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Louisville to introduce Strong as new football coach

Posted: 12/09/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Florida defensive coordinator Charlie Strong is headed to Louisville. School spokesman Kenny Klein says the school is planning a press conference Wednesday afternoon to introduce Strong as its new head coach.

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Wildcats place 3 on Coaches' All-SEC team

Posted: 12/08/2009 - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- SEC Champion Alabama and SEC Eastern Champion Florida each had a league-high nine representatives on the 2009 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches’ Football Team, the league office announced on Tuesday. Alabama had eight members on the first team, while Florida had seven.

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Wall Again SEC Freshman of the Week

Updated: 12/08/2009 - UK men’s basketball player John Wall was named the SEC Freshman of the Week as announced by the league office on Monday. The honor was the third straight SEC Freshman of the Week honor for Wall. The Wildcats have won all four weekly freshman honors from the conference office this season, beginning with Eric Bledsoe in the first week and Wall the last three weeks.

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Blackwelder earns LPGA status

Updated: 12/08/2009 - Former University of Kentucky women’s golfer Mallory Blackwelder earned LPGA category 20 status Monday after completing Qualifying School with a 4-over-par 364 (74-72-74-72-72) at LPGA International. Blackwelder combines with her mother, Myra Blackwelder, a 17-year LPGA veteran and current head coach at Kentucky, to become the first mother/daughter duo in tour history.

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Cobb named first team All-SEC

Updated: 12/07/2009 - Kentucky wide receiver/quarterback Randall Cobb has been named first team ALL-SEC by the Associated Press. UK tailback Derrick Locke was named to the second team All-SEC offense. Tackle Corey Peters and linebacker Sam Maxwell were named All-SEC second team defense. Offensive tackle Zipp Duncan received honorable mention.

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Clemson falls into Music City against UK

Updated: 12/07/2009 - The Clemson Tigers have fallen all the way from a possible BCS-bowl berth to a trip to the Music CityBowl to play Kentucky. Clemson (8-5) missed out on the Atlantic Coast Conference championship with a 39-34 loss to No. 10 Georgia Tech on Saturday. The Tigers will get a rematch of the 2006 Music City Bowl won by Kentucky 28-20 in a pairing announced Sunday night.

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Cats to play Clemson in Music City Bowl

Updated: 12/07/2009 - Representatives of the Gaylord Hotels Music City Bowl announced today the University of Kentucky will represent the Southeastern Conference in the 12th annual Bowl and face off against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Clemson University. Kick off will be Sunday, Dec. 27, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. CST at LP Field in Nashville. The game will be televised live on ESPN.

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UK Volleyball Rolls To Sweet Sixteen

Updated: 02/05/2010 - All season long the 13th ranked Kentucky volleyball team’s engine ran on offense. But, on its way to the Sweet Sixteen it was the Kentucky defense that rejected 17 attacks to pace the Wildcats to a 3-0 (25-20, 25-22, 25-17) victory over the tournament’s No. 14 seed in Oregon.

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Alabama Rolls To SEC Championship

Posted: 12/05/2009 - Mark Ingram and Greg McElroy sliced up the fearsome Florida defense and Tim Tebow finally met his match, no matter how hard he tried to fire up his teammates. With an emphatic 32-13 chomping of the Gators, the Crimson Tide again stands atop the Southeastern Conference.

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Lexington Christian Academy Wins 1A Title 55-19

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Dominique Hayden ran for 210 yards and two touchdowns to help Lexington Christian capture their first KHSAA 1A State title with a 55-19 victory over Mayfield 55-19.

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Somerset Falls In 3A State Championship

Posted: 12/05/2009 - Dshon Jackson recovered two fumbles and returned an interception for a touchdown to help Paducah Tilghman to the Kentucky 3A State title in a 21-0 victory over Somerset.

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Kentucky Holds Off North Carolina 68-66

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Freshman star John Wall shook off a leg injury to finish with 16 points, including the clinching free throws with 4 seconds remaining, and the fifth-ranked Wildcats held off No. 10 North Carolina 68-66 on Saturday. (Stats & Game Notes Inside)

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UK women run record to 8-0

Posted: 12/04/2009 - CINCINNATI – Senior forward Lydia Watkins (Hopkinsville, Ky.) came off the bench to record a career-high 18 points and grab a season-high nine rebounds and three steals in helping the Kentucky women’s basketball team advance to 8-0 and survive a scare by Cincinnati, 68-57 on Friday morning.

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Wall anxious to hook up with Heels

Posted: 12/04/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky freshman star John Wall says he's not angry he never received a scholarship offer from North Carolina even though he grew up hoping to play for the Tar Heels.

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Eagles win on the road

Updated: 01/15/2010 - MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) - Kenneth Faried had 19 points and 18 rebounds and Morehead State survived a late rally by Tennessee-Martin to win 74-66 on Thursday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

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Murray knocks off EKU in closing seconds

Posted: 12/04/2009 - MURRAY, Ky. (AP) - B.J. Jenkins sank the game-winning shot with 2.6 seconds remaining to give Murray State a 62-60 win over Eastern Kentucky on Thursday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

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Auburn hit with secondary football violations

Posted: 12/04/2009 - AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Auburn football recruiting has taken a hit because of secondary NCAA rules violations during its "Big Cat Weekend" last May.

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UK women take 7-game win streak to Cincinnati

Updated: 12/03/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team looks to keep its seven-game winning streak alive when it travels to Cincinnati, Ohio Friday, Dec. 4 for an 11 a.m. EST matchup against the Cincinnati Bearcats in Fifth Third Arena. The game will be broadcast live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price.

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UK's Kovach to be honored at SEC Championship

Posted: 12/03/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Dr. Jim Kovach, the leading tackler in Kentucky football history, will be UK’s Southeastern Conference Legend during the SEC Championship Game weekend on Dec. 4-5 in Atlanta, Ga.

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Paxton sues UK

Posted: 12/03/2009 - The New York Times is reporting pitcher James Paxton has filed a lawsuit against the University of Kentucky, charging that athletic department officials threatened to prevent him from playing if he did not agree to meet with NCAA investigators.

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Kentucky racing stewards suspends McLaughlin

Posted: 12/02/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky racing stewards have suspended New York-based trainer Kiaran McLaughlin for 30 days due to drug violations for three horses he trained.

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