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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

Five current and former UK football players filed a lawsuit against Lexington Police Department officer Cory Vinlove for false charges without probable cause leading to defamation.

UK football players sue Lexington police officer over 2021 felony charges

Alexis Baker and Hannah Stanley September 22, 2022

Five current and former University of Kentucky football players filed a lawsuit Sept. 21 against Lexington Police Department (LPD) officer Cory Vinlove for false charges without probable cause leading...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops and associate head coach Vince Marrow watch their team during the No. 9 Kentucky vs. Youngstown State football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 31-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Kentucky football unveils 2023 schedule

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Kentucky football released its 2023 football season on Tuesday, detailing the home and away matchups the Wildcats will take on next season. The Cats start the year like any year, at home in Kroger Field,...

Youngstown State Penguins running back Jaleel McLaughlin (8) is tackled by a group of Kentucky players during the No. 9 Kentucky vs. Youngstown State football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 31-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Across the (By)Line: Northern Illinois Huskies

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky football fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports editor. This week: The Northern...

Kentucky Wildcats wide receiver DeMarcus Harris (4) is tackled during the No. 9 Kentucky vs. Youngstown State football game on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 31-0. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Wildcats look to kennel the Huskies in week four

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 21, 2022

Coming off a 31-0 win over Youngstown State, the first shutout under current head coach Mark Stoops, Kentucky turns its sights towards its final non-Louisville non-conference matchup of the season: Northern...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) dodges a tackle from Florida Gators linebacker Brenton Cox Jr. (1) during the No. 20 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Florida football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. UK won 26-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Staff

Column: With the team on his shoulders, Will Levis must be cautious on the run

Luke Fetzer, Reporter September 21, 2022

Call him what you want: a scrambler, dual-threat or just a jack-of-all-trades, there is no denying that Will Levis is not afraid to put his head down and run the ball. In the 2021 season alone, Levis...

Kentucky Students at UK CSA Wildcat Market on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2022, at University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Morgan Simmons | Staff

Wildcat Market promotes clean eating and sense of community on campus

Laurel Swanz, Reporter September 19, 2022

Years of parental pestering to “eat more vegetables” paid off when nearly 600 students lined up around the former University Motor Pool for UK’s first ever Wildcat Market on Sept. 14. UK’s Student...

Kentucky Wildcats head coach Mark Stoops talks to his team on the field during the No. 20 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Florida football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. UK won 26-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Mark Stoops surpasses Bear Bryant to become winningest football coach in UK history

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 16, 2022

Kentucky football head coach Mark Stoops earned his 61st head coaching win with UK over No. 12 Florida on Saturday, becoming the winningest head coach in program history. Having tied the record in week...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) hands the ball off to running back Kavosiey Smoke (0) during the No. 20 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Florida football game on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. UK won 26-16. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Wildcats hope to freeze Penguins in game three

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 15, 2022

Fresh off the heels of a win over then No. 12 Florida in Gainesville, now No. 9 Kentucky sets its sights on its annual FCS opponent with this year’s sacrificial lamb being the Youngstown State Penguins. Kentucky...

Florida Gators safety Rashad Torrence II (22) tackles Utah Utes running back Tavion Thomas (9) during the Florida vs. Utah football game on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, Florida. Photo by Rae Riiska | The Independent Florida Alligator

Across the (By)Line: Florida Gators

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 10, 2022

The “Across the (By)Line” series will give Kentucky football fans an in-depth look at their opponent for this week — from the mind of the opposing school’s sports editor.  This week: The Alligator,...

Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis (7) warms up on the sideline during the Kentucky vs. Miami Ohio football game on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 37-13. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

Wildcats look to vanquish first SEC opponent of the season in Gainesville

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

Following a 37-13 victory in its season opener against Miami Ohio, Kentucky looks to compound the victory into a win streak heading into its first road game of the season. The Wildcats are slated to...

Kentucky Wildcats forward Jacob Toppin (0) reaches for a loose ball during the UK vs. Tennessee SEC Tournament semifinal mens basketball game on Saturday, March 12, 2022, at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida. UK lost 69-62. Photo by Michael Clubb | Kentucky Kernel

Kentucky mens basketball reveals 2022-2023 SEC schedule

Cole Parke, Sports Editor September 9, 2022

Kentucky mens basketball published its 2022-2023 SEC schedule on Wednesday, revealing the dates and locations of all of UK’s conference games for the upcoming season. The Wildcats had already revealed...

Fans cheer as three planes perform a flyover before the Kentucky vs. Missouri football game on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at Kroger Field in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jack Weaver | Kentucky Kernel

The culture and ceremony of football: An international perspective

Quézia Arruda Cunha, Reporter September 1, 2022

When I think about the American football experience, it’s this exact picture I have: a giant place full of my romanticized American stereotypes. As an international student coming from Rio de Janeiro,...

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