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Monster Jam Coming to Rupp – Driver Steven Sims talks to BSN

Steven Sims, Mutant Monster Truck Driver – Photo provided by Monster Jam

Interview with MUTANT Monster Truck driver Steven Sims:

This is Ron Hamblin, Bluegrass Sports Nation and I am here with Monster Truck Driver Steven Sims. Steven is the driver of the Monster Truck Mutant. Steven if you do not mind, tell us a little bit about yourself. Continue reading Monster Jam Coming to Rupp – Driver Steven Sims talks to BSN

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Bluegrass Sports Nation has added the Indy 500 to their long list of events that they cover.  BSN covers everything from the Lexington Legends to NASCAR racing at various tracks. BSN is proud to be the leader in the region in High School Sports coverage and unmatched in UK coverage. Continue reading Bluegrass Sports Nation has you covered

Perry Central Weight Lift Team shows their strength

PCC Weight Lifting Champs

PCC started off their competition with a meet at Raceland Show of Strength at Raceland High. PCC finished second as a team. Devon Hill, Ronnie Collins, Noah Canady, Brandon Fugate, Jacob Brown all won first place in their individual weight classes. Brandon Fugate had the highest total weight lifted in the meet which featured bench press, power cleans, and squats.

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A Mess in Atlanta, UK cannot take easy road provided to them

Quade Green drives to the hoop against Kansas St. – Photo by Brendon Miller

The battle of the Wildcats didn’t look like much in the first half as Kansas State led at halftime 33-29. To say the first half of this Sweet 16 match up was ugly, was a complete understatement. These Wildcats combined for 26 fouls as the men in the striped suits seem bent on controlling the game instead of letting both teams play a little. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander hit 11-of 12 free throws  in the half, if that tells you how ugly this was. No rhythm at all.  Continue reading A Mess in Atlanta, UK cannot take easy road provided to them

Who is Whining? The Wildcats will play in the South Regional semifinal on Thursday in Atlanta.

UK continues to roll – Photo by Martin Hackworth – BSN

For all the “Whining” coming out of UK’s camp, the Young Wildcats continue to win. I have stated all season that when March rolled around, no one would want to play these Wildcats. It’s just the way it is around Big Blue Nation. It is what we have become accustomed to. Calipari, more often than not, has his young players ready for the NCAA Tournament. Since “Cal” took over at UK, the Cats, when they make the NCAA Tournament, average 3 wins. That equates to 7 Sweet 16 trips in 9 years in the Calipari era. Unprecedented among any other school in the Nation. Continue reading Who is Whining? The Wildcats will play in the South Regional semifinal on Thursday in Atlanta.

Cats take first step towards title with win over Davidson

Kevin Knox – Photo by Brendon Miller – BSN

By BSN Contributor – Martin Hackworth
In a game that went down to the wire, an overmatched Davidson Wildcat team was defeated by the Kentucky Wildcats by a score of 78 to 73. Kentucky, behind Kevin Knox’s 25 points, led by double digits several times during the course of the game, but turnovers and sloppy play caused the game tighten to as little as three in the waning minutes. In the final two minutes tenacious defense and good free throw shooting sealed the victory. We asked Coach Cal after the game how he’d rate his team’s defensive effort and he responded with good in the first half and not good in the second. Coach Cal seemed surprised to learn that the 3 point shooting streak had ended.

UK will now face Buffalo who upset the Arizona Wildcats. A when here puts UK in Atlanta for a possible matchup with overall #1 Virginia.

SEC Tournament has had it’s surprises, UK looks good in win over Georgia

UK Advances with win over Georgia in SEC Tournament 3-9-18 – Photo by Brendon Miller

The SEC Tournament got to a great start with Georgia defeating Vandy 78-62 in Game 1.
Game 2 saw a nail biter as South Carolina nipped Ole Miss 85-84. Game 3 did not disappoint as Alabama nudged past Texas A&M 71-70 Continue reading SEC Tournament has had it’s surprises, UK looks good in win over Georgia

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