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Kentucky Kernel

Mike Thompson (left) and Williams Atkinson, the two leaders of the Lexington Lightsaber League, ready their weapons on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, at Woodland Park in Lexington, Kentucky. Thompson and Atkinson are the two members that have been a part of the league for the longest. Photo by Kaitlyn Skaggs | Staff

From a galaxy far, far away to Lexington: Lightsaber league brings Star Wars to life

Kaleb Littleton November 4, 2021

For almost 45 years, Star Wars has held a massive presence in popular culture. From an annual array of Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader Halloween costumes to never-ending Yoda memes, the movie franchise...

Kentucky Wildcat Austin Schultz (2) throws the ball to first base during the UK vs. Western Kentucky University baseball game on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at Kentucky Proud Park in Lexington, Kentucky. UK won 6-5. 

Small town, big dreams come together at Kentucky for Schultz

Eric Decker March 26, 2021

Adams, Nebraska sits in the southeastern corner of the state, roughly three hours away from Kansas City. With a miniscule population of just about 500 people, an athlete that wants to get noticed has to...

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