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Former Wildcat wins ADI Classic

Updated: 05/23/2010 - After posting a 5-under-par 67 in the tournament’s final round to finish two strokes ahead of the field, former University of Kentucky men’s golf great Mark Blakefield won the 2010 ADI Classic at the Cherry Blossom Golf Club (par-72, yardage-6842) in Georgetown, Ky., on Sunday.

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UK Softball falls in NCAA Regional, season ends

Posted: 05/22/2010 - Senior Molly Johnson blasted a pair of solo home runs, but the Wildcats came up short with a 5-3 loss at the hands of Ohio State Saturday evening. The loss subsequently ends UK’s season with the second loss in the double-elimination NCAA Tournament.

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Batcats avoid sweep, beat Dogs in series finale

Posted: 05/22/2010 - After Kentucky allowed Georgia to tie the game with two runs in the bottom of the eighth inning, senior Gunner Glad launched a two-out, three-run home run in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Wildcats to a wild 14-11 win over the Bulldogs, in front of 2,577 fans Saturday afternoon at Foley Field.

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UK tennis Wildcats fall in NCAA Regional

Posted: 05/21/2010 - NORCROSS, Ga. – The No. 12 seed University of Kentucky men’s tennis team saw its season come to a close Friday when it dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 5 seed and defending national champion Southern California in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Championships at the Racquet Club of the South.

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Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame welcomes 13 new members

Posted: 05/21/2010 - A 13-member class will be inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame in 2011, the KHSAA Board of Conrol has announced. Among the inductees are J.R. VanHoose, a boys’ basketball legend from Paintsville and four-time state tennis individual state champion Tim Cooper.

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Wall believs Cal will remain at UK

Posted: 05/21/2010 - CHICAGO (AP) - John Wall believes John Calipari will stay at Kentucky, even if he has a chance to coach LeBron James.

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UK makes it official, Jones & Vargas sign

Posted: 05/21/2010 - Terrence Jones and Eloy Vargas have both signed a financial aid offer to play basketball at the University of Kentucky, Head Coach John Calipari announced on Friday.

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Batcats lose series opener at Georgia

Posted: 05/20/2010 - The Georgia Bulldogs rode eight runs in the first four innings and a career-long pitching performance from junior right-hander Justin Grimm to an 8-6 series-opening win over the Kentucky Wildcats, on Thursday night at Foley Field.

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Wall talks of resurrecting Wizards

Posted: 05/20/2010 - CHICAGO (AP) - Already, John Wall is thinking about the possibilities. He can envision looking toward the home crowd and seeing President Barack Obama in the stands, cheering him on as he tries to resurrect the Washington Wizards.

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NCAA formally approves 68-team tournament

Posted: 05/20/2010 - The NCAA has approved a 68-team format for the men's basketball tournament, beginning next March. Now it has to figure out the format for those early round games.

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Lukas training Mnie That Bird

Updated: 05/19/2010 - Hall of Famer D. Wayne Lukas is the new trainer for 2009 Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird. Chip Woolley, who guided the gelding to a 50-1 upset in last year's Derby, said Wednesday the 4-year-old is being shipped to Lukas' barn at Churchill Downs immediately. Mine That Bird had been resting in New Mexico

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Batcats top Murray State, 4th straight win

Posted: 05/18/2010 - In his third career start, Kentucky sophomore right-hander Joe Devine tossed a career-high 5.1 innings and struck out a career-best four, helping lead UK to a 6-3 win over Murray State in the final non-conference game of the 2010 regular-season, on Tuesday night in front of 1,571 fans at Brooks Stadium.

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Wizards win NBA Lottery! First shot at UK's Wall

Posted: 05/18/2010 - Washington moved up from the No. 5 spot to earn the top pick in next month's draft, when it will likely choose between Kentucky freshman John Wall and national player of the year Evan Turner of Ohio State.

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Terrence Jones chooses Kentucky

Updated: 05/19/2010 - The Oregonian newspaper is reporting 5-Star recruit Terrence Jones will sign a national letter of intent with either Washington or Kentucky on Wednesday.

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UK Football lands WR for 2011

Updated: 05/17/2010 - According to Scout.com the University of Kentucky has picked up a verbal commitment from wide receiver Darien Thomas out of Theodore, Alabama for 2011

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Tyson Gay sets 200m record

Updated: 05/17/2010 - Lexington's Tyson Gay has broken a 44-year-old record for the 200 meters run on a straight track.

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UK softball headed to NCAA

Updated: 05/17/2010 - After ringing up its second consecutive 30-win season the Kentucky softball team was once again selected as an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament it was announced Sunday night on a live telecast by ESPNU. Kentucky (31-25) will head north to a familiar site for its historical second straight run at the NCAA title. The Wildcats were picked to play in the Columbus, Ohio, regional – the same site as last year’s first trip to the national tournament. UK will meet the host Buckeyes in the opening round matchup on Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. ET.

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UK tennis advances in NCAA

Updated: 05/16/2010 - The 12th-seeded University of Kentucky men’s tennis team defeated No. 24 Georgia Tech 4-1 in the second round of the NCAA Championships on Sunday at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex. The victory sends the Wildcats to the event’s round of 16 for the first time since 2002.

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Nidiffer slam lifts Cats to sweep

Updated: 05/16/2010 - Trailing by two runs, with one out and the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning, Kentucky fifth-year senior catcher Marcus Nidiffer – in the final at-bat of his home career – connected on a 3-2 offering from LSU All-American closer Matty Ott, sending the ball soaring over the left-field fence for the game-winning grand slam, with UK sweeping the 20th-ranked Tigers for the first time in 19 years with a 6-4 win Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Home runs power Batcats over LSU

Posted: 05/15/2010 - Freshman Jordan Cooper tossed a career-high seven innings in his fourth career conference start and Taylor Black, Chris Bisson and Luke Maile each hit home runs, leading the Kentucky baseball team to a series-clinching 9-4 win over No. 20 LSU, the defending national champions, Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Lookin at Lucky wins Preakness

Posted: 05/15/2010 - BALTIMORE (AP) - Lookin at Lucky won the Preakness, ending Super Saver's bid to become the first Triple Crown winner in 32 years.

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