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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

Zaria Flippin

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor

Zaria Flippin is a junior sports media relations major. This is her first year at The News.

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Mens basketball senior guard Tiger Booker attempts to shot a basket during the basketball game against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Tuesday evening, Feb 27, 2024 at Groniger Arena 
The Panthers won 84-79.

There’s a Tiger on the loose

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
February 28, 2024
Junior guard/forward Kyndall Davis (10) and senior guard Tiger Booker (11) share a court together four years later after their time at Bogan High School.

Goodie boys reunite at EIU

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
January 29, 2024
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
Safety Blake Ruffin (4) throws up his hand in excitement after successfully tackling a Sycamore player. The Panthers won 27-0 against the Sycamores Thursday night.

Ruffin named FCS All-American

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
December 13, 2023
Head Volleyball Coach Sara Thomas speaks to each of her seniors impact on her and the team for this season during the after-game press conference for their first NCAA tournament appearance since 2001. Thomas said she will sad to see some players who have been with her since she started coaching at Eastern leave this year.

EIU eliminated from NCAA tournament

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
November 30, 2023
Redshirt freshman running back MJ Flowers (20) walks off the field at the end of the game after scoring four touchdowns which helped the panthers win over Tennessee State Tigers saturday afternoon.

Flowers named Freshman All-American

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
November 28, 2023
Following an investigation, the mens swim team is suspended for the fall semester.

EIU hazing reports confirmed

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
November 14, 2023
Redshirt sophomore Blake Ruffin (left) and graduate wide receiver Justin Thomas (right) pose at practice on Sunday afternoon at O’Brien Field.

A tale of two 4s

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor
September 18, 2023
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