After Clay County won the first boys’ state basketball championship in 1987 for a team from the Eastern Kentucky mountains since Carr Creek in 1956, Coach Bobby Keith, front right, and and star player Richie Farmer, directly behind Keith wearing medallion, celebrated atop a fire truck as they returned to home.
After Clay County won the first boys’ state basketball championship in 1987 for a team from the Eastern Kentucky mountains since Carr Creek in 1956, Coach Bobby Keith, front right, and and star player Richie Farmer, directly behind Keith wearing medallion, celebrated atop a fire truck as they returned to home. Breck Smither
After Clay County won the first boys’ state basketball championship in 1987 for a team from the Eastern Kentucky mountains since Carr Creek in 1956, Coach Bobby Keith, front right, and and star player Richie Farmer, directly behind Keith wearing medallion, celebrated atop a fire truck as they returned to home. Breck Smither

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