Tag Archive: Lane Goodwin

Guest post: Nerlens Noel’s UK legacy will be what he did off the court for others

Vaught’s note: Josh Kays of Bardstown covers high school basketball recruiting for Wildcat Blue Nation, but wanted to share this perspective on Nerlens Noel. By JOSH KAYS Nerlens Noel’s legacy will be on and off the court Nerlens Noel came into Kentucky this season as the most heralded recruit in the 2012 class, and  was …

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UK coach John Calipari and his staff made sure game was a Thumbs Up moment for George Goodwin and his family

By LARRY VAUGHT As he tried to recall all the things he enjoyed about being an honorary assistant Kentucky basketball coach for one day, George Goodwin said three things stood out to him. “The top three things are professionalism, kindness and just awesome,” said Goodwin. “The coaching staff, being able to watch them work on …

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This really was a Thumbs Up for Lane kind of night for everyone at Rupp Arena

(photos by Clay Jackson, Victoria Graff, Angie Goodwin and Gary Moyers. All rights reserved, property of vaughtsviews.com and Schurz Communications, Inc.) By LARRY VAUGHT Fans at Monday’s Kentucky-Transylvania game got to give a “Thumbs Up For Lane” when George Goodwin, the father of Lane Goodwin, was introduced and brought to midcourt. Lane Goodwin fought a …

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Lane Goodwin’s father overwhelmed by chance to sit on Kentucky bench for exhibition game tonight

By LARRY VAUGHT George Goodwin knows any Kentucky basketball fan would consider it the “thrill of a lifetime” to sit on the bench in Rupp Arena with UK coach John Calipari and his players, something he’ll get to do tonight when the Wildcats face Transylvania in an exhibition game. However, for him it’s going to be …

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Transylvania exhibition will have special assistant coach on the Kentucky bench to honor Lane Goodwin

By LARRY VAUGHT Kentucky’s exhibition game against Transylvania Monday is special because it gives the hometown Division III team a chance to play in Rupp Arena, gain national exposure and add money to its basketball budget. However, this event should be even more special this year. An attendee at the John Calipari Fantasy Camp who submitted …

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Wildcats, Palumbo gave the thumbs up to Lane Goodwin

By LARRY VAUGHT FOX 56 news anchor Jennifer Palumbo shared this photo that she got with the University of Kentucky basketball players for Lane Goodwin. Goodwin, 13, has a rare cancer — alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma. That’s an aggressive cancer that affects just one in a million children. Goodwin, who lives in Beech Grove, has received a …

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