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Dombrowski, Green named to Clemens Watch List

Posted: 03/05/2008 - HOUSTON -- Senior Greg Dombrowski and junior Scott Green have been named to the watch list for the fifth annual Roger Clemens National Pitcher of the Year Award, it was announced.

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UK holds Pro Day; Woodson works out

Posted: 03/05/2008 - The University of Kentucky football program hosted its annual Pro Day on Wednesday and representatives from 25 NFL teams were on hand to see Wildcat underclassmen and outgoing seniors work out at UK’s Nutter Fieldhouse.

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OVC Tourney Road Ends for Morehead, EKU

Posted: 03/05/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - The Morehead State men's basketball team posted a late run but fell short to Tennessee State 68-61 in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament Tuesday at Johnson Arena. Senior Jamyron Steward led the Eagles with 18 points, and fellow senior Nikola Stojakovic totaled 11 assists in their final appearances as Eagle athletes. CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – Five Austin Peay players finished in double figures as the Governors defeated the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team Tuesday night in the 2008 OVC tournament quarterfinals, 76-51. Austin Peay (22-10), the OVC regular season champion, advances to the tournament semifinals for the 11th time in the last 14 years.

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AUDIO - Wildcat Nation

Posted: 03/04/2008 - When will Billy Gillispie quit starting Mark Coury? Should Kentucky accept an NIT bid if the Cats don't make the NCAA? Those are just a couple of questions Henry Thomas and Drew Deener discuss on Wildcat Nation, our online radio

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AUDIO - Wildcat Nation

Posted: 03/04/2008 - When will Billy Gillispie quit starting Mark Coury? Should Kentucky accept an NIT bid if the Cats don't make the NCAA? Those are just a couple of questions Henry Thomas and Drew Deener discuss on Wildcat Nation, our online radio.

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UK's Carroll picks up second national award

Posted: 03/04/2008 - DALLAS -- Senior right-fielder Sawyer Carroll has been named the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Player of the Week, the organization announced on Tuesday.

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Gillispie says Cats aware of stakes at South Carolina

Updated: 03/04/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - After one of the most celebrated losses in recent Kentucky basketball history, coach Billy Gillispie is well aware that nothing less than a victory will suffice as an encore.

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School-record five Wildcats named to All-SEC women's team

Posted: 03/04/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – A school-record five Kentucky women’s basketball players were named to the All-Southeastern Conference team for the 2007-08 season, the league office in Birmingham, Ala., announced Tuesday. Two were named to the second team, two were selected to the All-SEC freshman team and one was honored as the Scholar Athlete of the Year.

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Transy's Tierney, Verax named All-Conference

Posted: 03/04/2008 - GREENWOOD, IN –Defiance College’s Anthony Pettaway (Toledo, Ohio/Bowsher) has been named the 2007- 2008 Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Most Valuable Player and headlines the 12-member all-HCAC team. Transy's Tim Tierney and Joey Verax were named to the first-team.

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Pyro, Cool Coal Man headline Toyota Blue Grass Stakes nominees

Posted: 03/04/2008 - Lexington, KY (March 3, 2008) – Risen Star Stakes (G3) winner Pyro and Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) winner Cool Coal Man headline a talented roster of 167 three-year-olds nominated to Keeneland’s $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1), to be held Saturday, April 12.

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Indian Blessing tops nominees to Ashland Stakes

Posted: 03/03/2008 - Lexington, KY (March 3, 2008) – Champion juvenile filly Indian Blessing is among 120 three-year-old fillies nominated to Keeneland’s $500,000 Ashland Stakes (G1), to be run Saturday, April 5.

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Thurmond named new DBs coach at UK

Posted: 03/03/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Chris Thurmond, a coaching veteran with experience in the Southeastern Conference and Big XII Conference, is the new defensive backs coach at the University of Kentucky, Coach Rich Brooks has announced.

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UK women fall on Senior Day; secure bye in SEC Tournament

Posted: 03/02/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team could not overcome a poor shooting afternoon as South Carolina defeated the Wildcats 65-57 in Rupp Arena on Senior Day. Led by senior Samantha Mahoney’s (Detroit) 12 points and a season-high 11 points from junior Carly Ormerod (Louisville, Ky.), UK shot a dismal 13.6 percent (3-of-22) in the first half and just 27.6 percent (16-of-58) for the game.

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No. 1 Vols Hold Off Cats 63-60

Updated: 03/02/2008 - A week that began with a No. 1 ranking was far from smooth for Tennessee. Chris Lofton scored 14 points, including a jump shot with 1:15 left, and the Vols beat Kentucky 63-60 on Sunday to stay atop the Southeastern Conference.

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Friedrich, EKU blast Bradley

Posted: 03/01/2008 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University baseball Colonels defeated the Bradley University Braves Saturday, 13-1, behind a strong outing from preseason All-American Christian Friedrich. The junior southpaw cruised through six innings of two-hit, no-run baseball, while fanning nine batters. With the win, The Colonels improve their record to 3-0-1, while the Braves drop to 2-2.

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UK women set for Senior Day on Sunday

Posted: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky women’s basketball team returns to Rupp Arena for the final home game of the regular season when the Wildcats take on South Carolina Sunday, March 2 at 3 p.m. EST. UK, which will honor four seniors in a special pre-game ceremony, looks to capture the fourth seed and receive a first-round bye in the upcoming Southeastern Conference Tournament and a win over the Gamecocks would solidify that. The game will be carried live on the Big Blue Sports Radio Network with Neil Price.

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Cowgill homers twice, Cats roll

Posted: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Preseason All-American Collin Cowgill homered twice and Sawyer Carroll added his fourth homer of the season, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team put the finishing touches on a sweep of a doubleheader with Butler, routing the Bulldogs 21-2, on Saturday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK's Green Dominates as Cats Blowout Butler

Updated: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Striving for perfection with two outs in the seventh inning, junior right-hander Scott Green allowed a perfect-game busting single through the middle of the infield - his only blemish of the day – as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team rode the arm of Green and got a home run from Sawyer Carroll and two round-trippers from Tyler Howe, dominating the Butler Bulldogs, 14-0 on a beautiful Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK's Paris forced to give up football

Posted: 03/01/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky defensive end Jamil Paris has a medical condition that will require him to give up playing football, Coach Rich Brooks announced Friday.

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Patterson Out For The Season

Updated: 02/29/2008 - Kentucky freshman Patrick Patterson will miss the rest of the season after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left ankle.

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Former Wildcat Yeast Rejoins Horsemen

Posted: 02/29/2008 - The Horsemen Arena Football team has been assigned Craig Yeast, former wide receiver for University of Kentucky. Yeast attended the University of Kentucky from 1995-1998 after playing quarter back and running back at Harrodsburg High School. At the time of his departure from the university, he was the all-time leader in career receptions in the history of the Southeastern Conference, with 208 catches and was second in career receiving yards with 2,899. As a senior he was a third team All- American according to College Football News, and was also a consensus All-Southeastern Conference first-team selection. He was a semi-finalist for the Fred Biletnikoff.

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MSU Erases 22 Point Deficit to Beat Tennessee State

Posted: 02/29/2008 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - Thirty-four seconds into the second half, the Morehead State Eagles found themselves trailing by 22 points to a Tennessee State team that was hitting nearly 70 percent of its field goal attempts and had made 11 of its 13 three-pointers. But, led by its post tandem of junior Leon Buchanan and freshman Kenneth Faried, MSU rallied for an 84-76 win over the Tigers Thursday (Feb. 28) evening in Johnson Arena, and in doing so, secured a first-round home game in the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament that begins next Tuesday (March 4).

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