Ally Echols grew up a Kentucky fan in Shepherdsville and met her husband, Thomas Paine Echols, a few months before he graduated high school there.
Isaac McKneely’s junior season won’t start until March 1 at the earliest but when it does, his coach says watch that a special player he is.
Chip Michalove is known as the “Great White Shark Whisperer” who has hooked a 3,500-pound great white shark a few miles off the South Carolina coast.
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops let everyone know what the biggest storyline should be from national signing day — Kentucky signing seven in-state players.
Somerset coach Robbie Lucas felt that quarterback Kaiya Sheron had a better command of the offense this season than he did in 2019 when Somerset won the Class AA state championship.
Jordan Dingle is what his father calls an “analytical thinker” with a grade-point average above 4.0. Jordan Dingle is what college football coaches call a rising star.
Demetria Caldwell does prayers on Facebook Live each Wednesday and admits the thought of her nephew, Immanuel Quickley, becoming a first-round NBA draft pick was often in her prayers.
He’s viewed as a receiver who could be a God-send for Kentucky’s offense next season even though he has just 17 catches for 195 yards and seven scores this season.
The Trigg Angels 8 and under softball team went undefeated this season. They won the championship in the Lake Area Baseball and Softball League 8U Girls Softball tournament. They also won the 8U girls division of the Second Annual Lyon County Softball Tournament that is a fundraiser for Spin…
Malachi Rider got Paducah Tilghman up and running early on. Jaquellus Martin hauled in some big catches late for Trigg County. When the dust finally cleared Friday night at McRight Field, it was the Tornado moving on to the next round on the Class 3A football playoffs with a 53-21 win over t…
John Calipari’s current 2021 recruiting class might not have that instant superstar but recruiting analysts certainly like the upside for 6-9 Daimion Collins of Atlanta, Texas.
The first time coach Staunton Peck met Bryce Hopkins was the fall of his eighth-grade year when he went to watch his middle school team play. He met Hopkins and his family and they even came to some of Peck’s game at Fenton (Ill.) High School that season.
PARIS — The KHSAA cross country season came to a close over the weekend as a number of local teams traveled to Bourbon County Park in Paris to run in the state cross country meet. Every class featured a top-10 finish from a local runner, all of which were on the boy’s side.
The First Region cross country meets took place in Murray and Greenville this weekend as local teams all had success, with six local cross country teams qualifying for the state meet this weekend.
The more Miami won in the NBA playoffs, the more fans and friends reached out to Travis Riesop to tell him how surprised they were at how well Tyler Herro was playing.
Getting to play in the last group on the final day of the girls state high school golf tournament and finishing in the top 10 are both terrific accomplishments.
Trigg County nearly mounted a comeback after losing the lead at 9-0, but never gained the lead again Friday night as Marshall County handed the Wildcats their fourth straight loss in a 35-25 showdown.
Being picked 13th in the 2019 NBA Draft left Tyler Herro with mixed feelings. One, he was happy to be going to the Miami Heat. Two, he felt he should have been drafted higher.
Crappie anglers from several states will travel to Barkley and Kentucky Lakes at Kuttawa Friday and Saturday for a Crappie USA Tournament Trail event presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s.
What if Kentucky goes 7-3 or 8-2 this year, will there be a bowl game waiting for the Wildcats? What about if UK would go 4-6 — or worse? Could there still be a bowl game opportun- ity?
This will be the third year that Hunter Sallis has started for Millard North (Neb.) High School for coach Tim Cannon and he’s emerged not only as a major recruiting target for Kentucky but as one of the top players in the 2021 recruiting class.
It’s hard to imagine there could a better marquee matchup to start a high school football season than Frederick Douglass-North Hardin this Friday in Lexington.
Trigg County Head Coach Mark Peach makes his Wildcat debut on the sidelines Friday night as the team kicks off its season against Ballard Memorial.
In the 20-plus years I have been doing a Sunday morning sports show on WLAP Radio in Lexington we had never had a call asking about Kentucky women’s golf. Not one.
He’s been piling up preseason honors the same way he has piled up successful blocks but Kentucky senior center Drake Jackson won’t let the accolades go to his head.
Tom Payne now lives in Lansing, Michigan, and says he gets little news about Kentucky basketball, so he quickly admitted when I called him that he didn’t know a lot about the “particular agenda” to have former Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp’s name removed from Rupp Arena.
Cadiz’s Tristan Fitzhugh, a 7-year-old dirt bike racer, has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 39th Annual Monster Energy AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, Aug. 3-8 at the historic Loretta Lynn Ranch.
She’s seen her son injure his knee and miss the 2018 season when Kentucky won 10 games and then come back to play so effectively in 2019 that he’s been named the third best returning offensive lineman in the Southeastern Conference.
LOUISVILLE — Crappie anglers from 11 states traveled to Kentucky and Barkley lakes at Paris, Tennessee Friday and Saturday to participate in the Crappie USA (CUSA) Mega Bucks event.
He’s never coached Terrence Clark, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
Crappie anglers from several states will travel to the KY & Barkley Lakes at Paris, Tennessee for a Crappie USA Tournament Trail event presented by Bass Pro Shops Cabela’s. Unlike other CUSA events, the Mega Bucks anglers compete in only one division.
Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class but she got her first Division I scholarship from Michigan when she was in the sixth grade.
Kentucky lost some big offensive numbers off its 2020 softball team with the graduation of Alex Martens and Bailey Vicky, two of the nation’s best offensive players last season. However, signee Erin Coffel of Indiana will arrive on campus with some big numbers of her own.
His junior season he played with Spire Academy in Ohio, a team that featured guard LaMelo Ball and Rocket Watts. That left Isaiah Jackson to fill a role while Ball, who played overseas last year and should be a top five pick in the NBA draft, and Watts, who averaged 9.0 points per game at Mi…