Great Crossing's third consecutive boys' basketball season opener against West Jessamine was more than a charm. It was a prolific payback.
All five players handled the basketball on most possessions, zipping it with precision from top of the arc to wing to low post and back again, frequently finishing with an open 3-pointer or uncontested layup.
The popularity of mixed martial arts and the ongoing quest to provide new athletic endeavors for young women have led to exponential growth in female wrestling, and our local community is keeping pace with that trend.
The county's two boys' basketball teams hit Interstate-75 South to play their second and final exhibition games back-to-back prior to Tuesday night's regular-season home openers.
For the fourth consecutive season, high school basketball fans won't have to leave the comfort of their living room to see a wide spectrum of games involving all county teams this winter.
The Pavilion pool came to life with the cacophony of whistles, starting buzzers, splashing water and cheers as Scott County and Great Crossing faced off against Madison Central in their first swim and dive meet of the season. After a 2020-21 season with no spectators, it was wonderful to hav…
Discretion and sportsmanship took over Saturday afternoon when the Georgetown College women's basketball team held the ball for the final 20 seconds against Wilberforce University in the final game of the Central Bank Jim Reid Classic, rather than eclipse the century mark for the third time …
Scott County High School was well-represented at the Kentucky-Louisville football game Saturday night, played on U of L turf at Cardinal Stadium. Jonathan Berry, left, is a redshirt freshman offensive lineman for UK, while Bryan Hudson, right, starts on the line at right guard for Louisville…
Five consecutive 42nd District championships, a perennial place in the 11th Region tournament conversation and (hopefully) four returning starters weren't enough to earn Scott County girls' basketball a spot in the upper echelon of prominent preseason polls.
Thirteen talented, interchangeable parts can be both a blessing and a curse, mainly because only five can step on a court and share one basketball at any given time.
Jazzmyn Elston was the shot in the arm Georgetown College women's basketball team needed in the final 100 seconds of a road win against University of Pikeville on Saturday.
There's no shortage of people in the world who would love to clear the slate of everything that has transpired since March 2020, and there's no secret that the Scott County boys' basketball program is high on that list.
Great Crossing High School bowling placed second as a team and first and fourth in the Unified division at the first of its four Region 7 regular season tournaments this season. Pictured above, left to right: front, Sophia Martinez, Bryce Liebenauer, Alayna Watkins, Maurice Martinez and Audr…
CYNTHIANA — With four returning starters and a fifth who made the district all-tournament team off the bench a year ago, Scott County shouldn’t have experienced much apprehension heading into the first girls’ basketball exhibition of the season Tuesday evening.
The two teams Great Crossing girls’ basketball is theoretically chasing in the 11th Region based on last year’s results and returning roster, Franklin County and Lafayette, both employ the same style of hunkering down on defense and working inside-out relentlessly to get their preferred shot…
Heading into season three with four-fifths of the starting lineup intact from year one, there's no question Great Crossing girls' basketball has the experience and explosiveness to get to the rim at will.
LEXINGTON – Scott County’s sub-varsity success against Frederick Douglass and the Broncos’ rumored reclassification in a year or two are silver linings right now.
For all the points Frederick Douglass has scored and Division I scholarships its players have inked over the past four years, there is a blueprint for beating the Broncos in big games.
Tuesday's format for the boys' basketball installment of Great Crossing “Warhawk Madness” was a cross between the NBA All-Star Game and an old-fashioned round of pickup ball at elementary school recess.
The team with the undeniable Georgetown flavor won convincingly over the team with Georgetown emblazoned across its chests in an NCAA vs. NAIA men's basketball showdown Tuesday night.
Georgetown College football was so heavily penalized in the NAIA polls for a road loss at No. 1 Lindsey Wilson — the defending national champion, and throttling everybody in sight — that the Tigers' postseason hopes need a surprising volume of outside help.
Anybody who questions the strength of NAIA basketball need look only at the rosters peppered with former NCAA Division I recruits and the early-season wins over mid-major D1 programs every year.
With a rope-a-dope that might have made the late, legendary Kentuckian Muhammad Ali tip his cap, Scott County’s defense fired haymakers under duress to ward off Great Crossing in a first-round playoff classic Friday night.
NICHOLASVILLE — It was a movie the Great Crossing volleyball team had seen three times already: A powerhouse program playing in its raucous home gym, fueled by the revenge factor, riding that wave to postseason glory.
Scott County freshman football completed an undefeated season Saturday and won the county bowl for the second consecutive season, rolling to a 41-16 win over Great Crossing at Birds Nest Stadium.
Tuesday night wasn't a team-wide offensive masterpiece for Georgetown College men's basketball, but the Tigers established early and often that Midway University had no answers for Kyran Jones.
With the ever-expanding Mid-South Conference schedule up to 22 contests, Georgetown College men's basketball no longer gets the traditional number of getting-to-know-you games in which to win big while blending in its usual busload of fresh-faced talent.
After a four-week flourish to start the football season, Georgetown College had fallen into somewhat of offensive funk, even in a hit-or-miss performance to snap a losing streak one week ago.
Georgetown's Rylea Marcum won her second consecutive collegiate tournament this week in Spartanburg, South Carolina, while her Eastern Kentucky University overcame a six-shot deficit on the final day to win the Terrier Intercollegiate and also make it back-to-back titles.
An all-out revenge tour, spearheaded by nine seniors who steadfastly refuse to lose, has put Great Crossing volleyball one win away from a history-making berth in the Sweet 16.
Surrounded a by a crush of alumni that included representatives from three national championship teams, Georgetown College picked a great time to get well and begin its rally toward another possible NAIA playoff berth.
The Scott County Middle School sixth grade girls’ basketball team won the Bluegrass Conference championship, defeating Harrison County, 18-15. Lauren Boehm, not pictured, coached the Lady Cards. Pictured left to right: front, Samantha Brown and Chloi Lewis; back, Gracelynn Strickland, Karrin…
Even while confronted with a small window in which to acquaint themselves, the new-look Georgetown College women's basketball team is off to a prolific start.
LOUISVILLE – Scott County football is multiple state championships and hundreds of wins past the point of celebrating almost or what if.
Scott County's exit from the 42nd District volleyball tournament and 11th Region playoff contention Tuesday night exhibited just how quickly fortunes can be reversed in one of the state's most competitive local pockets of the sport.