LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Kentucky High School Athletic Association has released a statement on Scott Co. coach Billy Hicks and his quest to become the all-time wins leader among Kentucky high school basketball coaches.
"Over the past few weeks, the KHSAA has worked to resolve questions surrounding the all-time coaching record for Billy Hicks. With the assistance of several news outlets, including the Lexington Herald-Leader, the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Harlan Daily Enterprise and the Georgetown News-Graphic, the KHSAA believes it has resolved many of the discrepancies in regards to coach Hicks’ record.
With that said, the KHSAA records will reflect that coach Hicks enters tonight’s game between Scott County and Paul Laurence Dunbar with an all-time record of 856-244, tying him with William Kean (Central HS) atop the state’s all-time list for coaching victories.
The KHSAA congratulates coach Hicks on his accomplishments thus far, and wishes him the best of luck in the future."