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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.

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.

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.

GRAYSON – Jennifer Clark had never coached before. Matt Clark thought he was finished coaching, at least for now.

After one month of season and nine games, the Raiders remain undefeated. Led by Coach Chris Huddle the Raiders have become quite the team to beat and this year is looking no different.

The West Carter Lady Comets are struggling with numbers this season. They started with 12 girls on the roster. In a sport that fields 11 players, the team will have to be super wary of the injury bug.

Join the West Carter football at a home game Friday, Sept. 6, in honoring the 1994 WC Comet Football team in the 25th anniversary of the first team in school history to make the playoffs. Players and staff from the 1994 team are invited to a tailgate beginning at 5:30 p.m. The team and staff…

It’s a new year and a new district for the West Carter Comets’ football team.

The East Carter Raiders, unfazed by the new district alignments, have their eyes set on continuing to build a winning tradition under Coach Tim Champlin.

West Carter 1& 2 Rockets beat the 1& 2 East Carter Raiders 34-0 in the first round then beat Greenup in the championship, 32-22. From left are front row, Pierce Bailey, Easton Kitchen, Landen Boggs, Grant Richards, Tyson Hall, Trenton Walton, Cam Stevens, Cam Jordan; back row, Sylas …

Friday’s Eastern Kentucky Conference Grido- Rama will for the first time feature scrimmages at three locations on the same night.

Tyler Preston Dean, son of Clifton and Renita Dean of Grove City, Ohio, and grandson of Hobert and Sonja Dean of Olive Hill, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Hiram College in Ohio.

One of the most dominant athletes in northeastern Kentucky history is one step away from the most prestigious event in her sport.

The 8U Muskies ended the 8U 2019 season as the Champions of the Papa John’s Red River Tournament in Stanton. The Muskies went 4-0 on the weekend beating Powell County Pirates, Southeastern Lexington Bombers, Georgetown Tigers, and the Cynthiana Bulldogs. The 8Under Muskies will now be moving…

The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed new steps to make it more convenient for people to obtain their hunter education certification, set elk permit quotas for the 2020-21 season and adopted fishing regulations for newly introduced cutthroat trout at its June 7 quarterly meeting.

Christian Rivers-Glover finished his senior season with high marks as the West Carter Comets quarterback and as a West Carter Comets track athlete.

ASHLAND – When Don Ashby initially ordered Grant Slater’s All-Star jersey, he mistakenly inserted a “D” in place of the “T.”

MOREHEAD – The 13th Region used its offensive prowess to string together key hits when needed en route to claiming the title at the Southeastern Softball Showcase, the annual tournament featuring All-Star teams comprised of juniors and seniors from the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Regions, whic…

The Olive Hill Little Leaguers surged past Morehead, 14-4, during Friday night’s game to break out of the loser bracket and advance to Saturday’s 9-11 District 6 baseball Championship.

Going into the softball season, everyone knew that filling the role Montana Fouts played as the Lady Raiders’ ace and cleanup the last four seasons was going to be an impossible task, but someone was going to have to do it. The job was left to freshman pitcher Skylier Bloemer.

The West Carter Archery Team competed in state level competition on Saturday, June 15, taking first through third places in High School Female Traditional and High School Male Traditional competitions, and third place in the Middle School Male Traditional competition. In the high school cate…

A rich history with the East Carter basketball program made Jeff Damron the perfect candidate for head coach of the East Carter Lady Raiders basketball team.

LUCAS — The weekend after Memorial Day for more than three decades, people from all over the U.S. and some from other nations have converged at Barren River Lake State Resort Park for the Glasgow Highland Games.

The one thing about Caroline and Lucas Young that isn’t almost exactly the same is their personality. Jeremiah Shearer noticed that when he taught the senior fraternal twins in freshman social studies at East Carter High School.

RACELAND – Matt Clark just wanted to make himself clear.

The Lady Comets softball team couldn’t compete with the heat. It wasn’t just the weather. The Rowan County Lady Vikings brought warm bats to the first round of last week’s 16 region tournament to defeat the Lady Comets, 10-1.

East Carter Lady Raiders suffered a tough loss to Raceland, the regional runners up, in the first round of the 16th Region tournament.

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Garnet Louise Estepp, age 87, passed away Friday, October 11, 2019 in Grove City, OH. She was born in Grahn, KY and graduated from Olive Hill High School, Olive Hill, KY. She worked for many years for Buckeye Steel and retired from Worthington Steel. She is preceded in death by her husband, …