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Portis breaks track record at Drake Relays

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 29, 2018
Eastern sophomore Cedric Johnson runs the 110-meter hurdles on March 30 at the EIU Big Blue classic at O’Brien Field. Johnson ran the event in 15.85 seconds and placed in 5th.

Track, field headed to Western Kentucky

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 5, 2018
Redshirt senior Jake Haberer fires a pitch in the top of the fourth inning in the Eastern baseball team’s 10-8 loss to Indiana State Tuesday at Coaches Stadium. Haberer pitched 2.1 innings and gave up four runs.

Walks take down baseball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Baseball Reporter
March 20, 2018

Freshman finds confidence on track

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
February 20, 2018
Sophomore Danielle Berry looks to throw a cross-court pass in Eastern’s 60-57 loss to Tennessee Tech Saturday in Lantz Arena. The Panthers play Austin Peay Saturday at home.

Women’s basketball eyes redemption over Austin Peay

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
February 8, 2018

Smith finds niche on women’s basketball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
February 6, 2018
Eastern foward Grace McRae guards Jacksonville State forward Rayven Pearson in the Panthers 59-50 loss to the Gamecocks Thursday at Lantz Arena. The two forwards squared off in a pivotal rebounding matchup, with McRae grabbing five and Pearson finishing with eight.

Rebounds lacking for women’s basketball

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
February 1, 2018
Freshman Karlee Pace goes up for a layup in the Panthers’ 72-44 loss to Tennessee-Martin Jan. 18 in Lantz Arena. Pace scored 31 points for Eastern in its 86-68 loss Saturday to Tennessee State.

Pace scores career-high in loss to Tennessee State

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
January 28, 2018

Notebook: Belmont women still on top of OVC

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
January 24, 2018

Belmont leads women’s basketball in OVC

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
January 10, 2018
Grace Lennox cuts into the lane before converting on the layup in the Panthers’ 67-52 loss to Bradley Tuesday night in Lantz Arena. Lennox had 19 points in the loss.

Panthers need more aggression defensively

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
December 5, 2017
Eastern women’s basketball team head coach Matt Bollant talks to the team after Eastern defeated Indiana State Nov. 3. The Panthers are 1-5.

Women’s basketball a force at home

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
November 29, 2017
Freshman Laurel Bailey goes up for the kill in the Panthers’ 3-2 win over Jacksonville State Oct. 21 in Lantz Arena. Eastern was knocked out of the OVC Tournament in the second round by Murray State.

Volleyball season ends in OVC Tournament

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
November 26, 2017
Senior Allie Hueston (9) records the block against Jacksonville State in Eastern’s win Oct. 21 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers play Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Thursday in the first round of the OVC Tournament.

Volleyball wins, loses over weekend

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
November 12, 2017

Loss does not set tone for Eastern’s season

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
November 12, 2017
Anne Hughes gets ready to dig the ball in the Panthers’ 3-2 win over Jacksonville State Oct. 21 in Lantz Arena. Eastern is on the road at Southeast Missouri Saturday.

Volleyball team set for final matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
November 9, 2017

3-pointers big for women’s basketball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter
November 5, 2017
The Panthers celebrate after a big play Friday night against Austin Peay.

EIU Volleyball vs. Austin Peay 10-27-17

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball reporter
October 30, 2017
Freshman Laurel Bailey kills the ball against Tennessee Tech Oct. 20 in Lantz Arena. Bailey was named player of the week. Eastern hosts its final home games this weekend.

Volleyball closes out home matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 26, 2017
Laurel Bailey and Maggie Runge go up for a block in Eastern’s game against Chicago State on Sep. 9. The Panthers lost the match 2-3 at Lantz Arena.

Volleyball at home for Homecoming

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 19, 2017
Freshman Laurel Bailey goes up for the kill against Alabama A&M where the Panthers won 3-0 in Lantz Arena. Bailey is second on the team in kills for the season.

Bailey making big impact in 1st year

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 18, 2017

Volleyball wins one, loses one OVC match

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 15, 2017
Senior Maria Brown return a ball in the Panthers game against Tennessee State at Lantz Arena on Sep. 30. Eastern won the match in four sets, the first win in a streak of three.

Volleyball team on the road this week

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 11, 2017
Freshman outside hitter Laurel Bailey digs a ball Saturday against Tennessee-Martin.

Eastern wins two games over weekend

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 8, 2017
Junior Taylor Smith kills the ball in the Panthers’ win over Tennessee State Sept. 30 in Lantz Arena. Eastern has two home matches this weekend.

Panthers playing at home this weekend

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
October 4, 2017
Eastern’s Abby Knight and Laurel Bailey jump up over the net to block a shot by an opponent from Alabama A&M on September 8th at Lantz Arena. Eastern won the match three sets to 0.

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
September 26, 2017
Freshman Laurel Bailey kills the ball in the Panthers 3-0 win over Alabama A&M Sept. 8 in Lantz Arena. Eastern lost both of its OVC matches this weekend on the road.

Volleyball drops first OVC matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
September 24, 2017
Middlehitter Abby Knight spikes the ball against Belmont defenders Friday at Lantz Arena. The Panthers fell 1-3 in four sets.

Volleyball plays first road matches

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
August 31, 2017
Senior Allie Hueston goes up for the kill in the Panthers’ 3-2 loss to Green Bay Saturday in Lantz Arena. Hueston tallied 26 kills in the three matches over the weekend. Hueston had a personal tournament high of 12 kills in the Panthers’ five-set win againt Memphis.

Volleyball confident after home wins

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
August 29, 2017

Depth important for volleyball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter
August 22, 2017

Six Panthers compete in day 1 at Drake relays

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 27, 2017

Twilight results do not define track, field

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 25, 2017
Senior Kristen Paris takes her run in the Women’s 800. Paris would go on to win the race running a time of 2:11. About the race Paris said “I wasn’t expecting the race to go the way it did, but I had to focus on my own race and not worry about the things happeneing around me.”

Women 4th, men 6th at Illinois Twilight

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 24, 2017

Track, field boasts 36 top-5 marks in OVC

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 19, 2017

Garippo sets record in first collegiate 10K

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 18, 2017

Track, field shatters records in California

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 17, 2017

OVC opponents rarity for track, field

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 12, 2017
Senior Tori Master competes in the hurdles at the Friday Night Special in the Lantz Fieldhouse Feb. 17.

Track, field heading to Illinois State

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
April 6, 2017

Track, field finishes with 27 top- 5 finishes

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
March 26, 2017

Track and Field set to be top contenders

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
March 21, 2017
Senior Jonathan Boey takes off in his prelim of the 60 yard dash. Boey would go on to win the finals in the event leading the EIU Men’s team finishing 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 6th. When asked about the race Boey said “It’s simple slow feet don’t eat. We live by that on this team.”

Track, field moving into outdoor season

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
March 8, 2017

Dean, Menard ready for OVC conference meet

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
February 22, 2017
Senior Tori Master clears a hurdle Friday during the Friday Night Special at Lantz Fieldhouse. Master earned a first place finish in the 400-meter hurdle with a time of 1:06.34.

Men win, women take second at Friday Night Special

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
February 20, 2017

Track, field to host final indoor meet

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
February 15, 2017

Nicholson builds on passion for field events

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
February 8, 2017

Track, field sets 13th school record

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
February 7, 2017

Indiana team to beat for Eastern

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
January 25, 2017

Eastern field successful at John Craft invite

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
January 23, 2017

Collet more than just a runner

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and Field Reporter
January 17, 2017

Buckwalter finds early success in field events

Kaitlin Cordes, Track and field Reporter
December 11, 2016

Cross country teams end seasons at Regionals

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross Country Reporter
November 13, 2016
Senior Julie James leads a pack of runners during the Bradley Pink Classic Friday, Oct. 14 at Newman Golf Course in Peoria, Ill.

Cross-country set for NCAA regional

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross Country Reporter
November 10, 2016

Panther Trail to be dedicated, renamed for former coach

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Cross-Country Reporter
October 19, 2016

Rogers cherishes time with cross-country team

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross-Country Reporter
October 12, 2016

Column: Differences is what makes cross country special

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Cross-Country Reporter
October 5, 2016

Column: Cross Country about team, friendship

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross Country Reporter
September 28, 2016
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