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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

A student walks across campus on the first day of the spring semester on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Five pieces of advice from the class of 2022 to underclassmen

Jennifer Osting April 27, 2022

With graduation right around the corner, many seniors are about to transition into a world of new opportunities. As I look back on my four years at the University of Kentucky, I can’t help but laugh...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops at open practice on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at the Joe Craft Football Training Facility in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Cats prepare to face Vanderbilt in final regular season road test

Braden Ramsey November 13, 2019

It is all business for Kentucky this week. Needing two wins in three games down the stretch to become bowl-eligible, the Cats do not want another slip-up. Their opponents in these last few weeks aren’t...

Kentucky Wildcats third baseman Abbey Cheek high fives head coach Rachael Lawson after scoring a run during the third inning of the championship game of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Sunday, May 21, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Abbey Cheek named finalist for National Player of the Year

April 24, 2019

Kentucky softball standout Abbey Cheek has been named a finalist for the 2019 USA Softball National Player of the Year. The senior is one of 26 finalists from all Division I softball teams around the...

Kentucky senior Abbey Cheek looks up into the stands 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

Abbey Cheek, Katie Reed taken in NPF Draft

April 16, 2019

Kentucky softball seniors Abbey Cheek and Katie Reed were drafted Monday night to play professional softball. Cheek was selected No. 14 overall and Reed was selected No. 19 to the Chicago Bandits in the...

Kentucky head coach Matthew Mitchell looks up at the score board during the game. University of Kentucky womens basketball team lost to South Carolina 74-70 at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb| Staff

UK set for last home game of regular season against the Aggies

Jake Maynard February 27, 2019

Maci Morris, Taylor Murray and the rest of the Wildcat seniors are set to play their final game at Memorial Coliseum on Thursday against Texas A&M.  “Texas A&M has had a great season up to this...

Kentucky Wildcats short stop Katie Reed throws the ball to first base during game two of the Lexington Regional at John Cropp Stadium on Friday, May 19, 2017 in Lexington, KY. Photo by Addison Coffey | Staff.

Reed has sights set on ending college career in Women’s College World Series

Mohammad Ahmad February 17, 2019

UK senior shortstop Katie Reed has received a number of accolades in her storied career, but there is something she hasn’t achieved quite yet.“As a team, we’re trying to push to go to the Women’s...

Junior Asia Seidt diving into the pool during the meet against LSU on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Swim Cats cruise by Louisville in sweep

Madison Dennis January 26, 2019

The Kentucky Wildcats’ and the Louisville Cardinals’ swimming teams took to the pool Saturday afternoon. The UK women’s team swam its way to victory, scoring 175 points. The men’s team scored 157.5,...

Kentucky Wildcats running back Benny Snell Jr. (26) walks over to the stands to meet with some fans following the game against Middle Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 34-23. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Snell faces different offseason decision than last year’s juniors

November 17, 2018

On Saturday, Kentucky football honored its 16 seniors who played their final game in Kroger Field, but the seniors might not of been the only players to have played their final game in Kroger Field yesterday.Kentucky’s...

Kentucky Wildcats safety Mike Edwards (7) hugging head coach Mark Stoops during the Senior Day ceremony before the game. University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Senior defenders leave legacy of consistency, passion

November 17, 2018

Over the summer of 2018, the UK football fan base waited with bated breath to see if two of their most productive seniors would be returning. Linebacker/defensive end hybrid Josh Allen and safety Mike...

Kentucky Wildcats defensive tackle Tymere Dubose (98) running up to head coach Mark Stoops during the Senior Day ceremony before the game.University of Kentucky football defeated Middle Tennessee State University 34-23 at Kroger Field on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Tymere Dubose suspended for Senior Day

November 17, 2018

Senior defensive tackle Tymere Dubose was suspended in Saturday's Senior Day game against Middle Tennessee State University, much to everyone's surprise.UK radio reported at the start of the game that...

Kentucky Wildcats linebacker Kash Daniel (56) celebrating after sacking UTs quarterback. University of Kentuckys football team lost to University of Tennessee, 24-7, at Neyland Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Kentucky defense faces a talented quarterback in MTSU’s Stockstill

Jordan Brown November 14, 2018

Mark Stoops and the 7-3 Kentucky Wildcats look to bounce back after a loss to SEC rival Tennessee Volunteers as they host the Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders in week 11 of the season.  The performance...

Junior guard Taylor Murray gets ready to pass the ball during the game against California on Thursday, December 21, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky was defeated 62-52. Photo by Olivia Beach | Staff

Soft-spoken senior set to lead Kentucky women’s basketball

November 7, 2018

A leader for a basketball team is supposed to be one of the most talkative players on the court, making sure the communication between the team stays efficient and constant.Taylor Murray will be one of...

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