The Daily Eastern News

FEATURE PHOTO: Thomas Hall tennis

FEATURE PHOTO: Thomas Hall tennis

Mery Fleming, Contributing photographer

September 12, 2019

Jeremy Kurzinski, an alum of Eastern, plays tennis against his friend on the tennis courts behind Thomas Hall on Thursday afternoon. Kurzinski said they come out twice a week to play tennis or basketball. He said that he also comes out to support the basketball team when they have home games.

I’m rooting for the Dodgers: Here’s why

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

September 12, 2019

This week saw a lot of news in the NFL, whether it was the beginning of the season or Antonio Brown. A piece of sports news that was not covered almost at all was in the MLB. The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the NL West division for the seventh straight year. The Dodgers have also won the last two NL p...

Put your opinions on NFL players away

Blake Faith, Sports Reporter

September 5, 2019

The NFL has been full of news lately. Whether that is Antonio Brown being fined $54,000, Jared Goff singling a $134 million four year contract extension or Ezekiel Elliot’s $90 million 6 year contract, there’s plenty to talk about. Whether you think the fines and contracts are worth it or inexcusable, I...

Let the trash talking fly

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

July 16, 2019

Trash talking is and always has been a big part of my life, as bad or as silly that makes me seem. Considering video games have been a big part of my life for over a decade, I tend to trash talk people I play against, real or computer-controlled. Sports have always been in my life as well, so when...

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

FEATURE PHOTO: Playing pickleball with a pal

Raine Zhu, Photographer

July 9, 2019

Olivia Bommelje, a graduate from the Charleston High School Class of 2019, plays pickleball with a friend at the tennis court next to Andrew Hall Tuesday afternoon. Bommelje said she will attend the University of Missouri and major in engineering.

Recent fake news shows importance of verification

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor

June 25, 2019

I feel like it should go without me saying so, but please check everything you read or hear. A couple scenarios have popped up recently that make this idea needed for another visit. The National Basketball Association’s championship has passed, and free agency is coming up in a few days. If you...

Intramural sports free for students over summer

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

June 11, 2019

The Campus Recreation Department offers a variety of intramural sports during the summer that any enrolled Eastern students can participate in for free. Faculty and staff holding Student Recreation Center memberships are eligible to participate, too. Basketball free throws, tennis, racquetball,...

Sports fan rage is absolutely terrifying

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 25, 2019

This probably goes without saying, but the rage of an angry sports fan is simply terrifying. I don’t know about you guys, but my dad is so bad about this. My dad is a very lax dude. He’s easygoing, caring and compassionate to no end. But when it comes to sports? Well, that’s just a totally d...

Esports arena to be built in Recreation Center

Tom O’Connor, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Eastern administrators have pushed forward on a proposal to build an Esports arena in a classroom on the second floor of the Recreation Center at an estimated cost of $60,000. Paul McCann, the interim vice president for Business Affairs, said school administrators have not yet finalized an exact amo...

Student Recreation Center provides fitness resources for students

Hannah Shillo, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018

There are many opportunities to stay active while living in Charleston, especially at the Student Recreation Center on campus, which is available for each student at Eastern. Paul Noble, the facility coordinator and professional intern at the Student Recreation Center, said there are plenty of intram...

Intramural soccer team wins 3 consecutive tournaments

Rachel Stanevich, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018

With the help of his teammates, Paul Noble, a graduate student in sports administration from Peterborough, England has won three consecutive intramural soccer tournaments during his time at Eastern. Noble’s team was victorious in the tournaments during the indoor season in 2016, the outdoor fall...

Sports can be more than just a game

Tom O'Connor, Sports Reporter

March 22, 2018

Living with autism spectrum disorder, I often found it difficult to bridge the crosswalk between solitude and companionship, struggling to read the flashing signals or nonverbal cues. For years, my restrictive patterns of interest revolved around parrots. My dialogue on this subject would have bored...

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