The Daily Eastern News

STAFF EDITORIAL: Congrats to Eastern basketball

Staff Editorial

February 27, 2020

The editorial board of The Daily Eastern News would like to congratulate Eastern’s men’s and women’s basketball teams on both making the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. Eastern’s women’s team clinched a tournament berth last week with a win over Murray State, and Eastern’s men’s team clin...

Papavasilopoulos’ great season leads to Oracles Master’s selection

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

July 9, 2019

Sam Kercheval knew Rachel Papavasilopoulos was an important part of the Eastern women’s tennis team’s lineup for the OVC tournament. Kercheval, the former director of tennis at Eastern before Chris Tolson took over in the fall, mentioned this because the then-freshman Papavasilopoulos had missed action for a while. Now, this September, she will compete ...

Men’s tennis team finishes stellar year

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 28, 2019

Eastern’s men’s tennis team improved upon a 6-17 record from last year to having the most wins it has had in 24 years (14). The Panthers reached the OVC tournament for the second consecutive year, and the story keeps getting better. Eastern went up against No. 4 Austin Peay in Nashville...

Women’s soccer awaits postseason foe

Adam Tumino and Adam Tumino

October 25, 2018

The Eastern women’s soccer team will take the field on Sunday in OVC Tournament play for the first time since 2013. The Panthers are the three seed, and they will be hosting either six seeded Belmont or seventh seeded Southeast Missouri, who play on Friday. Both Belmont and Southeast Missouri alre...

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Men’s tennis seniors excited for OVC tournament

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 17, 2018

For the first time in their careers, Eastern men’s tennis seniors Grant and Trent Reiman, and Jared Woodson will part take in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament. The Panthers clinched their first tournament berth in four years with a 4-3 win over Tennessee State. Eastern has not made an appearance...

Tournament returning to Evansville

Tournament returning to Evansville

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 22, 2018

After a successful first year of having the men’s and women’s basketball OVC Tournaments at Evansville’s Ford Center, the OVC Board of Presidents voted to have it return in 2019 and 2020. The OVC announced that it would return in a press release on Thursday. It was the first time the tourn...

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