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Kentucky cross country shines at Panorama Farms Invitational

Ali Cetinok, Assistant Sports Editor October 19, 2022

Perri Bockrath and Tori Herman of the Kentucky womens cross country team finished first and second on Saturday morning at the Panorama Farms XC 23 Invitational in Earlysville, Virginia. Bockrath ran...

Liam Draxl celebrates winning a set during the UK vs. Virginia tennis match on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Hilary J. Boone Tennis Complex in Lexington, Kentucky. UK lost 4-2.

Kentucky comes up short in NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship

Cole Parke May 22, 2022

Kentucky mens tennis fell short in the NCAA Mens Tennis National Championship on Sunday, effectively concluding the deepest tournament run in program history. The Wildcats made history in two straight...

Kentucky records its season-best finish at UCF Challenge

Hunter Shelton February 2, 2021

Treacherous weather and tough conditions rocked the UK women’s golf team in final round of the UCF Challenge. After shooting a 289 (1-over-par) in round one and recording a 288 (even-par) during...

Senior guard Taylor Murray dribbling the ball up the court. University of Kentucky womens basketball team defeated University of Virginia 63-51 at Rupp Arena on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

Murray scores 1,000th point in women’s basketball win

Jake Maynard November 15, 2018

Kentucky defeated Virginia in Rupp Arena 63-51 Thursday night. This was a historic game for one Wildcat, as senior guard Taylor Murray scored her 1,000th career point. Murray’s milestone point came...

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Kernel sports staff predicts what’s to come for 2017-18 season

October 12, 2017

Before the highly anticipated 2017-2018 basketball season, the Kernel sports staff sat down to discuss what they expect to see this upcoming season. Here’s what they had to say:Regular season recordChris...

Founder of Take Back Cheapside DeBraun Thomas speaks during the council meeting held to vote on the removal of two Confederate statues in downtown Lexington. The two statues include one of John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate general, and another, John C. Breckinridge, the last Confederate Secretary of War. The final, unanimous vote was taken on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Center in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

Popular opinion: Removal of Confederate statues across the country

August 28, 2017

After the violence that shook Charlottesville, Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 12, Lexington Mayor Jim Gray decided to announce the removal of two Confederate statues in Lexington. Gray wants to remove the...

Multiple people were injured when a vehicle plowed into pedestrians in downtown Charlottesville, Va., following confrontations between alt-right followers and liberal activists on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. (Albin Lohr-Jones/Sipa USA/TNS)

Capilouto condemns white nationalist rhetoric in campus-wide email

Bailey Vandiver August 13, 2017

UK President Eli Capilouto sent a campus-wide email Sunday in response to the white nationalist events taking place in Charlottesville, Virginia.In its entirety, the email read: "The University of Kentucky...

Dr. Richard Schweets children, Rick and Laurin, were 9 and 11 at the time of their fathers death in the plane crash. 

50 years later, family reflects on crash that killed UK faculty

Blair Johnson April 13, 2017

April brings a time of reflection and sorrow for the Schweet family. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed Dr. Richard Schweet, a professor and founder of the current...

Up-and-coming group Moonshine District got the call to perform at FloydFest in Floyd, Virginia

Lexington’s Moonshine District heads to Appalachian mountains for FloydFest

Matt Wickstrom July 25, 2016

Lexington’s own brand of mountain music will echo through the Blue Ridge Mountains from July 27 to July 31 at FloydFest, as up-and-coming group Moonshine District got the call to perform at arguably...

Creason Lecture guest speaker to speak about newsroom tragedy

Will Wright April 16, 2016

[email protected] 26 was the worst day of Jeff Marks’ life.Two of his employees, a reporter and a cameraman, were shot dead while reporting live in Moneta, Virginia.A video taken by the shooter...

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