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

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

After winning 6-1 against the Western Illinois University Leathernecks,  the Panthers are put at a 31-18 win ratio. After the game, Eastern Baseball Coach Jason Anderson said although they won the team struggled to score when the other team wasnt.

Conklin named as EIU starting pitcher after scrimmage

Gabe Newman, Sports Reporter February 4, 2024

Tyler Conklin will be Eastern’s opening day starting pitcher against Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, manager Jason Anderson said before the team’s first outdoor intersquad scrimmage...

Senior right-handed pitcher Jonathon Hanscom catches during baseball practice in the Lantz Indoor Fieldhouse on Thursday evening.  Hanscom appeared in 19 games during the 2023 season and had 51 strikeouts in 52.1 innings of work on the mound.

Q&A with EIU baseball pitchers

Cameron Thomas, Sports Reporter January 29, 2024

Senior right hand pitcher Jonathon Hanscom and junior right hand pitchers Tyler Conklin and Christian Carew answered some questions about baseball and what their goals are ahead of the 2024 season:    Q:...

Junior pitcher Olivia Price (6), starts her pitch to St. Louis University junior infielder Jocelyn Abbott (20) on Wednesday evening.

Athletes to watch in the winter

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor January 10, 2024

Men’s Basketball: Jordan “Tiger” Booker The senior guard from Chicago transferred to Eastern after playing one year at Tarleton State. Booker currently averages 13.4 points per game, 3.1 assists...

The Eastern Illinois baseball dropped its first game 4-3 of a three-game series to Ohio Valley Conference opponent Little Rock, Arkansas.

Conklin has solid performance despite loss to Little Rock

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Sophomore right-hander Tyler Conklin threw 7.1 innings, allowing four hits and four runs, tying his season high of seven strikeouts in Friday’s 4-3 loss to Little Rock at Coaches Stadium. The Panthers...

Trevor Nichols pitched five innings during the Panthers first game of the OVC Tournament against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars in Lexington, KY. The Panthers lost 8-6 against the Courgars, closing out the season.

Panthers eliminated in first game of OVC Tourney

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor May 25, 2022

The Eastern baseball team was eliminated from the OVC Tournament Championship Wednesday afternoon after losing to SIUE 8-6.  The Panthers concluded the 2022 season with a 12-12 OVC record and a 33-20...

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