wins OVC opener over SEMO

Alexander Hollins, 15, jumps up for the football for a touchdown against Southeast Missouri. The Panthers won their OVC opener 19-16 Saturday night at O’Brien Field.
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...

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Freshman Laurel Bailey kills the ball in the Panthers 3-0 win over Alabama A&M Sept. 8 in Lantz Arena. Eastern lost both of its OVC matches this weekend on the road.
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...

Panthers wrap up home stand with Austin Peay

Freshman Mady Poulter attempts to tag an Eastern Kentucky runner out at first base during the Panthers' game on Saturday at Williams Field. The Panthers won the game, 1-0.
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...

Women’s tennis splits road matches

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...

Men’s basketball team up and down in OVC Play

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...

Eastern finding its way in stacked OVC

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...

Volleyball OVC tournament starts Thursday

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...

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