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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

Eastern forward, Macy McGlone (33), attempts to make a shot against Little Rock forward, Nikki Metcalfe (32) in Lantz Arena. The Panthers won 44-33 against the Trojans Saturday evening.

Eastern able to overcome slow start to beat Valparaiso

Cameron Thomas, Sports Reporter November 12, 2023

The Panthers women’s basketball team overcame a rough first half to beat the Valparaiso Beacons 75-62. Eastern ended the first quarter shooting 33% from the field and from the three-point line...

Katy Black, a senior backstroker swimmer , runs through the tunnel of swimmers for the swim teams Senior Night on Saturday at Padovan Pool. Black finished third in the women’s 50 yard backstroke with a time of 29.01. The Panthers won against Valparaso.

THROUGH THE LENS: Swimming Senior Night

Rob Le Cates, Assistant Photo Editor January 30, 2022

Eastern freshman Emma Ballantyne competes in the 1000 yard freestyle in a meet against Ball State on Oct. 29 at Padovan Pool. The women’s swimming team lost the meet 174-84.

Panthers compete in A3 Performance Invite

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

The Eastern men's and women's swimming teams competed in the A3 Performance Invite Thursday through Saturday, with the women placing fourth and men placing fifth.  The event, held in Carbondale, featured...

Eastern sophomore Jackson Penny competes in the backstroke segment of the 200 yard individual medley in a meet against Evansville on Oct. 9 at Padovan Pool. The mens swimming team lost the meet 125-76.

Swimming teams pick up weekend wins

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 24, 2021

The Eastern men's and women's swimming teams were on the road over Homecoming Weekend, each picking up a win in a meet against Valparaiso.  It was the first win of the season for the Panthers, as well...

Eastern head swimming coach Tyler Donges (left) watches and event with swimmer Emma Keith during Easterns meet against Evansville on Oct. 9 in Padovan Pool.

Eastern swimming teams head to Valparaiso Saturday

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

The Eastern men’s and women’s swimming teams will be back in action Saturday for the second time this season.  Although it is Homecoming Weekend for many at Eastern, the swimming teams will be...

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Jake Andrews fends off a sliding defender while making a move with the ball during Eastern’s 0-1 loss to Green Bay at Lakeside Field in September 2018.

Men’s soccer team looking for improved offense this season

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter August 14, 2019

While defense is a focus of the program, Eastern men’s soccer head coach Kiki Lara developed more offensive strategies in the offseason that he hopes to implement this season. The strategy is to be...

Eastern swim teams to open at Valparaiso

Adam Shay, Swimming Reporter October 5, 2017

The Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams begin the season as the Panthers travel to Valparaiso this Saturday. Despite having losing records last season, both teams are ready to begin their season...

Sophomore Maggie Runge goes up for the kill in the Panthers’ 3-0 sweep over Alabama A&M. Eastern is on the road at Valparaiso Wednesday for a non-conference matchup.

Volleyball team prepares for midweek matchup

Maher Kawash, Volleyball Reporter September 12, 2017

The Eastern volleyball team is already turning heads this season with its improvements from a year ago, and now tries to continue that in a midweek affair. The Panthers have started their season with...

Women’s soccer away Friday, home Sunday

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter August 31, 2017

With Ohio Valley Conference opponents already showing dominance early in the season, this weekend could be vital for Eastern’s women’s soccer team to get some wins to put themselves in a better spot...

Men’s tennis team finds a leader in Woodson

Dillan Schorfheide, Men's Tennis Reporter September 7, 2016

  With the men’s tennis season fast-approaching, junior Jared Woodson is embracing his role as a leader alongside his teammates. “I get the privilege to be a leader on this team, along...

Eastern swim teams set to host Valparaiso

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor November 4, 2015

After posting multiple in season best times last weekend at Evansville, the Eastern men’s and women’s swim teams will have another chance to improve this weekend when they host Valparaiso Saturday. The...

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