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Georgia safety Will Muschamp, 1994

Georgia safety Will Muschamp tackled Kentucky sophomore running back Moe Williams during the Bulldogs’ 34-30 win Oct. 22, 1994, in Lexington. Muschamp, who has built a reputation for his strong defenses, is the head coach at South Carolina, which hosts Kentucky on Saturday. During his playing career at Georgia, Muschamp earned his way from walk-on to scholarship player by the spring of his redshirt freshman season and eventually was named co-captain as a senior. His 22-year coaching career includes stops at Eastern Kentucky, LSU and the NFL’s Miami Dolphins. He has been a college head coach for five years, three at Florida and two at South Carolina. Despite the close game with Georgia, Kentucky would finish the season 1-10. Their lone win was against Louisville in the first game of the season. For the year, the Cats were outscored 405-149. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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University of Kentucky volleyball, 1987

University of Kentucky’s Lisa Bokovoy spiked the ball over LSU’s Lisa Smith in a match in Memorial Coliseum on Nov. 14, 1987. UK went on to record a 31-2 season record, winning all 15 home games and the SEC tournament for the fourth time. Bokovoy was an All-SEC selection from 1986 to 1988. She holds the record for most shots blocked, with 12, in Kentucky’s 1985 match against North Carolina. The Cats, ranked 12th in the nation this year, take on Louisville at 7 p.m. Friday in Memorial Coliseum. Photo by Tim Sharp | Staff

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Boys high school All-State Tournament team, 1956

The 1956 All-State High School Basketball Tournament team, plus the sister of King Kelly Coleman, who accepted the gift in Coleman’s absence. Front row, from left, Rex Story of Mayfield, Dave Eakins of Henderson, E.A. Couch of Carr Creek, Bobby Shepherd of Carr Creek, Pascal Benson of Henderson. Back row from left, Harry Todd of Earlington, Byron Pinson of Henderson, Linda Coleman of Wayland, Corky Withrow of Central City and Billy Ray Lickert of Lafayette. The photo was taken after Carr Creek defeated Henderson, 72-68, for the state title on March 17, 1956, in Memorial Coliseum. Billy Ray Lickert went on to be the 1957 Mr. Basketball and had an All-America career at the University of Kentucky. Lickert died early Wednesday. He was 78. Photo by E. Martin Jessee | Staff

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Opening of Baker’s Shoe Store, 1952

Mrs. J.J. Ruttenberg, left, the wife of the vice president and general manager of the Phoenix hotel, was fitted for a pair of shoes Aug. 22, 1952, during the grand opening of Baker’s Shoe Store at 100 East Main Street, in a new addition to the Phoenix building. Showing her the latest styles was store manager Tom Cotter. The customers sitting next to Ruttenberg, from left, were Mrs. John Harmon and Mrs. James H. Maffett. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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Aerial view of Nicholasville Road, 1973

An aerial view of Nicholasville Road, running horizontally, in front of Central Baptist Hospital in January 1973. What would become the University of Kentucky Arboretum can be seen just behind the hospital. Photo by John C. Wyatt | Staff

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Last days of two-way traffic on Lexington’s Main Street, 1971

In preparation for downtown Lexington’s Main Street going one-way in June 1971, new traffic lights were installed and lane markings were being removed in front of Stewart’s Dry Goods store in June, 1971. Main Street was converted to one-way at midnight June 24, coinciding with the opening of a new Vine Street, which also was one-way. The two roads were one-way from Midland Avenue to Spring Street, near what is now Rupp Arena. The last of the downtown train tracks were removed in December 1968, clearing a path for the new Vine Street. On the first day of one-way traffic, patrol officers were stationed at the streets to stop drivers going the wrong way. On the flip side, drivers were generally reluctant when moving in the new one-way traffic and had to be encouraged to speed up. In this image, businesses visible on the left include Embry & Co. clothier, Shackleton’s Music Store and the Strand Theater. On the right side is Stewart’s. Click on the image for a closer look. Published in the June 13, 1971, Sunday Herald-Leader. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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West Sixth Street horse training, 1986

John Dobree Adams exercised his horse Third Wave outside his home on West Sixth Street in Lexington on May 12, 1986. Photo by Gary Landers

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The first UK-EKU football game, 1998

Kentucky wide receiver Craig Yeast celebrated after catching a 54-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tim Couch on Sept. 12, 1998, during the Wildcats’ 52-7 throttling of visiting Eastern Kentucky. It was schools’ first-ever meeting. With that score, Yeast tied a 45-year-old UK record for career touchdown catches. His 17th career TD grab put the Wildcats up 35-0 with 2:27 left in the first half. Steve Meilinger had 17 career touchdown catches from 1951-53. Yeast holds career UK receiving records for receptions (208), yards (2,899) and touchdowns (28). Two games later, Yeast and Couch would hook up for the longest play from scrimmage in UK history, a 97-yard touchdown pass. The 1998 UK team would finish 7-5, including a trip to the Outback Bowl. EKU, which was ranked No. 9 in Division I-AA, finished 6-5. The 2017 game will be the fifth meeting between the two schools, with UK winning each contest. Photo by David Stephenson | Staff

Kentucky quarterback Tim Couch celebrated after tossing a record-tying TD pass to Craig Yeast on Sept. 12, 1998, against Eastern Kentucky. In that win, and the season-opening 68-34 thrashing of Louisville a week earlier, Couch completed 61 of 80 passes for 770 yards and 12 touchdowns. In the victory over the Colonels, Couch, a junior, threw for five touchdowns, tying Babe Parilli’s UK record of 50 career TD passes. He finished his UK career with 74 scoring throws but has since been passed by Jared Lorenzen (78) and Andre Woodson (79). Click here to see other images from our archives of Couch. Photo by David Stephenson | Staff

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Downtown Georgetown, 1991

An aerial picture of downtown Georgetown in Scott County, March 11, 1991. Main Street runs diagonally from the lower left to the top. The Scott County courthouse can be seen in the middle. Today, the silver water tower in the lower left side of the image is gone, and the Scott County Health Center is at the right of the where the water tower was. In 1991, the population was not quite 12,000. Today it is 33,000. Click here to see other images of Georgetown from our archives. Photo by Charles Bertram | Staff

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Lexington fire school, 1948

Lexington firefighters demonstrated ladder work on the practice tower near the University of Kentucky on June 9, 1948, for delegates attending a three-day fire school. Salvage, pumpers and hose procedures were demonstrated to more than 200 firefighters from throughout the state who witnessed the demonstrations. A new fire training tower was dedicated Tuesday at the Fire Training Center on Old Frankfort Pike. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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