Date archive for October, 2015
By Darrell Jordan On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Walden put on waivers by the Celtics

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced over the weekend that they have waived forward Perry Jones III and guard Corey Walden. Jones, a 6’11” forward, was originally acquired by the Celtics on July 14, 2015 More...

By Bret Shroats On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Volleyball Ready for Test on Road after Sweeping on Homecoming Weekend

RICHMOND, Ky – Eastern Kentucky (7-18, 6-4 OVC) volleyball travels to UD Arena on Tuesday to face the Dayton Flyers (17-5, 9-0 A10) after winning two critical OVC matches over the weekend. EKU beat Tennessee More...

By Darrell Jordan On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Thomas named OVC Newcomer of the Week

Ethan Thomas,Freshman running back from Johnson City, Tenn., was named OVC Newcomer of the Week after the homecoming game against Tennessee State. Thomas carried the ball 18 times for 149 yards (8.3 ypc) and a More...

By Darrell Jordan On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

EKU Runs Past Tennessee State on Homecoming

RICHMOND, Ky. – An impressive offensive showing propelled Eastern Kentucky to a 45-21 win over Tennessee State on Homecoming Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium. The No. 13 Colonels (5-2, 4-0 OVC) dominated the offensive More...

By Bret Shroats On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Defying Expectations

Richmond, Ky – The Eastern Kentucky soccer team with very low expectations surrounding them. The OVC voted EKU to finish in 9th place of the OVC. It all started on August 4th when Melissa Barnes, the second More...

By Darrell Jordan On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Lady Colonels picked sixth in OVC; Hunter and Murray named to Pre-Season OVC team

BRENTWOOD, Tenn.  – SIUE has been picked to win the 2015-16 Ohio Valley Conference women’s basketball title in a preseason poll of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. More...

By Darrell Jordan On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Belmont picked to win OVC; Colonel picked to place third in East division

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – In a vote of Ohio Valley Conference head men’s basketball coaches and sports information directors Belmont has been picked the preseason favorite for the 2015-16 season. Belmont, More...

By Darrell Jordan On Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Spence & Wrzuszczak Honored By OVC

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Defensive lineman Noah Spence and punter Keith Wrzuszczak were honored by the Ohio Valley Conference after helping the Colonels to a 27-10 road victory over Southeast Missouri. Spence was chosen More...

By Darrell Jordan On Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Jack Adams passed away

Former Eastern Kentucky University basketball player Jack Adams has passed away today. Adams, a three-time All-Ohio Valley Conference performer at Eastern, established 13 school records during his career. At the More...

By Darrell Jordan On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Coney named OVC Offensive Player of the Week.

With his performance against Tennessee Tech, Colonel quarterback Bennie Coney was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week. Coney, a junior from Plant City, Fla. , completed 32-of-46 passes for 351 yards and five More...