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William Burton, 12, collapses on Grayson ball field; survives through family’s faith and Cinci Children’s

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today Her oldest son was lifeless on a hospital gurney in the trauma room as doctors tried desperately to figure out how to save him. 
Amy Burton knew who was ultimately in charge. 
“It was chaos. So much was happening, and he was in bad shape. These medical professionals, who were fantastic and are great, had no idea what to do but Amy knew exactly,” said her pastor,...

American Baseball Coaches Association names UK 2018 Team Academic Excellence Award winner

The University of Kentucky baseball team received a 2018 Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association, it was last week. The Wildcats are the only Southeastern Conference program to earn the distinction for the 2017-18 academic year. The ABCA honors teams that post a cumulative grade-point average over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for the entire academic year. Nearly 300 programs...

Jamie Vaught: March Madness may be on everyone’s mind, but baseball season is right around the corner

Even though most folks are still focusing on basketball right now with March Madness just around the corner, UK’s highly-respected baseball team has already begun its 2018 campaign on a high note, posting a 7-1 record in nonconference action going into this week’s games. As you probably remember, Kentucky baseballers – who will face Arkansas for their first SEC weekend series in mid-March —...