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 …

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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.

RACELAND – For three innings Saturday, Rowan County’s baseball team looked a bit befuddled.

OLIVE HILL – East Carter skipper Jeremiah Shearer made it very clear he only wanted to talk with his starting pitcher Caden McDavid when he made a beeline toward the mound in the second inning Saturday night.

OLIVE HILL – West Carter ace Trevor Callihan was chased from the mound Monday night after tossing his 120th pitch to start the eighth inning of the 62nd District Tournament championship with East Carter.

Down by two going into the bottom of the third, the East Carter Lady Raiders spent four innings battling back to claim their seventh consecutive district title.

The West Carter fifth and sixth grade boys travel basketball team will have a corn hole tournament on Saturday, June 1, at West Carter High School gymnasium at 5 p.m. It will be a double elimination tournament. Cost is $10 per person with the first team receiving trophies.

East Carter senior Trey Scott has lived for baseball since as far as he could remember, so to sign with West Virginia State University last week was a dream come true.

The East Carter Middle School Golf Team competed in the Eastern Kentucky Middle School Golf Conference Tournament on Monday, April 29, at Hidden Cove Golf Course. East Carter won the tournament with a team score of 177. Titus McGlone was the individual champion with a low score of 37. Over 4…

At Thursday’s 16th Region Tennis Coaches meeting at the Ashland Tennis Center, East Carter girls received two top seeds based on their excellent play during the season. Singles player Maria Hayes (freshman) received the #3 seed behind #1 Greenup County, and #2 from Ashland. After a first rou…

East Carter Lady Raiders picked up a second win, 7-5, Friday night during a sixth inning tie breaker.

East Carter Lady Raiders capped off another winning week with a five-inning win over their West Carter rivals.

Even after a slew of talent cycled out and its days of contending appeared behind the Comets, West Carter baseball is staying relevant.

West Carter exacts revenge on rivals at East.

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