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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

Forward Jeffery Rinker II (11) and midfielder Felipe Kerr Lourenco (6) at mens soccer practice Lakeside Field on Thursday.

“I think they’re all very excited and ready to go,” Oakley says ahead of conference tournament game

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor November 1, 2023

The Eastern men’s soccer team will be playing in a conference tournament for the first time since 2018 when it was in the Summit League. “Our biggest objective of the year was to play in November,”...

Adrian Lechuga, a sophomore digital media technology major, watches as a player from Bellarmine gets substituted onto the field at Lakeside Field Saturday afternoon

Eastern shutout in loss to Liberty

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor October 12, 2023

The Panthers allowed four goals in their third straight game in a 4-0 loss to the Liberty University Flames. “We’re still stuck in Texas,” Head Coach Josh Oakley said. “Allow[ing] a goal...

Freshman defender Lance Somerfield dribbles past senior midfielder Jesse da Costa.

Eastern hopes to bounce back against Liberty

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor October 11, 2023

Eastern men’s soccer is looking to bounce back this Thursday against the Liberty University Flames after an unsuccessful road trip to Texas. The Panthers lost both games of their road trip 4-2...

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