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Walk-off homer blasts Cats over EKU

Only one more strike was needed. In the bottom of the ninth inning against Eastern Kentucky, junior catcher Marcus Nidiffer was facing a one-ball, two-strike count, down a run. Nidiffer kept the Cats alive with a single down the left side. One pitch later, with an unlikely suspect at the plate, the Cats stormed the […]

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Margin of error nearing zero as lowly Georgia topples UK

“Living on a Prayer” rang out from the UK Pep Band with 2:53 remaining in UK’s home court face-off with Georgia on Wednesday night. In those final minutes, the Cats came up short with a 90-85 loss, but the ripples extend beyond a post-game news conference. Now the Cats are sitting, maybe praying, about their […]

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Late game rally puts Cats over Western Michigan

Instead of wreaking havoc on the basketball court, March Madness almost broke through on the baseball diamond. On a frigid day at Cliff Hagan Stadium, the UK baseball team (5-2) came out equally cold, falling behind four runs in the first inning and a half before a big seventh inning gave the Cats a 12-6 […]

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Dunlap, Roddy named second-team All-SEC

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UK sophomore forward Victoria Dunlap and senior center Eleia Roddy were voted Second-Team All-Southeastern Conference by league coaches on Tuesday. Dunlap led the team with 12.4 points per game, 34 blocks and 84 steals. She also led the conference in rebounding, with 8.9 rebounds per game. She was a preseason Second-Team All-SEC selection and was […]

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Baseball game canceled

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UK baseball canceled its game on Monday against Western Michigan due to inclement weather. They will now face each other on Tuesday at 4 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium. The Cats were originally scheduled to host Wright State on Tuesday, but the Raiders are unable to travel from Dayton, Ohio due to snow. Western Michigan […]

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Rusin strikes out 12, Cats win big

When Chris Rusin settles in, he really settles in. In a 15-4 win for the UK baseball team (4-2) over Western Michigan, the senior left-handed pitcher from Canton, Mich., set a new career-high in strikeouts with 12 in five innings of work. The 12 strikeouts are the most by a UK pitcher in a game […]

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UK Hoops eligible for postseason play after win

Junior guard Amani Franklin scored a career-high 28 points, made all four of her 3-point attempts and added seven rebounds to lead the UK women’s basketball team to a 70-53 win over South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. The Cats made 51 percent of their shots from the field, their best mark yet in Southeastern Conference […]

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Like telephone operators, UK and No. 18 Louisiana State spent Saturday afternoon at Rupp Arena making switches. Back and forth, the teams swapped the lead while switching out starters and reserves, creating mismatched defensive assignments and unusual matchups in the process. At the game’s end, LSU got the final word. In a close game featuring […]

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Sophomore A.J. Stewart has had an eventful week off the court because of an uneventful stretch on it. Stewart, apparently unhappy with his lack of playing time, quit the team upon returning to Lexington after Wednesday’s 77-59 loss to South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. UK head coach Billy Gillispie said Stewart had an outburst directed […]

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UK Hoops’ comeback falls flat on Senior Night

While saying goodbye to seniors Eleia Roddy, Jenn’e Jackson, and Carly Ormerod on Senior Night at Memorial Coliseum, the same old faces weren’t the only familiar sights for Cat fans. The UK women’s basketball team (14-14, 4-9 Southeastern Conference) shot an SEC-low 31.3 percent from the field before falling to the Lady Bulldogs (15-12, 6-7 […]

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