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EKU CROSS COUNTRY | Women's Cross Country Team Makes History

11/15/2017 12:38 PM

The EKU women’s cross country team is making program history. The Colonels will be competing in this weekend’s NCAA Championships in Louisville. It’s the first-ever trip to the NCAA Championships for the EKU women’s program. In fact, the Colonels are the first-ever Ohio Valley Conference women’s team to advance to the NCAA Championships. Eastern Kentucky advanced by earning one of the 13 at-large bids to the event. EKU head coach Rick Erdmann and runner Charlotte Imer are each looking forward to the... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Host St. Francis Saturday in Regular Season Finale

11/14/2017 11:48 AM

The EKU football team is getting ready for its final game of the regular season. The Colonels (3-7, 3-5) host St. Francis (5-5, 3-3) on Saturday afternoon in a non-conference match-up. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. EKU will be hoping to bounce back after losing its last two games by a combined ten points. EKU head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview this weekend’s game:  Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Practicing for Final OVC Game This Season

11/07/2017 01:45 PM

The Eastern Kentucky football team is hoping to bounce back this Saturday after falling in a heartbreaker this past weekend. The Colonels (3-6, 3-4) will welcome Austin Peay (6-4, 5-1) to Roy Kidd Stadium for a 1 p.m. ET start time. EKU is coming off a 23-20 overtime loss to Eastern Illinois (6-4, 5-2) this past weekend. EKU head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Tuesday. He spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff about this past weekend’s game and about... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Ready For First Exhibition of Season

11/03/2017 06:21 PM

The EKU women’s basketball team hosts its first exhibition game of the season on Sunday afternoon. The Colonels will face Davis & Elkins College inside McBrayer Arena beginning at 2 p.m. ET. Last season, EKU advanced to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship Game, ultimately falling to Belmont. The year, the Colonels have a lot of new faces, including eight freshman. EKU head coach Chrissy Roberts spoke on Thursday about what her team is focusing on as it gets ready for Davis... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Looking Forward to 2017-2018 Season

11/02/2017 03:05 PM

The EKU men’s basketball team is getting ready for its upcoming season. The Colonels have their first exhibition game of the year against Georgetown College (Ky.) on Friday at 7 p.m. ET inside McBrayer Arena. Last year’s EKU team finished the season with a 12-19 overall record and a 5-11 record in Ohio Valley Conference play. Head coach Dan McHale answered questions from the press during Thursday’s EKU Basketball Media Day and spoke about what he expects to see from this season’s... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Looking for Third Straight Win

10/31/2017 12:07 PM

The EKU football team is hitting its stride at the right time. The Colonels (3-5, 3-3) are currently on a two-game winning streak as they prepare for their final three games of the regular season. Their next game takes place this Saturday at Eastern Illinois (5-4, 4-2). Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. ET. EKU head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview Saturday’s Ohio Valley Conference match-up: EKU leads the all-time series with Eastern Illinois 13-11, although the Panthers... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels hoping to build on UT Martin victory

10/24/2017 06:04 PM

The Eastern Kentucky football team picked up a much-needed victory over UT Martin last weekend. EKU scored 21 points in the third quarter on its way to a 31-21 victory. The Colonels coach also rushed for over 200 yards and four touchdowns against UT Martin. The victory improved the team’s record to 2-5 overall, and provided a shot of confidence heading into this weekend’s game with Murray State. Colonels coach Mark Elder joined TJ Beisner today to discuss what went... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Getting Ready for Homecoming Game

10/18/2017 12:07 PM

The EKU football team is looking to snap a three-game losing streak this weekend, as the school celebrates homecoming. The Colonels (1-5, 1-3) are coming off a 41-25 loss to No. 3 Jacksonville St. this past Saturday. They will hope to bounce back this Saturday when they host UT Martin (3-3, 1-2) at 3 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. The game will serve as Eastern Kentucky’s homecoming match-up. EKU head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview this weekend’s... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Hoping to Pull Off Upset Over No. 3 Jacksonville St.

10/10/2017 11:12 AM

The EKU football team is hard at work preparing for one of its toughest tests of the season this weekend. The Colonels (1-4, 1-2) will be on the road to face No. 3 Jacksonville St. (4-1, 2-0) Saturday. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. ET in Jacksonville, Al. EKU enters the match-up riding a two-game losing streak after falling to Southeast Missouri and Tennessee St. the last two weeks. Eastern Kentucky head coach Mark Elder joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview Saturday’s... Read more 

EKU self-destructs after taking fourth-quarter lead in 45-21 home loss

10/08/2017 12:47 AM

RICHMOND — After clawing back from a 17-point halftime deficit to capture a three-point lead early in the fourth quarter, Eastern Kentucky University gave up 28 points in the final seven minutes of Saturday‚Äôs game in a 45-21 home loss to Tennessee State University. TSU scored 21 of those points by returning three interceptions for touchdowns on three straight EKU possessions. Defensive back Vincent Sellers picked off Tim Boyle on the first two possessions — running them back 34 yards and... Read more 

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