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

Jonah OBrien, a redshirt sophomore quarterback, runs through hole found in the University of Tennessee- Chattanooga Mocs defensive line during the fourth quarterthe Panthers first home game of the 2022 season on Saturday evening at OBrien Field. The Panthers lost 38-20 to the Mocs. OBrien completed 18-of-28 pass attempts, passing for a total of 183 yards with 2 touchdowns.

Wilkerson, Spack to reunite at the 110th Mid-America Classic

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

The eighth longest rivalry between non-Ivy League FCS football teams is set for the 2022 season as the Eastern football team will travel to Normal, Illinois Saturday night to face off against Illinois...

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...

Panthers end fall schedule on high note

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter November 4, 2019

After a week off, the Eastern men’s tennis team concluded its fall season schedule, and the extra time paid dividends. The Panthers competed in two matches, splitting up the team at the Chattanooga...

Men’s tennis team successful at Illinois State

Parker Valentine, Tennis Reporter November 6, 2017

The Eastern men’s tennis team completed its fall invitational schedule over the weekend. The Panthers competed in the Redbird Invitational at Illinois State on Friday and Saturday. The Redbird invite...

Football team facing perfect opportunity for turnaround

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter September 14, 2017

It is family weekend, the first home game of the season, and time for one of the biggest in-state rivalries. There is no better time or opportunity than Saturday afternoon for the Eastern football team...

Redshirt senior safety Tray Mitchell breaks a Northern tackle and tries to stiff arm another player on his punt return in the Panthers’ 38-10 loss. Eastern hosts Illinois State this weekend for its home opener.

Eastern set for big game with Redbirds

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor September 14, 2017

It is not an Ohio Valley Conference matchup, but it is the battle for the Mid America Classic Trophy between two in-state rivals, Eastern and Illinois State. Eastern had a let-down game last week and...

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