As perhaps the strongest foot in the defensive end for Great Crossing High School boys' soccer, Thomas Disney has been the logical choice to take most of the Warhawks' free kicks from 30 or 40 yards and beyond.
FRANKFORT — Five minutes before the fateful penalty kicks that would decide whether or not the Great Crossing girls’ soccer team met its goal of a regional playoff berth in year one, the Lady Warhawks lost the goalkeeper whose hands, feet and reflexes stopped more than 400 shots this season.
Shutouts are hard to come by in high school football, even – or perhaps especially -- when you’re consistently good as Scott County.
FRANKFORT - History made, in a fashion members of the Great Crossing boys’ soccer team are unlikely to forget as long as they live.
LEXINGTON — There's a delicate balance between respecting your opponent, especially in an elimination game, and staying sharp, healthy and prepared for the next one.
LEXINGTON — Having to back up your most convincing win and impressive performance of the regular season five days later is probably not the ideal situation for a playoff rematch.
Competing in a star-studded, all-class field Saturday afternoon at the Greater Louisville Classic, Ty Walker of Scott County finished 19th out of more than 400 boys in the largest regular-season race to date of this cross country season.
UNION — All the anger, frustration and embarrassment in the world wouldn’t allow the Scott County football team to change what happened on its previous road trip.
Given the choice for crafting its signature moment of the girls' soccer season, Scott County probably would have picked Callie Haywood to serve up an assist to Jasmine Giddings, followed a triumphant group hug.
Georgetown College football hopes to carry the momentum from its first win of the season, and the 200th of coach Bill Cronin’s career, into a Saturday night contest at Campbellsville.
As part of the Tournament of Titans a fundraiser Sept. 28-29 for the Royal Spring Middle School baseball team at the brand new Great Crossing Park, the Scott County 12U baseball all-star team defeated Louisville Legends, 7-4, in the championship. Scott County All Stars finished the season wi…
Play a word association game with the phrase “Scott County vs. Ryle football,” and if you're a seasoned Cardinals' fan, your mind absolutely reverts back to a frosty night in November 2016.
FRANKFORT — It isn’t the ultimate goal, but Tuesday night’s 3-0 win for Great Crossing boys’ soccer over Franklin County to clinch a clean sweep of the 41st District regular season schedule was a necessary first step.
LEXINGTON — Scott County and Great Crossing boys’ golf know the future challenge of earning the one-and-only KHSAA state team berth out of loaded Region 9 won’t be any picnic in the coming years.
Within the first week of its inaugural girls’ soccer season, Great Crossing lost to teams from Lexington and Winchester by matching, painful 10-1 scores.
Patience and pragmatism aren’t the default settings in football these days. Not with fans. Not in the media, whether the time-honored or the social variety.
In a recent post on Twitter, Virginia Tech football beat writer Chris Coleman noted that for the first month of the season, including all major NCAA Division I programs, only 27 true freshman offensive linemen have played 90 or more snaps for their team.
The road to becoming a weekly competitor on one of the nation’s top golf tours is long, winding and bumpy, but Georgetown’s Billy Tom Sargent is many mileposts closer after a strong performance last week at Korn Ferry Tour first stage qualifying in Mobile, Alabama.
The forecast that it would be difficult for Great Crossing (and every other team, for that matter) to reach the KHSAA state meet, thanks to region reassignments and tougher qualifying credentials, was proven true Monday.
Forget 200 wins. You probably won’t last long enough as a college football coach to win 20 without an ability to juggle personnel, the demeanor that keeps everyone positive during a losing streak, and a courage that occasionally throws caution to the wind.
LEXINGTON — Few, if any, Scott County football players were even born the last time the Cardinals walked off the field with a zero underneath their name.
The final numbers didn’t show it, but a brutal stretch of three matches in three nights said plenty about how far Great Crossing has progressed in its inaugural girls’ soccer season.
LEXINGTON — Henry Clay is perennially one of the premier girls’ soccer programs in the state, and Sayre is enjoying an unprecedented season for the ages.
Paul Lawrence Dunbar High may have spoiled Great Crossing High’s first Homecoming game 35-6, but Warhawks coach Paul Rains and players say they continue to see improvement every game.
Other than the social and educational benefits, trips such as the one Great Crossing volleyball made to Chicago last week are designed to demystify games against higher-ranked, in-state opponents.
FRANKFORT — With two trays of celebratory cupcakes awaiting Bradyn Johnson and his Great Crossing boys' soccer teammates, the birthday boy – man, rather, as he turned 18 Thursday – served up the main course with a highlight-film game-winning goal against Western Hills.
Tuesday night volleyball action featured another impressive, straight-sets win by Great Crossing and continued improvement from Scott County against a tough 42nd District opponent.
Firsts and bests in school history are easy to pick out at this point, little more than a month into Great Crossing High School’s existence.
Very soon, perhaps even in this this week's home opener, Georgetown College football will get rid of the unspoken distraction and put career win No. 200 for newly minted NAIA hall of fame coach Bill Cronin in the rear-view mirror.
A third-place run by eighth-grader Ava Plumb highlighted the Great Crossing cross country effort Saturday morning at the Capitol View Classic in Frankfort.
It was a rough second half on all fronts Wednesday night for Scott County girls’ soccer, which continues to fight its horrific, uphill, two-year battle with season-altering injuries.
Scott County’s Eduardo Flores rifled home a penalty kick midway through the second half Thursday night, but Frederick Douglass answered quickly to put away a 4-1 42nd District boys’ soccer win in Lexington.
Georgetown College football had to wait two weeks for another shot at coach Bill Cronin’s 200th win and two entire seasons to get its first look at relative Mid-South Conference newcomer Southeastern University.