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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

Panthers close resurgent season with win

Adam Tumino, Women’s Basketball Reporter March 1, 2020

It turns out a win against Southern Illinois Edwardsville Saturday was not needed for the Eastern women’s basketball team to clinch the four seed in the upcoming OVC tournament, but the Panthers got...

Morehead State knocks off SIUE, takes aim at Austin Peay

Dillan Schorfheide, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Defeating Southern Illinois Edwardsville in the first round of the OVC tournament is not something to brag about. But, nonetheless, Morehead State did so by a 72-68 score. The score...

Freshman Megan Burton connects with the ball in the Panthers’ win over Southeast Missouri April 11. Eastern lost both games to Southern Illinois-Edwardsville Tuesday on the road.

Softball team loses against SIUE on 2 walk offs

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor April 17, 2018

In game one of the Eastern softball team’s doubleheader against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers took a three-run lead into the seventh just to see it slip away and lose 5-4 on a walk-off...

Eastern handles Cougars 6-1 in tennis

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Tennis Reporter March 20, 2018

With a 6-1 victory over Southern Illinois Edwardsville Tuesday, Eastern’s women’s tennis team won its second straight OVC match to start conference play 2-0 this spring. Last year, Southern Illinois...

Junior Jajuan Starks jumps into the lane before going up for a layup in Eastern’s 75-56 loss to Jacksonville State in Lantz Arena. Eastern won 78-74 over Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday on the road.

Panthers escape with big road win

Maher Kawash, Men's Basketball Reporter February 8, 2018

The Eastern men’s basketball team is starting to adjust its play to overcome difficult obstacles, and that was enough for a 78-74 road win against Southern Illinois Edwardsville Thursday night. The...

Smith finds niche on women’s basketball team

Kaitlin Cordes, Women's Basketball Reporter February 6, 2018

The Eastern women’s basketball team has a rare Wednesday night game this week. The Panthers take on Southern Illinois – Edwardsville on the road. For a majority of the season, Eastern has had Thursday...

Anne Hughes gets ready to dig the ball in the Panthers’ 3-2 win over Jacksonville State Oct. 21 in Lantz Arena. Eastern is on the road at Southeast Missouri Saturday.

Volleyball team pulls off upset

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter November 16, 2017

Oh what a difference a year can make. The Eastern volleyball team has come full circle from last season when it won just five games all year, but now the Panthers are making some history. Eastern had...

Freshman Laurel Bailey gets the kill against Alabama A&M Sept. 7 in Lantz Arena. Bailey was second on the team in kills with 24 in the regular season.Eastern starts the OVC Tournament Thursday against Southern Illinois – Edwardsville.

Volleyball opens OVC Tournament

Tom O'Connor, Volleyball Reporter November 15, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will launch a playoff run Thursday, as the No. 7 Panthers (14-14) play No. 2 Southern Illinois – Edwardsville (13-3) in the first round of the OVC Tournament. Both matches...

Freshman Lexi May (left), senior Allie Hueston (middle) and senior Maria Brown go up for the block against Austin Peay’s attack. The Panthers lost in straight sets friday in Lantz Arena.

Panthers set for mid-week OVC matchup

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor October 31, 2017

With a tight OVC race, a pair of losses last weekend for the Eastern volleyball team makes the race even tighter. Eastern lost to Austin Peay and Murray State Friday and Saturday. Austin Peay is the...

Eastern’s Abby Knight and Laurel Bailey jump up over the net to block a shot by an opponent from Alabama A&M on September 8th at Lantz Arena. Eastern won the match three sets to 0.

Volleyball to host Edwardsville

Kaitlin Cordes, Volleyball Reporter September 26, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team will get a taste of home Ohio Valley Conference action Wednesday when it hosts Southern Illinois-Edwardsville. The Panthers got off to a rocky start in conference play, as...

Senior Madi Fisher dribbles past a Fort Wayne player in the Panthers’ 3-2 double overtime win Sept. 8 at Lakeside Field. Eastern continues OVC play this weekend.

Women’s soccer team with tough stretch

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter September 21, 2017

Eastern’s women’s soccer team lost its first conference match of the season to Southern Illinois Edwardsville 3-0, one of two losses in the team’s scoreless weekend. With conference matches on Friday...

The women’s soccer team celebrates a goal in the Panthers’ 3-2 double OT win over Fort Wayne Sept. 8. Eastern has its OVC opener at home Sunday afternoon.

Panthers host first OVC match Sunday

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter September 14, 2017

Eastern’s women’s soccer team has its first conference match of the season Sunday against Southern Illinois Edwardsville. The match will be the sixth home match for the Panthers, and it will be the...

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