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EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels on Two-Game Winning Streak Heading Into Home Stand

01/16/2018 06:17 PM

The EKU men’s basketball team is getting ready to play its next two games inside McBrayer Arena. The Colonels (8-11, 2-4) host Tennessee Tech (12-7, 4-2) on Thursday at 8 p.m. ET before hosting Jacksonville St. (13-6, 4-2) on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. EKU is coming off back-to-back conference wins over UT Martin and Southeast Missouri St. Spectrum News’ TJ Beisner caught up with head coach Dan McHale on Sports Night Tuesday to discuss the Colonels’ recent winning streak and... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Release 2018 Conference Schedule

01/15/2018 10:57 AM

The EKU football program announced its seven-game 2018 Ohio Valley Conference schedule on Monday morning. Four of the team’s conference games will take place inside Roy Kidd Stadium, while three of the team’s conference games will take place on the road. Here is what the Colonels’ conference schedule looks like: Sept. 22 – vs. Southeast Missouri Oct. 6 – vs. Jacksonville St. Oct. 13 – at UT Martin Oct. 20 – vs. Murray St. Oct. 27 – vs. Eastern Illinois Nov. 3 – at Austin Peay Nov. 17... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels Preparing for Upcoming Two-Game Road Swing

01/09/2018 11:08 AM

The EKU men’s basketball team is getting ready for its next two tests of the year when it hits the road this week for a pair of Ohio Valley Conference games. The Colonels (6-11, 0-4) are at UT Martin (6-11, 1-3) Thursday night before playing at Southeast Missouri St. (7-10, 1-3) on Saturday. EKU head coach Dan McHale joined Sports Night on Tuesday to preview both games. He also spoke with Andrew Chernoff about the play of forward DeAndre Dishman, who has scored... Read more 

EKU TRACK & FIELD | Claitt Named Preseason All-American

01/04/2018 04:21 PM

EKU track and field star Tequan Claitt has been named a Flotrack Preseason All-American in the indoor high jump. Flotrack has Claitt ranked No. 6 on the men’s high jump list, behind others such as Trey Culver (Texas Tech) and Randall Cunningham (USC). Last year, Claitt broke a 35-year old Eastern Kentucky record in the high jump with a leap of 7’5.75” at the Hilltopper Relays on April 7. It ended up being the top jump by any NCAA Div. I... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Pedro Bradshaw Signs with Colonels

12/28/2017 09:15 AM

Former Russellville High School basketball guard Pedro Bradshaw signed to play for the EKU men’s basketball program on Wednesday. Bradshaw, a Belmont transfer, spoke with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff about his decision to play for EKU: The EKU Colonels begin OVC play on Thursday night at Jacksonville St.  Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Sign 13 During Early Signing Period

12/22/2017 02:07 PM

The EKU football program announced the signings of 13 future Colonels on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. Twelve of those players will be going to Richmond from high school, while one will be a junior college transfer. The 13 players are the following: DB – Daulson Fitzpatrick – Akron, Oh. – Archbishop Hoban HS OL – Drew Hart – Evansville, In. – Reitz Memorial HS OL – Peyton Knippenberg – Hebron, Ky. – Conner HS OL – Dakota Little – Flowery... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Colonels on Two-Game Winning Streak

12/19/2017 06:29 PM

The EKU men’s basketball picked up an 83-66 victory last night over Norfolk St., improving its record to 6-6 this season. As a result of the victory, the Colonels find themselves on a two-game winning streak heading into their next game, which takes place Friday at Marshall (8-3). EKU head coach Dan McHale joined Sports Night on Tuesday to talk about his team’s recent success with Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff. The two of them discussed the current winning streak and which players have... Read more 

EKU BASEBALL | Colonels Announce 2018 Schedule

12/13/2017 12:06 PM

The EKU baseball team announced its 2018 schedule on Wednesday morning. It is a challenging schedule as the Colonels will face six NCAA Tournament teams from a season ago. In fact, three of those teams made it to at least the NCAA Super Regionals last season. The Colonels’ regular season opener is on the road at UNC Wilmington on Feb. 16, while their regular season finale is at home against Southeast Missouri on May 20. EKU is coming off a season in... Read more 

EKU BASKETBALL | Previewing Game Against WKU

11/28/2017 01:00 PM

The Eastern Kentucky men’s basketball team is gearing up for a big rivalry match-up Wednesday night. East meets West in the latest Battle of the Bluegrass showdown between EKU (3-3) and Western Kentucky (4-2). The Colonels are coming off a big win over Asbury. The Hilltoppers will definitely a tougher test. WKU has won it’s previous two games over SMU and then-ranked Purdue. EKU Head Coach Dan McHale joined Sports Night to discuss the match-up. EKU heads to Diddle Arena in... Read more 

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 

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