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Friendships Four Hours Away

Nelson Mandela once said, “Sport has the power to unite people in a way that little else does”.  That rings true more than ever in small towns and big towns. Sports do not discriminate.  In the state of Kentucky, we are one big commonwealth, or many communities linked together by a state border who come […]

Tonight Begins The Journey

Preseason hype is enough to get fans of any sports team excited, but once the ball is tipped, all of that goes out the window for 40 minutes of play. With EKU, dubbed the Most Exciting 40 Minutes in Sports, fans already expect a fast and high scoring team. This year expectations are much higher […]

New Faces In A New Place

Photo Courtesy of EKU Athletics

Many local basketball fans are taking notice of the EKU men’s basketball team. The talent they return from an already special team last year, combined with a great head coach and postseason expectations has Colonel fans from all over excited to check out the Colonels The women’s team is also getting some preseason buzz, but […]

It Hasn’t Been Pretty, But Pretty Doesn’t Matter In Football

EKU defeated conference opponent Utah Tech in the “Utes” territory on Saturday night, improving to 4-4 overall and 3-0 in conference play.  This game was just another nail-biter for the Colonels, as the 34-30 final score was all too familiar to the team that has played in three games already this season that came down […]

There’s Still A Chance

Two thirds of EKU’s football schedule for this season has already come and gone. The Colonels sit at 3-4 and with everything they want to accomplish this season still sitting right in front of them, fans are a little uneasy.  This isn’t too surprising given the history of how games have gone this season for […]

Monday Matchup: Colonels Chugging Along

After a much needed bye week, EKU is set to not only kick off homecoming this Saturday, but also welcome in a tough Tarleton State team who is just as hungry for a conference victory as the Colonels.  While Eastern was resting up for this weeks game, the Texans of Tarleton faced Southern Utah in […]

EKU Basketball Is Gearing Up For A Special Season

EKU Basketball looks bright for next year. AW Hamilton is known as a top level competitor and great motivator as a coach. The leader of EKU basketball was fired up yesterday during the 1st official practice of the season for his team. The teams practices are known for being high energy, just like the style […]

Colonels Pick Up Much Needed Ranked Win

EKU’s football team has been apart of many thrilling finishes over the course of the last couple seasons. Whether those were come from behind wins or tough losses at the last second, the Colonels know what its like to win and lose in close ballgames.  Last Saturday, there were times when it looked dire for […]

The Halfway Point

At the halfway point of the regular season for our county football teams, Madison Southern, Madison Central and Berea are all under .500.  At this juncture of a high school football season, teams begin to find their identity and what works for their players.  Tonight, each county football team plays a key home game. While […]

This Season Can Be Special For EKU

The Colonels football program is one steeped in tradition and championships.  For awhile, that winning tradition slowly crept away, but never fully let go of the maroon and white.  While great coaches came and went, none were able to get EKU football back to consecutive winning years with postseason success. It was as if the […]

Colonels Versus Wildcats Ends In Tight 28-17 Contest

The Cats and Colonels were in a dogfight on Saturday at Kroger Field in Lexington, where UK prevailed 28-17 over EKU. While both teams have massive respect for one another, neither side wanted to lose. With head coach Walt Wells leading the charge for EKU, the Colonels came out firing with a blocked punt by […]

EKU Football Looks to Find Its Winning Tradition Again

EKU Football is back. While the Colonels opened their season with a tough 66-13 defeat at Big 12 opponent Cincinnati, EKU fans are as optimistic as ever about their teams chances at being a football powerhouse once again.  Being predicted by many football pundits as the overall favorite to win the United Athletic Conference, EKU […]

The Future Of Cross Country In Madison County

When most folks in Madison County think of the best athletes to come from the area, they usually name the likes of Dominique Hawkins, Damien Harris, Larry Warford, and some other names which come up in the conversation. What most do not realize is these top athletes all have come from the top sports of basketball […]

Madison County Sports Deserves A Thank You

Thank you Madison County athletes. This past year has certainly been a journey. Growing up in Richmond, Kentucky has offered a unique experience which has ultimately led me to where I am right now — being a local sports broadcaster.  Of course, this is only the start. Visions of being the voice of the Kentucky […]

MCHS coach aims to bring youth volleyball to Madison County

All levels of sports garner great attention as people love to root for their favorite teams from the professional level all the way down to youth league. In Kentucky and really most other states, certain sports like basketball and football take precedence. It makes sense, the sports are very popular and competitive, but what about […]

Op-Ed: EKU Men’s Basketball set up for greatness in upcoming season

Kentucky is a basketball state. The Bluegrass is steeped in hoops lore, from high school to the college level. The Kentucky Wildcats are the most successful basketball program in college basketball and the Louisville Cardinals are a top 10 program historically, and even Western Kentucky University’s men’s basketball program is approaching 2,000 all time wins. […]