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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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June 30, 2020

Kentucky Swimmers, Divers, Golfers among All-American scholars

Maggie Davis 10:00pm June 30, 2020 6/30/20 Comments Disabled

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Even with no collegiate sports, student athletes at the University of Kentucky are finding ways to stay busy and keep earning praise. Namely, in the classroom. The women’s golf team and the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams are the latest groups of Wildcats to be recogznied nationally for their academic achievements. Here’s the…

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June 28, 2020

WATCH: KSR catches up with Makayla Epps

Maggie Davis 11:00pm June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Makayla Epps has always been busy, but these days are different. Her current routine may not look like her “normal” one due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but she’s staying busy and even finding time to catch up with us, Kentucky Sports Radio. She was kind enough to chat during her lunch break, so you’ll get…

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O’Connor continues legacy of greatness at Kentucky Cheer

Abbigale Harrison 11:00am June 28, 2020 6/28/20

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Ryan Martin O’Connor is a force to be reckoned with. Earlier this week, O’Connor was named the head coach of the University of Kentucky’s prestigious cheerleading team. Her hiring follows a team scandal in May that resulted in the firing of coaches including head coach Jomo Thompson, who led Kentucky – the winningest cheerleading program…

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June 23, 2020

Ryan Martin O’Connor Named UK Cheerleading Head Coach

Jack Pilgrim 6:45pm June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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Ryan Martin O’Connor has been named head coach of Kentucky’s cheerleading program. This evening, UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart announced O’Connor, who built the UAB and Ole Miss cheerleading programs into national contenders in recent years, would be replacing former coach Jomo Thompson. “Ryan is exactly the kind of person we wanted to hire as…

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LOOK: Nick Richards and Leah Edmond take photos in UK jerseys for final time

Jack Pilgrim 10:00am June 23, 2020 6/23/20

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UK Athletics’ favorite lovebirds are leaving their nest in Lexington and taking the next step in their careers, but they couldn’t leave without wearing Kentucky across their chests one final time. This past weekend, former UK stars Nick Richards and Leah Edmond of the men’s basketball and women’s volleyball teams, respectively, took part in a…

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August 26, 2013

Pictures from UK Hoops’ Photo Day

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 8:45pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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KSR’s Regina Rickert went to UK Hoops’ Photo Day earlier and snapped these awesome pictures of the ladies and Coach Mitchell. Enjoy, and click this link to see the whole gallery. Mitchell, his wife Jenna and daughter Saylor Rose

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UK Hoops has new uniforms

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 1:30pm August 26, 2013 8/26/13

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Today is picture day for UK Hoops, who will debute new uniforms this season. Check them out above, courtesy of the team’s Instagram account. In some ways, they look a lot like the men’s uniforms, with the white-on-white graphics under the number/name and the state of Kentucky patch with “120” to represent the number of…

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August 9, 2013

Former UK pitcher dazzles in MLB debut

Stuart Hammer 5:30pm August 9, 2013 8/9/13 Comments Disabled

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(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) It had been five years since he left the Bluegrass state to begin his journey to the big leagues. Five years might seem like a long time, but for those who aspire to become a major league baseball player, you might consider that the fast track. Andrew Albers played for the Blue…

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August 6, 2013

UK Hoops releases non-conference schedule

Drew Franklin 4:48pm August 6, 2013 8/6/13

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The University of Kentucky women’s basketball team released its non-conference basketball schedule Tuesday afternoon and it’s highlighted by a December matchup against Duke in Rupp Arena. Matthew Mitchell’s squad will also play in the first game of the UK-Baylor double-header in Cowboys AT&T Stadium in Arlington on December 6. 2013 UK Hoops Non-Conference Schedule 11/03/13……

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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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