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Kentucky Kernel

The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

William Bolden, more popularly known as Stone Cold Willow, celebrates on State Street in Lexington, Kentucky, after Kentucky mens basketball’s win over the University of Louisville to advance to the Elite 8 of the NCAA Tournament on March 28, 2014. (David Stephenson/ZUMA Press)

Stone Cold State Street: Will Willow return?

Lindsey Davis March 10, 2022

William Bolden, more popularly known as Stone Cold Willow, is an icon in Lexington, specifically State Street. However, Willow is growing up and branching out.Willow was born in Cincinnati and lived in...

William Bolden, also known as Stone Cold Willow, sits in the road on State Street after Kentuckys Elite Eight loss against Auburn on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Lexington, Kentucky. Kentucky was defeated 77-71, ending Kentuckys NCAA Tournament run. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘It really hurts.’ Somber State Street takes in UK’s Elite Eight defeat

Emily Laytham March 31, 2019

Heartbroken UK fans laid face-down on State Street Sunday afternoon following Kentucky’s loss to Auburn.The first to lie in the street was UK superfan William Bolden, better known around campus as Stone...

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