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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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Eastern midfielder Munir Sherali keeps the ball away from an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Men’s soccer coach excited to turn program around

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor September 8, 2022

The new men's soccer coach, Josh Oakley, is happy he has returned to Eastern and has hopes to make the program what it once was. Oakley, a Mattoon native, is excited to be home and to bring his experiences...

The Eastern mens soccer team huddles before taking the field for the second half against Green Bay Tuesday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Phoenix played to a 1-1 tie.

Last season recap for men’s soccer

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor August 22, 2022

With two pre-season games now behind them, the Eastern men’s soccer team will open their regular season on the road on Thursday. The Panthers will take on Green Bay Thursday evening at 7 p.m. while...

Eastern midfielder Alejandro Lurbe runs by an opponent in a match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Updating Summit League men’s soccer standings, stats

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

The men's soccer teams of the Summit League will soon be heading into the third week of conference play.  Every Summit League but Omaha and Western Illinois has played two conference matches, and more...

Henderlong is seen here delivering her speech about surviving an alleged sexual assault at the hands of an Eastern baseball player in 2017.

Former EIU soccer player alleges sexual assault against former Eastern baseball player

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief April 30, 2020

Editors note: This is a developing story, we will continue to update it as more information becomes available.  Update 2 p.m. Friday: In statements made to The Daily Eastern News on Friday, both Eastern...

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