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EKU earns share of OVC title

Posted: 05/19/2012 - MURRAY, Ky. – Junior left-hander Shane Grimm pitched eight superb innings as the Eastern Kentucky University baseball team finished off the sweep of host Murray State on Saturday, 7-1, to earn a share of its first Ohio Valley Conference regular season title since 2000.

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Mississippi State ruins Cats chase for title

Posted: 05/19/2012 - Shepherd who worked 2.1 innings, allowing three hits, two runs, walking one, striking out two. Sam Mahar then came on and allowed two hits and a run without getting an out before UK turned to Trevor Gott, who got the final four outs of the game, including three strikeouts.

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Reds hold off Yankees, 6-5

Posted: 05/19/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - Joey Votto hit a three-run homer, Jose Arredondo worked out of a ninth-inning jam for his first major league save and the Cincinnati Reds held off the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday.

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Transy golfers finish as National Runner-ups

Posted: 05/19/2012 - HOWIE-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - Transylvania captured a second-place finish Friday in the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship, by far its best performance in the national tournament in six appearances.

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Mississippi State claims series win over UK

Posted: 05/19/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Two defensive miscues by No. 2 Kentucky led to four Mississippi State runs and a 4-3 win over the Wildcats in the second game of the three-game series to secure the series win, on Friday night at Dudy Noble Field.

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Kentucky suffers heartbreaking walk-off loss in NCAA opener

Posted: 05/18/2012 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. – After rallying for two scores in the top half of the seventh, the Kentucky softball team fell in heartbreaking fashion in the home half of the inning to drop a 3-2 contest to No. 21 Michigan in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.

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Nicholasville boy credits UK players for will to live

Updated: 05/20/2012 - Reese Kemp is a 15-year-old from Nicholasville, and like many his age, a Kentucky Wildcats fan. Reese just completed his eighth grade year at West Jessamine Middle School, but says, in some ways, he owes his life to a few who wear the blue and white.

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SEC & Big 12 champs to meet in bowl game

Updated: 05/18/2012 - The Southeastern Conference and the Big 12 Conference announced today a five-year agreement for their football champions to meet in a post-season bowl game following the 2014 season.

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SAL to feature unusual home run derby

Posted: 05/18/2012 - CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The South Atlantic League's Home Run Derby will begin in an unlikely spot - the flight deck of the USS Yorktown in Charleston Harbor.

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Former Clark Co., EKU product signs with Jets

Posted: 05/18/2012 - NEW YORK (AP) - A person familiar with the deal says the New York Jets and veteran safety Yeremiah Bell have agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $1.4 million.

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Stratton Pitches Mississippi State to opening win

Posted: 05/17/2012 - STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Mississippi State got a strong start from ace Chris Stratton and a two-run rally in the fourth inning to post a 3-1 series-opening win over No. 2 Kentucky, on Thursday night in front of 6,146 at Dudy Noble Field.

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New group of WIldcats heading to Ethiopia

Updated: 05/17/2012 - Last summer, when they took a service trip to Ethiopia with head coach Joker Phillips, Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and others, Danny Trevathan and Stuart Hines weren’t entirely sure what was in store for them. The experience ended up being a life-changing one, with the two rising seniors witnessing a culture and a lifestyle unimaginably far removed from their own.

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Bodemeister 8-5 favorite in Preakness

Updated: 05/16/2012 - Bodemeister has been made the 8-5 morning line favorite for Saturday's Preakness. The colt trained by Bob Baffert set the pace in the Kentucky Derby before being overtaken in the stretch by I'll Have Another, who won by 1½ lengths.

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Former Transy coach, AD Stephenson dies

Updated: 05/17/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky.—Harry Stephenson, whose relationship with Transylvania University as student, coach, teacher and administrator totaled a remarkable 63 years, died May 15 in Lexington. He was 95.

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Pardue new coach at Mercer Co.

Updated: 05/17/2012 - Former Boyle County coach Chris Pardue is the new head coach at Mercer Co., the school announced today on its website.

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Kentucky racing panel to consider race-day drug ban

Posted: 05/16/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - The panel that regulates horse racing in Kentucky is set to take another look at a proposal that would put the state at the forefront of a race-day drug ban.

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No. 2 UK falls to Murray St. 7-3

Updated: 05/16/2012 - Murray State broke open a 3-3 game with a two-out, bases-clearing double in the bottom of the eighth inning and held off No. 2 Kentucky for a 7-3 win, in front of a packed 1,379 on a gorgeous Tuesday night at Brooks Stadium.

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Williams and Cats back up bold preseason prediction

Updated: 05/15/2012 - After being drafted last summer by the San Francisco Giants, UK catcher Michael Williams decided to return to Lexington for his senior season. UK coaches, players and fans are glad he did.

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Jefferson chooses Duke

Posted: 05/15/2012 - Philadelphia forward Amile Jefferson, one of the top players in the class of 2012, announced on Tuesday that he will attend Duke.

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No. 2 Kentucky leaves on final road swing

Updated: 05/14/2012 - Owning a 23-2 record against non-conference opponents in 2012 and embarking on a season-long road trip to end the regular-season, No. 2 Kentucky travels to Paducah, Ky., to face off with Murray State at 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Brooks Stadium.

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Sean Woods introduced at Morehead St.

Updated: 05/14/2012 - Sean Woods says it's a blessing to come home. Woods was introduced Monday as the head coach of Morehead State after a four-year stint at Mississippi Valley State.

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Bodemeister headed to Preakness

Updated: 05/14/2012 - Bodemeister is headed to the Preakness to challenge I'll Have Another after their memorable finish in the Kentucky Derby.

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