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UK men’s golf team facing tough field this weekend in SEC Championship Tourney


  Fresh off a win in the Bluegrass Invitational, the University of Kentucky men’s golf team returns to the course in the SEC Championship this weekend in St. Simons Island, Ga, at the highly regarded Sea Island Golf Club. The …

Attfield looking for his fifth win in Keeneland’s closing day feature race


Trainer Roger Attfield will bid for his fifth win in Keeneland’s traditional closing-day feature Friday when he sends out Stella Perdomo’s Forte Dei Marmi (GB) in the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) at 1½ miles on the turf.   The Selkirk …

Lindsey Wilson men’s golf team claims
Mid-South Conference Championship


  The Lindsey Wilson men’s golf team claimed the 2014 Mid-South Conference Tournament Championship on Wednesday at the Bardstown Country Club at Maywood after shooting a team score of 295 in the final round.   Lindsey Wilson led by 11 …

No. 12 Louisville rallies for seven unanswered runs to halt Morehead State’s upset bid


The No. 12 Louisville baseball team plated seven unanswered runs over its last four at-bats to post a 7-3 victory over visiting Morehead State before a crowd of 1,007 on Wednesday night at Patterson Stadium.   The Cardinals, who have …

Eastern Kentucky women fall short in bid
for second straight OVC golf championship


  In its bid for back-to-back Ohio Valley Conference Championships, the Eastern Kentucky University’s women’s golf team came up just short during the final round on Wednesday, finishing two shots behind Murray State.   The Colonels led after the first …

Stoops brothers stage family reunion during UK practice at Nutter Training Facility


  It was a family reunion of sorts at the Nutter Training Facility on Wednesday, as Mark Stoops was joined on the practice field by brothers Mark and Mike.   Oklahoma — where Bob and Mike serve as head coach …

Eastern Kentucky men looking for first Ohio Valley Conference golf title since 2008


  Eastern Kentucky University’s men’s golf team begins play at the 2014 Ohio Valley Conference Championship on Friday, participating in the three-day event that will be contested at The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals in Muscle Shoals, …

Bowman leaves Transylvania to become head men’s soccer coach at Carnegie Mellon


Brandon Bowman, who coached Transylvania’s men’s soccer team for 13-years and led the Pioneers to seven NCAA tournament appearances, has been named head coach of the nationally-recognized Carnegie Mellon Tartans’ men’s soccer program following a national search.   Bowman becomes …

Eleven new members set to enter Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Sunday


The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be inducted Sunday during the association’s annual banquet at the Lexington Center at 12 p.m.   This year’s class of 11 members features former student-athletes Fred Bishop (Pineville), Jeff Brohm (Louisvile …

Poythress, Johnson each announce their
decision to play for the Wildcats next season


Sophomore forward Alex Poythress and freshman center Dakari Johnson said Wednesday in separate statements that they will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season.   “Playing in the NBA has always been a dream of mine, …

Claiborne Farm will be signature sponsor
of Keeneland’s 2014 Breeders’ Futurity


Claiborne Farm has become the signature sponsor of Keeneland’s Breeders’ Futurity (G1), to be held Saturday, Oct. 4.   The purse for the Claiborne Breeders’ Futurity will increase from $400,000 to $500,000 in 2014. The stakes, for 2-year-olds at 1 …

UK’s Randle makes it official: He’ll advance
to the NBA so he can ‘achieve my dream’


  Kentucky forward Julius Randle finally made it official Tuesday, announcing that he’ll leave his Wildcat family to enter the NBA.   Randle held a news conference at Memorial Coliseum to end the speculation over whether he would return for …

Legends to host local MLB Pitch, Hit
and Run competition on Saturday


The Lexington Legends will serve as host for a local level of the Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit and Run Presented by Scott’s Competition on Saturday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.   Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition …

Northern Kentucky men’s golf team ninth
in Atlantic Sun Conference Championship


  The Northern Kentucky University men’s golf team posted a ninth-place finish at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship Tuesday at the Legends Course of the Chateau Elan Golf Club in Braselton, Ga.   NKU turned in rounds of 312-307-310 for …

Keeneland will be part of NBC’s expanded coverage of Breeder’s Cup Series this fall


  The Breeders’ Cup, the most prestigious event in international horse racing, announced that it is expanding its partnership with NBC Sports Group to televise a series of 18 Breeders’ Cup Challenge races from top tracks in the U.S., from …