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Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky mens basketball head coach John Calipari talks to fans during an open practice and telethon benefitting flood victims in Eastern Kentucky at Rupp Arena on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Calipari announces home-and-home series against Gonzaga

Cole Parke, Sports Editor August 2, 2022

Kentucky mens basketball head coach John Calipari announced Tuesday that Kentucky will challenge reigning No. 1 overall seeded Gonzaga in November. Calipari promised a “big announcement” prior to...

The Kentucky mens basketball team will hold a telethon and open practice on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, to benefit those impacted by flooding across eastern Kentucky. Via Twitter

Kentucky mens basketball telethon to benefit those impacted by Eastern Kentucky flooding

Ian Alvano August 1, 2022

The UK mens basketball team will host a telethon and an open practice on Tuesday, Aug. 2, to benefit the people of Eastern Kentucky who have been affected by the floods.  The telethon will air on LEX...

The Kentucky State Capitol dome breaks through the morning fog in Frankfort, Ky. on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. Photo by Martha McHaney | Staff

The real division in Kentucky

Brooklyn Kelley January 27, 2022

Moving to Lexington to attend the University of Kentucky might as well have been like moving to a whole other part of America, even though I only live a few counties away, and I grew up coming here to...

Kentucky Wildcat Ryan Ritter (47) dives to catch a pop fly during the UK vs. Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 12-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Comeback Cats top Colonels 7-6 with Ritter’s RBI Double

Eric Decker April 27, 2021

Four more series stacked up against some of the best teams in the nation remain until the regular season concludes and the Kentucky Wildcats head to Hoover. Despite Tuesday’s 7-6 late comeback victory...

Kentucky Wildcat Autumn Humes (7) slides into home plate during the UK vs. Eastern Kentucky game on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky prevents upset after Humes’ clutch pitching

Barkley Truax March 16, 2021

Kentucky defeated Eastern Kentucky 6-5 in the home opener of the season for the Wildcats Tuesday night, improving to 21-2 on the season.Kentucky’s fourth game in five days, the Wildcats went into this...

Kentucky Wildcat Austin Shultz (2) celebrates a three base hit during the University of Kentucky vs. Eastern Kentucky University baseball game on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-3 Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Wildcats now 5-0 after beating Eastern Kentucky

Kennedy Whitby March 3, 2021

Coming off a 9-3 win vs. Milwaukee on Saturday, Kentucky aimed to continue its unbeaten start against nearby Eastern Kentucky. The Wildcats wasted little time in their conquest, starting off the first...

Family photo, Johnson County, circa 1950s. Hannah Wests Mawmaw is pictured in the center.

Mountain Plea

Hannah West March 4, 2020

Recently I was driving through Eastern Kentucky, a drive I make often to visit family. For years I have driven or ridden through the gentle mountains and stared out the window of the car. I have seen the...

McAfee Knob in Virginia, Mount Katahdin, Maine, and the Grayson Highlands of Virginia are three of the multiple landmarks Wright encountered along the Appalachian Trail. 

Venture into Appalachia

Will Wright March 4, 2020

The driveway that leads from Route 15 to Riverside Park in Whitesburg is easy to miss.It peels off from the main road and leads down to a gravel parking lot cozied up along the bank of the North Fork Kentucky...

Kentucky junior forward Nick Richards takes a shot during the game against Eastern Kentucky on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 91-49. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Richards posts second 20-point career game in win over EKU

November 9, 2019

If you follow Kentucky basketball, then you know how much of a Nick Richards fan UK head coach John Calipari is. And you also know how much Cal has preached about Richards’ confidence skyrocketing since...

Kentucky senior Katie Reed prepares to catch a ball during the game against Miami University (OH) on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at John Cropp Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 9-1. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky softball closes road trip with win over EKU

Mohammad Ahmad April 3, 2019

The No. 22 UK softball team (23-13, 7-5 SEC) moved on from its road series loss against the Arkansas Razorbacks this past weekend by defeating the Eastern Kentucky University Colonels (18-14, 5-3 OVC)...

Ellen Hyde

Ellen Hyde and her family will never forget

Rick Childress February 5, 2019

Ellen Hyde saw something, said something and feels that she’s still suffering for it. “I have anxiety on a good day," Hyde said in June 2018. "It got significantly worse. Especially this past semester....

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