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

Eastern outside hitter Elisavet Papageoriou winds up for a kill attempt in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Papageorgiou had 4 block assists and 5 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

OVC volleyball standings solidifying

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

With less than a month left in conference season for the OVC volleyball teams, the standings are taking substantive shape. All 10 teams have played 11 or 12 conference matches so far, with a few midweek...

Eastern freshman outside hitter TaKenya Stafford (left) receives a serve in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Stafford had 6 kills in the match, a 3-0 loss for Eastern.

Volleyball team goes 0-2 against Eagles over weekend

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

The Eastern volleyball hosted Morehead State for a pair of matches over Homecoming Weekend.  The Panthers dropped both matches to the Eagles, falling to 0-11 in conference play.  Morehead State...

Eastern guard Lariah Washington looks to pass the ball into the paint in a game against Belmont Feb. 4 in Lantz Arena. Washington led the team with 23 points in the game, which Eastern lost 77-75.

Preseason OVC basketball poll released Tuesday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 19, 2021

The OVC released the 2021-22 preseason poll Tuesday, announcing the predicted order of finish for the men’s and women’s teams and the preseason All-OVC selections.  The poll is constructed by the...

Eastern forward/midfielder Niondina Nystrom kicks the ball upfield in a match against Chicago State on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern won the match by a score of 1-0.

OVC women’s soccer in action Thursday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

As conference play continues for the women's soccer teams of the OVC, eight of the conference's nine teams will be in action Thursday.  There are four OVC matches on the schedule, with only Southeast...

Eastern outside hitter Kylie Michael connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Michael had 7 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Conference play continuing for OVC volleyball teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The volleyball teams of the OVC are getting deeper into conference play.  Most of the conference now has five matches under their belts, with a few teams having played four matches in OVC play. Only...

Smith, Wallace, defense flourish in win

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter February 9, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team regained their home court advantage, after losing against Eastern Kentucky, by defeating Morehead State 71-65 Feb. 8.  The scoring abilities of juniors Josiah...

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Guard George Dixon goes up for a layup in Eastern’s 114-61 win against Indiana Northwest on Nov. 18 at Lantz Arena.

Analysis: Film session: Panthers can’t handle scoring runs

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor January 14, 2020

If Eastern’s men’s basketball team wants to get back on track, going 3-1, or 4-0, over the next four games is almost necessary. With that said, Eastern’s 0-4 start to conference play is not unfamiliar...

Men’s basketball loses 4th straight OVC game

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter January 12, 2020

Eastern’s men’s basketball team’s inability to hit shots during a six-minute stretch and a Morehead State 12-0 run late in the second half caused the Panthers to lose their lead and the game 69-66....

Panthers off to hot start in OVC play

Adam Tumino, Women's Basketball Reporter January 12, 2020

The Eastern women’s basketball team won its third conference game of the season Jan. 11 against Morehead State 57-51, in what was the Panthers’ fourth game against an OVC opponent. The 3-1 start...

Dillan Schorfheide | The Daily Eastern News
Pilar Barrio piggybacks a teammate, as other teammates run toward her, after she scored Eastern’s second goal of its match Sunday. Eastern went on to defeat Morehead State 3-0 at Lakeside Field.

Column: Women’s soccer team can easily keep foot on gas

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2019

A six-goal weekend for the Eastern women’s soccer team was a huge turnaround after four straight matches without a score, and there is no reason this kind of production cannot continue moving forward. Head...

Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Defeating Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the first round of the OVC tournament is not something to brag about. But, nonetheless, Morehead State did so by a 72-68 score. The score...

JJ Bullock | The Daily Eastern News
Eastern freshman Ben Harvey drives the basket through a scrum of Morehead State defenders in the Panthers 84-78 loss Saturday in Lantz Arena. Harvey had 11 points on 5-of-8 shooting.

Late turnover sinks men’s basketball in loss to Morehead State

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor February 3, 2019

Eastern’s men’s basketball team tried every possible way to come back and tie or beat Morehead State Saturday, but the Eagles (9-14, 5-5) made too many free throws down the stretch and secured an 84-78...

Load More Stories