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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Junior guard Miah Monahan dribbles the ball while looking for a pass during the womens basketball game against the Southeast Missouri State University Redhawks Thursday evening at Groniger Arena. Monahan scored 6 points and had 7 assists. The Panthers won 72-52 against the Redhawks.

Panthers win puts them in second in the OVC

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor February 17, 2024

The Panthers were able to pull out a 68-62 win against the Lindenwood University Lions and put themselves in sole possession of second place in the Ohio Valley Conference. Eastern had a slow start...

Eli Mirza, a junior wide receiver, attempts to run the football pass McNeese St cowboys defenders at O‘Brien Field Saturday afternoon.

Bye week gives Eastern a chance to recover before playing Lindenwood

Duane Carter, Sports Reporter November 1, 2023

After coming off a bye week, Eastern looks to go on the road and get a win as they prepared to compete against Lindenwood University this Saturday at Harlen C. Hunter Stadium. Head Coach Chris Wilkerson...

Senior Christina Martinez Mundo (4) attempts to defend the ball at EIUs volleyball game against Valparaiso. The Panthers won 3-2 against the Beacons Friday night in Lantz Arena.

Panthers split series with Lindenwood 1-1 with tonight’s win

Cameron Thomas, Sports Reporter October 14, 2023

The Panthers bounce back against the Lindenwood University Lions to win in four sets. After coming off a 3-2 loss on Friday night, the Panthers came into Saturday's match looking to get back on...

Sam Eccles, a senior forward, dribbles between two Lindenwood defenders at Eastern Illinois University Lakeside Field Thursday afternoon.

Eastern stages last minute comeback to overcome the Lions

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2023

The Panthers were down 1-0 against the Lindenwood University Lions with 10 minutes remaining in the game. That was until the 81st minute when senior midfielder Felipe Kerr Lourenco kicked a shot...

Sophmore forward Bat-Od Buman-Uchral dribbles past a defender in the afternoon.

The Panthers hope to maintain leads against Lindenwood

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor September 26, 2023

The Panthers begin conference play this Thursday against the Lindenwood University Lions at 4 p.m. at Lakeside Field. Eastern comes into this game at 1-4-2 having lost their last two games 1-2 to...

Goalkeeper Kyce Toutanji, kicks a long ball to start the game against the IUPUI Jaguars Tuesday evening. The Panthers and Jaguars tied 1-1 with Eastern scoring with 5 minutes left on the clock.

Eastern heads into conference play at 1-4-2

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor September 22, 2023

The Panthers head into their first game of Ohio Valley Conference play against the Lindenwood University Lions with a record of 1-4-2. Eastern ends its non-conference schedule with a two-game losing...

Goalkeeper Daniela Bermeo, a fifth year player, clears the ball during the Panthers first game of the season on Thursday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Panthers and Valparaiso University Beacons tied.

Women’s soccer ties with Lindenwood in last regular season home match

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2022

The Eastern women’s soccer team played its last home match of the season against Lindenwood which ended in a 0-0 tie Thursday afternoon.  The match looked promising for EIU as they started attacking...

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...

OVC tabs Lindenwood as next member

OVC tabs Lindenwood as next member

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor February 23, 2022

The OVC was in the news for the second-straight day on Wednesday with the announcement that the conference will be adding Lindenwood as a member. This comes the day after the OVC announced a football alliance...

Lariah Washington, a junior guard, jumps for the ball at the tipoff for the women’s basketball game Tuesday night against Lindenwood. Washingotn led the team with 16 points. The Panthers won 86-30.

Panthers win by 56 points to open season

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 9, 2021

The Eastern women’s basketball team opened the regular season in style Tuesday night, beating Lindenwood 86-30 at home.  The Panthers opened the game on a 17-0 run, allowed just 10 points in the...

Kira Arthofer, a senior guard, faces an Illinois Wesleyan player during an exhibition on Nov. 3 in Lantz Arena. Arthofer scored a total of 16 points. The Panthers won 83-54 against the Titans.

Panthers to open regular season Tuesday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 8, 2021

After playing an exhibition last week, the Eastern women's basketball team will open the regular season Tuesday at home.  The Panthers will host Lindenwood at 6 p.m. from Lantz Arena. These two teams...

Women’s basketball opens 2019-20 season at home

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief November 4, 2019

The Eastern’s women’s basketball team opens its regular season Tuesday in Lantz Arena against Lindenwood. Eastern is coming off of an 83-50 exhibition win over Illinois-Wesleyan and will try and...

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