The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

Men and women’s track win conference

Men and women’s track win conference

Alex Hartman, Track and Field Reporter
February 26
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The men and women’s track and field teams both swept the competition at the Ohio Valley Conference Championship and each earned first place honors. The Panthers hosted the OVC Championships in Lantz Fieldhouse Friday and Saturday. After the first day, the women were in first place, with the men... Read more »

Softball has first losing tournament of season

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor
February 26
Filed under Softball, Sports

  After coming out of its first two weekends with winning records, the Eastern softball team suffered its first losing-record weekend. The Panthers came out strong to start with a 7-0 shutout over the Southern Illinois Carbondale, but would drop the next three games by no more than three runs... Read more »

Baseball captures first win of season

Baseball captures first win of season

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter
February 26
Filed under Baseball, Sports

  The Eastern baseball team has struggled holding early leads to begin the new season until that all changed Sunday afternoon. The Panthers were in Central Arkansas for an annual series against the Bears, and despite three losses to begin the series, Eastern found its first win of the season. To... Read more »

Women drop final game to SIUE on road

Mark Shanahan, Women's Basketball Reporter
February 26
Filed under Basketball, Sports

  The season came to an end for the Eastern women’s basketball team with a 68-52 loss to Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Saturday afternoon. The Panthers finish the season with a 9-19 overall record and a 5-11 record in Ohio Valley Conference play. In her final game for Eastern, senior... Read more »

Eastern loses final game of season to SIUE

Eastern loses final game of season to SIUE

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor
February 26
Filed under Basketball, Sports

  There is not much arguing that this was not the season the men’s basketball team was hoping for or expecting and a loss to the OVC-winless Southern Illinois Edwardsville Cougars in the final game, summed up the season they had. Eastern’s season had a lot of ups and downs, mostly downs,... Read more »

Gallery: Women in first, men in second after day one of OVC meet

Gallery: Women in first, men in second after day one of OVC meet

Tyler Yunk
February 24
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Through the lens

After one day of competition at the OVC Conference meet the Eastern women sit in first place with 44 points and the men trail front-runner SIUE (45) by 2 points. Day two resumes at 9 a.m. Saturday in the Lantz Fieldhouse.

Eastern with chance at winning record

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Basketball, Sports

  Eastern’s chance at the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament may be gone, but the chance to finish the season with an overall winning record and make another post-season tournament is possible. The Panthers will head to Southern Illinois Edwardsville to take on the winless Cougars. Eastern... Read more »

Panthers ready for final game of season

Mark Shanahan, Women's Basketball Reporter
February 23
Filed under Basketball, Sports

  The Eastern women’s basketball team will travel to Southern Illinois Edwardsville on Saturday for its final game of the season. Both the Panther’s and the Cougars are heading into the matchup on winning streaks. Eastern (9-18, 5-10 OVC) defeated Austin Peay 78-73 in overtime last Saturday... Read more »

Jock and Roll to be held Monday

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor
February 23
Filed under Sports

  The Eastern athletic teams will be competing  as they are used to, but will be competing against each other. Monday is Eastern athletic’s annual Jock & Roll in the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Union. The competition will get underway at 7 p.m. Not all the teams will be... Read more »

Softball hitting the road for Mississippi tournament

JJ Bullock, Softball Reporters
February 23
Filed under Softball, Sports

The Eastern softball lineup has put up some pretty big numbers on offense this season, scoring in the double-digits three times already, all while having seven players hitting over .300 on the roster. But, those bats will meet some tough pitching competition when the team heads to Starkville, Miss,... Read more »

Harkins adds name to record books

Harkins adds name to record books

Tyler McCluskey, Assistant Sports Editor
February 22
Filed under Sports, Swimming

Fifty-two point ninety-seven seconds. That is the amount of time it took for sophomore Nick Harkins to finish the 100-Individual Medley at the Summit League Championships and set an Eastern record. Minutes before Harkins got on the block, teammate junior Matt Jacobs broke the record in the same newly... Read more »

Mens tennis set for Saint Josephs

Mens tennis set for Saint Josephs

Dillan Schorfheide, Men's Tennis Reporter
February 22
Filed under Sports

The men’s tennis team has had a rough start to its spring season, something head coach Samuel Kercheval attributes to a tough schedule. Four of the eight teams Eastern has played have at least an even record: Ball State is 4-4, Indiana is 7-3, the University of Illinois- Chicago is 3-3 and IUPUI... Read more »

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