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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats head coach John Calipari coaches his team from the sideline during the UK vs. Tennessee basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 107-79. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky mens basketball unveils full 2022-2023 schedule

Cole Parke, Sports Editor October 4, 2022

The Kentucky mens basketball team officially revealed its 2022-2023 schedule on Tuesday, formally showing all the matchups the Wildcats will have this season. The reveal was the culmination after several...

Belushi Speed Ball: A must-see local act

Belushi Speed Ball: A must-see local act

Grace Medley, Reporter October 3, 2022

Whether they’re playing cornhole with ravioli bags or showering a skatepark with foam cannons, Louisville’s Belushi Speed Ball knows how to put on a show. If you’ve never had the pleasure of seeing...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Eythor Bjorgolfsson (9) pushes the ball upfield during the University of Kentucky vs. Notre Dame mens soccer game on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 1-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 5 Kentucky defeats No. 10 Louisville 3-2 in first ranked win of the season

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 7, 2022

No. 5 Kentucky (4-0) defeated No. 10 Louisville (3-1) 3-2 on Tuesday, earning its first ranked win of the season. Prior to the matchup Kentucky had not allowed a single goal against, having outscored...

Kentucky Wildcats infielder Jake Plastiak (26) prepares to take a pitch during the UK vs. Morehead State baseball game on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 7-5. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky drops third straight in 4-2 loss at Louisville

Ian Alvano April 20, 2022

Kentucky fought until the last pitch in its 4-2 defeat at Louisville on Tuesday night.   The loss brings UK to only five games above .500 sitting at a 21-16 (5-10 SEC) record for the year. No. 13 Louisville...

Kentucky Wildcat freshman Stephanie Schoonover (23) pitches during the UK vs. Morehead State game on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Cropp Softball Stadium in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 13-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Schoonover tosses no-hitter as Cats blank Louisville 9-0

Ian Alvano April 13, 2022

The Wildcats improved to 28-9 (8-4 Southeastern Conference) on the year with their dominant 9-0 victory over the Cardinals in Louisville on Tuesday.   No. 12 Kentucky has been playing well as of late,...

Kenny Payne talks to guard Charles Matthews on the sidelines during the UK vs. Mississippi State mens basketball game on Jan. 20, 2015, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Taylor Pence | Staff

Column: The state of college hoops in Kentucky is shifting, and it’s not in favor of UK

Hunter Shelton March 18, 2022

The state of mens college basketball in Kentucky is subject to undergo a dramatic shift in the lead up to next season. Yes, the season isn't entirely over for the Bluegrass. Murray State will attempt...

Kentucky hockey out-scored 12-9; swept by Louisville

Cole Parke January 27, 2022

Kentucky hockey was out-scored 12-9 in back-to-back losses against the Louisville Cardinals on Jan. 22.The two-game series took place entirely on Saturday, with the first contest in Lexington beginning...

Kentucky swimmers compete in the Blue and White Meet on Friday, Sept. 24, 2021, at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky mens and women’s swimming and diving drop meet against Louisville

Scott Clarke January 22, 2022

Despite breaking three records in the annual Battle of the Bluegrass in Louisville on Saturday, the No. 14 Kentucky womens swimming and diving team dropped a 174-126 decision to the No. 11 Cardinals, while...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) gives the “L’s down” signal after scoring a touchdown during the UK vs. Louisville football game on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, at Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Cats or Cards? Kentucky faces Louisville five times in one week

Cole Parke January 20, 2022

In the world of college athletics there are few rivalries more passionate than those that occur in-state. Of those in-state rivalries, very few are as contentious as Kentucky against Louisville.The teams...

Kentucky women’s golf ties 4-4 with Louisville in Battle for the Bluegrass

Hunter Shelton January 18, 2022

The Battle of the Bluegrass failed to find a winner in Naples, Florida on Tuesday.  Kentucky womens golf tied Louisville 4-4 in a head-to-head match to open the Spring 2022 season.  Since the Cardinals...

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