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The Best Player Fordsville Never Had
By Larry Farmer · 2 weeks ago
The Best Player Fordsville Never Had Fordsville was never known as a basketball powerhouse. Every now and then it would have a decent team, but in the best of times it was rarely over .500. ...
The Legend of Carr Creek
By Larry Farmer · 2 weeks ago
The Legend of Carr Creek The Legend of Carr Creek does not refer, in my opinion, to the 1956 basketball team that won the Kentucky State Tournament; it refers to Morton Combs who was the ...
Signs of the 70's
By Larry Farmer · 2 weeks ago
Signs of the 70’s Ronald Reagan was elected President in 1980 and ushered in a conservative era which would last until the Obama presidency. I never saw it coming, but I should have. The signs ...
Fake News
By Larry Farmer · 1 month ago
Fake News We hear a great deal these days about misinformation, disinformation, and fake news. It is leading some people to question the first amendment guarantee on freedom of expression. This is understandable; after all, ...
Greatest Basketball Game I Ever Witnessed
By Larry Farmer · 2 months ago
GREATEST BASKETBALL GAME I EVER WITNESSED The most memorable and exciting basketball game I have ever witnessed took place at the Owensboro Sportscenter on Friday, December 14, 1962. The contestants were Rexi Mundi (Evansville) and ...
Politics at Trinity High School
By Larry Farmer · 2 months ago
Politics at Trinity High School Those who know me realize I am a very conservative person politically. When I attended a teacher In-Service after being hired by Trinity High School in 1985 at age 39, ...
There is a problem with Ukraine
By Larry Farmer · 2 months ago
There is a problem with Ukraine There is something going on in Ukraine which is just not as it appears. Sophistication, complexity, and intrigue are the three best words to describe this beleaguered country. To ...
Rupp and Race
By Larry Farmer · 2 months ago
Rupp & Race A lot has been made over the years about the alleged racism of Adolph Rupp. The media has made a big to do over the issue for many decades. It has plagued ...
Calipari Needs To Go
By Larry Farmer · 2 months ago
Calipari Needs To Go Editor’s note: This article was written in March, 2021 The time has come for Kentucky basketball coach John Calipari to go. I don’t say this based on his ability as a ...
Joe B. Hall, RIP
By Larry Farmer · 2 months ago
Joe B. Hall (RIP) In many ways Joe B. Hall was the Rodney Dangerfield of college basketball. During his reign at Kentucky, there was an often repeated joke: “What do you get when you cross ...