The Daily Eastern News

Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Defeating Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the first round of the OVC tournament is not something to brag about. But, nonetheless, Morehead State did so by a 72-68 score. The score is not even that impressive, but the fifth-seeded Morehead State got the job done and now faces fourth...

Softball team loses against SIUE on 2 walk offs

Softball team loses against SIUE on 2 walk offs

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

In game one of the Eastern softball team’s doubleheader against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers took a three-run lead into the seventh just to see it slip away and lose 5-4 on a walk-off single by Kalei Kaneshiro. Fast-forward seven innings into game two, and a different story, same outcome. Easter...

Eastern handles Cougars 6-1 in tennis

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports

With a 6-1 victory over Southern Illinois Edwardsville Tuesday, Eastern’s women’s tennis team won its second straight OVC match to start conference play 2-0 this spring. Last year, Southern Illinois Edwardsville (0-13, 0-2) defeated Eastern (8-9, 2-0) by the same 6-1 score en route to the Cougar...

Panthers escape with big road win

Panthers escape with big road win

Maher Kawash, Men's Basketball Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

The Eastern men’s basketball team is starting to adjust its play to overcome difficult obstacles, and that was enough for a 78-74 road win against Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday night. The Panthers continue to hang onto being tied for that eighth and final spot of the Ohio Valley Confer...

Smith finds niche on women’s basketball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The Eastern women’s basketball team has a rare Wednesday night game this week. The Panthers take on Southern Illinois – Edwardsville on the road. For a majority of the season, Eastern has had Thursday and Saturday games. At 1-11 in conference games and last place in the OVC, a trip to the tournament is tou...

Volleyball team pulls off upset

Volleyball team pulls off upset

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter

November 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

Oh what a difference a year can make. The Eastern volleyball team has come full circle from last season when it won just five games all year, but now the Panthers are making some history. Eastern had the odds against it heading into its first round match of the OVC tournament against No. 2 Southern Illinois- ...

Volleyball opens OVC Tournament

Volleyball opens OVC Tournament

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team will launch a playoff run Thursday, as the No. 7 Panthers (14-14) play No. 2 Southern Illinois – Edwardsville (13-3) in the first round of the OVC Tournament. Both matches against the Cougars during the regular season culminated in defeat, a trend the Panthers intend to ...

Panthers set for mid-week OVC matchup

Panthers set for mid-week OVC matchup

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 31, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

With a tight OVC race, a pair of losses last weekend for the Eastern volleyball team makes the race even tighter. Eastern lost to Austin Peay and Murray State Friday and Saturday. Austin Peay is the top team in the conference and the Racers are currently fourth in the conference. When the season...

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team will get a taste of home Ohio Valley Conference action Wednesday when it hosts Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. The Panthers got off to a rocky start in conference play, as they dropped matches against Murray State and Austin Peay last weekend. SIUE mirrored Eastern’s c...

Women’s soccer team with tough stretch

Women’s soccer team with tough stretch

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 21, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Eastern’s women’s soccer team lost its first conference match of the season to Southern Illinois Edwardsville 3-0, one of two losses in the team’s scoreless weekend. With conference matches on Friday and Sunday, the team is trying to find momentum it recently lost. Redshirt senior midfielder/forward Emma Scar...

Panthers host first OVC match Sunday

Panthers host first OVC match Sunday

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

Eastern’s women’s soccer team has its first conference match of the season Sunday against Southern Illinois Edwardsville. The match will be the sixth home match for the Panthers, and it will be the second OVC match for the Cougars. Both teams up to this point have been preparing for the confer...

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