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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

Head football coach Wilkerson hugs defensive back Mark Aitken for being selected as one of the football captains by his teammates on Saturday afternoon on the OBrien Field.

‘I’m really excited,’ Wilkerson says entering new conference

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor August 22, 2023

Eastern football has new opponents this season, and this is just the beginning of the combination between the Big South Conference and the Ohio Valley Conference. In February 2022, the Big South...

OVC, Big South joining together in football alliance

OVC, Big South joining together in football alliance

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor February 22, 2022

The OVC has announced a move that will add some stability to its football programs going forward. On Tuesday, the OVC and the Big South Conference announced an association of their football programs...

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