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Battle of the Bluegrass football rivalry renewed: EKU to meet WKU in 2024 at Houchens-Smith Stadium

The football version of the Battle of the Bluegrass will renew when Eastern Kentucky University travels to play at Western Kentucky University in 2024, the two schools announced Monday. The game will be played on Sept. 7, 2024, at Houchens-Smith Stadium in Bowling Green. The most recent meeting between Eastern Kentucky and Western Kentucky came on Sept. 2, 2017. Eastern held Western at bay for much...

Rivalry Renewed: Eastern, Western set to meet in ‘Battle of the Bluegrass’

The “Battle of the Bluegrass” returns to the hardwood tonight at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green as the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team will face rival Western Kentucky for the 156th time at 8 p.m. Eastern (6-1) and Western (3-3) haven’t played since Dec. 8, 2007, when the Hilltoppers claimed a 77-60 victory in Richmond. K.J. Bluford provided the spark off the bench...

Nationally ranked Wildcats' women's soccer program hopes for record crowd on Friday

Kentucky’s women’s soccer team will try to set a new Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex attendance record on Friday when they host the Louisville Cardinals in the annual “Battle of the Bluegrass” at 7:30 p.m. (UK Athletics Photo)   With a strong 3-1-0 start to the 2015 season, including a win over No. 20 Washington, the University of Kentucky women’s soccer team will be trying...

Battle of the Bluegrass donors can bleed Wildcat blue or Cardinal red through Sept. 13

With summer winding down, Kentucky Blood Center donors can show their support of the gridiron fight between Kentucky and Louisville by donating during the Battle of the Bluegrass. The Battle begins Monday, Aug. 26 and runs through Friday, Sept.13.   Donors can register to donate as a Wildcat or Cardinal fan and will receive a Battle of the Bluegrass Game Day T-shirt. They will also be entered...