HS Football Playoffs – 2nd week offers no surprises

Powell comes back to defeat Casey Co. – Photo by Larry Robinson

The second round of the 2017 High School Football Playoffs went exactly as planned as all the Mountain favorites won their games. There was one pleasant surprise as Powell County used a goal line stand as time expired to defeat Casey County 44-41 to set up a home match against Corbin. Continue reading HS Football Playoffs – 2nd week offers no surprises

Cats Show Improved Play in 73-69 Win

UK wins a tough fought game against Vermont. Photo by Brendon Miller

By Ricky Blair – Lexington, KY – The Kentucky Wildcats hang on for a 73-69 win over Vermont in a hard fought game at Rupp Arena.  The Vermont Catamounts were not your typical early season patsy game.  This veteran squad was 29-6 last season with a 16-0 record in the American East Conference on their way to an NCAA tournament bid.  The Catamounts had not lost a regular season game since last December.  Vermont also had six senior members, while the young Wildcats are without a senior on this year’s team. Continue reading Cats Show Improved Play in 73-69 Win

UK Football – Brawn Over Brains

UK vs Vandy – Photo by Mont Dawson

By John Huang
NASHVILLE, Tn. — Vanderbilt University touts itself as an elite academic institution. There are a lot of smart people at Vandy with a haughtiness that’s probably rightfully deserved. With ACT scores soaring through the stratosphere, this “Harvard of the South” is pervasively known for kicking academic sand in the face of its fellow SEC brethren. Continue reading UK Football – Brawn Over Brains

Near disaster averted as UK opens with win over Utah Valley

UK opens season with a win over Utah Valley – Photo by Brendon Miller

Kentucky won the tip to open the season against Utah Valley and immediately scored on an easy shot by Nick Richards, then Utah Valley scored 4 in a row to give UK it’s first deficit of the season. Richards would again score on an inside bucket to tie the game at 4. Utah Valley is coached by former UK player Mark Pope. Utah Valley will travel to Duke tomorrow for a contest against the number 1 team in the country. Continue reading Near disaster averted as UK opens with win over Utah Valley

Kentucky Women’s Tennis Inks Three in Early Signing Period

Kentucky Women’s Tennis Inks Three in Early Signing Period

The Wildcats added Alexis Merrill, Yang Lee and sophomore transfer Diana Tkachenko

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky women’s tennis has signed Yang Lee and Alexis Merrill to National Letters of Intent, and added sophomore transfer Diana Tkachenko, head coach Carlos Dradá announced Friday afternoon. Merrill and Yang will join the roster in the fall of 2018, while Tkachenko will arrive on campus in January. Continue reading Kentucky Women’s Tennis Inks Three in Early Signing Period

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