Category Archive: EKU sports

Jun 08

Helping hand

My father-in-law shared a story with us over the weekend that shows there are some good people — and coaches — in the world in which we live. Recently, Bill’s brother Owen was mowing his lawn and ran out of gas and needed to take a trip into town to refill the gas can. While …

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May 04

Following a legend

Danny Hope has some big shoes to fill at Purdue. He filled some bigger shoes at Eastern Kentucky when he replaced legendary coach Roy Kidd. Hope will follow a similar path when he takes over for Joe Tiller at Purdue this fall. In a recent article in the South Bend Tribune, our sister paper in …

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Jan 09

What a week

The new year started out with Kentucky winning the Liberty Bowl, followed by the Wildcats’ loss to Louisville last weekend at Freedom Hall. This week, this writer has covered a total of six basketball games, with two more slated for Saturday – Vandy at Kentucky followed by Tennessee Tech at Eastern Kentucky. Along the way, …

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Dec 04

Catching up

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I’m here covering my third game in three days as Eastern Kentucky opens conference play against Murray State here at McBrayer Arena. The Colonels have won three in a row and won a pair of games over the weekend at Farleigh Dickinson are are 4-2 on the season. The Colonels own a four-game winning streak …

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Nov 18

Back again

Because of tehnical difficulties, this blog was down over the weekend and not available for updates. The tweaks have been worked out and everything is up and running again, thanks to the technical support crew at the Danville Advocate-Messenger. I try to keep it updated everyday when technically possible. We are coving Eastern Kentucky’s season-opener …

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Nov 12

Notes: Vote for Yeremiah!

By the Associated PressDenver Broncos fullback Peyton Hillis (22) is tackled by Miami Dolphins safety Yeremiah Bell (37) during an NFL football game in Denver earlier this year.

Received an e-mail earlier today from Graham Johns, who sent me a pair of links on the NFL Pro Bowl. Fans can vote for players to compete in the annual showdown between the AFC and NFL. Former George Rogers Clark and Eastern Kentucky University standout Yeremiah Bell is among the players on the list of …

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Nov 05

Winning: A tradition

Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks made an interesting point during his weekly press conference earlier this week in Lexington. Brooks, whose team became bowl-eligible for the third consecutive season following last week’s 14-13 triumph over Mississipi State, said he wants his team be consistent when it comes to winning football games and making bowl appearances. …

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Oct 08

Bell a spark for Dolphins

San Diego's Darren Sproles (43) is tackled by Miami Dolphins' Yeremiah Bell in the first quarter of an NFL football game in Miami last Sunday. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Former George Rogers Clark and Eastern Kentucky University standout Yeremiah Bell is having a solid season for the Miami Dolphins. Bell leads the team with 30 tackles, including 21 of the solo variety and has had nine pass deflections and has forced a fumble. For more on Bell see: Florida Today article.

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