RICHMOND, Ky, (WTVQ) – Mark Elder has his first season behind him with the EKU Colonels and now he’s making some changes. At the top of that list is accountability. Check out the video on how he’s making his players more accountable on a daily basis.
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Denzil Ware and Josh Allen are a couple veteran Wildcat defenders who will be returning to the field this year. While they will be a huge part of UK’s defense, some new guys are emerging. How do the vets feel about that? Check out the video!
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The Wildcat defense has several goals on their mind going into the 2017 season, but one topping that list is being better on first and second down. Have they been making strides already? Check out the video for what Defensive Coordinator Matt House had to say.
GEORGETOWN, Ky (WTVQ) – A couple former Pulaski County football stars are trying to earn starting jobs with the Georgetown Tigers football squad. Check out the video on how Riley Hall and Jake Johnson are trying to get on the field.
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – On Saturday afternoon, Mark Stoops announced Dorian Baker suffered a “substantial” injury. Check out the sound on how the Cats are dealing with their second major injury in two weeks.
DANVILLE, Ky (WTVQ) – For the first time in the history of their school, the Frederick Douglass Broncos football squad faced off against Danville. Check out the highlights on how the Broncos handled their first game.
SOMERSET, Ky (WTVQ) – For this edition of 36 Blitz, we’re hitting I-75 to Pulaski County High School. If you’re a senior for the Maroons, you’ve gone to the state title game every year of high school. Our own Bryan Kennedy spoke with the team on the excitement and pressure that comes with playing for […]
RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) – EKU Head Football Coach Mark Elder has been busy since he was hired. He’s brought in two top notch recruiting classes to help the program. Now, he’s looking for those young guys to contribute. Check out the video on how he expects them to help the team this year.
LONDON, Ky (WTVQ) – The 36 Blitz rolls on tonight and we make a stop at South Laurel. For the cardinals…consistency is key. Our own Bryan Kennedy caught up with the members of the squad to see how much it has helped to have the same man at the helm for the third year in […]
LONDON, Ky (WTVQ) – Tonight the 36 Blitz rolls down I-75 to North Laurel High. While most teams were sleeping away the night, the jags took to the field at midnight for a little friday night lights. Our own Bryan Kennedy put sleep on the back burner as well and was there as they scrimmaged […]
MOREHEAD, Ky (WTVQ) – Last year, the Eagles out at Morehead State finished the season 4-7. This year they want to flip the script, but will they be led by freshmen and redshirt freshmen or the veterans of the squad? Check out the video to hear from their head coach.
VERSAILLES, Ky (WTVQ) – Building a program and turning things around doesn’t happen overnight. It takes time to change a culture. Our own Alex Risen takes our 36 blitz road trip to Woodford County where head coach Dennis Johnson is still trying to get his Yellow Jackets to swarm to success. So what’s the next […]
MT. VERNON, Ky (WTVQ) – The 36 Blitz is heading to Rockcastle County. Last year, the Rockets finished the season 10-2. They’ll be looking to get past the second round of the playoffs this year on their way to a state title. So what does their motto the “Rock is Hard” really mean? Our own […]
FRANKFORT, Ky (WTVQ) – Franklin County has a new flyer leading the flock. So west we go as the 36 blitz keeps rolling. Our own Alex Risen shows what’s gotten under the program’s wings and amped up the attitude.
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Saturday morning, the UK Football team invited fans from across the Bluegrass to hang out with them for half of their Saturday. The team hosted UK Fan Day at the Nutter Training Facility. Check out the video to see what fans were able to do!
FLEMINGSBURG, Ky (WTVQ) – Back on the muggiest day of the year in Fleming County, the 36 Blitz rolled up to check on the Panthers. Our own Alex Risen shows us a little about a program with some success in the regular season of late, but still searching for more wins in the playoffs.
OWINGSVILLE, Ky (WTVQ) – Our 36 Blitz rolls on with a look at Bath County…a team in search of its first playoff win since 2008. Our own Alex Risen took a trip to Owingsville for a preview of the Wildcats. Where strength and conditioning, hard work, effort and physicality will be key in getting that […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – It’s a way of working out that’s taken on a new meaning for those accepting the challenge and here locally we have one group who’s raised the bar on an international level. Team Crossfit Maximus is headed to its fifth Crossfit Games competition and our own Bryan Kennedy had the chance […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Over the last few years, Mark Stoops has employed a running back by committee approach. That strategy may be a little tougher this year since he lost two of his running backs from last year. Check out Offensive Coordinator Eddie Gran talk about who could join Benny Snell, Jr. in the […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Former Wildcat Karl Anthony Towns was back in town this weekend. Towns was putting on his “Summer Slamfest” at Memorial Coliseum. The former Rookie of the Year did take a second to chat while he was in Lexington. Check out what he had to say about that 2014-2015 team who went […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – UK’s offense will be returning breakout star Benny Snell, Jr. and quarterback Stephen Johnson. The two will be leaders for the UK offense, but who will lead the defense? Recently, Defensive Coordinator Matt House mentioned a few guys he’s seen rise to the occasion. Check out the video for who he’s […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Last year, the Wildcats’ defense had its struggles, but it also had some bright points. One was linebacker Jordan Jones landing in the top five in the SEC in tackles. Recently, one of Jones’ defensive teammates Courtney Love spoke about the growth the defense has seen over the last two years. […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – One moment you’re playing in California for a junior college. The next, you’re playing in the SEC against arguably the best talent in the country. This was the exact case for UK QB Stephen Johnson. Johnson was called on to be the main signal caller for UK last season when Drew […]
CAIRO, EGYPT (July 8, 2017) – The USA’s pursuit of a third-consecutive FIBA U19 World Cup for Men title came to an end in the semifinals on Saturday night in Cairo, Egypt, when Canada (5-1) handed the USA a 99-87 loss. Winners of the 2013 and 2015 U19 World Cups, the USA will meet Spain (5-1) […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Several Cats were in action for the NBA Summer League. De’Aaron Fox has his debut with the Sacramento Kings. Also, a former Wildcat many haven’t heard from in awhile had a breakout game. Here’s the highlights!
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Preston Spradlin was officially named the MSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach back in March. Since then, he’s been recruiting and hiring his staff. ABC 36 Sports spoke to him on what that process has been like.
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Coach John Calipari’s U19 Team USA squad has been handling their business pretty easily at the FIBA World Cup in Egypt. Today though, they had their first real test. Check out the highlights above for all the action.
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Morehead State University’s Niko Hulsizer ended the season second in home runs in the nation this year. On Saturday night, he had the tough task of taking on hitters from top conferences across the nation in the College Home Run Derby. One of those was University of Kentucky’s own Tristan Pompey. […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – While rumors swirled for a little bit here in the states, John Calipari has been busy over in Egypt. On Sunday, Cal and his U19 Team USA World Cup team took on Angola in their second game of group play. Just like in their first game, Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Malik Monk was a lottery draft pick to the Charlotte Hornets. One thing no one realized was Monk had been suffering from an ankle injury for almost a month. This injury could sideline him for a large part of the summer. Recently, Monk spoke about what he can do and where […]
Lexington, Ky (WTVQ) – Derek Willis may have not been drafted into the NBA, but he was signed to an NBA Summer League contract. On Sunday, Willis started his day taking on the New York Knicks. Willis would finish his second NBA Summer League game with 8 points and 3 assists. Check out the video […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky track and field junior Kayelle Clarke claimed the Trinidad and Tobago silver medal, and the spot on her national team for the IAAF World Championships that goes along with it, by running a 200-meter personal best 22.94 in the semifinals and then 22.97 in the final on Saturday. Clarke […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A pair of Kentucky track and field Class of 2015 alumna, Leah Nugent and Kendra Harrison, confirmed places on their respective national teams that will compete at the IAAF World Championships in London later this summer, on Friday. Nugent, who claimed NCAA and Southeastern Conference bronze as a senior in 2015, […]
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky men’s basketball freshmen Hamidou Diallo and PJ Washington were named to the 2017 USA Basketball Men’s U19 World Cup Team competing in the FIBA World Cup in Cairo in July. UK head coach John Calipari is serving as the head coach of the team. Team USA will be […]
LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Evan White was honored with the 2017 ABCA Collegiate Rawlings Gold Glove Award at first base, it was announced on Wednesday. It is White’s second consecutive trophy for his glove work The 6-foot-3, 205 pound junior last week was drafted No. 17 overall by the Seattle Mariners. He reported to […]
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – After winning their respective games on Friday, today the Pleasure Ridge Park Panthers squared off against the Simon Kenton Pioneers. PRP jumped out to an early lead, but Simon Kenton would come roaring back in the bottom of the seventh inning. Down by four going into the final inning, the Pioneers […]
BALTIMORE (AP) – Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has gone for a routine gallop ahead of the Preakness, which trainer Todd Pletcher sees as a positive development. Pletcher says “everything went very smoothly” with Always Dreaming on Tuesday, saying he had “good energy” and a “good controlled gallop.” That hasn’t always been the case for […]