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Brooks says Liberty Bowl win paying dividends

Posted: 01/08/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks says the team's third consecutive bowl victory seems to be paying immediate dividends on the recruiting trail.

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Kenny Perry Setting Lofty Goal

Updated: 01/08/2009 - For those who thought Kenny Perry set the bar too high last year when he said he wanted to make the Ryder Cup team at age 48, get a load of what he has in mind for an encore. "Y'all may think I'm crazy," he said in his Kentucky drawl, "but I want to get to 20 wins."

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Louisville Handles South Florida

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Earl Clark lost his shooting stroke, but not his confidence.Shrugging off a subpar performance in a win over Kentucky, the Louisville star scored 22 points and helped the No. 23 Cardinals open Big East play with a 71-57 victory over South Florida on Wednesday night.

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Georgia's Stafford, Moreno opt for NFL Draft

Posted: 01/07/2009 - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Matthew Stafford and Knowshon Moreno are leaving Georgia for the NFL draft. Stafford, a junior, returned to campus from his family's home in Dallas on Wednesday to make the announcement. Moreno, a third-year sophomore, made the trip from Belford, N.J.

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U of L QB Simms to Transfer

Posted: 01/07/2009 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville's football coach says quarterback Matt Simms will transfer from the program.

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Pitino-Louisville Get Scare In The Air

Posted: 01/06/2009 - An official says a charter plane carrying the Louisville men's basketball team to a game in Florida had to return to the Louisville airport after a warning light falsely indicated a fire on board.

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Guy Morriss taking over at Texas A&M Commerce

Posted: 01/06/2009 - (January 6, 2009)--Sources confirmed to KWTX Tuesday afternoon that former Baylor football coach Guy Morriss is taking the head coaching position at Texas A&M Commerce. The school has scheduled a news conference to announce the move for Wednesday at 3:00 p.m.

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Pitino Likes What He Sees – In Wildcats

Posted: 01/06/2009 - Rick Pitino was in an upbeat mood, which you would expect from a coach who just saw his head-case-of-a-point guard, a guy who earlier that week he’d urged to transfer, hit a 28-foot shot to beat Kentucky on national television.

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Dunlap Named SEC Player of the Week

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Kentucky's Victoria Dunlap was named the Southeastern Conference's Player of the Week after averaging a double-double with a team-high 15.5 points and 13.5 rebounds in the Wildcats’ two wins last week, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Monday.

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Cards Top Cats On Sosa Shot In Final Seconds

Updated: 01/04/2009 - Edgar Sosa is finally out of RickPitino's doghouse. The much-maligned Louisville point guard hit a 30-footer with 2.8 seconds remaining to give the 18th-ranked Cardinals a 74-71 victory over archrival Kentucky on Sunday. Sosa finished with 18 points, Terrence Williams had 19 points and eight rebounds and Jerry Smith scored 11 points for Louisville (9-3), which escaped a major meltdown in the final seconds to beat the Wildcats at Freedom Hall for the first time since 2002.

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Kentucky Surging, Cards Reeling On Eve Of Showdown

Posted: 01/04/2009 - The day of the annual Louisville-Kentucky game, Pitino - then the coach at Kentucky - would ask the man dubbed "Mr. Wildcat" what the big deal was about the rivalry with the hated Cardinals.

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Scott County Tops LCA

Updated: 02/05/2010 - Scott County Takes Down LCA 99 to 73 In The Humana Classic. (Saturday Boys & Girls Basketball Scores Inside)

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Morehead State On Top Of OVC, Take Down Austin Peay

Posted: 01/04/2009 - The Morehead State men's basketball team remains in first place in early-season Ohio Valley Conference standings after an 84-74 win at Austin Peay on Saturday (Jan. 3) evening.

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Eastern Kentucky Falls To Tennessee State

Posted: 01/04/2009 - Senior Mike Rose scored 31 points for the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team, but it wasn’t enough as host Tennessee State held off the Colonels, 69-63, Saturday night in the Gentry Center. The Tigers improve to 4-9 overall and 2-1 in the OVC while the Colonels fall to 7-6 and 1-2.

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UK Hoops Beats Up Lady Redhawks

Posted: 01/03/2009 - The Kentucky women’s basketball team used a dominant post presence that out-scored Miami (Ohio) 46-18 in the paint, and forwards Victoria Dunlap and Eleia Roddy both notched double-doubles Saturday to lead the Wildcats to their fifth consecutive victory, an 80-55 win against the RedHawks in Millett Hall.

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Elliott County Rolls Over Rowan, 90-44

Posted: 01/03/2009 - Jonathan Ferguson scored a game-high 29 points to lead Elliott County to a 46-point win over rival Rowan County Friday Night. Evan Faulkner, who was named Most Valuable Player of this week's Beach Ball Classic in Myrtle Beach, added 15 for the Lions. Twin brother Ethan Faulkner finished with 10 points. Elliott improves to 9-1 on the season and undefeated against in-state competition. Here's the rest of the boys and girls prep scores from Friday night's action:

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Comeback Cats Knock Off ECU, Win Third Consecutive Bowl

Updated: 01/03/2009 - Ventrell Jenkins scooped up a fumble and barreled his 285-pound frame 56 yards for the go-ahead touchdown, helping Kentucky win a program-best third straight bowl game with a 25-19 victory over East Carolina on Friday in the Liberty Bowl. (Stats Included)

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Slone Enjoying Roll With Cats

Updated: 01/06/2010 - Landon Slone and his father Phil were making the two-hour drive home to Paintsville, Ky. from Rupp Arena a few years ago when the freckle-faced kid with the close-cut red hair made a statement that would chart the course of his life

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UK Hoops Team Wins 4th Straight

Posted: 01/01/2009 - The Kentucky women’s basketball team hit 29-of-32 free-throw attempts, including 13-of-14 in the final four minutes to lead the Wildcats to their fourth consecutive win with a 72-63 win over North Carolina A&T on Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum.

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Jarmon, Williams Named Game Captains

Posted: 01/01/2009 - Offensive tackle Garry Williams and defensive end Jeremy Jarmon will be the game captains for the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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Liberty Bowl Win Would Put Cats In Good Company

Posted: 01/01/2009 - Bear Bryant's brief and successful tenure as Kentucky football coach hasn't been matched since his departure 55 years ago. The Wildcats have occasionally reached a bowl or two in the decades that followed, but never three straight. That was territory only Bear's boys reached.

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Kentucky Speedway Has New Owners

Posted: 12/31/2008 - Speedway Motorsports, Inc. has added Kentucky Speedway to its portfolio of motorsports facilities, expanding its geographic reach into the Midwest.

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