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Mountain Lions top Owsley, fall to Letcher

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer The Pineville Mountain Lions showed a strong shooting game against visiting Owsley County ...

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Jim Ross wouldn’t die with a lie in his mouth

This stone marks the grave of Benedict Rhodes, the victim of the April 1888 murder in Brandenburg, Kentucky. ...

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Cats pay tribute to Hall, crush Vols

LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky crushed its oldest rival in a performance late Kentucky coach Joe B. Hall ...

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Legendary UK coach Joe B. Hall dies at age 93

  Former University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach Joe B. Hall passed away Saturday morning. He was 93. ...

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Faith builder: Tshiebwe invites God into everything he does on and off court

Oscar Tshiebwe didn’t start playing basketball until he was 15. That’s when he traded his soccer cleats for ...

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Faith in God, pet dog the ‘secret sauce’ for Mintz

Kentucky’s Davion Mintz guards Georgia’s Aaron Cook Saturday at Rupp Arena. – Photo by Jeff Moreland LEXINGTON, Ky. ...

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Cats ‘let go of the rope’ late, but hang on to beat Commodores for SEC road win

It took three attempts but Kentucky got a breakthrough on the road Tuesday night with a 78-66 win ...

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Fourth quarter lifts Middlesboro over Pineville in All “A”

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer The Pineville Mountain Lions led most of the first three quarters on Saturday ...

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There’s nobody like Oscar:
Tshiebwe seen by teammates, coaches as a unique talent

If there is another player in the country like Kentucky junior center Oscar Tshiebwe, UK teammate Davion Mintz ...

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Elks Lodge donates to Red Bird Mission

Thanks to a grant from the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks National Foundation, Middlesboro Elks Lodge #119 ...

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Free throws send Bobcats past South Laurel, 72-56

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer LONDON – Bell County connected on 16 of 18 free throws on Saturday ...

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TyTy passes test, sets school assist mark in win;
Tshiebwe posts double-double

Oscar Tshiebwe dunks the ball after grabbing a rebound against Georgia. Tshiebwe finished with a team-high 29 points ...

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Kentucky offense stalls without sparkplug Wheeler in loss to Tigers

Kentucky struggled without its point guard and couldn’t recover with a makeshift lineup in a 65-60 loss at ...

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Pineville downs Trimble in Don Franklin Classic

By PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing Writer The Pineville Lady Lions claimed a 70-53 win over Trimble County during the ...

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Smith won games, touched lives in Lexington;
Former UK coach honored with jersey retirement

Tubby Smith not only won a national championship at Kentucky, but he also touched a lot of people ...

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Fourth-quarter free throws send Bobcats to victory

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer LOG MOUNTAIN — Bell County held a double-digit advantage in the fourth quarter ...

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Beshear declares state of emergency due to severe weather across much of Kentucky

Tornadoes, thunderstorms, and flash flooding cause damage in multiple counties Gov. Andy Beshear declared a State of Emergency ...

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Gent leads Middlesboro to win

BY PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer Senior guard Grace Gent fired in 27 points on Friday as Middlesboro rolled ...

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Pineville falls to Lynn Camp in Chain Rock Classic

By PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer Senior guard Micah Engle poured in 24 points while Gavin Allen, a senior ...

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Fourth quarter dooms Yellow Jackets

By PAUL LUNSFORD Contributing writer Middlesboro held Menifee County to five points in the second quarter – but ...