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Casey Co. advances in Girls' Sweet 16

Posted: 03/13/2009 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Megan Pittman had 13 points and 12 rebounds as Casey County beat Simon Kenton in the quarterfinals of the Kentucky girls' Sweet 16 state basketball tournament Friday. The Lady Rebels (29-3) will play Iroquois, a 46-37 quarterfinal winner over Montgomery County earlier Friday, in Saturday's semifinals.

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Iroquois knocks out Montgomery Co.

Updated: 03/13/2009 - BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) - Iroquois has come away with a 46-37 victory over Montgomery County in the first quarterfinal game of the KHSAA Girls Sweet Sixteen Basketball Tournament.

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Cats fall to LSU, await Selection Sunday

Updated: 03/14/2009 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Marcus Thornton scored 21 points and No. 20 LSU beat Kentucky 67-58 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament and most likely end the Wildcats' streak of NCAA appearances at 17. (Stats Inside)

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UK rifle team gunning for NCAA title

Posted: 03/13/2009 - FORT WORTH, Texas -- After claiming the Great American Rifle Conference regular season and tournament championships, the Kentucky rifle team wraps up its season in the 2009 NCAA Championships, held on the campus of Texas Christian University, Friday-Saturday.

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Lawmakers Approve Sports Safety Bill

Updated: 03/13/2009 - FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky lawmakers have given final approval to legislation aimed at improving safety for high school athletes.

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Rowan County Falls In Girls Sweet 16

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Lauren Bowling scored 17 points as Boone County never trailed and beat Rowan County 39-26 in the first round of the girls' Kentucky Sweet 16 state basketball tournament Thursday.

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Cardinals Advance To Big East Semi's

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Rick Pitino watched the Friars nearly match a Big East tournament record with 26 turnovers, and his fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals eventually find their own offensive rhythm in a sloppy 73-55 quarterfinal victory.

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Meeks finalist for Wooden Award

Posted: 03/12/2009 - LOS ANGELES -- Tyler Hansbrough of North Carolina, Davidson's Stephen Curry and Luke Harangody of Notre Dame are among the finalists for the John R. Wooden Award as college basketball's player of the year.

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Patterson to re-evaluate status after UK season

Posted: 03/12/2009 - UK big man Patrick Patterson recorded his 13th double-double of the season, scoring 15 points and grabbing 16 rebounds, in the Cats' 71-58 win over Ole Miss in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. Internet reports earlier on Wednesday indicated Patterson had decided to return to UK for his junior season. The Huntington, WVa. native backed off those comments, saying he would re-evaluate his status after UK's season.

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LCA falls to Elizabethtown, 56-50

Posted: 03/12/2009 - Lexington Christian, one of the favorites to take home the title at the Girls Sweet 16, falls in their tournament opener.

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Cats back on track, drop Ole Miss in SEC Tournament

Updated: 03/12/2009 - TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Jodie Meeks scored 25 points and Patrick Patterson had 15 points and 14 rebounds Thursday to help Kentucky stop a four-game losing streak with a 71-58 victory over Mississippi on Thursday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament. (Stats Inside)

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Simon Kenton Advances Past Breathitt County

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Sydni Wainscott's two 3s in the final three minutes helped Simon-Kenton to a 46-37 win over Breathitt County in the first round of the girls' Sweet 16 state basketball tournament Wednesday.

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Bat Cats Take Down Indiana 8-7

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Junior first baseman William Campbell accounted for a two-run, game-tying home run in the fourth inning and drove in the go-ahead RBI in the sixth, to lead No. 29 Kentucky to its school-record 29th consecutive home non-conference win, edging the Indiana Hoosiers 8-7, on Wednesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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No Favorites At Wide Open SEC Tournament

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Kentucky coach Billy Gillispie went a step further, suggesting there's really nothing unusual about the lack of a real favorite for the title.

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"One Shining Moment" advocate, CBS executive dies

Posted: 03/11/2009 - NEW YORK (AP) - Doug Towey, the CBS Sports executive responsible for the playing of "One Shining Moment" after college basketball's championship game, died Wednesday. He was 61.

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Big Drama out of Kentucky Derby

Posted: 03/11/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Big Drama is out of the running for the Kentucky Derby after kicking himself in his stall in January. The colt won five of his six starts as a 2-year-old.

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Montgomery County Advances At Girls State Tourney

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Montgomery County's Mackenzie Lee hit a layup with 1 second remaining to lift the Lady Indians to a 35-33 win over Christian Academy of Louisville in the opening round of the Girls Sweet 16 state basketball tournament.

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Boys Region Championship Scores 3-10-09

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Taylor Martin knocks in 2 free throws to help Lexington Catholic beat Scott County for the 11th Region Championship 68-67. (Region Scores Inside)

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Kentucky Baseball Beats Georgetown 12-5

Posted: 03/10/2009 - In his second career start, freshman right hander Alex Meyer tossed six hitless innings with six strikeouts, leading No. 27 Kentucky to a 12-5 pounding of Georgetown (Ky.) College, on a gorgeous Tuesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Meeks named District IV Player of the Year

Posted: 03/10/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Jodie Meeks was named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) District IV Player of the Year as announced by the organization on Tuesday.

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Meeks, Patterson Receive All-SEC Honors

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Jodie Meeks and Patrick Patterson were both named First Team All-SEC by league coaches as announced by the conference office on Tuesday.

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UK Looks For Turnaround at SEC Tournament

Updated: 03/09/2009 - Kentucky's stumble down the stretch has left the Wildcats in unfamiliar territory heading into the Southeastern Conference tournament. Rather than use the tournament they've won a record 43 times to bolster their seeding in the eyes of the NCAA tournament selection committee, the Wildcats likely need to run the table in Tampa to simply make the field of 65.

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Brooks Wants Coaches Taught About Dangers Of Heat

Posted: 03/09/2009 - University of Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks is calling for Kentucky coaches to be trained in how to recognize symptoms of heat stroke and how to deal with it.

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Wade Grand Slam Lifts Cats

Updated: 03/08/2009 - With two outs, down 6-5 and with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth, sophomore shortstop Chris Wade belted the first pitch he saw over the left-field fence, giving No. 29 Kentucky a dramatic, walk-off grand slam – propelling the Wildcats to a series sweep with a 9-6 win over Indiana State – on a windy Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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