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Transy’s Greg Todd named women’s
head basketball coach at Morehead


  Transylvnaia’s Greg Todd, who has won nearly 80 percent of his games as a head coach, has been named head women’s basketball coach at Morehead State.   A press conference to formally introduce Todd will be held Monday at …

Young becomes year’s first Wildcat
freshman to declare for June NBA draft


  University of Kentucky freshman All-Southeastern Conference selection James Young will forego his sophomore season and enter his name in this year’s NBA Draft.   “My time at Kentucky has been special to me, something I’ll always treasure, but I …

Transylvania University invites neighbors
to see new $10 million athletics complex


  Transylvania University will open its arms to the neighborhood on April 26, with the dedication of its $10-million Athletics Complex on Fourth Street.   Public tours will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the 555 West Fourth Street facility and …

Mine That Bird returns to Keeneland
to highlight “50 to 1″ Movie Tour


  The “50 to 1″ Movie Tour arrives at Keeneland Friday to celebrate Mine That Bird’s implausible journey to victory in the 2009 Kentucky Derby.   The story is documented in the feature-length film, which also opens in Kentucky on …

Sports Notes: Colonels place three on
All-OVC team; KHSAA adds field hockey


Eastern Kentucky landed two players on the All-Ohio Valley women’s tennis team while the men earned one spot.   Following a vote of league coaches, EKU juniors Amandine Faouzi and   were first-team picks for the second year in a …

Legends interrupt long road trip with
brief homestand at Whitaker Bank Ballpark


  It’s just a three-game homestand, but there is a variety of fun for fans to go along with the Lexington Legends series against the Augusta GreenJackets at Whitaker Bank Ballpark, including Thirsty Thursday, Ladies Night, a Ford Fireworks show …

Kentucky announces Jalen Whitlow will leave football program after decision to transfer


Jalen Whitlow, who started eight games for Kentucky at quarterback last season, has decided to transfer, the school announced Wednesday.   “We respect Jalen and his decision as we want the best for him. I thank Jalen for his contributions …

Northern Kentucky’s Maginley first men’s tennis Academic All-Conference selection


  Northern Kentucky University’s Jody Maginley was honored as a part of the Atlantic Sun Conference All-Academic Team for men’s tennis, the league office announced.   Maginley, a sophomore from St. John’s, Antigua, became NKU’s first Academic All-Conference honoree in …

End of basketball season hasn’t slowed Calipari as national book tour continues


  Although it’s been just over a week since Kentucky fell to Connecticut in the NCAA Championship game in Arlington, Wildcat coach John Calipari hasn’t seen a break in his schedule.   He has spent this week on a whirlwind …

Kentucky completes season sweep
of Louisville with 4-2 road victory


  Freshmen Zack Brown and Logan Salow combined to work six shutout innings in relief and Kyle Cody came on to earn his third save of the year with a shutout ninth, as No. 19 Kentucky posted a 4-2 win …

Campbellsville becomes first in state to offer bass fishing as intercollegiate varsity sport


Campbellsville University athletics announced Tuesday that co-ed collegiate bass fishing will become the school’s next intercollegiate varsity sport, beginning in 2014-15.   Campbellsville student anglers have participated in the school’s Fishing Club since 2010, but this announcement will make Campbellsville …

Louisville All-American Schimmell gets call
to WNBA, joins Atlanta Dream as eighth pick


Louisville’s All-American guard Shoni Schimmel was selected as the eighth pick in the 2014 WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream at the at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Schimmel will play along former Louisville great Angel McCoughtry.   Schimmel …

UK Hoops star Stallworth selected 25th overall in WNBA draft by Connecticut Sun


University of Kentucky women’s basketball senior forward DeNesha Stallworth was the 25th overall selection in the 2014 Women’s National Basketball Association Draft as she was chosen by the Connecticut Sun in the third round on Monday night in Montville, Conn. …

Eastern’s Bryan Soloman earns accolades
as Ohio Valley Conference Player of Week


Eastern Kentucky University senior Bryan Soloman was named adidas Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week on Monday.   Soloman had a tremendous week at the plate for EKU. In five games the Monroe, Conn., native had a .350 average …

Kentucky sophomore Cauley-Stein wants
to come back for another NCAA title run


  Sophomore forward Willie Cauley-Stein will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season, he announced on Twitter Monday.   “I want to come back and have a chance to win a national championship, while also getting …