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Former Louisville standout Sturgeon shines on offense and defense as Legends fall, 3-2

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Owensboro native and former University of Louisville star Cole Sturgeon put Greenville in front with a run-scoring single in the sixth inning, and then threw out the tying run at the plate in the ninth as the Drive took 3-2 …

Jamie Vaught: Lots to like about Cats’ win, but Ohio should provide stiffer challenge

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  Some leftovers from Saturday’s UK-UT Martin college football game:   – Second-year coach Mark Stoops’ troops are off to a great start after blasting the Skyhawks from UT Martin in a 45-point blowout. Even though UT Martin is a …

Former NKU, Louisville stars combine on offense as Greenville topples Legends, 4-2

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Former Northern Kentucky University star Jordan Procyshen hit a two-run homer to give Greenville an early lead, and Trey Ball pitched six shutout innings as the Drive went on to a 4-2 win over the Lexington Legends Saturday night.   …

Ashley Scoby: Heard makes the most of his two carries, sparks UK’s 59-14 win in opener

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  Braylon Heard may just hang it up, according to Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown. With a 58 yards-per-carry average, Heard could go down in history with that kind of number.   Of course, Brown was just joking after Kentucky’s …

Western Kentucky enjoys record-setting offensive output in winning opener, 59-31

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  Brandon Doughty threw for a school-record 569 yards and six touchdowns to help Western Kentucky beat Bowling Green State 59-31 on Friday night in the head coaching debuts of Jeff Brohm and Dino Babers.   Brohm’s Hilltoppers had a …

Drive break open a close game late with
home run, claim 6-1 victory over Legends

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Kevin Mager’s three-run homer in the seventh inning broke open a close game and the Greenville Drive went on to a 6-1 win over the Lexington Legends Friday night.   Greenville scored a run in the first inning on a …

UK Hoops SEC schedule includes pair of matchups with Tennessee, South Carolina

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  The Southeastern Conference announced its 14-team, 16-game women’s basketball schedule for the 2014-15 season and Kentucky’s slate is highlighted by eight home matchups, including battles in Memorial Coliseum with Florida, Tennessee, Texas A&M and South Carolina as well as …

Former Bardstown center Drake decides
to forgo senior season on UK Hoops team

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  Kentucky women’s basketball player Samantha Drake, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in her left knee last season, has decided not to play her senior season and will instead focus on her academics and graduating in …

‘Battle of Highway 55′ goes to Lindsey Wilson after first ever football win at Campbellsville

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  No. 18 Lindsey Wilson withstood a fierce second-half rally by host Campbellsville to secure a 44-40 victory over the Tigers on Thursday evening at Ron Finley Stadium.   The win gave the Blue Raiders bragging rights in the Battle …

Stoops says Wildcats will pick up the practice pace late in the week to be more game ready

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  It was Kentucky’s habit a season ago to hold one final full practice on Thursday of game week before a lighter practice on Friday in preparation for Game Day.   But head coach Mark Stoops is flipping the script …

Colonels pile up 407 yards on the ground, overcome turnovers to rout Robert Morris

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  Eastern Kentucky piled up 407 yards rushing Thursday and rolled to a convincing 29-10 victory over host Robert Morris in the Colonels’ season-opener.   Newcomer Dy’Shawn Mobley led the charge with 142 yards on the ground and senior quarterback …

Two-out homer ties it in the ninth, Power rally in 10th as Legends drop season home finale

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  West Virginia’s Austin Meadows tied the game with a home run with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Power scored five runs in the 10th to take a 12-7 win over the Lexington Legends Thursday night in …

Wildcats add another Olympic champion as Johnson joins track and field coaching staff

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The 2014-15 Kentucky track and field coaching staff will feature two Olympic Medalists and three former Olympians as Allen Johnson was announced as the program’s newest assistant coach on Thursday.   Johnson won the Gold Medal at the 1996 Olympic …

City, UK officials highlight changes in game day operations due to new CWS renovations

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  While University of Kentucky head football Coach Mark Stoops and his staff are working hard together with the Wildcat players to ‘Change The Game’ on the field this season, there are plenty of changes in store for fans attending …

Eastern Kentucky gets jump on football season, travels to Robert Morris for opener

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  Eastern Kentucky get an early start to its football season as the Colonels travel to Moon Township, Pa., to take on Robert Morris at 7 p.m. Thursday.   This will mark the eighth time in the last nine seasons …