Zeke Lewis will return to UK for 2021 season

Kentucky senior Zeke Lewis will return next season, taking advantage of the NCAA’s ruling on eligibility relief for spring sports student-athletes whose season was cut short due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Cincinnati Reds President Dick Williams says organization is “fired up” for MLB restart

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - If you’ve missed the sweet sound of the crack of the bat, the wait is nearly over. The Major League...

Baseball returning to Whitaker Park

College wood bat games start Tuesday.

MLB sets 60-game schedule, opens July 23 or 24

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball issued a 60-game schedule Tuesday night that will start July 23 or 24 in empty ballparks as...
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Summer sports leagues looking forward to getting back out on the field

Summer sports leagues are dealing with an unprecedented time just like everyone us. Normally teams would have been practicing up until the games start but because of quarantine, they've missed out on the opportunity. The Lexington Adult Baseball League says either way, they're ready to get back out on the field.
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Former Lexington Catholic, Kentucky pitcher Carson Coleman talks signing with Yankees

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Sunday was the first day Major League Baseball teams could begin to sign undrafted free agents. And it didn’t take...
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Former Lexington Catholic and UK pitcher signs with Yankees

University of Kentucky relief pitcher Carson Coleman signs with the New York Yankees. 

Former Wildcat, Minneapolis native Reid Travis talks racial injustice on “Coffee with Cal”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - The tragedy of George Floyd and the protesting and unrest that has followed in Minneapolis, has affected many around the...

T.J. Collett fulfilling cancer-stricken children’s wishes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – T.J. Collett could see his dream of playing professional baseball come true this week as Major League Baseball holds its...

Two baseball seniors get a tribute from team (Watch)

Frederick Douglass does virtual tribute
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SEC to permit voluntary in-person athletics activities beginning June 8

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WTVQ) - Voluntary in-person athletics activities may resume on Southeastern Conference campuses, at the discretion of each university, beginning June 8 under...

Former UK Baseball head coach Jordan “Tuffy” Horne dead at 77

LEXINGTON, KY (UK Athletics) - Former Kentucky baseball player and head coach Jordan “Tuffy Horne, 77, died earlier this week, the Horne family announced....

UK Athletics 2020 Hall of Fame Class announced

LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – The University of Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2020 has been announced, with Chanda Bell (softball), Sawyer...

UK residence hall, athletic complex named for donors

Bell, Ball families honored by university

Former Madison Central baseball coach Don Richardson passes away

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) - One of the state’s most legendary baseball coaches has passed away. Former Madison Central baseball and basketball coach Don Richardson...

Baseball teams join forces in fund-raising effort

Kentucky's three minor league baseball teams hope in turns into much more than that.
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Tates Creek Baseball eager to defend state title

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - After taking home the school's fourth state baseball title last season, the Tates Creek Commodores were gearing up to defend...

WATCH: SouthLex baseball gets in a little ‘practice’

This normally would be a busy time of year for baseball players of all ages, playing games, getting in every moment of practice and working on skills.

Legends announce resolution with Kentucky State Senate Regarding MiLB Team Elimination Plan

WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – April 1, 2020 the Kentucky State Senate unanimously passed a resolution urging Major League Baseball to rescind their proposal...

KHSAA suspends spring sports indefinitely

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) - Previously, the KHSAA had decided to suspend spring sports until April 12. They have now decided to suspend them indefinitely. The...

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