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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.

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The Panther Marching Band performs its pregame and halftime shows before the first awards ceremony on Saturday evening at O’Brien Field during the PMB Festival. During the PMB Festival, there was a rain delay that pushed back performance times for large high school bands by 45 minutes. The PMB later performed its pregame and halftime show, which included songs from the rock band “Queen,” around 10 p.m. before presenting awards to high school bands.

FEATURE PHOTO: Performing while the field is still dry

Karina Delgado, Assistant Photo Editor October 6, 2019

The Panther Marching Band performs its pregame and halftime shows before the first awards ceremony on Saturday evening at O’Brien Field during the PMB Festival. During the PMB Festival, there was a...

David Boggs, assistant director of bands, adresses the Panther Marching Band after a Sept. 27 rehearsal at the Greek Court parking lot. The PMB Festival will be Saturday, and the first performance is at 9:30 a.m.

PMB Festival set for Saturday at O’Brien Field

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor October 3, 2019

The Panther Marching Band Festival will bring a variety of high school band performances and classic rock songs from “Queen” to O’Brien Field Saturday. The first performance of the festival is at...

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...

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...

The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps perform during a rehearsal Saturday at O’Brien Field.

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...

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...

The Eastern football offensive lines up against University of Minnesota on Aug. 28 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. with Jalen Whitlow at quarterback.

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...

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...

Red-shirt junior running back Shepard LIttle avoids the Minnesota defense and runs the ball up the field in a game on Aug. 28 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.  The Panthers lost to the Minnesota Gophers 42-20.

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....

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