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More than 20,000 fans in the Carrier Dome may have been a bit nervous for their No. 14 Syracuse team Saturday. Morehead State battled the Orange for the entire 40 minutes before finally falling 84-70 in the second game of the 2K Empire Classic.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Before work every day, Morehead State head men’s basketball coach Preston Spradlin sets up a detour on his route to campus. He picks a local restaurant, coffee shop or dry cleaner to stop by. He says hello to local residents, team supporters and sponsors.

In the final home game for Morehead State's four-player senior class, the Eagles send their seniors out in style, dispatching Belmont in three sets. The victory secured the Eagles (20-9, 11-5 OVC) their first 20-win campaign since 2013 as the Eagles locked in the #3 seed in the OVC Tournament.

Morehead State football piled up 472 total offensive yards, but a 2-for-14 day on third down chances hurt the Eagles Saturday at Stetson as the Hatters pulled away for a 48-24 defeat of MSU at Spec Martin Stadium.

Viking Cross County saw a glimpse of a promising future in Saturday’s state meet.

Morehead State men's basketball got its first taste of outside competition for 2018-19 Thursday night at Johnson Arena, defeating Berea 98-47 in an exhibition matchup.

Behind a 28-point outing by Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference senior guard Miranda Crockett, the Morehead State women's basketball team defeated Shawnee State (Ohio) 82-70 in an exhibition on Monday evening at Johnson Arena.

After winning back-to-back games for the first time since 2015, the Morehead State football team absorbed a 48-21 setback to Pioneer Football League foe Marist on a damp Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

The Greenwood Lady Gators chomped down on the Rowan County Valkyries in the first round of state.

Rowan County girls’ cross country raced into the history books Saturday at the Region 7 class AA meet.

Morehead State men's basketball got its first taste of outside competition for 2018-19 Thursday night at Johnson Arena, defeating Berea 98-47 in an exhibition matchup.

FLATWOODS – Two of the region’s best teams battled for 80 minutes on Tuesday night, but unfortunately the fight continued long after the final horn.

In front of a season-best homecoming crowd of 8,145, the Morehead State football team survived a late charge from Pioneer Football League opponent Valparaiso and scored a 31-24 victory on Saturday afternoon at Jayne Stadium.

Rowan County Valkyries bring home another regional title after beating Boyd, 3-0, in the regional finals last Thursday night at Fairview.

The 8th grade Lady Vikings brought home the OVC Championship trophy for the second year in a row on Thursday, Oct. 11 defeating Russell 45 to 28. At the end of the first quarter, the Vikings were leading 12 to 4, and they never looked back. Haven Ford led the team with 16 points. Heliana Rog…

WESTWOOD Ashland’s hopes of advancing into the semifinals of the 16th Region Volleyball Tournament were gone in a “Breeze” on Tuesday night at Fairview High School.

While they didn’t claim victory at the inaugural Kentucky Cup Longrifle Match Saturday, Morehead State's rifle team did accomplish two amazing feats. The Eagles set school records for smallbore score and overall score, shooting at Kentucky’s Barker Hall Range.

With a flat, fast course and nearly perfect weather conditions, the Morehead State cross country teams saw more school records established Friday at the Royals Challenge at McAlpine Creek Park.

FLATWOODS – Even as Rowan County has built what’s believed to be the winningest boys soccer season in northeastern Kentucky history, at 21 victories and counting, Max Hammond III has felt the Vikings haven’t hit their best possible soccer.

LLOYD – With the two-time defending champions looming, Rowan County coach Alan Evans wanted his team to focus on the present and not look toward the future.

The Rowan County girls’ soccer team had the Menifee County Lady Cats crying for mercy Monday night in the 61st District tournament.

The Rowan County boys’ soccer team (19-1) broke the team’s previous win record with a 7-1 win over Menifee County in the first round of the district tournament.

Rowan County football was top to bottom ready for a win Friday night.

MOREHEAD – Thirty or so football fans likely were overjoyed Saturday. Those are the folks who rooted for the University of San Diego, and they had a grand time because the Toreros took out Morehead State, 51-34, at Jayne Stadium.

Rowan County Lady Vikings soccer celebrated a big 3-1 win over Ashland.

The Rowan County Valkyries have undoubtedly shocked the 16th Region as they entered the final week of the regular season undefeated in regional play.

The world-famous Harlem Wizards will visit Rowan County Senior High School on Monday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. for an evening of fun and fundraising.

Rowan County cross country swept the Morgan County Sorghum run Sept. 25.

If you didn’t feel a rush watching Greenup County and Rowan County play on Friday night, you might need to get yourself checked out.

Rowan County’s Sara Shay and Reagan Fletcher competed Monday at the 11th Region Golf Tournament at Eagle Trace in Morehead.

In conjunction with National Library Card Sign-Up Month, Morehead State Athletics and the Rowan County Library have partnered for limited edition “One Town One Team” library cards to promote community engagement, literacy and the use of public libraries.

The 8th grade Lady Vikings won the East Kentucky Hoop Fest tournament in Morgan County over the weekend defeating Johnson County, 41-16, and Bath County, 35-23.

The Rowan County girls’ soccer team has not let recent losses discourage them; likewise, it has helped boost team confidence.

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