The Daily Eastern News

Column: Panthers beating up on lower-ranked teams

Adam Tumino, Women’s Basketball Reporter

February 18, 2020

With just four games remaining in what has been a resurgent season, the fifth-place Eastern women’s basketball team may still be a step behind the four top teams in the OVC. Against those four teams, the Panthers are just 1-4 on the season, allowing 75.8 points per game and only scoring 62 points ...

Analysis: 3 things that standout for men’s basketball

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

December 2, 2019

The men’s basketball team began their season with a 4-3 record. The season has just started, but there are three points from looking at the statistics and data that Eastern has done well and if continued at their current pace can improve their winning record and chances of being a serious cont...

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.

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 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...

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

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Mack Smith makes a bounce pass as a Fontbonne University defender tries to kick it during Eastern’s 90-37 win in Lantz Arena on Dec. 4.

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Redshirt junior quarterback Mitch Kimble prepares for a snap Saturday agaisnt Tennessee State at O'Brien Field. Kimble completed 19-of-31 attempts for 180-yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 10, 2016

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

Devin Church outruns an Austin Peay defender Saturday at O'Brien Field. Church carried the ball 16 times for 139-yards and one touchdown in the 56-35 win over the visiting Governors.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 26, 2016

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...

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