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EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Hoping to Bounce Back from Loss

10/03/2017 11:24 AM

The EKU football team is hard at work preparing for its next match-up, which takes place Saturday at 6 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. The Colonels (1-3, 1-1) will host Tennessee St. (3-2, 0-2) in an Ohio Valley Conference battle this weekend. EKU is coming off a 29-10 loss at Southeast Missouri this past weekend. Eastern Kentucky head coach Mark Elder joined Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night Tuesday to discuss Saturday’s loss to Southeast Missouri and to preview his team’s upcoming... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Hoping to Win Second Straight Game

09/28/2017 06:03 PM

The EKU football team is going for its second straight win this Saturday, when it faces Southeast Missouri. The Colonels (1-2, 1-0) are coming off a 24-21 win over Tennessee Tech last weekend. Meanwhile, the Redhawks (0-4, 0-1) are still winless on the season. EKU leads the all-time series over SEMO 24-3. Colonels’ head coach Mark Elder joined Andrew Chernoff on Sports Night to discuss the upcoming Ohio Valley Conference match-up:  Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Kobie Grace Recognized Nationally by STATS

09/25/2017 05:34 PM

EKU safety Kobie Grace was recognized by STATS on Monday, as he was named the National Defensive Player of the Week. Grace had seven tackles, one interception, one forced fumble and two fumble recoveries on Saturday against Tennessee Tech. The Colonels won the game 24-21 to start 1-0 in Ohio Valley Conference play. Grace is the first EKU football player to be named STATS National Defensive Player of the Week since Stanley Absanon on Sept. 7, 2014. Grace’s teammate, punter Keith Wrzuszczak, was... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels to Unveil Roy Kidd Statue Saturday

09/22/2017 04:24 PM

The EKU football team is getting ready for its home opener on Saturday evening. The Colonels (0-2) kick off against Tennessee Tech (0-3) at 6 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. There is plenty of excitement surrounding the EKU program after playing two FBS opponents (WKU and UK) pretty well in the Colonels’ first two weeks of the season. Prior to Saturday’s game, there will be extra excitement as EKU will unveil a statue of College Football Hall of Fame coach Roy Kidd.... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Preparing for Home Opener

09/19/2017 12:51 PM

The EKU Colonels are practicing this week in preparation of their home opener. The Colonels (0-2) host Tennessee Tech (0-2) on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. EKU is coming off a bye week after falling in its first two games of the regular season to WKU and UK. The Colonels lead the all-time series over Tennessee Tech 53-20. Besides the fact that it’s the home opener for the Colonels, there is a lot of excitement from the fans for... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels with Extra Week of Preparation Before OVC Opener

09/12/2017 06:42 PM

The EKU Colonels are enjoying an extra week of preparation for their next opponent, as the Colonels are currently on their bye week. As a result, they have two weeks to get ready for their first Ohio Valley Conference opponent of the season, Tennessee Tech (0-2). The Colonels host the Golden Eagles on Saturday, September 23 at 6 p.m. ET inside Roy Kidd Stadium. EKU enters the match-up with an 0-2 record, although its two losses were to in-state FBS foes WKU... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Preparing for Second In-State Rivalry in a Row

09/05/2017 11:26 AM

The EKU Colonels fell in their season opener on Saturday, 31-17 to in-state foe Western Kentucky. The good news though for Eastern Kentucky is that it has a chance to redeem itself this weekend against another in-state foe, when it takes on the Kentucky Wildcats. Kickoff is set for 12 p.m. ET Saturday inside UK’s Kroger Field. Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff caught up with EKU head coach Mark Elder on Tuesday to preview the match-up: Kentucky leads the all-time series against EKU 4-0. In... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Did a new power duo emerge in Colonels season opener?

09/03/2017 11:02 AM

The game may not have gone the way Eastern Kentucky hoped, but no shortage of positives for the second year in Mark Elder’s tenure as head coach. In the 31-17 loss to Western Kentucky, EKU held the Hilltoppers scoreless in the first quarter, the first team to do so since Miami (OH) last September. It was also the EKU debut for quarterback Tim Boyle, who sat out last season after transferring from UCONN. Boyle proved his signal calling ability by... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Colonels Ready to Face WKU Hilltoppers

08/29/2017 11:15 AM

The EKU Colonels open up their regular season on Saturday when they face in-state rival WKU. It will be the first match-up between the two programs since the 2008 season. In the last meeting of “The Battle of the Bluegrass,” WKU beat EKU 37-13. EKU head coach Mark Elder is entering his second season with the Colonels and is hoping to start the 2017 campaign on the right note. He joined Andrew Chernoff via Skype on Tuesday to preview Saturday’s game against Western... Read more 

EKU FOOTBALL | Tim Boyle Named Starting Quarterback

08/23/2017 12:21 PM

EKU head coach Mark Elder has named Tim Boyle as the Colonels’ starting quarterback. “The offense is extremely exciting,” said Boyle. “I’m excited to be a part of it.” Elder cited Boyle’s consistency in camp as a reason he named Boyle as the starting quarterback. Boyle transferred to EKU prior to the 2016 season. Before that, he was a UConn quarterback, seeing action in 25 games during previous three seasons (2013-2015). EKU opens up its regular season on Saturday, Sept. 2 at WKU.... Read more 

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