George Fant, far left, a senior Warren Central High School and varsity basketball player, spends time with friends Donavan Halsel, Jordan Shanklin, Nay Walker and Chance Shanklin after school at Preston Miller Park, March 21, 2011, in Bowling Green, Ky. Fant went on to play basketball for Western Kentucky University.
Western Kentucky University's Ryan Hartle, right, celebrates with teammate Chris Bullard after scoring a run during an NCAA baseball game against Middle Tennessee State University at Nick Denes Field, March 19, 2011, in Bowling Green, Ky. WKU beat MTSU 10-4.
Western Kentucky University students, from left. Luke Akridge, of Versailles, Ky.; Richard Salmon, of Hendersonville, Tenn.; Terry Vinegar, of Jeffersonville, Ky.; and Jacqueline Elliott of Crittenden County, Ky., work to build a snowman, Feb. 10, 2012, in Bowling Green, Ky.
Jonathan Boustani, of Bowling Green, Ky., competes in the high school boys 5K run in the annual City County Meet, Oct. 23, 2012, Bowling Green, Ky.
All images ©Alix Mattingly