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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

University of Kentucky track and field athletes competing in 60 meter hurdles during the Jim Green Invitational at the Nutter Field House on Saturday, January 12, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

UK’s Roberts placed on Bowerman watch list

March 14, 2019

UK sprinter and hurdler Daniel Roberts was named to the Bowerman Post-Indoor Watch List on Wednesday after wrapping up a stellar indoor season.Roberts finished second in the 60-meter hurdles behind Florida’s...

UK track and field performs well at Tennessee Relays

Cody Ryan April 14, 2018

UK’s track and field team competed in the Tennessee Relays Thursday-Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee, and the Cats had several big performances.In the women’s 4x200 meter relay, the team of Sydney...

The Kentucky volleyball team celebrates after their victory against WKU during the second round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday, December 2, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 3-2. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

AD Barnhart pleased with the progress and success of ‘Olympic’ sports at UK

April 9, 2018

It’s clear that at most universities around the United States, two sports take most of the popularity and make the most revenue for its athletic department.That narrative is true at UK, as its football...


UK track collects four medals at the Indoor Championships

Cody Ryan March 10, 2018

The UK track and field team earned four medals at the 2018 indoor NCAA Championships over the weekend, which helped the No. 3 women’s team secure a place on the podium.The women’s team took home one...

2016 NCAA Champion, Olivia Gruver, attempts to break collegiate records for womens pole vaulting at Nutter Field House in Lexington, Kentucky. on Saturday, January 13, 2018. Photo by Josh Mott | Staff.

UK track & field brings home 10 medals from SEC Indoor Championships

Cody Ryan February 26, 2018

At the SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships, UK’s No. 3 women’s track and field team finished third out of 14 teams with 74 points and UK’s No. 11 men’s team came in sixth out of 13 teams with...

ShaKeela Saunders jumps on day one of the 2017 NCAA East Preliminary Championships on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Kentucky Track and Field Complex in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Elliott Hess | UK Athletics

After many close finishes, Sha’keela Saunders is ready to win a title

Chris Leach June 2, 2017

Senior long jumper Sha’Keela Saunders has one thing on her mind as she heads into her final NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships; it’s time to attack.“I’m going in there with a fire in...


Big weekend ahead for UK’s track & field team

Chris Leach April 26, 2017

Aside from the SEC and NCAA championships, the UK track & field team will compete in arguably their most competitive meets of the season this weekend, the Penn Relays, and the SEC Relays.Now in its...

UK track & field excels at Tennessee Relays behind great javelin performances

Brianna Dooley April 9, 2017

UK's outdoor track & field team competed at the Tennessee Relays this past weekend. The whole team did not travel and compete though, mostly only distance runners and throwers were competing in the...

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