The coach who elevated Scott County High School boys’ basketball to a place among the elite programs in the nation, and won more games than anyone in 100-plus years of Kentucky hoops in the process, is officially retired.

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LOUISVILLE – The rest of the state views Scott County baseball as a region and state title contender this spring, but the Cards readily admit that's contingent upon new faces in new places performing as if the pressure is old hat.

Local archers tuned up for this weekend's NASP state meet in Louisville with a warm-up competition at Lemons Mill Elementary.


LEXINGTON — The bugaboo, kryptonite, flaw in the slaw and elephant in the room were roughly the same animal, vegetable or mineral surrounding the Scott County girls’ basketball team all season long.

Win or lose, all winter long, the thought of having to put Scott County's incomparable coach and his sensational seniors into perspective was a dreadful assignment.


LEXINGTON - Scott County’s high-octane girls’ basketball attack had no major difficulty adapting to the history-laden hoop superhighway that is Rupp Arena.

When presenting James Jackson as the new Georgetown College women’s basketball coach two years ago, GC athletic director Brian Evans said he wanted to restore the program’s expectation of getting to Montana every March.

The competition for first-place individual honors couldn’t have been any closer than it turned out for the Archery Madness tournament in Scott County last weekend,

The Scott County Li’l Cards third-grade basketball team went down to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and won the second-annual Gatlinburg Hardwood Classic. SC prevailed 35-34 in the championship game against an AAU team from Atlanta, Georgia. They are currently 30-8 this season against teams in their…

From the moment two orange table tennis balls rolled out of a drum in the KHSAA offices, emblazoned with the numbers '9' and '11,' the vast majority of stakeholders in Kentucky boys' basketball expected a state championship rematch between Covington Catholic and Scott County in the Sweet 16.

Inspired by those made-for-TV reveals by major college football and basketball recruits, Truman Galusha delivered the drama Thursday afternoon as he announced his choice of a college wrestling program.

In a ceremony patterned after its now-customary college announcements by top players, and also prompted by upstart Great Crossing High School’s recent hires, Scott County High School held a “signing day” for its 2019-2020 fall coaches.

Old-school catchers — gritty, defensive-minded leaders who have the right temperament to handle a pitching staff — appear to be making a comeback at all levels of baseball.

Saturday's final game of the regular season didn't have any potential impact for Georgetown College in the Mid-South Conference basketball standings, but the Tigers demonstrated from start to finish that their trip to Shawnee State University was far from meaningless.

In a move that drew swift and substantial push-back from some significant names in the golf industry, the KHSAA board of control approved changes at its monthly meeting Tuesday that will reduce the size of competing teams at future state meets from five to four players.

Dreadful starts to each half Thursday night weren’t enough to prevent Georgetown College from having a prayer — make that two prayers — at the end of its women’s basketball battle with University of Pikeville.

Between softball’s three KHSAA championships in five years and baseball’s recent back-to-back appearances in the state quarterfinals, Scott County High School has left its imprint on the diamond.