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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

Easterns baseball team cheers and welcomes home Dylan Drumke, a sophomore outfielder, after hitting a homerun for 2 points at Coaches Stadium Wednesday afternoon. Drumke had two hits and runs. The Panthers won 24-7.

17-run inning for the Eastern baseball team seals its home opener win

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 29, 2023

The Eastern baseball team scored 17 runs in the bottom of the first inning of its 24-7 home opener win Wednesday against Division III Illinois Wesleyan. After a three up three down inning for starting...

Eastern utility player Ryan Ignoffo (7) high fives his teammates after the Panthers’ 3-2 win over McNeese State on March 18. The Panthers won the series to improve to 13-4 on the season.

EIU baseball picked to finish 3rd in OVC preseason poll

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor February 14, 2023

The Eastern baseball team was selected to finish third in the Ohio Valley Conference’s preseason poll as it will begin its regular season on Friday in Tallahassee, Fl at 3 p.m.  The Panthers will...

Trevor Nichols pitched five innings during the Panthers first game of the OVC Tournament against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars in Lexington, KY. The Panthers lost 8-6 against the Courgars, closing out the season.

Panthers eliminated in first game of OVC Tourney

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor May 25, 2022

The Eastern baseball team was eliminated from the OVC Tournament Championship Wednesday afternoon after losing to SIUE 8-6.  The Panthers concluded the 2022 season with a 12-12 OVC record and a 33-20...

The Panthers celebrate after winning their last conference game of the season on Friday. The Panthers won one game of the doubleheader, against the Southeast Missouri Redhawks 7-5.

Panthers lock fourth seed in OVC, play Wednesday

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor May 23, 2022

The Eastern baseball team concluded its regular season over the weekend after taking the series win over Southeast Missouri, setting the stage for the OVC Baseball Championship on Wednesday.  The Panthers...

The baseball, softball, and women’s and men’s tennis teams will play games over spring break.

Panthers fall close in second series game against Belmont

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor May 14, 2022

The Eastern baseball team lost 3-2 Saturday afternoon during their second game of a three-game series against Belmont.  The Panthers are now 30-17 overall and 10-10 in conference play. The game went...

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