Like every other Great Crossing High School team making its debut in this school year of new surroundings, new experiences, new everything, boys' basketball battled the butterflies in its initial exhibition game Tuesday night.
Scott County was a different boys’ basketball team playing in a different atmosphere Tuesday night than it was 10 days ago in its initial exhibition.
Being able to test your own gaudy record against the undefeated, top-ranked reigning national champions is a big deal, and teams paying fall semester visits to venerable Davis-Reid Alumni Gym are treating it as such.
The 26th annual Central Bank Jim Reid Classic was another installment in an aggressive first-semester schedule that gave top-ranked, reigning national champion Georgetown College a chance to stub its toe.
Georgetown College football history includes three NAIA national championships, two hall of fame coaches, and a longer streak of sustained excellence than most programs at any level can boast.
Fans and opposing coaches often joke about certain mainstay players that it feels as if they’ve been around a lot longer than the traditional four years.
Great Crossing basketball coaches Glenn Wilson and Steve Page admittedly heard the devil whispering in their ear from one shoulder Tuesday night and an angel encouraging caution and reason from the other side.
On a Tuesday night that saw the NCAA's No. 1 men's basketball team fall in shocking fashion just down the road, NAIA's top-ranked reigning champions knew no such danger.
Scott County boys basketball coach Tim Glenn wants his first season at the helm to feature all the challenging opponents and hostile environments Cardinal fans have come to expect.
Great Crossing recovered from a slow start to win convincingly over Fleming County, 53-40, in its first-ever girls’ basketball exhibition. The contest was played Friday night as part of Scott County’s two-day preseason hoopfest.
With one fall-from-ahead loss and a comeback it couldn’t quite complete, the Georgetown College women’s basketball team experienced a frustrating weekend at the Southern States Shootout in Montgomery, Alabama.
MIDWAY — Midway University has announced that it will induct Kathryn Lawler, a former Midway women's golf standout, into the Athletics Walk of Fame on Sunday, Nov. 10.
Three of the county's four varsity basketball teams will tip off the exhibition schedule this weekend, including two contests in the city as part of the Scott County Preseason Hoopfest.
Steve Helton has worn two prominent hats in the Scott County High School athletic department for about six months, and Monday night's “Cardinal Mania” was probably the first major test of changing that figurative headgear on the fly.
Ten county runners completed the cross country season in triumphant fashion with a strong effort on the 5-kilometer course at Kentucky Horse Park in Saturday's KHSAA Class 3A state championship meet.
LEXINGTON — Saturday morning's challenge was crystal clear when Royal Spring Middle School looked across the 50-yard line and saw multiple linemen in the neighborhood of six feet tall and north of 200 pounds warming up for North Laurel.
Georgetown College men's basketball usually breezes through its fall semester, but there are legitimate challengers on the schedule this year.
Penalties and leverage were the difference Saturday between an undefeated University of the Cumberlands football team and younger, smaller Georgetown College.
Scott County High School basketball's annual meet-the-team night has been both re-branded and expanded for this year's edition, which will hit the court Monday evening.
The Central Kentucky Junior Olympic Archers recently competed in USA Archery’s Summer Outdoors Virtual Tournament series. The final compilation of scores resulted in the local team finishing as runner-ups in this national tournament.
How good is undefeated University of the Cumberlands football? How realistic are Georgetown College's hopes of rallying all the way from an 0-2 start to the Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division title and an NAIA playoff berth?
The natural order of things in college basketball: Georgetown College's exhibition game against the University of Kentucky was light years closer than most non-conference opponents have a prayer of keeping the Tigers.
Georgetown women's basketball is off to another undefeated start with four consecutive wins after last season's out-of-nowhere 15-0 launch.
While football's inaugural “Battle of the Birds” in August exposed the gap between the two programs at present, Monday's freshman showdown between Scott County and Great Crossing was a hint at what we might expect down the road.
The few seniors on Great Crossing’s football team knew what they were giving up when they transferred: Giving up being on a state contender at Scott County to be part of a fledgling program made up of underclassmen, many of whom had never played football before.
An impressive first fall sports season for Great Crossing High School continued Saturday afternoon with the Warhawk girls' cross country team finishing in the top half of the Region 6 Class A field to qualify for this week's state meet.
LEXINGTON – Shock and awe are natural and probably inevitable reactions for any little-engine-that-could, even defending NAIA national champion Georgetown College, dribbling into Rupp Arena to face the University of Kentucky.
In a resilient performance that mirrored its season so far – a slow start, followed by plenty of peaks and valleys – the Georgetown College football pulled another win out of the fire (or perhaps the drizzle) Saturday afternoon at Toyota Stadium.
The now-defunct periodical “Football Digest” formerly gave old pros a chance to wax poetic about the glory days in a segment called “The Game I’ll Never Forget.”
Saturday’s forecast for on-and-off heavy rain could complicate matters for Georgetown College football, whose offensive success has been heavily predicated upon big plays in the passing game.
FRANKFORT - No deficit, no convention of butterflies in the pit of stomachs, and no lack of experience at this level of the season could conspire to stop the Great Crossing High School volleyball team Wednesday night.