In these times of abundant caution, Great Crossing entered the boys' golf Battle of the Birds with a bad wing Wednesday.
Five games ago, with only a win and a tie to Great Crossing's credit, girls' soccer Steve Brown boldly suggested that the Warhawks could run the table in the regular season, win the district title and make a run at regions.
Rankings and recent scores might suggest that Paul Laurence Dunbar isn't quite on par with the Franklin County and Bryan Station football teams that have defeated Scott County this season.
In Year 3, the fledgling Great Crossing football team has already equaled its victory total in the Warhawks’ first two seasons combined — four.
On a sun-drenched Wednesday afternoon, Great Crossing girls' golf hosted a conference match with Western Hills and won convincingly, 189-203. Rebecca Montgomery, a sophomore, and Emily Bishop, an eighth-grader, led GC with matching scores of 42. Junior Blair Smith carded a 48, while freshman…
Scott County volleyball split a pair of matches to tip off the week, sweeping Western Hills, 3-0, on the road Tuesday before returning home for a 3-0 loss to No. 22 Frederick Douglass.
It's easy to be enthusiastic about the present and future of the Great Crossing girls' soccer while pondering the potential of the offense, with a flood of freshmen and sophomores firing rockets from all over the attacking third.
What you did last week doesn't matter at any level of any level of college football. NAIA and the Mid-South Conference are surely no exception.
Great Crossing quarterback Gabe Nichols throws an accurate ball with velocity behind a veteran offensive line that keeps him upright.
LEXINGTON - Very figuratively and perhaps literally, the Bryan Station Defenders eluded the grasp of yet another loss to the Scott County Cardinals on Friday night.
Even if Great Crossing football players and coaches didn’t verbalize it at first out of respect to their opponents, it wasn’t hard to read between the lines and discern that the Warhawks planned to be 5-0 heading into district play next month.
No. 13 Georgetown College football completes its swing through the Sun Division of the Mid-South Conference when it travels to face Webber International University in Babson Park, Florida on Saturday.
Scott County boys' golf traveled to one of the state's traditionally tough in-season tournaments and walked away with the second-place trophy Saturday at the Eagle Trace Invitational in Morehead.
Great Crossing volleyball continues to garner statewide acclaim, advancing this week into the top 10 of the state coaches' poll for the first time in program history.
Knocking off Henry Clay is to high school volleyball in this area as beating the Dallas Cowboys, Los Angeles Lakers or New York Yankees is to their respective rivals.
You wouldn’t know it from the final score, but Ava Maria University was threatening to make a game of it with Georgetown College late in the first half of Saturday’s Mid-South Conference opener at Toyota Stadium.
LEXINGTON – Between shoestring tackles, phantom timeouts, seconds mysteriously being added to the clock and consistent confusion about what down it was, Great Crossing football players experienced the longest minute of their lives at the conclusion of Friday night's game.
Great Crossing will experience both a measuring stick game and a peek at its football future Friday night when it makes the short trip to Lexington for a battle with Henry Clay, its first Class 6A opponent of the season.
With two juniors, two sophomores and one fabulous freshman in the Scott County girls' soccer front line rotation, if you find a way to shut out the Cardinals, you'd better enjoy it while you can.
Great Crossing hastily arranged a neutral-site battle with Mercer County on Wednesday night after its two scheduled boys' soccer matches this week fell victim to COVID, weather and other ubiquitous what-have-yous of this era.
Playing in memory of former assistant coach Jimmie Lonkard, who passed away earlier in the week after a brief illness, Great Crossing boys' golf shattered individual and team records Saturday in the Central Kentucky Shootout at Old Bridge Golf Course in Danville.
After five three-and-outs and a disastrous turnover on downs, Great Crossing faced the first scoreboard deficit of the season Friday night through no fault of its stifling defense.
Great Crossing against any volleyball opponent from Lexington — and there are no fewer than six on the schedule — is an iron-sharpens-iron scenario.
If laughter is indeed the best medicine, veteran Scott County football coach Jim McKee hopes Friday night brings a better elixir based on last week's season opener.
Win or lose, a huge component of any football coaching staff's job is to persuade a team to forget last week's game and recognize that they're only as good as the next one.
Scott County boys' soccer scored its initial goal of the season right out of the gate Tuesday night, but Berea controlled the remainder of the match for a 3-1 win in a battle of programs seeking their first notch in that column.
Great Crossing volleyball features a loaded roster, a lofty ranking, a tough schedule to match, and a coach who knows he's not under pressure to do a ton of heavy lifting on match days.
Experienced and ravenous after falling a fingertip shy of the Class 4A state championship last season, Franklin County revved up its revenge tour with surprising ease at Scott County’s expense Friday night.
Scott County football experiences the ultimate compliment — and some not-so-subtle motivation — every year from one or two rising regional rivals on its schedule.
In terms of preparation time and game-night ambiance, there's simply no point in comparing the run-up to Great Crossing and Western Hills' meeting on the football field last Oct. 16 and the rematch this Friday night.
Scott County girls’ soccer knocked off Sayre for the first time since 2018 and secured its best 42nd District start in seven seasons with a 4-1 verdict Wednesday night in Lexington.
The name and uniform colors of Scott County football's chief rival always seem to change every four or five years. Frederick Douglass took that baton from Lafayette not long ago and has run swiftly with swagger.
The KHSAA furnishes two Friday nights for football teams to play elective exhibition games before the hitting starts and bragging rights begin.
Countless high school football players who have stuck with the game since they were six or seven years old never receive the opportunity to play in college.