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First visit to Notre Dame memorable as Louisville comes away with big win over Irish

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  Louisville made sure its first trip to South Bend, Ind., was a memorable one. A missed Irish field goal in the final moments helped make it happen   In the first meeting between the two schools located less than …

Western Kentucky sets offensive mark, gains bowl eligibility again with impressive victory

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  Western Kentucky got the win it needed to become bowl-eligible and set a school record on offense in the process.   Quarterback Brandon Doughty completed 26 of 35 passes for 346 yards and five touchdowns Saturday and Western Kentucky …

Russ Brown: Showdown at Notre Dame figures to be a big one for Louisville, Petrino

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  By Russ Brown KyForward correspondent   Growing up in Helena, Montana, Bobby Petrino spent most Saturday mornings in front of the television watching Lindsay Nelson host a show featuring highlights from the previous day’s Notre Dame football game.   …

Ashley Scoby: Win over Louisville, spot in a bowl game would put the icing on the cake

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  Say you’re making a cupcake. You mix just enough batter to make a three-inches-across pastry with no frills. But when you open the oven, a whole, fluffy cake is there.   And suddenly, you find a can of frosting …

Eastern Kentucky wraps up 2014 season
with program’s first visit to SEC foe Florida

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  Eastern Kentucky travels to Gainesville Saturday to take on Southeastern Conference for Florida and the Colonels will be looking for their 10th win of the season, a plateau they haven’t reached since 1994.   This is the 15th straight …

Bowling Green will continue to host high school football championships through 2018

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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association officially extended its agreements with Russell Athletic and Western Kentucky University to partner and host the state football finals through 2018 in a press conference in Bowling Green.   The KHSAA Board of Control …

List of new experiences for Louisville, Petrino will now include football trip to Notre Dame

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  The University of Louisville’s first season in the Atlantic Coast Conference has provided a lot of excitement and provided the Cardinals with some interesting experiences and one of the best might come this weekend when the Cardinals make their …

Sports Notes: College running backs take turns overshadowing other’s performances

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  To say it was a good week in the Commonwealth and around the nation for college running backs in an understatement of epic proportions. They had a day.   Eastern Kentucky’s (and former UK) running back Dy’Shawn Mobley set …

Record-setting performance by Mobley nets EKU back OVC Player of the Week honor

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Running back Dy’Shawn Mobley was named the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week following his record-setting performance in the Eastern Kentucky University football team’s 43-36 win over Murray State on Saturday. Mobley also came away with OVC Newcomer …

Centre posts first 10-0 season since 1955, earns bid to NCAA Division III playoffs

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  After posting its first unbeaten season since 1955, Centre will play in the NCAA Division III Tournament for the second time in four years.   The Colonels (10-0) will travel to play John Carroll (9-1) on Saturday, the NCAA …

Jamie Vaught: Wildcats’ matchup with No. 5 Jayhawks should provide a useful early test

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  Even though the 2014-15 college basketball campaign has just begun, the classic matchup of Kentucky and Kansas on Tuesday night in Indianapolis promises to be an early useful test for both clubs, which are ranked among the Top 5 …

Dobbs torches UK through air and on the ground as Vols add to Cats’ losing streak

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  Tennessee quarterback Josh Dobbs threw for 297 yards and rushed for 48 yards, amassing four total touchdowns to lead the Volunteers to a 50-16 win over Kentucky in the Wildcats’ final Southeastern Conference game of the year, on a …

Career-day from Cats’ transfer Mobley paces Eastern Kentucky’s comeback win over Racers

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  Junior running back Dy’Shawn Mobley set a new program record with six touchdowns as Eastern Kentucky University rallied for a 43-36 win over Murray State Saturday afternoon at Roy Kidd Stadium.   The No. 18 Colonels (9-2, 6-2 OVC) …

Record-setting rushing day fuels Western Kentucky to run-away victory over Army

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  Leon Allen broke the Conference USA single-game rushing yards record with 345 yards and three touchdowns as the Hilltoppers defeated Army 52-24 at Houchens Industries-L.T. Smith Stadium.   Western Kentucky (5-5, 2-4 Conference USA) registered 561 yards of offense …

Ashley Scoby: Topping Tennessee a tall
task, but stranger things have happened

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  Kentucky becoming bowl eligible this weekend against a team that it’s defeated just once since 1984?   Well, when it comes to Kentucky-Tennessee football games, stranger things have happened. But the Wildcats will have their work cut out for …