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Lukas Sizes Up Derby Field

Updated: 05/02/2007 - Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas has run a record 42 horses in the Knetucky Derby and produced four winners. He doesn't have one in this year's race, making him an objective observer. Lukas thinks six or seven horses are contenders, but two stand out.

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Three Cats Invited To Tryout

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Three linemen from the University of Kentucky football team, offensive tackle Michael Aitcheson, long snapper Jason Dickerson, and center Matt McCutchan, have accepted offers to attend rookie camps with National Football League teams.

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KSU Invited to Prestigious Golf Tournament

Posted: 05/01/2007 - Frankfort, KY (04-30-07) – Kentucky State University Golf Team has been accepted to compete in the 2007 PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. The tournament will be held from May 10-14, 2007 at the PGA Golf Club in Port St. Lucie, Florida.

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Rags to Riches Draws Outside Post in Oaks

Posted: 05/01/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 1, 2007) – Derrick Smith and Michael Tabor’s Rags to Riches drew an outside post in a capacity field of 14 3-year-old fillies, but has been installed as a strong morning line favorite for the 133rd running of the $500,000-added Kentucky Oaks (Grade I) on Friday, May 4 at Churchill Downs.

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Pettigrew Goes to WKU

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Steffphon Pettigrew, The Associated Press' Kentucky boys high school player of the year, has signed to play for Western Kentucky next season.

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Pletcher Tunes 5 Horses For Derby

Updated: 09/22/2007 - Trainer Todd Pletcher has never won the Kentucky Derby but Saturday at Churchill Downs he could saddle five horses in the run for the roses. Pletcher worked four of his horses Sunday, three at Keeneland.

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Bengals Draft Michigan Cornerback in 1st Round

Updated: 05/01/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - The Cincinnati Bengals hope they've improved their secondary by taking cornerback Leon Hall with the 18th overall pick in today's N-F-L draft.

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Okoye First Kentucky Player Drafted

Updated: 04/30/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - University of Louisville defensive lineman Amobi Okoye has a new job. The 19-year-old Okoye was selected by the Houston Texans with the 10th selection of Saturday's Draft.

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UK Baseball Wins in 12th

Posted: 04/28/2007 - Shortstop Ryan Wilkes' RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning Friday completed Kentucky's rally and gave the Wildcats a hard-fought 8-7 victory against Georgia at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The win was UK's first last-at bat victory this season.

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Kentucky Derby a Wide-Open Race

Updated: 05/01/2007 - Four horses have run just two prep races. Four others are coming in off long layoffs. And some didn't even race as 2-year-olds. Conventional wisdom is out the window at this year's Kentucky Derby, a wide-open affair that could produce a winner whose trainer might just break all the unspoken rules.

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LCA's Seamands Named AP Coach of the Year

Posted: 04/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Coach Jason Seamands of Lexington Christian Academy has been named the Associated Press Kentucky girls' high school basketball coach of the year.

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Gray Named AP HS Player of the Year

Posted: 04/27/2007 - LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Associated Press player of the year in Kentucky girls' high school basketball is Rebecca Gray of Scott County. The 5-foot-10 senior guard averaged 26 points and six rebounds per game, leading the Cardinals to a record of 25-and-four.

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Legion Commits To UK

Updated: 04/25/2007 - UK coach Billy Gillispie has his first high profile recruit. 6-4 shooting guard Alex Legion is headed to Kentucky.

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Mitchell To Be Named UK Women's Coach

Updated: 04/23/2007 - According to sources former assistant Matthew Mitchell will be named UK's new women's basketball coach at a Monday afternoon news conference. Mitchell, a native of Mississippi spent the last two seasons rebuilding the women's program at Morehead State.

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Cats Fall at Florida 5-4

Updated: 04/22/2007 - Chris Petrie delivered a bases loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday to give Florida a 5-4 victory over Kentucky. the loss dropped the cats to 7-10-1 in SEC play.

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Cats Fall at Florida

Posted: 04/21/2007 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jon Townsend had three hits and two R-B-Is to help lead Florida to a 10-to-7 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

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Offense Prevails in Blue-White Game

Updated: 04/21/2007 - Sparked by two touchdown drives in the fourth quarter, the Blue defeated the White, 65-50, in the Blue/White Spring Game on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of approximately 5,000 in Commonwealth Stadium.

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Longshot Sends Lexington Field into a Tizzy

Posted: 04/21/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Long-shot Slew's Tizzy took control early and pulled away to win the 325-thousand dollar Lexington Stakes today at Keeneland.

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