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Wins make recruiter’s job easier at UK



After Kentucky won at Louisville in 2016 when the Cardinals had Heisman Trophy quarterback Lamar Jackson, recruiting coordinator Vince Marrow knew the program had more clout with recruits. “I felt like I was doing a pretty good job recruiting but that Louisville game gave you a foundation of what we could be. I go in with a swag the way […]

Gabby’s fishing fever


How to fish for bass during nesting So far this year the bass fishing is pretty good. Some nice numbers of bass — and some big bass — have been caught. It is now the pre-spawn time where bass will be looking for places in the backwater and shallow areas to build a nest and lay their eggs. The male […]

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Delaying trip West was the right move With wild turkey season underway now, I hope you have tagged out and you’re on your way to fixing that turkey you got. I chose to delay my trip West for a few days, and man am I glad I did. Again this year in Nebraska, where I have hunted often these last […]

UK fan unexpectedly meets team’s future QB



Kentucky fan Katie Hensley now lives in Boston and was recently in Ft. Lauderdale for vacation with her boyfriend and his family to see the Colorado Rockies open the baseball season. She had lived in Colorado for a couple of years and thought it would be a fun trip in warm weather. Since the NCAA Tournament was going on, she […]

Gabby’s fishing fever

All signs point to good spring fishing

Alll the signs show spring fishing is well underway. Everywhere you look you see fisherman pulling boats and fishing rods in vehicles. Signs of spring fishing are in the air, from boat and RV shows to many folks taking fishing trips all over the place. After a long cold winter, most outdoors and fishing people are glad to see warmer […]

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It appears that fewer youth are hunting

As I sit here and watch the rain pouring down, the thought in my mind is how many of our young turkey hunters got their turkey yesterday while the weather was nice. How many went back into the woods this morning with it raining? I recall in my youth the weather never seemed to stop me. Now clouds alone almost […]

Kyle Busch beats Kurt to grab 8th Bristol win




Kyle Busch was in the race at Bristol Motor Speedway, so of course, he won. Busch grabbed his third Cup win of the season, eighth overall at Bristol, and 10th this year spanning all three of NASCAR’s national series. He beat his older brother, who said if given the chance in Sunday’s race, he’d have wrecked him so that Kurt […]

Kentucky still in the running for star recruit



When it comes time for Matthew Hurt to make his college choice April 19, his father knows what will be the hardest part for him. Duke, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina — they are all good people. That will be the tough thing having to say no to three schools for him just because they are all such good people, Richard […]

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Thanks to reader, I’ll get my license

First this week I want to thank whoever sent me a $20 bill to buy my Kentucky 2019 hunting license. I got a big grin on my face, although I wish I knew who sent it. Oh well, thank you very much. The 2019 turkey hunt is well on its way, but some of my friends and me have already […]

PJ Washington carried UK, gave team fighting chance



PJ Washington left it all on the court in what could have been his final game at Kentucky. Although a national championship would have been icing on the cake, Washington did his best to carry the Wildcats on his shoulders in Kansas City. “I just tried to go out there and give it everything I had,” he said. “Unfortunately, we […]


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