The Daily Eastern News

Miami to face Eastern following blowout loss to Iowa

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 6, 2016

  The Miami (Ohio) Redhawks started their season no different than the Panthers. The Redhawks opened their season against a Big Ten opponent Iowa and were blown out, 45-21. Considering the caliber of the No. 16 Iowa Hawkeyes, a 24-point loss by the Football Bowl Subdivision is not the end...

Smith brings one year of experience to help Panthers

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 30, 2016

There is not one senior on the Eastern volleyball team, which means players are looking for guidance from younger teammates, including sophomore Taylor Smith and junior Maria Brown. Red-shirt junior Josie Winner is the oldest player on the team, but still has only two years of experience coming into...

Women’s soccer team loses back-to-back games to start season

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Tyler McCluskey, Women's Soccer Reporter

August 21, 2016

The Eastern women’s soccer team opened its season on the road with a 1-0 loss against Bowling Green on Friday and a 2-0 loss to Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne on Sunday. The only goal of the game Friday came late in the match during the 87th minute sliding by freshman goalkeeper Sara Teteak’s near side...

Hill, Panthers’ offseason work shows in preseason

J.J. Bullock, Men's Soccer Reporter

August 21, 2016

Despite being just an exhibition contest, which would have no ramifications toward the team’s overall record, the Eastern men’s soccer team’s matchup against the University of Illinois- Springfield was not a meaningless affair. The game resulted in a 1-1 draw, giving Eastern head coach Kiki...

Jacksonville State the team to beat in 2016

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

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 ...

Volleyball team set for new campaign

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

August 21, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team wrapped up its preseason action with the annual blue and gray inter-squad scrimmage Sunday afternoon, and the gray team swept the two set match. Although the scrimmage was opened with a laid back game of rock, paper, scissors to decide which side gets first serve, th...

Men’s soccer team wraps up preseason

Men’s soccer team wraps up preseason

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

August 21, 2016

The men’s soccer team wrapped up its final exhibition game with a 1-1 draw against Illinois-Springfield Saturday afternoon. The men finished with a record of two wins and one tie in their preseason matches, as they prepare for the regular season this weekend. Junior Justin Oliver continued his scoring...

Baseball continues to fall after being swept

Baseball continues to fall after being swept

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2016

It’s a tie game in the top of the ninth with two outs, two strikes, and the bases loaded. The Panther fans are cheering and waiting anxiously, and the Eastern dugout is silent in anticipation as junior Jake Haberer gears up for another pitch on the mound. Haberer gets the sign from his catcher,...

Panthers to face driven Northwestern team

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2015

The Eastern football team will travel north to face Northwestern in Evanston at 3 p.m on Saturday. The Panthers were defeated in their opener by Western Illinois 33-5, while the Wildcats upset the No. 21 ranked team in the country, Stanford, 16-6. Even with the big victory last week, the Wildcats...

Panthers renew football rivalry with Western Illinois

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2015

An in-state rivalry will be reborn on a football field in Macomb, Ill. on Thursday night. The Eastern football team will take on Western Illinois for the first game of the season. Both teams finished the 2014 season with identical 5-7 records, and the similarities between the two teams doesn’t end...

Panthers exploit defenses looking to slow down Whitlow

Panthers exploit defenses looking to slow down Whitlow

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

November 10, 2014

Eastern quarterback Jalen Whitlow has a season-low 20 rushing yards in the Panthers win over Murray State Saturday, but the junior extended his streak of throwing a touchdown and rushing for a touchdown to six games in Ohio Valley Conference play. Improving to 5-1 in the OVC, the Panthers’ offense...

Balanced attack leads to 41-10 win

Balanced attack leads to 41-10 win

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

November 2, 2014

Eastern coach Kim Dameron wanted the Panthers to be more balanced offensively heading into their Saturday game at Tennessee Tech. The Panthers were as balanced as can be, rushing for 301 yards and throwing for 297 yards in their 41-10 win against the Golden Eagles at Tucker Stadium in Cookeville, T...

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