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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

Cole Hoover (right), a graduate assistant for the Eastern football team, talks to Jack Valente (66), a sophomore offensive lineman, before the start of the Alumni Social Spring Game on April 23 at OBrien Field.

Hoover continuing family legacy with EIU football

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor April 27, 2022

Filling the stands at O’Brien field each fall to see the Eastern football team take on its opponents each fall is a seemingly ordinary act for many. But, for Cole Hoover, O’Brien Field represents a...

Baseball coach using past experience to lead young team

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter December 7, 2015

The Eastern baseball team has a new coach. Jason Anderson was brought on as head coach this year after serving as the team’s pitching coach the previous three seasons. Anderson has had a storied...

Members of the Eastern mens soccer team huddle up before their final game of the season against Omaha on Saturday. The Panthers finished with a 1-5 record in Summit League conference play.

Men’s soccer team falls short of expectations

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter November 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s soccer team came into this season with a new coach, and plenty of optimism as there was hope of improving on a previous three win season. Now the season has officially come to a...

Men’s soccer coach passion leads to success

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter October 19, 2015

Eastern men’s soccer coach Kiki Lara holds a passion for soccer stronger than most passions people have for anything in their life. Lara was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico, which is where his...

Mens tennis coach, Sam Kercheval speaks with senior players Rui Silva (left) and Ryan Henderson (right) during practice last Wednesday at Darling Courts.

Kercheval pursues degree while coaching

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor October 12, 2015

Sam Kercheval came to Eastern to coach the men’s tennis team, but he is also pursuing his master’s degree in sports administration at Eastern. Kercheval said Eastern was a great fit for him to get...

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