Women’s soccer falls to unranked San Diego State

UK sophomore midfielder Alex Carter at women's soccer vs. Auburn in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday, September 28, 2014. Photo by Tessa Lighty | Staff

By Jordan Ondrof Sports@kykernel.com “Be stronger, be tougher,” head coach Jon Lipsitz yells from the sideline as midfielder Katy Keen loses possession of the ball. That was the story of the night for UK women’s soccer Sunday night as the Cats were defeated 2-0 by San Diego State. The midfield and defense was shaky at […]

Making time for smiles

UK football players cheer as Brandon Hignite (center) scores in the net at the Tim Couch Practice Fields at the Nutter Training Facility  in Lexington, Ky. on Sunday, August 23, 2015. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

By Derek Terry dterry@kykernel.com  @DTerryKernel  Brandon Hignite of the Lexington Colts drops back to pass. His target is nearly 10 yards down field, but the eyes of UK quarterback Patrick Towles are squarely on him. Time after time, Hignite releases the ball but to no avail. Finally, the strike from Hignite hits the target. Several […]

UK women’s soccer faces high expectations

The UK team celebrates winning the game with freshman goalkeeper Taylor Braun (1) after the University of Kentucky vs. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville women's soccer game at the Soccer Complex in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The game was the first round of the 2014 NCAA tournament and UK won 4-2 in overtime penalty kicks. Photo by Tessa Lighty | Staff

By Jordan Ondrof jondrof@kykernel.com UK finished third in the SEC in 2014 and advanced to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in program history. The historic season marked a turning point for UK women’s soccer. It finished with a winning record (16-6-1) in regular season play and finished strong by […]

No. 15 UK volleyball faces tough journey

Setter Morgan Bergren (6) sails in the air to set the ball to a teammate in the second half against Ohio State on Saturday, December 6, 2014 in Lexington, Ky. Ohio State defeated Kentucky in the NCAA tournament round of 32. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

The UK volleyball team enters the 2015 season with the hopes of making its 11th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. Ranked No. 15 in the country, the Cats are once again poised to top 20 wins for the fourth-straight season, but a schedule consisting of 10 ranked opponents stand to make the journey back to the […]

Stoops disappointed with Saturday practice

Quarterback Patrick Towles (14) gets ready to throw the ball during the scrimmage on Saturday, April 11, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

After UK head coach Mark Stoops described Friday’s practice as the “worst day of fall camp,” the hope was the team would respond with a strong scrimmage on Saturday. It didn’t happen.

Observations from Tuesday’s practice

Kentucky Wildcats running back Ryan Timmons (1) makes a big run during the first half of the UK Football game against Florida at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, September, 28, 2013. Photo by Jonathan Krueger | Staff

  By Josh Ellis sports@kykernel.com The UK football team opened practice up to the media Tuesday afternoon, progressing through day 12 of fall camp. Here are some notes from the day’s action. -Boom Williams was dressed, but limited: After suffering a sprained knee in practice last week, the projected starting running back returned to the gridiron […]

Ex-UK players hope NBA Summer League success carries over.

NBA Announcement

The NBA Summer League has come to an end. UK fell short of a National Championship in April but seemed to make up for it in their performances in July.