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JSU Sweeps Colonels in Softball Doubleheader

Posted: 04/11/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University’s softball team lost both games of a conference doubleheader to Jacksonville State University today at Gertrude Hood Field in Richmond, Ky. The Colonels (14-19, 5-8 OVC) lost the first game 17-0 in five innings. The Gamecocks (26-9, 11-1 OVC) won the second game by a score of 9-1 in five innings.

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First Scrimmage of Kentucky Spring Practice

Posted: 04/11/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football team held its first major scrimmage of 2009 spring practice Saturday morning at Commonwealth Stadium, with the defense strong early in the scrimmage and the offense rallying in the latter stages.

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Riley’s One-Hitter Not Enough as Florida Squeaks Out a 1-0 Win

Posted: 04/11/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman pitcher Rachel Riley turned in one of the most impressive pitching performances in Kentucky softball history when she threw a one-hitter in a 1-0 nine-inning loss to the No. 1 Florida Gators Saturday afternoon. Florida took the second game of a doubleheader 6-0 following the extra-inning affair.

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Sitton's 2-Run Blast Gives No. 5 Union 9-7 AAC Win

Posted: 04/11/2009 - MONTREAT, N.C. - Junior first baseman Troy Sitton belted a two-run home run in top of the ninth to lift No. 5 Union College to a 9-7 Appalachian Athletic Conference victory Friday over host Montreat (N.C.) College.

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Railsplitters To Hold Little League Night

Posted: 04/10/2009 - HARROGATE, TN - As the end of the 2009 baseball regular season rapidly approches, Lincoln Memorial University Head Baseball Coach Jeff Sziksai announced Friday morning that the Railsplitters would hold a "little league night" Tuesday evening prior to LMU's non-conference double-header with Berea College.

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Baseball Falls to Western Carolina in Five-Hour Slugfest

Posted: 04/09/2009 - CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Trailing 17-9 heading into the seventh, the Eastern Kentucky University baseball team outscored Western Carolina 11-3 over the next three innings to force extra innings before falling to the Catamounts, 24-23, in the bottom of the 11th Wednesday night at Hennon Stadium.

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No. 5 Bulldogs Hold Off Bryan for 18-14 AAC Victory

Posted: 04/08/2009 - DAYTON, Tenn. - No. 5 Union College stretched its winning streak to 11 games with an 18-14 Appalachian Athletic Conference victory over host Bryan (Tenn.) College Wednesday.

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Snead Shutout UCharleston, Fall in Extras

Posted: 04/08/2009 - Charleston, W.Va. -- Lauren Snead recorded her second shutout of the season as UVa-Wise blanked the University of Charleston, 4-0, in softball before falling in eight innings, 4-3, in the late contest.

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WKU Nabs Win With Run-Scoring Balk in Eigth

Posted: 04/08/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Sophomore southpaw Logan Darnell’s balk in the top of the eighth inning forced home the go-ahead run – part of four runs scored off the Kentucky bullpen in the eighth – as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers secured a 10-9, come-from-behind win over the Kentucky Wildcats, on Wednesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

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Back-to-Back Seventh Inning Homers Lift UK

Posted: 04/08/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The first back-to-back home runs of the season for the Kentucky softball team could not have come at a better time. In the seventh inning with UK trailing by two runs, freshman Brittany Cervantes hit a two-run shot and junior Natalie Smith followed with a solo home run to give the Kentucky softball team a come-from-behind 6-5 victory.

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Lady Bulldogs lose two at King

Posted: 04/08/2009 - BRISTOL, Tenn. - Union College dropped both games of an Appalachian Athletic Conference doubleheader Wednesday at King (Tenn.) College as the first game was 4-1 with the second being 11-2.

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Lady Railsplitters Split SAC Double-Header With Brevard

Posted: 04/08/2009 - HARROGATE, TN - On Wednesday afternoon, the Lincoln Memorial University softball team split a key South Atlantic Conference double-header with the Tornados of Brevard College by winning the first game 2-1, but losing game-two 8-1.

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Daniel Orton Did Not Ask for his Release

Posted: 04/08/2009 - (WKYT) - A number of media outlets have reported that Daniel Orton has asked for his release from his national letter of intent with Kentucky, but WKYT has talked with Orton's father Larry and he says it is not true.

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Hanger Field to Undergo Change in Playing Surface

Posted: 04/08/2009 - RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University recently began work on changing the playing surface at Hanger Field, the varsity football field since 1969, from natural grass to synthetic turf.

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D-Line Has Big Day; Mason Moves to Tight End

Posted: 04/08/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky defensive line went from dormant to dominant during a mini-scrimmage at the end of Wednesday morning’s practice at the Nutter Training Center.

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Porter Will Not Return to Basketball Team

Posted: 04/08/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky junior Michael Porter has decided not to return to the University of Kentucky basketball program he announced on Wednesday.

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DeMarcus Cousins Headed to UK

Updated: 04/08/2009 - ESPN and several other sources are reporting that Memphis recruit DeMarcus Cousins will be following John Calipari over to Kentucky.

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Bengals Sign Tank Johnson

Updated: 04/07/2009 - The Bengals today signed DT Tank Johnson, an unrestricted free agent who played the last two seasons for Dallas.

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Roa Named AAC Baseball Player of the Week

Posted: 04/07/2009 - Wise, Va. – After pounding his way to his best weekly collegiate numbers, UVa-Wise outfielder Luis Road was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference baseball Player of the Week.

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Wildcats Host State-Rival Western Kentucky Wednesday

Posted: 04/07/2009 - LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Winners of three consecutive meetings in the series, the Kentucky baseball team hosts state rival Western Kentucky in a Wednesday mid-week tilt, with first pitch at Cliff Hagan Stadium slated for 4 p.m. ET.

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Meeks Declares for NBA Draft

Updated: 04/07/2009 - Kentucky junior Jodie Meeks will submit his name to the National Basketball Association for its June draft, but will not hire an agent, leaving open the possibility to return to Kentucky next season.

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