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WKU record-breaking quarterback Doughty, Brohm finish in top four in Sportsman of the Year race

A record-setting year for the WKU Hilltoppers continued on Tuesday night as quarterback Brandon Doughty and head coach Jeff Brohm finished third and fourth, respectively, in the Lexington Herald-Leader’s “Kentucky Sportsman of the Year” voting, the best pair of finishes in WKU history. It is the first time in the 35-year history of the award that two representatives from WKU finished inside the...

Anthony Davis adds Kentucky Sportsman
of the Year award to impressive 2012 honors

Former UK men’s basketball National Player of the Year Anthony Davis was named the Lexington Herald-Leader 2012 Kentucky Sportsman of the Year at the second annual Bluegrass Sports Awards banquet Thursday night.   Davis finished ahead of finalists John Calipari, Teddy Bridgewater, Charlie Strong, Tom Jurich, Randall Cobb, Darius Miller, Dermontti Dawson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and A’dia...

Anthony Davis adds Kentucky Sportsman of the Year award to impressive 2012 honors

Former UK men’s basketball National Player of the Year Anthony Davis was named the Lexington Herald-Leader 2012 Kentucky Sportsman of the Year at the second annual Bluegrass Sports Awards banquet Thursday night.   Davis finished ahead of finalists John Calipari, Teddy Bridgewater, Charlie Strong, Tom Jurich, Randall Cobb, Darius Miller, Dermontti Dawson, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and A’dia...

Jon Hale: Unlikely rise to prominence makes Josh Harrellson state's top 2011 sports figure

What image comes to mind when you think of the 2011 Kentucky sports year?   [widgets_on_pages id=”Jon”] Is it Matt Roark being lifted off the field after the University of Kentucky football team finally took down Tennessee? Is it Brandon Knight sending the Wildcats to the Final Four? Is it the Kentucky Derby or maybe the NBA draft?   Or maybe, like me, when you think about the...