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Former UK player Joey Couch dies at 49

Former UK player and Kentucky All-State Linebacker Joey Couch died Friday night at age 49. Couch was a two-sport athlete and scored 2,000 points when playing with John Pelphrey. Couch’s wife, Angel, posted Friday on her Facebook account that her husband died from an “acute cardiac event” at their home.

JUCO QB Terry Wilson commits to UK

Terry Wilson made his announcement Sunday afternoon when he tweeted his “committed” picture to Big Blue Nation. Wilson will come to UK as a transfer from Garden City Community College. He previously signed with the Oregon Ducks and transferred to the JUCO this past spring. The three-star recruit earned the Jayhawk Conference’s Offensive Player of…
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Happy Osborne resigning from the Kentucky Wesleyan College basketball program

Happy Osborne resigned from the Kentucky Wesleyan College basketball program Monday night. His resignation comes just eleven days after announcing his leave of absence, due to health concerns. In his place, Jason Mays has been named the Panthers’ interim coach. On November 16, Osborne announced his leave of absence citing unspecified medical issues. “In compliance…
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LCA’s Dillon Wheatley earns Athlete of the Week honors

Lexington Christian High School running back Dillon Wheatley has 1,642 rushing yards and 31 touchdowns this season. Wheatley accounted for 5 touchdowns in LCA’s 42-12 win over Prestonsburg Friday night. “We practiced a lot harder with Logan [Neives] down we knew we’d have to step our game up without him,” said Wheatley. After the game…
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Jarren Williams decommits from UK for second time

After his official visit to Miami over the weekend, Jarren Williams, the four-star quarterback from Gwinnett Central, Georgia, de-committed from Kentucky. The QB has done this before, Williams committed to the Cats in 2016 but then stepped back to reconsider his options. He then recommitted to UK back in May. Williams also has official visits…
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5 Star recruit, Keldon Johnson, commits to Kentucky

Good news for John Calipari as a top-rated shooting guard, Keldon Johnson, officially commits to the Wildcats. The 5-star recruit is from Mouth of Wilson, Virginia. Johnson a 6’6 shooting guard and chose UK over Maryland, Texas and NC State.

Boyle County’s Tanner Crawford has breakout game against Lexington Catholic

Boyle County beat district rival Lexington Catholic Friday night 48-17. Tanner Crawford was a huge reason the Rebels won the game. He had a season-high 209 rushing yards in the game. Tanner says of his play, “I knew coming into the game that it was going to be a hard game to play because one…
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Henry Clay manager makes big impact on football team

Sports can be a bonding point, something to bring us together and give us perspective. We learned that’s what one special manager has done for Henry Clay. Coach Sam Simpson says about Christian, “Sometimes in life, we can take things too seriously. Christian can take us away for a moment from that.”Christian Massie has worked…
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Get to know UK’s Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Originally a Florida Gator commit, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander gained additional attention and confidence when he played with the Canadian national team. As he realized he could reach for bigger goals, he de-committed from the Gators and that’s when he heard from Kentucky. While UK basketball had recruited players from other countries before, Shai was happy scouts…
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