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Players involved in Sunday’s lockdown deserve more than game suspension

It remains to be seen whether the players will receive any additional punishments outside of internal team punishment and being suspended for the South Carolina game.

Suspension will impact UK’s  chances against South Carolina

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com The suspension of UK football players for violation of team rules will directly impact the Cats’ performance against SEC foe South Carolina. Four players were suspended from Saturday’s conference matchup in connection with reports of shots fired on campus Sunday evening, per UK Athletics. The four players, quarterback Drew Barker, running […]

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By Joshua Huff sports@kykernel.com UK football cannot catch a break. According to the SEC Network, UK is ranked No. 13 in the weekly power rankings despite winning its first SEC contest in three years. The Cats are only ahead of Vanderbilt in the rankings, the team they beat this past Saturday, and are just behind […]

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Kickin’ It For Kelly

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Kickin’ It For Kelly

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com Chemotherapy, radiation, and treatment are terms not often implemented in an eight year old’s vocabulary. For Kelly Melton of Science Hill, Ky., the vocabulary lesson came early. In November 2012, Kelly was taken to the doctor after having an earache. What presumably was a common sickness turned out to be much […]

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UK’s defense was key factor in 17-7 victory over Vanderbilt

By Annie Dunbar  sports@kykernel.com The Cats’ defense was the key factor in UK’s 17-7 win against Vanderbilt, its first Southeastern Conference victory in three years. Nicknamed the “Bad Boys,” UK’s defense did not allow the Commodores to reach the endzone, which has become a top goal for the team. “That’s the main goal on defense, […]

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Behind Enemy Lines: Vanderbilt looks to anchor down

The Commodores, under the direction of first year head coach Derek Mason, have been on a roller coaster ride so far this season.

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The Edge: UK football exceeding expectations

UK enters the game sitting pretty at 2-1 and a win would put them halfway to becoming bowl eligible.

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UK football senior center Max Godby was awarded the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Trophy Tuesday for his charitable involvement and community service within the community of Lexington.

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UK won’t be underdogs against Vanderbilt

By Joshua Huff sports@kykernel.com Vanderbilt football will make the trip to Commonwealth Stadium this Saturday to face a rested UK team that is coming off a bye week. The Cats find themselves in an unusual situation as they head into the contest. For the first time in years, UK will not be playing the role […]

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SEC West hurts Cats’ perception

By Joshua Huff sports@kykernel.com The SEC East had a rough go of it this Saturday. With no teams separating themselves from the mediocre pack that exists within in the SEC East, an uninspired division could dilute the progress of UK football. Missouri lost to an average Indiana University team that lost to Bowling Green last […]

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