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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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LIVE: Kentucky’s Liam Draxl in the NCAA Men’s Singles Elite Eight

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:00pm May 26, 2021 5/26/21

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Can Liam Draxl do it again? The Kentucky tennis star lost the first set in each of his NCAA Men’s Singles Championship matches but battled back to win them all, including yesterday’s 3-6, 6-4, 7-5 victory over No. 10 Adam Walton from Tennessee in the Sweet 16. Today, Draxl, the No. 1 seed, will take…

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May 25, 2021

Kentucky baseball ends season with more questions than answers

Adam Luckett 11:00pm May 25, 2021 5/25/21

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The 2017 baseball season was filled with hope and positive results. The Wildcats were the story of the SEC as they surprised many on their way to a 43-win season before seeing the campaign end in the Super Regionals. With a promising young head coach and a new stadium on the horizon, Kentucky looked like…

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Liam Draxl pulls off another comeback to advance to NCAA Elite Eight

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 2:35pm May 25, 2021 5/25/21

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Liam Draxl did it again! Kentucky’s star tennis player and overall tournament No. 1 seed made another big comeback to advance to the NCAA Men’s Tennis Elite Eight, beating No. 10 Adam Walton (Tennessee) 3-6, 6-4, 7-5. You just can’t get rid of him! Down 3-5 in the deciding set, No. 1 @liamdraxl fought off…

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LIVE NOW: UK’s Draxl and Diallo in Men’s Singles Sweet 16

Drew Franklin 12:00pm May 25, 2021 5/25/21

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The NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament pushes on today with Sweet 16 action in the singles draw. Among the 16 remaining players in the field, the University of Kentucky has two still alive in No. 1 overall seed Liam Draxl and No. 14 Gabriel Diallo, and they’re both playing their third-round matches right now. Draxl is…

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May 24, 2021

LIVE NOW: UK Men’s and Women’s NCAA Tennis Tournament

Drew Franklin 2:30pm May 24, 2021 5/24/21

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Earlier today we saw Liam Draxl hold court as the No. 1 overall seed with a second-round win over No. 36 Axel Nefve. Draxl won 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the Sweet 16. Now we turn our attention to Draxl’s UK teammate, Gabriel Diallo, as Diallo faces Martim Prata of Tennessee in the second…

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Triple Play: One Last Chance

Adam Luckett 1:30pm May 24, 2021 5/24/21

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It’s officially time for postseason baseball. Kentucky wrapped up their regular season this past weekend with a trip to Nashville and were dealt another losing weekend. The Vanderbilt Commodores took the series winning two out of three but the Wildcats played spoiler on Saturday by recording a win that costed the ‘Dores a division title.…

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Liam Draxl rallies to advance to NCAA Tournament Round of 16

Mrs. Tyler Thompson 12:45pm May 24, 2021 5/24/21

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For the second match in a row, Liam Draxl lost the opening set, but rallied to advance in the NCAA Tennis Championship. Kentucky’s star player and tournament No. 1 overall seed just defeated No. 36 Axel Nefve of Notre Dame 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the second round at the USTA National Campus in Orlando to…

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LIVE NOW: Liam Draxl’s Second Round NCAA Tournament Match

Drew Franklin 10:00am May 24, 2021 5/24/21

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Kentucky’s Liam Draxl is currently playing in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament as the No. 1 overall seed in the field. The Ontario native is up against No. 36 Alex Nefve of Notre Dame after defeating Ohio State’s John McNally in the first round on Sunday. Enough talk, we’re wasting time. Click right here to…

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May 23, 2021

Kentucky Tennis’ Liam Draxl Advances in NCAA Championships

Abbigale Harrison 9:00pm May 23, 2021 5/23/21 Comments Disabled

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Kentucky Tennis’ number one seed Liam Draxl has survived and advanced in the first round of this year’s NCAA Championships in Orlando. Draxl, a sophomore, defeated senior John McNally of Ohio State in the first round on Sunday in a singles matchup. HOW DOES HE DO IT? In another patented come-from-behind thriller, No. 1 @liamdraxl…

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May 22, 2021

UK Softball Keeps Season Alive; Beats Northwestern 7-2

Brent Wainscott 11:00pm May 22, 2021 5/22/21 Comments Disabled

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Survive and advance. Kentucky Softball lives to fight another day beating Northwestern in today’s elimination game, 7-2. FINAL – Kentucky 7, Northwestern 2 We'll see ALL OF #BBN tomorrow at Noon ET for the 2021 NCAA Lexington Regional Final!!#WeAreUK | #RoadToWCWS pic.twitter.com/zLnD6h0Zof — Kentucky Softball (@UKsoftball) May 23, 2021 Mallory Peyton was the story in…

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