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Lineup changes shoot Cats to home win over No. 5 Gators

Lineup changes shoot Cats to home win over No. 5 Gators

By Kevin Erpenbeck kerpenbeck@kykernel.com In preparation to face No. 5 Florida, UK women’s soccer head coach Jon Lipsitz made a few lineup changes to combat the Gator’s physical style of play. With “10 minutes on a board and 10 minutes on a practice field” of preparation with the new lineup, the Cats proved Lipsitz’s decision […]

UK volleyball falls to LSU

By Madison Tinder The UK volleyball team’s 11-match winning streak was snapped on Sunday when the Cats fell 3-2 against LSU in Memorial Coliseum.  “Credit LSU for being aggressive in sets three and four,” UK coach Craig Skinner said. “We had to claw our way back in set five and gave ourselves a chance to […]

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The Cats entered the night ready to shock the SEC world but instead they confirmed what the experts have been saying all season: that UK’s record is a byproduct of its schedule.

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John Calipari and Drake bring excitement to Big Blue Madness

The lights dimmed on a packed house inside Rupp Arena Friday night as UK mascots Scratch and The Wildcat repelled from the rafters, stopping midway to take selfies with the UK faithful.

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Matthew Mitchell performs for UK Hoops fans

kerpenbeck@kykernel.com Over the years, the Big Blue Nation has shown its love and appreciation for the UK Hoops program and its head coach Matthew Mitchell. And for good reason, considering the team has made the NCAA Tournament for five straight seasons, with three Elite Eight appearances in that span. But as Mitchell was introduced during […]

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GALLERY: Big Blue Madness 2014

UK men’s basketball team and UK Hoops held the annual Big Blue Madness event at Rupp Arena in Lexington, KY on Friday October 17th, 2014.

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Big Blue Madness Failed To Outdo Itself

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com Year in and year out, UK’s annual Big Blue Madness raises the bar; however, for the first time in recent years, the 2014 first public practice failed to outdo itself.  The 2013 basketball season started off with a bang with Big Blue Madness incorporating a giant rotating television screen, players being […]

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The electricity rippled through Rupp Arena Friday night as the annual men’s and women’s UK basketball showcase commonly known as Big Blue Madness kicked off the start of the 2014-15 UK college basketball season.

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Cats put three-game win streak on the line against No. 7 New Mexico

sports@kykernel.com After an onslaught of five goals of a 5-1 win against Evansville on a rainy Wednesday, UK men’s soccer will return to the Bell Soccer Complex on Saturday as it plays host to visiting No. 7 New Mexico. UK (7-3-3) has won three games in a row and increased its unbeaten run to five […]

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The Edge: UK readies for physical test against LSU

By Josh Huff jhuff@kykernel.com Three factors will determine the outcome come this Saturday when UK clashes with SEC rival LSU down in Death Valley: the battle between the lines, the winner of the turnover margin and UK receiver Ryan Timmons’ impact. Running backs vs. defense The most intriguing matchup will be between the play of […]

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