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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

All content by Blake Faith

Take some chances; make change

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter
March 6, 2020

Panthers finish regular season strong

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
March 1, 2020

Reflecting on college during midterm

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter
February 28, 2020
Members of the Eastern mens basketball team (from left) Shawn Wilson, Josiah Wallace, Kashwan Charles and JaQualis Matlock celebrate an 83-80 overtime win against Austin Peay Feb. 22 in Lantz Arena.

Panthers grab back-to-back upset wins

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
February 24, 2020

Analysis: 3 things for men’s basketball to execute

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
February 16, 2020
Adam Tumino | The Daily Eastern News
Mack Smith attempts a layup during Easterns 76-74 loss to SIUE Thursday in Lantz Arena.

Eastern suffers tough loss to SIUE Thursday

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
February 15, 2020

Smith, Wallace, defense flourish in win

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
February 9, 2020

Dixon and Smith reflect on passing of Kobe Bryant

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
February 5, 2020

3 areas for Panthers to improve

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
February 3, 2020
Adam Tumino | The Daily Eastern News
Shareef Smith looks around his defender to try and get a pass attempt off. Eastern defeated Southeast Missouri 61-59 Jan. 25 in Lantz Arena.

Panthers go on the road to face top OVC teams

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 29, 2020
Forward JaQualis Matlock looks to pass the ball in Eastern’s 61-59 win against Southeast Missouri on Jan. 25 at Lantz Arena.

Eastern to face top two teams in the OVC this week

Blake Faith , Men's Basketball Reporter
January 28, 2020

3 things to build on for men’s basketball

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 26, 2020
Eastern guard Josiah Wallace drives inside against Tennessee-Martin Jan. 23 in Lantz Arena. Wallace had 22 points, 20 of which came in the first half, the Panthers won the game 95-83.

Men’s basketball wins 3rd-straight OVC game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 24, 2020
Eastern guard Marvin Johnson attempts a layup against Tennessee Tech Jan. 18 at Lantz Arena. Johnson had six points and four assists in an 84-59 win for the Panthers.

Men’s basketball remains undefeated at Lantz Arena

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 18, 2020

Eastern showcases guard depth in 1st conference win

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 17, 2020
File Photo | The Daily Eastern New’s 
Head coach Kiki Lara in the middle of coaching a match in Fall 2018. Lara departs the program as the ninth coach in program history and serving five years as the head coach.

Lara leaves men’s soccer program

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
January 14, 2020

Top 3 teams in OVC match preseason poll

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 13, 2020

Men’s basketball loses 4th straight OVC game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
January 12, 2020

Analysis: Dixon and Smith shine in win Dec. 7

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
December 8, 2019

Omar ready for next step in his journey

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
November 20, 2019
Eastern guard Josiah Wallace wraps a pass around a Chicago State defender in the game Nov. 12 in Lantz Arena. Wallace had six points, three rebounds and three assists in the Panthers’ 98-34 win.

Men’s basketball team blows out Chicago State 98-34

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
November 13, 2019
Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Davi Girardi (right) shields his eyes from the sun as he fights to win the ball out of the air. Eastern tied Omaha 0-0 at Lakeside Field Oct. 19.

Men’s soccer team finishes its 2019 season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
November 11, 2019

Red Raiders rout Panthers in season opener

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
November 6, 2019

Men’s soccer wins final conference match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
November 3, 2019
Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Freshman Maxwell Allen attempts to intercept a pass in Eastern’s 0-0 double-overtime tie against Omaha on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer ready for Fort Wayne match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 31, 2019

Panther defense prospers in exhibition win

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter
October 30, 2019

Panthers’ playoff push enters final stretch

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 28, 2019

Men’s soccer team to face Western on road

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 24, 2019

Summit League soccer teams enter final 3 weeks

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 22, 2019

Men’s soccer prepares for final home match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 17, 2019
Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Edgar Mesa gets prepared to settle the ball out of the air, while looking upfield for an open pass. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Oct. 1 at Lakeside Field.

Panthers ready for home match against Milwaukee

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 14, 2019

Men’s soccer loses 5-1 to Northern Illinois

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 8, 2019
Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Jonathan Burke punches a crossed ball away as an attacker misses his header attempt. Eastern defeated IUPUI 1-0 Oct. 1 at Lakeside Field.

Panthers ready for interstate rival

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
October 7, 2019

Men’s soccer ready for next game against IUPUI

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
September 30, 2019
Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News 
Shady Omar attempts a headed shot off a throw in in Eastern’s 3-2 win against Belmont Sept. 24 at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer opens conference play with tie

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
September 29, 2019
Cameron Behm kicks his leg out to block the opponent’s pass attempt near the sideline. Eastern defeated Belmont 3-2 in overtime Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Panthers to face Denver in conference opener

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
September 26, 2019
Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News 
Cameron Behm (left) and Shady Omar (right) celebrate Omar’s goal by running toward the bleachers. Omar’s goal, in the second half, tied Eastern’s match against Belmont at 2-2 Tuesday at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer beats Belmont in overtime

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
September 24, 2019

Time has wings, so enjoy the present

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter
September 20, 2019

Men’s soccer shows more than 2-4 record

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
September 17, 2019

Men’s soccer picks up 1st win of season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter
September 10, 2019

Put your opinions on NFL players away

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter
September 5, 2019

Track, field teams headed to Louisville

Blake Faith, Track and Field Reporter
April 25, 2019

Panthers’ season over; offseason begins

Blake Faith , Women's Tennis Reporter
April 24, 2019

Eastern wraps up season with losses

Blake Faith, Women's Tennis Reporter
April 22, 2019
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