You know we couldn’t let it slide that it’s arguably one of the most important days of the year! So here’s to all the moms who get us through scrapes and bruises, high five our first basket or touchdown and never fail to give us that unconditional love that only a mother can. Whether you’re a mom, single dad, grandparent, aunt, sister, etc. today is your day. Kick your feet up and enjoy today’s morning wakeup.
And the winner of the 142nd Kentucky Derby is….
NYQUIST! The colt favorited to win finished first yesterday in the 142nd Kentucky Derby with Exaggerator coming in second and Gun Runner third. Owned by J. Paul Reddam and trained by Doug O’Neill, Nyquist is in the running for the second triple crown in a row. The undefeated colt will compete in the Preakness on May 21st.
Here are a couple pictures of Tyler Ulis and Devin Booker walking the red carpet at the Kentucky Derby courtesy of Regina Rickert (@acrphoto)
News on Marques Bolden?
Still no news on Marques Bolden. We’ll have it on KSR whenever it happens, enjoy another day of waiting.
The NBA Combine is coming up
May 11th will bring the start of the most important five days of some guys’ lives. The start of the NBA Combine doesn’t mean guys who weren’t invited are completely out. Our own Isaiah Briscoe has been working out for the San Antonio Spurs and more recently the Los Angeles Clippers. On May 16th he will hit the court with the Lakers. Players have until May 25th to make a decision to either remain in the draft or return to their respective colleges.
Baseball and Softball had big games yesterday
It was Senior Day for UK Softball yesterday and the Cats beat Mississippi State 1-0 with a shutout for the win. Senior Sylver Samuel stole home for the big win. Congrats, ladies on a great season! UK Baseball also had a big win yesterday defeating No. 2 South Carolina 6-0 in a shutout. The Baseball Cats will finish the series today at 3:00 p.m. Coach Rachel Lawson and the softball team play at noon. Yesterday was the first time both teams shutout SEC opponents on the same day. We are UK!
No better way to celebrate Mother's Day than a day at John Cropp Stadium for our final regular season game! pic.twitter.com/YWfQ1iYerA
— UK Softball (@UKsoftball) May 8, 2016
Last but not least…
A special shoutout to graduating UK Seniors! We would like to give a special shoutout to our very own J.C Ausmus and the one and only Randall Cobb! Congratulations guys, you did it!