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Tackett, others navigating complex issues of high school sports

Administrators face difficult issues concerning sports.

KHSAA votes for most fall sports to begin competition Sept. 7, football to begin Sept. 11

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Amid a pandemic, athletes in Kentucky just had their fall sport seasons become a bit clearer.  The KHSAA has voted...

“We’re not after football at all costs.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - Next week, a decision looms from the KHSAA. KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett and the Board of Control is set to...

Dependent on COVID-19 data, KHSAA set August 3 as start date for practice

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - On Tuesday, KHSAA Commissioner Julian Tackett told the Kentucky Interim Joint Commission on Education he expects there to be fall...

High school football teams push ahead despite uncertain future

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - The Lexington Catholic football team has returned to the practice field to condition with social distancing guidelines provided by the...

Mr., Miss Kentucky Basketball to air online Sunday

Online auction benefits charity.

Scott County’s Malea Williams signs to play basketball for Louisville

GEORGETOWN, Ky (WTVQ) - Scott County’s Malea Williams will be wearing red again next year, but it will be Louisville red. Williams announcing on...

Tates Creek’s Miles Thomas headed to play for Idaho State

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - If you’ve gone to a Tates Creek football game the last two years, it was a common sight. Luke Duby...

Coaches say re-start a step toward giving kids their life back

Even if just inches, June 15 is an opportunity: coaches

KHSAA approves plans to resume sports activities; waive 2020 dead period

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ)- High school football isn't returning yet, but the KHSAA approved Thursday gradual steps to return to normalcy. During the hour-and-a-half meeting, the...

2020 Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony to be held June 28

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation will present the first-ever virtual Mr. and Miss Kentucky Basketball Awards Ceremony on Sunday, June 28th....

Former South Laurel star to lead Great Crossing football

Bowling brings energy, winning approach to new program

KHSAA honors top softball, other officials

Despite the unfortunate cancellation of the spring sports season, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association still is honoring the outstanding work by licensed officials in each spring sport.

Great Crossing football coach Paul Rains resigns

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - After one year coaching the inaugural season for the Great Crossing Warhawks, head coach Paul Rains is resigning. Rains posted the...

Former Madison Central baseball coach Don Richardson passes away

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) - One of the state’s most legendary baseball coaches has passed away. Former Madison Central baseball and basketball coach Don Richardson...

Browns select former Lafayette star Jedrick Wills with 10th pick

Former Lafayette High School star Jedrick Wills realized a dream Thursday night by being the tenth overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

KHSAA officially cancels spring sports and Sweet Sixteen basketball tournaments

(KHSAA)- With the announcement yesterday of the recommended closure of all K-12 schools to in-person instruction throughout Kentucky for the remainder of the school...

Well-known local basketball coach Bobby Barlow passes away

LEXINGTON, KY (WTVQ) - One of the most accomplished coaches in Kentucky high school basketball history has passed away. Former Bryan Station Head Coach...

Tates Creek Baseball eager to defend state title

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - After taking home the school's fourth state baseball title last season, the Tates Creek Commodores were gearing up to defend...

Local soccer star defending against the best

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) - When West Jessamine Junior Defender Reese Bolton was only about six or seven years old, she was dominating her recreational...