West Carter Comets could not overcome a slow first half. They fell 71-61 to the Rowan County Vikings in the EKC finals.

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The Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) continues to expand its reach with the addition of a new full-time member in Kentucky Christian University effective for the 2019-20 season.

The Kentucky Christian University Lady Knights traveled to the University of Cincinnati-Clermont on Friday night to take on the Cougars. After four quarters of action, KCU came out on top as they defeated Clermont 80-57.

Three Lady Knights have been named to the NCCAA I All-Mideast Region team. Kaylee Limings, Bri Price, and Savanna Smith were selected for their season-long play and the consistency of their efforts game-in and game-out.

Allie Stone toppled rivals at East Carter with 40 points in the Lady Comets’ season opener. Stone and the Lady Comets defeated the Lady Raiders, 88-44.

With the game tied at 91, Shawnee State’s Gavin Brown was called upon to take a pressure-packed shot as the shot clock was running down and he delivered a three-pointer from the corner to provide the Bears with the victory.

Johnson University-TN was Saturday’s opponent for the final day of the Kentucky Christian University “Super 8” Classic. The Lady Knights and Royals battled throughout a very tightly contested game with KCU pulling out a 67-63 victory.

East Carter dropped a district match up to Elliott County last Thursday night, 70-36.

The West Carter Lady Comets senior point guard Hannah Bear will not be hanging up her basketball shoes at the end of the season.

The Knights were on the road again with this stop at Union College. KCU took on the Bulldogs and ran into a buzz saw. UC scored 69 first half points and never looked back as they won the game 120-82.

The Kentucky Christian University Knight's men's soccer team defeated the Kansas Christian College Falcons 2-0 to earn a trip to the NCCAA II Men's Soccer National Championship game.

The David Iery Foundation is hosting a Diamond Dinner Thursday, Nov. 15, starting at 5 p.m. at the Carter House in Vanceburg, featuring former professional baseball players Al Oliver, Doug Flynn, Ron Oester, Tom Browning, Don Gullett and associate scout for the Cubs Tom Posey.

ASHLAND – Along with being in the pitching circle, Mykayla Akers has her future off-the-field plans squared away, too.

Approximately 30 billiards enthusiasts gathered in Grayson Saturday evening for a major practice session before Monday's weekly tournament at Bayso's Sports Pub. Organizers use a handicap system to level the play and scoring as teams compete weekly in Grayson for a chance to earn a spot in n…

The Knights football team traveled to Columbia, KY for their season finale. As the current #18 team in the NAIA, KCU had its work cut out for them and after putting up 14 points in the first quarter, the Blue Raiders had established control of this game.

Kentucky Christian continues its early season road journey as they traveled last week to take on the Mountaineers of Berea College. The Knights gave Berea all they could handle but in the end, the home court was the difference as BC won 107-99.

Kentucky Christian University made their way to the Chicago area for a weekend tournament at Trinity International University. First up for the Lady Knights were the Maple Leafs of Goshen College. Goshen opened a nine-point lead at the end of the first quarter and never looked back as they d…

Deerfield, IL – The Kentucky Christian University women's basketball team got the split for their efforts in game two of the Trinity International University Trojan Classic by defeating Emmaus Bible College 72-68.

The honors season upon us, yet another Kentucky Christian University athlete has been tabbed to the all-conference teams. KCU junior, Abby Smith, has been named to the All-A.I.I. Women’s Soccer 2nd Team.

Kentucky Christian University played in the Appalachian Wireless Classic hosted by the University of Pikeville last weekend and though they don’t have a victory to show for their efforts, definite progress was made at the event.

In a game that statistically was very close, the final score was not indicative of the effort given. Cumberland won by a 41-22 margin and produced a goal-line stand in the first quarter that set the tone for their play throughout the remainder of the game.

The No. 1 seeded Kentucky Christian University men’s soccer team opened play in the NCCAA II Mideast Region soccer tournament against Boyce College, the region’s #4 seed. When the final horn had sounded, KCU had won their way into the region championship game with a 7-1 win.

East Carter concluded a successful cross-country season with five competitors in Saturday’s state meet.

SAINT MATTHEWS – West Carter’s bid for a postseason road victory was thwarted by two late turnovers on Friday night.

West Carter Football will host their annual turkey dinner Sunday, Nov. 4, at the West Carter High School Cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $8 per meal, ages 4 and under are free. Dine in and carryout options are available.

On what is the shortest road trip Kentucky Christian can take, the Lady Knights women’s basketball team made their way to Shawnee State University for an early season contest. Unfortunately for the women from KCU there were several hungry Bears lying in wait for their victims.

CANNONSBURG – After a scintillating 17-or-so minutes, it’s Comedy Hour for Boyd County’s cross country team.

The Kentucky Christian University football team got their first MSC Bluegrass Division win of the season as they traveled to Cincinnati Christian University on the last Saturday in October. The 24-19 victory brought their 2018 divisional record to 1-3.

OLIVE HILL – West Carter started hot and didn’t step off the gas until the third quarter. The Comets prompted a running clock during the second quarter of a 57-0 rout of Fairview on Friday night at home to achieve a winning regular season under first-year coach Daniel Barker.

Coming off his impressive victory to claim the KY State Boxing Title in July local boxer Bill Yates is now determined to add more hardware to the trophy case.

FLATWOODS – Fleming County kept West Carter goalie Jody Ingles and his defense busy early on as part of the Panthers’ game plan.

WESTWOOD – Five-set matches have become the norm for Boyd County this postseason.

West Carter 1st and 2nd JFL win another bowl. First round on Oct. 14, West defeated Raceland 28-0 to advance in the finals. On Oct. 20, West defeated Greenup 34-12 for the championship and out the Greenup County Bowl champs. From left are Eli Hanshaw, Landen Boggs, Kameron Jordan, Tyson Hall…

LLOYD – With the two-time defending champions looming, Rowan County coach Alan Evans wanted his team to focus on the present and not look toward the future.

FLATWOODS – Boyd County’s fourth trip to the 16th Region boys soccer final proved to be the charm.

The Knights took their newly anointed No. 1 ranking to Bob Jones University and were given a rude welcome as the Bruins defeated KCU 0-3.

Kentucky Christian made its way to McKenzie, Tennessee, for their second divisional contest of the 2018 season. The Bethel Wildcats entered the game as the No. 9 team in the newest NAIA Top-25 poll and on this day, they lived up to their lofty ranking as they handily defeated their opponents…

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