The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats junior forward Nick Richards (4) dunks the ball during Kentucky’s game against Michigan State as part of the State Farm Champions Classic on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. UK won 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats in The Garden: A look into Kentucky’s history at Madison Square Garden

Cole Parke November 4, 2021

Kentucky basketball opens their regular season on Nov. 9, looking to right all of the wrongs that occurred in their abysmal 2020-21 campaign. Standing in the Cats’ way on opening night of the 2021-22...

Mary Tucker. UK Rifle v Akron. Photo by Hannah Phillips | UK Athletics

UK wins first rifle meet of the season over Morehead State

Barkley Truax October 13, 2021

The reigning National Champion Kentucky rifle team started out their 2021-22 season with a victory over Morehead State 4680-4658 last Saturday.Kentucky posted a score of 2330 in smallbore and 2350 in air...

Kentucky Wildcats outside hitter Alli Stumler (17) hits the ball over the net during the UK vs. Ole Miss game on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Humans of UK: Alli Stumler keeps the Cats on top

Jaron Centers September 2, 2021

This is Humans of UK, inspired by the Humans of New York Instagram series by photographer and author Brandon Stanton. This series dives into the individuals of UK as well as their stories, strifes and...

Jensen Castle and her caddie, Tom Moylan, discussed strategy Sunday during the championship match of the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Castle became the first University of Kentucky golfer to win the event. Darren Carroll | USGA

Jensen Castle remains humble after Women’s Amateur title

Barkley Truax August 11, 2021

The numbers didn’t believe she could do it and frankly, neither did she.Jensen Castle went from the 63rd seed, to unlikely champion in the 2021 U.S. Women's Amateur championship Sunday.She only began...

Naomi Osaka deserves kindness

Gillian Stawiszynski June 7, 2021

Naomi Osaka is a tennis legend, to say the least. At only 23 years old, this Japanese professional tennis player is ranked No. 1 by the Women’s Tennis Association, is a four-time Grand Slam singles champion,...

The University Intercollegiate Debate team won the 2019 National Debate Tournament championship, making them only the second team to do so in history. Photo provided by Lincoln Garrett

Debate duo join UK’s running list of national champions

Akhira Umar April 23, 2019

The 2018-2019 school year not only saw the end of UK’s 31-game losing streak against Florida in football, it more recently has seen the end of the 33 years since UK’s last National Debate Tournament...

Sophomore Kendyl Paris and Freshman Alli Stumler get ready to block during the senior night game against Auburn at Memorial Coliseum on Saturday November 24, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky defeated Auburn 3-0. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Cats open NCAA Tournament against Murray State

Hailey Peters November 30, 2018

An interstate matchup is Kentucky volleyball’s first 2018 NCAA Division I tournament opponent. The Murray State Racers are set to face off against the Wildcats Memorial Coliseum on Friday, Nov. 30 at...

Guard Isaiah Briscoe of the Kentucky Wildcats goes for a layup during the State Farm Champions Classic against the Duke Blue Devils at the United Center in Chicago, IL on Tuesday November 17, 2015. Photo by Michael Reaves

The shot heard 26 years later: The history of the Duke-UK rivalry

November 4, 2018

It’s March 28, 1992.George H.W. Bush is the president of the United States, Wayne’s World is one of the most popular movies in the country and you’ve got Pearl Jam playing on the radio.Kentucky and...

Mens basketball head coach John Calipari speaks during Big Blue Madness on Oct. 12, 2018, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

Two things must happen for the Wildcats to win a championship

October 23, 2018

Another season of Kentucky basketball is near, and the standard for the season is what it always is: national champions.In order for that goal to be met, a lot of things will need to swing Kentucky’s...

WWE Superstar Charolette Flair basks in the cheers from the crowd on Sunday, April 1, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Edward Justice | Staff

WrestleMania 34 leaves fans wanting more

Kendall Howard April 13, 2018

The biggest event of the year in sports entertainment transpired the other day. No, I’m not talking about UK announcing its newest recruits. I’m talking about WrestleMania 34.WrestleMania took place...

Load More Stories