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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

Redshirt junior infielder Dylan Drumke prepares to bat at the EIU baseball game in Coaches Stadium on Sunday.

EIU splits doubleheader with USI

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 25, 2024

Eastern split a doubleheader against the University of Southern Indiana on Thursday at Coaches Stadium, winning game one 4-2 and losing game two 8-1.   Junior right-hander Casey Perrenoud went...

Freshman right-handed pitcher Slater Wilcox throws the ball at the game against Bradley University Tuesday

Nine-run first inning too much for EIU to overcome

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 24, 2024

Eastern couldn’t overcome a nine-run first inning by Butler University, losing 10-6 to the Bulldogs on Wednesday at Coaches Stadium.   Four batters into the ballgame, the Panthers were down...

Redshirt junior outfield Dylan Drumke gets a run to first after hitting outfield at the game against Bradley University Tuesday

EIU baseball loses to non-D1 opponent for first time since 2019

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 17, 2024

Eastern lost their final game of the homestand to the Saint Xavier University Cougars on Wednesday at Coaches Stadium by a score of 4-2.   The loss marks the first time Eastern lost to a non-Division...

Left-handed pitcher sophomore Jack Potteiger pitching during the Eastern Illinois University panthers against Northern Illinois University Huskies,

EIU baseball not able to complete sweep against SIUE

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter April 14, 2024

Eastern lost the series finale against the Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville Cougars on Sunday 11-5 at Coaches Stadium.  It looked like it was going to be a high scoring game after the...

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