Prayers Up For Coach Ortmayer

Coach Steve Ortmayer "coaching" Dr. John Huang up prior to Mark Stoops' weekly press conference. Former University of Kentucky football coach Steve Ortmayer needs prayers from Big Blue Nation after recently being diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer and has been placed on hospice. Ortmayer was an assistant head coach, special teams coordinator

A Look Ahead To Kentucky’s Roster Next Year

SEC Photo Kentucky’s roster for next season is impossible to accurately project going into the final few weeks of play and then whatever postseason play coach John Calipari’s team has. It still seems likely freshmen Isaiah Jackson, BJ Boston and Terrence Clarke are all NBA bound. Same with senior Olivier Sarr. It seems

Bruiser Flint Reveals Latest Calipari Tweak

Even when Kentucky was finishing a four-game losing streak, assistant coach Bruiser Flint believed the Wildcats were playing better and they finally finished off a win over Auburn Saturday. Now Flint and the UK staff hope that momentum will carry over not only against Vanderbilt tonight but for the rest of

Kelvin Joseph One of “Biggest Risers” In NFL Draft

Photo Credit SEC Photo Remember when cornerback Kelvin Joseph decided not to play in Kentucky’s final regular-season game or the bowl game to start getting ready for the NFL draft? Looks like he might have known exactly what he was doing. After seeing him being projected as a likely middle round pick by

Never Give Up!

Maybe it was talking about the likely season-ending ankle injury that Terrence Clarke has that started John Calipari on an emotional explanation of what this 5-13 season has been like for him and his players. Or maybe it was just the stress, frustration and/or disappointment of the season that has worn

Scott Padgett Still Tuned In to Kentucky Basketball

If he has a chance, Scott Padgett still watches University of Kentucky basketball games. You remember Padgett? He was on UK’s 1998 national championship team and hit what current UK coach John Calipari now calls a “dagger” in the NCAA Tournament comeback win over Duke. He was an assistant coach at UK

Charlie’s Place

No secret I am a fan of Motown music just like a lot of folks in my age bracket are. That’s why I was immediately interested when  Julie Ellis, public relations manager for Visit Myrtle Beach, told me about Charlie’s Place. Considering this is African-American History Month, the timing was perfect