Larry Vaught, Author at The Advocate-Messenger


Lee Kiefer ready to pursue Olympic gold and then restart med school at UK

After she became the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in fencing during the Olympics in Tokyo at age 27, Lee Kiefer of ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, April 11, 2024 2:19 pm


Brooks hire generating excitement among UK fanbase

Hiring Kenny Brooks as the new Kentucky women’s basketball coach resonated well in the Bluegrass and seems to have created enthusiasm after two subpar seasons. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, April 5, 2024 1:00 pm


State title cements Perry’s legacy as a scholastic hoops legend

  When Travis Perry was named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball, he said not only was it “really cool,” but he knew what that would add to ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, March 28, 2024 3:00 pm


OSU transfer ready to add to UK running back legacy

After spending two years at Arizona State and then Ohio State, running back Chip Trayanum doesn’t shy away from admitting why he’s now at Kentucky. ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, March 21, 2024 3:15 pm


Confidence fuels Cats sixth man

Kentucky coach John Calipari believes that freshman guard Rob Dillingham has a “worldly self-confidence” that helps make him a special player. “He is another one ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, March 14, 2024 3:16 pm


Erin Coffel worries about wins, not historic numbers

Senior shortstop Erin Coffel came into this season with a chance to reach historic numbers. In 169 career games going into this season, she had ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Friday, March 1, 2024 3:57 pm


Mitchell playing key role in helping Wildcats reach their potential

What did veteran high school coach Tony Bergeron think when ESPN analyst Jay Bilas described his stepson, center Tre Mitchell, as the most indispensable player ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:46 pm


Connection UK coaching staff guided UGA transfer to Cats

Sometimes, a simple relationship that is easy to forget can become a significant development. That’s what happened when Georgia linebacker Jamon “Pops” Dumas-Johnson put his ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Tuesday, February 27, 2024 2:59 pm

Boyle County Sports

Haddix confident in Boyle’s Quisenberry for next season

He might be a bit biased, but Boyle County coach Justin Haddix believes versatile junior Montavin Quisenberry will be the best high school football player ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Thursday, February 8, 2024 6:30 pm


Master repays UK for his college experience

By Larry Vaught Contributing Columnist Jim Master played basketball at Kentucky from 1980-84 for coach Joe Hall and finished his career with 1,283 points, 254 ... Read more

by Larry Vaught, Wednesday, January 31, 2024 9:27 am

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