WKU FOOTBALL | Hilltoppers Preparing for Season Opener

08/28/2017 06:05 PM

The WKU football team will open up its regular season on Saturday evening against in-state foe EKU.

The game will be the first for Mike Sanford as Western Kentucky head coach.

“We got an opportunity against a great opponent with a great tradition to get out there and establish how we want to play the game of football,” said Sanford.

EKU and WKU will kickoff at 7 p.m. ET inside Houchens-Smith Stadium.

The Hilltoppers lead the all-time series against the Colonels 47-35-3.

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at Andrew.Chernoff@charter.com.

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