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Gross goes off for Russell
It was another seesaw battle between Raceland and Russell until the Lady Rams ran into a buzz saw.
ONE MORE ENCORE
Alex Billups remembers the “old days” when she and doubles partner Leslie Stringer were the young girls competing in the 16th Region doubles final.
Now it’s turned around.
Musketeers score 9 with 2 outs in first to beat Raceland, 12-0
With its first two batters sat down, it looked like Greenup County was going to have a quick first inning at the plate. Then the third out came ... 12 batters later.
Greenup County used a nine-run first inning to power past Raceland, 12-0, on Tuesday during Senior Night at Greenup County High School.
Four optical operations can’t hold Raceland catcher back from baseball
Catcher is often recognized as the toughest position to play in baseball.
Try doing it with one eye.
You’d never know it — and runners might be ill-advised to test it — but Raceland senior Ryan Tolliver can’t even see first base while crouching behind home plate.
After undergoing four major eye surgeries to become the Rams’ starting signal-caller, coaches and teammates call him an “inspiration.”
MARK MAYNARD: A Tomcat reunion for the ages
Fifty-nine years had passed since these two Ashland Tomcat football heroes had even seen each other.
Boyd’s Taylor shines in All-Star game
Boyd County senior Brandon Taylor poured in a team-high 19 points as Kentucky lost to West Virginia, 116-86, in the inaugural Consol Energy All-Star Games played at Mingo Central High School on Saturday night.
Region tennis hits courts today
Russell’s boys won the past two 16th Region tennis championships.
Rose Hill Christian is knocking on the door after finishing runner-up to the Red Devils the past two years. Coach Eddie Sizemore’s Ashland teams won 10 consecutive regional titles from 2001-2010 and remain a threat.
THE WEEKLY CYCLE: Player of the year could be a Derby
While Shortstop Snyder is away, Home Run Hobstetter will play — or take over the Weekly Cycle.
Stadium records fall at Area 7
Fairview’s Morgan McIntyre and Rowan County’s Laney Stone soared higher than they imagined at Saturday’s Area 7 Track and Field Championships.
Both established stadium records at Rex Miller Track in the final tuneup for regional competition.
ROUNDUP: Boyd goes big in Lexington
Boyd County is building momentum for the postseason.
The Lady Lions finished the weekend undefeated at the Battle at the Creek Round Robin in Lexington, winning one game on Friday and two on Saturday.
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