Daily Archive: February 18, 2018

Feb 18

UK students dance the night away to raise funds to fight cancer

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- It’s the 14th year UK students are dancing all night to raise money for children fighting cancer. The Dance Blue marathon started Saturday night at 8 PM. For 24 hours straight, students performed a choreographed routine every hour. Some of the students who helped organize the marathon fought cancer themselves. The grand …

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Feb 18

District tournaments tip off Monday Night

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Believe it or not, it is time for High School Hoops to begin postseason play. On Monday, teams from across the state will tip off for their district tournaments. Right here in central KY are some of the toughest districts in the state. Check out the video for what Lafayette’s Head …

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Feb 18

Cats have been putting in extra work, happy to break losing streak

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The Cats avoided their fifth-straight loss on Saturday by knocking off Alabama. Players admit the last couple weeks have been rough, but they’ve stayed in the gym working to get better. Check out the video for what they had to say. The post Cats have been putting in extra work, happy …

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Feb 18

“There are no easy games in this league.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The SEC is arguably one of the toughest conferences in college basketball this season. On Saturday, three ranked SEC teams played three unranked SEC teams. Not only did every ranked SEC team lose, they lost by double digits. Here’s what Cal had to say on the tough SEC. The post “There …

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Feb 18

“You’re a beast.”

LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – On Saturday, the Cats squeaked by in a close one against Alabama. Down the stretch, Jarred Vanderbilt was huge for the Cats. Check out the video for what Cal says he told Vanderbilt after the game. The post “You’re a beast.” appeared first on ABC 36 News. Brought to you by …

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Feb 18

Man identified in fatal Jessamine County crash

JESSAMINE COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- An update on a story we first brought you Saturday night at 11 about a fatal car crash in Jessamine County. Cecil Stipe, a 40-year-old man from Nicholasville, died Saturday after a crash on Kentucky 1981. The sheriff says he lost control just after 3 PM, drove off the road, and …

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Feb 18

Knox County Sheriff investigating school threat

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- The Knox County Sheriff’s Department confirms it is investigating social media threats made against the county’s school system. “We will work diligently to keep the students, staff, and school system safe. We take threats of any kind seriously. As always please feel free to contact Knox County 911 if you see …

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Feb 18

Mentor takes 50 young men to see “Black Panther”

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Movies are powerful. They entertain, make us think, and make us feel valued. A Lexington community leader took advantage of that power Saturday. He took as many young African American men as he could to see the new “Black Panther” movie. “We just felt like the movie was empowering, especially for young minorities,” …

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