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KSTV Exclusive: Fun with the Freshmen

08/26/2016 05:21 PM

UK students returned to campus this week as classes resumed on Wednesday. That means the start of a new journey for thousands of freshmen students. Our Bradley McKee headed to Lexington to talk with those students about the upcoming football season and got some pretty interesting responses.  Read more 

Jason Cummins Working to Build Leaders Off the Field

08/23/2016 08:00 PM

For Jason Cummins, being a leader was not an easy position to have. “I was a young, 22-year old lieutenant that showed up at Fort Campbell right after flight school. The Army said ‘Here you go lieutenant. Here’s six Apache helicopters. Here’s 20 guys. You’re in charge. Go prepare for war,” Cummins said. Cummins served in the United States Army for 20 years before retiring in 2013. During that time, he was challenged to be a leader of a small... Read more 

Gallery: First look at the 2016 UK Hoops team

08/23/2016 11:12 AM

UK Hoops held their annual photo day Monday. KSTV’s Regina Rickert captured the best moments from the event.  Read more 

Anna Hack debuts at U.S. Women's Open at 8-Over Par

07/08/2016 10:31 AM

Kentucky sophomore Anna Hack began play on golf’s biggest stage this week in the first round of the U.S. Women’s Open. Hack is one of 25 amateur golfers in the 156-player field. On Thursday, she fired an opening round 80 (8-over-par) on the 6,783 layout in San Martin, California. The Paducah native qualified in May for the world’s premier golf championship during a sectional qualifier in St. Louis. Hack’s appearance in this year’s U.S. Women’s Open marks the second straight appearance ... Read more 

Former Wildcat Jacob Tamme recognized by NFL for making positive difference

10/30/2015 12:21 PM

Photo Courtesy: NFLPA

Former Wildcat and Atlanta Falcon Tight End Jacob Tamme has been recognized by the NFL Players Association for making a positive difference in the lives of U.S. military personnel and their families. Each week, the NFLPA honors an NFL player who has recently demonstrated a commitment to giving back. In return, the NFLPA makes a charitable contribution to the player’s cause. In recognition of Military Appreciation Month, Tamme treated 75 active military personnel and their families to a VIP experience at... Read more 

UK in the NBA

11/18/2014 06:00 PM

Every week, we try to bring you the latest news regarding former Cats in the NBA since there are UK alum currently all over the league. In this latest edition, find out where John Wall has led the Washington Wizards; why DeMarcus Cousins is being dubbed the next Tim Duncan; whether or not Eric Bledsoe is living up to his max contract; and what newcomers Nerlens Noel and James Young have to do to secure their place in the NBA.  Read more 

Former UK baseball star AJ Reed back in Lexington

10/24/2014 04:23 PM

As a senior last year at Kentucky, AJ Reed tore through college baseball and won every award available. This weekend, he’s back in Lexington to be honored during the UK-Mississippi State football game. He talked with the media about being back in town.  Read more 

UK basketball players still trying to decide who will be dancing at Madness

10/17/2014 10:52 AM

By: Rachel Harris As the 32nd annual Big Blue Madness approaches, the players speak about their anticipation of the night and trey to answer the question on everyone’s mind – to dance or not to dance  Read more 

KSTV's Player Preview Series - Devin Booker

10/15/2014 05:36 PM

To help us set the stage for this coming basketball season, we’ve put together a Player Preview Series, where we interviewed each and every player to hear their thoughts on topics such as: Calipari’s platoon system, high expectations, and team interaction. A deep shooting threat has always been a point of weakness on Calipari’s talented teams. Freshman guard, Devin Booker, could be the guy to fill that void this year.  Read more 

KSTV's Player Preview Series - Dominique Hawkins

10/15/2014 05:34 PM

Big Blue Madness is just around the corner which means the journey for #9 is upon us. To help us set the stage for this coming season, we’ve put together a Player Preview Series, where we interview each and every player to hear their thoughts on topics such as: Calipari’s platoon system, high expectations, and team interaction. Here is sophomore guard, Dominique Hawkins, a Kentucky-native looking to use his experiences in China and the Bahamas this off-season to make an... Read more 


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