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September 13, 2013

Switch Up Your Game Day Routine – Tailgate UK’s Home Cross Country Meet

Matthew Bendure 1:11pm September 13, 2013 9/13/13 Comments Disabled

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Waking up is hard to do, and no one knows this better than the die hard Kentucky tailgater. While some of the advantages of early football games tend to be overlooked (when else can you enjoy a donut with a beer?), that doesn’t change the fact that it takes a good deal of motivation to…

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September 11, 2013

UK Sports Dominating UL after Volleyball win

Courtney Hessler 12:01am September 11, 2013 9/11/13

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H/t Regina Rickert Women’s Soccer  – Check Women’s Volleyball -Check Football – ??? Two down, One to go. The University of Kentucky Athletics Department has had an amazing week so far against Louisville, giving everyone hope that the luck will continue on when Kentucky faces Louisville in Football this weekend. Last Friday Women’s Soccer won…

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September 10, 2013

Three Wildcats in ITA Preseason Rankings

BrandonRamsey 6:22pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13 Comments Disabled

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The women “Racquet Cats” had 3 members selected to compete in the prestigous 2013 Riviera/ITA Women’s All-American Championships. Along with being invited to play in the ITA tournament, the trio earned spots on the preseason ranking list.  Sophomore Nadia Ravita comes in at No. 26 after a freshman season that included 20 wins.  Kelsey Dieters,…

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Skinner vs. Cal and This Week’s Match-ups

Courtney Hessler 12:00pm September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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(H/t Regina Rickert) Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. UK Men’s Basketball vs. Women’s Volleyball. In his press conference this week, Coach Skinner talked a little basketball. Freshman basketball player Marcus Lee spent some time with the Volleyball Team over the summer attending camp and practices. He even worked out with the team.…

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Women’s Soccer Weekend Recap

Kaan Solagan 12:03am September 10, 2013 9/10/13

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(h/t UK Athletics) The Women’s Soccer team took down in-state rival Louisville this weekend with an impressive 2-0 shutout on Friday night at the UK Soccer Complex. After an even draw in the first half with each team recording five shots, Stuart Pope found the back of the net in the 51st minute to take…

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September 9, 2013

UK Men’s Golf Preview

Ben Ward 2:11pm September 9, 2013 9/9/13 Comments Disabled

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  Things are looking bright for UK golf. Maybe that’s just my biased opinion, but I believe it’s going to pay off here shortly. Last season, the Cats made the NCAA regional tournament before losing in what I considered a disappointing finish. This year, the Cats are primed to make some noise in both the…

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James Paxton earns first win in The Show

Derek Johnson 10:41am September 9, 2013 9/9/13 Comments Disabled

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I posted on the site last week about former Cat James Paxton making his MLB debut on Saturday with the Seattle Mariners, and the southpaw didn’t disappoint. Paxton earned the win in a 6-2 ballgame over the Tampa Bay Rays, giving up just four hits and one earned run to go along with three strikeouts in six innings…

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September 8, 2013

UK Women’s Volleyball takes Kentucky Classic, faces Louisville Tuesday

Courtney Hessler 12:57pm September 8, 2013 9/8/13 Comments Disabled

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(h/t Regina Rickert)   #21 UK Volleyball won all three of its matches over the weekend, to win the Kentucky Classic for the seventh time in eight years. The Wildcats are now 4-2 on the season. The closest game Kentucky played in the Classic was against VCU, which went into five sets, and Kentucky was…

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September 6, 2013

Former Cat set to make MLB debut on Saturday

Derek Johnson 5:20pm September 6, 2013 9/6/13 Comments Disabled

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Former UK left-handed pitcher James Paxton has been called up and will make his MLB debut for the Seattle Mariners on Saturday against the Tampa Bay Rays, the organization announced. Paxton played for the Cats from 2007-09 before being taken in the first round of the MLB Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays in 2009. He…

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UK Women’s Volleyball opens at home tonight

Courtney Hessler 11:44am September 6, 2013 9/6/13 Comments Disabled

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(h/t Regina Rickert) #21 UK Volleyball started the Eight-Annual Kentucky Classic today at noon at Memorial Coliseum. The team recently dropped in the polls from #17 after starting the season with losses to Florida State and Illinois. The Cats are 1-2, but are coming out of one of the most prestigious tournaments in Women’s Volleyball this…

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March 31, 2020

Former Kentucky Soccer Star Battling COVID-19 While Living in Finland

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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“If I don’t get to the hospital at all, I’ll probably die.” A former Kentucky soccer star is still recovering from a positive case of the coronavirus that he says had him close to death. According to the Herald-Leader, Antti J. Peltonen, a one-time Wildcat soccer standout and current resident of Finland, was battling the virus for…

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UK Announces ‘BBN Live’ Featuring Conversations With Current Kentucky Coaches

Zack Geoghegan 9:30pm March 31, 2020 3/31/20

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The University of Kentucky is finding ways to keep the Big Blue Nation entertained during this weird time without sports. They recently announced the creation of BBN Live, a new live-streaming service that will air twice a day throughout the week featuring conversations with current Kentucky coaches across all sports. The afternoon edition airs at…

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March 29, 2020

Extra Eligibility Discussions for Spring College Athletes Has Reportedly Gone “Sideways”

Zack Geoghegan 8:00pm March 29, 2020 3/29/20

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The NCAA isn’t going to let a global pandemic deter them from doing what is morally wrong. According to Dennis Dodd over at CBS Sports, several athletic directors are expressing concerns over the possibility of an extra year of eligibility for spring college athletes whose seasons were canceled due to the ongoing spread of the coronavirus.…

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March 27, 2020

ESPN Simulation Predicts UK Hoops Would Have Lost in Sweet 16… to Louisville

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm March 27, 2020 3/27/20

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Hypothetical NCAA Tournament brackets are all college basketball fans have left right now, and even then, they almost always lead to disappointment. ESPN took it one step further for fans of the Kentucky Wildcats Women’s Basketball squad. While their Bracketology expert Charlie Creme did have the ‘Cats advancing to the Sweet 16 as a six-seed,…

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March 25, 2020

UKWBB Signee Treasure Hunt named Tennessee Player of the Year

Maggie Davis 9:30pm March 25, 2020 3/25/20 Comments Disabled

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Fans should have known Treasure Hunt is going to be a special addition to the BBN based on her name alone, but she’s continuing to back her potential up by earning another big award. The five-star guard has been tabbed the MaxPreps Tennessee Player of the Year. Hunt is ranked as a top-10 player in…

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March 19, 2020

UK Rifle ends season No. 1 in final CRCA Top 20 rankings

Jack Pilgrim 8:45pm March 19, 2020 3/19/20

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After taking home both the Great America Rifle Conference regular-season and tournament championships, the University of Kentucky rifle team ended its flawless season ranked No. 1 in the final Collegiate Rifle Coaches Association Top 20 rankings. Finishing as the top qualifier for the 2020 NCAA Rifle Championships, which were canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak,…

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March 8, 2020

Celebrate International Women’s Day with some of UK’s best athletes

Maggie Davis 6:00pm March 8, 2020 3/8/20 Comments Disabled

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Sunday, March 8th marks International Women’s Day 2020, and the University of Kentucky has plenty to celebrate. It’s been another big year for the ladies of the BBN. Here are just a few of the women leading the charge for the Wildcats. Rhyne Howard, basketball Howard has been dominant for the Wildcats all season, and…

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February 26, 2020

UKWBB’s KeKe McKinney named to SEC Community Service Team

Maggie Davis 10:00pm February 26, 2020 2/26/20

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University of Kentucky women’s basketball junior forward KeKe Mckinney has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for her hard work and dedication to serving others in Lexington and beyond during her time with the Wildcats. McKinney has been extremely active and passionate about community service since arriving in Lexington. Last summer, she…

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February 25, 2020

Kentucky Baseball run-rules Tennessee Tech, wins 13-3 in seven innings

Maggie Davis 10:10pm February 25, 2020 2/25/20

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The Kentucky baseball team is getting good at this walk-off win thing. For the second time in as many games, the Wildcats rushed the field after scoring the winning run its final at-bat, albeit in an unconventional way in Tuesday’s wet 13-3, seven-inning victory over Tennessee Tech. The game was called as a 10-run rule…

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February 23, 2020

Kentucky Baseball defeats Appalachian State in 15 innings on walk-off walk

Maggie Davis 9:45pm February 23, 2020 2/23/20

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And that’s how you finish a baseball game. The Kentucky baseball team completed a weekend sweep of Appalachian State with an 8-7, 15-inning marathon victory, capping a perfect 4-0 start to its 15-game homestand at Kentucky Proud Park. It was the Wildcats’ 26th consecutive win over non-Power Five conference opponents, the longest such current streak in the…

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