Posted: 5:31 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior catcher Luke Maile – a 2012 All-Southeastern Conference selection – has been picked in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays, going No. 272 overall, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Posted: 5:29 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky junior centerfielder Brian Adams has been selected in the eighth round of the 2012 MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres, going as the 255th overall pick, it was announced on Tuesday afternoon.
Posted: 2:05 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky baseball turned in several heroic efforts during its run in the NCAA Gary Regional last weekend, with freshman Austin Cousino, senior Thomas McCarthy, freshman Chandler Shepherd and junior Zac Zellers each named all-tournament team in a voting of media at the event.
Posted: 9:44 PM (Louisville, KY)—The Kentucky High School Boys and Girls Senior All-Stars will scrimmage the Junior All-Stars Tuesday, June 5th at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Lexington, 1600 Man O’War Boulevard. The girls’ game begins at 6 p.m. and the boys’ game will follow. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door.
Posted: 8:24 PM HARROGATE, TN -- Bruce Wong has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) to play baseball at Lincoln Memorial University next season, Railsplitters' head coach Jeff Sziksai announced Monday morning. The Railsplitters have had a busy offseason as Wong's addition brings the total to 13 new players for the 2013 season. LMU will look to replace five seniors from last year's squad.
Updated: 4:16 PM LEXINGTON - Nine former high school coaches, athletes, officials, administrators or contributors make up the 26th class to be inducted into the Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame. The class will first be recognized at the annual Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame golf outing scheduled for Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at the Marriott
Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington.
Posted: 3:18 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. – The UK men’s basketball team will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Nov. 29 in the 2012 SEC/Big East Challenge, ESPN announced on Friday. The squads will meet in South Bend, Ind., at a time yet to be determined.
Posted: 3:12 PM (EKDrillers.com) Over the past few months we hope you had a chance to get to know the East Kentucky Driller’s and benefit from the community service efforts the organization has been involved with.
Posted: 4:42 PM MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Morehead State senior-to-be Donte Sawyer has been selected to the 2012 College Football Performance Awards Wide Receiver Watch List. The list recognizes the Football Championship Subdivision’s top receivers entering the season.
Updated: 5:19 PM GARY, Ind. -- The No. 11 Kentucky baseball team will open its seventh all-time NCAA Tournament by traveling to the NCAA Gary, Ind., Regional, opening up with No. 25 Kent State in the opener on Friday at 4 p.m. ET at the independent league US Steel Yard.
Posted: 4:37 PM LEWISTON, Idaho -The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced that 260 baseball student-athletes have been named 2012 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Union senior Drew Chamberlain made the list, becoming the first Bulldog to receive the honor since 2007.
Posted: 3:42 PM MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James scored 34 points and grabbed 10
rebounds, Dwyane Wade scored 23 and the Miami Heat pulled off the
biggest playoff comeback in franchise history to beat the Boston
Celtics 115-111 in overtime on Wednesday night.
Posted: 3:17 PM HARROGATE, TN -- Aaron Johnson and Josh Vestal are set to join the Railsplitters for next season, Lincoln Memorial University head baseball coach Jeff Sziksai announced Thursday afternoon. The Railsplitters have hit the recruiting trail hard this offseason as these two additions bring the total to 12 new players for the 2013 campaign.
Posted: 2:07 PM MOREHEAD, Ky. – Morehead State softball junior Amber Riddle earned her third post-season award by being named to the College Sports Madness All-Ohio Valley Conference First Team this week.
Posted: 2:06 PM WISE, Va. - UVa-Wise junior baseball players Kirk Jennings and Justin Wilson were named an NAIA Academic All-American for the 2011-2012 academic year. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be at least a junior while maintaining at least a 3.5 grade point average. In addition, the student must be in good standing with his or her academic institution while being a contributor in the sport they play.
Posted: 2:03 PM LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Former University of Kentucky football tight end Nick Melillo, who had an impressive senior season for the Wildcats, has signed a non-drafted free agent deal with the National Football League’s New England Patriots.
Posted: 6:46 PM DALLAS, TX -- Lincoln Memorial University's Andre Rodriguez has been named to the 2012 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) Division II All-America Team, officials announced Tuesday evening.