EKU FOOTBALL | Mark Elder focused on process, not results

09/09/2016 05:35 PM

The Eastern Kentucky football team won their home opener over Pikeville last night 55-14. That score alone would lead you to think the Colonels controlled the game the entire 60 minutes, but it wasn’t until the end of the second quarter when the home team hit their groove.

The Colonels finished the game with over 380 yards of offense and three defensive touchdowns, but it was three early turnovers and over a dozen penalties that were the focus of head coach Mark Elder’s post game press conference. He says the team, laying most of the responsibility on himself and his coaching staff, needs to iron out the mistakes to be successful. The results are not as important as a sound approach to games and practice.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News or anytime with Spectrum On Demand. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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