For the second time in less than a week, Great Crossing boys’ golf put all four of its scorers in the 80s at Monday’s Model Patriot Invitational on the Arlington course in Richmond.
Familiarity and depth gave Great Crossing its expected getaway over Scott County in their inaugural boys’ soccer battle Tuesday night.
Rylea Marcum of Great Crossing High School shot 67 Saturday afternoon to win individual medalist honors in the Paul Laurence Dunbar Lady Bulldogs Invitational at Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington.
No, the athletic rivalry between Scott County and Great Crossing can’t claim “throw out the record books” status. There aren’t two sets of numbers and traditions to compare yet.
Scott County girls’ soccer went a couple of seasons without continuity or experience, two ingredients that are essential to challenge in the 11th Region.
It was a summer of mysteries for Great Crossing girls’ soccer coach Stephen Brown, and we’re not talking about suspense novels that teachers might have time to read during their rare time off.
As the only Scott County High School boys’ soccer player with any varsity experience, junior goalkeeper Logan Jean has unique awareness and an up-close vantage point to assess the Cardinals’ realistic aspirations for the first season of a new era.
Touchdowns, tough tackles and toasty but appreciative fans were in ample supply Tuesday evening at Middle School Madness, the county's traditional kickoff to the junior high football season.
It’s technically not “their” tradition, but the Great Crossing High School Warhawks bring substantial history into this inaugural season of girls’ golf.
Other than the uniform colors, the nickname, and the preseason surroundings, not much has changed for the group that now answers to the title of Great Crossing High School boys’ soccer team.
Great Crossing High School volleyball kicked off its inaugural season in style Friday through Sunday with a runner-up showing in the bronze division at the Bluegrass State Games tournament in Lexington.
High school coaches shudder to use the dreaded word that suggests starting from scratch and sacrificing short-term goals to emphasize the big picture.
If you enrolled at Great Crossing High School and wanted the distinction of being a varsity athlete for the Warhawks’ first fall season, boys’ golf was the safest of safe bets.
We all probably associate the dawn of August’s dog days with the sunset of summer baseball or the finishing flourish for fall sports preseason practice.
Thunderstorms and challenging, ever-changing conditions created a mixed bag Tuesday for the five Georgetown golfers entered in the centennial edition of the Kentucky Open.
Fans of the Scott County High School girls’ basketball team have heard plenty of news about Malea Williams this summer. The Lady Cards’ 6-foot-3 forward, a rising senior, has made waves with her play for Kentucky Premier 17U at a series of national showcases, not to mention a flurry of NCAA …
If the rest of the state is waiting to see cracks in the Scott County High School football foundation after the opening of a new school in the neighborhood, it’s about to have a bad time for the foreseeable future.
An eager group of six Georgetown/Scott County Supersharks, a girls’ swim team based out of the Pavilion, went stride-for-stride with the top competition in the state last weekend at the Kentucky long course championships.
Left-handed pitchers who hit 85 miles per hour or higher on a radar gun are a valuable commodity in college baseball and beyond.
Rising senior Sam Ubellacker of Georgetown, a Scott County High School product, became the second student-athlete in the history of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology swimming and diving program to qualify for the Olympic Trials.
In a 72-hole showdown of the best amateur golfers for hundreds of miles, one shaky round or even a not-so-sharp nine can sour someone’s championship hopes.
After winning the state championship two weeks ago on their home field, the Scott County Youth Baseball 11-and-under all-stars made an impressive run this past weekend at the Ohio Valley Regional in Kokomo, Indiana. Scott County combined for 36 runs in its first three games, encompassing a p…
Malea Williams’ recent performance in the Nike Elite Youth Basketball national championship tournamentt for her Kentucky Premier 17-and-under team added even more scholarship offers to her growing list.
Friends, fellow Scott County residents, and fans of all the fantastic athletic accomplishments that have taken place therein, the day has come. There's no stopping it now.
Even if last week’s final ticks of the clock during KHSAA dead period or the nearly triple-digit heat index said otherwise, basketball season was alive and well for at least three members of the county’s high school basketball community.
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky had a busy and exciting week with champions from the athletic realm. In addition to a visit from NASCAR star Kyle Busch, employees also had a chance to enjoy an exhibition by the USA women’s wheelchair basketball team. The squad stopped by and showed its …
One of only two Kentucky golfers to qualify for the Girls’ Junior PGA Championship and the lone survivor to make the cut at halfway, Georgetown’s Rylea Marcum put together a strong finish at the international showcase.
In the same way Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky has become synonymous with Georgetown and Scott County, Kyle Busch’s name is usually the first to roll off the tongue in any discussion of present-day NASCAR superstars.
Scott County Youth Baseball’s tradition of winning state championships and advancing to regional competition throughout the midwest is alive and well.
Kentucky natives Krystal and Chip Dittus often plan vacations to watch Kentucky basketball postseason games even though they now live in Key West, Fla. This year, however, they two UK fans did something a little different for their special trip — they went to Nepal and hiked to the Mount Eve…
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association recently announced final counts for its Triple Threat Award and Academic All-State recognition programs for the 2018-19 academic year.
It’s no secret that Cherry Blossom Golf Club has been ranked as one of the top public courses in Kentucky. But for new superintendent Kaleb Kattine, this summer’s Barbasol Championship Pre-Qualifier brings a new level of excitement, as players will tee it up on July 9 on a golf course that’s…
Cade McKee, right, a rising senior at Scott County High School, is shown with Kentucky Baseball Club Prime 17U teammate Skyelar Johnson of Woodford County at the WWBA National Championship tournament, held June 28 to July 5 at Lakepoint Sports Complex in Cartersville, Georgia. Competing in a…
To win in Kentucky high school softball, in addition to having a strong-armed, crafty pitcher or two, you’d better be strong up the middle. That means having a hard-nosed, slick-gloved leader at all the key defensive positions on a straight line from home plate: catcher, shortstop, second b…
Getting through the 11th Region and into the conversation for the KHSAA baseball title was an uphill climb for Scott County and pretty much everyone else this past season.
Despite its foreboding name, perhaps one of the final traces from an era in which people spoke precisely and without fear of reprisal, KHSAA “dead period” is a breath of life for many of us.
Those who pursue physical fitness as a career or a consuming passion will say it’s impossible to put a value on the benefits.