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Women’s tennis team gets two big wins at home

Sophomore Emily Pugachevsky hits a forehand back to her Belmont opponent in her singles match Friday at the Darling Courts. Pugachevsky won 6-4, 6-4 to help the Panthers to a 5-2 win over the Bruins.

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter

April 1, 2018

Even with April Fool’s Day a day away, the women’s tennis team was not joking around this weekend and won both of its home matches on Friday and Saturday. With two important conference wins over Belmont (6-12, 2-4) and Tennessee State (12-6, 1-4), Eastern (10-10, 4-1) was able to go into Easter...

Panthers get first OVC win in over two years

Senior Grant Reiman sends a back hander to his Belmont doubles opponents Friday at the Darling Courts. Reiman and partner Logan Charbonneau lost 7-5 to Belmont as Eastern lost 7-0 overall. The Panthers picked up a win Saturday against Tennessee State.

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

April 1, 2018

The Eastern men’s tennis team earned its first conference win since 2016, and its first Ohio Valley Conference tournament appearance since 2014 with a win over Tennessee State Saturday. The Panthers played its first outdoor home match of the season Friday as Eastern lost 7-0 to Belmont. Due to...

Men’s tennis gears up for conference matches

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 29, 2018

A double header looms for the Eastern men’s tennis team, who face Belmont and Tennessee State this weekend at the Darling Courts. Any matches that need to be moved due to weather, will be played at the Danville Tennis Center. “Tomorrow’s match will start at 12 p.m. and will be here on campus,”...

Panthers begin OVC play with Belmont

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

March 22, 2018

The games do not count for as much in non-conference play, but that still should not take away from what the Eastern softball team did in that portion of its schedule. The Panthers played well in non-conference play finishing with a 20-8 record and sporting a team OBP of .355 and an ERA of 2.60. ...

Panthers fall flat at end, lose to Tennessee State

Senior Ray Crossland looks for a teammate to pass to during the first half of Thursday’s matchup with Tennessee State.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

January 11, 2018

The Eastern men’s basketball team actually put together a strong night at the free throw line, shooting 72 percent, improving on its season average of 66 percent. But when Eastern needed the biggest free throw of the game, it did not get it. Senior Ray Crossland missed the first of two free thr...

Eastern volleyball team seeking first OVC win

Freshman Laurel Bailey goes up for a kill in the Panthers’ 3-0 win over Alabama A&M Sept. 8 in Lantz Arena. Eastern is still looking for its first OVC win.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

September 28, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team is still searching for its first Ohio Valley Conference win of the season and will have a chance to get it Saturday when it hosts Tennessee State. The Panthers have yet to topple conference competition, dropping matches to returning conference champions Murray State, Austin ...

Eastern with OVC road test Saturday

Redshirt freshman quarterback Scotty Gilkey Jr. celebrates a rushing touchdown with James Sheehan and Aaron Callaway in the Panthers’ 19-16 win over Southeast Missouri Saturday at O’Brien Field. Eastern is on the road this weekend to take on 0-1 Tennessee State.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

Coach Kim Dameron gave his team the music back at practice this week— at least he tried to, because the O’Brien Field speakers were not working. For the first time in two weeks, the Eastern football team played a sound game and picked up an Ohio Valley Conference win against Southeast Missouri l...

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