Larry Vaught, Author at Middlesboro News


Former, current Miss Basketball winners eager to be teammates at Kentucky

Current Kentucky Miss Basketball Amiya Jenkins played AAU basketball with Maddie Scherr, Kentucky’s 2020 Miss Basketball after a brilliant career at Ryle. Scherr, a five-star ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:00 am


Couch proud of what he helped start at UK, sees Stoops taking Cats to even higher level

Larry Vaught Vaught’s Views Tim Couch couldn’t help but smile last season when he watched what offensive coordinator did with the Kentucky offense. He put ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Saturday, June 11, 2022 8:00 am


Hall wanted players to be role models for fans

Roger Harden can still remember listening to Kentucky coach Joe Hall telling him and his teammates how he grew up idolizing UK basketball and even ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 4:33 pm


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 has not seen him. “He is one ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, January 11, 2022 9:31 am


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 in various ways that they have always ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, January 4, 2022 6:33 am


Sumrall ready for head coaching post at Troy

Jon Sumrall will use a lot of what he learned at Kentucky as a player and coach now that he is the head coach at ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, December 29, 2021 11:10 am


Smith bringing High Point team to Rupp Friday

Former Kentucky coach Tubby Smith is now the head coach at High Point and will bring his team to Rupp Arena Friday to play Kentucky. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 9:52 am


Sheppard’s sister was his protector during recruiting process

Before Reed Sheppard finally committed to play basketball at the University of Kentucky where both his parents played, his sister was not convinced he was ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, December 26, 2021 2:31 pm


Square understands why Sumrall took Troy job

Senior linebacker DeAndre Square understood why linebackers coach Jon Sumrall could not pass on the opportunity to be head coach at Troy University. “He’s Big ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, December 16, 2021 10:54 am


Mother of twin UK recruits impressed with Stoops

As speculation continued to spread about Kentucky coach Mark Stoops being a possible candidate at several major schools with job openings, Valerie Wade could not ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, December 5, 2021 7:02 pm

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