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Knox County 9-10 Year Old All-Stars used a big 13 run third inning to overwhelm Pineville-Bell County 19-1 in the opening round of the 9-10 Year Old playoffs at Middlesboro on Saturday night. Knox County will meet Middlesboro at 2pm today (Sunday) while Pineville-Bell will play the loser of that game at 7pm Monday night.
Seven Wildcats Named to UK Athletics Hall of Fame
Will be Inducted Sept. 25-26 in Conjunction with Missouri Football Game
LEXINGTON, Ky. – University of Kentucky Athletics will induct seven members into the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in late September. The 2015 class includes Lisa Breiding Duerr (cross country/indoor and outdoor track), Andy Green (baseball), Jared Lorenzen (football), Nate Northington (football), Greg Page (football), Taryn Ignacio Patrick (swimming and diving) and Antoine Walker (men’s basketball). The class will be formally inducted during Hall of Fame Weekend, Sept. 25-26, in conjunction with the football game against Missouri.
Kentucky men’s basketball ties its own record with six picks in a single draft; Towns goes No. 1 overall
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Continuing a recent trend of making and breaking NBA Draft history, a record six Kentucky men’s basketball players were selected at the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., including the No. 1 overall pick in Karl-Anthony Towns. The six draft picks is the most in NBA history and ties its own record set in 2012. Continue reading: Wildcats make history again with six NBA draft picks
Five-Star Recruit Murray Signs with Kentucky Men’s Basketball
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Adding to what was already considered one of the top recruiting classes in the country, highly touted guard Jamal Murray has signed with the University of Kentucky and will join the Wildcats in the fall. Murray announced his decision at a press conference Wednesday and signed on Thursday. Continue reading: 5-star basketball recruit signs with Kentucky
Each Tournament is a Double Elimination Event
Area 3 ~ 9-10 Year Olds @ Middlesboro
9-10 Year Old Girls District @ South London
Area 3 ~ 11-12 Year Olds @ Williamsburg
11-12 Year Old Girls District @ Tri-City
Junior Boys District @ Lynn Camp
Senior League Boys District @ Lynn Camp
This week signals the beginning of the Little League All Star Tournaments. Here are the youngsters from Middlesboro that were named to their respective teams. Tournament schedules appear elsewhere on this website.
Middlesboro 12-year-old All-Stars:
Middlesboro 11-year-old All-Stars:
Middlesboro 9 and 10-year-old All-Stars:
The team of Mike Thompson and Jonathan Evans won the 2015 Member-Member Golf Tournament at Wasioto Winds in Pineville over the weekend. The winners shot 64-62=126 to edge runners-up Ronnie and Braxton Caldwell who shot 64-64=128.
In the other divisions of the tournament, the 1st Flight winning team was comprised of Dennis Rogers and Shannon Hampton, whose score of 72-67=139 was good enough for a one shot win.
Dr. Ramon Gonzales and Sewell Ellison shot 80-77 to win the 2nd Flight in the tournament.
Closest to the Flag awards went to Ronnie Caldwell (Hole #3), Ramon Gonzales (Hole #6) Joe Porter (Hole #13) and Ron Manning for (Holes #8 and #17)
Mike Thompson won the award for The Longest Drive
Congratulations to all!
EUGENE, Ore. – The Kentucky women’s track and field team finished as the National Runner-up, the program’s best-ever finish, at the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships in front of 11,734 fans inside Hayward Field on Saturday.
Meet-host Oregon edged Kentucky 59-50. Texas A&M scored 47, Arkansas had 43 and Georgia was fifth with 41 points.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The calendar said June 1, but the cold northeast wind, chilly rain and leaden skies seemed more like a bad day on the opening weekend of the April Keeneland meet.
June finally arrived in Kentucky this past week and water temperatures in lakes across the state inched their way up toward the high 70s.
“Black bass are in post spawn now,” said Jeff Ross, assistant director of fisheries for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “They should be completely done with spawning.” Continue reading: Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Carolina rig perfect for post spawn bass
EUGENE, Ore. – Kentucky sophomore Sha’Keela Saunders soared to a lifetime best long jump to claim the NCAA Bronze Medal on Thursday in front of 10,015 track and field fans at Hayward Field.
Saunders travelled 22-feet,1.75 inches/6.75 meters on her fifth attempt, a mark which took her into second place, although she was later overtaken by Alabama’s Quanesha Burks, who jumped 22’8”/6.91m (+2.7) during the fifth round. Burks’ mark was the eventual winner.
Oregon’s Jenna Prandini placed second with a jump of 22’3.75”/6.80m. Continue reading: UK’s Saunders wins Bronze at NCAA Track & Field Championships