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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

Alex Stout about to release his hammer at track meet

STAFF PICKS: Hardest event in track and field

Sports Staff January 17, 2024

The Sports Staff shared what event they think is the hardest in track and field.   Zaria Flippin (Sports Editor): Shot put I think shot put is the most difficult event in track and field. Shot...

Theo Paxton runs in the mens 1500 meters and places in first with a time of 4:24.77 at the EIU Big Blue Classic event at O’Brien Field Saturday.

Track and field hosts first meet of 2024

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter January 13, 2024

In all of school history, Eastern track and field has sent four athletes to the Olympics. One of these four has been honored for the past 10 years at Eastern’s premier track meet. The namesake...

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