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

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Eastern football team celebrates after getting a interception against UT Martin at O‘Brien Field Saturday afternoon.

EIU Football ends regular season with best record since 2013

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor November 18, 2023

It has been six years since the Panthers had a winning season, and it has been an additional four years since the team won at least eight games in the regular season. Eastern won their last game of the...

Redshirt freshman running back MJ Flowers (20) celebrates a touchdown with redshirt junior offensive lineman Elkhanan Tanelus (72). Eastern beat Tennessee State 30-17 Saturday afternoon at O’ Brien Field.

Flowers scores more points than Tennessee State offense in Panther win

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor November 11, 2023

With four rushing touchdowns, a blocked punt, and a new pass breakup record, Eastern has aspects to be proud of after their 30-17 win against Tennessee State. In the first quarter, redshirt junior quarterback...

Anthony Manaves, a junior tight end practices catching the football with a teammate at OBrien Field wednesday afternoon.

Panthers feel motivated ahead of third conference game

Zaria Flippin and Duane Carter October 19, 2023

With a 35-28 lost against Southeast Missouri State, Eastern looks to avoid their third straight loss as they prepare to compete against Bryant University this Saturday at O’Brien Stadium. Panthers’...

Wide receiver Justin Bowick Jr. (1) gets pushed by Indiana State players while attempting to score a touchdown. The Panthers won 27-0 against the Sycamores Thursday night.

Panthers hope to improve on little things against Falcons

Zaria Flippin and Duane Carter September 6, 2023

Eastern will face Bowling Green State University on Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. CST. With the 27-0 win against Indiana State last week, the Panthers are looking forward to getting another win under...

EIUs football team celebrate their first win of the season with the EIU section at Indiana States memorial stadium. The Panthers won 27-0 against the Sycamores Thursday night.

Panthers start season opener with first shutout since 2016

Zaria Flippin, Sports Editor September 1, 2023

Eastern beat Indiana State University 27-0 at Memorial Stadium on Thursday evening. Two interceptions from the Sycamores resulted in two of the four touchdowns for the Panthers. With 55 seconds...

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