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West Carter senior Emily Adkins signed with Kentucky Christian University to continue her volleyball career with the Lady Knights.

Not often does something happen Rex Cooksey hasn’t encountered in his 44 years as a coach, or that Mark Swift hasn’t run across in 22 years as an athletic director.

Ashland coach Bill Bradley’s worries of the Kittens 10-day hiatus were put to rest when Julia Parker single-handedly stole back the lead from the East Carter Lady Raiders last Thursday night.

RACELAND Under the weather last week, West Carter coach Jeremy Webb regained his voice on Monday night and he had great things to say about his team’s performance.

OLIVE HILL Friday was Farmers Night at West Carter, and the Comets’ student section mightily celebrated. They wore straw hats and bib overalls, and the late John Denver’s “Take Me Home, Country Roads” and Craig Morgan’s “International Harvester” wafted over the public address system.

RICHMOND West Carter fell behind Bethlehem nine seconds into the All “A” Classic state tournament quarterfinals on Friday morning and never caught up in a 64-43 loss at Eastern Kentucky’s Paul S. McBrayer Arena.

MOREHEAD A remarkably-shot first half allowed Rowan County to run away with an early lead over West Carter.

RICHMOND West Carter’s defense dominated against Lyon County in the opening round of the All “A” Classic girls state tournament Wednesday.

RICHMOND Owensboro Catholic reeled off the first eight points and rolled past West Carter in the tournament’s Thursday morning opener.

RACELAND The West Carter Lady Comets made it clear in the first five minutes of their 16th Region All “A” Classic semifinal matchup with youthful Bath County on Monday night that there would be no shocking upset on their watch.

RACELAND Successful basketball teams often find ways to make adjustments and overcome adversity in tournament atmospheres.

The West Carter Youth Wrestling Team took part in the 2019 Skyline Bowling Youth Wrestling Battle For The Ring in Gallipolis, Ohio. Pictured are Lucas Tackett who won first place in his division, taking home the championship ring, and Gabe Caudill who got second place in his division.

A low scoring affair at ends with West Carter coming out on top in the first East-West game of the 2019-2020 season.

West Youth Wrestling brought home some hardware Sunday, Jan. 12 at the Ashland Mini Cats Youth Wrestling Tournament.

OLIVE HILL There was no tribal council Friday and nobody was voted off an island, but West Carter’s girls basketball team persevered against East Carter as surely as the participants on Survivor 40.

GRAYSON Neither Brandon Baker nor the East Carter boys basketball team he coaches considered Friday’s game against visiting Russell special.

GRAYSON – Several days to reflect on Johnson Central’s second state football title left coach Jim Matney appreciating it all the more.

GRAYSON – Even as West Carter was preparing to play in the third round of the playoffs for the first time in school history, Daniel Barker took a moment to consider the big picture.

OLIVE HILL – Monday’s Boyd County-West Carter boys basketball game had just ended, and Lions coach Randy Anderson let loose a both-cheeks- bulging sigh of relief.

GRAYSON – Sam O’Keefe caught East Carter’s attention last Tuesday night in the EKC Tournament.

WESTWOOD – Veteran East Carter head basketball coach Brandon Baker knew Fairview would be ready to play Thursday night in Westwood and he was right.

West Carter Youth Wrestling brought home some medals at the Johnson Central Youth Tournament on Sunday, Dec. 12.

OWINGSVILLE – East Carter started slow but finished strong Saturday afternoon in a 58-45 win over Bath County in the opening round of the EKC Tournament.

Midway University’s newest women’s basketball signee spent part of Tuesday evening watching the Eagles defeat Kentucky Christian University, 72-69.

GRAYSON – Ethan Miller’s exceptional year earned him a spot on the 2019 East All State Honorable mentions. Miller was the only Raider to get voted to this year’s team and was also voted to the 2019 State Tournament team.

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