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Kentucky to take on Iowa in New Year's Day VRBO Citrus Bowl

The No. 22 Kentucky Wildcats will take on No. 15 Iowa in the 2022 Vrbo Citrus Bowl. The game will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1, at Camping World Stadium and will be televised nationally by ABC.

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Oscar Tshiebwe had 20 points and 16 rebounds, TyTy Washington Jr. added 15 points and No. 9 Kentucky quickly overwhelmed Central Michigan for a 85-57 blowout victory. The Wildcats shot 60% in the first half before cooling off to finish 43% overall while dominating the rebuilding Chippewas in most phases. They led 25-5 within seven minutes and maintained at least a 25-point cushion for much of the contest. Kentucky has six wins by an average margin of 28.3 points.

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The Kentucky Senate's top leader says it's lawmakers who wield the policymaking power to redraw congressional and legislative boundaries. Republican Senate President Robert Stivers pushed back against the Democratic governor's insistence on seeing a plan before deciding whether to call them into special session. Stivers said Monday lawmakers could be ready to take up the issue in a week. Gov. Andy Beshear's spokeswoman, Crystal Staley, says Beshear has had “zero requests” from Senate leaders for a meeting on redistricting.

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One of the Commonwealth’s most celebrated writers has died. Arlo Barnette reports.

One woman was arrested at a protest on Lansdowne Drive Monday morning, as Kentucky Utilities began cutting down trees there. Arlo Barnette reports.

Edwards leads No. 20 Kentucky past LaSalle 74-52

Nov 28, 2021
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Dre'una Edwards scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the 20th-ranked Kentucky women's basketball team downed LaSalle 74-52 on Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.

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Will Levis rushed for career highs of four touchdowns and 113 yards, and Kentucky scored on its first four possessions to cruise past rival Louisville 52-21 and win the Governor’s Cup for the third consecutive time. Big contributions by his feet and arm helped the Wildcats’ junior quarterback outgain Louisville by himself (195-144) by halftime. Levis rushed for TDs of 29 and 7 yards on their first two possessions, then followed Matt Ruffolo’s 43-yard field goal with a 5-yard score and 1-yard TD. The Wildcats earned their fourth rivalry win in five meetings.

TyTy Washington scored 14 points to lead No. 10 Kentucky to an 86-52 win over North Florida on Friday night.

Women at Work: All-female crew rebuilds campsites on Daniel Boone National Forest

Nov 26, 2021

Through partnership with the Southeast Conservation Corps, the Daniel Boone National Forest was privileged to host a 14 member all-female trail crew earlier this fall.

SEC CHAMPS! Stumler’s 18 kills clinches SEC title for Kentucky

Nov 26, 2021
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The No. 8 Kentucky Volleyball team captured its fifth-straight Southeastern Conference championship Friday afternoon, sweeping No. 20 Florida 3-0 (25-22, 25-22, 25-20) behind 18 kills from senior outside hitter Alli Stumler.

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