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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcat sophomore Rylea Smith (19) dives and misses a catch during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Georgia softball game on Monday, April 12, 2021, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 5-2. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK opens fall ball season defeating Louisville 5-4

Barkley Truax September 19, 2021

Who’s ready for some fall ball?Kentucky took the field against in-state rival Louisville, winning in comeback fashion 5-4 just 16 weeks after ending their season against Alabama in the 2021 NCAA Super...

Liam Draxl returns a hit 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

Liam Draxl’s season ended in national semifinals

Hunter Shelton May 27, 2021

Thursday would mark the end of a star-studded sophomore season for Kentucky’s Liam Draxl.After making comeback after comeback, No. 1 Draxl would fall in a three-set bout to No. 6 Sam Riffice of Florida,...

Kentucky sophomore forward EJ Montgomery gets excited in the huddle before the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Complete (18)0: Kentucky rallies to defeat Florida in Gainesville

Braden Ramsey March 7, 2020

My, how the turn tables.Just five days after giving up a 17-point lead versus Tennessee, Kentucky one-upped the Vols by climbing back from an 18-point second-half deficit to knock off Florida 71-70 on...

Kentucky redshirt senior guard Sabrina Haines celebrates a three pointer made by junior forward Tatyana Wyatt during the game against Auburn on Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 68-61. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky defeats Auburn in ‘We Back Pat’ game

Eric Decker January 27, 2020

It's often said how sports can transcend past a game and into society, working as a coping mechanism. Monday was a prime example of that.The game was already set to be a commemorative night. No. 13 Kentucky...

Kentucky sophomore guard Rhyne Howard shoots a free throw during the game against Texas A&M on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 76-54. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Late comeback effort falls short in Kentucky’s loss to LSU

Eric Decker January 19, 2020

Kentucky’s last-ditch attempt for a comeback came up unfruitful in an overall struggling performance in Baton Rouge.The No. 11 Wildcats fell to LSU 65-59 as the two tipped off the 9th annual SEC “We...

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For presidential candidates, being a good debater should be part of the job description

Natalie Vincent October 16, 2019

The CNN/New York Times Democratic Presidential Debate on Tuesday night, with twelve competing candidates, was the largest primary debate in U.S. history—and it was certainly interesting.Candidates pinned...

Kentucky sophomore Coltyn Kessler swings and misses during a game against Canisius College on Friday, Mar. 1, 2019, in Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

UK baseball comeback comes up short against Georgia

Hailey Peters March 30, 2019

To finish their weekend series against the No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs, the Kentucky Wildcats hosted the tiebreaker game early Saturday morning. After 10 long innings, the Cats dropped the game 10-8, pushing...

Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro makes a layup during the game against Arkansas on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Chase Phillips | Staff

Herro paves the way for a comeback win over Arkansas

February 27, 2019

If any night warrants corny, overused jokes about Tyler Herro being a hero, tonight’s the one. In Kentucky’s 70-66 comeback win over the Arkansas Razorbacks, Herro totaled a career-high 29 points,...

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