The Sports Feed

UK TRACK & FIELD | Wildcats Getting Ready for NCAA Championships

06/01/2018 04:52 PM

The UK track and field men’s and women’s teams are getting ready to hit the road, as both will compete in next week’s NCAA Outdoor Championships finals. The UK women’s team is ranked No. 4, and the men’s team is ranked No. 14 in the nation heading to the meet in Eugene, Oregon that will be held June 6-9. The Wildcats boast a total of 22 qualifiers, 13 women entries and nine men entries. The high amount of women’s entries suggests... Read more 

UK BASKETBALL | PJ Washington Returning for Sophomore Season

05/30/2018 05:09 PM

Kentucky forward PJ Washington has announced he will return to the UK men’s basketball team for his sophomore season. Washington had gone through the NBA Draft process after declaring for this year’s NBA Draft. He never hired an agent though, which allowed him to return to the Wildcats. “I want to thank everyone for their support during this process and allowing me to take my time for one of the most important decisions of my life,” said Washington in a press release.... 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 

Kentucky football player arraigned on drug charges

05/24/2018 02:39 PM

A Kentucky football player has been arrested and arraigned on drug charges. According to Lexington Police, Marcus Walker now faces several charges in connection with possession of marijuana and cocaine. The drugs were found inside Walker’s home by an officer on Wednesday night after responding to a disturbance call. A police citation indicates the responding officer found 5 lb. of marijuana, an ounce of cocaine and a large amount of cash. Walker, a redshirt junior safety, saw action in 12 of 13 games... Read more 

Walter McCarty Is Coming Home

05/23/2018 04:30 PM

Back on March 22nd, former UK and NBA star Walter McCarty returned to his hometown of Evansville, Indiana … but it wasn’t just a regular homecoming … he was announced as the head coach of the Evansville Purple Aces— launching his head coaching career after spending time as a collegiate and NBA assistant. Our Bradley McKee went to Indiana to talk with McCarty about his new gig…. where they talked Evansville, Kentucky, Rick Pitino and more.  Read more 

UK FOOTBALL | Interest Growing For In-State Prospect

05/22/2018 03:09 PM

UK Football recruiting in the state is heating up along with the temperatures. One player Mark Stoops and his staff have their eyes on: Wandale Robinson. Robinson is a versatile athlete from Western Hills High in Frankfort. He is considered a 3-star by 24/7 Sports and the ninth all-purpose back in the country for the class of 2019. Robinson is 5’9.5” and 179 lbs. and holds offers from Duke, Kentucky, Michigan, Virginia, Cincinnati, Purdue and others. KSTV visited Western Hills to talk with... Read more 

UK Football | Former Wildcat QB Freddie Maggard Added To The Staff

05/21/2018 06:10 PM

Former Kentucky quarterback Freddie Maggard (1988-91) has joined Mark Stoops’ support staff with the UK Football team. Maggard had spent time in the media, as a part of the UK Football pregame show, and on “Monday Morning Quarterback” with the voice of the Wildcats Tom Leach, a writer and even a few appearances on Spectrum News. He will serve as the Director of Player Development for the football team. It will include character development, community work, helping players find internships... Read more 

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