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Softball to host NCAA Regional for first time in school history

Posted: 05/13/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the fifth consecutive season the University of Kentucky softball team has received an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament with the selection committee naming Kentucky as the No. 12 national seed and one of 16 regional host locations for the first time in program history, it was announced Sunday.

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Beede pitches No. 1 Vandy to series-clinching win

Posted: 05/11/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Top-ranked Vanderbilt rallied to take a lead with two runs in the third inning and got the 13th win in 13 starts in 2013 from sophomore star Tyler Beede to post a 5-3 series-clinching win over Kentucky, on Saturday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Bruce homers, doubles twice as Reds batter Brewers

Posted: 05/11/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Jay Bruce homered and doubled twice as the Cincinnati Reds delighted a sellout crowd by moving five games over .500 for the first time this season, battering the Milwaukee Brewers 13-7 on Saturday.

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Fourth-inning homers left No. 1 Vandy to opening win

Posted: 05/11/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Connor Harrell and Zander Wiel connected on fourth-inning home runs to erase an early Kentucky lead and lift No. 1 Vanderbilt to an 11-2 series-opening win over the Wildcats, on Saturday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Cox elected to Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame

Updated: 05/11/2013 - HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Neon native and former Hazard Bulldog Johnny Cox is one of many Kentucky high school basketball legends who will be honored by the Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame over the next several years, as he will be one of 17 former players and coaches to be inducted later this summer.

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Phillips leads Reds past Brewers 4-3

Posted: 05/10/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Brandon Phillips homered and made a spectacular rally-busting play - using his left knee to get a forceout and start a double play - as the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 on Friday night.

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Barker talks Kentucky recruitment

Posted: 05/10/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (WYMT) - Mark Stoops and company are at it again, as Friday afternoon they received a verbal commitment from 2014 quarterback Drew Barker.

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Bengals sign two draft picks

Posted: 05/10/2013 - CINCINNATI, Oh. - The Bengals today signed two selections from the 2013 NFL Draft:

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Eagles sign 6-foot-10 Leatherwood

Posted: 05/10/2013 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - DeAndre Leatherwood, a 6-foot-10 post player from Prince George’s Community College (Md.), has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Morehead State men’s basketball program. He has two seasons of eligibility remaining and will be able to play in 2013-14.

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Union announces summer basketball camps

Posted: 05/10/2013 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - The Union men's and women's basketball programs will be hosting various summer camps for teams and individuals alike.

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Hodge adds two to the 2013 recruiting class

Posted: 05/10/2013 - HARROGATE, TN - Shermika Harris and Lakeisha Beasley have each signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Lady Railsplitters next season, Lincoln Memorial University head women's basketball coach Roger Hodge announced on Friday. These two additions for the 2013-14 season bring the Lady Railsplitters' total to five in the 2013 recruiting class with Katrina Ottesen, Josey Harding and Sydnie Anderson also making their way to Harrogate, Tennessee next season.

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Top recruit Barker chooses UK

Updated: 05/10/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Drew Barker, one of the top players in the country in the class of 2014 and according to some the best player in Kentucky will play his college football at Kentucky

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Watch Barker announcement LIVE on wymt.com

Posted: 05/10/2013 - Barker is rated a 4-star recruit in the class of 2014. South Carolina and Kentucky are thought to be the leaders in the recruiting battle for Barker. Tennessee is also a finalist.

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Cox reflects on state, national championship

Updated: 05/10/2013 - HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Johnny Cox is part of a short list of WYMT coverage area athletes who have won both a state and national championship.

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Cox told he would "never be no player"

Updated: 05/10/2013 - HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Former Hazard Bulldog Johnny Cox enjoyed a successful basketball career; he was a state champion, national champion, and is now a Hall of Famer.

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Wildcats host top-ranked Vanderbilt

Posted: 05/09/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Winners of two consecutive games, Kentucky returns to its grueling slate against ranked foes, hosting No. 1 Vanderbilt for a three-game series, with first pitch on Friday slated for 6:30 p.m. ET at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The series will resume on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET and conclude on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

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Juan Francisco's slam send Braves over Reds 7-2

Posted: 05/08/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Dan Uggla hit a pair of solo homers and Juan Francisco added his first career grand slam as the Atlanta Braves recovered from a stunning last-swing loss by beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 Wednesday.

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Lady Railsplitters announce four signees for the 2014 season

Posted: 05/08/2013 - HARROGATE, TN -- The Lincoln Memorial University softball team continues to add layers to their talented and decorated recruiting class, as Savannah Foster, Jaclyn Cokeroft, Megan Tice and Emilee Solomon have committed to join the Lady Railsplitters for the 2014 season, head coach Natalie Layden announced on Wednesday. With these four student-athletes set to make their way to Harrogate this fall, the LMU softball program brings their total to eight additions in the 2013 class, as Payton Bruce, Meredith Johnson, Kristin McAndrew and Jennifer Moose announced their intentions to join the Lady Railsplitters in December.

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Stallworth invited to USA Basketball women's World University Game team trials

Posted: 05/08/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky women’s basketball junior DeNesha Stallworth is one of 31 top student-athletes in the country who have accepted invitations to participate in the 2013 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games Team trials. Trials will take place May 16-19 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center (USOTC) in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the USA Basketball Junior National Team Committee issued the invitations.

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Mesoraco, Choo homer as Reds beat Braves 5-4

Posted: 05/07/2013 - CINCINNATI (AP) - Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo hit two-out homers in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday night, rallying the Cincinnati Reds to a 5-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves.

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Grundy, Barrett lead UK to win over Wright State

Posted: 05/07/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Senior Jerad Grundy fired five one-run innings in his first career midweek start, leading Kentucky to a 4-1 win over Wright State, on Tuesday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Three Bulldogs make CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

Posted: 05/07/2013 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Three members of the Union baseball team made the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District College Division Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, as a representative of District 4.

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