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Justin Rust


Mattoon, IL, United States

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Past articles by Justin:

Charleston wins defensive battle with Effingham

CHARLESTON -- For the first two quarters, it was a defensive battle between the Charleston girls’ basketball team and Effingham at Baker Gym. The two teams combined for only 35 → Read More

EIU men look to clean up play on defensive end

The Eastern Illinois men's basketball team can look at Chicago State as a 1-8 opponent, but the Cougars will give the Panthers fits no matter what their record is if → Read More

EIU women look to get a road win against Valpo

The Eastern Illinois women's basketball team has already had a couple of measuring stick games this season — opponents the Panthers played last year and are playing again this season. → Read More

Barrage of threes does in EIU men

CHARLESTON -- A startling trend is starting to develop for the Eastern Illinois men’s basketball team. Against UNC Wilmington on Sunday, the Seahawks hit 11 three-pointers and shot 50 percent → Read More

Mattoon forces OT, loses in extra period

EFFINGHAM -- The three-pointers weren’t falling for the first three quarters for the Mattoon boys’ basketball team in the title game of the St. Anthony Turkey Tournament on Saturday against → Read More

Dameron's contract not renewed with EIU football

CHARLESTON — It took less than 24 hours after Eastern Illinois season-finale against Southeast Missouri State for head coach Kim Dameron to find out if his contract is being renewed. → Read More

OVC NOTEBOOK: Johnson leads EIU's ground game

Eastern Illinois running back Isaiah Johnson made his presence felt against Austin Peay. The Clarksville, Tennessee, native earned Ohio Valley Conference Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors by rushing for → Read More

Panthers put together complete effort against Austin Peay

CHARLESTON -- Austin Peay was the team that cured all of the problems for the Eastern Illinois football team. At least for one week. → Read More

Mattoon's Phillips signs with Olney Central

MATTOON — For Rylee Phillips, the goal has been to play softball at the next level. After a strong season of summer ball, Phillips drew interest from a few schools. → Read More

Lakers score 119 in season-opener

MATTOON -- The new-look Lake Land men’s basketball team was on display for the first time this season when the Lakers hosted Lindenwood’s junior varsity team. → Read More

OVC Notebook: EIU coming off open week

The Eastern Illinois football team is coming off its open week and now the Panthers are preparing for Saturday's home game against Austin Peay. → Read More

Panthers win shootout, advance to semis

CHARLESTON — It's been a bit since the Eastern Illinois women's soccer team qualified for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament, and the Panthers didn't want the appearance to be a → Read More

Green Wave ready to host first-round game

MATTOON — Mattoon missed the playoffs in 2017 and 2016, and it has been even longer since the Green Wave has hosted a first-round playoff game. When Mattoon qualified for → Read More

Green Wave ready to host first-round game

MATTOON — Mattoon missed the playoffs in 2017 and 2016, and it has been even longer since the Green Wave has hosted a first-round playoff game. When Mattoon qualified for → Read More

Green Wave fall in regional title match

EFFINGHAM -- Just like the match about two weeks ago, the Mattoon volleyball team appeared to take control of the Class 3A regional match early in the first set with → Read More

Lady Lakers prepare for challenging Region 24 tourney

The NJCAA Division I Region 24 volleyball tournament was no cakewalk before. It only got tougher this season. John A. Logan, Kaskaskia and Lake Land already gave the region three → Read More

3 teams make the IHSA playoffs

Mattoon, Arcola and Cumberland all earned spots in the IHSA football playoffs, and their pairings were revealed on Saturday night. Mattoon and Arcola both received home games and Cumberland is → Read More

Panthers upset Morehead State

CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois volleyball coach Julie Allen knows her team has the talent to play with the top-tier teams in the Ohio Valley Conference. She just needed her own → Read More

EIU, UTM in unfamiliar positions at the moment

CHARLESTON — Usually the records are flipped for Eastern Illinois and UT Martin during their annual Ohio Valley Conference game. Instead, both programs are staring a losing season in the → Read More

Mattoon's Kyah Eastin ready for state tournament

MATTOON — Mattoon's Kyah Eastin is excited. She is excited because the work she put in during the offseason paid off. It was her goal to move up a spot → Read More