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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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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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Oden Enters NBA Draft

Updated: 04/21/2007 - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Greg Oden is through with school. The 7-foot freshman said Friday he will leave Ohio State after leading the Buckeyes to the national championship game and enter the NBA draft, where he figures to be one of the top two picks along with Texas freshman forward Kevin Durant.

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Louisville's Bush Says He's 99 Percent Healed

Posted: 04/18/2007 - Michael Bush is up and running, his broken right leg nearly fully healed just in time for the NFL draft. The former Louisville running back this week took part in his first full workout since he was hurt in September and also received a thumbs-up prognosis from James Andrews, an Alabama-based orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports injuries.

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NCAA Proposes Ban on Text Messaging

Updated: 04/18/2007 - INDIANAPOLIS -- Coaches have spent the last several years upgrading their gadgets and learning the new tricks of recruiting. Now it may be time to turn back the clock.

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State Has New Racing Vet

Updated: 04/18/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - A western Kentucky veterinarian will become the state's top horse racing doctor.

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Dick Gabriel on Neil Reed

Posted: 04/16/2007 - There’s no way of knowing what Adolph Rupp might say about Kentucky’s new head basketball coach. The Baron has been gone since Dec. 12, 1976. But this much we know, for certain: Billy Gillispie has drawn an endorsement from a former Rupp assistant, a man who pre-dates Joe B. Hall on the UK staff. And it’s an endorsement that rings as loudly as Big Ben.

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Former Rupp Assistant Lauds New UK Coach

Posted: 04/15/2007 - There’s no way of knowing what Adolph Rupp might say about Kentucky’s new head basketball coach. The Baron has been gone since Dec. 12, 1976. But this much we know, for certain: Billy Gillispie has drawn an endorsement from a former Rupp assistant, a man who pre-dates Joe B. Hall on the UK staff. And it’s an endorsement that rings as loudly as Big Ben.

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Dominican Wins Blue Grass by a Nose

Posted: 04/14/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - This time, Street Sense came up a nose short. In a wild four-horse dash, Dominican put his nose in front of Street Sense in the final stride to win the $750,000 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday.

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Pletcher Loaded For Derby

Posted: 04/13/2007 - Todd Pletcher set his tentative lineup for the Kentucky Derby on Friday, and it's a doozy - a record-equaling five horses.

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Chancellor Takes Over at LSU

Updated: 04/11/2007 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Former Olympic and WNBA coach Van Chancellor was hired as the women's basketball coach at LSU on Wednesday, succeeding Pokey Chatman.

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General Assembly Honors Former Cat Brandon Webb

Updated: 04/10/2007 - Frankfort, KY, April 9- Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Brandon Webb now has a highway named in his honor in his hometown of Ashland, Kentucky. Senate Joint Resolution 93 was amended in the Kentucky House of Representatives by State Representative John Vincent (R-Ashland) to honor Ashland native and 2006 National League Cy Young Award Winner Brandon Webb by naming the roadway in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments. The 2007 General Assembly passed the resolution on March 26, 2007 and it was signed into law by the Governor on April 5, 2007.

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NFL Suspends Henry 8 Games

Updated: 04/10/2007 - NEW YORK (AP) - Cincinnati Bengals receiver Chris Henry has been suspended for eight games for his numerous arrests.

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Wildcat Baseball Team to Honor Hooker Saturday

Updated: 04/10/2007 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Kentucky baseball program will honor the family of former pitcher Jon Hooker, a victim of Flight 5191 at Bluegrass Airport, in a ceremony to be held before the Saturday Kentucky-Vanderbilt baseball game at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Gillispie Has Help

Updated: 04/10/2007 - It appears that Billy Gillispie has made up his mind on at least one assistant coach.

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Tiger One Shot Off the Lead

Updated: 04/07/2007 - AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Stuart Appleby owns a one-stroke leader over Tiger Woods and Justin Rose after three rounds of the Masters. Appleby shot a 1-over-par 73 that leaves him 2-over for the tournament. Woods fired an even-par 72 while Rose was 3-over on the day.

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