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

Eastern forward Abby Wahl defends an opponent at the top of the key in a game against Lindenwood on Nov. 9 in Lantz Arena. Wahl had 6 points and 3 rebounds in the game, which Eastern won 86-30.

Panthers win 1st road game of season

Jonas Engelhart, Women's Basketball Reporter November 17, 2021

The Eastern’s women’s basketball team collected another win in their second game of the season as they won 64-55 against Indiana State in Terre Haut on Wednesday night. It was a close game throughout...

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Harry Woodbery starts to cock his arm back to make a pass attempt downfield. Eastern lost 16-6 to Indiana State Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Eastern’s offense believes it can bounce back from rough start

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief September 25, 2019

The Eastern football team struggled on offense so far this season, and that may be putting it mildly. Nineteen points in four games, last in the conference in points and yards, just two touchdowns and...

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Austin Johnson attempting to tackle the ballcarrier in Indiana State’s 16-6 win over Eastern Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Eastern’s defense plays well in Eastern’s loss to Indiana State

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief September 22, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — The Eastern football team scored just 19 points in four games this season. It scored just six points in a 16-6 loss to Indiana State Saturday in yet another anemic showing by an offensive...

Eastern players celebrate a turnover in the Panthers 16-6 loss to Indiana State on Saturday.

Column: Eastern’s offense needs to utilize more smaller, shorter routes

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor September 21, 2019

TERRE HAUTE, Ind.- Eastern’s offense and Indiana State’s offense both ran, literally, into the same problem in Eastern’s 16-6 loss to the Sycamores Saturday. The difference was that the Sycamores...

Eastern senior Jessica Wireman throws a pitch in the Panthers 2-0 win over Indiana State Thursday at Williams Field. Wireman threw a complete game shutout to pick up her 12th win of the season and worked her way out of a bases-loaded jam in the sixth inning.

Eastern beats Indiana State 2-0

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2018

Eastern senior pitcher Jessica Wireman threw five innings of no-hit softball and for a while it looked like she was going to cruise unscathed in the Panthers’ 2-0 win over Indiana State on Thursday at...

Redshirt senior Jake Haberer fires a pitch in the top of the fourth inning in the Eastern baseball team’s 10-8 loss to Indiana State Tuesday at Coaches Stadium. Haberer pitched 2.1 innings and gave up four runs.

Walks take down baseball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Baseball Reporter March 20, 2018

Trouble at the mound for the Eastern baseball team gave Indiana State the opportunity to snatch the midweek game from the Panthers after the Sycamores handed them a 10-8 loss Tuesday. Coach Jason Anderson...

Women’s basketball hosts Indiana State

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor November 2, 2017

When new Eastern women’s basketball coach Matt Bollant heard the Panthers’ men’s team was hosting a game for charity against the University of Illinois on Friday, he knew he had to get in on the...

Football team appears flat in loss

Maher Kawash, Football Reporter September 10, 2017

DeKalb—­The Panthers have just looked flat as one of their only good drives in two games was the one at the end of the Indiana State matchup that led to victory. That game-winning drive that saw the...

Junior running back Isaiah Johnson recieves the handoff from quarterback Mitch Kimble Thursday at Memorial Stadium in Terre Haute, Ind. Johnson rushed for 66 yards on 15 attempts and a touchdown in the Panthers’ 22-20 season-opening victory.

COLUMN: Avoid confrontations with two-minute drill

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor September 5, 2017

Every team practices it, every team dreams of executing a game winning drive, and yet not all come through. Whether it is exciting to watch, or just adding fuel to an already high stress level, the two-minute...

Quarterback Mitch Kimble delivers the game-winning pass during the fourth quarter of the Panthers’ 22-20 win over the Indiana State Sycamores at Memorial Stadium.

Special teams a sneaky component in Eastern win

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor August 31, 2017

Football’s most famous and regurgitated saying, “defense wins championships and offense takes the glory,” is such because in almost every circumstance it rings true. However, what this commonly used...

Senior Dennis Turner celebrates after catching a touchdown pass to put Eastern ahead late in the fourth quarter Thursday at Indiana State. The touchdown pass was the third of the game for Turner.

Panthers win in final seconds

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor August 31, 2017

It took 59 minutes and 57 seconds, but the Eastern offense finally started clicking and stole a win from Indiana State in the season opener 22-20. The offense could not get anything rolling throughout...

Eastern football 1 week away from season opener

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor August 24, 2017

Saturdays across the nation are sanctioned for college football. Some schools will open their seasons this weekend, such as Ohio Valley Conference rival Jacksonville State, but most teams kick off their...

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