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UK Soccer – Mabika’s PK, Clean Sheet Give UK 1-0 Win at New Mexico

Kentucky moves to 2-0 in C-USA play

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Freshman Aimé Mabike fired home his first career goal, a penalty kick two seconds before halftime, and that proved to be enough for No. 13-ranked Kentucky men’s soccer team’s stout defense as the Wildcats won 1-0 at the vaunted New Mexico Soccer Complex on Saturday night. Continue reading UK Soccer – Mabika’s PK, Clean Sheet Give UK 1-0 Win at New Mexico

UK Volleyball – No. 12 Kentucky Downs Kennesaw State in Final Nonconference Action

Three players reach double figures in the kills’ column

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The 12th-ranked Kentucky volleyball team concluded nonconference action with a 3-1 (25-17, 24-26, 25-15, 25-19) win over visiting Kennesaw State. Three players reached double figures in the kills’ column as UK posted 64 kills on a .324 attacking clip in the victory. Continue reading UK Volleyball – No. 12 Kentucky Downs Kennesaw State in Final Nonconference Action

MSU Volleyball – Volleyball Secures 7th Win and 6th Sweep by Knocking Off Norfolk State

MOREHEAD, Ky. — Morehead State Volleyball secured its seventh victory and its sixth 3-0 win in 2017 by knocking off Norfolk State 25-11, 25-22, 25-22 in the opening match of the Red-Flash Classic at St. Francis (Pa.) Friday.

The Eagles are now 7-4 and have swept all four teams they have played from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

Continue reading MSU Volleyball – Volleyball Secures 7th Win and 6th Sweep by Knocking Off Norfolk State

Leslie County Eagles soar over the struggling Breathitt County Bobcats: Leslie County 50- Breathitt County 14

David Leveridge – H.S. Football
Bluegrass Sports Nation game of the week:  Week five of KHSAA Football.  Leslie County Eagles vs. Breathitt County Bobcats.
 This week’s Bluegrass Sports Nation game of the week featured two teams that once dominated the gridiron, but have struggled recently.  Leslie County entered tonight’s matchup with a one win and three loss campaign.  Leslie County opened the season with an impressive victory over Pineville with 47-22 victory.   Continue reading Leslie County Eagles soar over the struggling Breathitt County Bobcats: Leslie County 50- Breathitt County 14

UK football 3-0; First Time Since 2010

UK defeats SC on the road – Photo by Michael Huang

Ty Back – Columbia, SC
Mark Stoops and the Kentucky Wildcats traveled to Columbia South Carolina Saturday to take on the South Carolina Gamecocks in a packed, blackout at Williams-Brice Stadium.  This would be Kentucky’s first game of SEC game of the year in one of the tougher stadiums in the SEC but UK proved up to the test.  After two sub-par games to start the year, the UK fan base was a little uneasy going into Saturday.  Questions about play calling were heard everywhere.  Questions like, “Is Gran going to continue to run the Wildcat?”, “Will Lynn Bowden live up to the hype?”, “Can UK compete with the tough opponents of the SEC?” Continue reading UK football 3-0; First Time Since 2010

Carolina Cold Cocked—By John Huang

UK wins at SC – Photo by Michael Huang

Road trips are tough. I’m not talking necessarily about the UK Football team traveling to away games with their cushy charter flights and first-class hotels. I’m referencing the trips made by the lowly sports journalist covering the team—travels punctuated by endless drives, budget accommodations, and greasy fast food. Continue reading Carolina Cold Cocked—By John Huang

UK stuns South Carolina on the road 23-13

UK kicks off to start the game and South Carolina would own great field position at their own 32. On the first play of the game S.C. QB Jake Bentley hit Deebo Samuel for a 68 yard touchdown pass for a 6-0 Gamecock lead just 13 seconds in to the contest. Just 35 seconds later, S.C. picked off a Stephen Johnson pass and took over at the UK 39 yard line. After S.C. drive stalled, UK returned the favor with a Mike Edwards interception at the UK14 yard line. UK would drive the ball down the field and punch it in on a Benny Snell touchdown run at the 1:05 mark in the first quarter. The touchdown culminated a 13 play 75 yard drive. UK took the lead 7-6 with the extra point. Continue reading UK stuns South Carolina on the road 23-13