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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’s 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 

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 

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