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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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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.

Mundelein natives become teammates at Eastern

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor January 19, 2024

Senior pitcher Jonathon Hanscom and senior infielder Andrew Schroeder are both from Mundelein, Illinois. They grew up playing baseball together, and after two years at different colleges, they are...

Easterns baseball team bump fists after the game against Illinois Wesleyan University at Coaches Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

EIU baseball to play Saint Xavier Wednesday

Autumn Schulz and April 18, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team will take on non-conference opponent Saint Xavier Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Coaches Stadium. Record: 3-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference and 19-13 overall. Cougar’s...

The Eastern Illinois baseball team celebrating a walk-off 7-6 win in game two of a doubleheader over Little Rock while Trojan head coach Chris Curry argues with the umpires about a call that was overturned at first base Saturday afternoon. The Panthers won their first OVC series of the season.

‘I’ve never seen that happen before,’ Anderson said after walk-off win against Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 15, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team won its first Ohio Valley Conference series of the season over Little Rock in a walk-off fashion by redshirt junior third basemen Kolten Poorman Saturday afternoon at...

The Eastern Illinois baseball dropped its first game 4-3 of a three-game series to Ohio Valley Conference opponent Little Rock, Arkansas.

Conklin has solid performance despite loss to Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Sophomore right-hander Tyler Conklin threw 7.1 innings, allowing four hits and four runs, tying his season high of seven strikeouts in Friday’s 4-3 loss to Little Rock at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers...

At the end of the game, the Eastern Illinois University Panthers had a 17 point lead against Illinois Wesleyan University at Coaches Stadium.

EIU baseball continues home game stint against Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team will look to improve its Ohio Valley Conference standings this weekend against third place Little Rock with a three-game series starting on Friday at 3 p.m. at Coaches...

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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...

The Eastern Illinois University baseball team comes out of the dugout to celebrate with fellow players after their win against the Arkansas State Razorbacks at Baum-Walker Stadium

EIU baseball to start OVC games Friday at home

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 22, 2023

The Eastern baseball team has not played any Ohio Valley Conference games so far this season, but it is gearing up for the start of OVC games this Friday at 3 p.m.  The Panthers will take on UT Martin...

Morehead State, Austin Peay baseball teams flaunt big wins early on

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 20, 2019

Eastern’s baseball team has a lot of ground to make up early on in the conference standings. The Panthers currently are tied for seventh place with a 2-4 OVC record, but the last place team (Eastern...

Junior Jimmy Govern connects on a pitch in the Panthers’ win Friday over Morehead State at Coaches Stadium. Eastern dropped the series to the Eagles, losing the second and third game.

Eastern drops series to Morehead State

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter April 29, 2018

After a promising start to the series with an 11th-inning walk-off victory, the Eastern baseball team failed to come out on top for the rest of the weekend. The Panthers had a thrilling first game against...

Junior Jimmy Huber hits a double off the right field wall to drive in Joe Duncan to make the score 9-0 in the second inning in Easterns 15-6 win Wednesday at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers have a three-game series this weekend with Morehead State at home.

Baseball team hosts Morehead State

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter April 26, 2018

The Eastern baseball team has found its stride offensively and will try to keep it going against some tougher Ohio Valley Conference competition. The Panthers host Morehead State for another three-game...

Junior Spenser Dexter pitches the ball Tuesday in Eastern’s 14-11 win over Saint Louis at Coaches Stadium. Eastern hit seven home runs in the win. The Panthers host Robert Morris Wednesday at Coaches Stadium.

Home run ball leads baseball team to win

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter April 24, 2018

Not many baseball teams or fans want to witness the first two innings of a college baseball game take nearly an hour.  Unless that hour includes six home runs.  And luckily for Eastern fans, it...

Eastern hopes to carry momentum against EKU

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter April 19, 2018

Coming off a 17-13 win against Illinois State, the Eastern baseball team looks to move up the OVC rankings in a weekend conference series against Eastern Kentucky. The Panthers have been improving as...

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