The Trojans had plenty of individual skill, but something never quite clicked. They went 11-19. It was a learning experience. Now, with another year together and new coach Brad Oakley, Charleston has a confident group.
I cover Eastern Illinois football and basketball, as well as Mattoon/Charleston prep sports, for the JG-TC
- Home town
There was instant comfort between Mattoon's Kira Wolf and Minnesota's golf program. It strengthened on an official visit and never weakened. Wolf made her decision binding when she signed Tuesday.
Mallory Ramage begins her encore to her standout freshman season Friday when Mattoon opens its season. The rest of the Green Wave's roster can’t be forgotten, though. Coach Amanda Aydt says it shouldn’t be either.
Another member of Charleston boys golf’s back-to-back state championship teams is continuing his career beyond high school.
CHARLESTON – Eastern Illinois played the first of four games as part of a San Antonio non-conference tournament at home Monday, hosting NAIA o…
Special teams, the overlooked yet certainly not negligible third phase, has been a steady sore spot for Eastern Illinois. It simply took 11 games to become obvious.
EIU returns to the court Monday against NAIA opponent Indiana Northwest (7 p.m., ESPN+) for the first of two straight games against non-Division I competition.
Eastern Illinois lost to SEMO 26-12 Saturday afternoon to fall to 1-10 this season.
EIU isn’t exactly in a spot to feel entitled after its first win last weekend, even after it played the best half of football it has all year. 1-9 is 1-9.
The senior pitcher helped lead Charleston to the sectional semifinals last spring.