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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

Eastern football has hot start

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor November 2, 2015

The Eastern football team has had many players contribute to the team’s 5-0 Ohio Valley Conference play start making them one of two undefeated teams in the OVC. Eastern will look to continue their...

Senior quarterback Jalen Whitlow was 10-19 in passing and ran for six yards during the Panthers 41-0 defeat by Northwestern on Sept. 12 at Ryan Field in Evanston, Ill.

Whitlow the king of Madden

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter October 7, 2015

When Eastern senior quarterback Jalen Whitlow envisions his future visits to Eastern, he relates to a character from one of his favorite movies, “Paid in Full.” The character, Rico, is about to be...

Senior quarterback Jalen Whitlow threw one touchdown and was 16-28 and 165 yards during Easterns 34-31 home opening loss against Illinois State Friday at OBrien Field.

Offense erupts during home opener

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter September 21, 2015

After losing the first two games of the season, the Eastern football team realized that improvement needed to be made, particularly on offense. The Panthers had been kept out of the end zone by Western...

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