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In front of a season-best homecoming crowd of 8,145, the Morehead State football team survived a late charge from Pioneer Football League opponent Valparaiso and scored a 31-24 victory on Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

The victory improves Morehead State to 3-4 overall and 2-2 in PFL play.

After allowing the Crusaders to pull the game within a score and recover an onside kick with 1:15 remaining, senior safety Sayyid Kanu came through clutch for the Eagles' defense by picking off a pass from Valparaiso quarterback Jimmy Seewald and returning it 66 yards.

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After an uncharacteristic offensive performance last night, Morehead State volleyball's offensive woes continued on Saturday in a three-set defeat at Eastern Illinois. The Panthers (9-16, 4-6 OVC) swept the Eagles (16-7, 7-3 OVC), taking the match 25-23, 25-16, and 25-14.

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Morehead State baseball is riding an all-time high in success with OVC Tournament titles in 2015 and 2018. Back in 1993, there was another pretty solid team on the diamond at Allen Field, and they won the OVC Tournament title too.

This weekend, that group will be back for Homecoming and celebrate the 25-year anniversary of claiming their league title rings.

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Coming off a thrilling seven-point PFL win at Davidson, Morehead State football turns its full attention toward the Homecoming game with visiting Valparaiso Saturday. Kickoff is at 2:05 p.m. ET.

The game can be seen live on ESPN+ and heard on the Eagle Sports Radio Network (WIVY-96.3 FM, WMST-106.9 FM and 1150 AM).

The Eagles will look to gain some ground in the PFL, sitting at 1-2 and 2-4 overall. Valparaiso got off the schneid last weekend with a 35-14 win over Butler to collect its first triumph. The Crusaders are 1-5 overall and 1-2 in the league.

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Program #02 (October 21 at 6:00 p.m.)

Chet Baker Quartet – Out Of Nowhere, Vol. 2 (1954)

This reissue CD includes some of the selections on the long-unavailable Mosaic Records collection The Complete Pacific Jazz Live Recordings of the Chet Baker Quartet with Russ Freeman.

The Lane Report

U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05), U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Governor Matt Bevin today announced a $4 million Abandoned Mine Lands Pilot Grant to do site preparation work at the EastPark Industrial Park.

The grant was awarded by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Abandoned Mine Lands to Northeast Kentucky Regional Industrial Park Authority (EastPark), as part of the 2017 Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) Pilot Program to revitalize the coalfields in Kentucky’s Appalachian region.

Addiction Recovery Care

Pregnant women with substance use disorders now have a new resource in Eastern Kentucky for recovery. U.S. Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers (KY-05) joined state and local leaders in Louisa on Thursday morning for a ribbon-cutting celebration for Karen’s Place Maternity Center operated by Addiction Recovery Care.

Office of U.S. Congressman Harold “Hal” Rogers

In an effort to address healthcare workforce needs in Kentucky's Appalachian Region, U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) convened a roundtable discussion at Morehead State University on Tuesday with leaders from all of the region's hospitals and post-secondary education institutions.

MDC Hunting and Fishing

Many deer hunters rejoiced this past weekend over a break in a weather pattern that had been alternating between stifling heat and soaking rains.

A cool down coincided with the two-day gun season for youth deer hunters. It also excited archery and crossbow hunters getting into the woods, blinds and tree stands.

“It wasn’t really fit to do much but go hunting,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer and elk program coordinator with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “We saw good participation over the weekend.”

Morehead Tourism Commission

Local climbing volunteers partnering with Morehead Trail Town Task Force, under the direction of Morehead Tourism, were awarded $1,000 to replace aging climbing bolts in the Slab Camp area of Rowan County.

The area is a half-mile section of cliff line featuring approximately 60 routes that were originally bolted in the early 1990s with hardware store bolts and anchors.

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