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Reflecting the past

When students look into the pool at swimming and diving meets this year, there will be a new reflection to replace the one of former UK diving coach Mike Lyden. Ted Hautau will face the daunting task this year of replacing a legendary coach. Hautau was hired as the new diving coach, replacing Lyden, who […]

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UK’s offense preparing for daunting task

If you see junior cornerback Trevard Lindley walking around in garnet and black this week, don’t panic. Lindley isn’t looking to transfer, to anyone’s knowledge, and he isn’t supporting his favorite team — he’s just helping out UK’s young receiving corps. “It does help,” UK offensive coordinator Joker Philips said. “Trevard is a top defensive […]

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Goalie finds escape on the soccer field for the Cats

By Alex Risen UK women’s soccer sophomore goalie Sydney Hiance has been stuck between the pipes ever since the fourth grade. She tried other sports growing up, but her love for soccer grew stronger. “I don’t know what I’d do without soccer because it is a great escape from everything else. I can just go […]

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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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