Category: Lexington Sports

Mercer’s Trevon Faulkner is a front-runner for Mr. Basketball

It was the start of the fourth period, and Mercer was down to West Jessamine. The Titan’s Trevon Faulkner went to his team huddle to settle them down. Josh Hamlin remembers, “And Trevon‘s like we’re fine we just need to settle down and calm down. Let’s just work through this as a team and will…
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Wildcats expect dogfight with Vols

Only four home games remain for UK and Tennessee is next on the list for the Wildcats. John Calipari is hoping the fans who enter Rupp Arena give the Cats a distinct home-court advantage. “I’m not listening to hear fans with the loudness, but I know what that building is and what it stands for…
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Former UK player Joey Couch dies at 49

Former UK player and Kentucky All-State Linebacker Joey Couch died Friday night at age 49. Couch was a two-sport athlete and scored 2,000 points when playing with John Pelphrey. Couch’s wife, Angel, posted Friday on her Facebook account that her husband died from an “acute cardiac event” at their home.

JUCO QB Terry Wilson commits to UK

Terry Wilson made his announcement Sunday afternoon when he tweeted his “committed” picture to Big Blue Nation. Wilson will come to UK as a transfer from Garden City Community College. He previously signed with the Oregon Ducks and transferred to the JUCO this past spring. The three-star recruit earned the Jayhawk Conference’s Offensive Player of…
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LCA’s Dillon Wheatley earns Athlete of the Week honors

Lexington Christian High School running back Dillon Wheatley has 1,642 rushing yards and 31 touchdowns this season. Wheatley accounted for 5 touchdowns in LCA’s 42-12 win over Prestonsburg Friday night. “We practiced a lot harder with Logan [Neives] down we knew we’d have to step our game up without him,” said Wheatley. After the game…
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Boyle County’s Tanner Crawford has breakout game against Lexington Catholic

Boyle County beat district rival Lexington Catholic Friday night 48-17. Tanner Crawford was a huge reason the Rebels won the game. He had a season-high 209 rushing yards in the game. Tanner says of his play, “I knew coming into the game that it was going to be a hard game to play because one…
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Henry Clay manager makes big impact on football team

Sports can be a bonding point, something to bring us together and give us perspective. We learned that’s what one special manager has done for Henry Clay. Coach Sam Simpson says about Christian, “Sometimes in life, we can take things too seriously. Christian can take us away for a moment from that.”Christian Massie has worked…
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