Lexington Christian Academy (LCA) announced today it will be hosting the inaugural eCampus.com Bowl on Saturday, September 2 at the White Greer & Maggard Stadium. Bowling Green will square off against Bryan Station at 5:30pm and LCA will take on Pikeville at 8pm. A middle school contest between LCA and Pikeville Jr. High will be contested at 11am.
"We are honored to sponsor such a special event that will showcase four of the top football programs in Kentucky," said Matt Montgomery, President and Chief Executive Officer of eCampus.com. "This is a fantastic opportunity for our community to come together to enjoy a showcase of talent from around the Commonwealth and support our student-athletes as they exhibit their skills, determination, and sportsmanship." Read complete press release and find all of the event info here.
Coach Keith Galloway, LCA Asst. High School Principal and Athletics Chaplain and LCA sophomore Ava Harrison recently talked to Krista Spadaccini at Fox 56 about LCA's long relationship with Toyota Bluegrass Miracle League. Opening day is April 15, and we're looking forward to another awesome season! Watch the video here.
Makenna Hurst, LCA junior, was recently selected to represent the state of Kentucky on the National Athletic Advisory Council. She will collaborate with student-athletes from around the country to develop and improve the student athlete experience. Read the full press release here.
Congratulations to Andrew Carlson, Matt Rose, and Jimmy Stanley, who were inducted into the LCA Athletics Hall of Fame on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Read More Here
LCA is pleased to announce the dedication of their new turf field at the White, Greer & Maggard Stadium which will be held on Friday, September 9 prior to the 2022 Asbury Bowl featuring the LCA Eagles and the Christian Academy of Louisville Centurions. Read More Here
After the LCA Football team saw the aftermath of flooding waters at the Breathitt County Football stadium and school, they jumped into action. They brought their entire locker room back to Lexington and worked to restore everything that was damaged. See the story here.
The LCA Baseball Team had a perfect evening on Wednesday, May 11 to celebrate its eight seniors: Hayden Burt; Hayden Collins, Grayson Collins; Mac Crosbie; Cole Ginter; Elijah Hammond; Matthew Maggard; and Chance McGaughey. Read More Here
What a joy to celebrate a school-record 22 seniors who have signed to play college sports this fall at our annual LCA Athletics Signing Day Assembly. Read More Here
Congratulations to the LCA Junior High Girls Soccer Team on finishing the season undefeated and Bluegrass Middle School Athletic Conference Champions!
The LCA Lacrosse celebrated its seniors on Friday, April 22, 2022. Read More Here
Congrats to LCA 8th grader, Caleb Scalf, on qualifying for and participating at the KHSAA State Archery Tournament in Bowling Green last week. He placed 27th out of 266 high school boys. Way to go Caleb!
Congrats to LCA Lacrosse senior, Spencer Pruden, on having 600 career saves! Spencer reached the milestone during the April 20th matchup between LCA and Tates Creek, which LCA won 15-2.
Congratulations to Marin Wills, Claire Roberts, and Sophia Gabbert on being named to the Honorable Mention All-City Team!
Prior to the LCA Baseball game on Monday, April 4, 2022, the four baseball players from the Class of 2020, who lost their season due to COVID, were recognized. It was great having Evan Byers, Will Fugmann, Cameron Smith, and Jackson Hancock back on the field!
Members of the LCA Girls Cross Country Team were guests of Senator Alice Forgy Kerr and were recognized by the Kentucky State Senate on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 for winning the school's first KHSAA Class A Girls Cross Country State Championship. The girls had a great day visiting the Kentucky State Capitol and enjoyed this special experience. Read More Here
The LCA Girls and Boys Basketball, Cheer, and Dance Teams celebrated their seniors in ceremonies during their last home games. Congratulations to the student-athletes listed below. Read more and view photos here.
LCA Girls Basketball: Jaden Kenney, Sophia Gabbert, and Hadley Whipple
LCA Boys Basketball: Jack Preston, Pierce Ragland, and Jeffrey Selby
LCA Cheer: Taylor Prince and Anabeth Schneider
LCA Dance: Leighton Cottrell
Congratulations to LCA freshman, Lauren Cox, on placing 15th in the state in the 100 Breaststroke at the KHSAA State Meet on Saturday, February 19, 2022.
Under the new leadership of Coach Amy Cranfill, the LCA Swimming team has experienced a great season with swimmers posting dozens of personal records. They competed at the KHSAA Swim Regionals two weeks ago, where they posted another 28 personal records. Click here to see the regional results and those who qualified for the KHSAA State Championship.
The LCA Archery Team competed in the National Archery in Schools Program Regional meet on Saturday, February 12, 2022. Congratulations to the following:
LCA Middle School Team - 1st Place
Eliza Jane Ray (Elementary - 3rd Place)
Beatrice Hadinata (Elementary - 5th Place)
Caleb Scalf (Junior High - 1st Place)
Nathan Scalf (Junior High - 2nd Place)
Caleb Jaeger (Junior High - 3rd Place)
The LCA Dance Team recently competed at the Jamfest Super Nationals. Congratulations to the team on the following:
Jazz - National Champs
Pom - 2nd Place
Hip Hop - 3rd Place
LCA Athletics has started a podcast series called "Meet the Coaches," where they will talk with LCA coaches to let you get to know them better. The first episode is now available and features LCA Head Football Coach Doug Charles. Check it out here.
LCA Athletics is excited to announce an expansion of its Strength & Conditioning Program by naming Lamont Brown as Speed & Agility Coach. All of LCA's programs will now be able to benefit from his expertise.
The LCA Archery Team held its annual Eagle Classic Archery Tournament on January 28-29, 2022. This year's registration included 948 students and 39 schools. The winter weather led to some cancellations, but there were still 637 students who participated. Congratulations to Caleb Scalf who placed 2nd in Middle School Boys with a score of 285.
Congratulations to LCA freshman, Claire Roberts on being named to the 11th Region All "A" Classic All Tournament Team.
Senior football player Elijah Hammond was named the recipient of the first-ever Russ Thompson Memorial Scholarship last month.
Russ Thompson, an LCA parent, passed away last summer, and his colleagues at Keller Williams committed to sponsoring this annual scholarship because of the love Russ had for the LCA football program.
Hammond was announced as the winner during the December 14th boys basketball game and was joined on the court by Shannon Durrum of Keller Williams and Russ' widow, April and his son, LCA senior Evan Thompson.
In its 37th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, Gatorade announced that LCA senior, Xavier Brown is the 2021-22 Gatorade Kentucky Football Player of the Year. Brown is the first Gatorade Kentucky Football Player of the Year to be chosen from Lexington Christian Academy. Read more here.
The LCA Football Team put together a furious 21 point comeback in the KHSAA Class 2A State Championship but still fell short to Beechwood on Friday, December 3 at Kroger Field. The Eagles finished the season 14-1, and we are so proud of all they accomplished this season. Cory Bosemer with Football of Kentucky DBA interviewed LCA Head Football Coach Doug Charles after the loss. Read the interview here.
Congratulations to LCA Volleyball players, Lauran Barber (junior) and Tucker Patterson (senior) on being recognized as Lexington All City Honorable Mention.
Congratulations to the LCA Girls Varsity Cross Country on winning the KHSAA Girls Cross Country 1A State Title on Saturday, October 30, 2021. This was the first state team title in history for the girls cross country program. Read More Here
Congratulations to these LCA Soccer players on receiving All-City Honors:
Zach Workman - 1st Team
Andrew Dobbs - 2nd Team
Aaron White - Honorable Mention
Grayson Collins - Honorable Mention
Patrick Duff - Honorable Mention
Caroline Hensley - 2nd Team
Marin Wills - 2nd Team
Tia Alchureiqi - Honorable Mention
Emily Duerler - Honorable Mention
Hayden Hart - Honorable Mention
Congratulations to Keith Galloway and Eric Geldhof, who were inducted into the LCA Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday, October 22, 2021. Read More Here
Congratulations to the LCA Girls Cross Country Team on winning their 8th consecutive Region 5A Title! Lillian Samford (junior) placed 3rd and was named 1st Team All-Region. Annie Sewell (8th grade) placed 7th and was named 1st Team All-Region. Annalise Randles (8th grade) placed 9th and was named 2nd Team All-Region. Lily Frost (freshman) placed 13th and was named 2nd Team All-Region. Emma Clare Doepke (sophomore) placed 16th and was named 2nd Team All-Region. Juniors Hannah Seamands and Lilianne Hutchinson also qualified for the state meet.
The LCA Boys Cross Country Team placed 7th overall. Shaun Ware (freshman) earned an individual invite to KHSAA State Cross Country Meet with his 13th place finish which also garnered him 2nd Team All-Region Honors. Also, Sophomore Noah Davis ran his personal best time.
The LCA Football Team recognized 16 seniors before its game against Danville on Friday, October 22, 2021. Congratulations to these seniors: Xavier Brown; Andrew Dobbs; Luke Hall; Elijah Hammond; Anthony Johns; Wiles Johnson; Frankie Knight; Haynes LaLonde; Chance McGaughey; Tyler Morris; Mason Moore; Dorian Riddick; Ben Royse; Jeffrey Selby; Evan Thompson; and Grant Vaught. Read More Here
Congrats to LCA Girls Soccer players, Marin Wills and Caroline Hensley, on earning All-Region recognition. Marin was named to the Second Team, and Caroline received Honorable Mention.
Congratulations to the Boy and Girls Golf Teams who finished as runners-up in their regional tournaments last week! Best of luck to those who will be competing at the KHSAA State Golf Championship this week. Mary Keene Marrs, C.A. Carter, Carter Lankford, and Maryssa Phillips will be playing on Tuesday and Wednesday in Bowling Green. The boys also have three golfers, Grey Goff, Luke Barrett, and McKean Collins, participating in the state tournament on Friday and Saturday. Grey Goff was the region medalist champion and Mary Keen Marrs was the region runner-up in individual scoring.
Update: At the 2021 KHSAA Girls State Golf Championship, C.A. Carter placed 11th; Mary Keene Marrs placed 13th; Maryssa Phillips placed 33rd; and Carter Lankford placed 54th out of 140 golfers!
At the 2021 KHSAA Boys State Golf Championship, McKean Collins placed 15th; Luke Barrett placed 34th; and Grey Goff placed 45th.
Mary Keene Marrs was named to the 2021 First Team All State, and Grey Goff was named to the 2021 Second Team All State.
The LCA Volleyball Team recently hosted a DIG PINK event to support breast cancer awareness. A total of $826 was raised from the event and donated to Kentucky Cancer Link.
The LCA Boys Soccer Team recognized seven seniors before its game against Estill County on Thursday, September 30, 2021. Congratulations to Grayson Collins, Garrett Doan, Andrew Dobbs, Patrick Duff, Conner Maggard, Aaron White, and Zach Workman. Read More Here
Congratulations to the LCA Girls Soccer Team on being the All "A" Soccer State Runner-Up. Hayden Hart, Caroline Hensley, Hadley Whipple, and Marin Wills were all named to the Statewide All-Tournament Team.
The LCA Girls Soccer Team recognized seven seniors before its game against Madison Central on Monday, September 20, 2021. Congratulations to Tia Alchureqei, Holynn Crager, Emily Duerler, Caroline Hensley, Ellie McCallum, Jaden Kenney, and Hadley Whipple. Read More Here
The 2021 LCA Athletic Hall of Fame has announced it's newest inductees - Eric Geldhof and Keith Galloway! Geldhof is the current LCA Boys Golf Head Coach, and Galloway is a former LCA Baseball Head Coach and current High School Assistant Princiapl and Athletics Chaplain. This is a well deserved honor for two great coaches and even better people. They will be honored at the October 22 LCA football game.
Congratulations to the LCA Boys Golf Team on winning the 2021 All "A" State Championship!
Congratulations to the LCA Girls Golf Team on winning the 2021 All "A" State Championship!
Congratulations to LCA Boys Golf Coach, Eric Geldhof, on being named to the 2021 class of the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at the conclusion of the KGCA All State Championships, held at the University of Kentucky Club in Lexington.
Geldhof has been the head coach for the LCA Boys golf team for 20 years and during his time, his teams have won three state championships, been runner-up once, and placed in the top 5 three other occasions. The school has also won 7 regional championships and 9 All "A" State Championships during his tenure. He has hosted the Kentucky Cup Invitational for 15 years, has served as a KHSAA Regional manager and is member of the First Tee Advisory Board and is a board member of the Kentucky Golf Coaches Association.
We are excited to formally announce that Jake Faulkner has been named as the Head Varsity Lacrosse Coach. Jake has been an assistant at LCA for two years.
Congrats to the LCA Boys Golf team on winning the 2021 All "A" Regional Tournament.
Congrats to the LCA Girls Golf team on winning the 2021 All "A" Regional Tournament.
Congratulations to senior, Xavier Brown, who has committed to play football at the University of Virginia. Xavier, along with his family, made the announcement during a commitment celebration in the chapel at the LCA's Rose Campus on Thursday, July 15, 2021. Read morea about Xavier in this news story. View the commitment ceremony here.
LCA Athletics announced on June 22, 2021 Tim Bradshaw as its new girls basketball head coach. Bradshaw succeeds Haley Lee, who stepped down last month due to a family move out of state. Read More Here
The LCA Boys and Girls Track teams ended a very successful season with even more success at last week's KHSAA Class A State Track and Field Championship held at the University of Kentucky. Read More Here
The LCA Boys and Girls Tennis Teams have had a successful season and are excited for some of their players to be at the state tournament next week. Read More Here
After being canceled for rain, the LCA Baseball Team had a perfect evening on Tuesday, April 27 to celebrate its seven seniors: Jaxson Davis; Vinny Ethington; Will Green; Cade Gudalis; Josh Livengood; Clay Matthews; and Will Vernon. Read More Here
Despite a drizzly, rainy night, last Wednesday, April 28, the LCA Lacrosse team was able to celebrate its six seniors: Max Wheeler, Jacob Dixon, Matthew Donnelly, Jordan Moseley, Andy Sorrell, and Tommy White (who unfortunately had to miss due to illness). LCA went on to defeat Walton Verona 14-5. Read More Here
On Friday, April 30, 2021 LCA Athletics held a signing ceremony to celebrate the nine student-athletes who have signed so far to play collegiate athletics next year. Family members were able to attend in-person, and the event was live-streamed into the classrooms for students and teachers. Read More Here
Congratulations to the LCA Softball and Baseball Teams on winning their respective All "A" Region Tournaments!
The LCA Softball Team defeated Frankfort on Monday night, April 12, to win the championship - their fifth in a row! They will now go on to the Kentucky All "A" State Softball Classic in Owensboro, which will be held April 24 & 25.
The LCA Baseball Team defeated Frankfort on Saturday, April 10, and then defeated Danville on Friday, April 16 in a sectional game. That win earned them a trip to the Kentucky All "A" State Baseball Classic in Owensboro, which will also be held April 24 & 25.
Best of luck to these teams!
Congrats to LCA senior, Connor Hayes, on winning the 2021 KTCCCA Men’s Class A 1500 Meter Run State Championship with a KY #2 and US #5 time of 4:01.50! After graduation, Connor will continue his running career at the University of Kentucky.
LCA Archery had a great showing at the Kentucky NASP (National Archery in School Program) State Tournament in Louisville on Saturday, March 13, 2021. Elementary, Middle School and High School all made it to the state tournament together for the first time in school history!
The LCA Dance team participated in its first competition of the season at the Cheer Elite Invitational in Prestonsburg, Kentucky on March 6. The team won the following awards: 1st Place-Hip Hop; 1st Place-Pom; and 1st Place-Time Out Route. They also had the highest score of the competition earning them the Ultimate Champion Award with a paid bid to nationals.
Congrats to LCA senior, Gracie Royalty on scoring her 1,000th point on March 2, 2021 when the LCA Girls Basketball team played Garrard County. (Photo courtesy of Brandon McGlone with the Garrard Central Record.)
Congrats to LCA junior, Tanner Walton on scoring his 1,000th point on March 3, 2021 when the LCA Boys Basketball Team defeated Pikeville in the All "A" Classic State Sectional. (Photo courtesy of Alex Slitz with the Lexington Herald-Leader.)
The LCA Girls Basketball Team recognized its three seniors before facing off against Henry Clay on Saturday, February 27, 2021. Congratulations to Hannah Morgan, Gracie Royalty and Emily Teall. Read More Here
Congratulations to the LCA Freshmen Boys Basketball Team on winning the 11th Region Tournament on Saturday, February 27, 2021. The boys defeated Lexington Catholic with a last second shot by Saxton Howard in overtime!
The LCA Swim Team recently recognized its three senior members. Congratulations to Spencer Gibson, Tyler Wertzler and Holden Whipple.
LCA Varsity Boys Basketball Team recognized its four seniors before facing off against Bluegrass United on Monday, February 22, 2021. Congratulations to Andrew Dollus, Nathan Hall, Drew Johnson, and Erik Burroughs. Read More Here
Friday is Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday, which we will celebrate Monday in honor of his vision of unity and equality in this country. In December LCA Athletics launched a program for our student-athletes entitled “United in Christ” for one purpose – to focus us on the Great Unifier – Jesus Christ.
Psalms 133:1 says, “How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity!”
This program will include videos, events and other initiatives to constantly remind us that, as Christ-followers, we are called to be one. Our video series has begun, and you can access the first couple here.
Congratulations to Coach Doug Charles, who was named the 2A Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. Coach Charles has guided the Eagles to a 10-1 season and to a berth in the Class 2A KHSAA State Finals on Friday, December 18, 2020.
The KTCCCA Area 6 recently recognized these award winners: Anna Rupp (1st Team), Connor Hayes (1st Team); Tia Alchureiqi (Honorable Mention); Tom Stickel (Coach of the Year); Annie Sewell (Junior High - Honorable Mention); and Anna Dawahare (6th Grade and Under Runner of the Year).
The LCA Football team added another win by defeating Metcalfe County 43-13 in the Class 2A 2020 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl state quarterfinal matchup. LCA will next play Murray on Friday, December 10 in the state semi-finals with the winner playing for a state championship at Kroger Field on December 18.
Congratulations to Coach Doug Charles, who was named Coach of the Year in Class 2A District 4 by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association. Charles has guided LCA to the Class 2A state quarterfinals. The Eagles (8-1) are also ranked No. 1 in the Class 2A state poll. LCA has knocked off defending Class 2A state champion Somerset twice this season and also owns wins against DeSales, Lexington Catholic, Pikeville and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Congratulations to the LCA Football team on defeating Somerset 42-35 in the Class 2A 2020 UK Orthopaedics/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl district final on Friday, November 27, 2020. LCA will next play Metcalfe County on Friday, December 4 as they continue to try to capture a state title!
Congratulations to Anna Dawahare, LCA 6th grader, who placed 3rd at her first national cross-country meet on Saturday, November 21, 2020!
The LCA Cross Country Teams ended their 2020 season by competing at the State Cross Country Meet on October 31. Senior, Connor Hayes, finished 3rd overall in the 1A Boys Individual. The girls team finished 4th overall, and individually, Tia Alchureiqui placed 14th.
Congrats to the LCA Girls Cross Country Team on winning their 7th straight Class 1A Region Championship at Mason County on Saturday! Also congrats to senior, Connor Hayes, and junior, Anna Rupp, on winning individual titles for three years in a row.
Congrats to the LCA Girls Golf team on winning the Region 9 Tournament with a 306 and earning a chance to defend the state title!
Congrats to the LCA Boys Golf team on winning their third straight Region 9 Tournament! Also, congrats to Cameron Bassel on winning the Individual Championship!
We loved seeing the LCA Volleyball team back on the court as they opened their season at home against Madison Central on September 10, 2020. The team also recognized its three seniors, Greta Blakemore, Emma Claire Sapp and Emilie Teall. Read More Here
Congratulations to the LCA Boys Soccer team on defeating Frankfort 4-3 on Sunday, September 20, 2020 to win the All "A" Region Championship!
The LCA Boys Soccer team recognized nine seniors before its game against Somerset Christian on Saturday, September 19, 2020. Read More Here