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

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

The Daily Eastern News

Notebook: Belmont, Cougars currently lead OVC standings

Blake Faith, Baseball Reporter March 10, 2020

In the OVC, Belmont and Southern Illinois Edwardsville currently lead the standing each undefeated in conference play. Although Belmont is first in the conference, Southern Illinois Edwardsville leads...

Baseball scores 12 runs in road win

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief March 10, 2020

Eastern’s baseball team scored seven ninth inning runs in its 12-4 win over Arkansas Pine-Bluff Tuesday. The Panthers went into the ninth inning leading the Golden Lions 5-3 but blew the game wide...

Will Klein completes his follow through and lets his pitch fly toward the batter. Eastern lost 6-3 to Northwestern State on the road Sunday.

Panthers win one against Northwestern State, lose series finale Sunday

Vince Lovergine, Baseball Reporter March 2, 2020

While this weekend may not show for it in terms of wins, the Eastern baseball team still finds itself in good standing. The Panthers played Northwestern State on the road for a three-game series, dropping...

Eastern baseball team has tough weekend at Arkansas

Vince Lovergine, Baseball Reporter February 16, 2020

Going up against one of the country’s best, seventh-ranked University of Arkansas, the Eastern baseball team ran into some problems to open the 2020 season. The season opened Friday with junior Will...

Eastern’s Christian Pena celebrates after hitting a home run in Eastern’s 10-9 loss to Southeast Missouri Sunday at Coaches Field. Eastern is now 5-5 in conference play.

Eastern baseball loses in extra innings in OVC home opener

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter March 31, 2019

The Panthers fell to Southeast Missouri 10-9 in the 10th inning during Eastern’s OVC home opener Sunday. Sophomore Tyler Wilber hit the go-ahead home run for the Redhawks (14-12, 4-6 OVC) in the top...

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Eastern senior Tyler Jones fires a pitch in an Eastern game last spring. Eastern travels to play Tennessee Tech for three games this weekend.

Baseball continues conference play against Tennessee Tech Friday

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Baseball Reporter March 21, 2019

The Eastern baseball team hits the road this weekend for a three-game series with OVC foe Tennessee Tech. The Panthers (8-11, 2-4 OVC) got the day off on Wednesday after their matchup with Evansville...

Baseball team in fifth place of OVC standings

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter March 7, 2018

After two weeks of play, the Eastern baseball team has been playing better than past years, as they have a 5-5 record, placing them in the top half of the OVC. Out of the 11 teams in the OVC, the Panthers...

Former player surprised by Schmitz’s dismissal

Derrin Coad, Staff Reporter May 25, 2015

Recently fired Eastern baseball coach Jim Schmitz knew of his dim future with the Panthers since last summer, but his players say it did not affect the way he coached the team this season. Dane...

Baseball adds 9 to 2016 recruiting class

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor December 9, 2014

The Eastern baseball team signed nine players for its 2016 roster, which includes three pitchers and six position players. The three pitchers who committed to Eastern are Cole Berry, Michael McCormick...

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