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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 softball coach Tara Archibald talks to the team during the eighth inning during the first game of a doubleheader against SIUE Wednesday afternoon. The Panthers won the game 6-5 in 11 innings.

Weekend matchups set to shake up OVC softball standings

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor April 28, 2022

The OVC softball regular season is in its final 10 days. Five weekend conference series are set to be played this weekend, with teams looking to solidifying their seeding for the postseason. First-place...

Eastern catcher Lindy Milkowski looks to the dugout and smiles during game two of a doubleheader against Purdue Fort Wayne April 6 at Williams Field. The Panthers won both of the games, 13-8 and 3-2.

Murray State leading OVC softball standings, Eastern slips to seventh

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor April 21, 2022

With three weekend series and a few midweek doubleheaders remaining for each team, the OVC softball season is coming down to the wire. Murray State is still holding on to the top spot in the standings...

2022 Eastern football schedule released

2022 Eastern football schedule released

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor March 24, 2022

The Eastern football team's 2022 schedule was released Thursday, and the slate of opponents for the first season of the Chris Wilkerson era is now set. The Panthers will open the season on the road...

Freshman forward Paul Bizimana shoots a ball at Thursdays mens basketball game against Tennessee Tech at Lantz Arena. Bizimana led with 17 points and had 4 rebounds. The Panthers lost 73-62 to the Golden Eagles.

Panthers suffer home loss to Tennessee Tech Thursday

Ryan Meyer, Men's Basketball Reporter February 11, 2022

The Eastern men’s basketball team lost their third straight game Thursday night to Tennessee Tech despite having three players score in double digits. The Panthers never led in the 73-62 loss, although...

Eastern forward Abby Wahl attempts a shot in the paint in Easterns game against Tennessee Tech on Thursday in Lantz Arena. Wahl had 17 points in the game, which Eastern lost 65-56.

Women’s basketball team has win streak snapped against Tennessee Tech

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

The Eastern women's basketball team lost Thursday for the first time since Jan. 24, falling to Tennessee Tech 65-56. The loss snapped a five-game win streak for the Panthers, whose last loss was also against...

Members of the Eastern womens basketball team celebrate their win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Monday in Lantz Arena. The Panthers beat the Cougars 89-65.

Big games upcoming for OVC women’s basketball teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor February 1, 2022

Nearly every women’s basketball team in the OVC has surpassed the halfway point of the conference season. The top seven teams seemed more or less poised to head to Evansville next month for the OVC...

THROUGH THE LENS: The News year in photos

THROUGH THE LENS: The News’ year in photos

The News December 31, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, the staff of The Daily Eastern News invites you to look back at the year through our lens. January February March April May June July August September   October November December   Happy...

Panther volleyball team returns to road

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter October 20, 2016

The Eastern volleyball team is last in the Ohio Valley Conference standings heading into the weekend, but has an opportunity to turn that around. The Panthers return to action Friday night with...

 Senior shortstop Katie Watson throws the ball to first base for the out March 22. at Williams Field.

Eastern’s bats quiet in four losses

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor March 28, 2016

The Eastern softball team went into the weekend with a perfect 3-0 record in Ohio Valley Conference play, but after a pair of shutouts, a 13-1 loss and a 5-1 loss, the Panthers now have a 3-4 record. The...

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