An early Paul Laurence Dunbar lead — 2-0 in the top of the first — was short lived as Lexington Catholic responded promptly with three runs and went on to defeat the Bulldogs, 10-4, at home on Wednesday.
There’s a lot of mystery surrounding Girvin, first in the Kentucky Derby point standings. The Daily Racing Form reports he is wearing bar shoes for a possible foot problem. Trainer Joe Sharp keeps moving workout dates. What’s up with the Louisiana Derby winner?
Kentucky’s Jon Toth, a 6-5, 307 pound center, represents the Cats-best prospect for the 2017 NFL Draft, which begins Thursday night. In all, nine players from UK and other Kentucky schools are believed to have a shot this year.
Zack Thompson and five relievers combined for a three-hit shutout, and Kole Cottam capped the scoring with a two-run homer as the University of Kentucky baseball team defeated Xavier 6-0 at Cliff Hagan Stadium on Wednesday night.
Defending champion Michael Jung of Germany and Queen Elizabeth’s granddaughter Zara Phillips Tindall will compete at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event, Thursday through Sunday. There also will be world champions and Olympic medalists from the United States.
Bam Adebayo confirmed Tuesday that he is hiring an agent and staying in the NBA Draft. He is the fifth University of Kentucky basketball player to do so, following De’Aaron Fox, Malik Monk, Isaiah Briscoe and Isaac Humphries.
Major League Baseball’s rosters include five former University of Kentucky stars — Blanton, Kipnis, Rogers, Paxton and Rusin — and four former Lexington high school standouts — Ellis, Revere, Roe and Ross.