(Note: This article was originally submitted to Kentucky Living magazine as part of a package looking at high school football in Kentucky. Because of space considerations, it did not appear in the magazine, but the editors have given their blessing to post it here. Enjoy.) By John Herndon Josh Jaggers was around coaching … Continue reading Jaggers owns impressive coaching, Hawk DNA
Veteran coach Ray Graham uses Bible history to teach life lessons By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com CYNTHIANA, Ky., -- It’s hard to believe Ray Graham is 66 years old. As the Harrison County Thoroughbreds go through a pre-season practice, Graham seems to be everywhere. He’s clapping. He’s exhorting. He moves from station to station and takes … Continue reading DTF-DTV!
By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com I admit I didn’t watch a lot of the College World Series. I caught a few innings when Louisville or Vanderbilt were playing, but I’m just more of a Major League Baseball fan. There’s nothing wrong with the college game at all -- I enjoy it when I am really into … Continue reading Christ’s ambassadors even when we don’t know who is watching
(Note: Ray Vencill died on June 28. His legacy and Christian influence on those he coached and taught will continue for years. This story appeared in the June 28, 2017 edition of The Anderson News after an afternoon visit with Mr. Vencil at his home in Elizabethtown.) By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com It’s funny … Continue reading The man who broke a young fan’s heart
Dead period a great thing for Kentucky sports; Praying UK follows Bama and others' lead By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com By now you probably know it’s time for the dead period in Kentucky high school sports. It’s that two-week reprieve from sports the Kentucky High School Athletic Association has had built into its calendar for years. … Continue reading Time to recharge and renew
Highly successful coach enthused about work with FCA VERSAILLES, Ky. -- Even though she was one of Kentucky’s most successful high school coaches, Bug Brown knew it was time to get out. Five years later, she can’t wait to see what each day brings. And she believes it was all part of God’s plan for … Continue reading ‘Bug’ Brown finds new joy in God’s calling
By John Herndon, 110forChrist.com High school graduation season is upon us. It’s a time of excitement and sadness, of looking forward and looking back. It’s a time of smiles and tears, both driven by joy. As this column is typed on May 22, some schools near my home in central Kentucky have already had their … Continue reading Choosing Christ more important than college choice