The Daily Eastern News

Panthers to test Redhawks in home opener

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

March 29, 2018

Eastern’s softball team is going to get in Friday’s doubleheader against Southeast Missouri, but the tarp has been on Williams Field’s infield since Tuesday, getting pelted with rain. And a bare outfield is being drenched in rain as well. The Panthers are set to host the Redhawks starting...

Eastern to face struggling Redhawks team

Eastern to face struggling Redhawks team

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

February 13, 2018

With a conference record of 1-14, the Eastern women’s basketball team’s season is all but lost with just four games left to play this season. But, the opportunity for the Panthers to play spoiler for opponents trying to make the OVC tournament has presented itself, and is more prevalent in the Pa...

Women’s Soccer out of conference tournament

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 15, 2017

The Eastern women’s soccer team lost both of its road matches this weekend, meaning the team is officially out of the race for a conference tournament berth. For the OVC conference tournament at the end of the season, the top eight teams in the conference will make it in. Eastern is in last place...

Women’s soccer looking for first conference victory

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 11, 2017

After getting its first conference point of the season Sunday, the Eastern women’s soccer team is still in search of its first conference win. The Panthers tied with Tennessee Tech 0-0 in double overtime Sunday on senior day for the Panthers. Head Coach Kiki Lara said getting the conference point...

Eastern wins OVC opener over SEMO

Eastern wins OVC opener over SEMO

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 24, 2017

The Eastern football team’s offense had been absent the past two games, but got back on the right track and opened Ohio Valley Conference play with a 19-16 win over Southeast Missouri. It was a close game all the way through that ended on senior safety intercepting Jesse Hosket’s pass in the en...

Panthers looking for more offense

Panthers looking for more offense

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 21, 2017

The Eastern football team is last in total offense in the Ohio Valley Conference heading into its first OVC game of the season against Southeast Missouri. The Panthers host the Redhawks at 6 p.m. Saturday at O’Brien Field. While the offense has not been able to get clicking through the first three games, hav...

Volleyball team traveling to SEMO, UT-Martin

Volleyball team traveling to SEMO, UT-Martin

Ali Kissane, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team has won five matches in a row heading into its matches against Southeast Missouri and the University of Tennessee-Martin this weekend. The Panthers will start the weekend off by taking on Southeast Missouri on Friday and finish it by taking on University of Tennessee-Martin...

Cross country to wear pink for breast cancer

Kaitlin Cordes, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The Eastern cross country team sets out to conquer the Bradley “Pink” Classic on Friday Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Newman Golf Course in Peoria. The third annual Bradley “Pink” Classic will honor those affected by breast cancer. All of the runners’ bib numbers will be pink, and the athletes...

Bruno brings soccer skills to football

Bruno brings soccer skills to football

Maria Baldwin, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

Before starting his football career, sophomore kicker Nick Bruno did what many kickers do, play soccer. Although soccer was his first sport, Bruno liked being on the football field more. ‘’I played soccer, and then a teacher I had, who also coached football asked if I had ever kicked a football,...

Panthers return home with winning momentum

Ali Kissane, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The Eastern volleyball team returns home to Lantz Arena this weekend where they have not lost in Ohio Valley Conference play this season. The Panthers are 2-0 when playing in Lantz Arena and are excited to be back on their own court. They will start the weekend off by taking on the University of...

Panthers gain promising start to OVC title

Panthers gain promising start to OVC title

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2015

The euphoria surrounding the Eastern football team’s 33-28 victory over Southeast Missouri on Saturday, was not just because the Panthers won a home football game for the first time this season. Players and coaches alike were thrilled that the win gave the Panthers their second straight victory...

Big plays lead to big football team win

Big plays lead to big football team win

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2015

There’s no question that every sporting event is defined by a critical moment in the game. But there are certain games where more than one play can decide the outcome. The Eastern football team’s 33-28 victory over Southeast Missouri on Saturday, was one of those games. Red-shirt sophomore tight...

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