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Five-hitter by Nunley not enough as top-ranked Gators bring end to UK’s season

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  Kentucky junior pitcher Kelsey Nunley allowed just one earned run on five hits, but No. 1 national seed Florida got another dominating pitching performance from senior pitcher Lauren Haeger and an infield RBI single in the fourth inning, lifting …

Suddenly hot Wildcats look to advance in NCAA Super Regional against No. 1 Gators

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  After rolling through the NCAA South Bend Regional with three straight wins, including a victory over No. 16 national seed Notre Dame, the Kentucky softball team hopes to continue its winning ways this weekend when it travels to face …

Former special assistant Barbee will return to role on bench for Calipari, Cats next season

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  Tony Barbee has been promoted to assistant coach, head men’s basketball coach John Calipari announced Friday.   Barbee, a former head coach at Auburn and UTEP, spent last season as a special assistant. He takes the spot left open …

Up for the Challenge: Calipari’s Wildcats face demanding 13-game non-conference schedule

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  John Calipari demands the gold standard in every aspect of the Kentucky men’s basketball program. The Wildcats’ 2015-16 schedule will once again meet that demand with a 13-game non-conference schedule that features 10 games against teams that advanced to …

Calipari picks up Alltech 2015 Humanitarian Award for helping others ‘reach their dreams’

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Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari received Alltech’s prestigious 2015 Humanitarian Award on his home court at Rupp Arena on Wednesday after addressing more than 3,000 attendees from 68 nations on the closing day of the Alltech REBELation, an international …

Wildcats’ women’s soccer program adds Mexican National Team member Samarzich

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The University of Kentucky women’s soccer program and head coach Jon Lipsitz announced the addition of Tanya Samarzich on Tuesday afternoon, a member of the Mexican Full Women’s National Team, and winner of the Golden Boot in the 2014 CONCACAF …

Early departure from SEC Tournament leaves Kentucky hoping for an NCAA at-large bid

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  Behind a strong start from Cole Lipscomb and three runs over the third and fourth innings, Auburn posted a 6-3 elimination game win over Kentucky in the first-round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament, on Tuesdayat the Hoover Met.   …

Calipari denies New Orleans media reports that he has interest in coaching Pelicans

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  By Glenn Osborne KyForward sports editor   Hours after media speculation in New Orleans that he was interested in discussing a move to the NBA’s Pelicans, Kentucky head basketball coach John Calipari said Tuesday he had no plans to …

Kentucky center Toth named to Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List for top lineman

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Kentucky football center Jon Toth has been named to the 2015 Rimington Trophy Spring Watch List.   As a freshman, Toth was named to the SEC All-Freshman Team by league coaches after helping three different UK players rush for 400-plus …

All-Southeastern Conference honors for UK’s Shelby; Barrett grabs second team accolades

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  Kentucky baseball standouts JaVon Shelby, Kyle Barrett and Evan White have earned postseason All-Southeastern Conference honors, as selected by the league coaches.   Shelby, UK’s sophomore second baseman, earned first-team accolades, with Barrett – a junior centerfielder – tabbed …

Sports Notes: Despite conference upgrade to ACC, Louisville still hitting on all cylinders

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  Those predicting a tumble for the University of Louisville’s baseball program following its move to the Atlantic Coast Conference this year couldn’t have been more wrong.   The third-ranked Cardinals picked up right where they left off last year …

UK’s Harper on U.S. Pan American team; UofL pair earn spots on U-19 World squad

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Kentucky women’s basketball sophomore guard Linnae Harper will once again represent the United States for USA Basketball this time as one of the 12 members of the 2015 U.S. Pan American Women’s Basketball team.   Harper earned a spot on …

Kentucky faces Auburn in record-tying fourth straight appearance in SEC baseball tourney

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  After advancing to its school-record tying fourth consecutive Southeastern Conference Tournament berth, eighth-seeded Kentucky will face No. 9 seed Auburn in a single-elimination first-round game, with first pitch on Tuesday slated for 5:30 p.m. at the Hoover Met.   …

Nunley, Joiner key UK over Notre Dame, into NCAA Super Regional for third straight year

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  Senior outfielder Kara Howard laced a leadoff single up the middle to start the seventh inning before senior catcher Griffin Joiner hit a clutch single to rightfield to score two runs, lifting Kentucky to its third straight appearance in …

Cody in command as Wildcats parlay ninth-inning homers into series win over Mizzou

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  Kyle Cody tossed a three-hitter over seven shutout innings and Kentucky got ninth-inning home runs from Evan White and JaVon Shelby, leading the Wildcats to a crucial 8-2 win over Missouri to claim the rubber match on Saturday afternoon …