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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

Head football coach Wilkerson hugs defensive back Mark Aitken for being selected as one of the football captains by his teammates on Saturday afternoon on the OBrien Field.

‘I’m really excited,’ Wilkerson says entering new conference

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor August 22, 2023

Eastern football has new opponents this season, and this is just the beginning of the combination between the Big South Conference and the Ohio Valley Conference. In February 2022, the Big South...

Eastern libero Christina Martinez Mundo (right) receives a serve in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Martinez Mundo had a game-high 19 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Panthers fall to Cougars in OVC home opener

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 5, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team took the floor in Lantz Arena Tuesday evening in search of their first win in OVC play.  After winning the first set against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers...

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