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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.

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Redshirt junior infielder Dylan Drumke prepares to bat at the EIU baseball game in Coaches Stadium on Sunday.

EIU splits doubleheader with USI

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 25, 2024

Eastern split a doubleheader against the University of Southern Indiana on Thursday at Coaches Stadium, winning game one 4-2 and losing game two 8-1.   Junior right-hander Casey Perrenoud went...

Redshirt junior outfield Dylan Drumke gets a run to first after hitting outfield at the game against Bradley University Tuesday

EIU baseball loses to non-D1 opponent for first time since 2019

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

Eastern lost their final game of the homestand to the Saint Xavier University Cougars on Wednesday at Coaches Stadium by a score of 4-2.   The loss marks the first time Eastern lost to a non-Division...

Junior outfielder Quade Peters swinging and hitting the ball during Easterns game against Bradley University on Tuesday,

EIU beats Bradley in shortened game

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

Eastern fought the elements to get a rain-shortened 14-9 win over the Bradley Braves on Tuesday at Coaches Stadium.  The game went back and forth until the bottom of the third inning when the Panthers...

Senior infielder Andrew Schroeder throws a ball during baseball practice in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. Schroeder appeared in three games during the 2023 season and finished with a .750 average.

EIU pitchers struggle against SEMO

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter March 22, 2024

Eastern lost their first game of Ohio Valley Conference play on Friday, dropping game one of a three game series against the Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) Redhawks 20-13 Friday afternoon at Coaches Stadium. The...

Easterns mens baseball team practices in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening. The teams first game will be against the Florida A&M Rattlers on Feb. 16 in Tallahassee at Bragg Memorial Stadium at Florida A&Ms campus.

Panthers blow out Lions in 20 run game

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter March 19, 2024

Eastern scored 20 runs on 17 hits in a 20-9 non-conference win over the Lindenwood University Lions Tuesday afternoon at Coaches Stadium. The Lions threw poor pitches to the Panther hitters as Eastern...

Softball practice Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse, preparing for softball season to start the first game is Feb 23, 2024

Panthers of the Week: Dylan Drumke, McKenzie Oslanzi

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor March 17, 2024

The male Panther of the Week is going to Dylan Drumke from the baseball team. The redshirt junior outfielder from Libertyville recorded a grand slam home run against the University of Dayton on Saturday...

Mens Baseball team infield senior Cade Zalewski, plays against Bellarmine at  Coaches Stadium on March 12, 2024.

Panthers lose to Flyers in first game of series

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter March 15, 2024

The Panthers dropped game one of a three game series against the University of Dayton Flyers, 9-6 on Friday afternoon at Coaches Stadium.  Going into the eighth inning, the Panthers had a 6-3 lead thanks...

Mens Baseball team players stand in the dugout at home against Bellarmine at Coaches Stadium on March 12, 2024. Eastern beat Bellarmine 9-4 Tuesday afternoon.

EIU baseball wins home opener

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter March 12, 2024

The Panthers scored early and often to win their home opener against Bellarmine University 9-4 on Tuesday afternoon at Coaches Stadium.  Eastern, who started the season with 13 straight road games, finally...

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