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AP Top 25: Georgia's hold on No. 1 loosens, but top seven unchanged. Kentucky, Louisville enter poll

Oct. 01, 2023 14:05 PM EDT

Georgia's hold on No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll loosened Sunday as the Bulldogs received a season-low 35 first-place votes out of possible 62 while extending their streak atop the rankings to 16 straight weeks. The Bulldogs needed a late touchdown to escape with...

POLL ALERT: Georgia's hold on No. 1 loosens, but top seven teams are unchanged; Kentucky, Louisville enter AP Top 25

Oct. 01, 2023 14:02 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Georgia's hold on No. 1 loosens, but top seven teams are unchanged; Kentucky, Louisville enter AP Top 25.

McKinney accounts for 3 TDs to help Eastern Kentucky beat North Alabama 33-22

Oct. 01, 2023 00:52 AM EDT

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Parker McKinney passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, Joshua Carter had 138 yards rushing and a TD and Eastern Kentucky never trailed Saturday night in its 32-22 win over North Alabama. McKinney completed 14 of 21 passes for 256 yards with two...

Boyland's early 64-yard touchdown run gets Drake started toward first win of season

Sep. 30, 2023 18:45 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Dorian Boyland rushed for 123 yards and a long touchdown and Drake picked up its first win of the season, a 16-9 victory over Morehead State on Saturday. The Bulldogs had 400 yards of offense but managed just two touchdowns and a field goal. Boyland's 64-yard...

Ray Davis rushes for career-high 280 yards and scores 4 TDs, Kentucky dominates No. 22 Florida 33-14

Sep. 30, 2023 18:15 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Ray Davis gave an encouraging glimpse of what was to come for Kentucky on his first three carries against Florida. He totaled 33 yards and was on the way to one of the best games a Wildcats running back has ever had. Davis rushed for a...

Kentucky agriculture commissioner chosen to lead state's community and technical college system

Sep. 29, 2023 16:01 PM EDT

State Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles was selected Friday as the next president of the vast Kentucky Community and Technical College System, as the Republican charts a new career path after his unsuccessful bid for the GOP gubernatorial nomination. “As a former community...

Judges maintain bans on gender-affirming care for youth in Tennessee and Kentucky

Sep. 29, 2023 14:13 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee and Kentucky can continue to ban gender-affirming care for young transgender people while legal challenges against those state laws proceed, federal appeals judges ruled. In a 2-1 decision by a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel late Thursday,...

Austin Reed accounts for 3 touchdowns as Western Kentucky tops Middle Tennessee 31-10

Sep. 28, 2023 23:23 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Austin Reed threw for two touchdowns, ran for another and Western Kentucky defeated Middle Tennessee 31-10 on Thursday night in a Conference USA opener. Reed was 30 for 52 for 297 yards and an interception as the Hilltoppers (3-2) won their fifth-straight...

2 bodies were found in a search for a pilot instructor and a student in a downed plane

Sep. 28, 2023 17:10 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Crews who were searching a heavily wooded area for a plane that went down during a severe storm with an instructor and a student pilot have found two bodies, Kentucky State Police said. The bodies were found Thursday morning after a drone located a debris...

Republican offers new twist on abortion exceptions as issue stays at forefront of Kentucky campaign

Sep. 28, 2023 15:36 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The complexities of abortion-related politics in the post-Roe v. Wade era continue to put the squeeze on Republican Daniel Cameron, who appeared to redefine his position on Kentucky's strict anti-abortion law for the second time in two weeks while campaigning for governor....