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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

Programs were handed out at Jason Aguilar’s memorial service that took place at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Grand Ballroom Thursday afternoon. On the front of the program was listed a poem written by teammate Za’Quan Singleton a junior organizational devlopment major, in honor of Jason titled “Jason’s Purpose.”

THROUGH THE LENS: Memorial service for Jason Aguilar

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor November 18, 2021

Eastern junior Jeremy Bekkouche (left) and sophomore Nick Oakley compete in the EIU John Craft Invite Jan. 18 in the Lantz Field House. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed first in the event.

Rowan, Carlson move up leaderboards

Oscar Rzodkiewicz, Assistant Sports Editor February 17, 2020

Redshirt senior Grace Rowan and senior Lindsey Carlson move up to No. 2 and No. 4 on the Eastern all-time list for the 3000-meter as the men’s and women’s teams combined for two total first-place finishes...

IHSA boys track, field state semifinals, finals to come to O’Brien Field

Staff Report May 22, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Boys Track and Field state semifinals and finals will take place at O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on...

Eastern runner in familiar place at state track meet

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor May 19, 2019

If it were during the academic year, he probably would have been on the other side of the starting blocks. Even then, he actually may not be using the blocks, seeing as how he runs middle distance events...

Sophomore Amber Vroman from Seneca High School throws her arms up in celebration as she crosses the finish line during a preliminary heat of the 4x800 meter relay, solidifying her squads first-place finish in the heat Thursday at OBrien Field during the Illinois High School Associations Girls Track and Field semifinals.

FEATURE PHOTO: Celebrating success at semifinals

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor May 16, 2019

Sophomore Amber Vroman from Seneca High School throws her arms up in celebration as she crosses the finish line during a preliminary heat of the 4x800 meter relay, solidifying her squad's first-place finish...

O’Brien Field to host IHSA girls track, field state semifinals, finals

Staff Report May 15, 2019

The Illinois High School Association’s Girls Track and Field state semifinals and finals are coming to O’Brien Field Thursday through Saturday. All the semifinals in class 1A will be held on Thursday. The...

Girls’ track and field brings in new recruits

Camelia Nicholson, Sports Editor May 22, 2017

Eastern’s cross country and track and field coaches got a preview of their incoming runners at the girls’ state final this past weekend. Seniors Chelsea Paulek, Kate Bushue, Shelby Siltman and Margaret...

Success comes naturally for Buckwalter

Adam Shay, Sports Features Writer November 9, 2016

The goal in any sport is to have fun and most importantly; win.  Winning has been a tradition for Eastern senior track and field athlete Bryn Buckwalter ever since her sophomore year of high school. Buckwalter...

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