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Helping young people get better

Henry County coach Enoch Welch intently watches the action during Friday's win over Owen County. Henry coach, like many others in the profession, focuses on people more than records By John Herndon, NEW CASTLE, Ky. -- It wasn’t long after I started writing for pay in 1985 that I started learning about some of … Continue reading Helping young people get better

A Special Leader

Walton-Verona's Emma Strunk drives against West Carter in last year's All-A Classic semifinal game. Emma had 25 points and 10 rebounds as the Bearcats won, 58-54. (Photo courtesy Walton-Verona High School girls' basketball.) Walton-Verona's Emma Strunk is one of the Eighth Region's top players, but basketball is only part of her life. By John Herndon, … Continue reading A Special Leader

High School Football Playoffs—A Community Happening

By Karissa Niehoff, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Associations and Julian Tackett, Commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association. Many people would agree that their years in high school were some of the best years of their lives—particularly those individuals who were members of a sports team or participated … Continue reading High School Football Playoffs—A Community Happening

More than winning games

Jerry Lucas talks with the Collins High football team following their win over West Jessamine. Collins High coach Jerry Lucas follows his father's footsteps impacting lives By John Herndon, SHELBYVILLE, Ky. -- It’s not just about wins and losses to one of Kentucky’s most successful high school football coaches. The only head football coach … Continue reading More than winning games

Happy to be home

Eminence coach Brock Roberts could not contain his excitement after the Warriors score another touchdown in their rout of Frankfort, Eminence's first win over the Panthers since 1998. (All photos by John Herndon)Eminence coach Brock Roberts celebrates a touchdown.Eminence coach Brock Roberts leads his team onto the field at Frankfort. The many faces of Eminence … Continue reading Happy to be home