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Coach's Prosecutor Vilified, Lauded

Posted: 02/15/2009 - ... Jefferson County Prosecutor Dave Stengel is taking heat and garning praise over the case involving a popular football coach and the death of a player

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High School Basketball Scores 2-14-09

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Richie Phares led Scott County with 26 points in a 82-76 win over Lexington Catholic. Also Elliott County takes down Ballard. All your Saturday hoops scores inside.

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Eastern Kentucky Cruises Past Panthers

Posted: 02/14/2009 - The Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team scored 19 unanswered points early in the second half to cruise past Eastern Illinois Saturday night in McBrayer Arena, 73-55. It was EKU’s (16-10, 9-6, OVC) seventh straight win over EIU (11-14, 8-7) at home.

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Stewart Wins Nationwide Race

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Just five hours after Stewart stood brooding over his battered Daytona 500 car, he found himself celebrating a second straight season-opening Nationwide Series win at Daytona International Speedway.

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Morehead State Rolls Past SEMO

Posted: 02/14/2009 - Leon Buchanan scored a season-high 26 points, including a career-best 18 of 19 free throws, to lead Morehead State to a 79-67 win over Southeast Missouri State on Saturday.

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Meeks scores 45, Cats blow out Hogs

Updated: 02/14/2009 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Jodie Meeks scored 45 points, setting a Bud Walton Arena record and leading short-handed Kentucky to an easy 79-63 win over Arkansas on Saturday. (Stats Included)

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Meeks, Faried and Rose Among NCAA Leaders

Updated: 02/13/2009 - Kentucky guard Jodie Meeks continues to be among the nation's leading scorers. His three-pointer to beat Florida Tuesday night gave him his 600th point of the season. Meeks is averaging 25 ppg, ranking him fourth in the country. Morehead State's Kenneth Faried and EKU's Mike Rose continue to rank among the NCAA's national statistical leaders as well.

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Arkansas Prepares For Kentucky

Posted: 02/13/2009 - Gillispie and Pelphrey will coach against each other Saturday when the Razorbacks host the Wildcats, and their unusual career paths have added some extra intrigue to what was already one of the Southeastern Conference's best rivalries.

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Pelphrey dismisses Razorback

Posted: 02/13/2009 - FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Senior Marcus Monk will not return to competition for the University of Arkansas men’s basketball team it was announced on Friday.

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Morehead Still Atop the OVC

Updated: 02/13/2009 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - Maze Stallworth scored a game-high 20 points and Kenneth Faried had his 16th double-double of the season with 16 points and 13 rebounds to lead Morehead State to a 64-48 Ohio Valley Conference win over Eastern Illinois Thursday evening in Morehead.

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Notre Dame Hammers Louisville

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Luke Harangody had 32 points and 17 rebounds and Notre Dame shot 54 percent in a 90-57 victory over No. 5 Louisville on Thursday night that ended a seven-game losing streak.

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UK Hoops Team Falls To Auburn

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Whitney Boddie had 20 points and 10 assists, helping No. 5 Auburn overcome a second-half rally by Kentucky in an 81-69 victory over the Wildcats on Thursday night.

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Arkansas' Fortson suspended for UK game

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Coach John Pelphrey announced at his Thursday news conference that freshman guard Courtney Fortson was suspended indefinitely.

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Gillispie Giving Edwards the Hal Mumme Treatment

Updated: 02/12/2009 - So you’ve just been handed the keys to the castle. You’re a Big Blue fan, your favorite coach at your disposal, and you have a chance to ask one – just one – question. What would it be?

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UK recruit's mother dies

Posted: 02/12/2009 - Carolyn Orton, the mother of Bishop McGuinness forward Daniel Orton and former Oklahoma State forward Terrence Crawford, died of complications from Lupus on Tuesday night.

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Webb's Free-Throws Lift Montgomery Over Franklin Co.

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Kayla Webb sank two free-throws with no time on the clock to lead Montgomery County to a thrilling 60-59 win over host Franklin County. Webb buried the game-winning free throws after being fouled on an inbounds play underneath the basket. The senior forward finished with 18 points.

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Reds Affected by Tough Economy

Posted: 02/11/2009 - CINCINNATI (AP) - With fans buying less expensive ticket packages this year, the Cincinnati Reds have laid off a few workers on their support staff.

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Kentucky High School Basketball Scores 2-10-09

Updated: 02/05/2010 - The Elliott County Lions beat the Mason County Royals 86-71 in our featured match-up of the night. All your scores from around the blue grass inside.

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Kentucky Snaps Skid, Beats Florida 68-65

Updated: 02/11/2009 - Jodie Meeks scored 23 points, including a fade-away 3-pointer with under 5 seconds left, as Kentucky snapped a three-game losing streak with a critical 68-65 victory over Florida on Tuesday night. (Stats Included)

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Tejada Charged with Lying About Steroids

Posted: 02/10/2009 - Baseball player Miguel Tejada has been charged with lying to Congress about steroids. The All-Star shortstop is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow, where he is expected to plead guilty.

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Ford apologizes for courtside profanity

Posted: 02/10/2009 - STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Travis Ford went on a radio show to apologize after a courtside microphone caught him using a profanity when he called guard Obi Muonelo an idiot in the final minute of the Cowboys' 78-67 loss at Kansas on Saturday.

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Former Wildcat Lorenzen set to join Horsemen

Updated: 02/10/2009 - The Round Mound of Touchdown will again be suiting up here in Lexington. Jared Lorenzen, who threw for more than 10,000 yards and 78 touchdowns during his career with UK, is joining the Kentucky Horsemen. The official announcement will come on Tuesday in an afternoon news conference.

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Cats Look To Snap 3-Game Slide

Updated: 02/09/2009 - Kentucky's players know coach Billy Gillispie well enough to understand there's no such thing as a must-win game because that would mean the others are somehow less important. That said, they acknowledge few regular season games have featured seemingly higher stakes for Kentucky (16-7, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) than Tuesday night's nationally televised showdown with rival Florida (19-4, 6-2).

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Gillispie Comments On Florida

Updated: 02/09/2009 - On his overall impressions of Florida … “They are a really good team and it is hard to imagine, but in my opinion they have been underappreciated nationally. They haven’t lost too many times and they have some really great players. I think they have one of the best point guards in the country by far. It is amazing to me that a team that just came off of back-to-back national championships with a coach that is destined for the hall of fame to be totally underappreciated in my opinion.

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