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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 midfielder Chad Hamler tries to beat two opponents to the ball in Easterns match against Purdue Fort Wayne on Sept. 3 at Lakeside Field. Eastern lost the match 1-0.

Big games ahead for Summit League men’s soccer teams

Adam Tumino, Sports Editor October 20, 2021

The Eastern men’s soccer team had a nonconference match Wednesday afternoon, picking up a 1-0 win on the road against IUPUI.  It was the first nonconference win of the season for the Panthers and...

Men’s soccer loses 2-1 to Western Illinois in chippy match

Blake Faith, Men's Soccer Reporter October 27, 2019

The men’s soccer team hoped to take control of its  spot in the Summit League standings and spoil Western Illinois’ senior night Oct. 26. The Panthers were not able to do either in a 2-1 chippy...

Senior Muusa Dama goes up for a layup in the Panthers’ win over Illinois Nov. 3 in Lantz Arena. Eastern lost to Western 56-54 Wednesday night in Macomb. With the win, the Leathernecks take back the Old Rail Splitter Trophy the two teams compete for.

Final six minutes in each half hurts Panthers

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor November 15, 2017

Turnover, turnover, two made free throws, missed jumper, turnover, missed three-pointer, turnover, missed jumper, missed layup, turnover and a missed three-pointer. That is how the final 5:46 of the first...

Freshman Shady Omar attempts to kick the ball away in the Panthers’ 1-0 win over Saint Francis Sept. 10 at Lakeside Field. The Panthers play at Western Saturday.

Men’s soccer team heads to Western

JJ Bullock, Assistant Sports Editor September 28, 2017

The Summit League’s top defensive team will meet two of the conference’s top three scorers Saturday when the Eastern men’s soccer team travels to face Western Illinois. Eastern and its defense,...

Pilar Barrio fights for the ball against a Fort Wayne defender on Friday at Lakeside Field. The Panthers won in double overtime 3-2.

Women’s soccer wins third straight

Dillan Schorfheide, Women's Soccer Reporter September 10, 2017

The women’s soccer team’s offense carried the Panthers to a weekend sweep, increasing the team’s win streak to three games. Eastern’s offense, which has been playing at a high level so far this...

Eastern women’s basketball falls to Western

Eastern women’s basketball falls to Western

Elias Albert, Staff Reporter December 2, 2015

Eastern’s women’s basketball team fell short to Western Illinois by a final score of 92-69 Wednesday night in Lantz Arena. With the loss, Eastern falls to 1-6 and is now on a six-game losing streak...

Eastern’s soccer to clash against rival Western

Mark Shanahan, Staff Reporter October 14, 2015

In hopes to end a six games losing streak, the Eastern men’s soccer team faces Summit League foe Western Illinois on the road this Saturday. Western comes into this game after an overtime loss to...

Men’s golf finishes last at ISU invite

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor September 14, 2015

The Eastern men’s golf team finished in last place out of 18 teams in the D.A. Weibring Intercollegiate at the par-71 Illinois State University Golf Course in Normal Sunday and Monday. The Panthers...

Panthers renew football rivalry with Western Illinois

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter September 2, 2015

An in-state rivalry will be reborn on a football field in Macomb, Ill. on Thursday night. The Eastern football team will take on Western Illinois for the first game of the season. Both teams finished...

Swimming wraps up meets at Western Illinois

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter January 19, 2015

The men and women’s swim teams finished up a pair of double-duals at Western Illinois with South Dakota this past weekend. The women went 2-2 over the weekend and the men dropped both of its meets....

Senior outside hitter Reynae Hutchinson sets the ball up to senior middle blocker Amy Martin in a game on Nov. 8 at Lantz Arena.  The Panthers beat the Gamecocks 3-1.

Panthers set for rematch against Leathernecks

Blake Nash, Staff Reporter September 4, 2014

The Eastern volleyball team will play in its second tournament of the year, as the Panthers head to Western Illinois this on Friday. Eastern shutout the Lethernecks on Saturday at Ball State, winning...

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