Kentucky All “A” Classic canceled due to weather

Winter storm causes cancelation of the small school basketball tournament.

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LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Due to the winter storm that blanketed Kentucky this week, the Kentucky All “A” Tournament has been canceled.
Officials with the tournament had delayed the start of the tournament from Monday to Tuesday, but with teams coming from all across the state, they decided to cancel the tournament.

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The All “A” classic was first played in January of 1980 as a basketball tournament for all the small schools in Kentucky. 16 boy’s and girl’s teams compete for the title of the best small school basketball team in Kentucky.

Bethlehem (girls) and St. Henry (boys) are the reigning champions.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com