The Daily Eastern News

Athletics looking for new Billy the Panther

Madalyn Schoonover, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2017

The Eastern Athletic Department is looking to hire a new person to be Billy the Panther for the upcoming sports season. They are hoping to fill the position by the start of next week. There are currently two students who take on the role, but with a busy sports season starting soon, along with the...

New Billy the Panther chosen, former mascots reflect on experience

Bryan Bund | The Daily Eastern News Billy the Panther cheers on players at the women’s soccer game Sunday at Lakeside Field.

Kennedy Nolen, Contributing Writer

September 5, 2016

  Eastern’s athletic department chose three anonymous individuals to sport the ‘Billy the Panther’ costume at events and games throughout this academic year. Rich Moser, Eastern’s sports information director, said two students are mainly responsible for covering most of the athletics...

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