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Austin Cousino named Baseball America Preseason All-America

Posted: 01/31/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky sophomore centerfielder Austin Cousino – the 2012 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year – has been voted second-team Baseball America preseason All-America by MLB scouting directors, it was announced on Thursday afternoon.

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Commodores looking to improve for post-season

Posted: 01/31/2013 - HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Our Appalachian Wireless Game of the Week Friday night takes us to Harlan County for a top ten matchup between No. 2 Perry Central and the No. 9 Black Bears.

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Evans serving Lexington kids through ‘Shooting At Success’ program

Posted: 01/31/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior guard Kastine Evans led what many would call a “comfortable life” growing up in Salem, Conn. Her father Ray played professional football for the New York Jets and now coaches a local AAU boys basketball team, her mother is a financial director for a major pharmaceutical company and her older brother R.J. is currently pursuing his master’s degree while playing on the University of Connecticut men’s basketball team.

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Noel named to Wayman Tisdale mid-season watch list

Posted: 01/31/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky freshman Nerlens Noel is among 12 players announced by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) as a midseason candidate for the Wayman Tisdale Award, honoring the nation's top freshman for the 2012-13 college basketball season on Thursday.

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Littrell dominates way into record book

Posted: 01/31/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. - Since Gary Henderson took over as pitching coach for the 2004 season and later as the head coach in 2009, it has always seemed like he had a dynamic left-handed pitching talent in his arsenal of arms.

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No. 10 Railsplitters grind out 64-58 win over Tusculum

Posted: 01/30/2013 - HARROGATE, TN -- The No. 10 Railsplitters overcame poor shooting and foul trouble in their front court to grind out a gritty 64-58 victory over the Tusculum College Pioneers in South Atlantic Conference men's basketball action on Wednesday evening. Lincoln Memorial University (15-2, 8-1 SAC) extends their winning-streak to five and remains locked in a tie with Wingate University for the top spot in the SAC standings with the win, while the Pioneers fall to 4-13 overall and 2-7 in league play.

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UK Softball rankings released, UK on National TV

Posted: 01/30/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of Kentucky softball team is receiving votes in both major preseason polls, earning 20 votes in the ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 and 23 votes in the USA Today/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Top 25, it was released recently.

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Patriots continue climb back into NAIA Top 25

Posted: 01/30/2013 - The University of the Cumberlands (UC) Men’s Basketball program began the season with one of its hottest starts in program history. After four straight losses after Christmas, the Patriots are back on the winning side of the scoreboard and for their efforts this past week; they made a jump in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches Poll.

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Lady Railsplitters win second straight, defeat Tusculum 72-64

Posted: 01/30/2013 - HARROGATE, TN -- The Lady Railsplitters rallied from a three-point halftime deficit and surged in the second half to upend the Tusculum College Pioneers, 72-64, in South Atlantic Conference women's basketball action on Wednesday evening at Tex Turner Arena. With the win, Lincoln Memorial University (10-9, 3-6 SAC) won their second-consecutive contest in league play while the Pioneers dropped their second straight, falling to 10-7 on the season and 4-5 in SAC play with the loss.

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Kenneth Faried named to BBVA Rising Stars Challenge

Posted: 01/30/2013 - DENVER -- Former Morehead State star and current Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried has been named to the roster of the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend in Houston on Feb. 15th.

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Cancer finds worthy opponent in Coach Calipari

Posted: 01/30/2013 - LEXINGTON Ky. - Want to own a piece of University of Kentucky basketball history? Now you can! Coach John Calipari is auctioning off an autographed pair of sneakers he wore at the UK-LSU game during the American Cancer Society Coaches vs. Cancer weekend.

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Sports Overtime poll

Posted: 01/30/2013 - We are asking you do you think the Kentucky Wildcats will make the NCAA tournament this year?

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Riddle helps anchor dynamic defense

Posted: 01/30/2013 - LEXINGTON Ky. - Kentucky’s junior class came to Lexington with three players who had been named the player of the year in the state: Trevor Gott, Corey Littrell and J.T. Riddle.

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Cumbess, Weaver, newcomers have big shoes to fill

Posted: 01/30/2013 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – When you look at the list of letter winners lost for the Kentucky softball team heading into the spring of 2013, two names, for good reason, pop out more than the others: Chanda Bell and Rachel Riley.

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Men’s tennis opens season in Top 25

Posted: 01/30/2013 - PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Pikeville men’s tennis team is ready to return to the national spotlight, and that sentiment was echoed on Tuesday when it was in the coaches’ Preseason Top 25.

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Kentucky beats No. 16 Mississippi 87-74

Posted: 01/30/2013 - OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Kyle Wiltjer scored a career-high 26 points and Nerlens Noel set a school record with 12 blocked shots as Kentucky beat No. 16 Mississippi 87-74 on Tuesday night.

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Running backs coach Jim Anderson retiring

Updated: 01/29/2013 - Jim Anderson, who coached five Pro Bowl players and many outstanding others during a 29-year Bengals career as running backs coach, today informed the club that he is retiring.

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Opening day ticket opportunity on Reds.com

Updated: 01/30/2013 - CINCINNATI (January 29, 2013) — In a continuing effort to make Opening Day tickets available to as many fans as possible, the Reds have announced the annual online ticket opportunity for the April 1 game vs. the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

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Colonels take to the road to face Tennessee-Martin on Thursday

Posted: 01/29/2013 - MARTIN, Tenn. – Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s basketball team will take to the road for a pair of games this week against Ohio Valley Conference West Division teams, beginning at Tennessee-Martin on Thursday.

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UC holds off RU comeback bid; wins 82-80

Posted: 01/29/2013 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union College guard Tyler Wagner (Corbin, Ky.) led all Bulldogs scorers with 17 points, as UC held off a late charge by Reinhardt (Ga.) to post an 82-80 Appalachian Athletic Conference men’s basketball victory on Tuesday night at Robsion Arena.

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Reinhardt hands Union 68-57 home AAC loss

Posted: 01/29/2013 - BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Reinhardt (Ga.) used a second-half surge to pull away from host Union to claim the 68-57 Appalachian Athletic Conference victory on Tuesday.

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Bears fall to No. 7

Posted: 01/29/2013 - PIKEVILLE, Ky. – The University of Pikeville men’s basketball team is ranked seventh this week in the NAIA Division I Men’s Basketball Ratings that were released on Tuesday evening by the national office in Kansas City.

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Railsplitters break into top-10 ff latest NABC/Division II coaches poll

Posted: 01/29/2013 - KANSAS CITY, MO -- For the first time this season, the Lincoln Memorial University men's basketball team broke into the top-10 of the NABC/Division II Coaches Poll, moving to No. 10 in this week's rankings which were unveiled late Tuesday afternoon.

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Railsplitters place four on pre-season All-SAC Team, selected seventh in pre-season coaches' poll

Posted: 01/29/2013 - ROCK HILL, SC -- The Lincoln Memorial University baseball team was tabbed for a seventh-place finish in the South Atlantic Conference and four Railsplitters were selected to the preseason All-SAC Team, as the league office unveiled the results of the 2013 SAC preseason coaches' poll as well as the 2013 preseason All-SAC Team on Tuesday.

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