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Stuart Sanders: Scott County coach Billy Hicks’ 1000th basketball victory shows importance of sports

On January 24, Scott County boys’ basketball coach Billy Hicks logged his 1,000th win, making him the first Kentucky High School Athletic Association coach in Kentucky history to reach this mark. Billy Hicks Why is it important to celebrate Coach Hicks’ milestone? Moreover, why is sports history important? I recently spoke with Hicks at the unveiling of the latest Kentucky Historical Society HistoryMobile...

UK student musicians produce, record, and release CD Songs Without Words

At the encouragement of their trombone professor, a group of four UK School of Music students and recent graduates transcribed, performed and produced the CD Songs Without Words, which was released earlier this summer. (Photo provided)   At the encouragement of their trombone professor, a group of four University of Kentucky School of Music students and recent graduates transcribed, performed...