The Daily Eastern News

Eastern football takes off for Tennesee Tech

Eastern football takes off for Tennesee Tech

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

October 30, 2014

For Eastern coach Kim Dameron, the Panthers’ matchup against Tennessee Tech gives his team the chance to once again become more balanced offensively. For the first time since being named the outright starting quarterback, Jalen Whitlow threw for less than 100 yards, as Eastern defeated Tennessee...

Panthers get first OVC win over Austin Peay

Panthers get first OVC win over Austin Peay

Dominic Renzetti, Assistant Sports Editor

October 5, 2014

Two second half goals by senior forward Meagan Radloff helped propel the Eastern women’s soccer team to its first Ohio Valley Conference win of the season, beating Austin Peay 3-1 Sunday at Lakeside Field. The win marks the first time Eastern has beaten Austin Peay since 2009. Since 2010, Eastern...

Belmont spoils Arnold’s return to Eastern

Belmont spoils Arnold’s return to Eastern

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team had its nine-game home winning streak snapped by Belmont Saturday in Lantz Arena. The Panthers fell in five sets to the Bruins, who were the last team to defeat the Panthers, in a five-set match two years ago at Lantz Arena. A member of that 2012 team, Stephanie Arnold, wa...

Eastern’s focus set on OVC

Eastern’s focus set on OVC

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

October 1, 2014

The Eastern football team is 1-4 and in the midst of its bye week, but for head coach Kim Dameron the Panthers’ season begins on Oct. 11. Following Saturday’s loss at Ohio, the Panthers dropped their fourth non-conference game of the year, but they are 1-0 in the Ohio Valley Conference. With se...

Eastern takes new identity into Athens

Eastern takes new identity into Athens

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 26, 2014

The Eastern football team has established an identity and it begins with its starting quarterback Jalen Whitlow. Heading into their game against Ohio at 1 p.m. Saturday in Athens, Ohio, Panthers’ head coach Kim Dameron is no longer keeping his starter a secret. “We’re going with Jalen and...

Dameron names Whitlow outright starter

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 24, 2014

Jalen Whitlow was ready to transfer the same day he was told he would no longer be a quarterback for Kentucky. “They wanted to change my position into wide receiver and I wanted to stay as a quarterback,” Whitlow said. “We had a disagreement and I was looking to transfer pretty much that same ...

Whitlow, Johnson receive weekly awards

Whitlow, Johnson receive weekly awards

Aldo Soto, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2014

Eastern quarterback Jalen Whitlow was named co-Ohio Valley Conference Newcomer of the Week, following the Panthers’ win Saturday over Austin Peay. Whitlow, who transferred from Kentucky, set a new Eastern rushing record from a quarterback, carrying the ball 15 times for 137 yards, while scoring tw...

Eastern begins OVC title defense against Austin Peay

Eastern begins OVC title defense against Austin Peay

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014

The time to grow up and execute has arrived for the Eastern football team. Ohio Valley Conference play begins against Austin Peay at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at O’Brien Field – coach Kim Dameron said the Panthers’ transition period is over. “The time is now,” Dameron said. “We’ve had three...

Men’s soccer team is Ohio bound

Men’s soccer team is Ohio bound

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2014

The Eastern men’s soccer team is back on the road this weekend, starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Bowling Green and then plays against Cincinnati at 2 p.m. Sunday. The Falcons are currently 5-1, following their 1-0 victory against Big Ten opponent Michigan on Tuesday in Ann Arbor, Mich. Eastern is...

Golf teams to compete across the state

Bob Reynolds, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2014

The Eastern golf teams will be in action over the weekend, taking part in tournaments in both Carbondale and Chicago. Last weekend, the men placed 14th out of 15 teams in the Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Fall Invitational, while the women placed fifth in the Western Illinois Autumn Invitational. Eastern...

Price returns to Penn State

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team will head east to Penn State for its final early-season tournament Friday. Penn State is currently ranked No. 3 in the nation, following victories over American University, Villanova, Kansas and Yale last week in Philadelphia. Penn State senior Nia Grant was named Big Ten...

Baseball tryouts begin Sept. 26

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 16, 2014

The Eastern baseball team will have walk-on tryouts starting at 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 26, at Coaches Stadium. This marks the second straight year that the Panthers have offered walk-on tryouts. Students that want to try out must receive a physical and a sickle cell test from Health Services. Potential...

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