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

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

The Daily Eastern News

Senior running back Malcolm Agnew runs in untouched for Southern Illinois-Carbondale, giving the Salukis a 28-21 lead in the third quarter over Eastern at OBrien Field Saturday night. Agnew rushed for three touchdowns, as the Panthers lost 38-21 in their home opener.

Eastern loses home opener 38-21

Aldo Soto , Sports Editor September 6, 2014

The Eastern football team took a 21-14 lead into halftime, but Southern Illinois Carbondale rebounded in the last two quarters, outscoring the Panthers 24-0 to win 38-21 Saturday night at O'Brien Field. Senior...

Taylor Duncan runs in for a touchdown for Eastern Saturday against Southern Illinois-Carbondale. The Panthers lead 21-14 at halftime at OBrien Field.

Eastern leads 21-14 at halftime

Aldo Soto , Sports Editor September 6, 2014

Andrew Manley came in with less than two minutes left in the half and led Eastern to a go-ahead touchdown drive, running in for a seven-yard touchdown that gave the Panthers a 21-14 lead over Southern...

Eastern trails 14-0 at halftime

Eastern trails 14-0 at halftime

Aldo Soto , Sports Editor August 28, 2014

Minnesota red-shirt sophomore Mitch Leidner rushed for a two-yard touchdown and threw a 35-yard touchdown pass, leading the Golden Gophers to a 14-0 halftime lead over Eastern Thursday night. Minnesota...

Manley should be man against Minnesota in upcoming game

Anthony Catezone , Managing Editor August 27, 2014

Andrew Manley has been there before. He has faced Minnesota in TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., and he won. In 2011, the current Eastern quarterback was the starting quarterback for New Mexico...

Whitlow should start at quarterback position

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor August 27, 2014

As a sophomore Andrew Manley entered TCF Bank Stadium with only career five starts under his belt. The quarterback left his sixth start with a win over Minnesota of the Big Ten Conference, a big deal...

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