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To put it in Biblical terms, Scott County High School boys' basketball went from the belly of the beast into the fiery furnace to start its schedule.

If there was a flaw in the 11th Region champion Scott County High School girls' basketball team the past two years – through no fault of its own – it was that tight spots and real challenges during the regular season were few and far between.

The Scott County High School Swimming and Diving Team co-hosted their second home meet with Great Crossing High School against Lexington Christian Academy and Bourbon County.

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A new-look Scott County girls' basketball team was asked to play against a stacked deck in the preseason. Scrimmages against perennial, fellow KHSAA Sweet 16 contenders Simon Kenton and Sacred Heart produced some sweaty palms and wide eyes.

Tuesday night's season-opening loss for the Scott County boys' basketball team wasn't unprecedented. But admittedly spoiled Cardinal fans have to dig in the archives for a while.

Every new enterprise, whether it’s launching an orange ball through a 10-foot-high orange rim or selling widgets, covets a prolific grand opening.

Fans will recognize some elements of the Scott County High School girls’ basketball team this season, particularly the star players who have been on NCAA Division I recruiters’ radar since their freshman year.

Tyler Walker, a junior from Scott County High School, competed Saturday at the Foot Locker Regional Cross Country Championships in Charlotte, North Carolina.

More than a few folks' Thursday dinner table discussions or Friday shopping trips were more taxing than two Thanksgiving weekend games for the Georgetown College women's basketball team.

Behind five double-figure scorers, including sophomore Cooper Robb of Scott County, and a strong defensive performance, the Charlotte 49ers (3-3) cruised past the USC Upstate Spartans (1-7), 83-47, at home in Halton Arena on Saturday.

Georgetown College football ended regular season play with a high note, rallying from 28 points down to win on Senior Day. The good news continues to roll as postseason accolades are being announced.

Wise coaches sometimes take advantage of the chance to irk their team in a timely manner, then watch the players take out that annoyance on an opponent that's merely in the way at the wrong time.

Not even a year ago, Great Crossing High School administrators had no idea how many senior athletes to expect walking through the shiny, new hallways this fall.

Like every other Great Crossing High School team making its debut in this school year of new surroundings, new experiences, new everything, boys' basketball battled the butterflies in its initial exhibition game Tuesday night.

Being able to test your own gaudy record against the undefeated, top-ranked reigning national champions is a big deal, and teams paying fall semester visits to venerable Davis-Reid Alumni Gym are treating it as such.

Against all odds in an era of hand-held devices and the addition of a second high school, Scott County’s bass fishing team continues to grow.

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.