EKU to unveil Roy Kidd statue on September 23rd

RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University will unveil a statue of College Football Hall of Fame coach Roy Kidd on Saturday, Sept. 23.

 

The statue of the man who won 314 games as the head coach of the Colonels will be located in the north end zone, overlooking the field at Roy Kidd Stadium.

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UK T&F assistant coach wins 400-meter hurdles world championship

LONDON – American Kori Carter – who serves as a volunteer assistant coach on the Kentucky track and field staff and trains under UK head coach Edrick Floréal’s tutelage having competed collegiately for Stanford – won gold in the 400-meter hurdles at the IAAF World Championships on Thursday.

Carter’s gold was the second of these […]

KY High School Basketball HOF officially opens this weekend

Elizabethtown, KY – Aug. 9, 2017 – The Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame (KHSBHF) will have its official opening for the public this Saturday, August 12 at 11:00 a.m. The facility, located at 212 West Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown, KY, will celebrate the Grand Opening event with several members of the Hall of […]

While waiting for the eclipse, check out the meteor shower

The Perseid shower: See the lights in the sky Not many of us will be privileged to travel into space, but we can enjoy the phenomenon of a meteor shower as it crosses the nighttime sky. Meteoroids are the debris flung from comets as they orbit the sun. Meteors are not matter themselves. They are […]

Basketball: Brad Calipari on a basketball trip to Croatia

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men’s basketball sophomore Brad Calipari is part of an eight-day basketball trip to Croatia with Global Sports Academy.

Calipari is one of 14 collegiate players on the Global Sports Academy roster that left Monday for Croatia. The team, coached by Bucknell assistant coach Joe Meehan, will play four games against professional […]

Football: Large crowd in attendance for UK Fan Day

It was a dodgy week weather-wise in Lexington, ranging from storms to oppressive heat, but things cleared up in a big way on Saturday.

That was just in the nick of time for Kentucky football’s annual Fan Day.

“I hope everyone enjoyed practice and Fan Day and the whole deal,” Mark Stoops said. “It was […]

Football: Ten EKU players given preseason recognition

RICHMOND, Ky. – Ten Eastern Kentucky University football players were given preseason recognition by College Sports Madness, the organization announced last week.

 

Defensive lineman Aaron Patrick and punter Keith Wrzuszczak were chosen to the Madness 2017 Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference first team.  Wide receiver Ryan Markush and offensive lineman Cameron Kowalewski earned second team […]

Football: Lindsey Wilson ranked 8th in NAIA preseason poll

COLUMBIA, Ky. — The Lindsey Wilson football team begins the 2017 season ranked No. 8 in NAIA Preseason Football Coaches’ Top-25 Poll, NAIA officials announced on Monday.

The Blue Raiders received 268 voting points from the 16 national raters.

The top-10 rating is the second for Lindsey Wilson in the last three seasons. The Blue […]

KY Afield Outdoors: Wade the Cumberland tailwater to beat the heat

Dave Dreves, assistant director of Fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, holds a 31-inch, 12-pound brown trout collected and released from the Cumberland River during population sampling a few years ago. Summer is the optimal time to wade the Cumberland River to catch brook, rainbow and hefty brown trout.

FRANKFORT, […]

UK hosting Football Fan Day on Saturday

Autographs at 9 a.m., followed by open practice at 11 a.m.

 

LEXINGTON, Ky. – In the midst of its first week of fall camp, Kentucky football is set to host its annual Fan Day on Saturday starting at 9 a.m.

 

Fan Day will kick off with an autograph session at Nutter Field House […]