Home » Archives by category » Sports » Columns
Incoming freshman and JUCO transfer could fill hole in paint for UK Hoops

Incoming freshman and JUCO transfer could fill hole in paint for UK Hoops

The departures of forward DeNesha Stallworth and center Samarie Walker to graduation leave a large void that head coach Matthew Mitchell has set out to fill with the acquisitions of two talented newcomers.

Height not enough to earn spot under basket for Bishop

With the graduation of center Samarie Walker and forward DeNesha Stallworth after the 2013-14 season, a hole opened up under the basket for a tall, forceful player to take their place. Senior 6-foot-3 center Azia Bishop looked to be the candidate to step up and fill that hole.

Continue reading …
Five takeaways from the Cats’ game against LSU

The hopeful optimism that surrounded the UK football team heading into Saturday abruptly diminished as LSU dismantled a UK team caught in the high beams of primetime.

Continue reading …

The Cats entered the night ready to shock the SEC world but instead they confirmed what the experts have been saying all season: that UK’s record is a byproduct of its schedule.

Continue reading …
Matthew Mitchell performs for UK Hoops fans

kerpenbeck@kykernel.com Over the years, the Big Blue Nation has shown its love and appreciation for the UK Hoops program and its head coach Matthew Mitchell. And for good reason, considering the team has made the NCAA Tournament for five straight seasons, with three Elite Eight appearances in that span. But as Mitchell was introduced during […]

Continue reading …

The electricity rippled through Rupp Arena Friday night as the annual men’s and women’s UK basketball showcase commonly known as Big Blue Madness kicked off the start of the 2014-15 UK college basketball season.

Continue reading …
The Edge: UK readies for physical test against LSU

By Josh Huff jhuff@kykernel.com Three factors will determine the outcome come this Saturday when UK clashes with SEC rival LSU down in Death Valley: the battle between the lines, the winner of the turnover margin and UK receiver Ryan Timmons’ impact. Running backs vs. defense The most intriguing matchup will be between the play of […]

Continue reading …
UK looks to dig themselves out of late-season hole

  kerpenbeck@kykernel.com Before the start of its three-game homestand last weekend, UK women’s soccer found itself in a deep hole regarding its NCAA Tournament hopes. With three of its next six games against ranked opponents, the Cats needed a quick response if they wanted to continue to play for postseason contention. Winning 1-0 against then-No. […]

Continue reading …
O’Neill small in size, big on leadership

O’Neill was the most valuable player for the Cats during the 2013-14 season, leading the team in scoring with 12.6 points per game and 3-point field goals made with 55.

Continue reading …

Winning has become a tradition for UK Hoops. In fact, any season that doesn’t end in at least an NCAA Tournament appearance would come off as a failure, given the fact that the Cats have made it to the tournament the last five years.

Continue reading …
Page 1 of 86123Next ›Last »