I watched Robbie Lucas as a Lincoln County High School football player. I watched him as a Lincoln County head football coach. I watched him as a Somerset football assistant coach and then Somerset head coach. He never changed. As his long-time friend Jason Boyle of Lincoln County said, “He was

As sweet as they come

Abby Steiner with the Mercer County girls after they won the Class AA state track team title. (Mercer County Track Photo) After dominating the Class AA state track competition Friday and winning both the girls and boys team championships, Mercer County athletes took their time getting off the University of Kentucky

Somebody please explain

Kentucky senior swimmer Riley Gaines has already been on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Fox News and “Inside Edition” — another national TV show — and Wednesday will be in Frankfort  to testify when the Kentucky legislature votes to override the veto of Senate Bill 83 that would ban transgender girls from

Centre and Callie a perfect fit

No one is more surprised that she is Southern Athletic Association Newcomer and Swimmer of the Year than Centre College freshman Callie West. “At first I did not want to come to Centre at all,” said West, a Lexington native. “I felt it would be like moving home. I wanted to

Another Danville Championship–Special Olympics Style

DANVILLE, Ky. - As much as Tori Brown would like to take credit for such a large turnout of Centre College student-athletes at Sunday's Special Olympics flag football region championship, she said it was all about the students. Brown is Centre's softball coach but is also in charge of community service for the athletics

Sharing The Gold

Olympic Gold Medalist Lee Kiefer and husband, Gerek Meinhardt, celebrate their victories at the Tokyo Olympics (Photo Credit Lee Kiefer) What do you do with an Olympic gold medal? If you are Lexington’s Lee Kiefer, you figure out a way to share the medal with others. “We have a few upcoming trips

Daddy’s Girl Wins Gold

Lexington’s Lee Kiefer shows the emotion of becoming the first U.S. foil fencer to win an Olympic Gold Medal. (USA Fencing Photo) Years ago his daughter’s coach told Dr. Steve Kiefer that she possessed special abilities in her sport. “Yeah, and pay for more lessons,” said Kiefer. It’s a message many parents have

Six Degrees Of Lydia Jacoby

Seventeen-year-old Lydia Jacoby, center, was all smiles with the gold medal around her neck Monday. (Team USA Photo) Jonathan Boswell is a 2018 University of Kentucky graduate from Lexington who works in the tourism industry and just happens to be working in Seward, Alaska, now for a  company that does cruises