Phil Cox

Cawood High                                       1977-1981 A great ball handler and a deadly shooter, Phil shot a career 58% from the field, 83% from the free throw line, while handing out 190 assists his senior season.  He was Cawood…

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Harold Sergent

Ashland High 1957-1961 Harold was the point guard and floor general for the state champion Ashland Tomcats in the epic 1961 season. The book entitled Teamwork was an accurate depiction of one of Kentucky’s greatest teams.  Harold’s selfless play and outstanding leadership were key elements in the 36-1 championship season.  Harold was named to the…

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Jack Upchurch

Wayne County High                         1953-1957 Until recently, and for over 50 years, Jack had held the all-time scoring record at Wayne County High.  He had a career scoring record of 2,441 points with 1036 rebounds.  His scoring average was over 24 points per game. …

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Charlie Osborne

Flat Gap High                         1952-1957 Known as ‘The Horse’ for his formidable size, and physical play, Charlie Osborne is another one of the great basketball players from the mountains of Kentucky.  He scored 3,647 career points and remains 2nd all-time in the record books. …

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Kyra Elzy

Oldham County High           1992-1996 A two-time All-American selection by Parade Magazine and Street & Smith, Kyra has been recognized as one of the best high school players to come out of Kentucky.  She led her Oldham County team to two KHSAA regional titles and a semi-final appearance in the 1993…

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Mary Taylor Cowles

Marshall County High           1983-1987 In her four varsity playing years, scoring over 1900 points, Mary Taylor helped lead the Marshals to four consecutive KHSAA State Tournament appearances.  One of the tournament runs ended with the 1984 State Championship and an undefeated season of 34-0.  Receiving All-State and All-Tournament honors three…

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Kenneth Kuhn

Male High         1952-1955 Kuhn was a four-sport star (basketball, football, baseball, and track) at Male High School and is recognized as Kentucky’s greatest all-around athlete.  He was named All-State in football and one of the few to be named All-State in basketball for three seasons.  He led Male to the Sweet…

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Coach Greg Todd

Berea High       1992-2006  Lexington Catholic High Coach Todd spent seven seasons as head coach at Berea High School where his team reached the KHSAA State Tournament semi-finals in 1998.  The next seven seasons were spent at Lexington Catholic High where his teams attained 3 KHSAA State Championships and 2 runner-up titles.  He…

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Coach Joe Harper

Brodhead High               1954-1986  Monticello Independent  Wayne County High Although an outstanding athlete, Joe Harper would make his mark as an outstanding coach.  He made six trips to the Sweet Sixteen with his Monticello teams.  He advanced to the quarterfinals twice, the semi-finals twice, and the championship game in…

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Darel Carrier

Bristow High 1956-1960 Known as a prolific scorer, Darel averaged 28 points per game as a freshman, 32 points his junior year and 33 points a game his senior season.  For his career, he scored over 3100 points, averaging more than 30 points a game and finishing as one of the state’s all-time leading scorers. …

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Manuel Forrest

Moore High   1977-1981 Manuel was known for being able to do it all; shoot, handle the ball, and rebound.  He scored more than 3200 points and had over 1700 rebounds during his high school career.  He led the Moore High Mustangs to two state tournament appearances in 1980 and 1981 due to spectacular performances…

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Erin Boley

Elizabethtown High   2012-2016 Being named Miss Kentucky Basketball, a McDonald’s All-American and the Gatorade National Player of the Year in 2016 are just a few of the many basketball accolades that Erin has received.  Averaging 20.7 points, 10 rebounds, four steals, three assists and one block per game as a senior helped to earn…

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Coach Ray Vencil

Richmond Madison High               1962-1978 In his sixteen years of coaching, Coach Vencill had the distinct privilege of taking two different schools to the final game of the KHSAA State Tournament.  In 1969 and 1970, his Richmond Madison Purples made the trip with the 1970 team losing in the…

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Robert Brooks

Richmond Madison High               1966-1970 Named Mr. Kentucky Basketball in 1970, Robert’s career totaled more than 2200 points.  He averaged 16 points a game as a sophomore, 23 points a game as a junior, 27 points a game as a senior and an average of 13 rebounds a game. …

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Lisa Collins

 Laurel County High 1976-1980 A key player of the Laurel County girls’ basketball ‘dynasty’, Lisa led the Cardinals to three (3) KHSAA State Championships; 1977, 1978, 1979.  She scored 140 Sweet Sixteen career points.  Lisa was named a three time All-Stater and was a member of the KHSAA All-Tournament Team in 1979.  She earned All-State…

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Bobby Washington

Dunbar High           1961-1965 Recognized as the ‘Dunbar Kingpin’, ‘the spark’, and a ‘smooth passing southpaw’, Bobby was a strong team leader and competitor.  His offensive punch and defensive leadership led the Bearcats to the 1963, 1964, and 1965 KHSAA State Tournaments.  As a starter and player in 85 games, his…

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