A Hat Trick, Kash Daniel and Another Kentucky Win

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- A Dan Quartapella hat trick helped lift Kentucky to a 9-1 win over conference-rival Xavier.   Former Kentucky football great Kash Daniel was in attendance and did the ceremonial puck drop.   “What can I say about UK hockey, they’ve treated me like family,” Daniel said, “I always try to come

Edwards Shines in Exhibition Victory

Photo by Eddie Justice of UK Athletics (LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- Kentucky beat Lee 95-51 in Thursday night’s exhibition.   Dre’una Edwards led the Cats in three stats. Her 21 points were a team high, while her 8 rebounds and 4 steals were a game high.  Head coach Kyra Elzy was quick to praise Edwards’

Checking in with UK Hockey Before Xavier

(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- After defeating D-1 Alabama last Saturday, Kentucky jumped to 9-4 on the season. The hockey team will play a home-and-away series against TSCHL conference-mate Xavier this weekend.   In the win over Alabama, Kentucky’s top line of Gary Eastlack, Gabe D’Amico and Brett Quinn shined. The line combined for

Roll Cats!–Kentucky Upsets Division I Alabama

UK Ice Hockey Team defeats Crimson Tide 7 - 4 (LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- Kentucky toppled Division I Alabama, in the early hours of Halloween morning. The win ended a three-game losing skid and pushed the Wildcats to 7-4 on the season. The win also proved last night’s lone goal scorer right.   “I

Fireworks on Ice

Wildcats Strike Early and Not So Often in Loss to Alabama (Photo Credit Jake Maynard) (LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- The Wildcats struck early, but ultimately fell 2-1 against Division-1 Alabama.   Dan Quartapella scored a little more than three and a half minutes into the first period for Kentucky’s first and only goal of

Upperclassman Wasteland

Big Blue Nation was introduced to this year’s men’s basketball team with The Who’s Teenage Wasteland. Given that this year’s team features a 2:1 ratio of 20-plus-year-old players vs teenagers, Upperclassman Wasteland would have been more appropriate.   https://twitter.com/SECNetwork/status/1449165299505373191?s=20 Big Blue Madness began with an upperclassman winning the yearly 3-point contest. Despite coming

The “Big Blue Wall” has a New Stud!

Nicholasville native, Eli Cox, moving up the All-American charts (photo credit Dr. Michael Huang) The “Big Blue Wall'' has a new stud! Eli Cox, a 6’4, 301-pound sophomore has made waves in both opposing defenses and in the media.   https://twitter.com/UKFootball/status/1447619766340898820?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1447619766340898820%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwildcatbluenation.com%2F2021%2F10%2F12%2Fkentucky-football-cox-oxendine-honored%2F In the last week, Cox has been named SEC Offensive Line

A Look Ahead

Everybody in Kentucky has Georgia on their mind. So while I have your attention, here's what's in store for all of BBN. Just the Cats has some exciting feature articles ahead! Kentucky has a rich sports history, and we want to bring that history front and center. We’ll be reaching out