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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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Revised security procedures at gates for Bengals home games

Posted: 08/09/2012 - Revised security procedures for fan entry will be in effect for Bengals home games this season. The changes are mandated by the NFL Best Practices for Stadium Security, and it is hoped they will not only increase security, but be more efficient for greater fan convenience.

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Patriot Baseball inks Bray for 12-13

Posted: 08/09/2012 - University of the Cumberlands (UC) baseball coach Brad Shelton has announced the signing of Brantly Bray, a graduate of Allen County Scottsville High School in Scottsville, KY.

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Patriot Football Begins Season in NAIA Top 25 Poll

Posted: 08/09/2012 - Head Football Coach John Bland and the University of the Cumberlands (UC) football team have made a name for themselves in the NAIA over the last few years. Winning nearly 50 games, 4 conference championships, and a plethora of individual awards has put the Patriots on the national map. It is no doubt that something special is happening at Cumberlands and should be no surprise now when the Patriots are recognized.

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2012 football preview: Paintsville Tigers

Updated: 08/09/2012 - PAINTSVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - With just eight days before the start of the high school football season, our DQ Grill and Chill Countdown to Kickoff series takes us north to Johnson County, where we now look at the Paintsville Tigers.

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First day in pads ends in surprise

Posted: 08/08/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – After a two-hour, 40-minute practice in temperatures past 90 degrees Wednesday afternoon, the Kentucky football team was greeted by an unexpected, but definitely welcome sight – an ice cream truck.

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Phelps Hornets looking to right the ship

Updated: 08/08/2012 - PHELPS, Ky (WYMT) - Only 9 days remain in our DQ Grill and Chill Countdown to Kickoff series. We head to the far ends of Pike County for this one, as we take a look at the 2012 Phelps Hornets.

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ESPN College GameDay returns to Rupp Arena

Updated: 08/09/2012 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – For the fourth time in program history the ESPN College GameDay tour will visit Kentucky’s historic Rupp Arena for a weekly installment of the popular college basketball preview show. ESPN has selected the Missouri at Kentucky matchup on Feb. 23, 2013 to highlight during the upcoming season.

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