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

Fifth year running back Juwon Farri runs the ball into McNeese St cowboys defenders at O‘Brien Field Saturday afternoon.

Panthers’ running back Farri declares for NFL Draft

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 15, 2024

Running back Juwon Farri announced on Instagram Monday morning that he will declare for the 2024 NFL Draft. “I am very confident with my skill set so far, I approach this opportunity...

Eastern football players and coaches celebrate after quarterback Pierce Holley scores in overtime to win the game against Bryant University Bulldogs at O‘Brien Field saturday afternoon. The panthers defeated the bulldogs 25-24 in overtime.

Holley’s successful 2-point conversion gives Panthers the win

Aidan Cusack, Sports Reporter October 21, 2023

The Panthers added another thrilling overtime game to the season; this time ending in a win. Likewise to the University of Tennessee-Martin overtime loss two weeks ago, Panthers’ Head Coach Chris Wilkerson...

Chad Strickland, a senior exercise science major, performs offensive line drills at OBrien Field on Eastern Illinois University Campus Monday Evening

Panthers to play Sycamores in football season opener Thursday

Zaria Flippin and Duane Carter August 28, 2023

The Panther’s season opener is Thursday, and they will be traveling to Terre Haute, IN to face the Indiana State University Sycamores. After ending the last season with a 2-9 record, this season's...

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