Golf: UK’s McDaniel breaks KY State Am tournament record

UK All-America golfer breaks former great’s 13-year old tournament score

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Records were made to be broken. Or at least, that’s how the saying goes.

Current Kentucky men’s golfer Tyler “Chip” McDaniel did just that when he eclipsed a 13-year-old record held by former Wildcat legend and UK Athletics Hall of […]

Fox, Monk and Adebayo taken in 1st round of NBA Draft

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. – In what has become an annual tradition for the Kentucky men’s basketball program, it was more of the same as three Wildcats achieved their dreams when they heard their names called in the 2017 NBA Draft. De’Aaron Fox (No. 5, Sacramento Kings), Malik Monk (No. 11, Charlotte Hornets) and […]

Tri-State Tires win 2017 Middlesboro LL Championship

Youssiff Nabat’s walkoff RBI single snapped a 5-5 tie and lifted Tri-State Tires to a 6-5 win over Coke in the championship game.

MIDDLESBORO LITTLE LEAGUE 2017 CHAMPIONTRI-STATE TIRES: (Not in order) Landon Allen, Dylan Baker, Lane Bayless, Warren Vaught, Brady Carroll,  Conner Mason, Youssiff Nabat, Kam Wilson, Tanner Evans,  Cayden Huff, Brayden Barnard […]

Kentucky’s Evan White wins Rawlings Gold Glove Award

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First baseman’s defensive work honored for second consecutive season

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Evan White was honored with the 2017 ABCA Collegiate Rawlings Gold Glove Award at first base, it was announced on Wednesday. It is White’s second consecutive trophy for his glove work.

 

The 6-foot-3, 205 pound junior […]

Little League All Star Tournament Schedules

9-10 Year Old All Stars at Middlesboro

June 23

(1) 7 pm Pineville-Bell vs. Middlesboro

June 24

(2) 7pm Knox County vs. Pineville-Bell/Middlesboro winner

June 25

(3) 7 pm Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2

June 26

(4) 7pm Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3

11-12 Year Old Girls All Stars at McCreary […]

UK’s Jones named 3rd-Team All-American by Athlon Sports

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Junior linebacker led the SEC in solo tackles in 2016

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Junior linebacker Jordan Jones has been named at third-team defense All-American by Athlon Sports it was announced today. The All-America teams are based on how players will perform in 2017. Career statistics and previous awards matter […]

Baseball: UK’s Mingione named Perfect Game/Rawlings Coach of the Year

June 13, 2017

 

First-year head coach led Kentucky to first-ever Super Regional

 

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – First-year Kentucky head coach Nick Mingione has been named the Perfect Game/Rawlings College Head Coach of the Year, it was announced on Tuesday.

 

Kentucky just completed Mingione’s first season with the program’s […]

Baseball: UK’s White selected in 1st round by Seattle in MLB Draft

Kentucky’s White Selected 17th Overall by Seattle in MLB Draft

Versatile junior fourth all-time leading hitter at UK, Gold Glove first baseman

 

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – Evan White, one of the most accomplished players in Kentucky baseball history, became the fifth Wildcat to be selected in the first round of the […]

2017 Middlesboro Teeball Champions

Dream Big Construction defeated Home Federal 29-12 in the championship game to win the 2017 Middlesboro Teeball championship. Dream Big Construction was a perfect 13-0 on the season.                         Photo submitted

State Softball and Baseball report for Saturday June 10th

SOFTBALL

North Laurel had advanced with a 2-0 win over Leslie County on Thursday, but dropped two lopsided decisions on Friday, 14-0 to Louisville Male and then 17-0 to Woodford County in an elimination game to fall out of the tournament.  The Lady Jaguars finished 28-8 on the season.

BASEBALL

Knox Central, a 9-4 winner […]