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
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
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, 110forChrist.com 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
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
Pulaski County's Jake Sloan (80) hauls in a pass. He passed 300 career receptions during the game, only the second player in Kentucky history to do so. He is behind another Pulaski player, Jake Johnson, on the all-time list. By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com I have no idea how many different high school football stadiums I … Continue reading Nothing like Fall Friday nights!
CCU's Christian Williams breaks away for a 77-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter against Thomas More. Thomas More and Cincinnati Christian play for their hearts, deliver entertaining afternoon By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com There was a time in my football-loving life when you would not have found me at a game between a couple of … Continue reading Just give them a chance
Philip Garner, left, and Bronson Brown are among the leaders of Scott County's highly regarded football team. Scott County seniors lead in the bright lights of one of state's top programs By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com GEORGETOWN, Ky. -- It’s often been said that character is what someone is when no one is looking. But when … Continue reading Character counts