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Three second half goals lift men’s soccer

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Three second half goals lift men’s soccer

By Clark Brooks The No. 20 UK men’s soccer team came from behind Sunday afternoon to defeat the UNC-Asheville Bulldogs 3-1 despite sloppy field conditions at the UK Soccer Complex. After a scoreless first half from both teams, UNC-Asheville broke the deadlock with a goal from Bryan Bartels in the 51st minute, and the Bulldogs […]

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Cats remain perfect in conference play, sweeping Arkansas

By T.J. Walker UK rocked Arkansas on Sunday as it continued to roll through Southeastern Conference play. The Cats (13-1, 3-0) swept SEC West foe Arkansas (25-18, 25-23, 25-21) for their third straight win and the team’s third straight sweep. UK hasn’t lost a set in conference play. “It’s exciting. I think more importantly it’s […]

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UK v. Florida post-game news conference

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After losing 41-7 to the No. 1 ranked Florida Gators, UK head coach Rich Brooks addressed the press during the post-game news conference.

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[SLIDESHOW] UK vs. Florida live blog

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The Cats take on the No. 1 Gators at 6 p.m. Saturday, with plenty of questions in the balance. Is Tim Tebow 100 percent healthy? Will the rain play a factor? Follow beat writer Ben Jones and columnist Kenny Colston below as they provide commentary and updates through the game, broadcast on ESPN 2. UK […]

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Ridge Wilson reinstated to football team

Freshman linebacker Ridge Wilson, who has been charged with and pleaded not guilty to fourth-degree assault, has been reinstated to the UK football team as of Saturday, UK head coach Rich Brooks announced in a news release. “Ridge Wilson has been reinstated to full status with the University of Kentucky football program,” Brooks said in […]

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Stacey Poole commits to UK

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By Nick Craddock The UK men’s basketball team picked up their first verbal commitment for the class of 2010 on Thursday, in a live announcement on ESPNU. Four-star recruit Stacey Poole, the No. 4 small forward prospect in the country and the No. 27 prospect overall, according to Rivals.com, chose UK over Southeastern Conference foe […]

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Gillispie offered plea deal

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Former UK men’s basketball coach Billy Gillispie has been offered a plea bargain, Gillispie’s attorney said. William Patrick could not talk about the intricacies of the plea deal offered to his client by Anderson County attorney Bobbi Jo Lewis. Patrick said the Kentucky Rules of Professional Attorneys don’t allow him to. Patrick said plea bargains […]

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The UK men’s basketball team has committed five secondary violations within the last year according to documents shown from an open records request filed by the Kernel in accordance to the Kentucky Open Records Act. The violations occurred under former men’s basketball head coach Billy Gillispie’s tenure, along with current head coach John Calipari. The […]

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What Derrick Locke starts, Derrick Locke finishes. UK’s speedy junior tailback set the tone for the Cats in Saturday’s 31-27 win over archrival Louisville on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. From his 100-yard kickoff return to his special teams fumble to a go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter, the Cats went as Locke did. “I can […]

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Cats fall 1-0 in overtime to Marshall

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Cats fall 1-0 in overtime to Marshall

By Clark Brooks After 101 minutes of scoreless soccer, Marshall finally defeated No. 22 UK on a golden goal by senior defender Dustin Dawes. The sloppy conditions lead to both squads trying to keep the ball off the ground, causing more jump ball opportunities. After one half of play, UK and Marshall went into the […]

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