Team Spotlight

Woodford County Girls Basketball, Coach Jay Lucas

by Jennifer Bridges

4th April

Q: Tell us about yourself.  

A:  Married (Debra), two children (Alyssa (20) and Ashley (15)), graduate of Talawanda High School in Oxford Ohio (1979) and Transylvania University (1983) with a double major in Mathematics and Mathematics Education. I received my Masters from UK in Mathematics. Born in Lexington on Nov. 22, 1961 and lived there until we moved to Oxford, Ohio in 1968. Enrolled at Transylvania University to play basketball from 1979-1983 and accepted a teaching/coaching job at Woodford County in 1983. This is my 30th year coaching girls basketball at WCHS and WCMS. I also, coached baseball for 28 years.

Q:  When and how did you decide you wanted to be a coach?

A: In high school and in college I had three great basketball coaches that were a big part of my life; Steve Termeer, Don Lane and Ron Whitson.  I … Read More »

North Hardin Football

by Jennifer Bridges

21st February

 A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to talk with Brent Thompson, Head Football Coach of North Hardin.  I hope you enjoy learning more about him!

Q:  Tell us about yourself.  

A: I have been married for 14 years.  I have 4 children- a 19 year old daughter that attends Sullivan University for culinary arts, and four year old triplets- 2 boys and one girl.  My wife is a nurse at a local hospital.  I graduated from Elizabethtown High in 1993.  I went on to Campbellsville University and graduated in 1998 with a BS in Business Administration.  I coached as a GA in 1997 at Campbellsville.


Q: When and how did you decide you wanted to be a coach?

A: I realized that I loved coaching when I was a GA at CU.  I didn’t pursue this love until I had gone out and … Read More »

Bryan Station High School Football

by Jennifer Bridges

22nd January

Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with Bryan Station Football coach Frank Parks.  Not only is Coach Parks a fantastic coach and person, but also a great friend to Bumblebee Team Sports. I know you will enjoy reading the Q&A below to get to know him a little better.

Q: Tell us about yourself.

A: I am from Richmond, KY married to Rhea Parks. I have 2 daughters Renea (7 mos.) and Reille (3 yrs), and a son Dominic. I played football for Georgetown College (KY) from 1997-1999, graduating with a B.S. in Business Management and a Minor in Communications.  I earned a Master Degree in Business Education and my Rank 1 from the University of Kentucky.

Q: When and how did you decide you wanted to be a coach? If you weren’t coaching, what would you be?

A: I knew early on I wanted to work with kids, and with playing sports … Read More »

Boyle County Girls Track & Field

by Jennifer Bridges

23rd December

Boyle County Girls (team Accomplishments in 2012) 1st place at the Pulaski Invitational 2nd place at the Heart of the Bluegrass at Henry Clay 1st place at the Boyle County Invitational Tied for 1st place with Henry Clay at the Central Kentucky Conference 1st place at the Regional Championship.

As for the State Meet…CAN’T WAIT!