If you’re struggling to cope with a March without high school or college basketball, consider retired Scott County High School boys’ hoop coach Billy Hicks a role model.

Due to the rapidly evolving situation with the COVID-19 Virus, the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation has postponed the Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball awards ceremony that was previously scheduled for Sunday, April 5. The event at Griffin Gate Marriott in Lexington will be moved to a later date. 

In what were the final high school sporting events played by a county team for the foreseeable future, Scott County United girls’ lacrosse scored a series of wins in the past week.

In both sports and the grander scheme of life, Thursday was consumed by encroaching dark skies and the sometimes futile quest of seeking silver linings.

In a statement sent Friday to all KHSAA constituents, citing guidance from Gov. Andy Beshear, public health officials and the Kentucky Department of Education, the state high school athletic sanctioning body shut down high school sports for at least one month in the effort to contain the spr…

If you thought Scott County beating Lexington Catholic to win the 11th Region boys' basketball championship was hard, waiting to see whom the Cardinals would face in the KHSAA Sweet 16 proved to be downright      excruciating.

Other than Star Wars and Rocky, not many entertainment enterprises can keep up with the number or quality of installments in this year's Scott County-Frederick Douglass boys' basketball rivalry.

Fourth-grade Scott County Warhawks won the Hardwood Classic in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for the second year in a row this past weekend. They went 4-0, capped by a win over Tempo Sports Academy out of South Carolina in the championship, 56-50. The tournament consisted of 10 teams from six diffe…

Nineteen other district tournaments have come and gone in Scott County girls' basketball coach Steve Helton's career, leaving him well acquainted with the reality that there are no foregone conclusions in the win-or-else semifinal round with a region berth at stake.

FRANKFORT — The beauty of the Kentucky boys' basketball tournament was on display late Tuesday night at Franklin County High School. Or the danger and immediate, gut-wrenching sadness of it, depending upon which side you were on in the District 41 semifinals.

“Tale of two halves” doesn't do Friday night's East Jessamine at Great Crossing girls' basketball game justice. The two sides of intermission were so distinct that they could have been played in different gyms on opposite ends of the state.

For the second time this month at Davis-Reid Alumni Gym, we saw Saturday what probably is the biggest obstacle to back-to-back NAIA championships for the Georgetown College men’s basketball team.

Scott County girls' basketball appeared to outrun any early-season identity crises during a 16-game winning streak that saw the Lady Cards return to consensus top-10 status in the state.

Scott County High School won the  NASP Region 7 championship last weekend. Team members pictured, in alphabetical order: Colin Adams, Emma Baize, Kanjaya Baramee, Jada Behr, Jasmine Behr, Christian Best, Mia Best, Chelby Black, Colin Bond, Laurel Brandenburg, Phitchada Chantarakarn, Grant Ch…

Clayton Shaddix became the first podium finisher in Great Crossing High School history at the KHSAA wrestling championship last Friday and Saturday, finishing eighth in the 106-pound division at Kentucky Horse Park.

LEXINGTON — Nobody else in District 42 boys' basketball has known an easy time with feisty, last-place Sayre this season, and Scott County knew it wouldn't be treated any differently Monday night in the compact confines of Whitney Memorial Gym.