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  • UK Signee Herro Doesn't Let Fans, Social Media Distract Him On The Court

    UK Signee Herro Doesn't Let Fans, Social Media Distract Him On The Court

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 5:07 AM EST2018-01-16 10:07:54 GMT
    Kentucky signee Tyler Herro with coach Travis Riesop.Kentucky signee Tyler Herro with coach Travis Riesop.
    By LARRY VAUGHT Tyler Herro not only is a special basketball talent, he’s an in-state talent that Wisconsin fans wanted to watch play in college. They thought that was going to happen when he initially verbally committed to  Wisconsin, but in a span of 28 days before his senior season he not only de-committed from Wisconsin but also signed with Kentucky. That’s led to some interesting road games for Herro, a versatile 6-4 guard, and his Whitnall High School tea...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Tyler Herro not only is a special basketball talent, he’s an in-state talent that Wisconsin fans wanted to watch play in college. They thought that was going to happen when he initially verbally committed to  Wisconsin, but in a span of 28 days before his senior season he not only de-committed from Wisconsin but also signed with Kentucky. That’s led to some interesting road games for Herro, a versatile 6-4 guard, and his Whitnall High School tea...
  • Dukes Has Gone From Bouncing Off Furniture To All-SEC Gymnast

    Dukes Has Gone From Bouncing Off Furniture To All-SEC Gymnast

    Monday, January 15 2018 5:32 AM EST2018-01-15 10:32:27 GMT
    Sidney Dukes, a two-time All-SEC performer, has already won two event titles for UK this season. (Vicky Graff Photo)Sidney Dukes, a two-time All-SEC performer, has already won two event titles for UK this season. (Vicky Graff Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT She’s already a two-time all-Southeastern Conference performer and a key reason Kentucky is a top 10 team this season.  Junior Sidney Dukes won eight event titles — three beam, three floor, one vault and one all-around — last season and had two top-25 finishes in the national championship. She opened this season with a 9.9 (out of 10) to win the floor exercise and then had a 9.9 on beam at Arkansas to share the event title last Friday. So...
    By LARRY VAUGHT She’s already a two-time all-Southeastern Conference performer and a key reason Kentucky is a top 10 team this season.  Junior Sidney Dukes won eight event titles — three beam, three floor, one vault and one all-around — last season and had two top-25 finishes in the national championship. She opened this season with a 9.9 (out of 10) to win the floor exercise and then had a 9.9 on beam at Arkansas to share the event title last Friday. So...
  • Neal Brown Credits Former UK Linebacker Jon Sumrall For His Role In Troy's Success

    Neal Brown Credits Former UK Linebacker Jon Sumrall For His Role In Troy's Success

    Thursday, January 11 2018 4:54 AM EST2018-01-11 09:54:47 GMT
    Neal Brown believes Jon Sumrall is one of the nation's top assistant coaches. (Troy Athletics Photo)Neal Brown believes Jon Sumrall is one of the nation's top assistant coaches. (Troy Athletics Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT Neal Brown has worked his magic with Troy University during his three-year stint as head coach, going 21-5 the last two seasons and wining a bowl game each season — not to mention the victory at LSU last season. Brown, a former University of Kentucky receiver, says another former Kentucky player — linebacker Jon Sumrall — deserves a lot of credit for what Troy has done, too. Sumrall is the assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and li...
    By LARRY VAUGHT Neal Brown has worked his magic with Troy University during his three-year stint as head coach, going 21-5 the last two seasons and wining a bowl game each season — not to mention the victory at LSU last season. Brown, a former University of Kentucky receiver, says another former Kentucky player — linebacker Jon Sumrall — deserves a lot of credit for what Troy has done, too. Sumrall is the assistant head coach, special teams coordinator and li...
  • Zion Harmon: ā€œI Like The Kentucky Program A Whole, Whole Lot.ā€

    Zion Harmon: ā€œI Like The Kentucky Program A Whole, Whole Lot.ā€

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 5:15 AM EST2018-01-10 10:15:23 GMT
    Zion Harmon talked to players at a clinic at Mustang Madness as Gary Trent Sr. listened last weekend. (Larry Vaught Photo)Zion Harmon talked to players at a clinic at Mustang Madness as Gary Trent Sr. listened last weekend. (Larry Vaught Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT He’s already been to Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness. He’s made an unofficial visit to Kansas. He’s played for USA Basketball and was a starter on the 2017 state championship team.  Zion Harmon has done all that — and he’s only a freshman at Adair County this season.  He has several college scholarship offers, a ton of interest from numerous schools and a lot more offers likely to come in the next few months.  &ld...
    By LARRY VAUGHT He’s already been to Kentucky’s Big Blue Madness. He’s made an unofficial visit to Kansas. He’s played for USA Basketball and was a starter on the 2017 state championship team.  Zion Harmon has done all that — and he’s only a freshman at Adair County this season.  He has several college scholarship offers, a ton of interest from numerous schools and a lot more offers likely to come in the next few months.  &ld...
  • High School Coach Says Not To Be Surprised If Bailey Vick Has Even Better Sophomore Season

    High School Coach Says Not To Be Surprised If Bailey Vick Has Even Better Sophomore Season

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 4:44 AM EST2018-01-09 09:44:02 GMT
    Bailey Vick with McCracken County High School coach Tony Hayden.Bailey Vick with McCracken County High School coach Tony Hayden.
    By LARRY VAUGHT PADUCAH — Others might have been surprised by what outfielder Bailey Vick did her freshman season at Kentucky, but not Tony Hayden — Bailey’s coach for three years at McCracken County High School. “It was not really surprising because they weren’t going to have anybody coming in as a freshman that worked as hard as she did. After our state tournament was over with, she was in our indoor facility just about every day working on stuff...
    By LARRY VAUGHT PADUCAH — Others might have been surprised by what outfielder Bailey Vick did her freshman season at Kentucky, but not Tony Hayden — Bailey’s coach for three years at McCracken County High School. “It was not really surprising because they weren’t going to have anybody coming in as a freshman that worked as hard as she did. After our state tournament was over with, she was in our indoor facility just about every day working on stuff...
  • Kentucky Volleyball Provided Needed 'Family' Support To Anna Nyberg During Father's Illness, Passing

    Kentucky Volleyball Provided Needed 'Family' Support To Anna Nyberg During Father's Illness, Passing

    Monday, January 8 2018 8:54 AM EST2018-01-08 13:54:52 GMT
    Anna Nyberg with her mom (Kelly), father (Jim) and brother (Jon). The UK junior said her father was the biggest influence in her life.Anna Nyberg with her mom (Kelly), father (Jim) and brother (Jon). The UK junior said her father was the biggest influence in her life.
    By LARRY VAUGHT During Kentucky’s historic volleyball season, there were some bittersweet times because junior Anna Nyberg was not there. Instead, she was back home in Tomahawk, Wis., with her family. Her father, James, was diagnosed with cancer in May and passed away at age 52 on Dec. 3 — one day after UK’s dramatic five-set win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Anna Nyberg was not in Lexington for that win. She also was not at Geo...
    By LARRY VAUGHT During Kentucky’s historic volleyball season, there were some bittersweet times because junior Anna Nyberg was not there. Instead, she was back home in Tomahawk, Wis., with her family. Her father, James, was diagnosed with cancer in May and passed away at age 52 on Dec. 3 — one day after UK’s dramatic five-set win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Anna Nyberg was not in Lexington for that win. She also was not at Geo...
  • Zan Payne Hears Often About What A Good Player Kenny Payne Was

    Zan Payne Hears Often About What A Good Player Kenny Payne Was

    Tuesday, December 5 2017 2:57 PM EST2017-12-05 19:57:59 GMT
    Zan Payne talks with his father, Kenny Payne, after his game at the Marshall County Hoopfest last week. (Larry Vaught Photo)Zan Payne talks with his father, Kenny Payne, after his game at the Marshall County Hoopfest last week. (Larry Vaught Photo)
    By LARRY VAUGHT If Zan Payne ever doubts how good his father was, he gets reminded often about it. His father, Kentucky basketball assistant coach Kenny Payne, had a brilliant career at Louisville and was on the 1986 national championship team. He was a first-round draft pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1989 and played four years in the NBA and later played professionally overseas. “Every time I see somebody in a different county they are saying your dad played at Louisvil...
    By LARRY VAUGHT If Zan Payne ever doubts how good his father was, he gets reminded often about it. His father, Kentucky basketball assistant coach Kenny Payne, had a brilliant career at Louisville and was on the 1986 national championship team. He was a first-round draft pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in 1989 and played four years in the NBA and later played professionally overseas. “Every time I see somebody in a different county they are saying your dad played at Louisvil...
  • Killeya-Jones' Improvement No Surprise To His Personal Skill Development Coach

    Killeya-Jones' Improvement No Surprise To His Personal Skill Development Coach

    Monday, November 27 2017 4:18 PM EST2017-11-27 21:18:12 GMT
    Gilbert Abraham believes in UK sophomore Sacha Killeya-Jones and says there is a lot more to his game that UK fans have yet to see.Gilbert Abraham believes in UK sophomore Sacha Killeya-Jones and says there is a lot more to his game that UK fans have yet to see.
    By LARRY VAUGHT For about five years Gilbert Abraham has worked with Sacha Killeya-Jones to improve his basketball skills and understanding of the game. That’s why it was no surprise to Abraham that Killeya-Jones quickly showed Kentucky fans more early in his sophomore season than he did his first year with the Cats when he was never a factor for coach John Calipari the last few months of the season. “He’s a great kid and a really skilled player,” said...
    By LARRY VAUGHT For about five years Gilbert Abraham has worked with Sacha Killeya-Jones to improve his basketball skills and understanding of the game. That’s why it was no surprise to Abraham that Killeya-Jones quickly showed Kentucky fans more early in his sophomore season than he did his first year with the Cats when he was never a factor for coach John Calipari the last few months of the season. “He’s a great kid and a really skilled player,” said...
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