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Despite the season-opening win over Louisville, a sluggish second half and dumb penalties captured the focus of UK head coach Joker Phillips ahead of UK’s matchup with Western Kentucky Saturday. “We cannot make our same mistakes that we had in this past game,” Phillips said. “We’ve got to get those corrected and continue to play […]

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UK sports weekend roundup

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It’s been a busy Labor Day Weekend for UK sports. Of course, there was that football game. But there were more athletes playing than just the helmeted ones. Men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball all played in tournaments over the weekend. Here’s a quick rundown of what happened, and the Kernel will have more […]

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Live Blog: Lee Todd 3 p.m. Press Conference

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Live Blog: Lee Todd 3 p.m. Press Conference

Follow along with Kernel writer Ben Jones as he covers President Lee Todd’s 3 p.m. press conference today. According to a news release, Todd “will be announcing changes in the university administration.” The news conference will be held at the UK administration building. Watch live streaming video from kentuckykernelnews at livestream.com <a href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=d5cd957e6f” mce_href=”http://www.coveritlive.com/mobile.php/option=com_mobile/task=viewaltcast/altcast_code=d5cd957e6f” >Lee […]

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UK Football 2010: Louisville – Images by Kentucky Kernel LOUISVILLE—The Joker Phillips era has started on a winning note. In his first game as UK head coach, Phillips’ team scored 35 seconds into the game against archrival Louisville and an impressive early offensive display, which accounted for many of UK’s 230 rushing yards, lifted the […]

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They came. They clawed. They conquered. Senior Mike Hartline was a busy man Saturday. Both in making me eat my words and in proving to everyone, including himself, he is the right person for the starting quarterback job at UK. He sure showed it. Following a brief moment of inflatable cardinal disaster (which I’m convinced […]

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Live Blog: UK vs. Louisville

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Live Blog: UK vs. Louisville

LOUISVILLE – Kernel writers Nick Craddock and Chandler Howard are in the press box at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium for this year’s Governor’s Cup. The Cats are looking to win their fourth straight meeting with their arch rivals, and both teams are looking to keep their new head coach from starting his career 0-1. Follow […]

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Joker speaks to Army ROTC – Images by Kentucky Kernel University of Kentucky ROTC cadets are going the extra mile for the UK vs. UofL football game as they make their way to Louisville for the game. At 6:45 a.m. today, head coach Joker Phillips sent off a team of 15-20 cadets, who arel marching […]

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Triathlon benefits eye research

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By Kate Carpenter Swim 800 meters, bike 18.5 miles and run four miles. To add to those already intimidating numbers, competition and speed are also factors. While that may not sound like the usual relaxing Sunday, that series of events is exactly how more than 400 athletes are going to be spending theirs. The Susan […]

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Cats hope for offensive renaissance

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Cats hope for offensive renaissance

The 2006 and 2007 editions of the UK offense scored plenty of points, gained many yards through the air and on the ground, and set the bar high for subsequent offensive units. In those two seasons, the Big Blue Nation was spoiled by the likes of an explosive offensive that averaged close to 40 points […]

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The Edge: UK vs. Louisville

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The Edge: UK vs. Louisville

Every week, the Kernel sports staff will break down the upcoming football game, focusing on three key matchups. This week: UK vs. Louisville. Key Matchups: QB Mike Hartline vs. QB Adam Froman Both quarterbacks won their starting jobs late in fall camp and will be looking to prove to coaches and teammates that the correct […]

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