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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

University of Kentucky senior Erin Rethlake slides into second base during their home opener against the University of Dayton on Thursday, March 1, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

UK softball looks to keep momentum going against Louisville

Braden Ramsey April 3, 2018

After securing a 10-0 victory against the EKU Colonels on Tuesday, UK’s No. 19-ranked softball team will look to get another win on Wednesday when they host arch-rival Louisville.The Cardinals, who have...

Infielder Luke Heyer stands on second base during the game against WKU on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky won the game 4-3. Photo by Hunter Mitchell.

Heyer’s grand slam propels the Cats’ win over EKU

Charlee Schaefer March 6, 2018

On Tuesday, the UK baseball team won its eighth straight game with a 16-5 victory over EKU. With the win, the Cats are now 12-1 on the season, the best start the club has had since they won 22 games...

Kentucky Wildcats receiver Lynn Bowden runs up field during the open practice at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff

Lynn Bowden primed for breakout performance after early struggles

September 13, 2017

Lynn Bowden has been down a long, windy road leading to where he is now.When Bowden first arrived to fall training a week late, he was tasked with learning the playbook and catching up to the others on...

The University of Kentucky Wildcats celebrate after a touchdown during the game against EKU on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated EKU 27 to 16. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

UK’s offense could be returning to form after Saturday’s performance

September 9, 2017

After UK Football’s season opening win against Southern Miss, many questions surrounded the offense after an underwhelming performance.However, after Saturday’s 27-16 win over Eastern Kentucky, the...

Stephen Johnson #15 of the Kentucky Wildcats looks at space before rushing for a touchdown during the game against EKU on Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Lexington, Ky. Kentucky defeated EKU 27-16. Photo by Carter Gossett | Staff

Saturday’s game showed who the starting quarterback is for UK

Matt Donaldson September 9, 2017

Coming off of an up and down performance that ultimately lead to a 27-16 win, the Kentucky Wildcats seem to have finally resolved their starting quarterback issue. Quarterback Stephen Johnson got the initial...

Head coach Mark Stoops of the Kentucky Wildcats yells a command at his team during the first half of the TaxSlayer Bowl against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at EverBank Field on Saturday, December 31, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida. Photo by Michael Reaves | Staff.

Cats almost completely healthy heading into EKU

September 7, 2017

For the final time before UK takes the field against Eastern Kentucky, head coach Mark Stoops spoke with media about the week’s preparation heading into Saturday’s game.“It’s been a good solid...

Eastern Kentucky faces University of Kentucky during the game against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. Kentucky defeated Eastern Kentucky 34-27 in overtime. Photo by Lexi Baskin | Staff

Colonels led by senior leadership and Preseason All-OVC selections

September 6, 2017

Coming off a 31-17 loss to Western Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky will seek to bounce back and get their first win of the season over UK this Saturday.Kentucky has a 4-0 all-time record versus EKU. Their last...

Kentucky Wildcats defensive coordinator Matt House coaches the defense during the open practice at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility on Saturday, August 5, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff

Matt House’s biggest priority against EKU is to stop the run

September 6, 2017

Going into every game UK Football plays in this season, defensive coordinator Matt House will likely have the same game plan, stopping their opponent’s run game.Even heading into the game against Eastern...

Offensive coordinator, Eddie Gran during the UK Football annual spring football game at Commonwealth Stadium. Saturday, April 16, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Joel Repoley | Staff.

Offense knows what mistakes it has to fix before facing EKU

Chris Leach September 5, 2017

Despite getting the win, one of the main takeaways from UK Football’s season opening win was the lackluster performance from the offense. Offensive coordinator Eddie Gran and select offensive players...

UK linebacker Jordan Jones attempts to tackle EKU cornerback Stanley Absanon during the University of Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky University homecoming football game on Sunday, October 4, 2015 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Cameron Sadler | Staff File Photo

EKU head coach impressed by UK’s defense

Chris Leach September 4, 2017

This morning, Eastern Kentucky University football head coach Mark Elder spoke with media about their upcoming game against Kentucky this Saturday, and Elder had a lot of praise for their opponent. Coming...

Kentucky linebackers Jordan Jones and Josh Allen celebrate after a tackle during the game against Georgia on Saturday, November 5, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

UK football looks to keep rolling against Eastern Kentucky

AJ Harris September 4, 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 9 at noon, the UK football team will look to move to 2-0 on the season against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels who are 0-1 on the season.The Cats are coming off of a good season opener...

Head coach Mark Stoops waves to the crowd after the game against Austin Peay on Saturday, November 19, 2016 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Hunter Mitchell | Staff

Mark Stoops knows the offense must improve before Saturday’s game

Chris Leach September 4, 2017

As UK Football gets ready for their home-opener against Eastern Kentucky, Mark Stoops made it known in his Monday press conference that the Cats need to improve before the Colonels come to town.EKU lost...

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