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Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

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...

Men’s basketball team bounces back with 67-60 win over Tennessee Tech

Men’s basketball team bounces back with 67-60 win over Tennessee Tech

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Like every conference game thus far, the Eastern men’s basketball team had a close finish against Tennessee Tech Saturday, winning 67-60. In each of the Panthers’ first four conference games, Eastern has either won or lost by an average 5.75 points. Also just like the first three conference...

OVC split as women’s soccer team prepares for conference play

Adam Tumino, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under Soccer, Sports

With the conference season on the horizon, the Panthers are looking to keep improving.  The rest of the OVC is finding their way as well, with mixed results. Morehead State, Eastern’s first conference opponent, is in eighth place in the OVC. They are 1-3 so far.  Morehead beat Akron in it...

Baseball team in fifth place of OVC standings

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

March 7, 2018


Filed under Baseball, Sports

After two weeks of play, the Eastern baseball team has been playing better than past years, as they have a 5-5 record, placing them in the top half of the OVC. Out of the 11 teams in the OVC, the Panthers are tied with Morehead State (6-6) for fifth place.  Atop the leaderboard is Jacksonville Sta...

Softball team leads OVC in multiple categories

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

Through the first 19 games, the Eastern softball team is at the top of eight offensive categories among OVC teams. One thing that Eastern has been found to do particularly well throughout non-conference play is score runs. Junior Mady Poulter leads the OVC in runs scored with 18 and junior Kayla Bear ...

OVC play heating up in men’s basketball

Maher Kawash, Basketball Reporter

January 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

It is safe to say the Eastern men’s basketball team has not lived up to expectations to start this season, but the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference has struggled as well. In all fairness, the Panthers may have had one of the toughest non-conference slates after going through a brutal stretch agai...

Administration determines implementation for workgroup recommendations

Staff Report

April 26, 2017


Filed under News

After analyzing the recommendations from vitalization project workgroups, the administration has updated and implemented some suggestions from Workgroups no. 1, 4, 5 and 6. Workgroup no. 1, Student Services, suggested filling positions in the University Police Department. With the recent police...

Athletics Workgroup looks at information

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

October 20, 2016


Filed under News

Workgroup No. 4, charged with looking at Intercollegiate Athletics, looked at data from other schools and talked about topics that have come up when talking to different athletic areas during a meeting Thursday. One piece of information the group looked at was the different sports schools had in the...

Panthers back in hunt with win; a look around OVC

Panthers back in hunt with win; a look around OVC

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

The Panthers needed a win Saturday to keep a realistic hope of winning the Ohio Valley Conference Championship. The one loss to Southeast Missouri may hurt them in the end, but every team in the OVC has at least one loss besides Jacksonville State. Gamecocks won their first OVC game of the season...

Football: A look around the OVC

Football: A look around the OVC

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

After a three-week preseason, the Eastern football time started off conference play with a 56-35 win. Tennessee-Martin and Southeast Missouri both came away with wins in their opening OVC games. The Panthers were led by breakout performances by redshirt junior quarterback Austin Green and redshirt...

Volleyball team wraps up non-conference play in Mississippi tournament

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 15, 2016


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

  Non-conference play gives teams in any sport a chance to see where they stack up against the rest of the playing field. And that hasn’t panned out very well for a young Eastern volleyball team. The Panthers have just two wins in their first 11 matches of the season, but have a chance...

Jacksonville State the team to beat in 2016

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016


Filed under Football, Sports

When it came to scoring in 2015, Jacksonville State had no problem putting up points and shutting down other teams’ offenses. The Gamecocks were the 2015 Ohio Valley Conference Champs and are picked to repeat in 2016. Jacksonville State has been the preseason favorite to win the OVC in five ...

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