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Portis breaks track record at Drake Relays

April 29, 2018

Senior Brion Portis broke the school triple jump record over the weekend, leaping 41 feet, 10 inches at the Drake Relays Saturday. Portis placed sixth overall in the event, and she beat the previous school...

Track, field headed to Western Kentucky

Eastern sophomore Cedric Johnson runs the 110-meter hurdles on March 30 at the EIU Big Blue classic at O’Brien Field. Johnson ran the event in 15.85 seconds and placed in 5th.
April 5, 2018

Inclement weather expected over the weekend forced the Eastern track and field team to head to Western Kentucky on Friday instead of its scheduled meet at Indiana State. A forecast of snow has pushed...

Record broken in Aker’s last home meet

Eastern track and field coach Tom Akers leads the honorary walk around the track for his last home meet as coach Friday at O’Brien Field. The women’s track team placed third and the men’s team finished second in the EIU Big Blue Classic.
April 1, 2018

Eastern junior Pedra Hicks setting the school record in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:00.35 on Friday in the EIU Big Blue Classic, that was real. The men’s track and field team placing second...

Eastern track to start outdoor season at Carbondale

March 22, 2018

A long lay off and time to reflect on the indoor season has Eastern track and field ready to begin the outdoor season this weekend. The team competed well throughout the indoor season as the men’s...

Track and field set to host OVC championship Friday

February 22, 2018

The indoor track and field season reaches an end, as the Ohio Valley Conference Championship meet is Friday in Lantz Fieldhouse. On Feb. 16 at the Eastern Friday Night Special, the team built some good...

Knapp sets Eastern high jump indoor record

January 16, 2018

Saturday’s track and field meet was highlighted by senior high jumper Haleigh Knapp setting the Eastern indoor record in the high jump with a height of 1.83 meters. The previous record, also held by...

Transfer Student Pedra Hicks ready for indoor season

December 7, 2017

The Eastern track team took a slight blow as they lost a handful of star athletes this season, but Eastern did add a few new competitors that will look to fill in the holes and compete at a high level....

Eastern track welcoming new talent

December 7, 2017

The Eastern track and field team will head for the starting line to kick off the 2018 season, with five teams expected to compete for the Early Bird track tournament at Lantz Field House Friday. As the...

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