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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky Wildcats defender Robert Screen (2) shoots a penalty kick to secure the third goal during the Kentucky vs. Belmont mens soccer on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Abby Szydlik | Staff

Robert Screen’s free-kick seals victory as the Cats move to seven straight games unbeaten

Luke Fetzer, Staff Writer September 21, 2022

No. 6 Kentucky mens soccer (5-0-2) fought through a second half comeback attempt by No. 21 Lipscomb (5-1-1) to defeat the Bisons 3-2 on Tuesday.  The Cats took an early advantage after forward Eythor...

Former Kentucky Wildcats swimmer Riley Gaines poses for a portrait on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘The problem is not Lia.’ UK swimmer speaks out against NCAA transgender policy

Sarah Michels March 31, 2022

When UK swimmer Riley Gaines tied for fifth with UPenn swimmer Lia Thomas in the 200-yard freestyle at NCAAs, it made national headlines. Thomas, a transgender woman who previously swam for two years on...

William Bolden, more popularly known as Stone Cold Willow, celebrates on State Street in Lexington, Kentucky, after Kentucky mens basketball’s win over the University of Louisville to advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament on March 28, 2014. (David Stephenson/ZUMA Press)

Stone Cold State Street: Will Willow return?

Lindsey Davis March 10, 2022

William Bolden, more popularly known as Stone Cold Willow, is an icon in Lexington, specifically State Street. However, Willow is growing up and branching out.Willow was born in Cincinnati and lived in...

Kentucky Wildcats libero Gabby Curry (12) makes confetti angels after the University of Kentucky vs. Texas NCAA women’s volleyball championship game on Saturday, April 24, 2021, at CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska. UK won 3-1. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UNDAUNTED: Visibility and viewership

Natalie Parks September 16, 2021

Maddie Berezowitz is a UK junior, NCAA Elite 90 award winner and a national champion. She’s also a volleyball fan. And she wants other people to be, too.As Berezowitz and her team progressed through...

Kentucky volleyball head coach Craig Skinner answers a reporters question during a press conference on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK volleyball set to unveil 2020 championship banner Friday night

BarkleyTruax September 2, 2021

“I still get goosebumps thinking about the accomplishments of our program on our team last year,” Kentucky head volleyball coach Craig Skinner said prior to Kentucky’s championship banner reveal.The...

US Supreme Court rules against NCAA, allows student-athletes to be compensated

Hunter Shelton June 21, 2021

In a landmark ruling for the landscape of college athletics, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled against the NCAA on Monday, allowing student athletes to be able to receive unlimited education-related...

Akvilė Paražinskaitė (right) high fives Fiona Arrese (left) after a game winning point during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee women’s tennis match on Sunday, March 28, 2021, at Hillary J. Boone Tennis Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘The exciting part’: UK doubles tandem no. 1 seed in NCAA tournament

Natalie Parks May 23, 2021

UK doubles tandem Fiona Arrese and Akvile Paražinskaite will take the court in Orlando on Monday, May 24 in search of a national title. Seeded no. 1 in the NCAA tournament after a dominant season, the...

Kentucky Wildcats setter Madison Lilley (3) sets the ball during the UK vs. Ole Miss game on Saturday, March 13, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-1. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Ahead of volleyball championship, UK students excited to have something to root for

Natalie Parks April 23, 2021

On Saturday night Kentucky volleyball will take the court in Omaha, Nebraska to play in their first national championship game against No. 4 Texas.Back in Lexington, UK students are excited to watch their...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Robyn Benton (1) gets tangled up with UGA during the UK vs. Georgia women’s SEC Tournament basketball game on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina. UK lost 78-66. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Women’s basketball falls in quarterfinals of SEC tournament

Eric Decker March 9, 2021

Two weeks ago, Kentucky went on the road to Athens and put themselves in prime position to have a favorable seeding heading into the conference tournament. What a difference two weeks can make.Kentucky...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Isaiah Jackson (23) passes the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Alabama mens basketball game on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 85-65. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Can UK earn an At-Large bid? What you need to know with Texas canceled

Braden Ramsey February 3, 2021

Nobody across the college basketball landscape expected Kentucky to be fighting for its NCAA Tournament life throughout the entirety of this 2020-21 season, but after starting 1-6, it has been the story...

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