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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky players stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

PREVIEW: Kentucky faces SEC foe Texas A&M in Men’s College World Series

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 17, 2024

After winning its first game in the Men’s College World Series, Kentucky baseball is set to take on Texas A&M in a winner's bracket matchup. Despite both teams being in the SEC, the game will...

Third baseman Mitchell Daly throws to first base after fielding a ground ball. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

Mitchell Daly propels Kentucky baseball to first ever Men’s College World Series victory

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 17, 2024

With his walk-off home run swing in the bottom of the tenth inning in the Men's College World Series, Kentucky baseball third baseman Mitchell Daly went from underrated to undeniable. While the...

Kentucky infielder Mitchell Daly throws the ball during the Kentucky vs Lipscomb baseball game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky won 7-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

WALK OFF: Kentucky baseball wins first game in Men’s College World Series

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 17, 2024

Kentucky baseball (46-14) won in dramatic fashion against NC State (38-22) by a score of 5-4 in its first game in the Men’s College World Series. In the bottom of the tenth inning with two outs...

Kentucky Pitcher Robert Hogan delivers a pitch to home plate. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

PREVIEW: Kentucky baseball set to face NC State in first Men’s College World Series appearance

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 15, 2024

Kentucky baseball is set to take on NC State in its first game in program history in the Men's College World Series. The Bat Cats find themselves in Omaha after defeating Oregon State in the first...

Kentucky pitcher Johnny Hummel celebrates after striking out the last batter sending Kentucky to the College World Series. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

THREE OUTS: Kentucky baseball makes history in NCAA Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 15, 2024

As James McCoy was thrown out for the final out of the top of ninth, it meant that Oregon State was down to the final three outs of its season while Kentucky baseball was three outs away from history. There...

Willie Cauley-Stein looks to pass during the Sacramento Kings game against the Washington Wizards on Saturday, October 15, 2016 in Lexington, Ky.

Everything you need to know about The Basketball Tournament

Tyler Russell, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter June 13, 2024

The Basketball Tournament is returning this summer for its eleventh annual go-around and Kentucky’s newly hatched squad, La Familia, will be making its inaugural appearance. For those unaware what...

Mark Pope cheers at his introductory press conference as the new head coach of Kentucky men’s basketball on Sunday, April 14, 2024, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Kentucky men’s basketball to face Clemson in second annual SEC/ACC Challenge

Tyler Russell, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter June 12, 2024

CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported on Wednesday afternoon that Kentucky men’s basketball will travel to Clemson, South Carolina, to take on the Clemson Tigers in the second annual SEC/ACC Challenge...

Kentucky players hold up NCAA trophy after their victory over Oregon State. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

OMACATS: Kentucky baseball punches its ticket to Omaha for first time ever

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 11, 2024

Kentucky baseball (45-14, 22-8 SEC) defeated Oregon State (45-16, 19-10 PAC-12) by a score of 3-2 to advance to the Men’s College World Series for the first time in program history. “My heart...

Kentucky Pitcher Ryan Hagenow delivers a pitch to home plate. Kentucky beat Oregon State 3-2 to win the Lexington Super Regional and advance to the 2024 College World Series on Monday, June 10, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Cole Parke | Staff

Kentucky baseball shuts out Oregon State 10-0 in game one of Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 11, 2024

Kentucky baseball (44-14, 22-8) used dominant pitching to defeat Oregon State (45-15, 19-10 PAC-12) by a score of 10-0 in game one of the Lexington Super Regional. With the win, the Wildcats are one...

Kentucky infielder Nick Lopez scores at home during the Kentucky vs Lipscomb baseball game on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky won 7-4. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

PREVIEW: Kentucky prepares to host first Super Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 8, 2024

It's officially Super Regionals week in college baseball, which means Kentucky baseball will take on Oregon State in the first ever Lexington Super Regional with a trip to Omaha, Nebraska, for the College...

Kentucky pitcher Robert Hogan pitches the ball during the Kentucky vs Tennessee baseball game on Saturday, April 20, 2024 at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky lost 4-9. Photo by Sydney Yonker | Staff

Robert Hogan propels Kentucky baseball bullpen in pivotal postseason

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 7, 2024

As the regular season gave way to the postseason for Kentucky baseball, few have stepped up the way Robert Hogan has out of the bullpen. “This place is unreal,” Hogan said. “There's no place...

Kentucky infielder Ryan Nicholson swings during the Kentucky vs Louisville baseball game on Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Jim Patterson Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky won 17-13. Photo by Isaiah Pinto | Staff

Kentucky players honored with All Tournament Team placements after Lexington Regional

Jonathon Bruner, Baseball Beat Leader June 6, 2024

Following the conclusion of the Lexington Regional -- swept by the hosting Kentucky Wildcats -- a host of home players were honored with All Tournament Team honors. The most notable of these was...

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