As the passing show slows for Thanksgiving, there are people who parade through our lives whom I am immensely thankful.
1. Joe ‘Joker’ Phillips came this way. Three seasons into a five-year deal, he’s out. Some will forget that Kentucky fans abandoned him. Some of us won’t.
The SCSA was well represented by three teams this season in the State Cup. The Galaxy defeated CCS 2-0 and lost to Vine Grove 0-3 in the semi-finals. The Galaxy, a young U14 mixed team, had a great season under coach Brad Gunter and will perform even better next season as they gain experience.
A sparkle in college basketball shines through the money now-and-then.
How perfect that freshman-hyped Kentucky would stagger through a season opener and be saved at the end by Opie Taylor?
Jarrod Polson, kid from the heartland who Rupp Arena fans have urged to shooooooooooooooot! every time he showed up the last two seasons, showed up last week.
After thriving all season long on a stifling defense and a grinding running game, the Spencer County Bears who showed up for Friday night’s first round playoff game against visiting Nelson County didn’t even resemble a shadow of their former selves. The Bears who went 7-3 in the regular season would not have lost 56-14 Friday night.