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Second half goal propels Cats to road win over UAB

sports@kykernel.com UK men’s soccer got a much-needed win by defeating the University of Alabama at Birmingham 1-0 on Wednesday night. The win was the first for the Cats since Sept. 16, when they defeated Xavier 1-0 in overtime. They had gone 0-1-3 since then. It was a scoreless first half for the Cats as they […]

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Hawkins shores up his offensive game for sophomore season

By Kyle Arensdorf karensdorf@kykernel.com Prior to this season, UK had returned a total of seven freshmen in UK head coach John Calipari’s five-year tenure. In the 2014-15 year, it returned six. One of those returning six players who is looking to gain more playing time is sophomore point guard Dominique Hawkins. The Richmond, Ky., native, […]

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UK football player pleads not guilty in rape case; warrant provides new details

UK football freshman defensive end Lloyd Tubman pleaded not guilty on a first-degree rape charge and was released to his parents on $10,000 bond during his court arraignment on Wednesday in Fayette County District Court, according to court documents.

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Marcus Lee’s key to playing time is offense

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Marcus Lee’s key to playing time is offense

By Nick Gray

Marcus Lee wasn’t a key cog last season like Julius Randle or James Young, but what Lee did do was give UK a reliable man outside of the Cats’ usual eight-man rotation.

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UK men’s soccer coach Johan Cedergren laments Cats’ late-game missed chances

By Kevin Erpenbeck
UK has not recorded a win since its 1-0 victory over Xavier on Sept. 16. It was the Cats’ first overtime game this season.

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UK football defensive end Lloyd Tubman charged with first-degree rape

UK freshman defensive end Lloyd Tubman has been charged by the UK Police Department with first-degree rape after an on-campus sexual assault was reported, according to a university release and the Fayette County Jail.

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Opportunities keep Floreal at UK despite low playing time

By Nick Gray sports@kykernel.com Lost among the UK basketball starters are the unheralded walk-ons, who may go unnoticed by the fan base, but not by the radar of head coach John Calipari. One of those walk-ons who has caught Calipari’s attention is sophomore guard EJ Floreal. Floreal, who played in just four total minutes last […]

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Game against Louisiana-Monroe will challenge Cats

By Joshua Huff sports@kykernel.com With another successful weekend come and gone, the UK football team heads into week seven coming off a resounding win over a traditional powerhouse team in South Carolina. Tied for second in the SEC East, the Cats now turn their attention to a potential giant-killer, Louisiana-Monroe. The Warhawks are coming off […]

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UK’s defense proved it can battle adversity

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UK’s defense proved it can battle adversity

By Annie Dunbar sports@kykernel.com UK’s defensive “Bad Boys” have shown improvement time and time again this season. But the squad made crucial strides in Saturday’s showdown with SEC foe South Carolina that proved they can battle adversity. The Gamecocks started off the game running all over UK’s defense, scoring its first touchdown in 19 plays. […]

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UK’s Jojo Kemp masters the Wildcat formation

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UK’s Jojo Kemp masters the Wildcat formation

Kemp, out of the Wildcat, scored three of UK’s six touchdowns. He finished the game rushing for 131 yards on 17 attempts.

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