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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.

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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 Danielle Allen connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southeast Missouri on Oct. 9 in Lantz Arena. Allen had 5 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-0.

Panthers lose 2 weekend matches on road

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 7, 2021

The Eastern volleyball team played in its final two road matches of the regular season over the weekend, dropping a pair of matches to Tennessee Tech.  The Panthers lost both matches 3-1 to the Golden...

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...

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 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...

Eastern forward/midfielder Niondina Nystrom kicks the ball upfield in a match against Chicago State on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern won the match by a score of 1-0.

OVC women’s soccer in action Thursday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

As conference play continues for the women's soccer teams of the OVC, eight of the conference's nine teams will be in action Thursday.  There are four OVC matches on the schedule, with only Southeast...

Eastern outside hitter Kylie Michael connects on a kill attempt in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 5 in Lantz Arena. Michael had 7 kills in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Conference play continuing for OVC volleyball teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 6, 2021

The volleyball teams of the OVC are getting deeper into conference play.  Most of the conference now has five matches under their belts, with a few teams having played four matches in OVC play. Only...

Eastern safety Jordan Vincent (1) prepares to make attempt a tackle on a Dayton ball carrier in a game on Sept. 11. Vincent had 12 total tackles in the game, which Eastern lost 17-10.

Updating OVC’s non-conference performance

Autumn Schultz, Assistant Sports Editor September 15, 2021

Only one OVC team recorded a win last week while four of the conference’s seven teams are still searching for their first win of the season as they enter Week 3 of play.  Tennessee-Martin, 3rd in the...

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