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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

Freshman defender Jake McConnery prepares for a shot.

The Panthers prepare for second round of the OVC tournament

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor November 7, 2023

Eastern men's soccer will be playing in the second round of a conference tournament for the first time since 2007. “Preseason polls, everyone’s saying, ‘Oh we’re not supposed to be here,...

Forward Casey Welage (8) and midfielder Jake Pollock (25) chase after the ball at mens soccer practice at Lakeside Field on Thursday.

Eastern wins OVC tournament game

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor November 5, 2023

Eastern men’s soccer won a game in a conference tournament for the first time since 2007 where it beat Drake University in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament. The Panthers won 3-1 on penalties...

Freshman forward/midfielder Kyle Kimberling chases after a ball on Tuesday night Oct. 4th, 2023, at OBrien Field on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston Ill. Kimberling said he feels good about the upcoming game. I think that we are starting to hit our stride, our last three games have definitely been our best three, so Im excited and hopefully we come home with six points, Kimberling said.

“Our goal is to come back with plural points,” Oakley says previewing Incarnate Word

Luther Yoder, Assistant Sports Editor October 4, 2023

The Panthers will begin a four-day stretch of staying in Texas that starts on Thursday when they play the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals at 7 p.m. at Gayle and Tom Benson Stadium and ends...

Forward Maxwell Allen plays vs. Bellarmine Saturday afternoon. The Panthers lost 2-0 at Lakeside Field.

Panthers record second loss of season against Knights

Patrick Schmitz, Sports Reporter September 10, 2023

Eastern lost a competitive game to Bellarmine 2-0 on Saturday afternoon at Lakeside Field. The Knights scored two goals in the first 21 minutes. Bellarmine was aggressive all game especially in the beginning. EIU...

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