Zack Thompson Dominant in Return to Starting Rotation

 

Zack Thompson – Photo by UK Athletics

Machamer’s scoreless appearance, pair of three-run homers secure victory

 

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Zack Thompson’s left arm set the tone early and Chris Machamer’s right arm enforced it late as No. 11 Kentucky responded with a 10-3 win over Tennessee on Saturday night at Lindsey Nelson Stadium. Continue reading Zack Thompson Dominant in Return to Starting Rotation

Legends Blanked in Game Two Loss to RiverDogs

 

Nolan Watson photo credit Clinton Riddle

JOSEPH P. RILEY JR PARK (Charleston, SC) – The Lexington Legends were shutout for the second time this season in a 6-0 loss to the Charleston RiverDogs. Nolan Watson (2-2, 6.33 ERA) was given the loss for Lexington, tossing 3.2 innings allowing four runs on eight hits while walking two and striking out two. Garrett Whitlock (2-1, 1.06 ERA) earned the win for Charleston, throwing 7.0 scoreless innings, allowing two hits with 10 strikeouts and one free pass. Whitlock has not allowed a run in his last four starts. Andrew Beckwith pitched 2.1 innings in relief for the Legends, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out one. Julio Pinto threw two shutout innings, allowing one walk and fanning one batter. Continue reading Legends Blanked in Game Two Loss to RiverDogs

Lexington Puts Exclamation Mark On Game One Win Against Charleston

Andres Sotillet – Photo by Lexington Legends

JOSEPH P RILEY JR PARK (Charleston, SC) – After a close first two innings of play, the Lexington Legends capitalized on a five-run third inning to hold on to an 11-4 win over the Charleston RiverDogs. The Legends now improve to 14-12 on the season and the RiverDogs fall to 13-15. Andres Sotillet was awarded the win for the Legends tossing 5.0 innings while allowing four runs (three earned) on seven hits while walking one and striking out four. Daniel Ramos was given the loss, allowing seven runs (four earned) in 2.1 innings, while walking one and striking out four. Continue reading Lexington Puts Exclamation Mark On Game One Win Against Charleston

Peyton’s First-Inning Grand Slam Sparks No. 19 UK to 7-5 Win

Wildcats score five early runs, beat No. 12 South Carolina, 7-5

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Freshman Mallory Peyton stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the first with the bases loaded and launched her first-career grand slam to power No. 19 Kentucky to a crucial and thrilling 7-5 win over No. 12 South Carolina at John Cropp Stadium.

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Monster Jam Coming to Rupp – Driver Steven Sims talks to BSN

Steven Sims, Mutant Monster Truck Driver – Photo provided by Monster Jam

Interview with MUTANT Monster Truck driver Steven Sims:

This is Ron Hamblin, Bluegrass Sports Nation and I am here with Monster Truck Driver Steven Sims. Steven is the driver of the Monster Truck Mutant. Steven if you do not mind, tell us a little bit about yourself. Continue reading Monster Jam Coming to Rupp – Driver Steven Sims talks to BSN

It’s Miller Time by John Huang

 

Brendon Miller – Union College

(JACKSON, Ky.) – In the annals of UK Sports history, Adolph Rupp sits indisputably at the kingdom throne of the Big Blue Nation. The Baron of the Bluegrass, with his recognizable balding pate and heralded nasal twang, was instrumental in the coronation of the Kentucky program as the greatest tradition in the history of college basketball. Life-long Wildcat fans, together with future die-hard generations to come, owe much of their current and ensuing glory to the basketball genius of the man in the brown suit.

 

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