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Kentucky Kernel

The Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex was filled with fans to watch both the mens and womens soccer teams win their matches at the Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Ky., on Sunday, August 31, 2014. Photo by Jonathan Krueger

Kentucky mens soccer to join Sun Belt Conference for 2022 season

Cole Parke April 6, 2022

Kentucky mens soccer is headed to the Sun Belt Conference for the 2022 fall season, ending a 16-year stint with Conference USA.The announcement came on Wednesday morning, when the Sun Belt Conference went...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Dreuna Edwards (44) drives the ball during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Dre’una Edwards: More than just a game-winner

Cole Parke March 7, 2022

Kentucky forward Dre’una Edwards made the 3-point basket to win the Wildcats their first SEC Championship since 1982, but that is far from all to her story.Edwards returned to Kentucky as a junior, looking...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Jazmine Massengill (3) and guard Rhyne Howard (5) walk onto the court to celebrate with their team during a timeout during the UK vs. Auburn womens basketball game on Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

SEC CHAMPIONS: Kentucky stuns No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 in Nashville

Cole Parke March 6, 2022

For the first time since 1982, No. 7 seeded Kentucky won the SEC Championship, defeating No. 1 South Carolina 64-62 in Nashville on Sunday.The win marked the first time in 40 years under then head coach...

Gabriel Diallo tracks down a ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Louisiana State University mens tennis meet on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at the Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 4-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Without Draxl, Kentucky mens tennis falls 4-1 to South Carolina in Seattle

Samantha Money February 21, 2022

No. 10 Kentucky men’s tennis met defeat last night against No. 13 South Carolina 4-1 at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Indoor Team Championships in Seattle.With the absence of two of the team’s...

Kentucky huddles together during the UK vs. Kansas basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022, at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. UK won 80-62. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 5 Kentucky trounce South Carolina 86-76 in Columbia

Hunter Shelton February 8, 2022

No. 5 Kentucky extended its winning streak to five games on Tuesday, defeating South Carolina 86-76 in Columbia.  The victory brings UK’s record to 20-4 (9-2 SEC) while dropping the Gamecocks to 13-10...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Lance Ware celebrates on the bench during the UK vs. Vanderbilt basketball game on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 77-70. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: No. 5 Kentucky needs big week to cement place as championship contender

Hunter Shelton February 7, 2022

With Selection Sunday less than five weeks away, Kentucky basketball faces one of its most important two-game stretches of the season.  The Wildcats are currently riding a four-game winning streak, including...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Kyra Elzy yells to her team during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee women’s basketball game on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 71-56. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kyra Elzy remaining resilient ahead of matchup with No. 5 Tennessee

Cole Parke January 14, 2022

Kentucky womens basketball head coach Kyra Elzy spoke about the Cats’ upcoming game against No. 5 Tennessee on the road this Sunday, Jan. 16. With Kentucky’s home game against Mississippi State being...

Kentucky Wildcats guard Rhyne Howard (10) guards an inbounds pass during the UK vs. Merrimack women’s basketball game on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 90-56. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 21 Kentucky unable to overcome poor shooting; downed 74-54 by No. 1 South Carolina

Cole Parke January 9, 2022

No. 21 Kentucky women’s basketball (8-4) came up short on the road, falling 74-54 to No. 1 South Carolina (15-1).While the game was close early on, with both teams closing the first quarter tied at 18,...

Kentucky Wildcats middle blocker Azhani Tealer (15) hits the ball during UK volleyball’s game against Southern California on Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

No. 5 Kentucky sweeps South Carolina 3-0 in Columbia

Scott Clarke November 6, 2021

No. 5 Kentucky volleyball bounced back from their first SEC loss yesterday, splitting the series against South Carolina in Columbia Friday night, sweeping the Gamecocks 3-0.Azhani Tealer led the Wildcats...

Kentuckys Robert Screen (2) pushes the ball upfield during the Kentucky vs. Wright State mens soccer game on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, at the Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-0. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

No. 4 Kentucky draw 0-0 with South Carolina

Cole Parke October 23, 2021

No. 4 Kentucky (9-0-4) reached a 0-0 draw with South Carolina (5-7-2) at home on Saturday to remain undefeated through 13 games. Despite remaining undefeated, a draw was not the ideal result for the ‘Cats...

Kentucky quarterback Will Levis (7) hands the ball off to Kentucky running back Kavosiey Smoke (0) during the University of Kentucky vs. South Carolina football game on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina. UK won 16-10. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

UK offense still prioritizing turnover efforts heading into Saturday

Barkley Truax September 29, 2021

“When you have the ball in your hands, you have the program in your hands,” offensive coordinator Liam Coen said Tuesday afternoon.Coen reiterated head coach Mark Stoops’ sentiment of when his players...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jordyn Rhodes (30) kicks the ball during UK’s game against Murray State on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021, at Wendell and Vickie Bell Soccer Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-2. Photo by Jackson Dunavant | Staff

Kentucky falls to South Carolina 2-1 at home, 0-3 in the SEC

Cole Parke September 26, 2021

The Wildcats (6-4-2) came up short after a late goal put South Carolina (8-2) up 2-1 at The Bell. The loss marks Kentucky’s second at home and third in the SEC this season as the ‘Cats still search...

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