The Daily Eastern News

Dameron underwhelmed by tackling performance

Jason Howell | The Daily Eastern News
Senior runningback Malcolm Agnew avoids the tackle by Eastern's defense in Eastern football's home opener on Saturday at O'Brien Field.  The Panthers lost to the Salukis 38-21.

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 7, 2014

Saturday’s 38-21 loss for the Eastern football team had two different stories. In the first half, Southern Illinois-Carbondale got out to a 14-7 lead, but the Panthers’ offense drove down the field scoring on two long drives to take a 21-14 halftime lead. The game changed in the third quarter,...

Eastern ready to pressure Southern in home opener

Red-shirt junior running back Shepard LIttle avoids the Minnesota defense and runs the ball up the field in a game on Aug. 28 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.  The Panthers lost to the Minnesota Gophers 42-20.

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 4, 2014

In 2000, Kim Dameron was the defensive coordinator for the Eastern football team under Bob Spoo, but Southern Illinois-Carbondale was not on the Panthers’ schedule that season. Saturday’s 6 p.m. kickoff against the Salukis at O’Brien Field will be Dameron’s first time coaching against Southern...

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