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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 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...

COLUMN: Questions surrounding OVC departures

COLUMN: Questions surrounding OVC departures

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor September 28, 2021

An announcement was made Tuesday that will shake the already shaken OVC. Belmont announced that it will be leaving the conference effective July 1, 2022, joining Austin Peay which announced its departure...

Eastern Illinois University President Davis Glassman speaks during the Sept. 10, 2021 Board of Trustees meeting held at the Grand Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. He announced his intention to reconvene the Naming Comittee during the meeting.

BOT approves AFSCME contracts

Corryn Brock, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2021

Eastern's Board of Trustees approved two contracts for members of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the union that represents Eastern's building service workers, cooks,...

Panthers win 18th OVC track and field outdoor championship

Adam Tumino, Sports Writer May 17, 2021
The OVC Men’s Outdoor Track Championship was once again won by Eastern men’s track team, making it back-to-back championships for the Panthers, this time as the event’s host.

Column: Panthers beating up on lower-ranked teams

Adam Tumino, Women’s Basketball Reporter February 18, 2020

With just four games remaining in what has been a resurgent season, the fifth-place Eastern women’s basketball team may still be a step behind the four top teams in the OVC. Against those four teams,...

Analysis: 3 things that standout for men’s basketball

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter December 2, 2019

The men’s basketball team began their season with a 4-3 record. The season has just started, but there are three points from looking at the statistics and data that Eastern has done well and if continued...

Easterns Josiah Wallace plays defense on Tennessee-Martins Kevin Little in the first half of Easterns 78-71 loss to the Skyhawks Wednesday night in Evansville. Wallace was named first-team all-conference and is making his first appearance in the conference tournament.

Wallace named to all-OVC 1st team

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Tuesday Eastern sophomore Josiah Wallace was named to the all-OVC first team, an honor he achieved after averaging 15.2 points per game for the Eastern men’s basketball team this...

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Mack Smith makes a bounce pass as a Fontbonne University defender tries to kick it during Eastern’s 90-37 win in Lantz Arena on Dec. 4.

Men’s basketball team bounces back with 67-60 win over Tennessee Tech

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor January 13, 2019

Like every conference game thus far, the Eastern men’s basketball team had a close finish against Tennessee Tech Saturday, winning 67-60. In each of the Panthers’ first four conference games, Eastern...

OVC split as women’s soccer team prepares for conference play

Adam Tumino, Women's Soccer Reporter August 29, 2018

With the conference season on the horizon, the Panthers are looking to keep improving.  The rest of the OVC is finding their way as well, with mixed results. Morehead State, Eastern’s first conference...

Baseball team in fifth place of OVC standings

Adam Shay, Baseball Reporter March 7, 2018

After two weeks of play, the Eastern baseball team has been playing better than past years, as they have a 5-5 record, placing them in the top half of the OVC. Out of the 11 teams in the OVC, the Panthers...

Softball team leads OVC in multiple categories

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor March 7, 2018

Through the first 19 games, the Eastern softball team is at the top of eight offensive categories among OVC teams. One thing that Eastern has been found to do particularly well throughout non-conference...

OVC play heating up in men’s basketball

Maher Kawash, Basketball Reporter January 7, 2018

It is safe to say the Eastern men’s basketball team has not lived up to expectations to start this season, but the rest of the Ohio Valley Conference has struggled as well. In all fairness, the Panthers...

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