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Ashley Scoby: For UK’s Dupree, getting that first road win equals a rowdy plane trip home

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  Bud Dupree has had a few too many quiet plane rides in his lifetime – or at least in his career at Kentucky.   Since he arrived at UK, Dupree – and the rest of his senior class – …

No. 18 Wildcats continue volleyball roll with fifth consecutive victory, top Volunteers, 3-0

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  Senior Lauren O’Conner had 19 kills for the second consecutive match to lead the No. 18 Kentucky volleyball team to a 3-0 (25-19, 25-17, 25-18) victory over Tennessee Wednesday night at Memorial Coliseum.   The Wildcats (18-4, 9-2 Southeastern …

Ashley Scoby: Mitchell may be changing his approach, but core principles remain firm

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  Matthew Mitchell is the same coach he’s always been: loud, exuberant, passionate and someone who relates well to his players.   He also pushes hard, and that’s something that won’t change this year: Point guard Jen O’Neill said Mitchell …

Brown sees improving UK running game as critical factor as Missouri looms on horizon

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  One of the major focuses for Kentucky offensive coordinator Neal Brown heading into this week’s game at Missouri was improving the running game.   After the Wildcats opened the year with at least 230 rushing yards in three of …

In battle of ranked team, Kentucky fights to double overtime road draw with Ohio State

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  Stefan Stojkovic scored his second goal of the season on 20 minutes, but Ohio State’s Ryan Ivancic equalized six minutes later and the 16th-ranked Kentucky men’s soccer team and the Buckeyes played to a 1-1 tie in double overtime …

Single-game tickets available for UK women’s basketball games, including Top 10 matchups

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  Single-game tickets for the University of Kentucky women’s basketball’s 15-game home schedule are now available.   The 2014-15 home slate is highlighted by eight Southeastern Conference opponents, including matchups with preseason top-10 opponents Tennessee, Texas A&M and South Carolina …

Jamie Vaught: Lyles says missing time due to injury makes him appreciate basketball more

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Freshman Trey Lyles didn’t play during Kentucky’s Bahamas tour back in August because he was recovering from a minor leg surgery.   But when the 6-10 McDonald’s All-American from Indianapolis first saw the Wildcats using the two-platoon system during the …

Sports Notes: Mumme brings Air Raid back to Kentucky, but Blue Raiders steal his thunder

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  Kentucky’s Air Raid offense was on national display last Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium, but two hours to the southwest, the original architect of the hurry-up attack could also be seen calling plays.   Far from the shiny CBS trucks …

Tenth hat trick in UK program’s history leads to C-USA Player of Week honor for Matsoso

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Kentucky men’s soccer sophomore Napo Matsoso was named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week after he posted the 10th hat trick in UK history on Saturday.   Matsoso scored the first three goals of 19th-ranked Kentucky’s 4-3 win over …

Kentucky increases winning streak to five
as 23rd-ranked Georgia upended at home

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  The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team collected another three points in Southeastern Conference play on Sunday night as the Wildcats beat No. 23 Georgia for its fifth-straight win, and fifth-straight shutout, 2-0 at Turner Soccer Stadium in Athens. …

Jamie Vaught: Despite loss to No. 1 Bulldogs, Towles is becoming a star on national scene

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In 1997 we had Heisman Trophy candidate Peyton Manning of No. 5 Tennessee and Tim Couch of unranked Kentucky in a passing shootout, tossing for nearly 1,000 yards at Commonwealth Stadium.   In 2014 we had Heisman Trophy candidate Dak …

Ashley Scoby: ‘Almost’ just not quite good enough as UK falls to top-ranked Bulldogs

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  Almost.   It was a perfect dime dropped by quarterback Patrick Towles into the hands of Ryan Timmons in the end zone for a touchdown that would have pulled Kentucky to within one possession of No. 1 Mississippi State …

Wildcats’ fourth straight shutout clinches berth in SEC women’s soccer tournament

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  Kentucky’s women’s soccer team used a goal in each half to move into third place on the 2014 Southeastern Conference table with a 2-0 win over the LSU Tigers on Friday night at the LSU Soccer Stadium, clinching its …

Billy Reed: Month filled with critical football games could muscle hoops out of spotlight

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Beginning on Saturday, Louisville and Kentucky will embark upon what I believe to be the most important, interesting and significant 35-day period in the history of major-college football in the commonwealth. Heck, it might even be exciting enough to detract …

Northington to be featured in CBS Sports documentary about integrating the SEC

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CBS Sports Network will present “Forward Progress: The Integration of SEC Football,” a one-hour documentary about Nate Northington, the first African American football player in the Southeastern Conference, and the impact his arrival had on the University of Kentucky, the …