Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

KCU Sports

August 2, 2012

Lady Knights host youth basketball camp

Aug. 1, 2012 —  

Last Tuesday morning officially kicked off the annual KCU Lady Knights basketball camp.

 

 

         Ran by Head Coach Ron Arnett, along with several current KCU players, campers gained invaluable experience from a group of experienced winners.

         The four-time NCCAA Division II defending national champions split the camp into two sections, with boys and girls ages 4-9 meeting from 9 a.m. to noon, and ages 10-16 taking the court from 1 to 4 p.m.

         Instruction ranging from basic fundamentals to advanced dribbling and shooting drills were implemented, allowing participants of all skill levels to better themselves.

         A solid turnout of around 45 kids for both the morning and afternoon sessions made for a success, something even the camp staff took notice of.

         KCU center and camp instructor Monica Stevens said it was a good feeling to be able to give some advice to young hoops hopefuls.

         “It’s great to see these young kids come out here and enjoy the game of basketball,” Stevens said.  “I’ve played this sport pretty much all my life and there is nothing more fulfilling than being able to share some of the knowledge I have gained over the years.”

         Arnett agreed with his player, noting the significance of interest by local youth.

         “In the morning session, the younger kids had a blast, and I am so proud of my girls for the help they gave during the camp,” Arnett said.  “The campers seemed to really grasp the concepts we were trying to teach.”

         Arnett continued, as he described his program’s recent strive to nab local talent.

         “Here at KCU, we have been striving to pick up the best players from our local high schools, and I think we’ve really made great strides in that regard,” Arnett said.  “In the older group, I was very impressed with the skill level that some of these kids displayed.  We had participants from Carter, Elliott, Greenup and other local counties.  Basketball appears to be doing quite well in regards to our local communities.”

Text Only
KCU Sports
  • KCU defeats OU-Chillicothe

    The Kentucky Christian men’s basketball team hosted Ohio University-Chillicothe on Monday night in Grayson.

    February 12, 2014

  • KCU basketball sweeps Johnson University

    On Saturday, Jan.18, the Knights and Lady Knights played host to the Royals of Johnson University from Knoxville, Tenn.

    January 22, 2014

  • Five KCU players named to All-NCCAA Team

    The National Christian College Athletic Association has announced the 2013 All-NCCAA-II Football Squads.

    January 8, 2014

  • Eight KCU players honored

    The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Mid-South Conference announced the selections for their All-Conference Squads on Nov. 20. Kentucky Christian University’s football program had eight players distinguished.

    December 11, 2013

  • Dixon named NCCAA-II Volleyball Coach of the Year

    After finishing the 2013 season strong and securing his 400th win, KCU Volleyball Head Coach Bruce Dixon was named NCCAA - II Mideast Region and National Coach of the Year.

    December 11, 2013

  • KCU basketball competes at Pennsylvania Classic

    Both Kentucky Christian University basketball programs competed in a pre-Thanksgiving classic, traveling to Pennsylvania to play in the Valley Forge Christian College Classic.

    December 4, 2013

  • F-2 Jalen Castille.JPG KCU football falls on Senior Day

    Senior Day ceremonies are always a time of remembrance and a time of honoring the hard work that goes into a successful sports career.

    November 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • F-3 Katelyn Meyer.JPG Knights basketball competes in Super 8 Tournament

    In the Super 8 basketball tournament this weekend, the Kentucky Christian University Knight basketball team seemed to settle into their rhythm just a little more.

    November 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • F-4 KCU Volleyball.jpg KCU Volleyball season ends

    The Kentucky Christian University Volleyball season ended this past week at the NCCAA-II tournament.

    November 20, 2013 1 Photo

  • F-2 KCU Volleyball.jpg KCU volleyball overall No. 1 seed

    Kentucky Christian University’s Lady Knight Volleyball team is headed to the national championship as the overall No. 1 seed.

    November 13, 2013 1 Photo

Poll