Basketball

Whitley County Connection: Remembering the late Jerry Bird

08/30/2017 04:57 PM

Tonight’s KSTV is our monthly county connection show, when we highlight different counties throughout the state. August’s county is Whitley County, home to the late Jerry Bird. Basketball is king in Whitley County and there is no figure bigger than Corbin’s Jerry Bird, who played for the Cats from 1953 through 1956. During his time in Lexington, the Cats won two SEC titles and one national championship. Bird was named to the All-SEC team in 1956. But the basketball legend... Read more 

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