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2012 football preview: Perry Central Commodores

Updated: 08/13/2012 - HAZARD Ky. (WYMT) - With four days remaining before opening night, we visit with Perry County for our next preview in our DQ Grill and Chill countdown to kickoff series . The Perry Central Commodores will try to build on last year's record season.

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Football Colonels ranked 18th in preseason Sports Network poll

Posted: 08/13/2012 - RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University football team was ranked 18th nationally in the preseason Sports Network Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) top-25 poll which was released Monday afternoon. This is the highest preseason ranking for the Colonels since 2002.

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Phillips pleased with first scrimmage

Posted: 08/13/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – On Friday, Kentucky football coach Joker Phillips said he was looking for intense competition during his team’s first preseason scrimmage and that’s what he got Saturday afternoon at Commonwealth Stadium.

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Football program collects more pre-season honors

Posted: 08/13/2012 - MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Morehead State seniors Donte Sawyer, Eric Matteson, Rainer Duzan, Joey Clegg and Kameron Scott have received All-Pioneer Football League honors in Phil Steele Magazine’s 2012 College Football Preview.

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Lady Railsplitters selected to finish third in SAC pre-season coaches' poll

Posted: 08/13/2012 - ROCK HILL, SC - The Lincoln Memorial University volleyball team has been selected to finish third in the South Atlantic Conference for the 2012 season while Blaire Fowler and Jennifer Drumm were named to Preseason All-SAC teams, conference officials announced Monday morning.

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University of Kentucky: conference slate announced for Men’s Basketball

Posted: 08/10/2012 - The Southeastern Conference announced its new-look 14-team, 18-game men’s basketball schedule for the 2012-13 season Friday afternoon and UK’s slate is highlighted by traditional rival home games with Tennessee, Vanderbilt and Florida. Furthermore, both of the conference’s newest members, Missouri and Texas A&M, will make a visit to Rupp Arena in the upcoming year.

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Kentucky Football: first preseason scrimmage Saturday

Posted: 08/10/2012 - After eight practices full of healthy competition and detailed installation, head coach Joker Phillips and the University of Kentucky football team are excited and anxious to hold the first true scrimmage of fall camp on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. The scrimmage is not open to the public or media.

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Nation’s top NAIA recruit, Jamar Briscoe, inks with UPIKE

Updated: 08/11/2012 - PIKEVILLE, Ky - Kelly Wells and the UPIKE Bears have had their share of success over the last several seasons. Success that includes winning the 2011 Buffalo Funds NAIA National Championship, and Wells being named 2011 NAIA National Coach of the Year. The Bears newest addition, Jamar “Deuce” Briscoe, will look to help Wells and UPIKE continue that success.

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Whitley County anxious to see how much they've improved

Updated: 08/10/2012 - WILLIAMSBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Continuing with our football interviews, we took a trip to Whitley County earlier this week and caught up with the Colonels. Coach Jim Black's team struggled to a 3-8 record last season and was forced to overcome a lot of adversity. Black notes youth and inability to make plays defensively as key issues, but did say that his team has improved during the off season.

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UK Athletics announces Heroes’ Day on Sept. 8 vs. Kent State

Posted: 08/10/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- University of Kentucky Athletics has announced it will host “Heroes’ Day” on Saturday, Sept. 8 when the Kentucky football team squares off against Kent State at 7:30 p.m. ET inside Commonwealth Stadium.

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MSU volleyball opens pre-season camp

Posted: 08/10/2012 - MOREHEAD, Ky. - The Morehead State volleyball program has kicked off Fall Camp. Eleven student-athletes have reported to campus as the Eagles begin preparations to defend their Ohio Valley Conference championship.

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Inagural UK Hoops coaches clinic set for Oct. 20

Posted: 08/10/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The inaugural UK Hoops Coaching Clinic, featuring 2012 Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year Matthew Mitchell and the Wildcats basketball team, has been set for Saturday, Oct. 20 in the women’s basketball gym of the Joe Craft Center.

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Wildcats hoping early season schedule pays off

Updated: 08/10/2012 - ROBINSON CREEK, Ky. (WYMT) - Continuing with our football interviews, we caught up with Shelby Valley on Thursday. The Wildcats are looking to improve on their 5-6 record last season, and to do that, they will need to work on defending the pass, especially in a pass heavy district. Head coach Aaron Stepp says playing teams with a spread offense early in the season will help prepare them for district competition.

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Kentucky football team completes first Two-a-Day slate

Posted: 08/09/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky football team completed its first two-a-day practice schedule of fall camp on Thursday with a run-heavy practice in the morning, followed by a pass-heavy practice in the afternoon, according to head coach Joker Phillips.

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2012 football preview: Lawrence Co. Bulldogs

Updated: 08/10/2012 - LOUISA, Ky (WYMT) - We are eight days away from the start of the high school football season, and as we continue with our DQ Grill and Chill Countdown to Kickoff, we take a trip to Louisa and visit with the Lawrence County Bulldogs.

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Panthers using season to prepare for playoffs

Posted: 08/09/2012 - PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - We were able to visit with the Pikeville Panthers Thursday as part of our football interviews. After losing several key pieces to last season's class a state semifinal team, the Panthers will be forced to rely on a number of fresh, new faces in 2012. Head coach Chris McNamee says his team is no different than any other, they are just looking to get better through the season to prepare for the playoffs.

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Women’s Soccer picked fourth in SEC East by coaches

Posted: 08/09/2012 - The Kentucky women’s soccer team was picked by league coaches to finish fourth in the SEC’s East Division in the 2012 SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll as announced by the conference office on Friday.

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NJCAA All-American Commits to UVa-Wise

Posted: 08/09/2012 - The UVa-Wise men’s basketball team added another talented recruit to its 2012-2013 recruiting class as Deon Boyce a 6’6” forward from Jacksonville, North Carolina committed to the Cavaliers

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