June 15, 2019

Jacqueline Coleman — Basketball and Politics

By LARRY VAUGHT Mercer County native Jacqueline Coleman has always had two dominant storylines in her family — politics and basketball. “I could never be as […]
June 13, 2019

Calipari, Kentucky Agree to New Long-Term Contract

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball head coach John Calipari, who owns more wins, more NCAA Tournament wins, more Final Four appearances, more Elite Eight berths […]
June 9, 2019

Take A Run Through the Smokies

By LARRY VAUGHT There are not many races of any length in national parks and that makes the Cades Cove Loop Lope Nov. 3 in the Great Smokies […]
June 6, 2019

Kentucky football players, from left, Jamar “Boogie” Watson, Calvin Taylor and Landon Young brought a lot of smiles to children in Ethiopia during a recent mission trip with UK Athletics and Ordinary Hero. (UK Athletics Photo)

By LARRY VAUGHT Kelly Putty is a Hopkinsville, Ky., native who went to Ethiopia in 2008 to adopt a child and had her “eyes opened” to […]
June 6, 2019

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Sets Exhibition Slate

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team has finalized its exhibition slate for the 2019-20 season with the additions of Georgetown College and Kentucky State […]
May 29, 2019

Montgomery to Return for Sophomore Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky men’s basketball team’s frontcourt in 2019-20 became a whole lot deeper with EJ Montgomery’s announcement Wednesday that he will return to […]
May 28, 2019

Richards Announces Return to Kentucky for Junior Season

LEXINGTON, Ky. – After testing the NBA waters and going through the NBA Draft process for the first time in his career, Kentucky men’s basketball forward […]
May 23, 2019

UK MBB Introduces Inaugural John Calipari Father/Daughter Camp

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Big Blue Nation spoke and the Kentucky men’s basketball program listened. After considerable feedback to expand UK’s popular Father/Son Camp, John Calipari has […]
May 22, 2019

Barnhart Named Athletic Director of the Year

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Mitch Barnhart prefers to operate behind the scenes, leaving the headlines and attention for the student-athletes and coaches who have helped bring to […]
May 22, 2019

Abbey Cheek signed autographs for fans who again helped provide a “great atmosphere” for UK in NCAA regional play.

BY LARRY VAUGHT For the third straight year Kentucky softball not only hosted a NCAA regional, but also went 3-0 to easily advance to the Super […]
May 22, 2019

Signee Johnny Juzang Gives Kentucky A “Great Shooter”

By LARRY VAUGHT It’s really easy for Rivals.com recruiting writer Krysten Peek to point out what recent Kentucky signee Johnny Juzang does best. “Johnny is a […]
May 16, 2019

Montgomery Gentry lead guitarist Bo Garrett of Lawrenceburg is good friends with UK pitcher Zack Thomas and says it was a “cool experience” to sing the national anthem before a UK baseball game.

Since 1999 Bo Garrett has been the lead guitarist for Montgomery Gentry and has got to be part of many special things thanks to the country […]
May 16, 2019

Pikeville Receiver Hopes To Prove Critics Wrong Just Like UK Linebacker Kash Daniel Has

By LARRY VAUGHT He’s never met Kentucky linebacker Kash Daniel, but Pikeville High School junior Jackson Hensley admits he is “inspired” by what Daniel has done […]