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Men’s soccer loses 2-1 to Western Illinois in chippy match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter

October 27, 2019

The men’s soccer team hoped to take control of its  spot in the Summit League standings and spoil Western Illinois’ senior night Oct. 26. The Panthers were not able to do either in a 2-1 chippy conference loss against the Leathernecks that saw five cards, which included one red card, go to the ...

Final six minutes in each half hurts Panthers

Senior Muusa Dama goes up for a layup in the Panthers’ win over Illinois Nov. 3 in Lantz Arena. Eastern lost to Western 56-54 Wednesday night in Macomb. With the win, the Leathernecks take back the Old Rail Splitter Trophy the two teams compete for.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 15, 2017

Turnover, turnover, two made free throws, missed jumper, turnover, missed three-pointer, turnover, missed jumper, missed layup, turnover and a missed three-pointer. That is how the final 5:46 of the first half went for the Eastern men’s basketball team, with an eight-point lead turn into a two-point defi...

Men’s soccer team heads to Western

Freshman Shady Omar attempts to kick the ball away in the Panthers’ 1-0 win over Saint Francis Sept. 10 at Lakeside Field. The Panthers play at Western Saturday.

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor

September 28, 2017

The Summit League’s top defensive team will meet two of the conference’s top three scorers Saturday when the Eastern men’s soccer team travels to face Western Illinois. Eastern and its defense, which has five shutouts to its name this season, will face a scoring tandem from Western on Saturda...

Women’s soccer wins third straight

Pilar Barrio fights for the ball against a Fort Wayne defender on Friday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers won in double overtime 3-2.

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter

September 10, 2017

The women’s soccer team’s offense carried the Panthers to a weekend sweep, increasing the team’s win streak to three games. Eastern’s offense, which has been playing at a high level so far this season, scored five goals in its two weekend games against Fort Wayne Friday and Western Illinois ...

Eastern women’s basketball falls to Western

Eastern women’s basketball falls to Western

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2015

Eastern’s women’s basketball team fell short to Western Illinois by a final score of 92-69 Wednesday night in Lantz Arena. With the loss, Eastern falls to 1-6 and is now on a six-game losing streak since winning its opening game of the season. Coach Debbie Black said her team struggled to perform...

Eastern’s soccer to clash against rival Western

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

In hopes to end a six games losing streak, the Eastern men’s soccer team faces Summit League foe Western Illinois on the road this Saturday. Western comes into this game after an overtime loss to Drake with a 4-8-1 record. They are currently 1-2 in the Summit League with a win over Omaha. Eastern...

Men’s golf finishes last at ISU invite

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

The Eastern men’s golf team finished in last place out of 18 teams in the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate at the par-71 Illinois State University Golf Course in Normal Sunday and Monday. The Panthers finished with a team score of 959 in three rounds with their best score coming in round two with score...

Panthers renew football rivalry with Western Illinois

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 2, 2015

An in-state rivalry will be reborn on a football field in Macomb, Ill. on Thursday night. The Eastern football team will take on Western Illinois for the first game of the season. Both teams finished the 2014 season with identical 5-7 records, and the similarities between the two teams doesn’t end...

Swimming wraps up meets at Western Illinois

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2015

The men and women’s swim teams finished up a pair of double-duals at Western Illinois with South Dakota this past weekend. The women went 2-2 over the weekend and the men dropped both of its meets. The women took down the Leathernecks in both meets but would drop both meets to South Dakota On...

Panthers set for rematch against Leathernecks

Senior outside hitter Reynae Hutchinson sets the ball up to senior middle blocker Amy Martin in a game on Nov. 8 at Lantz Arena.  The Panthers beat the Gamecocks 3-1.

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team will play in its second tournament of the year, as the Panthers head to Western Illinois this on Friday. Eastern shutout the Lethernecks on Saturday at Ball State, winning the match in three sets – 25-18, 25-18, and 25-20. The Panthers come in with a 2-1 record with...

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