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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky pitcher Kennedy Sullivan (8) 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

Bats wake up late as Kentucky rallies past EKU 10-7

Aaron Benjamin April 21, 2022

Kentucky won its matchup with Eastern Kentucky 10-7 on Wednesday night in comeback fashion, as the Wildcats claimed the in-state matchup. The game was held at Gertrude Hood Field in Richmond, Kentucky...

Kentuckys Jordyn Rhodes (30) reacts after not getting a foul call from the referee during the University of Kentucky vs. University of Dayton womens soccer game on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK tied with Dayton 0-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK women’s soccer win second in a row, defeats EKU 6-0

Jaron Centers September 9, 2021

UK Women’s Soccer proved dominant once again defeating EKU 6-0, improving to 4-1-2 on the season.The Colonels had no answer for the ’Cats, as four players found themselves scoring Thursday afternoon...

Kentucky senior Katie Reed hits the ball and makes it to first base 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

UK softball run-rules EKU in regular season home finale

Mohammad Ahmad April 24, 2019

The No. 22 UK softball team (30-18, 12-9 SEC) won its final regular season home game in statement fashion in a 10-2 run-rule victory over in-state rival Eastern Kentucky University Colonels (26-16, 12-4...

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)...

University of Kentucky freshman Carson Coleman pitches during the game against Louisville on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats prepped for season opener in Kentucky Proud Park

Madison Dennis February 26, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats and the Eastern Kentucky Colonels baseball teams are set to play in the new Kentucky Proud Park for the first time this season. The Wildcats are hoping to bounce back after a loss...

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....

Congressman Andy Barr and President Donald Trump exit the stage together during the make America great again rally on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at Alumni Coliseum in Richmond, Ky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

‘We are going to win, win, win.’ Trump rallies Kentuckians for Barr

Jacob Eads October 13, 2018

It was all about protecting “Kentucky values” Saturday night as President Donald Trump and a slew of incumbent Republicans joined a coliseum of hollering Kentuckians for a campaign rally in the heart...

Trump supporters who were unable to gain entry to the rally watch President Donald Trumps speech on a large screen in the parking lot outside Alumni Coliseum. President Donald Trump held a rally in support of congressional candidate Andy Barr on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Hundreds unable to enter Trump rally due to space limits, still ‘thrilled’ to be there

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Hundreds of Trump supporters were turned away from entering the Trump rally for Andy Barr when Alumni Coliseum reached maximum capacity around 5:30 p.m. Saturday.Those who were turned away...

Anti-Trump protestors hold signs and chant across the street from Alumni Coliseum. President Donald Trump held a rally in support of congressional candidate Andy Barr on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Protestors gather outside at EKU as Trump stumps for Barr inside arena

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Demonstrators began gathering off Eastern Bypass across from the Alumni Coliseum around 2 p.m. on Saturday ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit to Eastern Kentucky University’s campus.Hundreds...

Teresa Ball, a McCurry county native, waits in line for President Donald Trumps rally on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, outside Alumni Coliseum on Eastern Kentucky Universitys campus in Richmond, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Supporters gather at EKU in anticipation of Trump’s visit

Sarah Ladd October 13, 2018

RICHMOND— Crowds wearing red “MAGA” hats and paraphernalia populated the parking lot in front of Alumni Coliseum on Eastern Kentucky University’s campus as early as Friday night in anticipation...

Abbi Woodcock screams at EKU fans after a Kentucky goal during the game against EKU on Saturday, January 20, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. The Cats were defeated 6-5. Photo by Rick Childress | Staff

Turf war: Rival hockey fans out-yell each other for home-ice advantage

Rick Childress January 20, 2018

Left of center ice, the crowd was a sea of blue. To the right it was all maroon.“U-K sucks, U-K sucks, U-K sucks,” the maroon EKU crowd chanted in unison after EKU scored its first goal of Friday night’s...

C-CERT members react to a victim trapped under debris during the Campus Community Emergency Response Team exercise near Kirwan IV on south campus on Thursday, November 9, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. The UK Police Department’s Division of Crisis Management & Preparedness offers the C-Cert training for UK faculty and staff. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

C-CERT exercise simulated earthquake with injuries on campus

November 9, 2017

An earthquake rocked Lexington on Thursday afternoon.Or at least it did during the Campus Community Emergency Response Team exercise that took place in and around Kirwan IV on south campus.The UK Police...

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