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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 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...

Easterns Daniel Luoma kicks off in Easterns Homecoming Game against Tennessee State on Oct. 23. The Panthers lost the game 28-0.

OVC football teams now through 9 weeks of season

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor November 3, 2021

Homecoming Game victories, a game winning touchdown, and setting new offensive career highs are just a few things that describe Week 9 of Play for the OVC.  The weekend started with Eastern taking...

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...

Members of the Eastern volleyball team celebrate a point from the bench during Easterns match against Tennessee State Saturday at Lantz Arena. Eastern won the match 3-1.

Volleyball team extends win streak to 3 matches

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 31, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team was able to snap a 13-match losing streak last Tuesday, and after this weekend have now flipped that losing streak into a three-match winning streak.  The Panthers won a...

Members of the Eastern volleyball team celebrate a point in a match against Morehead State on Oct. 22 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers lost the match 3-0 to the Eagles.

Panthers back home for weekend matches

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 28, 2021

For the first time this conference season, the Eastern volleyball team will be playing after coming off a win.  After picking up a road win on Tuesday against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville, the Panthers...

Eastern Running back Harrison Bey-Buie is handed the ball by quarterback Otto Kuhns at Saturday afternoon’s football game. Eastern lost 28-0 to Tennessee State at OBrien Field.

Week 8 results for OVC football teams

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 27, 2021

Week 8 of Play for the OVC was nothing short of exciting as one team completed a shutout while others made program history with their offensive game as they try to move up in the rankings before time runs...

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...

Eastern running back Jaelin Benefield avoids a Tennessee State player while running the ball in the Homecoming Game against the Tigers on Saturday afternoon. Eastern lost 28-0 to Tennessee State at O’Brien Field.

Turnovers hurt Panthers in Hoco loss

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 24, 2021

Turnovers continued to haunt the Eastern football team throughout the 2021 Homecoming Game Saturday afternoon, resulting in a 28-0 loss to Tennessee State. Head coach Adam Cushing said that they ultimately...

Eastern quarterback Otto Kuhns (left) drops back to pass in the Panthers game against Tennessee-Martin on Oct. 16 at OBrien Field. Kuhns threw for a touchdown and ran for another in the game, which Eastern lost 28-17.

Panthers to play Tigers for Homecoming

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2021

O’Brien Field will be the place to be this Saturday as the Eastern football team faces off against Tennessee State in the 103rd Homecoming Game. Eastern head coach Adam Cushing said that he expects it...

Eastern head coach Adam Cushing (center) and the rest of the sideline celebrate a stop in the Panthers game against Tennessee-Martin at OBrien Field on Saturday. Eastern lost the game 28-17 to the Skyhawks.

Updating OVC football results, standings

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2021

Week 7 of Play for the OVC had six teams going head-to-head to fight for a chance to raise their standings with one team winning in overtime and another by just one point.  The weekend kicked off with...

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