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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.

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Junior Addison Brown plays doubles vs Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on the Rex Darling Courts Saturday afternoon. Brown loses in her doubles match against the Cougars 6-1.

Golf, tennis finish 2023 seasons

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor April 27, 2023

Eastern’s men’s and women’s golf and women’s tennis teams all represented EIU at their respective Ohio Valley Conference Championships over the last week and a half. Take a look at how the teams...

Senior Brittany Steven plays against the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Cougars during the womens tennis Senior Day at the Rex Darling Courts Saturday afternoon. The Panthers lost 5-2 to the Cougars.

EIU spring sports update

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor April 14, 2023

Spring sports here at Eastern have been well underway the last few months. Let’s take a look at the standings and records of EIU’s spring sports: Baseball The EIU baseball team has a current overall...

Eastern pitched Alexa Rehmeier prepares to face a batter in game one of a doubleheader against Morehead State on March 20 at Williams Field. Rehmeier threw a complete game shutout, striking out 10 batters as Eastern won 4-0.

Athletics department announces schedule changes

Autumn Schulz, Sports Editor March 23, 2023

The Eastern Illinois athletics department announced Thursday morning that it changed several home sporting events due to inclement weather in the area this weekend. Baseball The Eastern Illinois...

The baseball, softball, and women’s and men’s tennis teams will play games over spring break.

Eastern sports to be on the lookout for over Spring Break

Kate Stevens, Assistant Sports Editor March 10, 2023

When Spring Break rolls around, it means all spring sports are in the swing of things. Here are some of Eastern’s athletics to watch and keep track of over the break:   Baseball EIU’s...

Papavasilopoulos’ great season leads to Oracles Master’s selection

Dillan Schorfheide, Sports Editor July 9, 2019

Sam Kercheval knew Rachel Papavasilopoulos was an important part of the Eastern women’s tennis team’s lineup for the OVC tournament. Kercheval, the former director of tennis at Eastern before...

Women’s tennis gearing up for fall season

Parker Valentine, Women’s Tennis reporter August 31, 2016

  Success is something the Eastern women’s tennis team has had in previous years, and 2016 could be the team’s sixth-straight Ohio Valley Conference Tournament birth. Eastern lost a pair...

Women’s tennis splits road matches

Sean Hastings, Sports Editor March 27, 2016

The Eastern women’s tennis team split its weekend road matches with a loss to Murray State Friday and a win against Austin Peay Saturday. Eastern pushed its Ohio Valley Conference record to 3-1.The...

Women’s tennis earns third sweep, faces SIUC

Kaitlin Cordes, Staff Reporter February 14, 2016

The women’s tennis team had a strong showing over the weekend, earning a 9-0 sweep over the Saint Francis Fighting Saints. This win moves the Panthers to a 3-2 overall record with the squad yet to...

Senior Sephora Boubahaiem hits the ball during a match against Olivet Nazarene on Oct. 6 at the Darling Courts.

Women’s tennis improves after win over Illinois State

Chris Picazo, Staff Reporter February 9, 2015

The Eastern women’s tennis team defeated Illinois State University 6-1 on Saturday in Normal improving to 2-1 on the season. Sophomore Kamile Stadalninkaite, junior Hannah Kimbrough, and senior Sephora...

Panthers impress in win over Dayton

Bob Reynolds, Sports Editor February 2, 2015

The Eastern women’s tennis team got its first win of the season on Saturday as it defeated Dayton 4-3 in Terre Haute, Ind. Junior Ali Foster and Sophomore Hannah Kimbrough picked up wins in singles...

Freshman Grace Summers attempts to hit the ball in her tennis match against Olivet Nazarene Monday at the Darling Courts. Summers went on to win her match.

Women’s tennis beats Olivet Nazarane

Sean Hastings, Staff Reporter October 7, 2014

The Eastern women’s tennis team hosted Olivet Nazarene on the Darling Courts for the first time ever and came away with a 7-0 victory despite a couple of weather delays on Monday. During the doubles...

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