The Daily Eastern News

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Tuesday Eastern sophomore Josiah Wallace was named to the all-OVC first team, an honor he achieved after averaging 15.2 points per game for the Eastern men’s basketball team this season. While the honor was great, Wallace on Wednesday night stepped onto the court for Eastern...

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Tournament Knockout: Eastern falls to Tennessee-Martin 78-71 in 1st round

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Eastern men’s basketball team’s offense is in its most lethal form when its three-point shots are falling and Josiah Wallace and Mack Smith are scoring. Wednesday, both of those things happened and the Eastern offense thrived, but only in the first half. The second hal...

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Showcase, Sports

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Feb. 28 the Eastern men’s basketball team led Jacksonville State 64-57 with three minutes to play in the second half of a game that would be ever important to the seeding of the conference tournament. A few late mistakes in regulation and in the two subsequent overtime period...

Panthers split doubleheader with Tennessee-Martin

Panthers split doubleheader with Tennessee-Martin

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

It took seven games, but an OVC team finally got the best of the Eastern softball team, snapping its 10-game win streak, which dated all the way back to March 15 because of a plethora of rainouts. Eastern was 6-0 heading into a doubleheader with Tennessee-Martin. The Panthers held a 3-0 lead thro...

Softball team with 2 doubleheaders

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Softball, Sports

Coach Kim Schuette called junior Kayla Bear’s diving catch in left center field in the seventh inning of the first game Wednesday against Southeast Missouri the best she has seen on that field. No one was on base and the Panthers were already up 4-1, but it showed another bright spot that Eastern’s ...

Bright future ahead for freshman guard Steele

Tom O'Connor, Basketball Columnist

January 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Eastern women’s basketball coach Matt Bollant has planted the seeds for freshmen Taylor Steele to reach her potential as a guard for the Panthers After a game in which the Panthers lost to Tennessee-Martin 44-72, Bollant praised Steele for her sense of clairvoyance on the basketball court, recognizin...

Panthers collapse in 2nd half, lose 72-44

Panthers collapse in 2nd half, lose 72-44

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

January 18, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Eastern head coach Matt Bollant was not shy in saying he needed more production from his team’s veteran players in what was one of Eastern’s worse losses of the season Thursday at Lantz Arena. All it took was a big third-quarter from Tennessee-Martin and suddenly its match with Eastern was a totally ...

Volleyball wins, loses over weekend

Volleyball wins, loses over weekend

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

November 12, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team notched one more win for the season before starting Ohio Valley Conference tournament play. The Panthers took a win over Tennessee-Martin Friday in four sets (20-25, 25-13, 25-21, 25-20). This marks the second time Eastern defeated the Skyhawks this season as the Panther...

Volleyball team set for final matches

Volleyball team set for final matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Volleyball

The Eastern volleyball team plays its final two regular season matches this weekend. The Panthers will compete with Tennessee-Martin for the second time this season Friday night on the Skyhawks’ home court. Eastern pushed Tennessee-Martin to four sets in the two teams’ last meeting, trumping the Skyhawks 3-1...

“Playoffs” begin Saturday for Eastern

“Playoffs” begin Saturday for Eastern

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

The Panthers are in the same position as last year— starting the “playoffs” four weeks early, with three games left on their schedule. Eastern’s “first round game” is against Tennessee-Martin Saturday on the road. Following their loss last week to Jacksonville State, the Panthers are i...

Eastern football team searches for complete game Saturday

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Eastern football team controls its own destiny in its hunt for a playoff berth, but its path to a 4-1 record in the Ohio Valley Conference has not come easy. As the Panthers gear up for a road affair against Tennessee-Martin, they search for a complete game against the Skyhawks. Eastern is fresh...

Women’s Soccer out of conference tournament

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

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...

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