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  • 2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 13, Scrimmage 2/Quarterbacks

    2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 13, Scrimmage 2/Quarterbacks

    Saturday, August 18 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-08-18 19:27:46 GMT
    Eastern Kentucky University’s football team held its second scrimmage of preseason practice on Saturday.  The defense got off to a strong start, but the offense responded in the second half. In the first quarter, with the offense starting on the defensive 25 yard line, the defense limited their counterparts to just three points on six possessions.  The defensive unit recorded two sacks and forced the offense to go three-and-out on three possessions. Austin Scott ...
    Eastern Kentucky University’s football team held its second scrimmage of preseason practice on Saturday.  The defense got off to a strong start, but the offense responded in the second half. In the first quarter, with the offense starting on the defensive 25 yard line, the defense limited their counterparts to just three points on six possessions.  The defensive unit recorded two sacks and forced the offense to go three-and-out on three possessions. Austin Scott ...
  • Kentucky High School Football Scores from Week 1

    Kentucky High School Football Scores from Week 1

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:03 AM EDT2018-08-18 04:03:32 GMT
    Anderson Co. 41, George Rogers Clark 0      Apollo 47, Muhlenberg County 12      Ballard Memorial 50, South Fulton, Tenn. 12      Bardstown 38, Spencer Co. 0      Bell Co. 54, Middlesboro 0      Bethlehem 53, Lou. Shawnee 0      Bethlehem 53, Shawnee Magnet Career Academy 0      Bishop Brossart 21, Dayton 0      Bourbon Co. 26, Clay Co. 13      Bracken...
    Anderson Co. 41, George Rogers Clark 0      Apollo 47, Muhlenberg County 12      Ballard Memorial 50, South Fulton, Tenn. 12      Bardstown 38, Spencer Co. 0      Bell Co. 54, Middlesboro 0      Bethlehem 53, Lou. Shawnee 0      Bethlehem 53, Shawnee Magnet Career Academy 0      Bishop Brossart 21, Dayton 0      Bourbon Co. 26, Clay Co. 13      Bracken...
  • Keeneland, Breeders' Cup Announce 2020 Breeders' Cup Heads Back To Lexington

    Keeneland, Breeders' Cup Announce 2020 Breeders' Cup Heads Back To Lexington

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-17 21:46:42 GMT
    2017 Breeders' Cup AP Photo/Gregory Bull2017 Breeders' Cup AP Photo/Gregory Bull

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - The Breeders' Cup will be coming back to Keeneland for the 2020 Breeders' Cup, which will take place on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7.

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) - The Breeders' Cup will be coming back to Keeneland for the 2020 Breeders' Cup, which will take place on Friday, November 6 and Saturday, November 7.

  • Charges Against Former UofL Player Dropped

    Charges Against Former UofL Player Dropped

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:39 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:39:58 GMT
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Courier Journal) - Charges were dropped Thursday against former UofL basketball star Chane Behanan. Behanan had previously been charged with possessing a stolen gun and drugs, according to court records.  Behanan pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, but that charge was dropped after he completed a marijuana education program, according to court records.  According to the Courier Journal, Behanan was accused of being a backseat passenger in a car...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Courier Journal) - Charges were dropped Thursday against former UofL basketball star Chane Behanan. Behanan had previously been charged with possessing a stolen gun and drugs, according to court records.  Behanan pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana, but that charge was dropped after he completed a marijuana education program, according to court records.  According to the Courier Journal, Behanan was accused of being a backseat passenger in a car...
  • Baker feeling healthy after missing all of 2017

    Baker feeling healthy after missing all of 2017

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:50 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:50:32 GMT
    Lexington, KY (LEX18) -- Everyone will be keeping their eyes on a very young Kentucky wide receiving corp in 2018. Of the 20 wide receivers listed on the roster, only two of them are seniors. David Bouvier, who was put on scholarship Monday night, and Dorian Baker. Baker has been on scholarship from the get go. However, health issues have kept him off of the field, limiting his chances to show what type of player he can be. The 6-foot-3 wideout missed all of 2017 with a signif...
    Lexington, KY (LEX18) -- Everyone will be keeping their eyes on a very young Kentucky wide receiving corp in 2018. Of the 20 wide receivers listed on the roster, only two of them are seniors. David Bouvier, who was put on scholarship Monday night, and Dorian Baker. Baker has been on scholarship from the get go. However, health issues have kept him off of the field, limiting his chances to show what type of player he can be. The 6-foot-3 wideout missed all of 2017 with a signif...
  • Campbellsville’s Nick Ratliff punches ticket to 2019 Geico Bassmaster Classic

    Campbellsville’s Nick Ratliff punches ticket to 2019 Geico Bassmaster Classic

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 22:10:44 GMT
    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A storm rolled in and the lighting struck not twice but three times as two college anglers put on the kind of show in a bracket finale that would even make Mother Nature nervous. Nick Ratliff, 21, of Elizabethtown, Ky., a senior at Campbellsville University, pulled lightning out of his pocket, twice, to punch his ticket to the 2019 Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods in a crazy 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Classic Bracket prese...
    JUNCTION CITY, Kan. — A storm rolled in and the lighting struck not twice but three times as two college anglers put on the kind of show in a bracket finale that would even make Mother Nature nervous. Nick Ratliff, 21, of Elizabethtown, Ky., a senior at Campbellsville University, pulled lightning out of his pocket, twice, to punch his ticket to the 2019 Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK'S Sporting Goods in a crazy 2018 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Classic Bracket prese...
  • Ballard Linebacker Jared Casey One Of Several Future Division I Players Playing In Fort Harrod Bowl

    Ballard Linebacker Jared Casey One Of Several Future Division I Players Playing In Fort Harrod Bowl

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:00:16 GMT
    Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.
    Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.Senior Jared Casey, a UK recruiting target, is one of the state's top 10 players but will be playing his first high school game Saturday night when Ballard faces Boyle County.
    By LARRY VAUGHT One of the top players in Kentucky will be playing in the Little Caesar’s Fort Harrod Bowl Saturday night in Harrodsburg — and it will be his first high school game.  Ballard linebacker Jared Casey will play against defending Class AAA state champion Boyle County in the bowl’s first game at 5 p.m.  The 6-3, 220-pound Casey already has 15 Division I scholarship offers, including Kentucky and Louisville, despite missing last season wit...
    By LARRY VAUGHT One of the top players in Kentucky will be playing in the Little Caesar’s Fort Harrod Bowl Saturday night in Harrodsburg — and it will be his first high school game.  Ballard linebacker Jared Casey will play against defending Class AAA state champion Boyle County in the bowl’s first game at 5 p.m.  The 6-3, 220-pound Casey already has 15 Division I scholarship offers, including Kentucky and Louisville, despite missing last season wit...
  • Kentucky Women’s Soccer Selected for Three National TV Matches

    Kentucky Women’s Soccer Selected for Three National TV Matches

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:45 PM EDT2018-08-16 02:45:35 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    The Kentucky women’s soccer team has been selected for three nationally-televised matches by the networks of ESPN, it was announced on Wednesday. Kentucky’s home match on August 26 vs. Wisconsin and Sept. 13 match at Missouri to open the Southeastern Conference season will both be shown live on the SEC Network. Kentucky’s trip to two-time defending league champion South Carolina on Sept. 24 will be televised live on ESPNU. In addition, all of Kentucky’s h...
    The Kentucky women’s soccer team has been selected for three nationally-televised matches by the networks of ESPN, it was announced on Wednesday. Kentucky’s home match on August 26 vs. Wisconsin and Sept. 13 match at Missouri to open the Southeastern Conference season will both be shown live on the SEC Network. Kentucky’s trip to two-time defending league champion South Carolina on Sept. 24 will be televised live on ESPNU. In addition, all of Kentucky’s h...
  • Kentucky Volleyball Television Schedule Released

    Kentucky Volleyball Television Schedule Released

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:14:01 GMT
     The Southeastern Conference revealed its television schedule Wednesday, featuring 43 SEC volleyball matches on the SEC Network and the ESPN family of networks. Kentucky will appear in at least seven of those contests. All of Kentucky’s seven televised matches are against conference opponents. UK’s home match with No. 7 Florida (Oct. 31) and at Arkansas (Nov. 14) will air on ESPNU, while the other five matches – at Tennessee (Sept. 23), vs. Missouri (Sept. 30...
     The Southeastern Conference revealed its television schedule Wednesday, featuring 43 SEC volleyball matches on the SEC Network and the ESPN family of networks. Kentucky will appear in at least seven of those contests. All of Kentucky’s seven televised matches are against conference opponents. UK’s home match with No. 7 Florida (Oct. 31) and at Arkansas (Nov. 14) will air on ESPNU, while the other five matches – at Tennessee (Sept. 23), vs. Missouri (Sept. 30...
  • Former Kentucky Wildcat Marcus Lee Signs with Heat

    Former Kentucky Wildcat Marcus Lee Signs with Heat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:46:10 GMT
    UKAthletics.comUKAthletics.com
    UKAthletics.comUKAthletics.com
    The Miami Heat announced today that former Kentucky Wildcat forward Marcus Lee will join the team. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lee started in 24 games in his three years at the University of Kentucky, before transferring to California, Berkeley for his senior season. Lee appeared in seven Summer League games (five starts) with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Las Vegas and averaged 6.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.57 blocks in 15.9 minutes of action while shoo...
    The Miami Heat announced today that former Kentucky Wildcat forward Marcus Lee will join the team. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Lee started in 24 games in his three years at the University of Kentucky, before transferring to California, Berkeley for his senior season. Lee appeared in seven Summer League games (five starts) with the Cleveland Cavaliers in Las Vegas and averaged 6.1 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.57 blocks in 15.9 minutes of action while shoo...
  • Mariners Place Ace James Paxton on DL

    Mariners Place Ace James Paxton on DL

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-08-15 20:26:24 GMT
    AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonAP Photo/Elaine Thompson
    AP Photo/Elaine ThompsonAP Photo/Elaine Thompson
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was placed on the disabled list after being hit by a line drive on his pitching arm Tuesday night.      X-rays on Paxton's left arm were negative, and he was diagnosed with a forearm contusion.      Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland's Marcus Semien and struck out Matt Chapman before Jed Lowrie lined a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. Manager Scott Servais and a team trainer rushed fr...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was placed on the disabled list after being hit by a line drive on his pitching arm Tuesday night.      X-rays on Paxton's left arm were negative, and he was diagnosed with a forearm contusion.      Paxton allowed a leadoff home run to Oakland's Marcus Semien and struck out Matt Chapman before Jed Lowrie lined a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. Manager Scott Servais and a team trainer rushed fr...
  • Samarzich, Bosco, Crosetti Named to 2018 SEC Watch List

    Samarzich, Bosco, Crosetti Named to 2018 SEC Watch List

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:20:06 GMT
    Three Kentucky women’s soccer players were named to the 2018 Southeastern Conference 2018 Preseason Watch List, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Redshirt senior Tanya Samarzich, junior Gina Crosetti and redshirt sophomore Marissa Bosco were all named to the honorary preseason list representing Kentucky. The names were voted upon by the coaches in the league. After tearing her ACL at Florida State last season, Samarzich returns for her redshirt senior sea...
    Three Kentucky women’s soccer players were named to the 2018 Southeastern Conference 2018 Preseason Watch List, it was announced by the league office on Wednesday. Redshirt senior Tanya Samarzich, junior Gina Crosetti and redshirt sophomore Marissa Bosco were all named to the honorary preseason list representing Kentucky. The names were voted upon by the coaches in the league. After tearing her ACL at Florida State last season, Samarzich returns for her redshirt senior sea...
  • Mason Hazelwood Named Perfect Game League’s Top Pitcher

    Mason Hazelwood Named Perfect Game League’s Top Pitcher

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:45:51 GMT
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    UK AthleticsUK Athletics
    Kentucky left-handed pitcher Mason Hazelwood is the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League’s Pitcher of the Year, the summer league announced Wednesday. He had previously been selected First-Team All-PGCBL. Hazelwood, a rising sophomore, was brilliant in 11 appearances for the Elmira Pioneers. He started eight games and posted a 5-1 record with a league-record 84 strikeouts in just 50.0 innings. His five wins also tied for the most in the league this summer. The 6-foot-5 ...
    Kentucky left-handed pitcher Mason Hazelwood is the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League’s Pitcher of the Year, the summer league announced Wednesday. He had previously been selected First-Team All-PGCBL. Hazelwood, a rising sophomore, was brilliant in 11 appearances for the Elmira Pioneers. He started eight games and posted a 5-1 record with a league-record 84 strikeouts in just 50.0 innings. His five wins also tied for the most in the league this summer. The 6-foot-5 ...
  • Winchester Family Has Memories From Bahamas Trip With Cats It Will Never Forget

    Winchester Family Has Memories From Bahamas Trip With Cats It Will Never Forget

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:41:55 GMT
    Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)
    Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)Andrea Tucker and her 8-year-old daughter got to meet Immanuel Quickley's grandmother in the Bahamas. (Heath Tucker Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fan Andrea Tucker of Winchester is trying not to be “intoxicated” by UK’s play in the Bahamas — a plea coach John Calipari made to fans after his team routed four exhibition opponents. She went to the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis when 38-0 UK lost to Wisconsin — “I can’t even begin to explain how heartbreaking leaving that arena was. I cried the whole way home,” she said. She left the Bahamas impressed ...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fan Andrea Tucker of Winchester is trying not to be “intoxicated” by UK’s play in the Bahamas — a plea coach John Calipari made to fans after his team routed four exhibition opponents. She went to the 2015 Final Four in Indianapolis when 38-0 UK lost to Wisconsin — “I can’t even begin to explain how heartbreaking leaving that arena was. I cried the whole way home,” she said. She left the Bahamas impressed ...
  • Ramirez, Kluber Lift Indians Past Reds 8-1

    Ramirez, Kluber Lift Indians Past Reds 8-1

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:57 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:57:57 GMT
    - Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled to an 8-1 win on Tuesday night.      The Indians won the first two games of the series by a combined 18-4 despite a rough week with outfielder Leonys Martin hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection and right-hander Trevor Bauer on the DL with a fractured right leg.      Kluber (15-6) allowed one run and five hits and ...
    - Jose Ramirez hit his 36th home run and Corey Kluber extended his dominance of the Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians rolled to an 8-1 win on Tuesday night.      The Indians won the first two games of the series by a combined 18-4 despite a rough week with outfielder Leonys Martin hospitalized with a serious bacterial infection and right-hander Trevor Bauer on the DL with a fractured right leg.      Kluber (15-6) allowed one run and five hits and ...
  • 2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 9, Defensive Backs

    2018 EKU Preseason Football Camp: Practice 9, Defensive Backs

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-08-15 02:24:29 GMT
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    EKU AthleticsEKU Athletics
    There are holes to fill in the defensive backfield for the Eastern Kentucky University football team, but reinforcements are here. The Colonels lost two starters – cornerback Buck Solomon and safety Kobie Grace who had started 32 straight games – but return three starters in Ben Bascom (NB, R-Jr., 5-9, 186), Jordan Whitfield (CB, R-Sr., 6-1, 182) and TJ Comstock (S, Jr., 5-11, 193). In addition, Jared Tucker (CB, R-Sr., 5-11, 180) is back after playing in all 11 game...
    There are holes to fill in the defensive backfield for the Eastern Kentucky University football team, but reinforcements are here. The Colonels lost two starters – cornerback Buck Solomon and safety Kobie Grace who had started 32 straight games – but return three starters in Ben Bascom (NB, R-Jr., 5-9, 186), Jordan Whitfield (CB, R-Sr., 6-1, 182) and TJ Comstock (S, Jr., 5-11, 193). In addition, Jared Tucker (CB, R-Sr., 5-11, 180) is back after playing in all 11 game...
  • Judge Tosses Pitino's Lawsuit Against Adidas

    Judge Tosses Pitino's Lawsuit Against Adidas

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:29:52 GMT

    (LEX 18) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed former Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino's lawsuit against the apparel company Adidas. In a "memorandum opinion and order" signed by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, the court dismissed Pitino's lawsuit, largely pointing to and endorsement agreement that requires arbitration instead of court action in disputes. In the suit, Pitino "alleges that Adidas knowingly or recklessly caused him emotional ...

    (LEX 18) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed former Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino's lawsuit against the apparel company Adidas. In a "memorandum opinion and order" signed by U.S. District Judge David J. Hale, the court dismissed Pitino's lawsuit, largely pointing to and endorsement agreement that requires arbitration instead of court action in disputes. In the suit, Pitino "alleges that Adidas knowingly or recklessly caused him emotional ...

  • Keith McBride Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Keith McBride Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:11 PM EDT2018-08-14 22:11:38 GMT

    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of Keith McBride assistant coach working with throwers after he served in the same position on Greene’s staff at Purdue for the past six years. “It is exciting that Keith has decided to join our staff here at Kentucky,” Greene said. “He is one of the best throws coaches in the country and he has a keen sense and eye for identifying and developing talent. ...

    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of Keith McBride assistant coach working with throwers after he served in the same position on Greene’s staff at Purdue for the past six years. “It is exciting that Keith has decided to join our staff here at Kentucky,” Greene said. “He is one of the best throws coaches in the country and he has a keen sense and eye for identifying and developing talent. ...

  • Kris Grimes Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Kris Grimes Joins UK Track & Field Staff

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:48:00 GMT
    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of assistant coach Kris Grimes to work with jumpers and multi-event athletes. “We’re excited to welcome Coach Grimes into our Kentucky family,” Greene said. “He’s another proven coach who checks all the boxes. He’s a coach that has a proven track record of developing world-class athletes, he’s done it at the highest level in our league a...
    Kentucky Track & Field and Cross Country Head Coach Lonnie Greene has announced the addition of assistant coach Kris Grimes to work with jumpers and multi-event athletes. “We’re excited to welcome Coach Grimes into our Kentucky family,” Greene said. “He’s another proven coach who checks all the boxes. He’s a coach that has a proven track record of developing world-class athletes, he’s done it at the highest level in our league a...
  • Three UK football walk-ons receive scholarship

    Three UK football walk-ons receive scholarship

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:53:04 GMT
    Lexington, KY (LEX 18) -- Kentucky football walk-ons Zach Johnson (running back), David Bouvier (wide receiver) and Miles Butler (kicker) each received a scholarship Monday night. A video from head coach Mark Stoops' twitter page revealed the announcement, where he brought all three players to the front of the room in front of the team. After the announcement, their teammates cheered and rushed to celebrate with them. "It's honestly a blessing," said Johnson. "M...
    Lexington, KY (LEX 18) -- Kentucky football walk-ons Zach Johnson (running back), David Bouvier (wide receiver) and Miles Butler (kicker) each received a scholarship Monday night. A video from head coach Mark Stoops' twitter page revealed the announcement, where he brought all three players to the front of the room in front of the team. After the announcement, their teammates cheered and rushed to celebrate with them. "It's honestly a blessing," said Johnson. "M...
  • Reid Travis “Embraced” Coming To Loaded Kentucky Roster To Be Challenged

    Reid Travis “Embraced” Coming To Loaded Kentucky Roster To Be Challenged

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:40 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:40:00 GMT
    Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)
    Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)Reid Travis hugged a child when UK players delivered shoes to needy children during their time in the Bahamas last week. (Chet White/UK Athletics Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fans were anxious to see just what Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis would look like during UK’s exhibition games in the Bahamas. He showed them plenty, too, to have Kentucky fans even more giddy now than they were when he opted to take his name out of the NBA draft and transferred to UK to join a roster that seemed to have everything except an experienced, physical inside player like him. “Kentucky has not had a guy like Travis,” sai...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky fans were anxious to see just what Stanford graduate transfer Reid Travis would look like during UK’s exhibition games in the Bahamas. He showed them plenty, too, to have Kentucky fans even more giddy now than they were when he opted to take his name out of the NBA draft and transferred to UK to join a roster that seemed to have everything except an experienced, physical inside player like him. “Kentucky has not had a guy like Travis,” sai...
  • No. 20 Kentucky Travels to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday

    No. 20 Kentucky Travels to Eastern Kentucky on Tuesday

    Monday, April 9 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-04-09 17:14:04 GMT

    Following a week off from Southeastern Conference play, in which Kentucky won four-straight games, all in run-rule fashion, the Wildcats will now set their sights back on Eastern Kentucky for the return trip of a home-and-home with the Colonels on Tuesday night in Richmond. The game will commence at 6 p.m. ET from Gertrude Hood Field on the campus of Eastern Kentucky and will be streamed live on the OVC Digital Network. Kentucky got off to a fast start against the Colonels last ...

    Following a week off from Southeastern Conference play, in which Kentucky won four-straight games, all in run-rule fashion, the Wildcats will now set their sights back on Eastern Kentucky for the return trip of a home-and-home with the Colonels on Tuesday night in Richmond. The game will commence at 6 p.m. ET from Gertrude Hood Field on the campus of Eastern Kentucky and will be streamed live on the OVC Digital Network. Kentucky got off to a fast start against the Colonels last ...

  • Kevin Knox Is The Player Of The Week

    Kevin Knox Is The Player Of The Week

    Monday, January 29 2018 11:47 AM EST2018-01-29 16:47:16 GMT
    AP Photo/James CrispAP Photo/James Crisp

    Kevin Knox, after his 34 points which led UK to a great comeback win over West Virginia is the Yahoo Sports player of the week.  Knox was 11 of 17 from the field.  He was the big key in UK's comeback after being down 17 points.  Plus, he had 19 points against Mississippi State. Knox had a great time playing in the tough atmosphere at West Virginia.  "Yeah, I love atmospheres like, I love playing away games, I love going against people on the road," Kno...

    Kevin Knox, after his 34 points which led UK to a great comeback win over West Virginia is the Yahoo Sports player of the week.  Knox was 11 of 17 from the field.  He was the big key in UK's comeback after being down 17 points.  Plus, he had 19 points against Mississippi State. Knox had a great time playing in the tough atmosphere at West Virginia.  "Yeah, I love atmospheres like, I love playing away games, I love going against people on the road," Kno...

  • UK 103 Thomas More 61

    UK 103 Thomas More 61

    Friday, October 27 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-28 01:16:14 GMT

    UK gets off to a fast start. Kevin Knox with a dunk and Quade Green hits 2 3's.  UK leads 13-6 at the first TV timeout with 15;39 to go in the half. Thomas More was tough.  After they hit 2 3's in a row, the second by Austin Young. Cal, who said he was going to yell less, wants time.  The media is now sitting in the upper deck, there has been a number of times I've heard Cal all the way up here.  It's 25-17 UK. UK's obvious size advantage hurt Thomas More. ...

    UK gets off to a fast start. Kevin Knox with a dunk and Quade Green hits 2 3's.  UK leads 13-6 at the first TV timeout with 15;39 to go in the half. Thomas More was tough.  After they hit 2 3's in a row, the second by Austin Young. Cal, who said he was going to yell less, wants time.  The media is now sitting in the upper deck, there has been a number of times I've heard Cal all the way up here.  It's 25-17 UK. UK's obvious size advantage hurt Thomas More. ...

  • Former Eagle Brent Arrington Set To Play For The NBA G-League's Greensboro Swarm

    Former Eagle Brent Arrington Set To Play For The NBA G-League's Greensboro Swarm

    Thursday, October 26 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-10-26 21:44:02 GMT

    Former Morehead State men's basketball guard Brent Arrington has agreed to play for the Charlotte Hornets' NBA G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm. The Swarm were added as an NBA G-League affiliate prior to the beginning of last season. They field their home events at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I want to start by giving thanks and the glory to God and Christ Jesus for blessing me with these abilities," said Arrington. "I'm ...

    Former Morehead State men's basketball guard Brent Arrington has agreed to play for the Charlotte Hornets' NBA G-League affiliate, the Greensboro Swarm. The Swarm were added as an NBA G-League affiliate prior to the beginning of last season. They field their home events at the Greensboro Coliseum Fieldhouse in Greensboro, North Carolina. "I want to start by giving thanks and the glory to God and Christ Jesus for blessing me with these abilities," said Arrington. "I'm ...

  • 2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    2017 CBS Sports Classic Tickets On Sale Friday

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-10-17 22:00:33 GMT
    Associated PressAssociated Press
    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
    NEW ORLEANS (Oct. 17, 2017) – Tickets for the 2017 CBS Sports Classic, featuring college basketball powers Kentucky, North Carolina, Ohio State and UCLA, will go on sale Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. ET. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com, or through www.cbssportsclassic.com. The fourth-annual college basketball doubleheader will be held on Dec. 23 at Smoothie King Center in ...
  • Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monk, Fox Named All-America By USA Today

    Monday, March 6 2017 9:46 AM EST2017-03-06 14:46:59 GMT
    (Keith Taylor Photo)(Keith Taylor Photo)

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox was named All-America by USA Today on Monday. Monk earned second-team distinction, while Fox was tabbed to the third team. Monk was joined on the second team by Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). Third-team honorees along with Fox included Ethan Happ (Wisconsin), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Monte Morris (Iowa...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s freshman backcourt tandem of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox was named All-America by USA Today on Monday. Monk earned second-team distinction, while Fox was tabbed to the third team. Monk was joined on the second team by Josh Jackson (Kansas), Justin Jackson (North Carolina), Luke Kennard (Duke) and Nigel Williams-Goss (Gonzaga). Third-team honorees along with Fox included Ethan Happ (Wisconsin), Lauri Markkanen (Arizona), Monte Morris (Iowa...

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  • Mule Foals "Miracle" In Boyle County

    Mule Foals "Miracle" In Boyle County

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:55 PM EDT2018-08-17 22:55:48 GMT

    BOYLE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) "When a mule foals" is a phrase to describe something that is almost impossible, but it happened on a farm in Boyle County. Jerry and Teresa Smothers say that their mule, Peanut, is a part of their family. They've had Peanut for 17 years. Recently, Peanut added another member to their family.

    BOYLE COUNTY, Ky (LEX 18) "When a mule foals" is a phrase to describe something that is almost impossible, but it happened on a farm in Boyle County. Jerry and Teresa Smothers say that their mule, Peanut, is a part of their family. They've had Peanut for 17 years. Recently, Peanut added another member to their family.

  • 1 Dead, Multiple Injured In Flemingsburg Crash

    1 Dead, Multiple Injured In Flemingsburg Crash

    Saturday, August 18 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-08-18 16:49:15 GMT

    FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)-- One person is dead following a collision in Flemingsburg. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday at the junction of Kentucky Highway 57 and Kentucky Highway 11.

    FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18)-- One person is dead following a collision in Flemingsburg. It happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday at the junction of Kentucky Highway 57 and Kentucky Highway 11.

  • Mother Reportedy Stabs Son In Cynthiana

    Mother Reportedy Stabs Son In Cynthiana

    Saturday, August 18 2018 9:05 PM EDT2018-08-19 01:05:39 GMT

    HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a reported stabbing in Cynthiana on Saturday afternoon. A number of troopers responded to the 5700 block of 32 West - Connersville Pike. The Harrison County Fire Chief says that a mother stabbed her son at a home there. Reportedly he was airlifted to a hospital in Lexington. We're told KSP is leading the investigation, but they have not returned any calls or confirmed any more information.

    HARRISON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) - Kentucky State Police are investigating a reported stabbing in Cynthiana on Saturday afternoon. A number of troopers responded to the 5700 block of 32 West - Connersville Pike. The Harrison County Fire Chief says that a mother stabbed her son at a home there. Reportedly he was airlifted to a hospital in Lexington. We're told KSP is leading the investigation, but they have not returned any calls or confirmed any more information.

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