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Men’s basketball remains undefeated at Lantz Arena

Eastern guard Marvin Johnson attempts a layup against Tennessee Tech Jan. 18 at Lantz Arena. Johnson had six points and four assists in an 84-59 win for the Panthers.

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter

January 18, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team defended their unbeaten record at Lantz Arena defeating Tennessee Tech 84-59 winning their second straight game and conference game. Junior guard Kashawn Charles led the Panthers in scoring with 23 points shooting 63% from the three-point line for the game. The...

Women’s soccer preps for playoff run

Tom O’Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 31, 2019

It might be tempting to make broad assumptions about the first-round matchup between Eastern and Tennessee Tech. Nothing, not even two overtime periods, could provide any assurances to two teams who have achieved perfection on penalty kicks this season. A first-round reunion of the Panthers and Eag...

Volleyball picks up first OVC win

Adam Tumino, Volleyball Reporter

October 20, 2019

The Eastern volleyball team entered play this past weekend on a six-match losing streak to begin conference play, but moved up a spot in the OVC standings after splitting a pair of matches at home. The Panthers won their first conference match Oct. 18 against Tennessee Tech, snapping not only the l...

Baseball continues conference play against Tennessee Tech Friday

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Eastern senior Tyler Jones fires a pitch in an Eastern game last spring. Eastern travels to play Tennessee Tech for three games this weekend.

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter

March 21, 2019

The Eastern baseball team hits the road this weekend for a three-game series with OVC foe Tennessee Tech. The Panthers (8-11, 2-4 OVC) got the day off on Wednesday after their matchup with Evansville was canceled, making their last contest a 2-run shutout against Butler on Tuesday. First up on the...

Men’s basketball team bounces back with 67-60 win over Tennessee Tech

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Mack Smith makes a bounce pass as a Fontbonne University defender tries to kick it during Eastern’s 90-37 win in Lantz Arena on Dec. 4.

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor

January 13, 2019

Like every conference game thus far, the Eastern men’s basketball team had a close finish against Tennessee Tech Saturday, winning 67-60. In each of the Panthers’ first four conference games, Eastern has either won or lost by an average 5.75 points. Also just like the first three conference...

Panthers softball team set for four games at home

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

April 19, 2018

For just the third time all season, the Eastern softball team has lost back-to-back games, which is the team's longest losing streak of the year. These two losses came in the same day, against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, and both ended on walk offs in the seventh inning. In the first game on Tu...

Golden Eagles score 24 straight to beat Panthers

Junior second baseman Jimmy Govern throws the ball to first to get Tennessee Tech’s Alex Junior. Tennessee Tech swept the Panthers this weekend and Eastern dropped to 1-8 in OVC play on the season.

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter

April 1, 2018

After a game time of 4 hours, 51 minutes, 24 unanswered runs, and a meteor shower of home runs, Sunday’s loss against Tennessee Tech is a game to forget for the Eastern baseball team. Looking to avoid being swept this weekend, the Panthers were greeted with an incredible offensive explosion as the...

Men’s tennis starts conference play 0-2

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter

March 18, 2018

Over the course of spring break, the Eastern men’s tennis team played four matches, and opened OVC play this past weekend. On March 9, the Panthers fell to Illinois State 7-0, but Eastern quickly turned it around with a 5-4 win over Rose-Hulman, giving the Panthers their fourth victory of the spring...

Volleyball at home for Homecoming

Laurel Bailey and Maggie Runge go up for a block in Eastern’s game against Chicago State on Sep. 9. The Panthers lost the match 2-3 at Lantz Arena.

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter

October 19, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will host Tennessee Tech and Jacksonville State for Homecoming weekend. This is the only time the Panthers have played either team this season. Jacksonville State is tied with Eastern in conference rankings, entering the match at 4-4. Tennessee Tech is seeded last in the conferen...

Women’s soccer team has 2 upcoming home matches

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

October 5, 2017

This weekend provides Eastern’s women’s soccer team with two chances to end the six-match losing streak. The chance to end the streak could not come at a better time for the Panthers as Sunday is senior day. While Eastern is trying to end the streak, doing so has more implications: the team ne...

Eastern seeking 3rd-straight OVC win

Tray Mitchell (top) and Corneliuss Page (right) celebrate Mark Williams’ interception in the Panthers’ 19-16 win over Southeast Missouri Sept. 23 at O’Brien Field. Eastern plays at home this weekend against Tennessee Tech.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 5, 2017

The Eastern football team picked up two wins to start Ohio Valley Conference play by matching scores of 19-16, and the defense has been the anchor for the Panthers to start play and for the entire season so far. It has taken some time for the offense to get going. It is starting to, but still has a wa...

Baseball continues to fall after being swept

First baseman Hunter Morris attempts to tag a Tennessee Tech player out at first base during game 1 of a three-game series against the Golden Eagles. The Panthers lost Friday’s game, 3-8.

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2016

It’s a tie game in the top of the ninth with two outs, two strikes, and the bases loaded. The Panther fans are cheering and waiting anxiously, and the Eastern dugout is silent in anticipation as junior Jake Haberer gears up for another pitch on the mound. Haberer gets the sign from his catcher,...

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