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May 22, 2021

UK Softball Gets Blasted by Notre Dame; Now One Loss Away from Elimination

Alex Weber 3:30pm May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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The Kentucky Softball team got destroyed by Notre Dame in the second game of the regional and now will have to win three straight to move on. Despite a lopsided loss, Kentucky got off the blocks quick vs. the Fighting Irish. In the bottom of the first, Kayla Kowalik and Tatum Spangler both singled to…

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UK Softball Drops Game 2 in NCAA Regional, Losing to Notre Dame 12-3

Brent Wainscott 2:30pm May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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After escaping defeat in Game 1 yesterday afternoon, the Kentucky Softball Wildcats get embarrassed in Game 2 of the NCAA Regional, losing to Notre Dame 12-3 in five innings. Notre Dame def. Kentucky 12-3 (F/5) and advances into the Lexington Regional final on Sunday. UK will play the Miami/NU winner at appx. 5 p.m. ET…

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RECAP: UK Softball defeats Northwestern 3-2 in first game of regional

Alex Weber 9:00am May 22, 2021 5/22/21

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The no. 14 nationally seeded Kentucky Softball team opened the Lexington regional with a victory over the other Wildcats of Northwestern. Friday’s game started off on the wrong foot as Northwestern was the first to put runs on the board. On the first pitch of the second inning, Northwestern launched a solo home run off…

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May 17, 2021

Triple Play: This is not good

Adam Luckett 1:00pm May 17, 2021 5/17/21

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By all accounts, this was trending to be a nice bounce-back season for Kentucky baseball. After seeing the 2020 year ripped out from under them thanks to COVID-19, the Bat ‘Cats returned plenty of pieces and were optimistic the program could return to the NCAA Tournament. That might just be off the table unless the…

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May 16, 2021

UK Baseball Swept by No. 20 South Carolina, Loses Series Finale 11-6

Alex Weber 5:30pm May 16, 2021 5/16/21

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UK Baseball entered the weekend firmly on the NCAA Tournament bubble and couldn’t get the job done for the third series in a row against a ranked opponent. Kentucky drops the series finale to No. 20 South Carolina 11-6. Kentucky likely needed a series win over one of the ranked teams they played in the…

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UK Track and Field earn multiple gold medals at SEC Track and Field Championships

Zack Geoghegan 3:00pm May 16, 2021 5/16/21

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It seems like there isn’t a sport on Kentucky’s campus right now that isn’t reaching new heights–well except for the obvious… But there is no time for basketball talk when the Kentucky Wildcats Track and Field Team is hauling in multiple gold medals at the 2021 Southeastern Conference Track and Field Championships down in College…

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UK Women’s Golf qualifies for first NCAA Championships since 1992

Ty Schadt 12:00pm May 16, 2021 5/16/21 Comments Disabled

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After nearly three decades, the UK Women’s Golf team is heading back to the NCAA Championship after punching their ticket at the Columbus NCAA Regionals earlier this week. The Wildcats shot 2-over-par 290 in the final round, holding off the competition to earn a fourth-place finish in Columbus. Guess what #BBN … pic.twitter.com/oPEiSb7xcd — Kentucky Women’s…

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May 15, 2021

UK Baseball falls to no. 25 South Carolina 9-0

Alex Weber 5:30pm May 15, 2021 5/15/21

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The Bat Cats continue to shoot themselves in the foot down the stretch of the regular season. Desperately in need of a series victory over a ranked opponent, they fell 9-0 today to the Gamecocks and have already lost the series after also losing yesterday, 12-6. Quite a depressing day at Kentucky Proud Park with…

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May 14, 2021

Listen to Madison Lilley and Gabby Curry on KSR

Drew Franklin 3:48pm May 14, 2021 5/14/21 Comments Disabled

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A couple of national champions sat down with Kentucky Sports Radio today to talk about things like, you know, being national champions. UK Volleyball seniors Madison Lilley and Gabby Curry made a stop by the show for a conversation with Matt Jones before tomorrow’s signing at KSBar and Grille. Among the topics discussed, the graduating…

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May 10, 2021

Triple Play: Time is running out

Adam Luckett 12:30pm May 10, 2021 5/10/21

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Kentucky baseball had a golden opportunity this past weekend hosting No. 8 Florida at Kentucky Proud Park. After winning game one of the series, the Bat ‘Cats held a lead in the ninth inning with a chance to clinch a much-needed series win over a highly ranked foe. Then the wheels came off. The Wildcats…

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June 13, 2021

Nine Kentucky swimmers qualify for Olympic Trials

Abbigale Harrison 6:00pm June 13, 2021 6/13/21

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Nine members of the Kentucky Swim and Dive team have qualified to compete for a spot on the United States Olympic Team. The nine swimmers are set to compete in the Wave II session of the Olympic Trials in Omaha, NE, after finishing in the top two in each of their respective events in the…

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June 9, 2021

Two Dozen Wildcats to compete in Track and Field National Championships

Nick Roush 1:30pm June 9, 2021 6/9/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky is bringing 24 of the best track and field athletes in America to the University of Oregon this week to compete in the 2021 NCAA Championships. The action begins Wednesday with two members of the ninth-ranked men’s team competing in field events, Keaton Daniel in the pole vault and Trey Causey III in the long…

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June 3, 2021

Kentucky Tennis star Liam Draxl named first ITA National Player of the Year in program history

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm June 3, 2021 6/3/21 Comments Disabled

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Liam Draxl is a Tennis King and now he has the hardware to back it up. On Thursday afternoon, University of Kentucky Athletics announced that Draxl, a sophomore on the Men’s Tennis team, was named the ITA National Player of the Year for the first time in program history. He finished as the No. 1…

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May 30, 2021

Kentucky Track and Field will have large showing at upcoming NCAA Championships

Zack Geoghegan 4:30pm May 30, 2021 5/30/21 Comments Disabled

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In total, Kentucky will have 24 men’s and women’s entries at the upcoming NCAA Championships. Throughout the past week, the Kentucky Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams have been competing in the NCAA East Preliminaries at the University of North Florida with hopes of qualifying for the 2021 NCAA Championships, which is set to…

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May 28, 2021

REMINDER: UK Softball plays in the Super Regional at 1 p.m.

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 10:00am May 28, 2021 5/28/21

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As you get your morning rolling, a very important reminder: the Kentucky Softball team takes on Alabama at 1 p.m. ET today in the Super Regional in Tuscaloosa. The winner of the three-game series will earn a trip to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City. The Cats are the No. 14 seed, the…

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May 27, 2021

KSBar Watch Party for UK Softball in the Super Regional

Drew Franklin 7:30pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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Kentucky Softball survived opening weekend of the NCAA Softball Tournament and now a best-of-three series with Alabama stands in the way of the Wildcats and a spot in the College World Series. Game 1 will begin tomorrow at 1 p.m. down in Tuscaloosa (Alabama is the host, unfortunately) and fans unable to make the trip…

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Liam Draxl loses in NCAA semifinal match

Drew Franklin 5:15pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21

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Liam Draxl’s NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament run came up just short of a spot in the national championship. Kentucky’s tennis star lost in three sets to fellow First Team All-SEC honoree Sam Riffice of Florida, who downed Draxl 7-6, 2-6, 6-1 in Thursday afternoon’s Final Four match down in Orlando. Three other times Draxl dropped…

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LIVE: Liam Draxl in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Final Four

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:30pm May 27, 2021 5/27/21 Comments Disabled

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It’s time for Liam Draxl to punch his ticket to the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship. After beating No. 8 Gabriel Decamps of UCF yesterday 7-6 (6), 6-1, Draxl, the No. 1 overall seed, is taking on No. 6 Sam Riffice from Florida in the semifinals. You can watch the match LIVE starting right now on…

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May 26, 2021

UK Rifle star Mary Tucker clinches second spot for upcoming Tokyo Olympics

Zack Geoghegan 10:00pm May 26, 2021 5/26/21

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Not one, but TWO events in the upcoming Olympics will include a Kentucky Wildcat. Mary Tucker, Kentucky’s star Rifle shooter, has clinched her second spot for Team USA in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics, qualifying for women’s smallbore earlier on Wednesday in Ft. Benning, GA. The sophomore from Sarasota, FL has already earned a spot…

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Draxl moves on to the Final Four

Drew Franklin 2:16pm May 26, 2021 5/26/21

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Kentucky’s Liam Draxl is moving on to the Final Four in the singles draw of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament. The tournament’s No. 1 overall seed eliminated Gabriel Decamps from the University of Central Florida in two sets, winning 7-6(6), 6-1. If you’ve been following along, you know Draxl struggled early in his first…

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