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Former Kentucky punter helping coach Special Olympics Basketball

03/10/2017 12:28 PM

Special Olympics of Kentucky is holding its state basketball tournament starting today and one team has a coach who may be familiar to UK football fans. Former Kentucky punter Ryan Tydlacka, along with his wife Michelle Tydlacka and father-in-law Bob Osmer, are leading an Oldham County team this year. KSTV’s TJ Beisner visited Tydlacka at practice earlier this week to get an inside look at his work with the team.  Read more 

Jojo Kemp "hungry" for shot at NFL

03/02/2017 09:16 AM

Former Kentucky running back Jojo Kemp is hoping to take the next step and make an NFL roster this year. Kemp has spent the last few months working out in Lexington with UK’s strength and conditioning coaches while finishing up an internship with the UK media relations department. At an autograph signing on Tuesday night, Kemp took some time to talk with our Clayton Abernathy about his future in the NFL.  Read more 

UK and Transylvania Volleyball connected through coaches' bond

09/27/2016 04:50 PM

They say all is fair and love and recruiting. “We wanted to see this kid. We saw warm ups, but we wanted to see game play and then the coach didn’t play her,” said Lindsey Gray-Walton. “And we were the only two on that court recruiting this kid and so we started talking,” Kyle Walton added. The two met when they were going after the same recruit. Neither got the commit, but they wound up committing to each other. Lindsey is an assistant... Read more 

Tayshaun Prince gives back to Special Olympics Kentucky

09/23/2016 05:26 PM

Former Kentucky basketball player Tayshaun Prince was back in Lexington last night helping raise money for Special Olympics Kentucky. Special Olympics is a program that trains and coaches athletes with intellectual disabilities. Prince spoke at the “Chew for a Cause” event, which featured a dinner and auctioned off various items. All of the proceeds benefited Special Olympics Kentucky. CN2’s Lyndsey Gough caught up with Tayshaun Prince about his time at Kentucky and what it means for him to give back... Read more 

Derrick Ramsey knows that Kentucky football can compete in the SEC

09/20/2016 09:35 PM

Former Kentucky football player Derrick Ramsey knows a thing or two about a winning culture within the Kentucky football program. He played at Kentucky from 1975-1977 and was a member of the 1976 team that won the SEC and the Peach Bowl, and the 1977 team that went 10-1 and finished fourth in the country. We caught up with Ramsey, who now serves at the Kentucky Secretary of Labor, about the outlook of the rest of the season and how... Read more 

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 


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