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Former UK center fielder Cousino wins
spot on Northwest League All-Star team


  Former Kentucky star center fielder Austin Cousino has been named to the Northwest League North Division All-Star Team. The game will be played Aug. 6 in Eugene, Ore.   A native of Dublin, Ohio, Cousino has hit .281 (43-for-153) …

Sports Notes: AJ Reed earns promotion
to Quad Cities after hot professional debut


  Less than two months after playing his last game as a Kentucky Wildcat, college baseball’s consensus Player of the Year AJ Reed is on the move.   Reed, who capped a dream season by winning the Golden Spikes Award …

KHSAA finds Cordia High School used ineligible players, suspends basketball team


Following a year-long investigation, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has determined than Cordia High School violated a number of KHSAA bylaws, including the use of ineligible players, and its boys’ basketball team will not be allowed to play during …

Pair of junior baseball Wildcats earn starts
in 2014 Cape Cod League All-Star game


  Kentucky junior stars Kyle Barrett and Kyle Cody earned starting assignments in the 2014 Cape Cod League All-Star Game, with the Western Division posting a 5-0 win over the East, on Sunday night in Bourne, Mass., at Bourne’s Doran …

Legendary Kentucky three-way sports star Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones passes away at 88


  Wallace “Wah Wah” Jones, the last surviving member of the famous Fabulous Five, passed away Sunday at the age of 88.   Jones, who also played football and baseball at Kentucky, joined with Alex Groza, Cliff Barker, Ralph Beard …

Season Preview: Annual Kentucky
Football Kickoff Luncheon set for Friday


The annual University of Kentucky Football Kickoff Luncheon presented by Kroger will be held Friday beginning at noon at the Lexington Hyatt Regency’s Patterson Ballroom.   During the luncheon, attendees will hear from the radio Voice of the Wildcats, Tom …

UK’s Nick Anderson finishes season as USA Junior Champion and World Junior Finalist


  Kentucky freshman Nick Anderson finished eighth in the International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships 110-Meter Hurdles Final while representing the United States on Thursday at Oregon’s Hayward Field.   Running out of lane eight, Anderson clocked a …

ESPN, Time Warner Cable, Bright House reach agreement to carry SEC Network


  ESPN, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have reached an agreement for carriage of the SEC Network when the channel launches on Aug. 14, 2014.   The network will be available to fans and followers of the Southeastern …

Team to sign autographs, host an open practice at Football Fan Day on Aug. 9


  Kentucky Football Fan Day has been set for Saturday, Aug. 9, at Nutter Fieldhouse at 9 a.m., with a practice open to the fans following at 10:45 a.m. at Commonwealth Stadium. Admission and parking is free of charge.   …

Professional Wildcat alums will face off against non-UK pros in the alumni game


  For the first time in three years, a team of UK pros will face a team of non-UK pros.   Tickets for the 2014 UK Men’s Basketball Alumni Charity Game, which will be held August 24, at 6 p.m. …

Nick Anderson to compete at World Junior Championships, will represent Team USA


  Nick Anderson will trade in his Kentucky uniform for that of Team USA when he competes at the International Association of Athletics Federations World Junior Championships at Oregon’s Hayward Field this week.   The United States is hosting an …

Lanter, Malone, Polson honored by national coaches group for excellence in the classroom


  Three UK men’s basketball players have been honored by the National Association of Basketball Coaches for excellence in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic school year. Tod Lanter, Sam Malone and Jarrod Polson were all tabbed to the NABC’s …

King staves off threat from Wildcat Gomez
in Kentucky Bank Tennis Tourney qualifier


When Evan King plays against a college student-athlete on the pro circuit, especially on that player’s home court, the last thing he said he ever does is take him lightly.   “I know, I was a college student,” said King, …

UK’s Stoops: There’s plenty of support for football program in basketball-mad Bluegrass


  By Glenn Osborne KyForward sports editor   Everywhere Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops goes, he hears the question. He probably hears it in his sleep.   What’s it like coaching football in basketball-crazy Kentucky at a school famous …

Kentucky senior center Max Godby among 182 nominees for AFCA Good Works Team


University of Kentucky senior center Max Godby has been named one of 182 nominees to the 2014 Allstate AFCA (American Football Coaches Association) Good Works Team, which is the top college football honor for recognizing outstanding community service achievements.   …