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Women - Team Rankings - 18 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) Williamsburg 192 2) Corbin 158.50 3) Knox Central 120 4) Bell County 65.50 5) Harlan County 61 6) Harlan Ind 40 7) Middlesboro 25 8) PINEVILLE INDPENDENT 17 9) Clay County 5 9) Lynn Camp High School 5 Men - Team Rankings - 18 Events Scored =============================================================================== 1) Corbin 197 2) Williamsburg 130 3) Knox Central 100 4) Bell County 88 5) Harlan County 49 6) Harlan Ind 38 7) Clay County 34 8) Middlesboro 20 9) PINEVILLE INDPENDENT 11 10) Lynn Camp High School 9
TOM POWERS BASEBALL’S SWEEP OVER TENNESSEE
Ka’ai Tom Homers in 3-for-4 Game; Zach Logue Earns Win with 2.2 Shutout in Relief
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Ka’ai Tom and JaVon Shelby hit back-to-back bombs in the fifth inning and Zach Logue worked 2.2 shutout innings in relief for the win, pacing Kentucky to a 5-3 win over Tennessee to sweep the Vols in a three-game series at home for the first time in program history, on a perfect Sunday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Continue reading: Kentucky Baseball sweeps 3-game series with Tennessee
.Middlesboro’s Lady Jacket Softball team defeated Cumberland Gap 8-6 in the championship game of the 2015 Billy Joe Idol Memorial Softball Tournament at Middlesboro pn April 18th. The Lady Jackets advanced undefeated into the final day single elimination bracket with wins in Pool A over Knox Central and Whitley County while Cumberland Gap was the top team in Pool B defeating both Powell County and Leslie County.
All six teams in the tournament advanced to Saturday’s single elimination bracket with seeding in the bracket being based on their pool play record. In the final round, Middlesboro defeated Powell County 3-0 while Cumberland Gap recorded another 1 run win over Leslie County 8-7 to set up the championship game with Middlesboro.
ROCK HILL, S.C. — Lincoln Memorial University senior Braden Galyon (Powell, Tenn.) has been christened as the South Atlantic Conference Player of the Year, the league office announced on Thursday with the unveiling of the 2014-15 SAC Men’s Golf postseason awards. In addition to Galyon’s crowning achievement, senior Rand Wasson (Norris, Tenn.) was named to the All-SAC second team and junior Connor Froning (Knoxville, Tenn.) made an appearance on the honorable mention squad.
Galyon is the third consecutive member of the Lincoln Memorial men’s golf team to be named SAC Player of the Year, following in the footsteps of current and former teammates Wasson (2014) and Jamie Chapman (2013). The Railsplitters have boasted the SAC Player of the Year four times since 2010, when Eric Kennedy became the first player in program history to claim that distinction. Continue reading: LMU’s Braden Galyon named SAC Male Golfer of the Year
BREVARD, N.C. — The three-seeded Anderson Trojans (14-4) swept doubles play and earned two quick wins in singles action to bring the six-seeded Railsplitters’ (7-8) season to an end with a 5-0 win in the quarterfinal round of the South Atlantic Conference Men’s Tennis Championship on Thursday in Brevard, N.C.
April 16, 2015
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Zack Brown fired 7.1 shutout innings and Logan Salow retired the final five hitters of the game to post a 5-0 win for Kentucky over Tennessee to open the series, on a perfect Thursday night at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
A native of Seymour, Ind., Brown (3-4) fired a gem in leading the Wildcats to the opener of the series. Brown tossed 7.1 innings, allowing only five hits – four singles – walking four and striking out four. Brown allowed just three hitters to reach scoring position. Continue reading: UK Baseball wins series opener 5-0 over Tennessee
Bell County’s Cole Frazier one of 32 regional winners
Thirty-two regional winners have been selected as part of the 2015 Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program. The 32 regional winners will each receive a $350 scholarship, an award from Forcht Bank and the KHSAA, and an invitation to the Awards Banquet on Sunday, April 26. One male and one female from the pool of regional honorees will be selected as the statewide winner at the Awards Banquet, with each individual receiving a $3,000 scholarship.
The Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program (Citizenship, Leadership, Athletics, Sportsmanship, Scholarship) honors deserving senior student-athletes across the state. This is the 19th year the KHSAA has recognized student-athletes through a scholarship program, which is open to all seniors that have participated in sports and/or sport-activities (competitive cheerleading, bowling, archery and bass fishing).
One male and one female are recognized from each school, with the local school honorees narrowed down to 32 regional winners, one male and one female from each of the 16 regions. To qualify for consideration in the program, a student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, verification of no game disqualifications for unsportsmanlike conduct, and be involved in leadership roles within the community. Continue reading: 2015 Forcht Bank/KHSAA CLASS Awards Recognition Program
In conjunction with Lincoln Memorial’s final home game, the Railsplitters culminated their season-long fundraising effort for the Vs. Cancer Foundation – a non-profit organization committed to funding pediatric cancer research – by hosting a head-shaving event. LMU players and members of the coaching staff shaved their heads immediately following the last out of the Railsplitters’ win over the Tornado as a public show of support for victims of pediatric cancer. Continue reading: LMU Baseball beats King, shave heads for Vs. Cancer Foundation
Mark Stoops was a happy coach on Wednesday.The Kentucky football team closed out the spring with another solid practice, ending a stretch that Stoops called the “most consistent” of any time during his two-plus seasons in Lexington.
“We weren’t perfect for all 15 (practices), but the guys were really out there trying to make a conscious effort to improve on the things we point out in the meetings,” Stoops said. “We had great energy. Guys were really flying around this morning, having fun, competing, getting better the whole way through. Really pleased with the progress we’ve made.”