It was a special day for Lynn Camp’s Makenzie Grant as she signed a letter of intent to play softball for Alice Lloyd College.
Most student-athletes have one or two chances to compete for a region title, if any, but for Barbourville’s Whitney Messer it was an eight-year journey that finally ended in triumph.
Knox Central’s Zach Patterson is coming off an injury that earned him recognition as the most inspirational story at the Tripsy awards this year, but the upcoming senior is ready to move on and put together a memorable senior year.
It takes a lot of hard-work, skill and determination to win a region title, but when an eighth-grader is able to do it at the high school level, it's nothing short of amazing.
Being named KHSAA player of the year in any sport at any school is a great accomplishment, but when Lynn Camp's Julia Shepherd was named KHSAA Female Archer of the Year, it was a statement for all athletes from a small school.