West Point, GA – The KCU women’s basketball team got their first Appalachian Athletic Conference win and it was an all-important conference road win to boot. The Knights beat the Skyhawks of Point University 72-71.

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BARBOURVILLE – Kentucky Christian’s football traveled to south central Kentucky to play the Bulldogs of Union College and came away with the 34-28 road win.

WEST POINT, GA – When 40 minutes had expired at Point University on Saturday evening, nothing had been determined. With the score tied at 78-78, the Knights looked to steal a conference win on the road but that was not to be as the Skyhawks to the win 98-95.

OLIVE HILL – The brown bog in the middle of West Carter’s football field did not stop Nathan Conley.

West Carter Lady Comets volleyball head coach Christie Tackett celebrated her birthday Tuesday night in the best fashion possible, with her first district championship as head coach.

GRAYSON – As soon as Kentucky Christian University football coach and athletic director Corey Fipps arrived on campus three years ago, the first question he asked was where the Hall of Fame was.

GRAYSON – East Carter boys’ soccer continued their record-breaking season with a moment that will never be forgotten in Thursday night’s quarterfinals victory over Prestonsburg.

LLOYD – East Carter knew what was coming: a heave heavenward and descending toward the end zone from one of the state’s top passers, and likely in the direction of one of its top receivers.

MOREHEAD – Fleming County’s girls soccer team was in a circle, supinely stargazing by Rowan County High School’s shot put ring.

MOREHEAD – For just the second time in program history, West Carter will play in the 16th Region Tournament boys soccer semifinals.

Dynamite defense clenched the District championship for West Carter (6-2), the Comets’ second district championship in program history.

Boyd County Lady Lions advanced to the 16th Region semifinals after defeating the West Carter Lady Comets 1-0 in the quarterfinals last Tuesday night.

Grayson – Kentucky Christian University also played host to the Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan in men's soccer and for the longest time eyed a significant upset on the home field in Knights Stadium. With the game tied at 1-1, George Green found the net in the 73rd minute to give TWU the one-…

STANTON – Most of those who ran at Saturday’s Area 7 Championship cross country meet got a preview of the course which will be used for their state qualifier.

Grayson – The Kentucky Christian University Athletic Department is proud to announce the first Hall of Fame class in its illustrious sports history. The 2019 Class is comprised of six distinguished members of the KCU athletic family.

MOREHEAD – There are two rematches in the first round of the 16th Region girls soccer tournament, two first-time face-offs to begin the boys event, a path to a familiar high-stakes boys showdown and two likely favorites on opposite sides of the girls bracket.

It was a tough way to open Appalachian Division play taking on the No. 21 Reinhardt University Eagles but that was the task in front of Kentucky Christian. At the end of play, the Eagle proved they were worthy of their lofty ranking by handing the Knights a 71-21 loss.

Both Kentucky Christian University cross country teams competed at the Greater Louisville Classic. The men finished 39th out of 57 and while the women didn’t qualify for a team score, Sierra Poppell ran an outstanding race.

After winning the first match with the Bulldogs, the Knights traveled south to play Tennessee Wesleyan and seek to earn the regular season sweep. But that was not to be as TWU prevailed in a tightly contested five-set thriller.

West Carter soccer headed into the postseason this week. They hosted the first round 62nd District tournament on the West Carter soccer field Monday and Tuesday night.

The Knights continued their weekend tour through Georgia with a stop at Truett-McConnell College for a tri-match with the Bears and the Eagles of Toccoa Falls College. When KCU had finished play for the day, they had earned a split. Defeating the TFC Eagles 3-2 and dropping a 3-0 decision to…

The KCU volleyball team started their weekend road trip on a good note as they took the first of three scheduled matches by defeating Brenau University 3-2.

Entering the game with the Royals of Warner University, the Knights owned a 2-2 record and following a first half 21-7 lead it appeared they would notch their third win of the season, but that was not to be. Warner stormed back in the second half by posting 56 points and taking the 63-35 win.

Point University traveled the eight hours from the Atlanta area to Grayson for an AAC soccer twin bill. Entering the contest, KCU held a record of 0-6-1 while their opponents stand at 3-6.

Daniel Barker is in only his second season as West Carter’s head football coach, but he sounded a little world-weary in discussing one of the latest changes to Kentucky’s playoff format.

Knights men’s soccer team took to the pitch today against an old and familiar foe in the Tigers of Grace Christian University and used their home-field advantage to take the 3-0 win.

The Kentucky Christian University women’s soccer team continued AAC play as they traveled to Columbia, SC for an afternoon tilt on the pitch. KCU would drop the 2-0 decision to the Koalas of Columbia College.

The KCU women’s volleyball team hosted a Saturday tri-match that featured AAC conference foe Bryan College and long-time rival Ohio Christian University. At the conclusion of play, the Knights had lost a heartbreaking 5-set thriller to the Bryan Lions and defeated the OCU Trailblazers in str…

The Kentucky Christian football team made their way down US-23 to take on Mid-South Conference foe, the UPike Bears, when time had expired the home team owned a 49-38 win.

CANNONSBURG – West Carter’s football team went from ignominy to impressive.

West Carter volleyball bounced back from All-A State with three wins, including a win over last year’s region champions Rowan County. They are approaching their 20th win having entered the sixth week of the regular season 15-6.

West Carter girls’ soccer (4-5-1) have had a successful start to this season’s campaign under first year head coach Emily Hammond.

GRAYSON – East Carter finally wrestled the Barrel trophy from its county rival after nearly watching it slip away.

West Carter girls’ soccer (4-5-1) have had a successful start to this season’s campaign under first year head coach Emily Hammond.

The Kentucky Christian football team entered their game with NCAA I Morehead State University with a level of confidence born from a 2-0 start which included a Top-25 victory. But on their home field, the MSU Eagles were determined not to be victory #3 for the Knights.

The Knights opened true conference play for the first time since joining the Appalachian Athletic Conference. First up was the KCU women's volleyball team and they took a 3-2 victory from the Bulldogs of Tennessee Wesleyan University (15-25, 25-22, 25-21, 22-25, 15-12).

Kentucky Christian traveled to Batavia, Ohio, to play the home-standing Cougars of the University of Cincinnati Clermont and came home with the victory.

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Ms. Margaret Dale Stevens, age 87, of Olive Hill, entered into rest Friday morning, November 15, 2019 at St. Claire Health Care Center in Morehead. She was born May 2, 1932, in Carter County, a daughter of the late William "Rube" and Mary James Stevens. Margaret was a member of the First Bap…