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Eastern outside hitter Danielle Allen swings on a kill attempt in a match against Austin Peay on Nov. 13 in Lantz Arena. Allen had a team-high 22 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Allen given 1st team All-OVC honors for Panthers

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 17, 2021

The OVC announced its postseason volleyball awards Wednesday, on the eve of the OVC Tournament. Eastern, which will play Southeast Missouri Wednesday in what it the Panthers’ first OVC Tournament...

Redshirt senior outside hitter Kylie Michael and her family celebrate the volleyball team’s senior night at Saturday afternoon’s game at Lantz Arena. Michael had 13 kills during the match. The Panthers lost 3-1 against Austin Peay.

Panthers honor seniors, clinch OVC Tourney spot over weekend

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team honored its seniors over the weekend in more ways than one. On Saturday, the four seniors were acknowledged in a pregame ceremony with their families. Outside hitters...

Eastern Running back Harrison Bey-Buie is handed the ball by quarterback Otto Kuhns at Saturday afternoon’s football game. Eastern lost 28-0 to Tennessee State at OBrien Field.

Week 8 results for OVC football teams

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 27, 2021

Week 8 of Play for the OVC was nothing short of exciting as one team completed a shutout while others made program history with their offensive game as they try to move up in the rankings before time runs...

Eastern head coach Adam Cushing (center) and the rest of the sideline celebrate a stop in the Panthers game against Tennessee-Martin at OBrien Field on Saturday. Eastern lost the game 28-17 to the Skyhawks.

Updating OVC football results, standings

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2021

Week 7 of Play for the OVC had six teams going head-to-head to fight for a chance to raise their standings with one team winning in overtime and another by just one point.  The weekend kicked off with...

Eastern outside hitter Kylie Michael connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Michael had 7 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Conference play continuing for OVC volleyball teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The volleyball teams of the OVC are getting deeper into conference play.  Most of the conference now has five matches under their belts, with a few teams having played four matches in OVC play. Only...

Eastern safety Jordan Vincent (1) prepares to make attempt a tackle on a Dayton ball carrier in a game on Sept. 11. Vincent had 12 total tackles in the game, which Eastern lost 17-10.

Updating OVC’s non-conference performance

Autumn Schultz, Assistant Sports Editor September 15, 2021

Only one OVC team recorded a win last week while four of the conference’s seven teams are still searching for their first win of the season as they enter Week 3 of play.  Tennessee-Martin, 3rd in the...

Analysis: 3 things for men’s basketball to execute

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter February 16, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team is coming off a seven-game stretch where the games have been decided by single figures. The Panthers are 2-5 in those games with their wins coming at home against Southeast...

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Madison Cunningham yells commands at her teammate, Kylie Michael, while Michael attempts to make a bump pass. Eastern lost 3-0 to Murray State Sept. 27 at Lantz Arena.

Volleyball goes winless over weekend, still searching for first conference win

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter October 13, 2019

For the third straight week to begin conference play, the Eastern volleyball team lost a pair of OVC matches in straight sets. The Panthers (1-17, 0-6) have lost all 18 sets against OVC teams this season...

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...

Sophomore guard Danielle Berry surveys the court over an Austin Peay defender in the Panthers 75-66 loss to the Governors on Feb. 10 at Lantz Arena. Berry scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds in the loss.

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...

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...

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...

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