Carson Walls said his goal as a sophomore on a senior-heavy Great Crossing High School boys’ basketball team has been to make it tough for GC coach Steve Page to take him out of the lineup.

Back in September, when Georgetown College football coach Cronin was surprised with the news of his upcoming induction into the NAIA Hall of Fame, he was fittingly surrounded by fellow coaches, his players, his wife, Ellen, and so many others who were ecstatic at the news. 

Reeling from its first three-game losing streak in 10 years, down a double-digit scorer due to injury, Scott County boys' basketball unleashed a two-headed monster Tuesday night in a key, crossroads clash against time-honored 11th Region rival Madison Central.

Strength of schedule is great long-term preparation during the Kentucky high school basketball season, but there’s an empty feeling if you don’t rise up and beat one of those marquee foes once in a while.

Georgetown College men's basketball battled the Ambassadors of Oakwood University in a royal scuffle. The No. 1 Tigers (15-0) shot 33 free throws in a game that at times struggled to find a rhythm as the visitors looked to stay close in a scrappy way.

RICHMOND — Winning on Wednesday night, even by a cavernous margin within the 11th Region, wasn’t nearly enough to satisfy coach Steve Helton’s long-term vision for the Scott County High School girls’ basketball team against better opponents.

Despite their close proximity, Georgetown College and Thomas More University have existed in different men’s basketball universes for more than a half century.

Thursday was a forgettable night for the Georgetown College women’s basketball team, which absorbed its second consecutive road loss in the Mid-South Conference with an 87-55 decision against Thomas More University in Crestview Hills.

The second-leading scorer for the Great Crossing High School boys’ basketball team this winter at 14 points per game, Michael McKenzie didn’t score at all Tuesday night in the first half against Frankfort.

Probably it’s no coincidence for Great Crossing girls’ basketball that as freshman forward Raegan Barrett’s offensive repertoire continues to evolve, the Lady Warhawks’ offense is in a serious growth cycle, as well.

FRANKFORT — At the risk of oversimplifying the issue, the Scott County girls’ basketball team can watch the film of Saturday night’s Penn Station/Centria Shootout main event and count enough missed free throws and layups to lament that it might have beaten Ryle by 10 or 15 points.

In his third consecutive start since joining that first five for the Eastern Kentucky University men’s basketball team, Michael Moreno provided the Colonels with one of the rapid-fire starts that became so familiar during his sensational career with the Scott County High School Cardinals.

Scott County fans who were looking forward to the mixed emotions of seeing native son Bryan Hudson suit up for Virginia Tech against Kentucky in Tuesday’s Belk Bowl instead had another one added to their plate.

Great Crossing freshman boys’ basketball ran the table Monday, dominating three games to capture the title in a single-day tournament at Berea High School. GC topped Ashland Blazer, 44-33, and Buckhorn, 52-39, before breezing past Sayre, 64-36, in the championship game. Pictured left to righ…

Making his first start of the season for the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Thursday night, sophomore Cooper Robb of Scott County took advantage with 10 points in a 51-44 home win over the University of Alabama Birmingham.

What started as a dreadful weekend for Scott County High School boys' basketball — coach Tim Glenn in bed with a 102-degree fever, coinciding with a similarly lethargic Friday night performance by the Cards — snapped back to the relative norm on Saturday and Sunday.

It was an intense, inspired, dramatic weekend for Great Crossing boys' basketball in Logan County, just not the perfect one with the movie-script ending the Warhawks craved.

It was a grind in each case, but all three county basketball teams finished on the plus side with two wins against one loss in far-from-home tournament action over the weekend.

LEXINGTON — If the Scott County boys’ basketball team shows every opponent the same sense of urgency and desperation it exhibited at Bryan Station on Monday evening, the uncharacteristic, sub-.500 start to this season will become a distant memory.

Scott County High School claimed an impressive four of the 89 spots on the Louisville Courier-Journal all-state football team, announced last week.