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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

Lilli Amettis and Christina Martinez Mundo both dive for the ball during a match against Missouri Baptist Monday afternoon in Sister City Park. Amettis and Martinez Mundo lost in 3 sets with the the Panthers losing to the Spartans 3-2.

Beach volleyball plays its first ever home match

Zaria Flippin, Beach Volleyball Reporter March 7, 2023

The Eastern beach volleyball team  lost its home opener against Missouri Baptist 3-2 Monday afternoon at Sister City Park. This was the first-ever home beach volleyball match for the Panthers. The...

Sara Thomas, the volleyball coach, poses for a picture.

2 daughters, 2 teams, 1 woman

Han Byer and Ashanti Thomas March 1, 2023

 “Yes I can and watch me.” That is what Eastern head volleyball coach, Sara Thomas, says to those who think being a single, working mom can stop you from doing what you want to do. Thomas, who...

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Beach volleyball added for Spring 2022

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor August 23, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team will start spending its spring semesters on the beach starting next semester. It was announced back on Aug. 6 that a beach volleyball program would be added to Eastern athletics,...

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