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July 30, 2013

Former Cats Make Waves at the MLB Trade Deadline

KSRCollege.com 7:00pm July 30, 2013 7/30/13

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KSR College’s David Mulloy…   Kentucky Baseball Alumni Scott Downs and Chris Rusin, have been a part of integral trades over the last week before baseball’s non-waver trading deadline.   Scott Downs (Atlanta Braves)   For those of you like myself who have chosen the Braves as your summer sports team, Downs’ trade to Atlanta…

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July 27, 2013

Soon to be UK Hoops Freshman Tearing Up World Basketball

Wilder Treadway 7:00pm July 27, 2013 7/27/13

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As the most highly touted recruit in Kentucky women’s basketball history, 5’6 guard Linnae Harper has already begun to prove her merit in her post-high school career. For the past month, Harper has been traveling all over the world playing for the USA U19 women’s basketball team. The Americans took on Australia today as they…

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UK Men’s vs Women’s Sports….Who Will Come Out on Top?

Wilder Treadway 4:00pm July 27, 2013 7/27/13

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Last season left a lot of UK fans with a sour taste in their mouth after a 2-10 football season and a first round loss in the NIT for the men’s basketball team. While the two most “high profile” sports the university has to offer fell very short of expectations, if you were to flip…

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July 15, 2013

Matthew Mitchell’s First Rodeo

Kristen Geil 5:00pm July 15, 2013 7/15/13

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Last night at the Horse Park, UK Hoops Coach Matthew Mitchell took part in the Battle in the Saddle, competing to pen a group of cattle as quickly as possible and help raise money for the Kentucky Horse Park. According to attendee Kristen Goncharoff, “I’m pretty sure they were teaching him to basically ride before…

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January 4, 2012

UK soccer player JJ Williams comes up just short for college soccer’s highest honor

Maggie Davis 10:00pm January 4, 2012 1/4/12

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It’s been a historic season for the Kentucky men’s soccer team, and tonight was another prime example. Junior JJ Williams was one of just three finalists for the highest honor in college soccer: the MAC Hermann Trophy. Unfortunately, the Wildcat came up just a little short, and the award was given to Andrew Gutman, a…

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August 8, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with EJ Floreal while he trains for the Olympics

Nick Roush 9:30pm August 8, 2020 8/8/20

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This week on KSR Bradley McKee caught up with former Kentucky Wildcat, E.J. Floreal. You probably remember him best from his bench antics on a pair of Final Four teams. What you probably forgot is that he ended his career as a track and field athlete. Now he’s training for the Olympics, hopeful to earn…

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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 Comments Disabled

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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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