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Sports

Danville native Brown leaving Louisville for coaching job at West Virginia

Former Danville High standout will coach with former Boyle County rival ShaDon Brown was back in his home state and said he “loved” coaching at ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 4:57 pm

Sports

Schlarman named Kentucky Sports Figure of the Year

It’s understandable that LeeAnne Schlarman had mixed feelings when she found out her late husband, John Schlarman, was named the Herald-Leader Kentucky Sports Figure of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:59 am

Sports

Sheppard, son of former UK star, off to a great season

His coach thought Reed Sheppard would be a better player this year and also expected more statewide attention to be focused on him as he ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:51 am

Sports

UK looks to be on pace for NIT

Kentucky has had two teams go to the NIT, not the NCAA Tournament, in the last 12 years, and this one certainly seems to be ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 20, 2021 7:28 am

Sports

Echols helped make Gator Bowl even more special for one Kentucky family

  Ally Echols grew up a Kentucky fan in Shepherdsville and met her husband, Thomas Paine Echols, a few months before he graduated high school ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 1:55 pm

Sports

Allen making a difference with added playing time

Recently Kentucky coach John Calipari tried to compare the emergence of Dontaie Allen to former UK stars Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Immanuel Quickley because they both ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, January 10, 2021 6:13 pm

News

Students send cards to encourage healthcare workers

It’s pretty amazing the way students — and others — in my area have found a way to show local health care workers just how ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, January 1, 2021 8:00 am

Sports

Cats honor teammate Oats with wearing of his #22

No matter what had happened at the Kentucky-Auburn game Saturday, Kentucky was going to be a winner, Or at least that is what this old ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, September 26, 2020 8:58 pm

Sports

Cheerleader with area ties rises from UK to the NFL

Former University of Kentucky dance team member Savannah Guzman still remembers being asked when she was interviewed by the Atlanta Falcons cheer team what it ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 6:23 am

Sports

Spivey’s star shined at UK

Just how good was former Kentucky center Bill Spivey, the first 7-footer to play at Kentucky and the national player of the year in 1951 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, September 7, 2020 6:46 am

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