When McCracken County High School played in the state volleyball tournament last week, its fans were led in cheers by a guy wearing a cape, boxing gloves, sunglasses, a Mustangs' T-shirt and a University of Louisville cap.
He was also wielding a small stick-horse. The guy in the get-up was none other than Winston Bennett, the former UK basketball star.
His daughter Jasmine was a senior star for McCracken County this season.
The 6-foot-2 outside hitter signed with Louisville this week.
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Mustangs Coach Tim Whitis said Winston led cheers the last four years.
Bennett said his daughter is "long and athletic and loves volleyball. And she's a 4.0 student. She's brought us so much joy."
Bennett finds it difficult sitting still and watching Jasmine compete.
"So I put all my nerves into cheering as hard as I can," he said.
Bennett stepped down as basketball coach at Mid-Continent University in Mayfield last year. He now sells insurance.