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Hoping to build on rare SEC sweep, Wildcats step out of conference play to face Xavier

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  Coming off a three-game sweep of Tennessee over the weekend, Kentucky will step out of non-conference action to host Xavier on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium.   The game will be broadcast live on the UK …

Wildcats use long ball to subdue Tennessee, complete first SEC sweep in three seasons

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  Ka’ai Tom and JaVon Shelby hit back-to-back bombs in the fifth inning and Zach Logue worked 2.2 shutout innings in relief for the win, pacing Kentucky to a 5-3 win over Tennessee to sweep the Vols in a three-game …

Anthony Davis, former Wildcats enter NBA playoffs hoping to take next step as pros

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  By Jonathan Coffman KyForward intern   The NBA season concluded Wednesday, and five former Kentucky players made it into the postseason. But the former star getting the most attention is the one making his first playoff appearance.   Former …

Cauley-Stein delivers first pitch, but Legends unable to get victory in 2015 home opener

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  Chase Simpson’s eighth-inning home run tied the game and a triple by Pablo Reyes drove home the go-ahead run as the West Virginia Power came from behind to beat the Lexington Legends 4-2 Thursday night, spoiling the Legends’ home …

Three-game SEC series with Gamecocks begins final homestand for UK softball

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  Looking to end its 2015 regular-season home schedule on a high note, the No. 14 University of Kentucky softball team wraps up its home portion of the 2015 schedule with an eight-game homestand, starting this weekend with a three-game …

Kentucky back in Southeastern Conference play with three-game set against Volunteers

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  Kentucky will continue a five-game home stand with a three-game conference baseball series with Tennessee, with the opener set for Thursday at 7 p.m. at Cliff Hagan Stadium.   The series will resume on Friday at 6:30 p.m. and …

Ashley Scoby: Following final spring practice, Stoops sees signs Cats are on the right track

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  In a sport that’s built off bone-crushing tackles and brute strength, going “through the motions” as a football player is perhaps even more unacceptable than in any other sport. So consistency, although often used as a buzzword in other …

Hilltoppers play long ball twice, rally for
extra inning baseball win over Wildcats

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  Down to its last strike in the ninth inning, Anderson Miller pulled a game-tying two-run homer, and in the 10th inning Harrison Scanlon’s two-strike, two-out run-scoring triple lifted Western Kentucky to a 5-3 win over Kentucky, on Tuesday night …

Third-ranked Gators overcome strong start from UK’s Nunley to complete series sweep

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Junior pitcher Kelsey Nunley had another strong outing in the circle Monday, limiting No. 3 Florida to two earned runs on six hits with three strikeouts, but the Gators claimed a 2-0 victory and completed a three-game …

Sports Notes: Decision to leave early means seven Cats still not finished chasing records

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  Kentucky dealt with pressure all season long, pressure to be the best, pressure to win every game and, finally, pressure to win a national championship.   Shortly after the season came to a sudden halt, two wins short of …

Razorbacks reach Cody early, silence Wildcats’ offense to clinch SEC series

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  Arkansas plated four runs in the first three innings to jump out to an early lead and Keaton McKinney tossed a complete-game, four-hitter to post a 7-3 win over Kentucky in the series rubber match on Sunday afternoon in …

Stokes, Joiner blast seventh homers for Cats, but No. 3 Florida rallies for 6-3 softball win

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  Junior shortstop Christian Stokes and senior catcher Griffin Joiner each blasted their team-best seventh home runs of the season, but with two outs in the bottom of the fourth inning No. 3 Florida rallied for six runs on four …

UK Sports Notebook: Cats head south to to face No. 3 Gators; baseball squad meets Hogs

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  With three wins the last two weekends against top-five ranked teams, the No. 13 University of Kentucky softball team’s schedule doesn’t get any easier this weekend, as the Wildcats travel to face the defending national champions and No. 3 …

Former Louisville, Minnesota assistant McHale takes the reins at Eastern Kentucky

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  Eastern Kentucky University has chosen Dan McHale, a former University of Louisville and Minnesota assistant, to be its men’s basketball head coach, and he was introduced during a news conference Thursday in McBrayer Arena.   “We are ecstatic to …

Jamie Vaught: Cal’s record-seeking Wildcats provided fans a once-in-a-lifetime experience

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  Just a few days after Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns graced the cover of Sports Illustrated with the Wildcats gunning to become college basketball’s first undefeated squad since 1976, UK’s memorable campaign came to a crashing halt this past Easter weekend. …