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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.

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Easterns mens baseball team practices in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. The teams first game will be against the Florida A&M Rattlers on Feb. 16 in Tallahassee at Bragg Memorial Stadium at Florida A&Ms campus.

EIU baseball’s Infante shares advice in Q&A

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter February 23, 2024

Junior infielder Danny Infante answered a bunch of questions ranging from his favorite sunflower seed flavor to what he would tell his younger self.     Q: How long have you been playing baseball?  A:...

The Eastern Illinois baseball team celebrating a walk-off 7-6 win in game two of a doubleheader over Little Rock while Trojan head coach Chris Curry argues with the umpires about a call that was overturned at first base Saturday afternoon. The Panthers won their first OVC series of the season.

Meet the Coaches: Jason Anderson

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter February 12, 2024

Meet Jason Anderson, a former MLB pitcher and current head coach of Eastern’s baseball team.   Growing up in the small town of Veedersburg, Indiana, Anderson had to get creative when playing baseball...

After winning 6-1 against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks,  the Panthers are put at a 31-18 win ratio. After the game, Eastern Baseball Coach Jason Anderson said although they won the team struggled to score when the other team wasnt.

Conklin named as EIU starting pitcher after scrimmage

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter February 4, 2024

Tyler Conklin will be Eastern’s opening day starting pitcher against Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, manager Jason Anderson said before the team’s first outdoor intersquad scrimmage...

Senior right-handed pitcher Jonathon Hanscom catches during baseball practice in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening.  Hanscom appeared in 19 games during the 2023 season and had 51 strikeouts in 52.1 innings of work on the mound.

Q&A with EIU baseball pitchers

Cameron Thomas, Sports Reporter January 29, 2024

Senior right hand pitcher Jonathon Hanscom and junior right hand pitchers Tyler Conklin and Christian Carew answered some questions about baseball and what their goals are ahead of the 2024 season:    Q:...

Easterns mens baseball team practices in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. The teams first game will be against the Florida A&M Rattlers on Feb. 16 in Tallahassee at Bragg Memorial Stadium at Florida A&Ms campus.

EIU baseball prepares for 2024 season

Payton Liggins, Sports Reporter January 19, 2024

Eastern’s baseball team, the reigning Ohio Valley Conference champions, is ready to hit the field. The Panthers finished last season with an overall record of 38-21 and a conference record of 13-11. This...

Senior infielder Andrew Schroeder throws a ball during baseball practice in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. Schroeder appeared in three games during the 2023 season and finished with a .750 average.

Mundelein natives become teammates at Eastern

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor January 19, 2024

Senior pitcher Jonathon Hanscom and senior infielder Andrew Schroeder are both from Mundelein, Illinois. They grew up playing baseball together, and after two years at different colleges, they are...

Junior pitcher Olivia Price (6), starts her pitch to St. Louis University junior infielder Jocelyn Abbott (20) on Wednesday evening.

Athletes to watch in the winter

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 10, 2024

Men’s Basketball: Jordan “Tiger” Booker The senior guard from Chicago transferred to Eastern after playing one year at Tarleton State. Booker currently averages 13.4 points per game, 3.1 assists...

The baseball team celebrates with Hunter Beetley (7) after his walk-off two-run home run in the bottom of the 11th inning during the Panthers first game of a three-game series against Eastern Kentucky Saturday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers won the first game 13-11.

EIU Baseball reminisce win against Morehead to prepare for NCAA Tournament

Adriana Hernandez-Santana, Editor-in-Chief May 31, 2023

On Saturday, Eastern Illinois baseball claimed the title of the Ohio Valley Conference Champions after defeating the No. 1 seed Morehead State with the final score being 6-5.  The Panthers, while overjoyed...

Easterns baseball team bump fists after the game against Illinois Wesleyan University at Coaches Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

EIU baseball to play Saint Xavier Wednesday

Autumn Schulz and April 18, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team will take on non-conference opponent Saint Xavier Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Coaches Stadium. Record: 3-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference and 19-13 overall. Cougar’s...

The Eastern Illinois baseball team celebrating a walk-off 7-6 win in game two of a doubleheader over Little Rock while Trojan head coach Chris Curry argues with the umpires about a call that was overturned at first base Saturday afternoon. The Panthers won their first OVC series of the season.

‘I’ve never seen that happen before,’ Anderson said after walk-off win against Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 15, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team won its first Ohio Valley Conference series of the season over Little Rock in a walk-off fashion by redshirt junior third basemen Kolten Poorman Saturday afternoon at...

The Eastern Illinois baseball dropped its first game 4-3 of a three-game series to Ohio Valley Conference opponent Little Rock, Arkansas.

Conklin has solid performance despite loss to Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Sophomore right-hander Tyler Conklin threw 7.1 innings, allowing four hits and four runs, tying his season high of seven strikeouts in Friday’s 4-3 loss to Little Rock at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers...

Senior Brittany Steven plays against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars during the womens tennis Senior Day at the Rex Darling Courts Saturday afternoon. The Panthers lost 5-2 to the Cougars.

EIU spring sports update

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Spring sports here at Eastern have been well underway the last few months. Let’s take a look at the standings and records of EIU’s spring sports: Baseball The EIU baseball team has a current overall...

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