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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 guard Henry Abraham drives along the baseline in Easterns game against Rockford on Nov. 18 in Lantz Arena. Abraham had 15 points and five assists in the game, which Eastern won 96-64.

Panthers to return to action Thursday with home game against Cougars

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor January 12, 2022

The Eastern men’s basketball team will return to action Thursday evening for the first time in two weeks due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols to take on the 6-8 SIUE Cougars. The Cougars have...

Eastern guard CJ Lane looks to pass in Easterns game against North Park on Dec. 4 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers won the game 76-71.

Updating OVC men’s basketball results, standings

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor December 8, 2021

The Eastern men’s basketball team is now 2-8 on the season and are currently sitting at ninth place in the OVC after coming off a 72-44 loss to Missouri. Let’s see how the rest of the conference compares....

Eastern guard Lariah Washington fights for position in the paint during the Panthers game against Evansville on Nov. 20 in Lantz Arena. Washington had 25 points in the game, which Eastern won 85-74.

OVC women’s basketball teams nearing conference play

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor December 6, 2021

Conference season is drawing nearer for the women's basketball teams of the OVC.  All of the teams in the conference have played six or more games in nonconference play, with two teams having played...

Eastern guard Kashawn Charles makes a pass to his right in a game against Chicago State in Lantz Arena on Dec. 3, 2020. The Panthers won the game by a score of 78-56.

Panthers to play St. Louis for 2nd game

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor November 11, 2021

The Eastern men’s basketball team is coming off an 80-56 season opener loss to Northwestern and will be seeking redemption on Friday against Saint Louis University on the road.  The Billikens are...

Eastern guard Kira Arthofer (right) gets in a defensive stance against Lindenwood on Tuesday. Eastern won the game 86-30.

OVC women’s basketball teams find success in openers

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 11, 2021

Nine of the 10 women's basketball teams in the OVC have opened their regular seasons, and six of those teams picked up wins.  Eight teams played Tuesday with an additional game Wednesday.  Eastern...

Eastern outside hitter Ireland Hieb rises up for a kill attempt in a match against Tennessee State on Oct. 30 in Lantz Arena. Hieb had 15 kills and 6 block assists in the match, a 3-1 Eastern win.

OVC volleyball teams nearing final weekend of season

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 10, 2021

This weekend will be the last of the regular season for the volleyball teams of the OVC.  There are five conference matches on both Friday and Saturday, and seeding for the OVC Tournament is still...

Eastern outside hitter Ireland Hieb rises up for a kill attempt in a match against Tennessee State on Oct. 30 in Lantz Arena. Hieb had 15 kills and 6 block assists in the match, a 3-1 Eastern win.

OVC volleyball teams nearing end of regular season

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 1, 2021

There are less than two weeks left in the regular season for the volleyball teams of the OVC.  There are no midweek matches this week, but this upcoming weekend has some matches on the schedule that...

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 outside hitter Elisavet Papageoriou winds up for a kill attempt in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. Papageorgiou had 4 block assists and 5 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

OVC volleyball standings solidifying

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 25, 2021

With less than a month left in conference season for the OVC volleyball teams, the standings are taking substantive shape. All 10 teams have played 11 or 12 conference matches so far, with a few midweek...

Billy Hung, biological sciences professor, gives his thoughts and point of view on a philosophy proposal brought to the Council of Academic Affairs.

CAA to vote on changes to residency hour requirements

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 20, 2021

The Council on Academic Affairs will be meeting to vote on a proposal that, if approved, will lessen the number of residency hours required at Eastern during its meeting at 2 p.m. on Thursday. The council...

Eastern goalkeeper Faith Davies kicks the ball to her left in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Davies had 4 saves in the match, which Eastern lost 2-0.

Panthers drop home match 2-0 to SIUE

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter October 19, 2021

Eastern suffered a 2-0 loss on Tuesday to SIUE in their make-up match against the Cougars. With one match left to go in the regular season, the Panthers will look to pick up a few more valuable points...

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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