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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

Eastern guard Kejuan Clements (right) guards an opponent in a game against Rockford on Nov. 18 in Lantz Arena. Clements had 12 points and 7 assists in the game, which Eastern won 96-64.

Men’s basketball team loses to Evansville at home

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 28, 2021

The Eastern men's basketball team returned home Sunday afternoon, losing to Evansville 70-54 in Lantz Arena.  It is the third-straight loss for the Panthers, who are now 1-6 on the season.  The...

Junior guard Lariah Washington put up a shot at the women’s basketball game Saturday at Lantz Areana. Washinton led the team with 25 points. The Panthers won 85-74 to the Purple Aces in a double overtime.

Panthers win double-overtime thriller against Evansville

Will Simmons, Women's Basketball Reporter November 20, 2021

An 85-74 win in double overtime Saturday night, extends the Eastern women’s basketball team’s streak to 3-0. The Panthers finished strong in the second overtime outscoring Evansville 15-4 to win by...

Eastern freshman Emma Ballantyne competes in the 1000 yard freestyle in a meet against Ball State on Oct. 29 at Padovan Pool. The women’s swimming team lost the meet 174-84.

Panthers compete in A3 Performance Invite

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The Eastern men's and women's swimming teams competed in the A3 Performance Invite Thursday through Saturday, with the women placing fourth and men placing fifth.  The event, held in Carbondale, featured...

Column: Men’s soccer needs to fix its offense sooner rather than later

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor September 3, 2019

Kiki Lara necessarily focused a big portion of the offseason toward making the men’s soccer team a new, improved and hopefully more productive offensive threat. Lara, the head coach, and his players...

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Shady Omar tries to retrieve the ball out of midair as a defender grabs him during the Eastern men’s soccer team’s 2-1 loss to Valparaiso in October 2018 at Lakeside Field.

Men’s soccer loses first two matches to start the season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter September 2, 2019

The men’s soccer team went 0-2 this weekend in its first two games of the season, losing the season-opener 3-1 to Evansville and losing 3-0 to Xavier Monday. Against Evansville Aug. 30, Eastern started...

Men’s soccer team looking to improve offense, ready for season opener

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor August 29, 2019

Saint Louis erected a roadblock in the Eastern men’s soccer team’s path toward an improved offense this season by shutting Eastern out 3-0 in an exhibition match Aug. 19. Being an exhibition match,...

Women’s soccer team finishes exhibition play with win over Evansville

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter August 18, 2019

Evansville forward Sophia Rodil swung her leg back and then forward to strike the ball in pendulum-like fashion, but it deflected off of the scoreboard as part of yet another empty drive for the Aces...

Panther swimmers prepare for Saturday

Adam Shay, Swim Reporter January 11, 2018

After two weeks of practice, the Eastern men and women’s swim team are preparing for Saturday as they travel to Evansville, Indiana, for their first meet of 2018.  The Panther swimmers returned to...

Eastern swim teams set to host Valparaiso

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor November 4, 2015

After posting multiple in season best times last weekend at Evansville, the Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will have another chance to improve this weekend when they host Valparaiso Saturday. The...

Depth to be key for swim teams at Evansville

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor October 28, 2015

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim team will dive back into competition this weekend for the first time in two weeks when they swim at Evansville. The Panthers started their season when they...

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