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Front-line player becomes third BL product to sign with PC

Updated: 04/12/2011 - Taylor Watkins, a 5-9 outside/middle hitter from the Floyd County school, has signed to continue her education and play volleyball at Pikeville College. She is the third member of this year’s senior class to sign a volleyball scholarship with the Bears.

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Shelvin Mack to enter draft, won't hire agent

Posted: 04/12/2011 - Junior guard Shelvin Mack, who led the Butler Bulldogs to their second consecutive NCAA championship game, will enter the 2011 NBA draft, coach Brad Stevens confirmed to Sporting News on Tuesday. Mack is not planning to sign with an agent immediately, which would allow him the option of retaining NCAA eligibility if he withdraws by the NCAA-mandated May 8 deadline. The news was first reported by ESPN.

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Union's Hedrick Collects AAC Baseball Weekly Award

Posted: 04/11/2011 - ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Brandon Hedrick of Union (Ky.) and Cody Gaskill of Tennessee Wesleyan are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Pitcher and Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

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Freshman infielder named MSC Player of the Week

Posted: 04/11/2011 - PIKEVILLE, Ky. – Pikeville College second baseman Emily Castle wrapped up her phenomenal seven days by being named Player of the Week in the Mid-South Conference on Monday.

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Tennessee Reports Another Secondary Violation

Posted: 04/11/2011 - Tennessee detailed the secondary violation in a March 25 letter to the Southeastern Conference released to The Associated Press on Monday. The name of the athlete was blacked out.

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Baseball travels to face state-rival Louisville

Posted: 04/11/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Winners of eight consecutive non-conference games, the Kentucky baseball team hits the road for a rivalry tilt at No. 28 Louisville on Tuesday, with first pitch at Jim Patterson Stadium set for 6 p.m. ET.

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WYMT All Mountain Basketball Teams

Updated: 04/10/2011 - Here are the WYMT All Mountain Basketball teams as voted on by the coaches of the WYMT coverage area.

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Good Weather, Good Practice for Kentucky Football

Posted: 04/08/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Using warm, pleasant weather as a springboard, the Kentucky football team turned in another solid effort in practice Friday morning at the Nutter Training Facility.

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Reds lose first game of the season to Houston, 3-2

Posted: 04/07/2011 - Matt Downs doubled home the tiebreaking run with two outs in the ninth inning on Thursday and the Astros held on for their first win of the season, 3-2 over the previously unbeaten Cincinnati Reds.

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Batcats host No. 30 Auburn this weekend

Posted: 04/07/2011 - After exploding for 15 runs in a midweek win over Xavier, the Kentucky baseball team returns to the Southeastern Conference grind, hosting defending SEC Western Division Champion, No. 30 Auburn in a three-game series, with first pitch of game one set for 6:30 p.m. ET on Friday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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UK Hoops Attendance Ranks 11th Nationally

Posted: 04/07/2011 - Kentucky women's basketball finished 11th nationally in average attendance according to the official attendance rankings kept by the NCAA.

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No. 18 Wildcats Set for Showdown at No. 2 Georgia

Posted: 04/07/2011 - Riding an eight-game winning streak, including six straight in Southeastern Conference action, the No. 18 Kentucky Wildcats will travel to No. 2 Georgia for a three-game series beginning on Friday.

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UC Splits Thrilling AAC Doubleheader with Milligan

Posted: 04/07/2011 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. -- The Union College softball team split an Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader on Thursday afternoon at Union Field. The Lady Bulldogs captured game one 1-0 in thrilling fashion, then had a a late comeback bid fall short in a 5-4 loss in game two.

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Alice Lloyd College Lady Eagles Basketball Team Receives National Honor

Posted: 04/07/2011 - Kansas City, MO: The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) created the Buffalo Funds Five Star Champions of Character Award to recognize one team in every sport based upon their documented display of exemplary character and sportsmanship during practice, competition, on campus, and in the community.

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Reds 5-0, defeat Houston 12-4

Posted: 04/06/2011 - Brandon Phillips and Paul Janish had three hits apiece Wednesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds overcame a four-run deficit and remained the NL's only unbeaten team with a 12-4 victory over the winless Houston Astros.

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Union defeats Cumberlands on the road 9-0

Posted: 04/06/2011 - Tyler Brown tossed seven solid innings to collect his second victory of the year as No. 14 Union defeated host Cumberlands (Ky.) 9-0 on Wednesday.

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LMU Softball Drops Twinbill to Brevard

Posted: 04/06/2011 - The Lincoln Memorial University softball team dropped both games of a double-header with the Tornados of Brevard College Wednesday afternoon by scores of 3-0 and 4-3.

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UK's Dunlap invited to WNBA Draft

Posted: 04/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky's Victoria Dunlap will be one of the top women's basketball prospects invited to the 2011 WNBA Draft Presented by adidas Monday at ESPN in Bristol, Conn. ESPN will provide coverage and analysis of the first round beginning at 3 p.m. ET in addition to ESPN3.com offering a simulcast. ESPNU and NBA TV will broadcast the second and third rounds.

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Defense Still Installing, Learning but Playing Fast

Posted: 04/06/2011 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky head coach Joker Phillips preached last year that he wanted his team to practice and play fast, and although there is still some installing to do on the defensive side of the ball, Phillips says his Wildcats are playing fast.

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