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August 2, 2020

Former Wildcat Chris Rusin called up by the Braves

Maggie Davis 12:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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A former Wildcat has found his new home in the big leagues. Chris Rusin, a Bat Cat from the 2006-09 teams, had his contract selected by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. The left-handed pitcher isn’t a total stranger to the Braves – he signed a minor league deal with the team back in January. When…

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July 27, 2020

NCAA allowing fall sports other than football to play 50% of games

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

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We’re still awaiting the fate of college football this fall — which will be decided by the conferences — but today, the NCAA granted some relief for other fall sports. This afternoon, the Division I Council Coordination Committee approved a blanket waiver that will allow men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, field…

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July 26, 2020

WATCH: KSR exclusive with Kentucky Cheer Head Coach Ryan O’Connor

Abbigale Harrison 1:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

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It’s the role Coach Ryan O’Connor was born to fulfill. KSR sat down for a one-on-one (virtual!) conversation with Kentucky’s new head cheerleading coach to discuss her cheerleading career, beginning at Lexington’s Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and continuing throughout college and with USA Cheer. Now, she’s coaching the best talent the sport has to…

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July 25, 2020

Have you spotted Sydney McLaughlin in the new Gatorade commercial?

Nick Roush 1:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20

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Sports are back. Gatorade is celebrating their return from the coronavirus pandemic with a new campaign starring former UK track and field star, Sydney McLaughlin. McLaughlin was set to hurdle her way onto the podium at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Postponed for a year, during her free time she’s been working with Gatorade. In…

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July 23, 2020

Kentucky Golf Team Named Academic National Champions

Nick Roush 9:00pm July 23, 2020 7/23/20 Comments Disabled

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The brightest college golfers in America represent the University of Kentucky. Thursday evening the Golf Coaches Association of America announced the winners of this year’s outstanding academic awards. The Kentucky golf team was named Academic National Champions for finishing with the top GPA in Division I golf. The Wildcats had the top overall GPA among all…

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July 14, 2020

SEC postpones start of Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country seasons

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:10pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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Here we go. The SEC just announced that it is postponing the start of volleyball, soccer, and cross country seasons through at least August 31 in hopes of providing “additional time to prepare for the safe return of competition.” The delay will include exhibition and non-conference games. From the SEC: SEC institutions will continue to…

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Brooks, Maxey, Sestina and 88 other Wildcats make SEC First-Year Honor Roll

Drew Franklin 2:30pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

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First-year student-athletes at the University of Kentucky shined in the classroom with 91 Wildcats occupying spots on the Southeastern Conference’s First-Year Academic Honor Roll. To make the 2019-20 First-Year Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete had to maintain a 3.0 GPA (among other requirements) in their coursework from the 2019 summer semester through this past spring…

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July 12, 2020

There’s a new uniform debate in town…

Maggie Davis 10:30pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Earlier this week, KSR asked you to make an important decision: Kentucky’s denim uniforms or checkerboard uniforms? Here’s a reminder of your two choices: Now, there’s a new debate in town when it comes to Kentucky’s best (or worst) uniforms in school history. The UK Baseball Twitter account posed the question on Twitter: yay or…

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WATCH: Rookie Cole Custer’s exciting win at Kentucky Speedway

Maggie Davis 7:30pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

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Live sports are officially back in the Bluegrass, and a rookie has claimed the first place finish. Cole Custer became the first rookie winner in the NASCAR Cup Series in nearly four years, surging to the lead in a four-wide, final-lap scramble Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. The race was Custer’s 20th series start in his young…

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July 10, 2020

Kentucky Cheerleading announces 2020-21 roster

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

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The Kentucky Cheerleading program is moving forward. This afternoon, new head coach Ryan Martin O’Connor announced the roster for the 2020-21 squad. The 45 members were chosen through a virtual tryout process, with O’Connor and a select group of judges selecting the team from video submissions. Which cheerleaders are on the Blue squad and which…

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August 2, 2020

Former Wildcat Chris Rusin called up by the Braves

Maggie Davis 12:00pm August 2, 2020 8/2/20

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A former Wildcat has found his new home in the big leagues. Chris Rusin, a Bat Cat from the 2006-09 teams, had his contract selected by the Atlanta Braves on Saturday. The left-handed pitcher isn’t a total stranger to the Braves – he signed a minor league deal with the team back in January. When…

Read More

July 27, 2020

NCAA allowing fall sports other than football to play 50% of games

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 4:30pm July 27, 2020 7/27/20

3 categories

1 tag

We’re still awaiting the fate of college football this fall — which will be decided by the conferences — but today, the NCAA granted some relief for other fall sports. This afternoon, the Division I Council Coordination Committee approved a blanket waiver that will allow men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer, field…

Read More

July 26, 2020

WATCH: KSR exclusive with Kentucky Cheer Head Coach Ryan O’Connor

Abbigale Harrison 1:00pm July 26, 2020 7/26/20

2 categories

0 tags

It’s the role Coach Ryan O’Connor was born to fulfill. KSR sat down for a one-on-one (virtual!) conversation with Kentucky’s new head cheerleading coach to discuss her cheerleading career, beginning at Lexington’s Paul Laurence Dunbar High School and continuing throughout college and with USA Cheer. Now, she’s coaching the best talent the sport has to…

Read More

July 25, 2020

Have you spotted Sydney McLaughlin in the new Gatorade commercial?

Nick Roush 1:00pm July 25, 2020 7/25/20

2 categories

1 tag

Sports are back. Gatorade is celebrating their return from the coronavirus pandemic with a new campaign starring former UK track and field star, Sydney McLaughlin. McLaughlin was set to hurdle her way onto the podium at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Postponed for a year, during her free time she’s been working with Gatorade. In…

Read More

July 23, 2020

Kentucky Golf Team Named Academic National Champions

Nick Roush 9:00pm July 23, 2020 7/23/20 Comments Disabled

3 categories

1 tag

The brightest college golfers in America represent the University of Kentucky. Thursday evening the Golf Coaches Association of America announced the winners of this year’s outstanding academic awards. The Kentucky golf team was named Academic National Champions for finishing with the top GPA in Division I golf. The Wildcats had the top overall GPA among all…

Read More

July 14, 2020

SEC postpones start of Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country seasons

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 3:10pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

3 categories

7 tags

Here we go. The SEC just announced that it is postponing the start of volleyball, soccer, and cross country seasons through at least August 31 in hopes of providing “additional time to prepare for the safe return of competition.” The delay will include exhibition and non-conference games. From the SEC: SEC institutions will continue to…

Read More

Brooks, Maxey, Sestina and 88 other Wildcats make SEC First-Year Honor Roll

Drew Franklin 2:30pm July 14, 2020 7/14/20

4 categories

1 tag

First-year student-athletes at the University of Kentucky shined in the classroom with 91 Wildcats occupying spots on the Southeastern Conference’s First-Year Academic Honor Roll. To make the 2019-20 First-Year Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete had to maintain a 3.0 GPA (among other requirements) in their coursework from the 2019 summer semester through this past spring…

Read More

July 12, 2020

There’s a new uniform debate in town…

Maggie Davis 10:30pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

2 categories

0 tags

Earlier this week, KSR asked you to make an important decision: Kentucky’s denim uniforms or checkerboard uniforms? Here’s a reminder of your two choices: Now, there’s a new debate in town when it comes to Kentucky’s best (or worst) uniforms in school history. The UK Baseball Twitter account posed the question on Twitter: yay or…

Read More

WATCH: Rookie Cole Custer’s exciting win at Kentucky Speedway

Maggie Davis 7:30pm July 12, 2020 7/12/20

2 categories

1 tag

Live sports are officially back in the Bluegrass, and a rookie has claimed the first place finish. Cole Custer became the first rookie winner in the NASCAR Cup Series in nearly four years, surging to the lead in a four-wide, final-lap scramble Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. The race was Custer’s 20th series start in his young…

Read More

July 10, 2020

Kentucky Cheerleading announces 2020-21 roster

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 5:30pm July 10, 2020 7/10/20

2 categories

2 tags

The Kentucky Cheerleading program is moving forward. This afternoon, new head coach Ryan Martin O’Connor announced the roster for the 2020-21 squad. The 45 members were chosen through a virtual tryout process, with O’Connor and a select group of judges selecting the team from video submissions. Which cheerleaders are on the Blue squad and which…

Read More