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September 2, 2013

UK Women’s Soccer Preview

Kaan Solagan 5:49pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13

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(h/t UK Athletics) 2012 Review: The University of Kentucky women’s soccer team made vital strides last season in taking their program to the next level. The team recorded its first-ever NCAA tournament win in eight tries and obtained an impressive winning record (14-8-1). UK head coach Jon Lipsitz guided the team to wins over ranked…

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UK Softball Recap and What’s to Come

Jennifer Davidson 4:52pm September 2, 2013 9/2/13 Comments Disabled

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The 2013 University of Kentucky Softball Team had a memorable season with much to build upon for the future. Head Coach Rachel Lawson had her 4th winning season in her six years at UK. Majority of the roster was made up of underclassmen, including eight true freshmen who experienced collegiate softball for the first time ever. With such a young…

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September 1, 2013

Women’s Volleyball picks up first win in sweep against LBSU

Courtney Hessler 10:37pm September 1, 2013 9/1/13

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(h/t: Regina Rickert) The UK Women’s Volleyball team got their first win tonight after dominating Long Beach State University in three sets. The Cats won 3-0. ———-   Here are the stats from the Cats in the game: Set 1: 25-17 16 kills, 4 errors, 28 attacks, and a .429 hit percentage. At one point…

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Women’s Volleyball falls to the Fighting Illini; take on Long Beach tonight

Courtney Hessler 11:24am September 1, 2013 9/1/13 Comments Disabled

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(h/t: Regina Rickert) The UK Women’s Volleyball team fell 3-2 to Illinois last night. On top of the football loss, it made it a hard day to be a Wildcat fan everywhere. The girl’s played a thrilling five-set match, but could not capitalize in the final set. Set 1: 20-25; Illinois, Set 2: 25-19; UK…

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August 31, 2013

Don’t Forget about Women’s Volleyball

Courtney Hessler 4:00pm August 31, 2013 8/31/13

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(h/t: Regina Rickert) If you didn’t head to Nashville for the big game and you don’t have ESPN News, you should head over to UKAthletics.com to watch Women’s Volleyball at 7:30 . The Women are facing Illinois in their season’s second game in the Mizuno Invitational. Last night the Cats lost a frustrating match to Florida State,…

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Cross Country Competes in Belmont Opener, and I compare it to the NFL

Matthew Bendure 12:19am August 31, 2013 8/31/13

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  Despite the fact that one pits 300+ pound men against each other on the gridiron while the other pits men and women who look like they could be eaten by a hungry linebacker against each other on a grassy field, early season cross country meets share one huge commonality with the NFL preseason– it…

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August 30, 2013

Women’s Volleyball falls to Florida State

Courtney Hessler 10:34pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13 Comments Disabled

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(h/t- Regina Rickert) The UK Women’s Volleyball team lost a tough match against the #18 Florida State Seminole’s tonight, 3-0. The Cats fought hard, but could not recover after falling behind early. Earlier in the day, the Seminoles opened their season with a loss to 3-0 to Illinois and took out its revenge on the Cats.…

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Kentucky Track & Field Season Preview

Aaron Perkins 7:08pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13 Comments Disabled

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With all our focus on the Kentucky/Western Kentucky game tomorrow and the beginning of the Mark Stoops era in Lexington, let’s take a break and focus our attention on the Kentucky Track and Field teams. Ending Strong: Edrick Floreal is in his second season under the helm of the Wildcats. Last season, the Wildcats ended their…

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UK Men’s Soccer 2013 Preview

Dean Bowling 3:45pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13 Comments Disabled

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(h/t: UK Athletics) 2012 Season: The 2012 Season for University of Kentucky Men’s Soccer was historically great, though that isn’t saying much for a program that has been less than stellar for a large portion of its existence. The season got off to a rough start, with the Wildcats having to play a handful of…

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The UK Women’s Volleyball season starts tonight

Courtney Hessler 1:15pm August 30, 2013 8/30/13 Comments Disabled

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(h/t- Regina Rickert) The Cats open their season tonight at 8 p.m. against #18 Florida State in the prestigious Mizuno Invitational hosted by Long Beach State in beautiful, sunny California. A place that offers several photo-opts like this: (h/t: @KentuckyVB) I just hope the girls spent most their time on the beach trying to get this picture…

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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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