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UK's Ignacio Returns to NCAA Championships

Posted: 03/05/2007 - ATHENS, Ga.— Senior Taryn Ignacio qualified for the NCAA Championships on the platform in her quest to repeat as national champion in the event on Sunday at the NCAA Zone Championships hosted by the University of Georgia.

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Cats Fall at Florida

Posted: 03/04/2007 - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Joakim Noah and Taurean Green broke out of slumps just in time to help No. 5 Florida make history. Noah and Green scored 17 points apiece and the Gators rebounded from consecutive losses to beat Kentucky 85-72 on Sunday, becoming the first Southeastern Conference team to win six in a row against the Wildcats.

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EKU Heading to the Big Dance

Updated: 03/04/2007 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Josh Taylor converted a layup with less than three seconds left and Eastern Kentucky beat regular-season champion Austin Peay 63-to-62 tonight for the Ohio Valley Conference tournament championship.

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Catman Running Nips Battaglia Field

Posted: 03/03/2007 - FLORENCE, KY . . . March 3, 2007 . . . Half the field was in contention heading into the stretch of the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway Park Saturday, but at the wire the winning ride belonged to Willie Martinez on Catman Running.

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Zips Take Two from EKU

Posted: 03/03/2007 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Scott Gunn hit a two-run go-ahead home run in the top of the seventh to lead the Akron Zips to 8-6 victory over the Eastern Kentucky baseball team Saturday afternoon at Turkey Hughes Field. The Zips also took the first game, 7-0, despite a 3-for-3 performance from senior Tony Wells. The Colonels fall to 5-3 while the Zips improve to 4-1. The teams will conclude the three-game series on Sunday at Turkey Hughes Field. First pitch is set for 1 p.m.

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Scat Daddy Wins Fountain of Youth

Posted: 03/03/2007 - HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Scat Daddy closed with a rush and nosed out Stormello at the finish to win the Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfsream Park on Saturday.

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Batcats Stay Perfect on the Year

Updated: 03/03/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Tyler Howe drove in two runs and Chris Rusin struck out a career-high nine batters, as the No. 21 Kentucky baseball team edged the Wisconsin Milwaukee Panthers 7-3, on Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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EKU Advances to OVC Finals

Posted: 03/02/2007 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Rose made a pair of free throws with 4.9 seconds left to help Eastern Kentucky hold off Tennessee Tech 57-54 Friday night in the semifinals of the Ohio Valley Conference basketball tournament.

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Transy Men Fall in Opening Round

Posted: 03/02/2007 - WOOSTER, Ohio – Transylvania ran into a hot-shooting Wooster club Friday and the second-ranked Scots knocked off the Pioneers 92-66 in opening round action of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championships.

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Cats Fall In SEC Tournament

Posted: 03/02/2007 - DULUTH, Ga. (AP) -- Georgia held Kentucky scoreless for the first 8 minutes and rolled to a 72-40 victory over the Wildcats Friday in the SEC tournament.

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Fourth annual Maker's Mark bottle features Marty and Joe

Posted: 03/02/2007 - FLORENCE, KY . . . March 1, 2007 . . . For the fourth year, renowned Kentucky bourbon distiller Maker's Mark will release a limited edition bottle commemorating the Lane's End Stakes at Turfway Park. Proceeds from sales of the 2007 bottle will benefit charities chosen by this year's celebrity spokespersons, Cincinnati Reds legends Marty Brennaman and Joe Nuxhall.

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Transy’s Leach named HCAC Player of Year

Posted: 03/02/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Transylvania sophomore Julie Leach has been named women’s basketball Player of the Year in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference following a vote of league coaches.

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Leonard and Rose Pick Up OVC Men's Basketball Awards

Posted: 03/02/2007 - BRENTWOOD, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball player Adam Leonard was named 2006-07 Ohio Valley Conference Co-Freshman of the Year while sophomore Mike Rose earned second team all-conference accolades as announced by the league office today. Voting was done by the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors.

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Sweet 16 Draws Announced

Updated: 02/02/2007 - The draws for both the boys and girls sweet 16 were announced Friday live on WKYT. Here are the pairings.

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Ole Miss Deal UK Women First SEC Loss

Posted: 01/15/2007 - The UK women fell at home in overtime to Ole Miss on Sunday and now have to get ready for a match-up in Baton Rouge against nationall ranked LSU

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Posted: 01/15/2007 - The Cats used a big offensive performance and a late block from Randolph Morris and held off Mississippi State Satrurday night in Rupp Arena

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Archer Leaving UK for NC State

Posted: 01/10/2007 - 27 SPORTSFIRST has learned UK defensive coordinator Mike Archer is leaving Kentucky. Dave Baker reports Archer is taking the same job at North Carolina State.

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Reds Beat Former Legend

Updated: 09/20/2006 - Astros rookie and former Lexington Legend Matt Albers (0-2) started in place of Andy Pettitte, who was a late scratch so he could be with his ailing father.

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Morehead St. finalizes schedule

Posted: 09/20/2006 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - Morehead State has finalized its 2012-13 men’s basketball schedule. The 31-game slate features 13 dates against postseason teams from a year ago, including eight-time NCAA national champion Kentucky.

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