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Growing Up Craig Skinner “Just Wanted To Play And Didn’t Care What Sport It Was”

By LARRY VAUGHT It's been remarkable the way that coach Craig Skinner has elevated Kentucky volleyball into a national program that has won three straight Southeastern Conference titles and is a regular NCAA Tournament participant now. The Cats even have the nation's No. 1 recruiting class joining the program this fall. Skinner

UK Women’s Coach Mitchell Recovering From Brain Surgery

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell is recovering following brain surgery. Mitchell recently had surgery to remove a subdural hematoma after blood was found on his brain approximately two weeks ago. Mitchell’s wife Jenna Mitchell said he fell and suffered a concussion nearly four months ago

Coleman Signs with Yankees

LEXINGTON, Ky- It's official, Carson Coleman is a Yankee!  Coleman, a Kentuckian through-and-through, was born in Lexington and began his career at Lexington Catholic High School. During his time with Lexington Catholic he volunteered 70 hours with God’s Pantry. He committed to Kentucky after leading his team to Region 8 Final Four on a 4-1

Rhodes Named National Co-Freshman of the Year

LEXINGTON, Ky.- John Rhodes was named Collegiate Baseball News’ National Co-Freshman of the Year. This was Kentucky’s first Freshman All-American named by a national outlet since Zach Thompson in 2017.  The award is well deserved. Rhodes batted .426, the best from a Wildcat since Jeff Abbott batted .445 in 1994. In his 61 at bats, he recorded

Barnhart: Safety Top Priority When Players Begin Returning To Campus Monday

By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky’s first priority will be safety when student-athletes return to campus Monday, says Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart. Kentucky will follow the recommendations outlined by the Southeastern Conference’s Return to Activity Medical Guidance Task Force. The university will ensure that proper protocols are in place when players

UK Athletic’s Statement on George Floyd

LEXINGTON, Ky.- 2020 has been one for the record books. Unfortunately, those record books will not be recording a 2020 Kentucky championship.   Amid the tragic events in Minneapolis and the protest nationwide, the University of Kentucky Athletics released the following statement through Twitter.   https://twitter.com/UKAthletics/status/1267913373104189442 Kentucky’s own Karl Anthony-Towns is tied to Minneapolis. Towns is an all-star big for the Minnesota Timberwolves and spends

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