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North Oldham showing it has what it takes for first regional title

Mustangs expected to battle Oldham, Collins, others in wide-open race By John Herndon for GLICOD When a desperation heave bounded off the goal and the final buzzer sounded, there was no wild celebration from the North Oldham Mustangs Saturday evening. Nor were there any visible sighs of relief after North had handed Louisville Western its …

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The games change but championships are still won the old-fashioned way

Male used traditional formula to oust Trinity by John Herndon for GLICOD LOUISVILLE – I really didn’t know what to expect when GLICOD’s Chris Labar asked if I could work the Trinity at Male state semifinal football game Friday night. Just thinking of the teams lining it up was enough to send a few chills …

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Red-hot Spencer County cools sweating coach with icy victory shower

Bears defense stops John Hardin for school’s first district title by John Herndon for GLICOD TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. – As he made the decision that he knew could backfire either way, Spencer County football coach Mike Marksbury was sweating on a cold night. And regardless of what would happen, he knew he would continue to sweat …

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Henry County’s McKinley Paynter — making an impact one play and one fist bump at a time

Special needs player teaches to laugh and love in all things By John Herndon for GLICOD TAYLORSVILLE, Ky. – McKinley Paynter made sure I got a fist bump Friday night. Oh, I have been fist-bumped, high-fived, low-fived, gotten part of a Gatorade bath and just about everything else you could think of during my career …

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Collins takes playoff preview thriller over West Jessamine

Titans’ lineman made Senior Night extra special By John Herndon for GLICOD If you are a high school football fan and haven’t made your plans for Friday night, Nov. 5, you might want to consider heading to Collins High School for the first round of the Kentucky Class 5A playoffs. Collins will host West Jessamine …

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Boyle County steamrolling along in quest to defend title

Rebels carry championship attitude even when playing over-matched opponents By John Herndon for GLICOD Boyle County just keeps rolling along. Make that steamrolling along toward what the Rebels hope to be back-to-back state 4A championships. Friday night, the Rebels demolished district foe Anderson County, 56-0, in Lawrenceburg. Frankly, it could have been worse. The Rebels …

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