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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

Members of the Eastern mens cross country team begins the 8K race in the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Sept. 3 at the Tom Woodall Panther Trail. Both the mens and womens teams won the meet.

Men’s cross country team finishes 2nd

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 18, 2021

The Eastern cross country teams continued their seasons over the weekend, competing in the Bradley "Pink" Classic on Saturday. The men's team finished second while the women's team came in 13th place.  In...

Easterns Jaime Marcos competes in the 8K race at the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Sept. 3 at the Tom Woodall Panther Trail. Marcos placed first individually and the Panthers also won the meet as a team.

Hatfield, Marcos break record at Louisville

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 4, 2021

For the first time in 44 years, there are two new times sitting atop the Eastern men's cross country record book, and they belong to Dustin Hatfield and Jaime Marcos.  Competing in the Louisville Classic...

The Eastern mens cross country team races from the starting line to begin the EIU Walt Crawford Open at the Tom Woodall Panther Trail on Sept. 3. Both the mens and womens team placed first in the open.

Cross country teams finish 2nd, 4th at Indiana State

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor September 19, 2021

The Eastern cross country teams competed in their second meet of the season Saturday in Terre Haute.  The men's and women's teams participated in the John McNichols Invitational hosted by Indiana State....

Redshirt senior Avani Flanagan celebrates with Eastern cross country coach Erin Howarth after the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Sept. 3.

Men’s, women’s cross country teams win Friday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor September 6, 2021

The 2021 cross country season go underway Friday afternoon when the Eastern men's and women's cross country teams hosted the EIU Walt Crawford Open. By the time the open was over, both Eastern teams...

Cross country to compete Friday

Cross country to compete Friday

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor September 2, 2021

The Eastern cross country teams will host the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Friday. The Eastern men’s cross country team won their eighth OVC championship, the first win for the Panthers since 2005. In...

Panthers win 18th OVC track and field outdoor championship

Adam Tumino, Sports Writer May 17, 2021
The OVC Men’s Outdoor Track Championship was once again won by Eastern men’s track team, making it back-to-back championships for the Panthers, this time as the event’s host.

Men’s cross country team wins OVC title

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief March 2, 2021

Monday was a big day for the Eastern men's cross country team. The Panthers won the OVC Championship in Clarksville, Tennessee, earning the eighth conference title in program history and first since 2005....

Cross country teams win Saturday

Staff Report February 8, 2021

Both the Eastern men's and women's cross country teams picked up first-place finishes while hosting the EIU Spring Open Saturday. It was the second meet of the season for the teams following a meet at...

Seasons underway for Eastern track, cross country teams

Staff Report January 26, 2021

The busy spring semester for Eastern athletics got busier over the weekend when the Eastern track and field and cross country teams began their seasons. The men's and women's track teams competed at...

Cross country teams continuing training

Adam Tumino, Editor-in-Chief October 1, 2020

The Eastern men's and women's cross country teams have continued their training this semester as if there is a season taking place. The status of the season is still very much up in the air, as competing...

Cross country pushing through challenges

Autumn Schulz, Cross Country Reporter August 26, 2020

It is no secret that the postponement of fall sports at Eastern has left each team with many adversities. The men’s and women’s cross country teams are no exceptions. Head coach Erin Howarth acknowledged...

Men’s, women’s cross country teams, runners finish well at OVC championship

Bailey Scoggins , Cross Country Reporter November 4, 2019

 Both the men’s and women’s cross-country team competed at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference Championship at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.  Eastern’s head coach Erin Howarth was named...

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