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By Clark Brooks The No. 3 UK rifle team is familiar with pressure. When the difference between winning and losing a match can be based on a shot no less than a millimeter out of place, dealing with pressure is important, and just part of rifling. The Cats have thrived under important situations, finishing in […]

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Gators blocking UK’s title hopes

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For any championship-seeking team, there’s always one opponent that stands in the way. For the UK women’s volleyball team, that team is No. 9 Florida, who the Cats will face off against Friday night in Gainesville, Fla. The Cats will ride a 12-match winning streak into Friday’s game, the longest since head coach Craig Skinner […]

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Out-of-state players flocking to Cats

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By BW Jones There’s one ice rink in the whole city. Youth hockey is nonexistent throughout the state. There’s no room in the budget for scouting or recruiting. No one is ever guaranteed a spot on the team and no scholarships are offered. Despite this, the UK hockey team continues to pull in quality hockey […]

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Transfer finds familiar home at UK

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Last spring, when universities across the state were looking to cut back due to budget restraints, UK junior defender Tim Muessig was in a bind. Muessig, Then a sophomore at Western Kentucky, was one of 15 men’s soccer players who saw WKU’s men’s soccer team get the axe due to a lack of funds. Muessig […]

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Curses are a major theme in sports. The Madden Curse, the Curse of the Billy Goat and the Curse of the Bambino are among the most famous. For the UK football team, there is the curse of Steve Spurrier. In 14 tries, the Cats have never defeated a Spurrier-coached team. Spurrier was 11-0 against the […]

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UK club gets second shot at championship

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UK club gets second shot at championship

Freshman wakeboarder Cameron Steiner placed second overall in the National Wakeboarding League Nationals this past summer. Photo by Allie Garza | Staff By Keith Buckhout Sometimes, the wake is just too much to handle. That was the case for UK’s wakeboarding club last year, having won the club wakeboarding East regional and punching a ticket […]

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UK vs. Alabama: position by position

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Quarterbacks Sophomore Mike Hartline has shown that he has what it takes to manage a game. But no one expects him to win one. Just don’t mess up. John Parker Wilson has seen a renewed career under Nick Saban. Wilson holds almost all of Alabama’s passing records. Hartline doesn’t hold a candle. Adv: Alabama Running […]

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By Alex Risen Before one ball was kicked, UK head coach Warren Lipka explained the reasoning behind scheduling such a tough non-conference slate—to get ready for Southeastern Conference play. After one weekend of conference play, Lipka must feel pretty good about his scheduling strategy. The UK women’s soccer team is tied for second in the […]

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Brazil is known for their soccer. The South American country has produced the likes of Pelé, Ronaldinho, Kaká and Ronaldo. For the UK men’s soccer team, Brazil has produced Marco dos Santos. The 22-year-old junior transfer has already scored three goals, which is second on the team. He was able to make an impressive debut […]

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Cats ready for a trench fight

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Cats ready for a trench fight

As a career offensive lineman, UK (4-0) senior left tackle Garry Williams has spent his entire football career listening to various coaches preach about how games are won “between the trenches.” The cliché is one of football’s most famous ways to describe how important offensive and defensive line play is to a game. But if […]

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