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UK softball standout Autumn Humes to return in 2021; using extra year granted by NCAA

University of Kentucky softball standout Autumn Humes on Tuesday announced her plans to return to the Wildcats for 2021. Humes was a senior in 2020, but with the extra year of eligibility granted by the NCAA, the Arkansas native has decided to play for Kentucky again in 2021. Humes has appeared in 90 games for the Wildcats during her career as a pitcher and designated player. Humes this past season...

Former EKU softball player Stacye Toups now on front lines of COVID-19 battle in Spain

It’s only been two weeks, but Stacye Toups has already seen 15 people die from coronavirus complications. She had to call the families of five of those patients. Toups is exhausted, both physically and mentally. Supplies are running low. And she knows there are many more weeks like this to come. Welcome to the life of a basic needs doctor at a nursing home in Madrid, Spain — the hardest-hit...