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Motivated, talented and experienced, Lexington Christian focuses on Class 2A state championship

(KyForward is previewing the upcoming football season for many high school programs in Central Kentucky. The season is scheduled to begin Sept. 11.) By Chad Hensley Special to KyForward Somerset captured the Class 2A state championship last season, but the Briar Jumpers nearly didn’t make it out of the second round of the playoffs. Just ask the players and coaches at Lexington Christian Academy. Lexington...

Kentucky FIRST LEGO League state championship Saturday at Northern Kentucky University

Northern Kentucky University will once again host the Kentucky FIRST LEGO League (FLL) state championship on Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. Nearly 500 students from across the Commonwealth will meet in NKU’s Regents Hall to find out if they have what it takes to build the best LEGO-built robot in the state. Winners from 2019 Kentucky FIRST LEGO League state championship (Image provided) The joint...

Trinity takes boys Sweet Sixteen state championship behind humble senior MVP David Johnson

By Mike Fields Kentucky High School Athletic Association David Johnson has to be one the most self-effacing, ego-averse MVPs in the history of the Sweet Sixteen. After the gifted 6-foot-5 senior had 22 points, 12 rebounds, 4 blocked shots and 2 assists to spark Trinity past Scott County 50-40 in the finals of the 102nd Boys’ State Basketball Tournament in Rupp Arena on Sunday afternoon, he steadfastly...