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Larry Vaught, Author at The Advocate-Messenger


Tamme says Barnhart is ‘an incredible man of integrity’

A recent ranking put Kentucky’s Mitch Barnhart among the Southeastern Conference’s worst athletic directors, something that Allison Tamme  — the wife of former UK all-SEC ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:26 pm


Dampier among UK basketball legends

Younger University of Kentucky basketball fans likely don’t even know who Louie Dampier was even though he’s in the Naismith Hall of Fame and could ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 29, 2020 2:21 pm


Players were motivated to play for Sutton

Roger Harden was a senior point guard at Kentucky when Rex Chapman was a high school senior at Owensboro Apollo and signed to play basketball ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, June 1, 2020 9:20 pm

Centre College Sports

Owens excited for track future at Centre

She’s an eight-time national age division champion, has competed internationally and was part of the Olympic developmental program Project Javelin Gold. However, for as long ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:00 pm


Lincoln County star King still learning at UK

She scored over 2,500 points and had 750 rebounds in her high school career at Lincoln County and was nearly a 40 percent shooter from ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:13 pm


Mitchells find many ways to give back to community

Mollie Kregor, director of the Mitchell Family Foundation, says it’s impossible for anyone to fully appreciate what Jenna and Matthew Mitchell do to support so ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:11 pm


UK has plenty of linebackers in NFL

If former Kentucky assistant coach Chuck Smith decides to watch a NFL game, there’s a decent chance he might see one of the linebackers he ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:07 pm


Loss of summer camps could hurt Stoops in recruiting

What impact will not having summer football camps have on Kentucky? Normally coach Mark Stoops and his staff have a variety of camps in June ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Sunday, May 17, 2020 9:04 pm


“Boogie” Watson could be next big thing for UK football

He was not quite the unknown Josh Allen was when he came to Kentucky or totally ignored by Division I football coaches like Calvin Taylor ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:55 am


Big man Anselem a target for Calipari, Cats

By LARRY VAUGHT Growing up in Nigeria, soccer was the sport that Frank Anselem played first. “For African kids, that’s the famous sport. You have ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Monday, May 4, 2020 11:02 am

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