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

Ky Matthews-Hampton, a graduate right handed pitcher, throws to Butler University during the baseball game against at Coaches Stadium Sunday afternoon. The Panthers lost 6-5, and are now 15-8 in season play.

Baseball loses fourth series of season against Butler

Sofia Turek, Baseball Reporter April 3, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team failed to come back against Butler as it lost 6-5 and 2-0 in a doubleheader at Coaches Stadium Sunday afternoon.  The Panthers are now 15-9 overall and 1-2 in Ohio...

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Eastern athletics announces schedule changes for baseball

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

The Eastern athletics department announced Friday that the Eastern baseball team will travel to Butler for a single game on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. due to inclement weather in the area. The Panthers were...

Butler files lawsuit against police, lawyer speaks

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief February 14, 2020

The night that changed everything  The Eastern swim team was a day removed from a  fifth place finish in the Summit League Championships. The team’s bus was bringing them back to campus in Charleston,...

Senior Dustin Wilson pitches the ball Tuesday against Butler at Coaches Stadium. Wilson gave up two runs in one innng pitched in Eastern’s 6-3 loss to Butler. The Panthers host Illinois State in a make-up game at Coaches Stadium at 3 p.m.

Four-run inning downs baseball team

Tom O'Connor, Baseball Reporter April 17, 2018

Through four shutout innings, freshman Blake Malatestinic provided the momentum for a third win in the past four games. But a four-run seventh inning for Butler, marked by three singles and a double,...

Panther outfielder Mia Davis throws the ball back to the infield during a game against Belmont of Saturday. Davis’ bat helped lead Eastern to a two-game sweep over the Bruins.

Eastern hosts Butler in home opener

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor March 27, 2018

Right now, Eastern’s softball team has five players batting over .300, two pitchers in double digit wins and senior Jessica Wireman has a sub 2.00 ERA. Everything is clicking for the team right now...

Freshman Gloria Gonzales swims the women’s 200-yard freestyle in the Panthers meet against Lewis Oct. 13 at the Padovan Pool. Gonzales came in fourth with a 2:06.29 finish.

Panthers prepared for Saturday’s meet

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter October 25, 2017

After a weekend’s rest, the Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams host Western and Butler on Saturday in hopes of continuing their win streaks. The Panthers have had two weeks of practice and have...

Members of the Eastern swim teams cheer on their teammates as they compete in their race. Eastern is 2-0 to start the season after a win against Lewis. Eastern has the weekend off from competition.

Eastern, Western used to close meets

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter October 18, 2017

The Eastern men and women’s swim team are on a two-meet win streak as they prepare for their meet against Western and Butler on Oct. 28. Over the past few years, the Panthers have lost to Western in...

Redshirt junior Josie Winner along with teammates and fans celebrate a point during a match agaisnt Butler on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost 3-2, Winner finished with seven kills, an ace and two blocks.

Young volleyball team finding its way

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter September 5, 2016

  After two more losses to start the weekend tournament in Memphis, the Panthers were 0-6 with one game left and one more chance to find that first win of the season. They responded in convincing...

Smith brings one year of experience to help Panthers

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor August 30, 2016

There is not one senior on the Eastern volleyball team, which means players are looking for guidance from younger teammates, including sophomore Taylor Smith and junior Maria Brown. Red-shirt junior...

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