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Mobley goes for 183 yards on the ground, three scores as EKU takes down UT Martin

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  Eastern Kentucky put the pedal to the metal in the second half and pulled away from host Tennessee Martin Saturday afternoon, 49-24.   The No. 22 Colonels outscored the Skyhawks 21-0 in the final 30 minutes of the Ohio …

Gardner connects with Quick twice as Louisville takes 34-3 victory over FIU

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  James Quick caught two touchdown passes from Will Gardner 45 seconds apart late in the first half, Gerod Holliman ran one of his two interceptions back for another score and Louisville topped Florida International 34-3 on Saturday night.   …

No. 19 Lindsey Wilson keeps offensive roll going, knocks off Pikeville once again, 44-14

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  Nineteenth-ranked Lindsey Wilson scored on their first six offensive possessions to power past Pikeville 44-14 on Saturday afternoon at the Hambley Athletic Complex.   The Blue Raiders move to 3-1 on the year and 1-0 in the Mid-South East …

Jamie Vaught: New Schnellenberger book contains much to interest Kentucky fans

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  During the early days, around 1960, when a young Howard Schnellenberger was working as an assistant football coach at Kentucky, he did something that was forbidden on the UK campus.   Since he was late for a team meeting, …

Ashley Scoby: UK’s fresh-faced newcomers bringing a refreshing swagger to the table

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  It was immediately thrown into the conversation as one of the best plays Kentucky football has seen in years, and maybe longer: Stanley “Boom” Williams earned his nickname when he turned a busted play into a reverse-field scamper into …

Billy Reed: It’s time for fans, media to hold sports ‘heroes’ accountable for their behavior

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Regarding the current beleaguered state of the NFL, we all know there’s plenty of blame to go around. But just for a moment, let’s stop pointing fingers at Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, Commissioner Roger Goodell and others. Instead, let’s look …

Colonels travel to Tennessee Martin for
Ohio Valley Conference season opener

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  Eastern Kentucky will open the Ohio Valley Conference portion of its schedule Saturday when the Colonels take the road to meet Tennessee Martin in a 1 p.m. kick-off.   The Colonels are ranked in the top 25 in two …

Wildcats making good use of bye week by working on fundamentals, getting healthy

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  Kentucky head coach Mark Stoops made it clear after Saturday’s loss at Florida that while he was proud of his team’s effort in getting to triple overtime, he wasn’t satisfied.   But he knew there was work ahead and …

Lindsey Wilson ranks 22nd in latest volleyball poll; football coaches tab Blue Raiders No. 19

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  The Lindsey Wilson volleyball team maintained its place in the NAIA Volleyball Coaches’ Top 25 poll, settling in at No. 22 in the second edition of the regular-season rankings as released by the national office.   Meanwhile, the Blue …

Petrino says Louisville not ‘going to panic’ after suffering initial defeat of the season

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  The University of Louisville football team will need a short memory to erase the bad taste in their mouths left after the 23-21 loss at Virginia on Saturday.   The Cardinals, 2-1 overall, returned to the practice field to …

Sports Notes: Fans camping out for Madness tickets, but they will be talking up UK football

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  In a way, it’s too bad Kentucky doesn’t have a game to play this weekend, its bye coming just four weeks into the season.   Undoubtedly, coach Mark Stoops’ Cats could use some time to recover from the bruising …

Unbeaten Eastern Kentucky moves up to
No. 22, No. 23 in pair of college grid polls

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  Thanks to three straight wins to start the 2014 campaign, the Eastern Kentucky University football team has earned a spot in both major FCS top-25 polls this week.   The Colonels check in at No. 22 in the FCS …

UK Notes: Big day against Florida earns Freshman of the Week honors for Johnson

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After setting a Kentucky freshman record with 154 receiving yards on Saturday at Florida, wide receiver Garrett Johnson has been tabbed the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week, it was announced during SEC Now on the SEC Network.   A …

Mobley dices Morehead for 123 yards, named OVC Offensive Player of the Week for EKU

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Running back Dy’Shawn Mobley was named the Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in Eastern Kentucky’s 55-13 triumph over Morehead State Saturday evening. Mobley also came away with OVC Newcomer of the Week accolades.   …

Jamie Vaught: Despite three overtime loss to Gators, Kentucky looking much more ‘SECish’

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  The Big Blue Nation is bubbling with enthusiasm this week after the football Wildcats’ stunning performance in their near-upset bid against Florida, falling in a three-overtime 36-30 thriller at The Swamp Saturday night.   After five straight losing campaigns, …