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MEADS First, a note on journalism methodology. See that word at the beginning of this sentence in bold, “Meads?” That’s called a dateline. You’ll find them at the beginning of most newspaper articles. Back in the day, in addition to the name of a place, datelines also included — you guessed …

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FRANKFORT New guidance for youth sports in Kentucky’s emergence from “healthy at home” COVID-19 direction has been released by Gov. Andy Beshear.

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Twenty years into his coaching career, Phillip Caudill took on a new challenge this spring: middle school volleyball assistant at Ashland, where his daughter Eleanor was a sixth-grader.

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Mandy Layne and Jason Mays didn’t coach their teams in the state girls and boys basketball tournaments in March in Lexington.

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Asked how he plans to sell to his new Greenup County charges he intends a lengthy stint coaching them, Steve Barker pointed to his résumé.

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Merle Kidwell was a point guard at Lewis County. Donnie Tyndall was a point guard at Morehead State when Kidwell was a graduate assistant for the Eagles. Jacob Porter was a point guard at Russell when Kidwell led the Red Devils.

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Most people have heard the old adage — you don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.

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Playing high-level soccer will be nothing new to Ainsley Bender once she gets to Transylvania University.

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Shawnee State University men’s golf coach Dave Hopkins described senior Ben Wilson as “an ultimate team kid and player.”

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Area basketball stars have found a new home court. They don’t have to look very far. A high-level opportunity can be found right in their own backyard.

FRANKFORT Kentucky is approaching Phase 2 of its road back from healthy-at-home economic and social status, and the potential resumption of youth sports are visible through the windshield.

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The Braidy Industries $60,000 Women’s Tennis Classic is another victim of recent corporate upheaval in northeastern Kentucky.

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Kierstin Hensley is officially West Virginia State University’s first women’s tennis All-American.

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LEXINGTON Most of the principles of the ongoing KHSAA coronavirus dead period will remain in effect for May, the state high school sports governing body announced in a Thursday release, but there are exceptions and there is an eye toward a coming relaxation of restriction, as government bodi…

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Last spring, Promise Cross overcame a freak injury the day before the state track and field meet to successfully defend her Class 2A high jump title and finish second in both hurdle events.

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LLOYD Greenup County’s girls basketball program is back in the market for a head coach.

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Kevin Lewis intended to take in the opening round of the girls Sweet Sixteen on March 12, because that's what he's done every year since 1996.

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Brainy All-Area senior offensive lineman Gary Swiney of Ashland conducted a thorough search before making his college decision.

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Linda B. Prince, 77, of Raceland, passed away in the Community Hospice, Wednesday, May 27, 2020, surrounded by her family. Linda was born Nov. 15, 1942, in Cattletsburg, a daughter of the late Barley S. and Minnie Dawson Potter. In addition to her parents, one brother, Lowell Potter, precede…