Often I try to ask recruits’ parents what they liked — or didn’t like — about a school’s recruiting pitch. I was not surprised by what Tyrone and Denyse Maxey, the parents of Kentucky basketball signee Tyrese Maxey, told me about UK coach John Calipari.
Her father was hitting golf balls in the yard when she was only 4 or 5 years old. That’s the first time Trinity Beth of Marshall County tried swimming a golf club — and she hasn’t stopped from the time she got a three-club Barbie Mattel golf set until she finally got what she called “real clubs” to use.
Danville attorney Matt Walter was 7 years old in 1984 when Kentucky’s football team went 9-3, won SEC road games at Mississippi State and Tennessee, and beat Wisconsin in the Hall of Fame Classic to end the season.
Even before she got a scholarship offer from Kentucky coach Matthew Mitchell, 6-1 junior Jillian Hayes of Loveland, Ohio, had a lot of ties to the the University of Kentucky already.
For some Kentucky basketball players, postgame basketball media interviews become routine because they have done so many. Not Jemarl Baker.
Tony Franklin thought Neal Brown was a terrific young coach when he was the offensive coordinator at Troy and added Brown as a wide receivers coach in 2006 after he had worked the three previous years at Massachusetts, Sacred Heart and Delaware.
University of Kentucky freshman guard Rhyne Howard has earned her fifth Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week honor after scoring a combined 31 points with 11 assists, nine rebounds, seven steals and three blocks in UK’s first two league games last week.
Lynn Bowden’s Sideline Knockdown Has Melanie Fish Feeling Like A UK Player And She Hopes To See Cats Play Next Season
It was just another day entertaining special guests at the VBRO Citrus Bowl as part of her job job as VBRO director of U.S. public relations for Melanie Fish — or at least that is what she thought.
Kentucky football fans were thrilled when UK beat Penn State in the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, but none may have been happier than Griffin Phillips Ryan.
My third year covering University of Kentucky football the Wildcats went 10-1 in 1977 and dominated almost every team they played physically. It was a veteran team that seldom did anything fancy offensively or defensively. What that team did was just win.
Kentucky signee Tyrese Maxey played three games last week at the Kentucky Lake Showcase in Marshall County, including one with UK coach John Calipari watching, and showed why he’s one of the top 10 players in the 2019 recruiting class.
Craig Yeast Says New Year’s Day Bowl Was Rewarding For His Team Just Like It Is For Cats This Season
It’s still hard for Craig Yeast to believe that it was over 20 years ago when he was playing in a New Year’s Day bowl with Kentucky.
During recruiting a lot of attention goes to players who either flip their commitment from one school to another — or at least consider it.
John Calipari Knows Cats Must Maintain Intensity Against Louisville, Especially With Game in Yum Center
After beating North Carolina and with Louisville next on the schedule, Kentucky coach John Calipari knows the cheer is back for Kentucky basketball fans.
Dagen Rash is a dreamer, but he’s also realistic.