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UK looks to defeat familiar foe

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UK looks to defeat familiar foe

For four years, Bobby Petrino was the top dog in the state of Kentucky when it came to college football. His Louisville teams never lost to rival UK and the Cardinals made routine visits to bowl games that UK never had invites to. So when Petrino, in his first year as Arkansas head coach after […]

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Cats face must-win road trip

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By Alex Risen Winning on the road can be a mark of a champion. However, the UK women’s soccer team has gotten off to a slow start in that aspect of their season, losing their first two Southeastern Conference road games to Tennessee and Georgia. Head coach Warren Lipka said winning road games is a […]

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Loss provides untypical reaction

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The road to winning the Southeastern Conference in volleyball still runs through Gainesville, Fla. The Cats, fell 3-2 to Florida in Gainesville in their 38th straight loss to the Gators. Florida has typically been seen as a major roadblock for UK’s hopes of winning an SEC title. The Gators have won 17 straight SEC championships. […]

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Junior keeper is UK’s secret weapon

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By Clark Brooks When opponents pick up their scouting reports, names like senior striker Michael Strong and Hermann Trophy candidate Barry Rice, a junior defender, are most likely the names circled. Junior goalkeeper Dan Williams doesn’t get the same amount of attention as Strong or Rice, but Williams is definitely the guy UK head coach […]

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Cobb excels despite constant moves

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Cobb excels despite constant moves

Most freshmen aren’t expected to make a sudden impact at one position their first year. Almost zero freshmen are expected to be a jack-of-all-trades like the one Randall Cobb is developing into. Cobb has seen time at wide receiver, quarterback and punt returner and is expected to be relied on even more with the loss […]

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Finally starting, injury sidelines senior

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By Alex Risen Senior midfielder Kristin Kover wasn’t happy to be sitting on the bench. After being primarily a reserve in her first three seasons at UK, Kover was no longer content with being a substitute. Sure, Kover has played in most of the women’s soccer team’s games since she’s been at UK, but as […]

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UK brings past into future

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UK brings past into future

UK head coach Billy Gillispie has been described as a workaholic — a man that eats, sleeps and breathes basketball. After Friday’s Big Blue Madness, Gillispie may have earned a new moniker: History buff. As the Cats kicked off the upcoming season at Friday’s festivities, Gillispie’s squad made it clear that their focus is on […]

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Open House

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Cats move event up one week to help draw more recruits You only get one chance to make a strong first impression. Each year, high school basketball recruits from across the country attend Big Blue Madness. For many of those recruits, Madness is their first taste of Rupp Arena and the UK men’s basketball program. […]

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By BW Jones It’s not just about the men anymore. As recently as 2004, the UK women’s basketball team didn’t participate in Big Blue Madness. But improved play by the program and a new philosophy in the athletic department has changed that. Head coach Matthew Mitchell credits UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart and UK President […]

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After long road, horse comes up short of running in Lexington

By Jon Hale Everyone that attends Keeneland dreams of success. For most students the dream is winning a couple bucks off an exacta bet. For others it’s the dream of seeing the horse they own in the winner’s circle. UK graduate Billy Ajello and current UK student Sean Feld purchased Kentuckysoldierboy, a 2-year-old colt, at […]

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