The Daily Eastern News

Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

May 19, 2019

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the blocks, seeing as how he runs middle distance events for the Eastern Track and Field program. Also a member of Eastern’s men’s cross country...

Eastern cross country teams wrap up regular season

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

October 22, 2017

It is the end of the regular season for the men and women of Eastern’s cross-country teams. With the Illini Open, which took place this Friday, in the books, the moment the team has been preparing for has arrived: the OVC Championship meet. There were only a handful of runners sent to represent...

Eastern Cross Country hungry for another great season

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

August 22, 2017

The Eastern men and women’s cross country teams are looking to continue to compete at the highest level this season, and repeat the success both sides had last season. The men’s team and women’s team ended their season on a variety of high notes. Both teams earned team academic honors with cum...

Cross-country season in full swing

Alex Hartman, Cross-Country Reporter

September 18, 2016

With two meets for the Panther cross-country team in the books, the season for Eastern and the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference is in full swing. The conference is looking contested this year with Eastern Kentucky leading the men’s side, and Southeast Missouri and Eastern leading the women’s...

Baldwin a key team asset

Kaitlin Cordes, Cross Country Reporter

September 6, 2016

Junior Maria Baldwin has not only proven herself throughout her years at Eastern on the cross-country course, but she has solidified herself as a key asset to the team, and it showed in her performance at the season opener. Baldwin placed first overall in the women’s five-kilometer race last Friday...

Cross country teams outrun competition

Senior Tyler Yunk runs the final stretch of the EIU Walt Crawford Open. Yunk was the top Eastern men’s finisher.

Alex Hartman, Cross Country Reporter

September 6, 2016

The season opener for the Eastern cross country team at the EIU Walt Crawford Open last Friday was a resounding success with both the men’s and women’s teams winning team titles with total scores of 33 and 17 respectively. The second and third place teams for the men’s side were Southern Illino...

Cross Country teams anticipate successful season

Kaitlin Cordes and Alex Hartman

August 24, 2016

The men's and women's cross country team is looking to have a banner season this fall with last year's stand-outs leading the way. The season opens at the EIU Walt Crawford Open on Friday Sept. 2 at 5:30 p.m. The meet will be held on the Eastern’s Panther Trail. Senior Riley McInerney has a chance...

Fall sports getting underway

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

August 18, 2016

  The new school year brings the start of Eastern’s fall sport seasons. The Eastern football team, volleyball team, men’s soccer team, women’s soccer team and men’s and women’s cross country teams’ seasons will all begin in the next week. After a second-place Ohio Valley C...

Midwest regional up next for cross country

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

The men and women’s cross country teams return to action this weekend for the Midwest Regional beginning Thursday and hosted by Kansas at Rim Rock Farm. The men’s team heads into the regional ranked 15th. Prior to this season, Eastern had not been ranked in the Men’s U.S. Track & Field and...

Cross country to wear pink for breast cancer

Kaitlin Cordes, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The Eastern cross country team sets out to conquer the Bradley “Pink” Classic on Friday Oct. 16 at 3 p.m. at the Newman Golf Course in Peoria. The third annual Bradley “Pink” Classic will honor those affected by breast cancer. All of the runners’ bib numbers will be pink, and the athletes...

McInerney finishes second at ISU Invite

The Men's Cross Country team start off the race September 5, 2014  on the Panther Trail. The team took 2nd place at the EIU Walt Crawford race.

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor

September 14, 2015

Eastern men’s cross country junior Riley McInerney placed second Friday night at the Country Financial Illinois State Invitational. McInerney finished with a time of 24 minutes and 41.7 seconds in the 8K course. This comes last week after McInerney finished in first place at the EIU Walt Crawford...

Cross Country looks to continue success at ISU

Kristen Rohrer runs ahead of Mallory Tharp of Lincoln College in the women's portion of the Walt Crawford Invitational on Friday on the Panther Trail.

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2015

The Eastern men’s and women’s cross country teams will try to continue its recent success at the Illinois State Invite on Friday. The Panthers won both races last week at home, which is the only time they will have a home meet this season. Expected runners for the Panthers women’s team include...

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