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Dunlap Named SEC Freshman of the Week

Posted: 01/14/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) was named the Southeastern Conference’s Freshman of the Week for the second time this season after averaging 11.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 3.5 blocks in the Wildcats’ two league wins last week, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Monday.

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Gross Sales Top $70 Million at Keeneland

Posted: 01/14/2008 - Lexington, KY (January 13, 2008) – The sale of four horses for more than $1 million contributed to gross sales of $70.4 million at Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale, which ended Sunday.

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Wildats Earn Five Titles in Kentucky Invitational

Posted: 01/14/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky track and field teams opened the final day of competition with two event wins and concluded the meet with victories in both the men’s and women’s the 4x400m relay in the Kentucky Invitational held at E.J. Nutter Field House Saturday.

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UK Women Get Second SEC Win

Updated: 01/13/2008 - Freshman Kentucky forward Victoria Dunlap (Nashville, Tenn.) tallied 17 points, nine rebounds and four blocks, and senior guard Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) added 12 points Sunday to lead the Wildcats to a 64-60 win against Mississippi State in Humphrey Coliseum.

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Cats take down Vandy in 2 OTs

Posted: 01/12/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Unlike the start of his tenure at Kentucky, coach Billy Gillispie more than met expectations in his Southeastern Conference debut.

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Maysville legend, friend of high school sports, Punk Griffin dies

Updated: 01/12/2008 - Courtesy: The Independent-Ledger Arthur "Punk" Griffin stood only 5 feet 1, but he was a giant among Maysville sports personalities. Griffin, 81, died at 1:15 p.m., Friday at the hospice unit of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Lexington, said his son-in-law, David Allen of Lexington.

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Wildcats Face Vandy Tomorrow

Posted: 01/11/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - University of Kentucky guard Ramel Bradley says he thought, before the season, the Wildcats' record would be better. But now, at 6-and-7, and their Southeastern Conference schedule beginning tomorrow, Bradley says they just have to toughen up.

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Wotan Tops Friday's Keeneland Session

Posted: 01/11/2008 - Lexington, KY (January 11, 2008) – Wotan, a three-year-old Dynaformer colt sold as part of the compete dispersal of the late Cynthia Phipps’ estate, brought $380,000 to top Friday’s session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.

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Danny Hope Heading to Purdue

Updated: 01/11/2008 - WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) - Purdue coach Joe Tiller will retire after next season and be replaced by new associate head coach Danny Hope.

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Danny Hope Headed to Purdue

Posted: 01/11/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University football head coach Danny Hope has joined the Purdue University football staff as associate head coach, it was announced today.

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UK women open SEC play with win

Posted: 01/10/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Senior guard Samantha Mahoney (Detroit) scored 22 points and freshman point guard Amber Smith (Winter Haven, Fla.) added a career-high 13 as the Kentucky women’s basketball team squeaked out an exciting 60-58 thriller over the visiting Florida Gators in the Southeastern Conference opener Thursday night in Memorial Coliseum.

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Lamb Leads Morehead State Past EKU, 62 - 53

Updated: 01/10/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - John Lamb scored a career-high 18 points to lead a second-half Morehead State rally, and the Eagles defeated Ohio Valley Conference rival Eastern Kentucky, 62-53, in Johnson Arena on Thursday evening.

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UK's Lockwood leaving

Posted: 01/10/2008 - One of the signs that your football program is successful is having other prorgams trying to hire away assistant coaches. Rich Brooks now is losing another.

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UK Gymnastics Opens 2008 Season

Posted: 01/10/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky gymnastics team kicks of its 2008 campaign with the 24th annual Excite Night, Saturday, Jan., 12 at 5:45 ET. The 24th-ranked UK team welcomes No. 19 Auburn to Memorial Coliseum as both teams begin their seasons.

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UK Track and Field Hosts Kentucky Invitational

Posted: 01/10/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After an outdoor season that ended with athletes competing at the NCAA Championships last June, the University of Kentucky track and field coaching staff recruited a top-rated freshman class to bolster the roster. The Wildcats get their first test of the indoor season this weekend when UK hosts the annual Kentucky Invitational at the E.J. Nutter Field House.

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EKU Announces 2008 Football Schedule

Posted: 01/10/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Two early-season home contests against in-state rivals, including the Battle of the Bluegrass versus Western Kentucky, along with four home games against Ohio Valley Conference opponents highlight the 2008 Eastern Kentucky University football schedule.

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Hope set to leave EKU, become assistant at Purdue

Posted: 01/09/2008 - Several media outlets are reporting that EKU football coach Danny Hope will be leaving the school for a position at Purdue. Hope will serve as an assistant for the Boilermakers and ascend to the head coaching position, when Joe Tiller retires.

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Crawford may not play against Vandy

Posted: 01/09/2008 - The basketball Wildcats open conference play this weekend, when Vanderbilt comes to Rupp Arena. The Commodores opened the season undefeated, winning their first 15 games, a school record.

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Young Mares Dominate Keeneland's Wednesday Session

Posted: 01/09/2008 - Lexington, KY (January 9, 2008) – Young mares with proven racing ability brought top dollar during Wednesday’s session of Keeneland’s January Horses of All Ages Sale.

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Kentucky All-State Football Team

Updated: 01/09/2008 - The 2007 Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams, as selected by 13 media representatives from across the state have been released.

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Scroggins and Berner Share Coach of the Year Honors

Posted: 01/09/2008 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Way back in September, there probably weren't many people who expected successful seasons for Louisville Central's and Fort Campbell's football teams. The Yellowjackets and Falcons had a combined record of 0-4. But even then both head coaches, Ty Scroggins of Central and Shawn Berner of Fort Campbell, say they didn't worry.

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Lone Oak's Robinson Chosen Mr. Football

Updated: 01/09/2008 - There were few players tougher this season than Lone Oak quarterback Corey Robinson, selected as Kentucky's Mr. Football after a record-breaking season in which he led the Purple Flash to a 14-1 record and a berth in the Class 4A state title game.

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Football Wildcats Among Nation's Top 25

Posted: 01/09/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Five of the six computer evaluations used in the Bowl Championship Series process list Kentucky among the nation’s top 25 teams for the 2007 college football season.

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