Tennessee dominates UK 52-21

By Josh Ellis sports@kykernel.com Oct. 31 proved to be a scary site for UK football fans, as they watched their team get dominated in every facet of the game in Tennessee’s 52-21 victory over the Cats. Tennessee kept UK from sparking any sort of momentum-building plays by answering them immediately with scores of its own, […]

Tennessee continues its dominance over Kentucky

at the University of Kentucky versus University of Tennessee football game on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Cameron Sadler | Staff 

By Joshua Huff jhuff@kykernel.com On the day that the world witnessed the storied American Pharaoh gallop triumphantly into the annals of history, the city of Lexington witnessed its own triumph as the University of Kentucky stuck to its guns and continued a long, storied history of losing to Tennessee, 52-21. On a chilly, blustery Halloween […]

Final: Tennessee dominates UK on Halloween night, 52-21

Running back Jojo Kemp runs past defensive back Justin Coleman during the first half of the University of Kentucky vs. University of Tennessee football game at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, November 30, 2013. Tennessee defeated Kentucky 27-14.Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff

By Joshua Huff jhuff@kykernel.com Facing the prospect of ending October on a three-game slide, UK faces a 3-4 Tennessee team fresh off a 19-14 heartbreaking loss to Alabama last Saturday in the hope of inching one game closer to a bowl game. Follow along as the two face off on Halloween night in what is […]

Men’s soccer remains undefeated in Conference USA

UK Midfielder Xehne Reid (14) fights for the ball  as the UK Men's Soccer team takes on the University of Memphis Soccer team at the Bell Soccer Complex. Saturday, Sept. 12 in Lexington,  Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff

By Brendan Hill sports@kykernel.com UK pulled out the win with a late goal in a tough game against the University of Alabama Birmingham 1-0. The win kept UK undefeated in Conference USA play and got the Cats back on a winning streak after its tie against Old Dominion this past Saturday. The game was back […]

Announcer reflects on career leading up to big day at Keeneland

Kurt Becker has been Keeneland’s announcer and was inspired after listening to Tom Durkin who called the first Breeders’ Cup race. PHOTO BY MICHAEL REAVES I STAFF

On a chilly, drizzly day in November of 1988, 19-year-old Kurt Becker sat in his parent’s barn-style living room watching the Breeders’ Cup races. Coming from a family in the Standardbred business, his parents were puzzled by Becker’s interest in thoroughbred racing but never discouraged it.

Cats look for senior night win

UK Forward Zoe Swift (4) rips a shot on goal as UK Women's Soccer take on the University of Vanderbilt Women's Soccer team at the Bell Soccer Complex on Friday, October 9, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated Missouri 21 -13 Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff 

By Kelsey Mattingly sports@kykernel.com UK women’s soccer will look to have its first win in six games on Thursday as the team takes on Louisiana State University in an attempt to lock down another conference win. UK Record: 9-5-4 Goals scored: 30 Goals allowed: 17 Player to watch: Payton Atkins Freshman centerback Payton Atkins was a key […]