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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats guard TyTy Washington Jr. (3) celebrates a teammate’s three pointer during the UK vs Georgia men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 92-77. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

TyTy Washington drafted No. 29 overall by Memphis Grizzlies

Cole Parke, Sports Editor June 23, 2022

Kentucky freshman TyTy Washington Jr. became the second Wildcat to hear his name called in the 2022 NBA Draft, being selected No. 22 overall by the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday. Washington becomes...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Shaedon Sharpe sits on the bench during warmups before the UK vs Georgia men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 92-77. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Shaedon Sharpe drafted No. 7 overall by Trail Blazers

Cole Parke, Sports Editor June 23, 2022

Kentucky guard Shaedon Sharpe was drafted No. 7 overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday, making him the first Wildcat to hear his name called in this year's draft. Sharpe’s...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Shaedon Sharpe sits on the bench during warmups before the UK vs Georgia men’s basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 8, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 92-77. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Shaedon Sharpe officially leaves Kentucky for NBA Draft

Cole Parke June 1, 2022

The “will-he-won’t-he” saga of Shaedon Sharpe has officially come to a close with the guard announcing he intends to remain in the 2022 NFL Draft, where he is still projected to be a top 10 pick. While...

Kentucky basketball legend Reggie Warford dies at 67

Kentucky basketball legend Reggie Warford dies at 67

Cole Parke May 26, 2022

Kentucky basketball legend Reggie Warford died at the age of 67 at his home on Thursday morning. Warford had battled numerous health issues in the years leading up to his passing, ultimately passing surrounded...

Liam Draxl celebrates winning a set during the UK vs. Virginia tennis match on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 4-2.

Kentucky comes up short in NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

Cole Parke May 22, 2022

Kentucky mens tennis fell short in the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship on Sunday, effectively concluding the deepest tournament run in program history. The Wildcats made history in two straight...

UK earns a date to the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

UK earns a date to the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

Cole Parke May 21, 2022

  Kentucky mens tennis continues to improve upon its historic season, earning a spot in the NCAA National Championship game for the first time in program history on Saturday. The win came just two...

Gabriel Diallo celebrates with his doubles partner during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky secures spot in Final Four for first time in program history

Cole Parke May 19, 2022

No. 8 Kentucky mens tennis defeated No. 1 TCU in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, securing a bid to the Final Four for the first time in program history. Since finishing the regular...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. (24) waits to warm up before the UK football spring game on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Chris Rodriguez Jr. arrested by campus police on Sunday

Cole Parke May 8, 2022

Kentucky running back Chris Rodriguez Jr. was arrested by UK campus police for driving under the influence and reckless driving on Sunday.Along with the charges on his arrest records, Rodriguez also received...

Kentucky Wildcats outfielder Adam Fogel (55) catches a fly ball during the UK vs. Bellarmine baseball game on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky drubbed 9-1 by Florida in rainy onslaught in Gainesville

Scott Clarke May 1, 2022

Kentucky dropped the second game of its series 9-1 against Florida in Gainesville on Saturday, dropping the Cats to a 23-20 overall record and a 6-14 record in SEC play.The game, originally supposed to...

Kentucky earns much-needed win over Dayton in Lexington

Julia Keener May 1, 2022

The Kentucky Wildcats (23-18) crushed the Dayton Flyers (28-12) on Tuesday, April 26 with ease, winning 12-1.After losing a tough series against Vanderbilt the weekend prior, beating the Flyers was just...

UK T&F finds multiple victories at Drake Relays

Aaron Benjamin May 1, 2022

The UK Track and Field team competed in the Drake Relays from Thursday, April 28 to Saturday, May 1. Both the men and the women competed in several events from the 200m to javelin. The competition was...

Kentucky pitcher Izzy Harrison (42) pitches during the UK vs. Oklahoma softball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Oklahoma won 9-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 11 Kentucky drops senior day game against Mississippi State, losing 6-2

Ian Alvano May 1, 2022

UK was unable to fight back from an early deficit to take the series versus Mississippi State on Saturday, losing 6-2 on senior day.No. 11 Kentucky falls to .500 in conference play with a 32-15 (10-10...

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