Big Blue Madness Approaching

Published on Oct 7, 2013 in Front Page, Sports

October is among us, and that can only mean one thing: Halloween. But before that, there’s UK’s favorite late-night event. Big Blue Madness. People will camp out in advance for about a week on the sidewalks surrounding Memorial Coliseum to get tickets to witness the first practice of the season for the Women’s Basketball team. “The fact that people will camp out on the cold, hard ground for days to watch us practice is just nuts,”...

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UK Loses to Western In One For the Ages

Published on Sep 27, 2013 in Campus, Front Page, Sports

It is the beginning of another season, folks, and with it comes this year’s version of the Kentucky Wildcats. Touting an Air Raid offense behind the arm of Maxwell Smith and the legs of Jalen Whitlow, Kentucky lost their first game of the season to Western Kentucky, our lesser-known and slightly country cousins of the Sun Belt. No one thought it was possible that we could lose two years in a row to a team whose mascot is a hill, but then again...

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Stoops to Recruit from CSF

Published on Sep 13, 2013 in Campus, Front Page, Sports

Lexington – Mark Stoops has begun his reign as the new University of Kentucky head football coach. With all the hype having surrounded his coming, the year kicked off with a less-than-stellar performance against Western Kentucky University, losing 26-35. Even though the win against Miami (Ohio) a week later pushed the WKU game to the back of people’s minds, Stoops still couldn’t ignore the fact that his defense allowed Western to score 35...

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Men’s Basketball 2013 Recruiting Class

Published on Aug 30, 2013 in April Fools, Campus, Front Page, Sports

LEXINGTON, KY – It is unfortunate that we did not get to enjoy another exhilarating March Madness run this season. That being said, it’s never too early to start getting excited about the next one. The Colonel looks at what has been deemed the number-one recruiting class of all time. Andrew Harrison. PG. 6’5’’ A six-foot-five point guard, Harrison will have a huge advantage against opposing point guards, in that he will most likely...

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Tearful LeBron Holds Press Conference Apologizing to Cleveland

Published on Apr 9, 2013 in April Fools, Front Page, Sports

LEXINGTON, KY – A visibly distressed LeBron James held a press conference earlier today to issue a heartfelt and tearful apology to the city of Cleveland. LeBron, looking dejected and downcast, stated that he has been repressing a deep-seated love for Cleveland, and that this has been digging away at his soul for over three years now. “Man, I just… I just wanted to say I’m so, so sorry,” a disconsolate James started off. “It’s...

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Adidas to Produce LED Uniform

Published on Apr 7, 2013 in April Fools, Front Page, Sports

PORTLAND, OR – Adidas has decided that neon camo is just not good enough for their fans. The solution? Lights. Following the success of their highlighter themed 2013 NCAA tournament uniforms, Adidas has announced that they will be releasing a fully-functioning LED uniform for next year’s tourney. Director of Marketing Matthew Franklin stated in a press release that, “due to the response we’ve received from fans, who claim that...

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