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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.

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Eastern forward, Sincere Malone (5), attempts to make a layup against Tennessee Tech in Lantz Arena on Saturday. The Panthers lost 75-66.

EIU men’s basketball season ends on Senior Day

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor February 27, 2023

Eastern’s men’s basketball team saw its season come to an end on Senior Day Saturday afternoon in Lantz Arena after losing 75-66 to Tennessee Tech.  The Panthers ended their season 9-22 overall...

Seniors, Lariah Washington and Morgan Litwiller pose for a picture with their family before the womens Senior Day basketball game against the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Lantz Arena Saturday afternoon.

Litwiller, Washington celebrated during Senior Day

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor February 25, 2023

115 games. 4,600 minutes. 67 wins. Four OVC Tournament appearances. Countless amounts of blood, sweat, and tears. That is what seniors Morgan Litwiller and Lariah Washington have helped bring to the EIU...

Seniors Ireland Heib (left), Summerlynn Smith (middle), and Annika Black (right), run out of the fan tunnel before their match against Tennessee Tech at Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost 3-2 against the Golden Eagles.

Volleyball team honors seniors with weekend showdown against Tennessee Tech

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor November 7, 2022

It was two days of close calls in Lantz Arena.  The Eastern volleyball team worked to send its seniors out with wins as it battled Tennessee Tech in a weekend showdown, ultimately falling short on...

Eastern guard Kashawn Charles (left) and forward Sammy Friday IV (second from right) pose with head coach Marty Simmons (right) and Fridays parents prior to the mens basketball game on Feb. 26 in Lantz Arena. It was Senior Day for the Panthers, and Charles and Friday were honored with a ceremony on the court. Friday scored 13 points and Charles scored eigth points in the game, which the Panthers lost 64-52.

Charles, Friday honored at Senior Day for men’s basketball team

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor February 26, 2022

The Eastern men’s basketball team said goodbye to two seniors Saturday evening during the team’s annual Senior Day at Lantz Arena.   Kashawn Charles and Sammy Friday IV played their last game...

Senior Grant Reiman returns a backhand in his match against Belmont March 30 at the Darling Courts. Eastern won its Senior Day match against Marian Saturday.

Men’s tennis team picks up win on Senior Day

Vince Lovergine, Men's Tennis Reporter April 15, 2018

Eastern Coach Sam Kercheval’s birthday was last Thursday, and seniors Grant and Trent Reiman said it would be great to get Kercheval a win. The Panthers got one, with a 4-3 win over Marian Saturday...

Sophomore Julian Montoya chases after the loose ball on Sunday, Sept. 4 at Lakeside Field agaisnt the Marshall Thundering Herd. Marshall defeated Eastern 1-0 in the match.

Men’s soccer to honor seniors against Valparaiso

Mark Shanahan, Assistant Sports Editor September 26, 2016

The men’s soccer team returns to Lakeside Field for senior day to honor the five seniors on the team. The five seniors that will be honored on Tuesday’s matchup are Tim Pieper, Davis Wegmann, Miguel...

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