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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 sophomore midfielder Cam Korhorn kicks the ball upfield in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 2-0 to the Cougars.

OVC Tournament upcoming for Panthers

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter October 26, 2021

The Eastern women’s soccer team ended their regular season last week on Thursday with a 3-0 loss against Austin Peay. That meant the Panthers had to wait for the result of last Sunday’s match between...

Eastern guard Lariah Washington looks to pass the ball into the paint in a game against Belmont Feb. 4 in Lantz Arena. Washington led the team with 23 points in the game, which Eastern lost 77-75.

Preseason OVC basketball poll released Tuesday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 19, 2021

The OVC released the 2021-22 preseason poll Tuesday, announcing the predicted order of finish for the men’s and women’s teams and the preseason All-OVC selections.  The poll is constructed by the...

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Jordyn Hughes (middle) tries to get around a defender to lead a fast break during Eastern’s 73-72 win over Austin Peay Feb. 22 in Lantz Arena. Eastern faces Southeast Missouri on the road Thursday.

Eastern faces tough SEMO team Thursday on road

JJ Bullock, Editor-In-Chief February 26, 2020

The ticket to the OVC tournament has been punched for the Eastern women’s basketball team. The question remaining now for the team, however, is where will they be sitting, or seeded rather, when the...

George Dixon (left), Logan Koch (middle) and Shareef Smith (right) surround an Austin Peay ball handler and reach in for a steal during Eastern’s 83-80 victory over Austin Peay Feb. 22 in Lantz Arena. Eastern can secure an OVC tournament spot with a win Thursday against Southeast Missouri.

Men’s basketball team can clinch tournament spot with win Thursday, travel to face SEMO

Blake Faith, Men's Basketball Reporter February 26, 2020

The Eastern’s men’s basketball team’s journey to the OVC tournament has completely flipped from a week ago. After two underdog wins, the Panthers can clinch an OVC tournament spot as early as Thursday...

Women’s soccer ties, loses in conference openers

Tom O'Connor, Women's Soccer Reporter September 22, 2019

Removed from the diversions of exhibition matches and non-conference opponents, the Panthers have not always been particularly equipped at handling Tennessee-Martin, Southeast Missouri or any other Ohio...

Eastern guard Grace Lennox drives the basket in a 70-63 loss to Austin Peay on Jan. 19. Lennox and the Panthers lost to Southeast Missouri 72-57 on Saturday.

Eastern loses third game in a row

JJ Bullock, Sports Editor January 27, 2019

The Eastern women’s basketball team shot just 39 percent from the field in a 72-57 loss to Southeast Missouri where the team’s leading scorer Karle Pace just could not get baskets to fall. In what...

JaQualis Matlock puts up a shot as a Murray State defender tries to block it during Eastern’s 83-61 loss in Lantz Arena Jan. 17.

Men’s basketball team falls to Redhawks on road

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor January 27, 2019

After the men’s basketball team’s 66-64 victory over Tennessee-Martin Thursday, head coach Jay Spoonhour told Mike Bradd and Jack Ashmore, Eastern’s sports commentators, that he did not think Eastern...

Softball set for SEMO Invite

Sean Hastings, Spots Editor March 9, 2017

Five out of the 10 wins the Eastern softball team has picked up this season have been by 10 runs or more. Despite two shutout losses to Lipscomb last weekend, Eastern has had little problems at the plate...

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