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Doss High School Marching Band visits WDRB in the Morning  WDRB

The band is planning a Michael Jackson tribute this year.

JCPS ready to show impact of programs as start of school nears  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – After launching major district-wide initiatives like the Backpack of Success Skills and a plan to tackle racial inequities last year, ...

Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame welcomes new class  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame held it's 2019 induction ceremony on Monday night at the Galt House in downtown Louisville.

AT&T pledges $200K to support education in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — AT&T is pledging $200,000 to help the underserved in Louisville, and $50,000 of it will go to Jobs for America's Graduates which is a ...

Butler baseball coach under investigation after players accused of using slurs toward teammate  WDRB

Chris Ryan, who is in his first year as Butler's baseball coach, was pulled from the team April 22 after a player's father raised concerns of other players using ...

Louisville, Kentucky high school cheerleader retro photos  Courier Journal

Take a look back through 70 years of "Rah Rah Sis Boom Bah" from cheerleaders in the Louisville area.

Woman arrested after threat to blow up Doss High School  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A woman has been charged with making a threat to blow up a JCPS high school after she disagreed with conditions that would allow ...

New Doss High School principal ready to make big changes to boost student achievement  WDRB

He's only been on the job a week, but Marty Pollio isn't wasting any time. The new principal at Doss High School says he's looking to make big changes in.

Former Kentucky Wildcat and NBA star Derek Anderson changes lives with Stamina Foundation  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- Former Kentucky Wildcat and NBA star Derek Anderson returns to Louisville to promote "Acts of Kindness." Derek Anderson made ...

OFFICIALS: 18-year-old arrested at Doss High School threatened to hurt 2 students  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Officials say they have arrested a woman at Doss High School after she threatened to harm two students. Shaunaisha Burnley, 18 ...

Butler baseball coach's contract not renewed amid investigation  WDRB

Chris Ryan, a biology teacher at Doss High School, was notified that his contract as Butler's baseball coach will not be renewed for next season, according to ...

Michael Crowe named football coach at Doss High School  The Courier-Journal

Michael Crowe, who has been a girls basketball coach in Louisville the past eight seasons, has been named the football coach at Doss High School.

Todd Stockwell takes over as interim principal of Doss High School  WDRB

A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named the interim principal at Doss High School.

Best of the best: Meet Louisville's 49 outstanding high school seniors for 2019  Courier Journal

They're the best of the best of this year's Louisville high school seniors. Forty-nine public, private and Catholic students who excelled in and out of the classroom ...

Anderson and Branch among six in Class of 2019 for Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - It's a group that includes an Olympic champion, a Super Bowl champ, an NBA Champ and men who broke barriers in college ...

Butler baseball coach let go after players reportedly directed slurs at teammate  Courier Journal

Butler High School's baseball coach reportedly was suspended in April after allegations of a senior player being the target of racial epithets.

State review: JCPS should oust Doss principal  The Courier-Journal

A state leadership review has found that the Doss High principal no longer has the capacity to lead the school and should be removed, even as the review noted ...

Doss High gets career pathway in manufacturing  The Courier-Journal

High school students can "major" in manufacturing, work jobs, earn certifications in new pathway progam.

Alleged Twitter posts result in arrest of Doss High School student  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Doss High School student has been arrested after sheriff's deputies say he made several threats on Twitter, claiming he planned ...

Project CommUNITY: Basketball star Derek Anderson's mission to help the younger generation  WLKY Louisville

Many sports fans in the Commonwealth know the name Derek Anderson - the former basketball star played at Doss High School, the University of Kentucky and ...

Governors, students tout JAG program for at-risk students  WLKY Louisville

The governors from Kentucky, Indiana and Louisiana met in Louisville on Tuesday to tout a national program for at-risk students called JAG, or Jobs for ...

Doss High School student accused of threatening a teacher  WDRB

He allegedly told a teacher, "I'm 18 and I'm gonna [EXPLETIVE] you up and smash your face in."

GE Appliances teaming with schools for new work program  WKYT

GE Appliances says it's teaming with Kentucky's largest school district for an initiative that offers work experience and college tuition for students.

GE Appliances launches student work program, creating 150 jobs  Louisville Business First

Louisville-based GE Appliances is pairing up with Jefferson County Public Schools to help solve some of its own workforce problems and give students new ...

After storied UK basketball career, Derek Anderson now coaches at Male  Courier Journal

Former Kentucky and NBA player Derek Anderson, a 1992 Doss graduate, calls the high school job 'a trial run' for possible run at college or pro job.

Doss High basketball game canceled after Corbin High players' viral video  WAVE 3

After the game, two of the Corbin High School team's athletes posted a video aimed at Knox County players, which was interpreted by some to be racist.

Tony Williams steps down as Doss basketball coach  The Courier-Journal

Tony Williams, who led the Doss High School boys basketball team to back-to-back trips to the Sweet 16, announced after Tuesday's Sixth Region Tournament ...

Doss High principal Marty Pollio named JCPS interim superintendent  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools who has served as a principal for the past decade was named the ...

Doss High School student accused of abusing a teacher  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they have arrested a Doss High School student after he gave a female teacher a chest-bump, then ...

JCPS senior graduates after overcoming a young life of tragedy  WDRB

Stephon Franklin is a leader at Doss High School, both on the basketball court and in the classroom.

Pop-up party at Lincoln Elementary kicks off JCPS program to increase attendance  WDRB

It's the beginning of a district-wide campaign throughout the year to increase attendance.

Teen accused of bringing gun to Louisville high school campus  WAVE

Around 10:30 a.m. September 25, law enforcement personnel swarmed a car behind Doss High School at 7601 St. Andrews Church Road after JCPS received ...

Jeffersontown High principal Marty Pollio named new leader at Doss High  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Jeffersontown High School principal Marty Pollio has been named the new leader at Doss High School by Jefferson County Public ...

What Kentucky football coaches credit for landing 4 Louisville recruits  Courier Journal

LEXINGTON, Ky. — To accomplish its goals in the 2019 recruiting cycle, the Kentucky football staff knew it had a difficult task at hand: turn the city of Louisville ...

Doss High School student accused of damaging dugout at other JCPS school  WDRB

Sheriff's deputies say 18-year-old Melina Helen Jones, a Doss High School student, along with unidentified accomplices, were at the softball dugout, smashing ...

Man dies in PRP house fire  WLKY Louisville

A man died in a house in fire in Pleasure Ridge Park on Saturday. Firefighters were called to a house on St. Andrews Church Road, across from Doss High ...

Moore's Rob Reader named Kentucky High School Football Coach of the Year  Courier Journal

Second-year Moore High School Mustangs coach Rob Reader went 11-2 and led the team to its third round of Class 4A playoffs.

Football signing day tracker: Every Louisville and UK signing  Courier Journal

Kentucky's class is big. Louisville's is smaller. But signing day is a *fresh* start for both football programs.

Why Kayla VanMeter loves south Louisville  WAVE 3

WAVE 3 News' Kayla VanMeter shares her south end story.

JCPS promotes Fern Creek principal to Asst. Superintendent of School Turnaround  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Fern Creek High School principal Dr. Nate Meyer is taking a new job to help other Jefferson County Public Schools succeed.

Football coach Phillip Hawkins leaves Doss High School for Apollo job  The Courier-Journal

Phillip Hawkins has stepped down after four seasons as the football coach at Doss High School to take the same position at Apollo High School in Owensboro.

Western Kentucky football, Tyson Helton add 16 to 2019 signing class  Courier Journal

New Western Kentucky football coach Tyson Helton wasted no time in filling out his first signing class for 2019, adding 16 signees to the roster during ...

Rob Reader leaves Moore football program for Marion County  Courier Journal

Rob Reader, who was named the Courier Journal's Kentucky High School Football Coach of the Year while at Moore last season, has been named the new ...

Wisertown historical marker unveiled in PRP  WHAS (subscription)

A historical marker was unveiled Sunday paying tribute to a family that dates back to the 1800s.

Butler baseball coach won't return as investigation into allegations of racial slurs from players continues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — For 13 years, Chris Ryan has coached high school baseball. This past season was his first at Butler High School and also his last after the ...

50th anniversary Dirt Bowl celebration set for this month

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Louisville basketball staple is turning 50 this year and the city is preparing to celebrate it. Mayor Greg Fischer, organizers and past ...

Meet the Courier Journal All-State football first-team defense  Courier Journal

Here's a look at the 12 members of the Courier Journal's first-team All-State defense, as selected by a statewide vote of coaches. A total of 102 coaches returned ...

Doss High student arrested for assault on fellow student  WAVE 3

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A Doss High School student has been arrested on a warrant charging her with assaulting another student. Syrtira Janeice Kidd, 18, ...

These 13 businesses signed on as JCPS Academies of Louisville partners  Louisville Business First

The idea of the Academies of Louisville program is to prepare students for in-demand, high-wage careers.

Doss athlete, father charged with assault  The Courier-Journal

A Doss High School senior basketball player and his father have been charged with assault after police say a post-game verbal spat over playing time turned ...

Basketball player, father accused of assaulting coach to be arraigned  WLKY Louisville

A court date for an 18-year-old Doss High School basketball player and his father on allegations they attacked the teen's basketball coach.

Doss High School student arrested for robbing student, threatening officers  WAVE

According to an arrest warrant, Reginald Grinter, 18, and another person, took a cell phone and $94.00 from the victim. All three are students at Doss High ...

Bibby emotional after Central knocks off Doss  The Courier-Journal

Sitting alone in the locker room after his team's biggest victory of the season, Central High School boys basketball coach Doug Bibby had tears in his eyes ...

DuBois Academy supports its 'young lions' with new mentoring program  Courier Journal

When the W.E.B. DuBois Academy opened its doors for the first time this August, students and staff were abuzz with excitement and hope for the new school year ...

SEC Football Recruiting: UK lands Shawnkel Knight-Goff over Louisville Cardinals  A Sea Of Blue

Shawnkel Knight-Goff, a weak-side defensive end from Doss High School in Louisville, announced his commitment to Mark Stoops' program tonight. He chose ...

Ex-Doss aide Richard Duncan named coach at J'town  The Courier-Journal

Richard Duncan, an assistant coach at Doss the past four seasons, has been named the boys basketball coach at Jeffersontown.

From the NFL to LMPD, this duo brings a different perspective to the force  Courier Journal

Former NFL players and LMPD officers Jason Hilliard and Isaac Sowells are embracing their second careers and helping the community.

GE Appliances Going High Tech in Recruiting Using Virtual Classroom  IndustryWeek

Other workforce strategies include work/tuition program and hiring recent immigrants to fill a range of jobs.

Jason Neuss named principal of Ballard High School  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Ballard High School's site-based decision making council voted unanimously 7-0 to select Jason Neuss to be the school's next ...

Reactions run gamut on transgender guidelines  The Courier-Journal

JCPS, Gov. Matt Bevin and others respond to the new federal guidelines on bathroom use.

Does your school have a new principal? Here's a list of new faces as JCPS gets ready for another year  The Courier-Journal

More than a dozen schools in JCPS will start their first day of classes with a new principal in charge. Here's who will be leading new campuses.

Parking directions released for graduations at the Kentucky Expo Center  WAVE 3

There's no need to miss the commencement ceremony because you couldn't find what gate to go in at the Kentucky Expo Center.

Mark your calendars, class of 2018. Here's a list of JCPS graduation dates  The Courier-Journal

Here's when and where graduation ceremonies will take place.

Does your kid need a summer job? Here's how to get one and get connected  Courier Journal

Kids who work during the summer are more likely to enroll in college, find employment later in life and are less likely to get into serious trouble.

The New Supe

JCPS' interim superintendent Marty Pollio discusses the district's new path.Photo by Mickie Winters.

Marty Pollio named next JCPS superintendent | Education  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – The nearly eight-month interview for Marty Pollio came to an end Sunday after the Jefferson County Board of Education ...

JCPS grapples with approach to LGBT issues  The Courier-Journal

To help at-risk population, school district panel has undertaken a districtwide look at the challenges.

Former UK basketball star Derek Anderson among six to be inducted into Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame  User-generated content

Six individuals who have made outstanding contributions to sports – dating back nearly a century through recent times – have been selected as the 2019 class ...

Psst... Billy Reed — The South End Can Afford Dreams  Louisville Eccentric Observer

You may have heard a rumor that The South End can't afford the luxury of dreams. I don't think this is a new stereotype (at least for my neck of the South End), ...

From Olympic gold to Super Bowl MVP, Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame's 2019 class shines  Courier Journal

Seven Olympic medals. Super Bowl ring. NBA title. The 2019 Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame class makes history and memories.

JCPS: Transgender order to have little effect  The Courier-Journal

District will continue to provide protections to transgender students, spokeswoman says.

JCPS school board set to approve Class of 2016 graduation dates  WDRB

Seniors in Jefferson County Public Schools would graduate over a three-day period at the end of May, according to a proposal that will be up for school board ...

Doss' Desmond Benham wins state title in Class 2A meet  The Courier-Journal

Desmond Benham helped the Doss High School track & field team end a long dry spell Friday night.

JCPS promotes Glenn Baete to assistant superintendent | News  WDRB

A longtime educator with Jefferson County Public Schools has been named an assistant superintendent for the district who will oversee academics at 23 schools ...

Retro | St. Andrew Cemetery tells SW history  The Courier-Journal

High atop a hill overlooking Pleasure Ridge Park in southwest Louisville, St. Andrew Cemetery pays tribute to family names that are among the best known in ...

Matt Kingsley tapped to be the new principal at Jeffersontown High School  WDRB

Kingsley was previously the Assistant Principal at DuPont Manual High School.

Meet the Man in the Buddy Bat Suit

Louisville native Jeremy Sharfe has been suiting up as Louisville Bats mascot Buddy Bat for the last 16 years.

Fairdale High principal Brad Weston promoted to JCPS assistant superintendent  WDRB

A longtime high school principal has been named an assistant superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools.

Meocha Williams named Scott County High School principal  News- Graphic

The Scott County High School Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council selected Meocha Williams as principal of SCHS. Most recently, Williams served as ...

SEC Football: JJ Weaver picks Kentucky Wildcats: Highlights and Breakdown  A Sea Of Blue

Yahtzee struck on Friday afternoon when all-state defensive-end JJ Weaver announced his commitment to the University of Kentucky during a ceremony at ...

Louisville Bats suspend man behind mascot over 'info received from JCPS'  WDRB

Jeremy Sharfe has been with the team as Buddy Bat for more than 14 years.

KONZ | New principals take over at several JCPS schools for 2015-16 year  WDRB

Several educators are officially taking on their new roles as JCPS principals today. The district is also still looking to fill several principal vacancies.

Kim Salyer named new principal at PRP | News  WDRB

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Pleasure Ridge Park High School has a new principal and she's the first woman to ever serve in that position. Kim Salyer, 44, was ...

Meet Louisville's outstanding high school seniors  The Courier-Journal

Public, private and Catholic students who have excelled in and out of the classroom were honored Tuesday night by Mayor Greg Fischer as recipients of the ...

Tuesday's Kentucky basketball scores and stats  The Courier-Journal

Here are stories, stats and scores from boys and girls basketball games in Louisville and around the Commonwealth on Jan. 3, 2017. STORIES. BOYS. Doss 60 ...

Louisville students join national 'March for Our Lives' to call for stricter gun laws  The Courier-Journal

Louisville students joined thousands of their peers across the country in the "March for Our Lives," a call for stricter gun laws prompted by last month's tragic ...

CPR to be required in Ky's public high schools  The Courier-Journal

If you go into cardiac arrest, the person who saves you just might be a Kentucky high school student. The Kentucky General Assembly passed a bill earlier this ...

13 Louisville teens win YMCA Youth Character Award for 'exceptional leadership'  The Courier-Journal

Youth Character Awards recognize teens who demonstrate exceptional leadership while incorporating the Y values of caring, honesty and respect.

JCPS names Carmen Coleman acting chief academic officer  WDRB

Acting JCPS superintendent Marty Pollio named a longtime educator from Lexington as the district's interim chief academic officer on Friday. She starts Monday.

Scott County at Frederick Douglass high school football game recap November 9, 2018  Lexington Herald-Leader

A recap of the Scott County-Frederick Douglass high school football playoff game played on Friday, November 9, 2018.

Friday Night Lights: Live Kentucky high school football updates, broadcasts  Lexington Herald-Leader

Live updates from high school football games played around Kentucky on Friday, August 24, 2018.

Roundup: Valley sets records from downtown  The Courier-Journal

It didn't matter whether they were shooting from a foot outside the 3-point line or from Fourth Street Live!. Valley High School's boys basketball team wasn't ...

VIDEO: Xavier signee KyKy Tandy threw down a full-on fast break Eastbay dunk during a game  USA TODAY High School Sports

Dekeyvan "KyKy" Tandy's most recent Eastbay dunk on a fastbreak was one of the early season's best.

Kentucky high school football highlights October 26, 2018  Lexington Herald-Leader

Highlights from Kentucky high school football games played on Friday, October 26, 2018.

Amid Louisville's triple-digit murders, a family's painful wait for justice drags out  The Courier-Journal

Her son was murdered in February. Ten months later, she's beginning to wonder if he'll ever get justice.

Transgender teens push for gender identity policies after Atherton decision  WAVE

The school's site-based decision making council voted to add a non-discrimination policy that includes gender identity.

K.C. Goodin named boys basketball coach at Butler  USA TODAY High School Sports

K.C. Goodin, who left Doss High School to become the associate head basketball coach at Kentucky Wesleyan College last season, is heading back to ...

Louisville's Robin Hood drug dealer dies  The Courier-Journal

For 10 years, Reggie Rice was Louisville's biggest drug distributor.

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Mother indicted on capital murder charge in crash that killed baby  WLKY Louisville

A Louisville woman who police said caused a crash that killed a baby last year is now facing a capital murder.

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