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Calipari announces assistant coaches

Posted: 05/19/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – UK head men’s basketball coach John Calipari announced his three assistants on Tuesday, naming Orlando Antigua, John Robic and Rod Strickland to his basketball staff.

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Sources: John Wall to pick UK

Updated: 05/19/2009 - According to various Internet reports and SLAM Magazine, point guard John Wall will sign a national Letter of Intent with Kentucky.

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It's official; John Wall commits to UK

Updated: 05/20/2009 - John Wall has signed a letter of intent to play for Kentucky, making the sought-after recruit a late addition to what many regard as the top recruiting class in the country.

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Mine That Bird looking for new jockey

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird is in need of yet another jockey. Mike Smith, who rode the gelding to a second-place finish in Saturday's Preakness Stakes, won't ride him in the Belmont Stakes on June 6 because of a previous commitment.

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Lafayette names Greg Coldiron coach

Updated: 05/19/2009 - Greg Coldiron is the new boys basketball coach at Lafayette High School. He was introduced at a news conference Monday afternoon at the high school.

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Borel Back At Churchill Downs And Winning

Updated: 05/17/2009 - History-making jockey Calvin Borel didn't waste any time getting back to the winner's circle at Churchill Downs. Less than 24 hours after guiding filly Rachel Alexandra to a memorable win in the Preakness, Borel piloted Sun Button to victory in the fourth race under the twin spires on Sunday.

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Batcats Season Over, Lose Series To Gators 13-9

Posted: 05/16/2009 - With two out and a tie game in the bottom of the seventh, Kentucky made a critical throwing error that led to four unearned runs by No. 11 Florida, breaking open a 8-8 game and giving the Gators a 13-9 win.

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Bryan Station selected for NFL-sponsored development camp

Posted: 05/16/2009 - Bryan Station High School has been selected as a host site for the 3rd annual KHSAA approved NFL Sponsored FREE High School Player Development Camp. The HSPD camp is for current 8th graders to current 11th graders and will be held June 15-19th @ Bryan Station High School in Lexington, KY from 8-11:30 am.

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Wildcats finish 9th at NCAA region golf

Posted: 05/16/2009 - Sorrento, Fla. – With a ninth-place finish at the Red Tail Golf Club in NCAA regional play, the Kentucky men’s golf team concludes the 2008-09 season. Senior Andy Winings led the Wildcats with a tournament score of three-under par.

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Girl Beats Boys, Rachel Alexandra Wins Preakness

Posted: 05/16/2009 - The best 3-year-old in the land just happens to be a filly named Rachel Alexandra. Jockey Calvin Borel all but guaranteed victory in the Preakness Stakes and, boy, did she deliver, becoming the first filly in 85 years to win the second leg of the Triple Crown.

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UK Softball Season Ends In NCAA Tourney

Posted: 05/16/2009 - After coming up with two clutch victories to advance to the Championship game of its first Regional in school history, the Kentucky softball team suffered a heart-wrenching 7-2 loss to the No. 11 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes Saturday afternoon.

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UK Softball Wins 2, Advances To Saturday Play

Posted: 05/15/2009 - Behind a balanced offensive attack and flawless defense the Kentucky softball team pulled off a 4-2 comeback win over Brigham Young to advance to the Championship series with host Ohio State Friday night at New Buckeye Field.

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Kentucky Drops Game One 10-3 To Florida

Posted: 05/14/2009 - With the game tied 2-2, No. 11 Florida struck for three runs in the bottom of the fifth and five runs in the bottom of the sixth, to break open the game and secure a 10-3 win

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Calvin Borel Wins 900th Race

Posted: 05/14/2009 - Two-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Calvin Borel, who is scheduled to ride favored Rachel Alexandra in Saturday's Preakness Stakes, has added his name to another page in the history books.

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UK Softball Falls In NCAA Tourney Opener

Posted: 05/14/2009 - The Kentucky softball team dropped its opening round NCAA Tournament game to Brigham Young, 6-2, despite a late-rally on Thursday afternoon at New Buckeye Field on the campus of Ohio State. Sophomore Megan Yocke led the way offensively for UK with a solo home run in the fourth inning.

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Drew Lee Finalist for Wallace Award

Posted: 05/14/2009 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - Morehead State junior shortstop Drew Lee has made the cut and is now listed among the top 15 candidates for the 2009 Brooks Wallace Award.

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Speedway partner not interested in dropping lawsuit

Posted: 05/14/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - One of the former owners of Kentucky Motor Speedway says he won't be bullied into dropping an antitrust lawsuit against NASCAR by new track owner Bruton Smith.

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Rachel Favorite As Preakness Field Is Set

Posted: 05/13/2009 - On Wednesday, Pimlico oddsmaker Frank Carulli made Rachel Alexandra the 8-5 morning-line favorite after a field of 13 was entered. The filly drew the far outside No. 13 post position.

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Calipari talks future plans for UK

Updated: 05/13/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - New Kentucky coach John Calipari has big plans for Big Blue. Calipari said Wednesday he could see the Wildcats holding their annual Big Blue Madness in Commonwealth Stadium, just one of a handful of major changes Calipari could be making as he gets comfortable in his new job.

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EKU's Rose top three-point shooter in NCAA

Posted: 05/13/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Senior guard Mike Rose concluded the 2008-09 men’s basketball season as the top three-point shooter in the nation according to NCAA statistics. Rose, the first Colonel since 1980 to earn back-to-back first team All-OVC honors, finished the year shooting 48.1 percent from behind the arc.

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Kentucky Storms Back To Beat Morehead State

Posted: 05/12/2009 - Freshmen Braden Kapteyn and Cory Farris each belted home runs, with Kapteyn charting a 4-for-6, four-RBI game and Farris totaling a 3-for-5, five-RBI outing to lead the Kentucky Wildcats to a 18-10 win over Morehead State in the final home game of the 2009 season, on a beautiful Tuesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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