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The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

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

The Daily Eastern News

Isabel Spanburg, a junior majoring in Biological Sciences, watches her shot during the Indiana State Invite at the Country Club of Terre Haute in Terre Haute, Indiana, on April 3, 2022. Spanburg finished the invite in 50th place, shooting a 36-hole total of 183.

EIU’s fall golf season in full swing

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 30, 2022

The men and women of the Eastern golf teams both competed in tournaments on Monday and Tuesday.   The men competed in the SIUE Derek Dolenc Invitational in Madison, Ill., and the women competed in...

The Eastern mens cross country team starts the race in the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Sept. 3 at the Tom Woodall Panther Trail. The team placed first overall in the event.

Cross country teams head to Louisville Classic

Dylan Meek, Cross Country Reporter September 30, 2022

The Eastern Illinois men's and women's cross country teams head to the Louisville Classic Saturday, Oct. 1st the men’s 8K begins at 9:30 a.m. and the women’s 5K begins at 10:15 a.m. It is one of...

Eastern midfielder Chad Hamler tries to beat two opponents to the ball in Easterns match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Men’s soccer team to have its first home game Saturday

Brian Barrett, Men's Soccer Reporter September 30, 2022

The Eastern men's soccer team will take on Summit League foe Southern Indiana at Lakeside Field Saturday at 2 p.m. as the Panthers return home for their first time this season. The Panthers are 1-5-1...

Number 1, Ireland Hieb, a senior middle backer, runs then a student hype tunnel before the start of the volleyball game against the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Cougars at Lantz Arena Friday evening, Sept. 23, 2022, on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston, Ill. The Panthers won 3-1 against the Cougars.

OVC volleyball teams open conference play

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 28, 2022

The volleyball teams of the OVC are coming off their conference openers and UT Martin leads the standings with a 3-0 record. The Skyhawks started off conference play with a 3-1 win over Tennessee State. Then,...

Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major. and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

Women deserve to thrive in the sports world too

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2022

It is 2022. Women belong in sports too. Why is this something that is still so foreign to people?  Growing up, I was fascinated by sports. I loved watching the Chicago Bears, playing catch with my...

Eastern forward Lenni Kirschner fights for possession with an opponent in Easterns 1-0 loss to Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer team loses Summit League opener

Brian Barrett, Men's Soccer Reporter September 25, 2022

Eastern's men’s soccer team lost 2-0 on Saturday afternoon in St. Paul Minnesota to the University of St. Thomas. The Panthers were in it all game but ultimately unable to get the win. With the loss...

Justin Thomas, a senior wide receiver, leaps over Franky West, a sophomore defensive back, to avoid the tackle. The Panthers lost to the Redbirds 7-35 Saturday night at Illinois State University.

Shoffner leads football team to victory

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 25, 2022

Dom Shoffner answered the call.  When the Eastern football team needed a change in its offense Saturday night against Murray State, senior UNC Charlotte transfer quarterback Dom Shoffner took over...

Freshman outside and opposite hitter, Lilli Amettis (left), and junior libero and defensive Specialist Christina Martinez Mundo (right) celebrate with their team after scoring a point in the third set against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars at Lantz Arena Friday evening. The Panthers won 3-1 against the Cougars.

Amettis, Flynn lead volleyball team to first OVC win

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team proved that their biggest weapon going into OVC play was being able to utilize players off its bench as freshman outside hitter Lilli Amettis led the team to a 3-1 win over...

Number 33, Nile Hill, a redshirt sophomore wide receiver catches the ball during football practice Wednesday afternoon at OBrien Field.

Football team to open OVC play on the road

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 23, 2022

Eastern football head coach Chris Wilkerson said that the team will make every effort possible to take care of the football Saturday afternoon as it will take on Murray State to open OVC play.   The...

Kaitlyn Flynn (right), sophomore outside hitter, sets the ball during volleyball practice Thursday afternoon at Lantz Arena. The Panthers will start OVC play against the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Cougars.

Volleyball team to play SIUE at home in first OVC matches

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 22, 2022

The use of bench players is the Eastern volleyball team’s biggest weapon going into conference play tomorrow evening against SIUE.  According to coach Sara Thomas, being able to utilize each player...

Eastern goalkeeper Mac Van Oudt reaches to deflect a shot in the Panthers 2-0 loss to Belmont Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer team sits at fifth place ahead of conference play

Brian Barrett, Men's Soccer Reporter September 22, 2022

The Summit League men’s soccer season is well underway, so it is time to look at how each team is fairing thus far in the campaign. With conference play beginning this weekend, none of the Summit...

Number 15 Giovana Larregui Lopez, a junior outside hitter, spikes the ball during the volleyball game against the Illinois State University Redbirds at Lantz Arena Wednesday evening. The Panthers lost 3-0 to the Redbirds.

Multiple Panther volleyball players ranked in the OVC

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

The Eastern volleyball team will enter OVC play this Friday against SIUE and there are many players that have stood out this season. Offensively, the Panthers have a variety of players that have stepped...

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