High School Sports

UK Football

Competition for football recruits in Kentucky about to turn red-hot

With Kentuckians Jeff Brohm coaching at Purdue and Joker Phillips at Cincinnati, this may well be the best time ever to be an aspiring FBS football player from the state of Kentucky. Yet this could become a challenging time to be an in-state recruiter at the commonwealth’s three Football Bowl Subdivision schools — Kentucky, Louisville and Western Kentucky.

High School Sports

From 2008 - Adam Bender plays baseball on one leg

Adam Bender, 8, was one of several kids who played catcher in Southeastern's rookie league at Veterans Park. Adam played one of the toughest positions on the field with only one leg. He was diagnosed with cancer as a 1-year-old and his left leg was amputated. Adam didn't use a prosthesis, and only used crutches when he reached base for the Astros. Originally published May 30, 2008.

Videos

Henry Clay's Taetum Crawford gets her geek on

Henry Clay sophomore Taetum Crawford talked about her passion for science, and how it makes her a better softball player, on Monday, April 24, 2017.
jmoore@herald-leader.com
Henry Clay's Taetum Crawford gets her geek on 1:54

Henry Clay's Taetum Crawford gets her geek on

Dunbar coach remembers Star Ifeacho: 0:58

Dunbar coach remembers Star Ifeacho: "He touched so many different groups of people"

Lexington's Adam Bender became one of state's top high school wrestlers -- on one leg 2:11

Lexington's Adam Bender became one of state's top high school wrestlers -- on one leg

LCA softball seniors share their favorite riddles 2:04

LCA softball seniors share their favorite riddles