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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

Eastern guard CJ Lane looks to pass in Easterns game against North Park on Dec. 4 in Lantz Arena. The Panthers won the game 76-71.

Updating OVC men’s basketball results, standings

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor December 8, 2021

The Eastern men’s basketball team is now 2-8 on the season and are currently sitting at ninth place in the OVC after coming off a 72-44 loss to Missouri. Let’s see how the rest of the conference compares....

Eastern guard Lariah Washington fights for position in the paint during the Panthers game against Evansville on Nov. 20 in Lantz Arena. Washington had 25 points in the game, which Eastern won 85-74.

OVC women’s basketball teams nearing conference play

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor December 6, 2021

Conference season is drawing nearer for the women's basketball teams of the OVC.  All of the teams in the conference have played six or more games in nonconference play, with two teams having played...

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...

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 sophomore midfielder Cam Korhorn kicks the ball upfield in a match against Southern Illinois-Edwardsville on Oct. 19 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 2-0 to the Cougars.

OVC Tournament upcoming for Panthers

Nick Bays, Women's Soccer Reporter October 26, 2021

The Eastern women’s soccer team ended their regular season last week on Thursday with a 3-0 loss against Austin Peay. That meant the Panthers had to wait for the result of last Sunday’s match between...

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 outside hitter Kaitlyn Flynn follows through on a kill attempt in a match against Indiana State on Sept. 19 in Lantz Arena. Flynn had 10 kills and 10 digs in the match, which Eastern lost 3-1.

Panthers home for matches with Skyhawks

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

The football team is not the only Eastern team playing at home this weekend.  The Eastern volleyball team will be hosting Tennessee-Martin for a pair of conference matches on Friday and Saturday. The...

Eastern head coach Adam Cushing (center) and the rest of the sideline celebrate a stop in the Panthers game against Tennessee-Martin at OBrien Field on Saturday. Eastern lost the game 28-17 to the Skyhawks.

Updating OVC football results, standings

Autumn Schulz, Assistant Sports Editor October 20, 2021

Week 7 of Play for the OVC had six teams going head-to-head to fight for a chance to raise their standings with one team winning in overtime and another by just one point.  The weekend kicked off with...

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