The Daily Eastern News

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, carrying on it swimmers who had just combined for 20 top-16 finishes to end their season. The night...

Four-run inning downs baseball team

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.

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, would syphon out this efficiency in a 6-3 Eastern loss in which neither team scored the first four inning...

Eastern hosts Butler in home opener

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.

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 at 24-8; just do not tell them that. The Panthers host Butler Wednesday at Williams Field to make...

Panthers prepared for Saturday’s meet

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.

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 been working hard in preparation for their upcoming meet.  The beginning of the week was more vigorous; ...

Eastern, Western used to close meets

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.

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 individual meets as well as the House of Champions. However, what the Panthers have going for them t...

Young volleyball team finding its way

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.

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 fashion by taking advantage of another winless team in Jackson State. Eastern finished its...

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 Josie Winner is the oldest player on the team, but still has only two years of experience coming into...

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