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Christian Laettner: Kentucky fans not yet born for 1992 shot still hold onto the hate

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  By Jonathan Coffman KyForward Correspondent   March 29, 1992, is the one day that the proud Kentucky basketball fanbase would like to forget, the day that Christian Laettner famously knocked Kentucky out of the Elite Eight in the East …

Jamie Vaught: Kentucky’s Stoops not yet ready to declare 2014 season a success

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  There is an old saying that you can throw the records out the window when two heated rivals — such as Kentucky and Louisville — clash in sporting events, including Saturday’s 12 noon pigskin showdown on ESPN2 between the …

UK’s Napper named SEC Libero of the Year, five Wildcats selected to all-conference team

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  Five Kentucky volleyball players earned All-Southeastern Conference honors and senior libero Jackie Napper was named the SEC Libero of the Year, the league announced Wednesday.   Napper, senior Lauren O’Conner, junior Morgan Bergren and sophomore Anni Thomasson were named …

Coaches bringing young Wildcats up to speed about meaning of Kentucky-Louisville rivalry

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  Creating a consistent learning environment in the Nutter Training Facility is all part of having a roster consisting of 64 percent underclassmen.   With Kentucky preparing for its regular-season finale at No. 23 Louisville at noon on Saturday, the …

Texas Arlington latest team to fall victim to top-ranked Cats as Booker leads the way

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  Devin Booker poured in 19 points for his second career scoring best in as many games, Karl-Anthony Towns added 13 and 11 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky had no trouble with Texas-Arlington in Tuesday night’s 92-44 blowout at Rupp …

Kentucky women’s basketball squad will spend Thanksgiving at the Paradise Jam

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  Kentucky’s women’s basketball team will spend its Thanksgiving break participating in the Paradise Jam, Reef Division, Thursday through Saturday in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The Wildcats will meet Illinois, Oklahoma and South Florida in the three-game event.   UK …

Record-setting back Mobley named Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Year

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  Eastern Kentucky University running back Dy’Shawn Mobley was named the Ohio Valley Conference Football Offensive Player of the Year while five other Colonels earned All-OVC accolades.   Mobley, who transferred from UK last summer, is the first EKU running …

UK football program an honorable mention choice for Academic Achievement Award

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The Kentucky football program has been recognized for its graduation rate by the American Football Coaches Association, the Touchdown Club of Memphis announced.   Kentucky received honorable mention for the AFCA’s Academic Achievement Award, which is presented annually to the …

EKU brings more playoff experience against Indiana State, but needs to break losing skid

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  Eastern Kentucky will make its 21 appearance in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday when it hosts Indiana State, but the Colonels will be looking to snap a six-game postseason losing streak.   EKU (9-3) and Indiana State …

Sports Notes: WKU hopes new Conference USA ties lead to a bowl game appearance

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  It’s easy to forget now, what with Western Kentucky standing at 6-5, riding a three-game winning streak and making itself eligible for a bowl game for the fourth year in a row, but first-year head coach Jeff Brohm’s team …

Russ Brown: First or last, UK-Louisville game will define bowl aspirations for both programs

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   LOUISVILLE — Are there oranges in Louisville’s football future?   Before last Saturday’s 31-28 upset of Notre Dame on the road, the Cardinals (8-3) were ticketed for either the Sun Bowl in El …

Eastern Kentucky grabs at-large bid to NCAA playoffs, will face Indiana State Saturday

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  Eastern Kentucky received one of 13 at-large bids to the 2014 NCAA Division I FCS playoffs and will host Missouri Valley Football Conference foe Indiana State in the first round Saturday at 1 p.m. at Roy Kidd Stadium.   …

Baskets hard to find for Montana State as
No. 1 Kentucky soars to overwhelming win

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  Devin Booker scored a career-best 18 points, Aaron Harrison added 14 and No. 1 Kentucky held Montana State scoreless for several stretches Sunday night to race to an 86-28 victory at Rupp Arena.   The Wildcats (5-0) finished just …

Best season in program history ends in Sweet 16 as Wildcats drop decision to No. 2 Virginia

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  The best season in University of Kentucky women’s soccer history came to an end on Sunday at Klöckner Stadium as the Wildcats lost to second-ranked Virginia, 7-0.   The loss in the school’s first appearance in the NCAA Sweet …

Jamie Vaught: Bell County product Morris latest star from mountains to join UK Hoops

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  In 40 years of UK varsity women’s basketball, the Wildcats — formerly called the Lady Kats — have featured a share of players from mountainous southeast Kentucky such as Stacey Reed (London), Sarah Elliott (McKee) and Geri Grigsby (East …