• Updated

Great Crossing basketball coaches Glenn Wilson and Steve Page admittedly heard the devil whispering in their ear from one shoulder Tuesday night and an angel encouraging caution and reason from the other side.

On a Tuesday night that saw the NCAA's No. 1 men's basketball team fall in shocking fashion just down the road, NAIA's top-ranked reigning champions knew no such danger.

Scott County boys basketball coach Tim Glenn wants his first season at the helm to feature all the challenging opponents and hostile environments Cardinal fans have come to expect.

Georgetown College and Washington Adventist University have a history of not backing down from any men’s basketball challenge, whenever or wherever.

Georgetown College started Saturday’s football game at undefeated Lindsey Wilson College with a touchdown pass and ended it with another one.

With one fall-from-ahead loss and a comeback it couldn’t quite complete, the Georgetown College women’s basketball team experienced a frustrating weekend at the Southern States Shootout in Montgomery, Alabama.

MIDWAY — Midway University has announced that it will induct Kathryn Lawler, a former Midway women's golf standout, into the Athletics Walk of Fame on Sunday, Nov. 10.

Steve Helton has worn two prominent hats in the Scott County High School athletic department for about six months, and Monday night's “Cardinal Mania” was probably the first major test of changing that figurative headgear on the fly.

Ten county runners completed the cross country season in triumphant fashion with a strong effort on the 5-kilometer course at Kentucky Horse Park in Saturday's KHSAA Class 3A state championship meet.

LEXINGTON — Saturday morning's challenge was crystal clear when Royal Spring Middle School looked across the 50-yard line and saw multiple linemen in the neighborhood of six feet tall and north of 200 pounds warming up for North Laurel.

Scott County High School basketball's annual meet-the-team night has been both re-branded and expanded for this year's edition, which will hit the court Monday evening.

The Central Kentucky Junior Olympic Archers recently competed in USA Archery’s Summer Outdoors Virtual Tournament series. The final compilation of scores resulted in the local team finishing as runner-ups in this national tournament.

While football's inaugural “Battle of the Birds” in August exposed the gap between the two programs at present, Monday's freshman showdown between Scott County and Great Crossing was a hint at what we might expect down the road.

The few seniors on Great Crossing’s football team knew what they were giving up when they transferred: Giving up being on a state contender at Scott County to be part of a fledgling program made up of underclassmen, many of whom had never played football before.

An impressive first fall sports season for Great Crossing High School continued Saturday afternoon with the Warhawk girls' cross country team finishing in the top half of the Region 6 Class A field to qualify for this week's state meet.

LEXINGTON – Shock and awe are natural and probably inevitable reactions for any little-engine-that-could, even defending NAIA national champion Georgetown College, dribbling into Rupp Arena to face the University of Kentucky.

In a resilient performance that mirrored its season so far – a slow start, followed by plenty of peaks and valleys – the Georgetown College football pulled another win out of the fire (or perhaps the drizzle) Saturday afternoon at Toyota Stadium.

LEXINGTON — When you've grown by leaps and bounds since mid-July, the way a young, unheralded Scott County High School volleyball progressed this season, October arrives too quickly for everybody's taste.

All eyes (hearts, minds, you name it) in the Scott County football camp have been on Frederick Douglass for the past four weeks and will stay that way for the foreseeable future.

Everyone and their brother, sister and cousins had Great Crossing football's season-opening, program-launching date against Scott County circled on the calendar for a year or more.

The eight-time NCAA champion University of Kentucky Wildcats will consider next Sunday's men's basketball game at Rupp Arena an exhibition.

It's peak season for Scott County High School boys' cross country star Ty Walker, and the junior gave his regional and state competition food for thought with a stellar fourth-place run in the Kentucky Track and Cross County Coaches' Association Meet of Champions on Saturday morning at Maste…

It's hard to imagine a women's basketball team coming off 21 wins and an NAIA tournament berth, armed with nine players who've seen time in the starting lineup, flying under the radar.