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Dooley’s first hat trick fuels explosive Wildcat offense in record-setting blanking of Toledo

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  Junior Michaela Dooley netted her first-career hat trick on Sunday afternoon, scoring three of Kentucky’s seven goals en route to a 7-0 win over the Toledo Rockets at the Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex.   It was a …

UK Sports Notes: No. 15 volleyball Cats host tourney; men’s soccer opens against Valpo

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  The 15th-ranked University of Kentucky volleyball team begins its 2015 campaign on Friday evening, hosting the Bluegrass Battle in Memorial Coliseum.   The Wildcats open the season with No. 19 Michigan State on Friday at 7 p.m. before playing …

Keith Taylor: Boom Williams is expecting another big season in Kentucky backfield

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  Stanley “Boom” Williams burst on the scene and had a dynamic first season in Kentucky’s backfield a year ago.   Williams, poised to be the Wildcats’ top running back when the Wildcats open the season on Sept. 5 against …

Calipari adds pair of walk-on guards David and Pulliam to 2015-16 Kentucky roster

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  The Kentucky men’s basketball team has added Jonny David and Dillon Pulliam as walk-ons for the 2015-16 season.   With the addition of David and Pulliam, UK’s roster stands at 14 entering the 2015-16 academic year.   David, a …

Cats represented on 2015 preseason All-SEC team by kicker MacGinnis, Swindle, Stamps

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  The Southeastern Conference announced its 2015 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Team on Tuesday with sophomore kicker Austin MacGinnis, senior offensive lineman Jordan Swindle and senior safety A.J. Stamps earning honors from the league coaches.   MacGinnis was named to the …

Keith Taylor: Towles and Wildcats developed a ‘close-knit’ bond as fall camp comes to close

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  If fall camp is any indication, Patrick Towles is confident Kentucky is going to have a successful season.   The University of Kentucky quarterback and Fort Thomas Highlands graduate has been through three fall camps while with the Wildcats …

San Diego State clamps lid on Kentucky’s offense, takes 2-0 women’s soccer win

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  The No. 16 University of Kentucky women’s soccer team dropped its first match of the 2015 season on Sunday night as the San Diego State Aztecs kept a clean sheet and scored a goal in each half to down …

Keith Taylor: Seeking first bowl berth in five years, seven wins within reach for Wildcats

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  Kentucky hasn’t reached a bowl game in five years, but the Wildcats hope to reverse the trend in Mark Stoops’ third season at the helm.   A year ago, Kentucky turned in a solid first-half campaign, recording five wins …

Mitchell’s Wildcats garner 13 national television appearances featuring SEC foes

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  On the heels of head coach Matthew Mitchell announcing Kentucky’s 2015-16 non-conference schedule last week, the Southeastern Conference announced the Wildcats’ 16-game conference slate Thursday, including 13 appearances on national television with the rest available on SEC Network+.   …

Kentucky State will take on UK in exhibition in first meeting of the schools since 2001

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  The Kentucky State University men’s basketball team will face the University of Kentucky in an exhibition game this season.   The game will take place Nov. 6 at Rupp Arena. Game time, TV network and ticket information are still …

Keith Taylor: UK linebacker Forrest planning on another big year as Cats’ defensive leader

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  Josh Forrest likes to plan ahead and believes proper planning prevents poor performance.   The University of Kentucky senior, a linebacker who converted from wide receiver, was well prepared last season and became one of the most recognizable and …

Calipari adds another top tier recruit for coming season in Australian Humphries

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  Already loaded with one of the best recruiting classes in the country, the Kentucky men’s basketball team has bolstered its 2015-16 frontline with the addition of Australian big man Isaac Humphries, UK head coach John Calipari announced Thursday.   …

FWAA 75th anniversary team includes former Wildcat All-American kick returner Abney

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Kentucky Hall of Fame wide receiver/kick returner Derek Abney – who finished his career breaking or tying seven NCAA records – has been named to the Football Writers Association of America 75th Anniversary Team, it was announced on Thursday.   …

LSU replaces Florida as Kentucky’s primary basketball rival with Senior Day appearance

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  Seeking their second straight regular-season Southeastern Conference championship, the Kentucky Wildcats received their 2016 league schedule with the unveiling of the league slate on the SEC Network.   Kentucky will play all 13 SEC teams at least once during …

Wildcat soccer women open against No. 20 Washington in matchup of ranked teams

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The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team, ranked No. 16 in the National Soccer Coaches Association of American poll, kicks off its 2015 campaign Friday night at the Bell Soccer Complex with a match against No. 20 Washington.   The …