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The Wildcats lead the Rebels in the fourth set of 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 | Kentucky Kernel

Stoops vs. hoops: UK athletics coaches fight for fan favorite

Kendall Staton, Reporter August 28, 2022

In-house debate has sparked at the University of Kentucky after mens basketball coach John Calipari used a pregame press conference to compare the success of UK’s mens basketball and football programs. "This...

Kentucky will play Vanderbilt in the mens SEC Tournament quarterfinals on Friday, March 11, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Live Updates: Kentucky takes on Vanderbilt in SEC Tournament Quarterfinals

Jack Weaver March 11, 2022

No. 3 seed Kentucky will take on the Commodores Friday evening at Amalie Arena in Kentucky's first game of the tournament.No. 11 seed Vanderbilt defeated No. 6 seed Alabama 82-76 on Thursday to advance...


Yak is back!

Lindsey Jones November 12, 2021

University of Kentucky students were quick to take advantage of the re-release of the beloved iOS social media platform Yik Yak. The app, originally released in 2013 by CEO Tyler Droll, allows people...

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Should cancel culture be canceled?

Mihir Kale February 19, 2021

On even the most average of days, a quick scroll through Twitter’s trending tab would more than likely lead you to a #[Insert Celebrity]IsOverParty hashtag. The app has become synonymous with the “cancel...

Movement for Black Lives UKYs statement regarding the events of Tuesday afternoon. 

UK account, student organization clash on Twitter over reopening plans

Sarah Michels August 4, 2020

As the university concluded its second day of COVID-19 testing for returning students, UK's official Twitter account engaged in a Twitter exchange with a newly-formed group that caught the attention of...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans plays defense during the game against the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 69-58. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Kentucky adds two Conference USA foes to basketball slate

Braden Ramsey July 10, 2020

The Wildcats took another step to completing their schedule for the 2020-2021 campaign on Wednesday, agreeing to take on two schools from Coach Cal’s old stomping grounds.Kentucky will now play the University...

UKs cheerleading team making a pyramid during ESPN College GameDay at Rupp Arena on January 26, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. No. 8 Kentucky mens basketball takes on No. 9 Kansas at 6:00 PM. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Current and former UK cheerleaders react in outrage at the firing of the coaching squad over hazing allegations

Sarah Michels May 19, 2020

Yesterday UK announced the conclusion of a three-month investigation into the UK cheerleading squad, regarding allegations including hazing, underage drinking and public nudity. After a concerned parent...

Kentucky guard Logan Stenberg fist-bumps Tennessee players after the coin-toss prior to the game against Tennessee on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 17-13. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Logan Stenberg picked by the Detroit Lions in NFL Draft

Braden Ramsey April 25, 2020

The Wildcat guard is headed to the NFC North.Logan Stenberg is off the board, selected by the Detroit Lions with the 121st pick (4th Round) in the NFL Draft.The Lions also took a guard (Jonah Jackson,...

Kentucky head coach John Calipari directs his team during the game against Auburn on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky won 73-66 clinching the SEC regular season title. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Toppin the Class: Kentucky adds Younger Brother of Wooden Award winner

Braden Ramsey April 16, 2020

John Calipari is well on his way to replenishing his roster. Jacob Toppin, the younger brother of 2020 John R. Wooden Award winner Obi Toppin, announced via Twitter earlier this evening that he will be...

Kentucky freshman guard Johnny Juzang passes the ball during the University of Kentucky vs. Tennessee mens basketball game on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 81-73. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Johnny Juzang transfers to UCLA; will apply for immediate eligibility

Braden Ramsey April 9, 2020

Former Kentucky guard Johnny Juzang has decided to return home. The freshman announced on Twitter that he would be continuing his college career as a Bruin at UCLA, just 15 minutes from where he grew...

Kentucky sophomore guard Ashton Hagans holds the ball during the game against Tennessee on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky. Tennessee won 81-73. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Ashton Hagans declares for NBA Draft

Braden Ramsey April 5, 2020

Kentucky guard Ashton Hagans has entered the NBA Draft. The sophomore announced his decision via Twitter on Sunday afternoon. "It's time for me to live out my life-long dream," he said in his post. "It's...

UK huddles up before the start of the game. University of Kentucky mens basketball team lost to Auburn 77-71 in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

SEC extends in-person activities suspension, allowing virtual film sessions

Kernel Sports Staff April 3, 2020

The Southeastern Conference has a new update on its suspensions amid the coronavirus pandemic. The league previously suspended all in-person athletic activities, including team and individual practices,...

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