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With the board of Kentucky’s high school sports governing body set to meet Thursday to map out next steps, at least four states bordering the commonwealth have given athletes the go-ahead to begin offseason activities.
The 1988 canonical baseball movie Bull Durham contains a few scenes in which the radio voice of the Durham Bulls, Teddy Garland, doesn’t travel with the team on the road but is still expected to keep the home fans apprised of the exploits of their boys of summer.
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 …
Tim Couch politely, almost apologetically, says he doesn’t remember much about the three games in which he quarterbacked Leslie County against Johnson Central from 1993-95.
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.
This year being in almost every way a departure from the norm in the sporting world, Tom Dearing spent his Saturday evening proofing some work for his job as a King's Daughters Medical Center spokesman, he said.
Paul Miller is a first-time high school head basketball coach, but he’s no stranger to the 16th Region.
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.
The year 2017 was a time of great change in Terrick Smith’s life, beginning when he transferred to Fairview from Ashland that spring, late in his freshman year.
University of Kentucky men’s basketball truly is a statewide pursuit. The Big Blue’s grip on hearts, minds and imaginations extends to nearly every corner of the commonwealth.
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.
KHSAA commissioner Julian Tackett has some thoughts on what the 2020-21 high school sporting year may look like. He, like everyone else, is short on certainty.
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.
ASHLAND After more than two decades on the job, retiring Ashland Blazer athletic director Mark Swift is heading into his final month.
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…
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.
Former Fleming County and current Pikeville girls basketball coach Kristy Orem knows how to manage a team.
Kelley Hammonds presided over a tie for Morgan County’s best girls basketball start to a season in 12 years.
West Virginia State University women’s tennis coach John Simms had the final weeks of Kierstin Hensley’s senior season scripted.
American sports fans and media take for granted that legendary status is assigned based on postseason performance.
For the first time in three decades, East Carter baseball coach Jeremiah Shearer will not get to spend the spring on the diamond.
This Week's Circulars
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…
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