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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.

The Daily Eastern News

COLUMN: Coco Gauff’s Grand Slam win is the motivation we all need in our lives

COLUMN: Coco Gauff’s Grand Slam win is the motivation we all need in our lives

Jade Maxwell, Columnist September 18, 2023

Welcome back to another edition of the Catch-Up, the column where I catch you up on all the goods of the week’s biggest pop culture moments! We’re starting this off with a huge congratulations to...

Junior Addison Brown plays doubles vs Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on the Rex Darling Courts Saturday afternoon. Brown loses in her doubles match against the Cougars 6-1.

Golf, tennis finish 2023 seasons

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor April 27, 2023

Eastern’s men’s and women’s golf and women’s tennis teams all represented EIU at their respective Ohio Valley Conference Championships over the last week and a half. Take a look at how the teams...

Eastern pitched Alexa Rehmeier prepares to face a batter in game one of a doubleheader against Morehead State on March 20 at Williams Field. Rehmeier threw a complete game shutout, striking out 10 batters as Eastern won 4-0.

Athletics department announces schedule changes

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 23, 2023

The Eastern Illinois athletics department announced Thursday morning that it changed several home sporting events due to inclement weather in the area this weekend. Baseball The Eastern Illinois...

The baseball, softball, and women’s and men’s tennis teams will play games over spring break.

Eastern sports to be on the lookout for over Spring Break

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor March 10, 2023

When Spring Break rolls around, it means all spring sports are in the swing of things. Here are some of Eastern’s athletics to watch and keep track of over the break:   Baseball EIU’s...

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Freshman Pau Riera goes for a return in a match at the Eastern Illinois Fall Invite in Fall 2019 at Darling Courts.

Men’s tennis finds success during home match

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor October 3, 2022

Eastern’s men’s tennis team hosted Southern Indiana and Lewis University last Friday and Saturday at the EIU Panther Hidden Dual. EIU had wins in both the doubles and singles categories. On the...

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.

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....

Sophomore Emily Pugachevsky returns the ball to Abby Carpenter in practice Sept. 21 at the Darling Courts. Eastern played at Illinois State this weekend.

Eastern tennis team finds success at Illinois State

Parker Valentine, Tennis Reporter October 22, 2017

The Eastern women’s tennis team completed their fall season in dominant fashion over the weekend. The Panthers were in Normal Saturday and Sunday at Illinois State University for the annual Redbird...

Junior Abby Carpenter backhands the ball to freshman Karla Contreras and sophomore Emily Pugachevsky at practice Thursday. Eastern is playing its fall season. Eastern just finished play over the weekend at the Bradley Fall Invitational and will have the EIU Alumni match Saturday.

Panthers continuing fall season play

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter September 25, 2017

Eastern’s women’s tennis team continued its fall season in Peoria over the weekend at the annual Bradley Fall invitational. The Panthers found success at the event, especially from two of their...

Kelly Iden making history at ITA Regional

Parker Valentine, Women's Tennis Reporter October 19, 2016

The diversity in class of the Panther players at this year’s Intercollegiate Tennis Association regional at Michigan State University, shows the depth of the Eastern women’s tennis team this year. Senior...

Freshman Marko Stefan Janjusic returns the ball during a preseason practice at Darling Tennis Courts. Janjusic and teammate Braden Davis share the top records for the Panthers at 2-1.

Men’s tennis hosts first home match of season

Dillan Schorfheide, Men's Tennis Reporter September 29, 2016

After its first matches of the year at Valparaiso, the Eastern Men’s tennis team is hosting an invitational this weekend at the Darling Courts. The matches will be played on Friday and Saturday. Eastern...

Justin Brown | The Daily Eastern News Senior Kamile Stadalninkaite practices on Wednesday at the Darling Tennis Courts. One of three seniors on the team, Stadalninkaite is helping to mentor he teammates.

Kamile Stadalninkaite, leader and mentor for her teammates

Parker Valentine, Women’s tennis reporter September 14, 2016

One of three seniors on the women’s tennis team, senior Kamile Stadalninkaite finds herself in a position to both be a leader on the team as well as mentor her younger teammates. “Three full years...

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