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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

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Easterns baseball team bump fists after the game against Illinois Wesleyan University at Coaches Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

EIU baseball to play Saint Xavier Wednesday

Autumn Schulz and April 18, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team will take on non-conference opponent Saint Xavier Wednesday afternoon at 3 p.m. at Coaches Stadium. Record: 3-6 in the Ohio Valley Conference and 19-13 overall. Cougar’s...

The Eastern Illinois baseball team celebrating a walk-off 7-6 win in game two of a doubleheader over Little Rock while Trojan head coach Chris Curry argues with the umpires about a call that was overturned at first base Saturday afternoon. The Panthers won their first OVC series of the season.

‘I’ve never seen that happen before,’ Anderson said after walk-off win against Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 15, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team won its first Ohio Valley Conference series of the season over Little Rock in a walk-off fashion by redshirt junior third basemen Kolten Poorman Saturday afternoon at...

The Eastern Illinois baseball dropped its first game 4-3 of a three-game series to Ohio Valley Conference opponent Little Rock, Arkansas.

Conklin has solid performance despite loss to Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Sophomore right-hander Tyler Conklin threw 7.1 innings, allowing four hits and four runs, tying his season high of seven strikeouts in Friday’s 4-3 loss to Little Rock at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers...

At the end of the game, the Eastern Illinois University Panthers had a 17 point lead against Illinois Wesleyan University at Coaches Stadium.

EIU baseball continues home game stint against Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 13, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team will look to improve its Ohio Valley Conference standings this weekend against third place Little Rock with a three-game series starting on Friday at 3 p.m. at Coaches...

Eastern players Maddie Swart (11) and Lindy Milkowski (14) bump chests as part of their starting ritual before their game against Southern Indiana on Williams Field Saturday afternoon. The Panthers lost 2-0 to the Screaming Eagles.

Baseball, softball to have midweek nonconference home games

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 11, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball and softball teams will be at home on Wednesday at Coaches Stadium and Williams Field, respectively, for some midweek matchups with baseball starting at 3 p.m. and softball...

Ky Matthews-Hampton, a graduate right handed pitcher, throws to Butler University during the baseball game against at Coaches Stadium Sunday afternoon. The Panthers lost 6-5, and are now 15-8 in season play.

Baseball loses fourth series of season against Butler

Sofia Turek, Baseball Reporter April 3, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team failed to come back against Butler as it lost 6-5 and 2-0 in a doubleheader at Coaches Stadium Sunday afternoon.  The Panthers are now 15-9 overall and 1-2 in Ohio...

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Eastern athletics announces schedule changes for baseball

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 31, 2023

The Eastern athletics department announced Friday that the Eastern baseball team will travel to Butler for a single game on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. due to inclement weather in the area. The Panthers were...

The Eastern Illinois University baseball team comes out of the dugout to celebrate with fellow players after their win against the Arkansas State Razorbacks at Baum-Walker Stadium

EIU baseball to start OVC games Friday at home

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 22, 2023

The Eastern baseball team has not played any Ohio Valley Conference games so far this season, but it is gearing up for the start of OVC games this Friday at 3 p.m.  The Panthers will take on UT Martin...

Ky Hampton, a graduate right-handed pitcher, has won back to back OVC pitcher of the week.

Hampton has been critical to early season success, Anderson says

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 9, 2023

The Eastern Illinois baseball team is 6-4 overall to start out the 2023 season as Ohio Valley Conference games start in less than two weeks. The first OVC matchup for the season will be against UT Martin...

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