Please Welcome Our Newest Intern, Maya Monk

Hey Everyone, When we started this website, we promised you we would focus primarily on unique and creative content. What better place to capture that talent than directly from the UK College of Journalism? It's my pleasure to introduce you to the newest Just The Cats intern, Maya Monk. Maya's first assignment

We Should All be Thankful for the “Scrimmage from Hell”

In this season of Thanksgiving, I’m extremely grateful for what could be the defining moment for this Kentucky basketball team—the “scrimmage from hell.” Prior to the 81 – 45 dismantling of Morehead State in their season opener, Coach John Calipari claimed that his team had experienced the “worst scrimmage since I’ve

Still Can’t Believe What I Just Saw

By Dr. John Huang (KNOXVILLE, Tn.) – What did you expect in 2020? Kentucky’s 34-7 annihilation of No. 18 Tennessee proves that anything can happen during this Covid ravaged season. The Wildcats hadn’t won in Knoxville since 1984, but thanks to three straight interceptions—two of them pick 6s—Kentucky was able to

Postgame Potshots from the Peanut Gallery–Auburn

By Dr. John Huang Auburn 29, Kentucky 13 When the Kentucky-Auburn football game was first announced on the schedule a couple of years earlier, I marked it down as a game you had to see in person. Jordan-Hare Stadium—the 10th largest on-campus stadium in the country—with 87,000 rabid fans in attendance was

Why Jager Burton is Really Special

Jager Burton

(photo credit Larry Vaught) By Dr. John Huang Jager Burton, the state’s No. 1 recruit in the class of 2021, committed yesterday to the University of Kentucky. Since he announced his decision at the KSBar and Grill, it was no surprise that he picked the Wildcats. It was surprising, however, that he