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Cowgill Leads Cats Over UC 9-4

Updated: 04/16/2008 - Collin Cowgill’s 2-for-3, four RBI day – highlighted by his 13th home run of the season – boosted No. 17 Kentucky to a 9-4 mid-week win over the Cincinnati Bearcats, marking its 20th consecutive non-conference victory, in front of a season-high 1,094 fans at Marge Schott Stadium.

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Hans resigns at Catholic

Posted: 04/15/2008 - Lexington Catholic is looking for a new girls' basketball coach. Jeff Hans has announced his resignation. Hans was at Lexington Catholic the past two seasons. The Knights were 59-9 under Hans.

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UK women will have several new faces on coaching staff

Posted: 04/15/2008 - UK women’s coach Matthew Mitchell will have several new faces on his staff next season. Assistant coach Vonn Read informed Mitchell today that he is stepping down as an assistant coach for family reasons.

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UK loses assistant basketball coach

Posted: 04/15/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Vonn Read informed Kentucky head women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell today that he is stepping down as an assistant coach for family reasons.

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Kentucky Baseball Travels To Cincinnati

Posted: 04/15/2008 - Kentucky's 17th-ranked baseball team will have 19-game non-conference winning streak on the line when it travels to play Cincinnati Tuesday night.

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Kentucky finishes fourth in first UK Bluegrass Invitational

Posted: 04/15/2008 - Kentucky's men's golf team wrapped up play with a fourth-place finish at the UK Bluegrass Invitational. The Wildcats shot a team score of 301 to finish with a three-day total of 916. The University of Central Florida took home the title with a team score of 899 at the University Club.

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Horsemen Defeat Iowa 43-41

Updated: 04/15/2008 - Lexington quarterback Eddie Eviston threw for 251 yards with five touchdowns and the Horsemen overcame a nine-point second-half deficit to escape Wells Fargo Arena with a 43-41 win against the Iowa Barnstormers on Monday evening.

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Former Wildcats fare well at Masters

Posted: 04/13/2008 - Former Kentucky golfer, class of ’90, and Boone county native Steve Flesch finished his mesmerizing run today in the Masters tournament tying for fifth after firing four rounds at or under par on the historic Augusta National course. J.B. Holmes, class of ’05, finished tied for 25th.

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Georgia Sweeps Cats 6-4

Updated: 04/13/2008 - For the second time in the series, the No. 9 Kentucky baseball team blew a lead in the seventh inning, falling in the series finale to No. 11 Georgia 6-4, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Foley Field. Georgia’s sweep of Kentucky marks the first sweep allowed by the Wildcats since the 2005 season, a conference best.

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Meeks undergoes successful surgery

Posted: 04/13/2008 - UK guard Jodie Meeks underwent successful surgery to repair a sports hernia in Philadelphia on Friday. His rehabilitation is expected to take 6-8 weeks

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Cats fall in Georgia

Posted: 04/12/2008 - ATHENS, Ga. -- Senior right fielder Sawyer Carroll was a perfect 3-for-3 at the dish with his ninth homer of the season, but the No. 9 Kentucky baseball team could not overcome nine Georgia runs in the first two innings, dropping the series to the 11th-ranked Bulldogs 13-4, on an overcast Saturday afternoon in front of 3,399 fans at Foley Field.

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Defense dominates in UK's second spring scrimmage

Posted: 04/12/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky defense controlled the action during the second major scrimmage of spring practice, allowing no touchdowns during the workout held Saturday morning at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Gayego takes Arkansas Derby

Posted: 04/12/2008 - HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) - Gayego held off hard-charging Z Fortune down the stretch to win the $1 million Arkansas Derby in a race that should bolster both colts' Kentucky Derby prospects.

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Pletcher wins Blue Grass, has two Derby horses

Posted: 04/12/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Todd's squad came through in the nick of time at Keeneland. Down to perhaps his last chance to return to the Kentucky Derby, trainer Todd Pletcher now has two contenders after Monba beat stablemate Cowboy Cal by a neck in the Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday.

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UK diving coach loses battle with cancer

Posted: 04/12/2008 - LEXINGTON, Ky. — Mike Lyden, Kentucky’s diving coach, died Friday after a lengthy illness at the age of 51. A graduate of Western Michigan University, Lyden had been with the Kentucky swimming and diving program since 1993.

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Murray State QB Charged With Robbery

Posted: 04/12/2008 - ... Sophomore Jeff Ehrhardt was arrested on Wednesday after being accused of pushing a patrolman and taking his ticket book in the parking lot of the Murray State intramural fields.

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Reds Fall to Pirates, 1 - 0

Updated: 04/11/2008 - PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jason Bay hit a home run in the sixth inning that gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0, rain-soaked win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

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Pletcher's entries long-shots for Blue Grass

Posted: 04/11/2008 - By RICHARD ROSENBLATT AP Racing Writer LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Todd Pletcher, Kentucky Derby long shot. Go figure. A year after saddling a record-tying five horses in the Derby, the nation's top trainer is likely down to his final two chances of running any 3-year-olds in America's greatest race on May 3.

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Rose, Immelman Share The Lead As Tiger Sputters

Posted: 04/11/2008 - This was about as good a day for scoring as it gets at the Masters: the warm, soothing sun, the receptive greens, the breeze barely rippling the flags, the inviting pin locations to tease everyone before the green jackets turn nasty on the weekend.

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UMass Gives Ford New Contract

Updated: 04/11/2008 - AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Travis Ford has a new deal to stay at Massachusetts, turning down an offer to be head basketball coach at Providence College.

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Harang, Encarnacion Lead Reds Over Brewers

Posted: 04/10/2008 - MILWAUKEE -- A night off not only did Edwin Encarnacion some good, it helped the Reds notch a win the next day, too. Encarnacion was mired in a 0-for-18 slump, and was just 2-for-25 (.080) overall this season before he came up big on Thursday. His two-run home run in the seventh inning ended up being the game-winning hit in a 4-1 Reds win over the Brewers at Miller Park. Cincinnati took two of three in the series.

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Self to remain at Kansas

Posted: 04/10/2008 - LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Bill Self will remain the men's basketball coach at Kansas, a person familiar with the decision said Thursday. The move ends uncertainty about Self's future after he led the Jayhawks to their first NCAA title in 20 years on Monday.

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