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UK runners named Mr. and Miss Wildcat to lead athletes recognized at Catspy Awards

  UK Athletics presented 24 honors at the 11th annual CATSPY Awards, held Monday at Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performance during the 2012-13 year. With co-winners in some categories, a total of four teams and 18 individuals were recognized.   Gymnastics and rifle were named Teams of the Year for their achievements. The gymnastics team posted the program’s highest-ever...

UK rifle team hopes hard work pays off with repeat of recent NCAA success

By Will Fawns KyForward contributor   UK rifle team members are not only making noise by the pulling of their triggers, they are also making noise in the NCAA.   The rifle team is currently ranked No. 3 going into the NCAA Championships. The team morale is high going into the most important part of their season.   “The season is going pretty good,” freshman Connor Davis said....

Jon Hale: Unlikely rise to prominence makes Josh Harrellson state's top 2011 sports figure

What image comes to mind when you think of the 2011 Kentucky sports year?   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] Is it Matt Roark being lifted off the field after the University of Kentucky football team finally took down Tennessee? Is it Brandon Knight sending the Wildcats to the Final Four? Is it the Kentucky Derby or maybe the NBA draft?   Or maybe, like me, when you think about the...