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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

Eastern outside hitter Elisavet Papageoriou winds up for a kill attempt in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Papageorgiou had 4 block assists and 5 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

OVC volleyball standings solidifying

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

With less than a month left in conference season for the OVC volleyball teams, the standings are taking substantive shape. All 10 teams have played 11 or 12 conference matches so far, with a few midweek...

Eastern goalkeeper Faith Davies kicks the ball to her left in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Davies had 4 saves in the match, which Eastern lost 2-0.

Panthers drop home match 2-0 to SIUE

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter October 19, 2021

Eastern suffered a 2-0 loss on Tuesday to SIUE in their make-up match against the Cougars. With one match left to go in the regular season, the Panthers will look to pick up a few more valuable points...

Eastern forward/midfielder Niondina Nystrom kicks the ball upfield in a match against Chicago State on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern won the match by a score of 1-0.

OVC women’s soccer in action Thursday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

As conference play continues for the women's soccer teams of the OVC, eight of the conference's nine teams will be in action Thursday.  There are four OVC matches on the schedule, with only Southeast...

Eastern outside hitter Kylie Michael connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Michael had 7 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Conference play continuing for OVC volleyball teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The volleyball teams of the OVC are getting deeper into conference play.  Most of the conference now has five matches under their belts, with a few teams having played four matches in OVC play. Only...

Analysis: Men’s basketball struggled against resurging Austin Peay

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter March 6, 2020

EVANSVILLE,IND- Easterns men’s basketball team dug themselves into a deep 19-2 hole to begin the first half against Austin Peay and failed to recover until late in the second half. That and the Governors...

Eastern loses 76-65 to Austin Peay in the quarterfinals, season ends

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor March 6, 2020

It seemed like, from the tip, that Austin Peay had a clear vendetta against the Eastern men’s basketball team. It seemed like the Governors took out all their anger of losing 83-80 to Eastern in Lantz...

Eastern, Austin Peay clash in quarterfinals Thursday night

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor March 5, 2020

If recent history is any indication, Eastern’s men’s basketball team and Austin Peay should put on a great show Thursday evening in the quarterfinals of the OVC Tournament. Eastern lost by four...

Analysis: Eastern made important plays in win

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor February 23, 2020

It looked like a heavyweight boxing match between top contenders, with one team landing a blow as the other returned the favor just seconds after. Eastern head coach Matt Bollant certainly thought...

Panthers show OVC tournament potential

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2020

The Eastern men’s basketball team squared off with Austin Peay on Saturday at Lantz Arena, and the Governors came with two of the top scorers in the conference, junior Terry Taylor and freshman Jordyn...

Litwiller makes free throws late to give women’s basketball team win over Austin Peay

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor February 23, 2020

With 1.6 seconds left on the clock, freshman Morgan Litwiller hit two free throws after being fouled on a second-chance opportunity to put Eastern (17-10, 11-5 OVC) ahead by one and collect a 73-72 win...

Men’s basketball team completes sweep of top OVC teams, defeats Austin Peay 83-80

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter February 22, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team flipped the script on the momentum of their OVC tournament chances for the second straight game.  Eastern defeated first-place Austin Peay in an 83-80 overtime win...

Men’s basketball falls late to Austin Peay, now 0-6 in road OVC games

Vince Lovergine, Men's Basketball Reporter February 1, 2020

It seems evident that the Eastern men’s basketball team struggles away from home, but these last two games would say otherwise based on their performances. Eastern is now only 3-10 on the road, after...

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