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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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Football players suspended for game after reports of shots fired

Four freshman football players, Dorian Baker, Drew Barker, Tymere Dubose and Stanley Williams, were suspended from Sunday’s game and will face further disciplinary action in connection with the shots fired Sunday night, UK Athletics announced at about 7 p.m. Monday.

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UK volleyball defeats South Carolina in four sets

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UK volleyball defeats South Carolina in four sets

Senior outside hitter Lauren O’Connor led UK volleyball to a 3-1 win against South Carolina on Sunday. O’Connor had a career-high 22 kills and a career-best .667 attacking percentage. The Cats improved 12-2 overall and 2-0 in the SEC and the Gamecocks dropped to 11-3 overall and 1-1 in SEC play. Junior outside hitter Shelby […]

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Cats earn clutch SEC wins with weekend sweep

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Cats earn clutch SEC wins with weekend sweep

By Kevin Erpenbeck kerpenbeck@kykernel.com It was a challenging home weekend series that UK had to win after losing two consecutive overtime games against Pepperdine and Arkansas. The Cats responded to that challenge winning 2-1 against Auburn on Sunday and 3-0 against Mississippi State on Friday. “Sometimes your back is up against the wall, and you […]

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By Charmaigne Grimm sports@kykernel.com UK hockey (0-3-1) faced off against the University of Louisville (3-0-1) in a two game series over the weekend. The Cats fell to the Cardinals 4-2 on Friday in the first round but came back to tie the Cardinals 7-7 in the second matchup. Friday’s game was played in front of […]

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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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UK’s Patrick Towles struggles to remain consistent

UK’s offense did not win the game against Vanderbilt. They simply played not to lose.

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GALLERY: UK football ends three-year SEC drought with 17-7 win against Vanderbilt

UK football ends three-year SEC drought with 17-7 win against Vanderbilt

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Behind Enemy Lines: Vanderbilt looks to anchor down

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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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