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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 sophomore midfielder Cam Korhorn kicks the ball upfield in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 2-0 to the Cougars.

OVC Tournament upcoming for Panthers

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter October 26, 2021

The Eastern women’s soccer team ended their regular season last week on Thursday with a 3-0 loss against Austin Peay. That meant the Panthers had to wait for the result of last Sunday’s match between...

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 head coach Adam Cushing (center) and the rest of the sideline celebrate a stop in the Panthers game against Tennessee-Martin at OBrien Field on Saturday. Eastern lost the game 28-17 to the Skyhawks.

Updating OVC football results, standings

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2021

Week 7 of Play for the OVC had six teams going head-to-head to fight for a chance to raise their standings with one team winning in overtime and another by just one point.  The weekend kicked off with...

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...

Eastern safety Jordan Vincent (1) prepares to make attempt a tackle on a Dayton ball carrier in a game on Sept. 11. Vincent had 12 total tackles in the game, which Eastern lost 17-10.

Updating OVC’s non-conference performance

Autumn Schultz, Assistant Sports Editor September 15, 2021

Only one OVC team recorded a win last week while four of the conference’s seven teams are still searching for their first win of the season as they enter Week 3 of play.  Tennessee-Martin, 3rd in the...

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Lariah Washington charges toward the basket during a fast break in Eastern’s 67-62 victory over Morehead State Feb. 8 in Lantz Arena. Eastern faces Murray State Thursday in Lantz Arena at 5:15 p.m.

Women’s basketball team hosts Murray State Thursday in revenge game

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief February 19, 2020

One win for the Eastern women’s basketball team (9-5 OVC) this week and the Panthers will guarantee themselves a conference tournament bid for the first time since the 2014-2014 season. Two wins for...

Adam Tumino | The Daily Eastern News
Mack Smith rises for a three-point shot attempt during Eastern’s 76-74 loss to Southern Illinois Edwardsville Feb. 13 in Lantz Arena. Eastern faces Murray State Thursday after the women’s game.

Men’s basketball team hosts Murray State, Austin Peay in crucial games

Vince Lovergine, Men's Basketball Reporter February 19, 2020

If there was any time for the Eastern Illinois men’s basketball team to pick up some wins, it is right now. But it will not be easy as the Panthers welcome the two top teams in the Ohio Valley Conference,...

Column: Eastern still has a chance

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor February 18, 2020

The only way for the Eastern men’s basketball team to go from here is up. Right? To go up will be an arduous journey, but it is one the Panthers can do. Eastern is still tied with Jacksonville...

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Shareef Smith looks around his defender to try and get a pass attempt off. Eastern defeated Southeast Missouri 61-59 Jan. 25 in Lantz Arena.

Panthers go on the road to face top OVC teams

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter January 29, 2020

The Eastern men’s basketball team’s game Thursday will be a matchup of contrasting records. Murray State has yet to lose a game at home and the Panthers have yet to win a conference game on the road....

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Grace McRae tries to get a layup attempt off as two defenders sandwich her in the post. Eastern lost to Southeast Missouri 77-65 Jan. 25 in Lantz Arena.

Women’s basketball prepared for Murray State, Austin Peay in road conference games

JJ Bullock, Editor-in-Chief January 29, 2020

On paper the Eastern women’s basketball team (5-3 OVC) looks like it should be headed into a weekend where it can pick up wins against two opponents in Murray State and Austin Peay, who both have 2-6...

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