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This will be the third year that Hunter Sallis has started for Millard North (Nebraska) High School for coach Tim Cannon, and he’s emerged not only as a major recruiting target for Kentucky but as one of the top players in the 2021 recruiting class.

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LEXINGTON — Determining the depth chart has always been a top priority for the Kentucky coaching staff during pre-season workouts, but this year, the coaching staff is looking at different ways to utilize the roster.

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LEXINGTON — Jai Lucas turned down Kentucky once. When the Wildcats called a second time, he didn’t balk at the opportunity.

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In the 20-plus years I have been doing a Sunday morning sports show on WLAP Radio in Lexington, we had never had a call asking about Kentucky women’s golf. Not one.

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He’s been piling up preseason honors the same way he has piled up successful blocks, but Kentucky senior center Drake Jackson won’t let the accolades go to his head.

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Tom Payne now lives in Lansing, Michigan, and says he gets little news about Kentucky basketball, so he quickly admitted when I called him that he didn’t know a lot about the “particular agenda” to have former Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp’s name removed from Rupp Arena.

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She’s seen her son injure his knee and miss the 2018 season when Kentucky won 10 games and then come back to play so effectively in 2019 that he’s been named the third best returning offensive lineman in the Southeastern Conference.

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He’s never coached Terrence Clarke, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.

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Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class, but she got her first Division I scholarship offer from Michigan when she was in the sixth grade.

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Kentucky lost some big offensive numbers off its 2020 softball team with the graduation of Alex Martens and Bailey Vick, two of the nation’s best offensive players last season. However, signee Erin Coffel of Indiana will arrive on campus with some big numbers of her own.

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His junior season he played with Spire Academy in Ohio, a team that featured guard LaMelo Ball and Rocket Watts. That left Isaiah Jackson to fill a role while Ball, who played overseas last year and should be a top five pick in the NBA draft, and Watts, who averaged 9.0 points per game at Mi…

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LEXINGTON — John Calipari’s name has surfaced yet again as a potential candidate for the head coaching job with the New York Knicks. If the past is any indication, the Kentucky coach won’t walk away easily or at all.

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LEXINGTON — Kentucky football coach Mark Stoops doesn’t have the capacity to keep an eye on each and every member of his team but trusts the Wildcats are doing what it takes to stay focused amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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LEXINGTON — John Calipari and Mark Stoops used their platforms to address concerns against racial injustice, and the two Kentucky coaches shared their thoughts on social media regarding weekend protests across the nation sparked by the recent death of George Floyd.

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Five-star defensive lineman Justin Rogers is the highest rated recruit — he’s a top 20 player nationally — that coach Mark Stoops has signed at UK, but he doesn’t want fans thinking he has a superstar mentality.