The Daily Eastern News

Men’s soccer team traveling to Wright State

Men’s soccer team traveling to Wright State

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 20, 2016

  The men’s soccer team continues its three-game road trip still in search of its first win away from Lakeside Field this season. The Panthers will head to Wright State, a member of the Horizon League, who is 4-3 on the season including a 2-0 record at home. Eastern is coming off of a...

Panthers beat Illinois State in Mid-America Classic

Panthers beat Illinois State in Mid-America Classic

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

Normal — Kim Dameron had won 13 games as the coach of the Eastern football team, but his 14th win against Illinois State Saturday was his biggest win yet. In the 105th Mid-America Classic, Dameron and the Panthers went into Hancock Stadium and took back the trophy Illinois State left O’Br...

Men’s soccer team loses after late goal

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2016

  A late goal from Western Michigan downed Eastern 3-2 in the Sunday afternoon match. With the loss, Eastern falls to 2-3-1 on the season, while Western Michigan improves to 6-1. The Panthers were able to answer when Western Michigan took the lead twice in the game. Western Michiga...

Volleyball team finishes up non-conference play

Volleyball team finishes up non-conference play

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

September 18, 2016

It was all or nothing for the Eastern volleyball team the past few days as it wrapped up the final weekend of non-conference play for the season. The Panthers showed two sides in the tournament, winning one match in straight sets but also losing two in straight sets. The tournament took place in...

Football team steals win from Miami-Ohio

Football team steals win from Miami-Ohio

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 11, 2016

  Miami of Ohio out-rushed, out-passed and had 86 more total yards than the Panthers, but that did not matter in the final three minutes of Saturday’s game. Red-shirt junior quarterback Mitch Kimble marched the Panthers down the field with 2:35 left in the game, trailing by three points. With...

A look at men’s soccer, Summit League

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 8, 2016

With each team in the Summit League three or four games into the season, it looks like Denver is the team to beat, like most predicted at the start of the year. Denver started off the season with a 1-1 draw against No. 30 ranked Monmouth on the road. Since then, Denver has won three straight ro...

Women’s soccer team hosting 2 matches this weekend

Women’s soccer team hosting 2 matches this weekend

Phil Delma, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 8, 2016

The women’s soccer team will head into the weekend with matchups against IUPUI (3-2-1) Friday, before facing Northern Iowa (2-3-1) on Sunday. Eastern continues what is a run of six straight home games before that run concludes with their first two opening games of the Ohio Valley Conference. Although the Pa...

Women’s tennis team to open season at SIUE this weekend

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter

September 8, 2016

The Eastern women’s tennis team has a few new faces on its roster this season, and Coach Emily Wang will get her first look at her team this weekend at the SIUE invitational. The Panthers play two singles matches and one doubles match on Friday and two doubles and one singles match Saturday. The other ...

Panthers hit the road for Miami-Ohio

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 8, 2016

Eastern’s loss to Western on Sept. 1, following miscues by the team which lead to Western scoring, makes execution the focus this week leading up to Saturday’s game against Miami-Ohio. When Eastern squares up with Miami-Ohio on Saturday, the Panthers will be searching for their first win ...

Baldwin a key team asset

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross Country Reporter

September 6, 2016

Junior Maria Baldwin has not only proven herself throughout her years at Eastern on the cross-country course, but she has solidified herself as a key asset to the team, and it showed in her performance at the season opener. Baldwin placed first overall in the women’s five-kilometer race last Friday...

Cross country teams outrun competition

Cross country teams outrun competition

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

September 6, 2016

The season opener for the Eastern cross country team at the EIU Walt Crawford Open last Friday was a resounding success with both the men’s and women’s teams winning team titles with total scores of 33 and 17 respectively. The second and third place teams for the men’s side were Southern Illino...

Grugier-Hill waived by Patriots, signs with Eagles

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016

  With just a week before the start of the regular NFL season, it seemed like the New England Patriots would have two former Panthers on their roster in 2016-17, but when the deadline for NFL teams to get their rosters to 53 rolled around, that possibility was eliminated. Kamu Grugier-Hill...

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