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Football Notebook: Phillips not nervous

With less than a week before UK faces its biggest rival, first-year UK head coach Joker Phillips is feeling rather calm and collected. “Maybe Saturday morning I’ll be hugging a toilet somewhere,” Phillips joked. “I don’t know. I haven’t done that in a long time, since I was a player at one time. But I […]

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Volleyball aims to bounce back against Louisville

The UK volleyball team returns home for arguably the most important match of its young season against in-state rival Louisville Sept. 1. The Cats (0-2) played in the Runza/AVCA Showcase last weekend in Omaha, Neb., and dropped both of their matches to top 10 opponents Nebraska and Iowa State. UK continues to work toward its […]

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  The defensive line produced one of the biggest highlight-reel plays for UK last season – Taylor Wyndham’s concussion-inducing knockout of former Florida quarterback Tim Tebow was one of the signature images of the season. But that one famous hit wasn’t indicative of the season’s performance, as UK ranked last in the Southeastern Conference in […]

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Women’s soccer wins 2-0

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  By Matt Levine sports@kykernel.com The UK women’s soccer team (2-0) continued its strong start with a 2-0 win against Indiana. UK jumped on top early after junior Natalie Horner netted a goal in the third minute. With the Cats on a breakaway, Horner teamed up with Taylor Parker and Jenna Goobie to open the […]

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COLUMN: Starting rosters to be taken lightly

UK football head coach Joker Phillips’ decision on who would be the man under center this season was one of great interest to Cats fans and players. But to be honest, it hardly mattered which of UK’s potential shot-callers won anyway. Because the Bluegrass rarely receives the thrill of a top-notch quarterback, the question has […]

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Much speculation went into the marquee position battle about which UK quarterback should be taking the snaps under center, yet the debate over who will be delivering those snaps is just as intense. UK head coach Joker Phillips branded the position battle at center, which began as a four-player competition, as one of the best […]

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Trap and Skeet grows on campus

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Trap and Skeet grows on campus

Trap and Skeet meet Sunday, February 28, 2010. Photo by Britney McIntosh | Staff One club around campus has gone from relatively unknown to seam-bursting capacity with a single click of the trigger. The UK Trap and Skeet team is firing up for its new season and the club expects it to be its best […]

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UK’s brand new crop of freshmen haven’t even hit the Rupp Arena floor, but the hype surrounding the class of 2011 recruiting class is already beginning to build. And with one-and-done players seemingly the norm in the Calipari Era, keeping up with potential Cats has become part of the fan experience. The hype received an […]

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Men’s basketball schedule released

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Men’s basketball schedule released

The 2010-11 men’s basketball schedule has been officially released. The full schedule includes a trip to Hawaii for the Maui Invitational, which has a field of Oklahoma, Washington, Virginia, Wichita State, Connecticut, Chaminade and Michigan State, beginning Nov. 24. UK also plays at Louisville Dec. 31, creating the chance for a memorable New Years Eve […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Jay Blanton returning to UK

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Jay Blanton will return to UK as the new executive of public relations and marketing replacing Jimmy Stanton. Blanton returns to UK after working as press secretary for Gov. Steve Beshear and as director of communications and marketing at Keeneland. Stanton left UK Tuesday to take the associate athletic director of communications position at the […]

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