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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...

Women’s soccer ties, loses in conference openers

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter September 22, 2019

Removed from the diversions of exhibition matches and non-conference opponents, the Panthers have not always been particularly equipped at handling Tennessee-Martin, Southeast Missouri or any other Ohio...

Eastern's Josiah Wallace plays defense on Tennessee-Martin's Kevin Little in the first half of Eastern's 78-71 loss to the Skyhawks Wednesday night in Evansville. Wallace was named first-team all-conference and is making his first appearance in the conference tournament.

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor March 7, 2019

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...

Eastern guard Mack Smith takes a shot in Eastern's 78-71 loss to Tennessee-Martin Wednesday night in Evansville.

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

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2019

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...

Eastern's Kashawn Charles surveys the court in Eastern's 78-71 loss against Tennessee-Martin Wednesday night in Evansville.

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor March 7, 2019

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...

Senior Jessica Wireman throws a pitch in Eastern’s win over Indiana State April 5 at Williams Field. The Panthers split their doubleheader with Tennessee-Martin Saturday.

Panthers split doubleheader with Tennessee-Martin

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor April 15, 2018

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...

Softball team with 2 doubleheaders

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor April 12, 2018

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...

Bright future ahead for freshman guard Steele

Tom O'Connor, Basketball Columnist January 18, 2018

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...

Freshmen Karle Pace dribbles the ball upcourt in Eastern’s 72-44 loss against Tennessee-Martin at Lantz Arena Thursday. Pace scored five points in the game.

Panthers collapse in 2nd half, lose 72-44

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor January 18, 2018

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...

Senior Allie Hueston (9) records the block against Jacksonville State in Eastern’s win Oct. 21 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers play Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Thursday in the first round of the OVC Tournament.

Volleyball wins, loses over weekend

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter November 12, 2017

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,...

Anne Hughes gets ready to dig the ball in the Panthers’ 3-2 win over Jacksonville State Oct. 21 in Lantz Arena. Eastern is on the road at Southeast Missouri Saturday.

Volleyball team set for final matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter November 9, 2017

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...

Junior running back Isaiah Johnson takes a handoff to the left side in the Panthers’ 24-23 win over Tennessee Tech Oct. 7 at O’Brien Field. Eastern is on the road this week at Tennessee-Martin.

“Playoffs” begin Saturday for Eastern

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor October 26, 2017

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...

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