Bunny Daugherty

(Sacred Heart Academy, Louisville, KY) An innovator, trailblazer, leader, pioneer, and mentor have been some of the words used to describe Coach Daugherty’s efforts in the promotion of girls athletics. Coaching basketball for over 40 years, she was coaching basketball long before it came back on the KHSAA scene in 1975. She was recognized as…

Beth Wilkerson Hammond

(Paris High School, Paris, KY) A Kentucky Miss Basketball in 1979, Beth was also recognized as a 1st team Parade All-American. She was selected by the state’s sportswriters as Kentucky’s Female Athlete of the Year, a member of the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Team, and a recipient of the national ‘Hertz #1 Award’. She scored over 1600…

Lisa Harrison

(Southern High School, Louisville, KY) Scoring a tournament total of 98 points, Lisa led her Southern High School Trojans to the KHSAA State Championship in 1988. Lisa was also named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. In addition to being named Kentucky’s Miss Basketball in 1989, she was also named the Converse, Gatorade, Naismith, and USA…

Crystal Kelly

(Sacred Heart Academy, Louisville, KY) A two-time Gatorade Player of the Year, Crystal was part of the Sacred Heart KHSAA State championship teams of 2002, 2003, and 2004. Named MVP 2003. In 2004, she was named Associated Press Player of the Year and All-American by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), Street and Smith, and…

Al Prewitt

(Henry Clay High School, Lexington, KY) As a player and then as the coach, his home was always at Henry Clay High. His coaching career record of wins and losses was 654-237. The Blue Devil teams made eight (8) KHSAA Sweet Sixteen appearances earning a state title in 1983, in a classic game with Carlisle…

Dale Mabrey

(Pleasure Ridge Park High SChool, Louisville, KY) In 1981, Coach Mabrey began his head coaching career. For the last thirty-two years, he has been at one place and that is PRP. This year he reached a milestone of 800 + wins, a mark that only about 50 coaches in the United States have attained. His…

John Oldham

(Hartford High School) A basketball star, Johnny led the Hartford Mustangs to the 1941 and 1942 KHSAA State Basketball Tournaments. His performance led him to be named to the 1942 All-Tournament team and the Kentucky-Indiana All Star team. His high school career led him to becoming a star player and legendary coach at Western Kentucky…

Vernon Hatton

(Lafayette High SChool, Lexington, KY) He helped lead his Lafayette Generals to the state championship in 1953. In addition to being named to the All-Tournament team, Vernon also received high school All-American status. He was named to the All-State Teams both in 1953 and 1954. Vernon was also named the first Kentucky Mr. Basketball in…

Frank Ramsey

(Madisonville High SChool, Madisonville, KY) A fierce competitor, Frank led his Maroons to consecutive KHSAA State Tournament appearances in 1948 and 1949. He was also named to the All-State Tournament Team in 1949.. Frank went on to have a legendary career at the University of Kentucky, starting on the only undefeated team. He then went…

Corky Withrow

(Central City High School, Central City, KY) Corky led Central City to three consecutive KHSAA Sweet Sixteen appearances, 1954, 1955, and 1956. During his high school career, he scored over 3100 points. He was named first team All-American in 1956 (Dell magazine), and a member of several all-star teams including the Kentucky All Stars in…

Ron King

(Central High School, Louisville, KY) A Central Yellow Jacket, Ron led his team to the 1969 KHSAA State Championship title. Scoring 44 points in the title game, he was named to the Tournament All-State Team. His other accolades included being named a high school All-American, All-State, and Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in 1969. He went on…

Mike Redd

(Seneca High School, Louisville, KY) A three-time All-State performer, Mike led his Seneca team to the KHSAA Sweet Sixteen Title in 1963. Mike averaged 26.5 points a game during his senior year with his silky, smooth style of play. Being selected as part of the All-Tournament Team, Mike was also named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in…

Jack Givens

(Bryan Station High School, Lexington, KY) Jack was named to the All-State Team 1972, 1973, and 1974. All-State Tournament Team in 1972 and 1974. He was a recognized high school All-American player. He was part of the Bryan Station team that made two trips to the state tournament and was named Kentucky’s Mr. Basketball in…

Kenny Higgs

(Owensboro High School, Owensboro, KY)

Kenny was a recognized high school All-American and received All-State Tournament Team recognition the ’72, ’73, and ’74 seasons. In 1972, he helped lead his Owensboro team to the KHSAA State Championship, scoring 28 points in the championship game. He went on to have an outstanding career at LSU.

Todd May

(Virgie High School, Virgie, KY) Todd let his Virgie High School basketball team to the state tournament in 1981 and 1982. He was named to the All-State Tournament Team both years, Most Valuable Player in 1982, and named a member of the high school All-American team. During his high school career, Todd scored over 2500…

Chris Lofton

(Mason County High School, Maysville, KY) Scoring 252 points in 10 state tournament games, 2003 and 2004, and maintaining a record made 17 three-pointers in the 2003 state tournament has kept Chris at the top of the record books. Helping his Royals to the KHSAA State Championship in 2003, he was also named the tournament…