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  • By Kal Oakes Georgetown News-Graphic
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Scott County boys’ basketball still fights the lingering reputation that it lets lesser opponents hang around for at least quarter or a half before the sense of urgency shows up.

  • By Kal Oakes Georgetown News-Graphic
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Moments after an emotional senior night blowout of Pikeville, Georgetown College men’s basketball coach Chris Briggs pronounced Saturday’s trip to Shawnee State “a trap game if there ever was one.”

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Scott County High School held its seasonal tour of champions for bowling, wrestling and swimming state participants Monday. Athletes read to students at Lemons Mill Elementary before being treated to lunch at Galvin’s. KHSAA state bowling was held Feb. 8-9 in Louisville. Wrestling states beg…

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With two more weeks of state qualifying tournaments left in the season, Scott County Archery faced some of the top teams in Kentucky’s Region 7 Saturday at the Providence Activity Center in Nicholasville. 

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  • By Kal Oakes Georgetown News-Graphic
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The tendency to live and die with dunks and 3-pointers has haunted Georgetown College men’s basketball during its descent from a mid-winter No. 1 ranking.

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Clarien Washington (Scott County 2015) registered his eighth double-digit scoring effort of the season at guard for the Asbury University men's basketball program (16-10) in a 97-82 victory at Brescia University (10-17) on Feb. 6 in Owensboro.

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There’s an invisible switch in the Scott County boys’ basketball locker room. The Cardinals seem to flick it when they feel slighted or when they know they’re going to be challenged.

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LEXINGTON — The Fifth Annual Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones Award will be presented to Cooper Robb from Scott County High School during the 2018 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony on March 13 in the Bluegrass Ballroom of the Lexington Center starting at 6 p.m.  

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Parts of Friday night’s game weren’t aesthetically pleasing from a Scott County girls’ basketball perspective. Coach Steve Helton’s wheels already were turning as he pondered teachable moments at the next practice or two.

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DRY RIDGE — Scott County will feature four wrestlers in this week’s KHSAA state wrestling championships after Saturday’s Region 5 meet at Grant County High School.

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Zane Wilson earned the opportunity to chase his NCAA Division I dreams. Nick Lolli passed up a similar offer to sign with a Division II program that was a better fit for his academic goals.

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Road games in Kentucky high school basketball aren't supposed to be easy, or even comfortable. Endless bus rides, hostile crowds and unfamiliar officials make it nearly impossible to escape that segment of your schedule without a blemish or two.

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Scott County High School’s duo of Austin Mullannix, left, and Luke Turner won the silver medals Thursday in the KHSAA state bowling Unified championship. Butler’s Chance Greathouse and Michael Turner defeated Turner and Mullannix, 133-123, in the final at Executive Strike and Spare in Louisv…

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The Nets defeated the Bulls, 33-31, to win the championship game of the training league in Scott County Youth Basketball on Sunday at Georgetown Middle School. Players, pictured left to rightL Grant Griesser, Brody Pensinger, Juelz Hill, Brayden Beckett, Carson Murray, Brenson Bartley, Alarr…

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LEXINGTON – Scott County girls’ basketball completed its second consecutive undefeated regular season in the 42nd District, finished a perfect season in true road games for the first time since 2006 and extended its current win streak to 14 contests, all in an 85-33 win Wednesday night at Br…

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Some nights, Scott County's patented run in the second or third quarter of a boys' basketball game never truly will materialize. Other times, especially against district opponents or other ranked teams, it won't be enough to scare away that rival.

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Scott County boys’ junior varsity basketball took out two 42nd District rivals this past week. The Cards beat Bryan Station, 72-38, and clipped Henry Clay, 59-52, to complete season sweeps.

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  • By Kal Oakes Georgetown News-Graphic
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Some nagging injuries have contributed to Georgetown College’s up-and-down first half of the Mid-South Conference men’s basketball season. Slow starts and carelessness have played their roles, too.

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For all Scott County boys’ basketball has accomplished through two months of the season — undefeated in Kentucky, with 10 wins over ranked teams — the Cards still hadn’t wrapped up the top seed in the 42nd District playoffs as of Tuesday night.

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The United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced Wednesday, Jan. 17, that their Facility Assistance Program will award Georgetown with a $20,000 grant to build new tennis courts.

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Sam Ubellacker (Scott County 2016) captured victories in the 200-yard freestyle (1:23.45) and with the 400-yard medley relay (3:26.35) for the NCAA Div. III No. 4 MIT men's swimming program in wins against No. 17 Williams College and No. 6 New York University on Jan. 19 in Williamston, Massa…