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

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Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major and can be reached at 581-2912 or kestevens2@eiu.edu.

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor

Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major and can be reached at 581-2912 or [email protected].

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Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major and can be reached at 581-2912 or kestevens2@eiu.edu.

COLUMN: Thank you for the best senior year

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
April 28, 2023
Junior Addison Brown plays doubles vs Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on the Rex Darling Courts Saturday afternoon. Brown loses in her doubles match against the Cougars 6-1.

Golf, tennis finish 2023 seasons

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
April 27, 2023
Cross Country Coach Erin Howarth accepts OVC Cross Country Coach of the year award after the Conference Championship Saturday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2022, at Putnam County Sports Complex in Cookeville, Tenn.

Howarth named DEN 2023 Coach of the Year

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
April 26, 2023
Eastern pitcher, Olivia Price (6), pitches to batters from Morehead on Williams Field on Saturday April 22, 2023.

EIU softball extends win streak to nine games

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
April 23, 2023
Sophomore infielder/outfielder, Aniya Holt (9), smiles during a team gathering between innnings while head coach Tara Archibald speaks to the team on Wednesday evening.

EIU softball in second in OVC standings

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
April 17, 2023
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
The Eastern softball team sings the EIU Fight Song to the crowd after sweeping SIUE in their home-opener double-header against SIUE on Sunday afternoon on Williams Field.

Softball sweeps SIUE in OVC home opener

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
March 27, 2023
Seniors, Lariah Washington and Morgan Litwiller pose for a picture with their family before the womens Senior Day basketball game against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Lantz Arena Saturday afternoon.

Litwiller, Washington celebrated during Senior Day

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
February 25, 2023
Adam Swanson, a senior criminology major, holds up an OVC championship plaque after the Conference Championship Saturday afternoon, Oct. 29, 2022, at Putnam County Sports Complex in Cookeville, Tenn.

Swanson breaks 44 year-long mile record

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
February 15, 2023
The women’s basketball team celebrates a win over the Tennessee States Tigers on Saturday at Lantz Arena. The game went into overtime with the score 68-68, with the final score being 78-70.

Women’s basketball looks to go 7-0 in OVC

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
January 18, 2023
Senior guard Lariah Washington (22), passes the ball to a teammate, avoiding the hands of Brave freshman guard Lucia Llaveria (2), during the womens basketball game at Lantz Arena Tuesday night. Washington led the Panthers with 19 points and 4 assists. The Panthers lost 72-61 to the Bradley Braves.

Women’s basketball loses second game in a row

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
December 7, 2022
Eastern player, number 23 Kya Trejo, takes the ball downfield against Lindenwood player, number 18 Peyton Ganz. The Panthers and Lions tied 0-0 Thursday afternoon Oct. 20, 2022, at Lakeside Field on Eastern Illinois Universitys campus in Charleston, Ill.

Women’s soccer team’s season comes to an end

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
October 26, 2022
Junior Midfielder Jenna Little shoots the ball, scoring the first point of Sunday afternoons game against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Lakeside Field. Little had scored two goals within two minutes of each other during the middle of the second half. Little had three shots on goal and played for 56 minutes. The Panthers won 2-0 against the Mastodons.

Top players of OVC women’s soccer after Week 12

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
October 12, 2022
Kate Stevens is a senior sports media relations major. and can be reached at 217-581-2812.

The Chicago Bears need to make a change soon

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
October 5, 2022
Onstott (center), a freshman midfielder fights  for ball control with Southeast Missouri player Number 27, Natalie Jackson, a senior defender, during the Thursday afternoon soccer game against the Redhawks at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-1 to the Redhawks.

OVC women’s soccer race remains close

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
October 5, 2022
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Freshman Pau Riera goes for a return in a match at the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite in Fall 2019 at Darling Courts.

Men’s tennis finds success during home match

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
October 3, 2022
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
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
Brittany Steven, a senior exercise science, snacks on string cheese while studying in Booth Library Monday afternoon. Stevens said string cheese is her favorite healthy snack.

Nutrition plays major part in athletes’ lives

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
September 21, 2022
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.

Golf teams open fall season

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
September 20, 2022
Sophomore Linebacker Elijawah Tolbert (left) and Sophomore Defensive Lineman Colby Smith (right) run out a drill during football practice Wednesday afternoon at OBrien Field.

Week 2 results for OVC football teams

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
September 13, 2022
Eastern midfielder Munir Sherali keeps the ball away from an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Men’s soccer coach excited to turn program around

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
September 8, 2022
Players attempt to head a ball during the Sunday afternoon soccer game between the  Panthers and Northern Illinois University Huskies at Lakeside Field. The Panthers lost 2-1 against the Huskies.

Women’s soccer loses first game of season to NIU

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
September 5, 2022
Eastern midfielder Alejandro Lurbe runs by an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Men’s soccer starts the Josh Oakley era

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor
August 31, 2022
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