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Morehead State senior Cornwall selected
to preseason All-Pioneer League squad

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Morehead State senior slot receiver Justin Cornwall has been selected to the Preseason All-Pioneer Football League squad as a return specialist. The Cincinnati native is coming off a 2014 campaign in which he was tabbed First-Team All-PFL.   Cornwall ranked …

KyForward adds Keith Taylor to staff
as columnist and senior sports reporter

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Staff report   Veteran sports writer and editor Keith Taylor has joined the staff at KyForward and will be primarily responsible for coverage of University of Kentucky athletics, with an emphasis on football and men’s and women’s basketball.   Taylor …

Keeneland catalogs 4,164 yearlings for 2015 September Sale with major foreign influence

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  Keeneland officials announced Thursday that 4,164 yearlings have been cataloged for the 72nd annual Keeneland September Yearling Sale, to be held Sept. 14-26.   The September Sale is globally regarded as the premier Thoroughbred yearling auction, annually attracting major …

UK sophomore McDaniel captures second place at Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational

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  With three rounds in the 60s, sophomore Tyler ‘Chip’ McDaniel finished second overall at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Invitational to highlight his summer of amateur play.   McDaniel had a tournament score of 13-under par (203) and finished just …

Krueger continues Kentucky Bank Tennis Championship hot streak with quick win

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  Nobody said that tennis was easy, but Mitchell Krueger, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, made it appear that way in his second round match at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships.   Krueger defeated Ryan Sweeting, a U.S. Open …

Legends matchup with Greenville Thursday featured on CBS Sports Network broadcast

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The Lexington Legends game with the Greenville Drive Thursday night in Greenville, South Carolina will be televised by the CBS Sports Network as part of its Minor League Baseball Game of the Week package.   The Game of the Week …

Bluegrass Adventures: Man’s Best Friend can also benefit from time spent along the trail

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  By Daniel Leathers KyForward columnist   There are few things more satisfying than sitting on a rock overlook during the fall of the year seeing the rainbow of colors dance in the wind; the autumn breeze softly wisping through …

Former Wildcats’ standout Fuqua returning to UK as member of men’s golf coaching staff

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Former Wildcat great Ben Fuqua will return to the Big Blue Nation as an assistant coach for the Kentucky men’s golf team, head coach Brian Craig said.   Fuqua is a former captain and four-year letterwinner for the Wildcats from …

Hilltoppers’ annual Football Fan Fest moves to Diddle Arena, set for Aug. 15 kickoff

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  Western Kentucky University’s annual Football Fan Fest will have a new location this year as head coach Jeff Brohm and his team welcome Hilltopper Nation into Diddle Arena on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 2-4 p.m., for the annual kickoff …

Top-seed Ward, former UK stars Quigley, Jomby drop first-round Challenger matches

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  Men’s top seed James Ward arrived to the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships as a well-known face to the tennis fans of Central Kentucky, poised to hold the new championship trophy at the end of the tournament.   Instead, Ward, …

Crawdads complete four-game sweep of Lexington; former Legend Zobrist dealt

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  The Hickory Crawdads built an early four-run lead and went on to a 6-2 victory over the Lexington Legends Tuesday night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   The win completed a four-game series sweep for the Crawdads.   Hickory opened …

Art Lander’s Outdoors: When it comes to catfish, just drifting along is the way to go

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  Drifting, by definition, is aimless wandering.   But in the context of fishing for catfish in rivers, tailwaters below dams, or large reservoirs, drifting is a deliberate searching of a given depth or cover type.   The idea is …

Lexington Challenger: Race for spot in U.S. Open heats up; Quigley falls in UK return

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  The weather is hot but the competition is even hotter at the Kentucky Bank Tennis Championships.   Win in the event generate points to earn the wild card into the main draw at the U.S Open nex month. A …

Franco, Duenez provide Legends with early lead, but Crawdads take third straight, 4-2

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  Edwin Garcia had three hits and two runs batted in as the Hickory Crawdads defeated the Lexington Legends 4-2 Monday night.   Garcia, who joined the Crawdads before Sunday’s game and went 5-for-5, extended the string to eight straight …

$15 million Rupp Arena project includes new video, scoreboard array, wireless Internet

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  Rupp Arena will receive a $15 million dollar technology overhaul that includes a new center-hung video, audio and scoreboard array, wireless Internet for fans and patrons and major roof structure improvements so the arena can attract more concerts and …