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Cats, UK fans celebrate Big Blue Madness

Updated: 10/14/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - John Calipari knows what Wildcat fans want to hear, and the Kentucky coach is busy preaching to the chorus talking national titles at Big Blue Madness.

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Cats use scrimmage to look at young players

Posted: 10/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team used its practice time on Thursday to hold a one-hour scrimmage at the Nutter Training Facility, allowing head coach Joker Phillips and the UK staff a chance to spend more time with the younger, more inexperienced players.

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Quartet of Cats earn mid-season honors

Posted: 10/13/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Several University of Kentucky football players have been named to mid-season All-America and/or All-Southeastern Conference teams, including linebacker Danny Trevathan, offensive guard Larry Warford, safety Winston Guy, punter Ryan Tydlacka and wide receiver La’Rod King, Phil Steele’s College Football released Thursday.

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Cal addresses Jefferson Co. alumni

Posted: 10/12/2011 - A sold out crowd of nearly 800 UK fans attended the annual Jefferson Co. alumni luncheon in Louisville on Wednesday. UK coach John Calipari was the headline speaker.

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Madness to air on WKYT

Posted: 10/12/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky's 2011-12 men's and women's basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 14. This will be the seventh time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness. Madness Timeline:

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UK's Clemons out for the season

Posted: 10/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky running back Josh Clemons will miss the rest of the season with a torn meniscus.

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Tickets avaiable for UK-Transy tip-off dinner

Updated: 10/10/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Coaches and players from both the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University will attend a tip-off dinner on Oct. 30 at Keeneland Entertainment Center in advance of the historic meeting of the teams on Nov. 2. Tickets are available for the event, billed as "Dinner with the Pioneers and Wildcats." The teams will then meet on the court for the first time in 100 years on Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at Rupp Arena in an exhibition game.

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Cats fall at Carolina, 54-3

Updated: 10/08/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina quarterback Connor Shaw threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns leading No. 18 South Carolina to a 54-3 win over Kentucky on Saturday.

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Carolina prepares for Cats, run to defend Eastern title

Posted: 10/07/2011 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Steve Spurrier hopes he's finally got the pieces of South Carolina's championship puzzle in place. The defending SEC Eastern Division champs were supposed to have little trouble on their way back to the league title game - and maybe even take the next step.

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Joker wants Cats to "grind-out" win at Carolina

Updated: 10/07/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football has wrapped up preparation for its contest against South Carolina with head coach Joker Phillips saying his team needs to have a grind-out performance against the Gamecocks, who are ranked No. 18 in The Associated Press poll and No. 14 by USA Today coaches poll.

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Six UK women's games added to TV schedule

Posted: 10/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Six additional Kentucky women’s basketball games have been added to the TV schedule, it was announced today. The UK IMG Sports Network, UK's local network that serves eight over-the-air stations and Fox Sports Net South on cable, will broadcast five games while Cox Sports Television will air the Wildcats’ game at LSU.

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UK women's soccer cracks Top 10

Updated: 10/05/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team (9-3-0, 2-2-0 SEC) reached its highest-ever RPI ranking of 10th in the nation this week, it was announced by the NCAA on Wednesday afternoon.

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Stein retires from Legends post

Updated: 10/05/2011 - Alan Stein, president and chief executive officer of the Lexington Legends, has announced his retirement, effective immediately.

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WKYT, UK Network to televise Madness

Posted: 10/04/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Madness, the first open practice opportunity for Kentucky's 2011-12 men's and women's basketball teams, is Friday, Oct. 14. This will be the seventh time Madness has been held at Rupp Arena. Fans will be allowed to enter Rupp Arena beginning at 6 p.m. the night of Big Blue Madness. Madness Timeline:

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Connor Shaw to start at QB for South Carolina

Updated: 10/04/2011 - The University of South Carolina football squad returned to the practice fields Monday night. It was their first workout since Saturday’s 16-13 loss to Auburn. Following Monday night’s practice, head coach Steve Spurrier announced that sophomore Connor Shaw will make the start at quarterback on Saturday.

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Cats fall to top-ranked Tigers, 35-7

Updated: 10/01/2011 - BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Quarterback Jordan Jefferson scored on his first play back from suspension, cornerback Tyrann Mathieu scored after setting an LSU record for career forced fumbles, and the No. 1 Tigers methodically defeated Kentucky 35-7 on Saturday.

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Pair of ex-Cats ready for baseball postseason

Posted: 10/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former Kentucky baseball stars Joe Blanton and Collin Cowgill have been named to the MLB Playoff rosters for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Arizona Diamondbacks, it was announced.

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Madness tickets sell out

Posted: 10/01/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Once again, Kentucky fans have demonstrated their insatiable appetite for basketball. All tickets to the 2011 Big Blue Madness were snapped up in the first 60 minutes of availability Saturday morning.

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Burden, Tydlacka named game captains for LSU

Posted: 09/30/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky senior cornerback Randall Burden and senior punter Ryan Tydlacka have been named game captains for Kentucky’s contest at LSU in Baton Rouge, La., on Saturday at 12:21 p.m. ET on the SEC Network.

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Wildcat golfers crack Top 20

Updated: 09/29/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky hosts the Bettie Lou Evans Fall Invitational this weekend, Sept. 30- Oct. 2. The Invitational will be held at the University Club of Kentucky in Lexington

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