UK FOOTBALL | Wildcats Help Run High School Friday Night Lights Camp

06/22/2018 10:45 PM

Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington hosted it’s first-ever “Friday Night Lights Camp,” for youngsters to learn fundamentals in all football positions. Several Kentucky football Wildcats including Benny Snell, Jr and Kash Daniels were at the camp, to serve as “counselors,” teaching various drills to help kids grow their skill set. Benny Snell, Jr explained how excited he was for the opportunity to serve as a mentor to the campers.  Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Former Wildcats Honored with KY Pro Football Induction

06/22/2018 09:31 AM

The annual Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame is hosting it’s official induction ceremony this weekend. From a ring ceremony to a golf outing fundraiser at Kearney Hills Golf Links in Lexington to the induction ceremony at the Lexington Opera House on Friday, June 22nd. The Kentucky Pro Football 2018 Hall of Fame class includes several former Kentucky Wildcats: Guy Morriss – UK head coach (2001-2002) and Assistant Head Coach/Offensive Line Coach (1997–2000) Wesley Woodyard – UK Linebacker (2004-2007); Denver Broncos (2008-2013); Tennessee... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | Anthony Davis Hosts Inaugural Basketball Camp in Lexington

06/15/2018 07:05 PM

Anthony Davis is in Lexington hosting hosting his first-ever basketball camp at Lexington Christian Academy. The camp, which is for ages 7-11 got underway on Friday and resumes on Saturday. The camp costs is $250 and you can get more details on the camp here: Anthony Davis, played on the 2012 Kentucky team that won the national championship. Davis spoke to the media during the camp on a number of topics: Davis Gives Advice to Incoming Basketball Cats:* Davis On Why His 2012 Kentucky... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Champ Kelly Returns to Lexington to Host Football Camp

06/15/2018 10:39 AM

Former University of Kentucky football wide receiver & defensive back, Anthony “Champ” Kelly is back in Kentucky for the weekend, hosting his two-day ‘C.H.A.M.P CAMP’ at Tates Creek High School in Lexington. Kelly says his camp offers football instruction, while also hoping to set the campers up for future success on & off the field. Kelly graduated from UK in 2001 and has held his annual camp in Kentucky since 2010. Champ on being back in KY: Champ explains the goal for... Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Coach Mark Stoops Night at Whitaker Bank Ballpark

06/13/2018 03:23 PM

The Lexington Legends baseball team hosted ‘Coach Mark Stoops Night’ at Whitaker Bank Ballpark on Tuesday night, as the Kansas City Royals single-A affiliate faced off with the Columbia Fireflies, an affiliate of the New York Mets. Lexington won 2-1, in a shortened game due to rain. The first 1,000 fans through the gates received a Stoops Bobblehead and Coach Stoops himself was on-hand to toss out the ceremonial first pitch. Afterwards, Stoops spoke with the media and said he hadn’t practiced... Read more 

UK TRACK & FIELD | Coach Edrick Floreal Leaving Kentucky for Texas

06/13/2018 02:46 PM

Edrick Floreal is leaving the University of Kentucky to take on head coaching duties for the University of Texas track and field team. UK Athletic Director Mitch Barnhart released a statement Wednesday afternoon, reflecting on the departure of Floreal, “We are grateful to Edrick for his work leading our program and wish him well. We believe the success Kentucky track and field and cross country have seen in recent years is just a glimpse of what’s to come. A national... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | John Calipari Hosts Annual Father/Son Basketball Camp

06/08/2018 10:22 PM

The first of three John Calipari Father/Son Camp’s kicked off in Lexington Friday night. The overnight camp took place on the University of Kentucky campus allowing registered campers the opportunity to participate in instruction from the Kentucky coaches and staff, along with current Wildcat players through detailed skill work and competitions. Father and son teams also were able to compete with fellow campers in competitions that incorporate skills learned throughout the camp. The skill work is designed to give both father and... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | John Calipari Hosts Satellite Basketball Camp at Ryle High School

06/07/2018 08:30 PM

John Calipari and the Kentucky men’s basketball team are no stranger to hosting summer camps, but this year was the first time in several years that the team offered satellite camps across the state for kids between 7-17 years old. Ryle High School is one of the camp locations that drew a large amount of the Big Blue Nation to see Coach Cal and players from the upcoming 2018-2019 roster. All campers who paid a fee received skills instruction from UK... Read more 

University of Kentucky Partners with Kroger to Donate $25,000 to Lexington City Parks Project

05/25/2018 08:59 PM

The University of Kentucky along with it’s partner Kroger, announced a new initiative that includes donating funds to renovate community fields in Kentucky each year. This year’s inaugural $25,000 award will go to projects at Castlewood Park and Kirklevington Park in Lexington. Officials says these parks were chosen after an evaluation process by a committee of UK football alumnus Jeremy Jarmon; UK softball head coach Rachel Lawson; UK football alumnus and current staff member Freddie Maggard; plus representatives from UK... Read more 

UK SOFTBALL | Wildcats Ready to Host NCAA Regional Tournament

05/14/2018 04:10 PM

The University of Kentucky softball team will host the 2018 NCAA Softball Regionals, starting Friday through Sunday of this week. The Wildcats were announced as a host team for the regional tournament during Sunday night’s NCAA Softball Selection Show. The Cats are ranked #19 in USA Today/NFCA Coaches poll and will battle Illinois-Chicago in the second game of the regional tournament at 2:30pm. Michigan takes on Notre Dame, with a first-pitch of 12pm. This weekend’s regional tournament games are double-elimination games and the... Read more