A new year always begs for look-backs at the previous year, and I thought I would start our look-backs by noting some of the happiness and disappointments we had here on A Sea of Blue over the last year.
Sherman, set the Wayback Machine for January 1, 2008 ...
- A look back at the Louisville game -- This post was originally published December 15th of 2006, and republished again last year. Still relevant, still worth a read.
- This post remembers an article by Alex Byington that essentially said, "Kentucky sucks, get used to losing." Interesting, the difference in the dynamic of last year about this time, and this year.
- Ecstasy over the Vanderbilt victory.
- Anger over the loss at Florida.
Redemption at Rupp Arena over Tennessee.
- TheFakeGimmelMartinez causes a Tubby eruption.
- The Vanderbilt debacle.
- The Tipton article that lit the torches and made UK fans run for their pitchforks.
- The Lofton Debate -- one more time.
- The loss of Patrick Patterson to injury.
- JL defies conventional wisdom.
- The Georgia Dome isn't big enough to defeat mother nature.
- The loss to Georgia in the SEC tournament, and the sweating out of the invitation.
- The loss of Mr. Wildcat.
- The promotion of Ken Howlett.
- A Sea of Blue exceeds 1,000,000 unique visitors.
- Josh Harrellson and Dominique Ferguson verbally commit.
- Committing young, and the eruption of the debate.
- Jerry Tipton and Marc Maggard explode like sodium metal in water.
- John Cohen departs for Mississippi State.
- Donovan gets a pass for doing what Gillispie is reviled for.
- Dick Vitale gets taken to the mat.
- Kentucky beats Louisville in football for the second year in a row.
- The Florida annihilation.
- VMI defeats Kentucky. UK
goes 0-1loses to a vastly inferior team at home for the second season in a row in basketball.
- The 1966 Team stories from oldcat'69.
1966 Kittens -- Practices
1966 Kittens -- Bob Tallent
1966 Kittens -- The Coaches: Adolph Rupp
1966 Kittens -- The Coaches: Harry
’66 Kittens -- The Coaches: Joe B. Hall
1966 Kittens -- The Runts
Hope you enjoy this look-back at 2008.