Brighter future? Eastern leaves OVC to join Atlantic Sun Conference

Eastern Kentucky football coach Walt Wells discusses the Colonels' move to the Atlantic Sun Conference Friday during a press conference at McBrayer Arena. (Kentucky Today/Keith Taylor) RICHMOND, Ky. (KT) — For the first time in 73 years, Eastern Kentucky University will be competing in a different conference. The Colonels, one of the

Fifty Years After Unspeakable Tragedy, Thundering Herd Charges On

By Dr. John Huang “They shall live on in the hearts of their families and friends forever, and this memorial records their loss to the university and to the community.” (LEXINGTON, Ky.) – One of the most impressionable off-the-field sports tragedies of my generation occurred nearly fifty years ago. Pastor Randy

Kentucky High School Football Might See A Delay In Play

By LARRY VAUGHT Just when it looked like there would be football and other high school fall sports, maybe there will not be. The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control approved the start of practice this week for football, cross country, soccer and volleyball with games starting Sept. 7 and

What’s Different About Jockey Agent Liz Morris

By LARRY VAUGHT This has been such a unique year for the Kentucky Derby with the race going on now in September, not May, with no fans instead of a crowd of 150,000 or more like is normal. So wouldn’t this be the perfect time for a “first” for the Derby. Only

Workouts Set To Begin As EKU, WKU Welcome Athletes back To Campus

A.W. Hamilton and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels will play three exhibition games in Costa Rica next month. Hamilton is entering his first season at EKU. By KEITH TAYLOR RICHMOND, Ky. — Eastern Kentucky University has paved the way for its student-athletes to return to campus the school announced Monday. Because of COVID-19 concerns,