Friday, June 28, 2013

Magoffin County Team Honored

The tornado outbreak of March 2, 2012, devastated thousands of people in Eastern Kentucky, but it also paved the way for stories of inspiration to rise from the rubble.

For high school basketball players in Kentucky, winning a regional championship is a big deal.

But the circumstances surrounding the Magoffin County Lady Hornets when they won the 15th region in 2012 make the title even more memorable.

Now they have even more hardware to show for it. The National Federation of State High School Associations presented the Lady Hornets with the Spirit of Sport award this week in Denver.

The Lady Hornets won the 15th region tournament three days after their home county was ripped apart by the tornado.