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Tuesday’s district tournament results around the 13th Region

Baseball
49th District – North Laurel 9  Clay County 0 – Championship

50th District – Corbin 4  South Laurel 0 – Championship

51st District – Barbourville 6  Lynn Camp 4, Knox Central 22  Pineville 1 (5 innings)

52nd District – Middlesboro 3  Harlan County 2 – Championship

Thursday: 51st District Championship at Lynn Camp – Barbourville vs. Knox Central 6pm

Softball
49th District – North Laurel 1  Clay County 0 – Championship
50th District – South Laurel 10  Williamsburg 0 (5 innings) – Championship
52nd District – Harlan County 8  Harlan 0, Middlesboro 10  Bell County 0 (5 innings)

Wednesday: 51st District Championship at Lynn Camp – Knox Central vs. Lynn Camp 6pm
Wednesday: 52nd District Championship at Bell County – Middlesboro vs. Harlan County 6pm

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Kentucky men draw Kansas in SEC/Big 12 Basketball Challenge

MAY 24, 2016

 

Kentucky Men’s Basketball Draws Kansas in SEC/Big 12 Challenge
The Wildcats played in Lawrence, Kan., last season for the annual conferences’ showdown

 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After putting together an overtime classic last season in Lawrence, Kan., the Kentucky men’s basketball team will get the Kansas Jayhawks in Rupp Arena during the 2016-17 season in the annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge.

 

The Jayhawks’ return trip on Jan. 28 will mark the first time the two schools have met inside Rupp Arena since Jan. 9, 2005.

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Monday’s district tournament results around Region 13

Baseball
49th District at North Laurel
Clay County 6 Jackson County 5 (9 innings)
North Laurel 12 Oneida Baptist 0 (5 innings)

50th District at South Laurel
Corbin 10 Williamsburg 0 (5 innings)
South Laurel 11 Whitley County 6

52nd District at Harlan County
Middlesboro 15 Bell County 2
Harlan County 4 Harlan 2

Tuesday’s Schedule
49th District: Clay County vs. North Laurel 6pm (Championship)
50th District: Corbin vs. South Laurel 6:30pm (Championship)
51st District at Lynn Camp: Knox Central vs. Pineville 5pm and Barbourville vs. Lynn Camp 7pm
52nd District: Middlesboro vs. Harlan County 7pm (Championship)

Softball
49th District at North Laurel
Clay County 14 Jackson County 5

50th District at South Laurel
South Laurel 10 Whitley County 0 (5 innings)
Williamsburg 7 Corbin 0

51st District at Lynn Camp
Knox Central 6 Barbourville 4
Lynn Camp 14 Pineville 3 (5 innings)

Tuesday’s Schedule
49th District: Clay County vs. North Laurel 7pm (Championship)
50th District: Williamsburg vs. South Laurel 6pm (Championship
52nd District at Bell County: Middlesboro vs. Bell County 5pm and Harlan County vs. Harlan 7pm

Wednesday’s Schedule
51st District: Lynn Camp vs. Knox Central 6pm
52nd District: Championship Game 6pm

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UK softball falls 5-3 in regional final as Utah moves on to super regional

May 22, 2016

Utes Upset Wildcats in Decisive Game Seven, Into Super Regionals

Kentucky ends season 46-14 overall

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Ninth-seeded Kentucky saw a late rally fall just short in Sunday’s regional Friday at John Cropp Stadium in front of a season-high 1,808 fans, dropping a 5-3 decision to the Utah Utes, who advance out of the Lexington Regional and into the Tallahassee Super Regional next weekend in the Sunshine State.

With the loss, Kentucky’s historic season comes to an end with a 46-14 overall record on the season and a program-record second-place finish in the Southeastern Conference. The Wildcats beat 11 ranked teams in 2016 and had the most road wins of anyone in the nation, with a 20-3 record away from home.

Continue reading: UK softball falls 5-3 in regional final as Utah moves on to super regional

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UK baseball faces Alabama in SEC Baseball Tournament

(Tournament bracket Included at the end of the article)
First-Round Matchup Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. ET in Hoover, Ala
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LEXINGTON, Ky. – With the bracket officially set for the Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament, Kentucky will face Alabama on Tuesday, May 24, at 5:30 p.m. ET at Hoover (Ala.) Metropolitan Stadium.

Kentucky (32-24 overall, 15-15 SEC) and Alabama (31-24, 15-15 SEC) tied for eighth place in the overall league standings. UK is slotted as the No. 8 seed and Alabama at No. 9 because the Wildcats won two out of three games between the teams earlier this season. The game will be televised on the SEC Network and also will be available on the UK Sports Radio Network.

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UK softball fights off elimination to advance to regional final

Wildcats must beat Utah twice to get to Super Regionals

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Ninth-seeded Kentucky used two-out rallies in the top of the seventh and eighth innings to power past the Illinois Fighting Illini and extend its season in its third game of the day on Elimination Saturday of the NCAA Softball Championships.
Continue reading: UK softball fights off elimination to advance to regional final

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HS track and field: Boyle Co. women, Mercer Co. men win Region 5 AA

Boyle County women and Mercer County men won track and field’s Region 5 Class 2A on Saturday. Individual top performers from Bell County, Mitchell Miracle won 1st place in the men’s 1600 meter run, and 3rd place in the boys 800 meter run while Dalton Raby took 3rd in the boys shot put.

              Women - Class 2A - Team Rankings - 18 Events Scored
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    1) Boyle County               173.50     2) Mercer County              96   
    3) Rockcastle County           86        4) Casey County               83   
    5) Corbin                      61        6) Knox Central               34.50
    7) Russell County              10        8) Wayne County                9   
    9) Bell County                  5                                           
 
               Men - Class 2A - Team Rankings - 18 Events Scored
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    1) Mercer County              185        2) Knox Central               85   
    3) Boyle County                81        4) Corbin                     43   
    5) Garrard County              38        6) Casey County               30   
    7) Bell County                 26        8) Rockcastle County          22   
    8) Russell County              22       10) Wayne County               12   
   11) Clay County                  6 
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UK Hoops adds a point guard

Women’s Basketball Adds Guard Jaida Roper to 2016-17 Roster

Point guard out of Memphis, Tenn., will be a true freshman this season

LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky women’s basketball head coach Matthew Mitchell has announced that Jaida Roper, a 5-foot-7 guard out of Houston High School in Memphis, Tenn., has joined the program and will be a true freshman on the 2016-17 roster.

“We are so excited for Jaida to become a Wildcat. She is a high-character person, an exciting basketball player and a very hard worker,” Mitchell said. “Jaida will be a great fit in our program and I look forward to helping her develop as a person, a student and a player.”
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HS Track & Field: Results from Region 6 Class 1A in Williamsburg

              Women - CLASS 1A - Team Rankings - 18 Events Scored
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    1) Williamsburg               201        2) Model                     127
    3) Somerset                    53        4) Harlan                     40
    5) Middlesboro                 30        6) Pineville                  23
    7) Red Bird                    17        8) Berea                      10
    9) Oneida Baptist               8       10) Lynn Camp                   1

               Men - CLASS 1A - Team Rankings - 18 Events Scored
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    1) Williamsburg               119        2) Oneida Baptist             97
    3) Model                       95        4) Somerset                   84
    5) Harlan                      83        6) Middlesboro                25
    7) Red Bird                    23        8) Berea                      10
    9) Lynn Camp                    4       10) Pineville                   3

Middlesboro’s girls (Grigsby, Rutherford, Wright, Rose) won the 4×800 Meter Relay
Middlesboro’s Noah Brown won the Boys 400 Meter Dash
Middlesboro’s Evan Brock finished runnerup in the Boys Discus Throw
Pineville’s Shayne Raftery won the Girls Shot Put

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UK men’s golf qualifies for the NCAA Championships with 4th place finish in Tuscaloosa

McDaniel, Euler both post Top 10 finishes.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – How sweet it is indeed. The Kentucky men’s golf team stamped its spot in the NCAA Championship in Eugene, Ore., beginning May 27 following a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Regional on Wednesday. The Wildcats were one of five teams from the Tuscaloosa, Ala., site to advance to the finals. It’s the sixth time under head coach Brian Craig and the first since 2014 that UK has advanced to the final week of play.

Photo by UK Athletics

Photo by UK Athletics

 

Sophomore Tyler “Chip” McDaniel and freshman Lukas Euler both scored top-10 finishes on the individual leaderboard, while senior David Snyder logged a 3-under, 69, to lead the Wildcats in the final round.

Continue reading: UK men’s golf qualifies for the NCAA Championships with 4th place finish in Tuscaloosa

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