The Daily Eastern News

Eastern holds First Night at O’Brien Field

Corryn Brock, Hannah Shillo

August 18, 2019

Students spent the evening in O’Brien Field listening to speeches, watching performances and competing for prizes during Eastern’s tradition, First Night, Sunday night. Half of the stands were filled for the event and the students in them were full of pep for the first night before classes. Student...

O’Brien Field to host IHSA girls track, field state semifinals, finals

Staff Report

May 15, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Girls Track and Field state semifinals and finals are coming to O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on Thursday. The field events, including pole vault, long jump, triple jump and high jump, will all begin...

Cavaliers prep for season with game-inspired show

Cavaliers prep for season with game-inspired show

Sydney Edwards, Staff Reporter

June 14, 2015

After months of auditions, training and rehearsals, the Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps from Rosemont gave a crowd at O’Brien Field a sneak peek of its upcoming tour with an annual season kickoff and fan appreciate night Saturday. The Cavaliers used Eastern as a place to practice while getting...

Cavaliers to present drum, bugle show at Eastern

Chris Picazo, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2015

The Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps will premiere its 2015 production titled “GAME ON” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at O’Brien Field. The Cavaliers began work for the new season on May 15 at Benedictine University in Lisle, according to an Eastern press release. Doors will open at 7 p.m., and the...

Eastern begins OVC title defense against Austin Peay

Eastern begins OVC title defense against Austin Peay

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 19, 2014

The time to grow up and execute has arrived for the Eastern football team. Ohio Valley Conference play begins against Austin Peay at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at O’Brien Field – coach Kim Dameron said the Panthers’ transition period is over. “The time is now,” Dameron said. “We’ve had three...

Eastern falls in FCS polls

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 9, 2014

The Eastern football team dropped in both major FCS polls, following its 38-21 loss Saturday at O’Brien Field. Entering its home opener ranked No. 14 and 16 in the Coaches Poll and Sports Network Poll, respectively, the Panthers tumbled to No. 24 and 25, respectively. Southern Illinois-Carbondale...

Eastern ready to pressure Southern in home opener

Eastern ready to pressure Southern in home opener

Aldo Soto, Sports Editor

September 4, 2014

In 2000, Kim Dameron was the defensive coordinator for the Eastern football team under Bob Spoo, but Southern Illinois-Carbondale was not on the Panthers’ schedule that season. Saturday’s 6 p.m. kickoff against the Salukis at O’Brien Field will be Dameron’s first time coaching against Southern...

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