4PM Headlines: Former Kentucky Wildcat Remains Hospitalized


Former Kentucky Wildcat football player, Shomari Moore was shot earlier this week.  Moore stopped his car when two men attempted to get his attention from the side of the road.  Thinking they were in need of help, Moore rolled his window down and was immediately shot in the chest.  Moore remains hospitalized and authorities believe that the shooting was random.  Moore was also a graduate assistant for Coach Cal’s staff.

In lighter news, Russ Smith will be returning to Louisville for his senior season, just weeks after he won a National Championship at Louisville and his dad said that he would be leaving for the NBA.

The UK Baseball has been struggling lately, and last night was no different. Well, that is, if you don’t consider an 18 inning game as different.  The Bat Cats lost to Western Kentucky University last night, 3-2 on a walkoff homerun in the bottom of the 18th.  The Cats have now lost seven in a row and 10 of their last 12.

According to an ESPN article, Kentucky Wildcat freshmen Willie Cauley-Stein and Alex Poythress are looking forward to next basketball season, when they can emerge into leadership roles.

If you have a free minute, take the time to read this article from the Kentucky Kernel, about Greg Ferrucci, a diver at the University of Kentucky, who has come back from a horrific injury to dive at the collegiate level.

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