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Kentucky Wildcats forward Tre Mitchell (4) shoots the ball during Big Blue Madness on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, inside Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Travis Fannon | Staff

Tre Mitchell: The journey, the destination and the connections along the way

Cole Parke, Sports Editor October 25, 2023

Tre Mitchell is no stranger to a new environment. Born in Bamberg, Germany, Mitchell grew up in Pittsburgh. He then moved to Woodstock, Connecticut, for his final two years of high school at Woodstock...

Kentucky wide receivers Dane Key and Barion Brown dance to music at the Cat Walk before the Kentucky vs. Ball State football game on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

Dane Key, Barion Brown and the brotherhood of Kentucky football

Samantha Money, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2023

Kentucky football wide receivers Barion Brown and Dane Key are their own movie. Last year, that movie broke box office records — Key with the most touchdown receptions by a freshman in program history...

Kentucky Wildcats senior Keaton Daniel sets a school record in the mens pole vault during the Razorback Invitational track and field meet on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Photo by Maigan Williams | UK Athletics.

Kentucky track and field’s Keaton Daniel soars to new heights

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 13, 2023

Keaton Daniel made his way into the headlines this past season of track and field when he managed to break a school record, that he himself had set, on the pole vault during the the McCravy Memorial meet...

Kentucky Wildcats volunteer assistant Nick Ammirati, left, fist bumps catcher Devin Burkes during the Kentucky vs. LSU baseball game in the SEC Tournament on Friday, May 27, 2022, at Hoover Metropolitan Complex in Hoover, Alabama. LSU won 11-6. Photo by Sarah Caputi | UK Athletics

Nick Ammirati and the struggle of volunteer assistant coaches in college baseball

Cole Parke, Sports Editor February 2, 2023

When diving into the world of baseball, the plight of the minor league player is one that has been well-documented as a story of overcoming hurdles and defying the odds. Living in less-than-ideal circumstances...

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