EKU hopes pieces in place under Elder

(STATS) - A winning record isn't a down season for many college football programs, but 6-5 didn't sit well with Eastern Kentucky last season. The Colonels hope they have put the pieces in place for a banner first season under coach Mark Elder. They wrapped up spring practices Saturday when the Maroon team (defense) beat the White squad (offense), 35-33, in the annual game at Roy...
Via FOX Sports
April 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Reischel leads Eastern Kentucky past Manhattan 76-64

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) Jarelle Reischel had 23 points, 8 rebounds, 7 assists, 4 steals and set a school record in leading Eastern Kentucky to a 76-64 win over Manhattan on Tuesday. Reischel, a graduate transfer from Rhode Island who missed the Colonels last game with a sore back, made all 10 of his free throws to break the school record with 32 straight. JaVontae Hawkins added 15...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky hires Vols special teams coach Mark Elder as coach

Tennessee special teams coach Mark Elder will become the new head coach at Eastern Kentucky, a source told FOX Sports on Tuesday morning. Elder orchestrated some of the best special teams groups in the nation in 2015. He will replace Dean Hood, who was fired after going 6-5 this year. Hood went 55-38 in eight seasons as the Colonels' coach The news was first reported by WTVQ.EKU...
Via FOX Sports
December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky moves home game due to death threat

The Eastern Kentucky Colonels have been forced to move this weekend’s home game with Tennessee Tech on Thursday night to Georgetown College. The reason behind the change is frightening. A prominent threat across campus was written in graffiti reading, “Kill All By 10/8/15.” “While we are confident the responding team of law enforcement agencies has kept a watchful eye...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Eastern Kentucky DL killed in car accident

Eastern Kentucky Colonels defensive lineman Joseph Kraemer, a prospect from the Dayton, Ohio area, was tragically killed in a car accident over the weekend. A transfer from Texas-El Paso, Kraemer was just 19 years old and a redshirt freshman. WKYT, the local CBS affiliate, reported Kraemer’s death. Per Kentucky State Police, Kraemer’s car ran off Tates Creek Road in Madison County...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: EKU coach Dan McHale throws out first pitch

New Eastern Kentucky Colonels head men’s basketball coach Dan McHale threw out the first pitch at a Lexington Legends game last night, and he actually made a decent throw! Having spent the last two years as an assistant under Richard Pitino at Minnesota, McHale was hired in the spring following the departure of Jeff Neubauer, who left the program after ten years to become the...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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