Playing for more than a win

Bob Osborne, center, is inducted into the Eighth Region Hall of Fame during the Girls' Eighth Region Tournament at Owen County High School, March 2, 2019. At left is Owen County athletic director T.J. Wesselman and at right is former Henry County girls' basketball coach Todd Gilley. (File photo by John Herndon) Owen, Anderson girls … Continue reading Playing for more than a win

The Mike behind the mic

Mike Gillespie (left) is honored by IU-Southeast athletic director Joe Glove for calling his 4,000th athletic event prior to the Grenadiers’ basketball game versus Oakland City on Dec. 12 in New Albany, Ind. Georgetown native Mike Gillespie still works a passion -- 4000 times and counting -- he discovered at the Sweet 16 By John … Continue reading The Mike behind the mic

Great coach, outstanding AD, special person

One of the few photos I ever took of Rick Sallee, right. Rick was mighty happy to pose for a photo with Anderson County girls' basketball coach Clay Birdwhistell, left, and former Anderson County boys' coach Steve Barriger after the Anderson girls had defeated South Oldham for the Eighth Region title on March 7, 2020. … Continue reading Great coach, outstanding AD, special person

Just because he cares

A rising star in sports journalism, Pratt walks away to follow God's call to ministry By John Herndon, BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- Even as he was working his way up that steep and shaky career ladder known as sportswriting, a small voice kept reminding Elliott Pratt he might jump away before reaching the sturdiest … Continue reading Just because he cares

Living life, loving the games, leaving a legacy

James "Cornbread" Stethen gets in position while calling the Louisville Central at Anderson County girls' basketball game on February 19, 2020. Cornbread touched countless lives by calling games over 60 years and living with integrity By John Herndon, I never talked with Cornbread about how to live a good life. I didn’t have to. … Continue reading Living life, loving the games, leaving a legacy