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Jaggers owns impressive coaching, Hawk DNA

    (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

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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!

Christ’s ambassadors even when we don’t know who is watching

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

The man who broke a young fan’s heart

(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

‘Bug’ Brown finds new joy in God’s calling

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

Choosing Christ more important than college choice

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