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Logan Sawyer selected in 29th round by the Colorado Rockies

Posted: 06/08/2014 - Sawyer, a 6-5, 215-pound right-hander hailing from Knoxville, Tennessee and Seymour High School, is the first Railsplitter to hear his name announced in the MLB draft since outfielder TeWayne Willis was taken in the 28th round by the Chicago Cubs in 2008.

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State Softball Tournament Recap

Posted: 06/08/2014 - A wrap-up of the 2014 state softball tournament for mountain teams Estill County, South Laurel and Johnson Central.

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Reed named NCBWA District III Player of the Year

Posted: 06/07/2014 - The Southeastern Conference Player of the Year and the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper National Player of the Year, Kentucky junior A.J. Reed has been named the District III Player of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, it was announced.

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Reds beat Phils 6-5 Saturday

Posted: 06/07/2014 - Jay Bruce homered and drove in three runs and the Cincinnati Reds snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

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Max Kuhn picked in the 13th round by Oakland Athletics

Posted: 06/07/2014 - A native of Zionsville, Ind., Kuhn was picked in the 13th round by the Athletics, the second time in his career he has been drafted by Oakland, also going as a 24th round pick out of high school in 2011.

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Phillies end 6-game skid with 8-0 win over Reds

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Left-hander Cole Hamels pitched into the eighth inning as he stayed unbeaten against Cincinnati, and Jimmy Rollins moved closer to the Phillies' hit record with a solo homer, leading Philadelphia to an 8-0 victory Friday night.

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Top men’s basketball assistant Dylan Howard invited to NCAA Forum

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Dylan Howard, who begins his third season as the associate head men's basketball coach at Morehead State, has been invited to the NCAA's Achieving Coaching Excellence (ACE) Forum. The three-day event is set for June 12-14 in Indianapolis.

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Austin Cousino picked in third round round by Mariners

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Kentucky junior centerfielder Austin Cousino has been selected in the third round, going No. 80 overall, in the 2014 MLB Draft by the Seattle Mariners, it was announced on Friday afternoon.

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Tom Jomby named 2014 All-American

Posted: 06/06/2014 - University of Kentucky men’s tennis senior Tom Jomby has been named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-American for the 2014 season in singles, it was announced by the ITA office.

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Matthew and Jenna Mitchell to donate $1 million to UK Athletics

Posted: 06/06/2014 - University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell and his wife, Jenna, have pledged $1 million over the next 10 years to the University of Kentucky Athletics Department, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced Friday. The donation will provide UK Athletics $100,000 per year over the next 10 years to be used for a variety of capital projects, including updates and renovations for football.

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Spurs handle Heat, win 110-95 in NBA Finals Game 1

Posted: 06/06/2014 - Tim Duncan had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Miami Heat 110-95 on Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals inside a sweltering AT&T Center.

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A.J. Reed selected in second round of 2014 MLB Draft

Updated: 06/06/2014 - Kentucky junior left-handed pitcher/first baseman A.J. Reed has been selected in the second round of the 2014 MLB Draft, going No. 42 overall to the Houston Astros, it was announced on MLB Network at Studio 42 in Secaucus, N.J., on Thursday night.

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Calipari signs new contract with Kentucky

Updated: 06/05/2014 - University of Kentucky men's basketball coach John Calipari, who led the Wildcats to the school's 16th NCAA Final Four appearance last season, has been rewarded with a new seven-year contract, UK Director of Athletics Mitch Barnhart announced Thursday. See attachments for the actual contract, which includes an amendment to the previous agreement along with details of the seven-year deal.

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Lady Cavaliers announce inaugural recruiting class

Posted: 06/05/2014 - Coach Meghan Dennehy announced the first signing class in the history of the women’s lacrosse program at UVa-Wise on Thursday. The first-year program which will begin play next spring has signed nine players from five states, including five from the state of Virginia. In total, the initial class is represented by residents of Florida, Illinois, Georgia and Texas, in addition to Virginia. Current UVa-Wise student Caitlin Cantrell, a junior administration of justice major from Norton, Virginia will also be joining the team for the inaugural season

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Bumgarner wins 6th straight, Giants beat Reds 6-1

Posted: 06/05/2014 - Left-hander Madison Bumgarner got his career-high sixth straight win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Reds 6-1 on Thursday afternoon, taking a series in Cincinnati for the first time in five years.

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