October 7, 2005
One of the nation's top circuses was in Wilmore on Monday, featuring a cast and crew of over 200 people. The Carson and Barnes big tent was set up on the Ichthus festival grounds where clowns, acrobats, gymnasts, jugglers and trained animals, including five elephants, two tigers and two lions, performed in several show rings simultaneously. The production had a distinct international appeal, with acts from Ukraine, Belarus, Peru, Mexico, Italy and the Netherlands, in addition to the United States.
December 2, 2007
Wendie Austin-Robinson knew her Centre College team would have its hands full with defending national champion DePauw. But she figured facing a surly bunch of Tigers after they had a long winning streak snapped was going to make things even tougher. Which it did. The No. 8 Tigers led by 19 at the half, then broke the game open early in the second half for an 80-55 win over Centre in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference opener for both teams. "I never want them off a loss.
January 22, 2009
LEXINGTON - Rasheem Barrett had a message for Jodie Meeks. "During warm-ups, I told him, 'look, I love you, but you're not going to score 30, 40 or 50 points on us - I know,'" he said afterward. Meeks didn't shatter his own scoring mark of 54 points, but did drop 31 on the Tigers in Kentucky's 73-64 triumph over the Tigers, smiled after he received the message from Barrett. "I just kind of laughed," Meeks said. On a serious note, Meeks and Barrett are close friends and have been since high school.