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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

The Eastern Illinois baseball team celebrating a walk-off 7-6 win in game two of a doubleheader over Little Rock while Trojan head coach Chris Curry argues with the umpires about a call that was overturned at first base Saturday afternoon. The Panthers won their first OVC series of the season.

‘I’ve never seen that happen before,’ Anderson said after walk-off win against Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 15, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team won its first Ohio Valley Conference series of the season over Little Rock in a walk-off fashion by redshirt junior third basemen Kolten Poorman Saturday afternoon at...

The Eastern Illinois baseball dropped its first game 4-3 of a three-game series to Ohio Valley Conference opponent Little Rock, Arkansas.

Conklin has solid performance despite loss to Little Rock

Autumn Schulz , Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Sophomore right-hander Tyler Conklin threw 7.1 innings, allowing four hits and four runs, tying his season high of seven strikeouts in Friday’s 4-3 loss to Little Rock at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers...

Easterns baseball team cheers and welcomes home Dylan Drumke, a sophomore outfielder, after hitting a homerun for 2 points at Coaches Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Drumke had two hits and runs. The Panthers won 24-7.

17-run inning for the Eastern baseball team seals its home opener win

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

The Eastern baseball team scored 17 runs in the bottom of the first inning of its 24-7 home opener win Wednesday against Division III Illinois Wesleyan. After a three up three down inning for starting...

Ky Hampton, a graduate right-handed pitcher, has won back to back OVC pitcher of the week.

Hampton has been critical to early season success, Anderson says

Autumn Schulz , Sports Editor March 9, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team is 6-4 overall to start out the 2023 season as Ohio Valley Conference games start in less than two weeks. The first OVC matchup for the season will be against UT Martin...

Trevor Nichols pitched five innings during the Panthers first game of the OVC Tournament against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars in Lexington, KY. The Panthers lost 8-6 against the Courgars, closing out the season.

Panthers eliminated in first game of OVC Tourney

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor May 25, 2022

The Eastern baseball team was eliminated from the OVC Tournament Championship Wednesday afternoon after losing to SIUE 8-6.  The Panthers concluded the 2022 season with a 12-12 OVC record and a 33-20...

The Panthers celebrate after winning their last conference game of the season on Friday. The Panthers won one game of the doubleheader, against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks 7-5.

Panthers lock fourth seed in OVC, play Wednesday

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor May 23, 2022

The Eastern baseball team concluded its regular season over the weekend after taking the series win over Southeast Missouri, setting the stage for the OVC Baseball Championship on Wednesday.  The Panthers...

In the top of the eighth, left, Jason DeCicco, a senior left-handed pitcher, is relieved after Jackson Nichols, a sophomore right-handed pitcher, during the Panthers Senior Day game against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks Tuesday afternoon. After stepping off the mound, DeCicco embraces most of the team exchanging sentiments with them.

Panthers snap losing streak on Senior Day

Autumn Schulz and Rob Le Cates May 17, 2022

The Eastern baseball team snapped a three-game losing streak on Senior Day Tuesday afternoon after beating Western Illinois 6-1.  The Panthers are now 31-18 overall with a 10-11 record in the OVC....

Baseball team still searching for complete game

Maher Kawash, Baseball Reporter March 20, 2018

After a weekend series loss to Jacksonville State, Eastern head coach Jason Anderson wanted one specific thing to come from this week’s single-game matchups: offense. The Panthers gave their coach...

Baseball coach using past experience to lead young team

Maher Kawash, Staff Reporter December 7, 2015

The Eastern baseball team has a new coach. Jason Anderson was brought on as head coach this year after serving as the team’s pitching coach the previous three seasons. Anderson has had a storied...

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