Category: Sports

Lions roar through All-A State Tournament

Roderick Rhodes arrived on Lotts Creek five years ago talking state championships and on Sunday he delivered, as his Cordia Lions won the 2016 All “A” State Championship. It has been quite a journey for Rhodes and Cordia as the…

Diamond Divas win first Babe Ruth Softball crown

  By KAREN JONES CODY In Knott County, for the most part, it has been traditional that young boys have the option to play different sports throughout the year — basketball, baseball, football — but there have been less opportunities…

Celebrating Glen Combs’ career

  By RON O’BRIEN It was a modest ceremony last Thursday night, Feb. 20, that Knott County Central and the Board of Education put together to honor the basketball career of native son Glen Combs. Nothing especially flashy or elaborate.…

KCCHS: success at state tourney

Knott County Central finished the 2013 season strong as they advanced into the quarter-finals of the state tournament. The Patriots finished the season with a sparkling 30-6 record. “It was another great year. I am so proud of the kids…

Good job, Patriots!

By Rick Hall Okay, so my fantasy of the Patriots winning the State Championship was a wash, but they did play well in Lexington. I as proud as a peacock to be an alumnus of KCC. As young as this…

Eagles push IU Southeast to end season

 The Alice Lloyd Eagles traveled to New Albany, Indiana to take on the league’s top-seeded Grenadiers of Indiana University Southeast on Saturday. The match-up was in quarterfinal action  of the KIAC Tournament. The visitors fought tooth and nail with the…

Lady Eagles lose heartbreaker in KIAC Semifinals

The Alice Lloyd Lady Eagles battled Asbury University on Monday afternoon in the semifinals of the KIAC tournament. ALC fought back from a double-figure second half  deficit to cut the lead to one, but missed a shot at the end…

KCC advances to Final Four in All “A”

Simon Christian

Knott Central (20-3) has defeated Owen County (16-4) with a final score of 57-49. They will advance to play Newport Central Catholic (19-2) tomorrow night at 7:30!

Mullins competes in Ky State Golf Tournament

  A Knott County native will compete at the Special Olympics Kentucky State Golf Tournament in August at the Fort Knox Military Base. Wake Mullins is part of the Special Olympics Fayette Co. Golf Team as a Unified team with…