The Daily Eastern News

Men’s soccer talks getting through quarantine together

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

April 22, 2020

The Eastern men’s soccer team saw an end to its spring season and early training, but newly appointed head coach Ronnie Bouemboue and the team know how important communication, camaraderie and positivity are during this time of uncertainty.  Bouemboue was hired Feb. 4 as the 10th men’s soccer head coach...

FEATURE PHOTO: Pumped up for the Panthers

A member of the crowd stands in an attempt get his fellow audience members involved during the Eastern football team’s game over Family Weekend on Sept. 28 at O’Brien Field.

Nayeli Vazquez, Staff Photographer

September 29, 2019

A member of the crowd stands in an attempt get his fellow audience members involved during the Eastern football team’s game over Family Weekend on Sept. 28 at O’Brien Field.

Late loss by Eastern looked familiar

Eastern's Kashawn Charles surveys the court in Eastern's 78-71 loss against Tennessee-Martin Wednesday night in Evansville.

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — On Feb. 28 the Eastern men’s basketball team led Jacksonville State 64-57 with three minutes to play in the second half of a game that would be ever important to the seeding of the conference tournament. A few late mistakes in regulation and in the two subsequent overtime period...

What you need to know about the Panther Tailgate

Valentina Vargas, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2018

The Tailgating spots are located West of the Panther Football Stadium in the grass lot known as Tent City and Billy’s Backyard Billy’s Backyard is a kid’s zone filled with inflatables for kids to play on such as bouncy houses and obstacle courses Cost for booking a single tailgating g...

Welcome to the next 4 years, freshmen

Staff Editorial

August 15, 2018

The Staff at The Daily Eastern News would like to welcome all first year students to Eastern. We recognize that right now is a scary, yet exciting, stage of your young life. College is such a unique experience, and everything from move in until graduation will contribute to the rest of your adult exi...

Eastern men’s basketball team takes big win over Illinois

Senior forward Muusa Dama celebrates with fans and teammates after knocking off the University of Illinois 80-67. He finished with 14 points and 5 rebounds. The University of Illinois basketball team set up the game as a way to raise money for a hurricane relief fund. It was the first time the Panthers faced the Big Ten university.

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 6, 2017

In just ten days, the Eastern men’s basketball team set up a game with the University of Illinois, sold out Lantz Arena and ended with the Panthers beating Big Ten Illinois 80-67. All of this contributed to raising $35,000-$40,000 for a hurricane relief fund. “The game doesn’t happen unless...

Football team pulls out wild win in overtime

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

November 4, 2017

Eastern's offense had trouble getting anything going all day, but in the final seconds redshirt junior quarterback Scotty Gilkey Jr. found Alexander Hollins on a Hail Mary pass to the end zone for a touchdown. Eastern beat Eastern Kentucky in overtime 23-20. The Panthers were able to send out their...

Eastern football team falls to Jacksonville State for 1st OVC loss

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor

October 21, 2017

Following a downfall of a second half, the Eastern football team lost its first OVC game to Jacksonville State 30-14  Saturday at O’Brien Field. It was simple. Eastern played well in the first half and Jacksonville State played well enough to hang around at half time and push ahead throughout...

Eastern football team to get TV time in September

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

June 23, 2017

The Eastern football team will get some TV time this year, after recently announcing an ESPN3 broadcast game against Northern Illinois University. Eastern will play at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, at Northern. The game will be part of ESPN’s Mid-American Conference package. The two teams have...

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Senior Chelsea Paulek celebrates as a three-time, class 1A, 4x800 meter relay state champion from Deer Creek – Mackinsaw High School.

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor

May 22, 2017

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors Chelsea Paulek, Kate Bushue, Shelby Siltman and Margaret McPherson all committed to running for Eastern before qualifying for the state competition. Whil...

Men’s soccer team wraps up road trip at Oral Roberts

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor

September 22, 2016

  The men’s soccer team will officially begin conference play on Saturday when they travel to Tulsa, Okla., to play Oral Roberts. Eastern is in the midst of a three-game road stand and has dropped the first two against Western Michigan and Wright State. Oral Roberts, Eastern’s first Summit...

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