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Had it not been for a bipartisan throng of 7,000 crowding every nook and cranny of Birds' Nest Stadium at its christening Aug. 23, 2019, nobody associated with Scott County and Great Crossing football would know what they're missing.

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After knocking at the door in two tough matches against highly regarded 11th Region volleyball opponents to start the season, Scott County finally kicked it down Tuesday night with a 3-1 win at Lexington Catholic,.

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What everyone in the county – fair to say the state and nation too – hopes is a once-in-a-lifetime high school preseason is almost over.

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Eighteen archers from Central Kentucky Junior Olympic Archery competed in the USA Archery Kentucky State Championships August 22 and 23. 

Brady Parker, a seventh-grader who already competes for the Scott County High School golf team, went back to taking on the players in his age group over the weekend and walked away with some impressive hardware. Parker shot even-par 54 and bested a field of more than 30 middle school competi…

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It's a season of reduced social options and this-or-that arguments that have pervaded all aspects of American culture.

Great Crossing and Scott County boys’ golf teams each served up their lowest nine-hole scores of the season Tuesday evening in league victories.

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It's probably no surprise that a graduate student in the University of Kentucky's athletic training program has met football stars Lynn Bowden Jr. and Josh Paschal or has only a thin degree of separation from Benny Snell Jr. and Kash Daniel.

The road to some semblance of a traditional fall sports season cleared a major obstacle Thursday morning when the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s board of control voted to move forward with its previous calendar for practices and games.

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From a state championship at Scott County High School to a national prep title as coach at Hargrave Military Academy to a rapid rebuild of the Eastern Kentucky University men's basketball program, A.W. Hamilton is a proven winner.

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Scott County High School graduates Trace Willhoite, left, and Kyle Harbison have advanced along with their Gold team to the championship round of the Commonwealth Collegiate Baseball League. That title game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. Willhoite, a corner infiel…

Cam Hill, a 2017 Scott County High School graduate and current University of Kentucky baseball standout, was one of 92 UK athletes to earn a place on the 2020 Southeastern Conference Spring Sports academic honor roll.

In addition to the COVID-19 complications all athletes have been forced to battle in order to compete this summer, Georgetown golfer Madison Easterling has dealt with the daunting prospect of a broken right arm. It hasn’t stopped her from keeping her place as one of the top competitors in th…

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Larry Jones’ professional wrestling journey started thanks to friends — and therefore, who really needs enemies? — pelting him with barbed-wire bats and folding chairs in a backyard “ring” reinforced with well-worn tires.

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Basketball fans who haven't yet viewed “Leader of the Pack,” a News-Graphic documentary on the life and career of legendary Scott County High School boys' basketball coach Billy Hicks, have a new opportunity to view or purchase the film in a convenient forum.

Tuesday evening the NAIA announced for the safety of all student-athletes, coaches and staffs the national organization is moving 2020 fall sports championships in cross country, women's volleyball, men's soccer and women's soccer to a 2021 spring competition model due to the continued sprea…

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Fluid. Tentative. New normal. All the buzzwords that have become part of our lives the past five months were used, but after Tuesday's three-hour, marathon meeting of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control, you can add another catch phrase.

Over the weekend of July 17 to 19, the 8U Kentucky Storm baseball team won the USSSA AA World Series Championship in Indianapolis. The team went a perfect 6-0 over the weekend. There are two kids from Scott County on this team, Jaxon Happy and Brady Robinson. Robinson was responsible for the…

“If” and “when” have been the burning questions for all stakeholders of Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) athletics since the second week of March.

Some teams and fan bases would find it worrisome if a trio of players with Chris Coffey, Eljay Cowherd and Jacob Conway’s talent walked out of the gym for the final time in the same year.

Nobody’s certain about the 2020 football season right now, but that hasn’t stopped NCAA Power Five schools from licking their chops at the thought of Great Crossing High School junior Kalib Perry wearing their uniform someday.