Women’s Golf: LMU’s Malherbe and Greene named All-Tournament in SAC Championship

SAC Women’s Golf Championship All-Tournament 1st Team: Elizabeth England, Carson-Newman; Abbey Hartsell, Lenoir-Rhyne; Ainee O’Connor, Lenoir-Rhyne; Ciara Rattana, Tusculum; Kate Hill, Anderson; Reagan Greene, Lincoln Memorial; Lise Malherbe, Lincoln Memorial

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – The Lady Railsplitters carded the low round of the day with a final-round, 12-over par 300 to finish in third place in the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Women’s Golf Championship on Tuesday at Link Hills Country Club. Carried by All-Tournament first team efforts by Lise Malherbe and Reagan Greene, Lincoln Memorial completed the 54-hole tournament with a 54-over par total of 918 to finish just 10 strokes off the lead.

Lenoir-Rhyne rallied from a three-stroke deficit to win its first SAC Championship title since 2004 with a 44-over par total of 908, capped by Tuesday’s 304. 36-hole leader and tournament host Tusculum finished in second place with a 47-over par 911, as the Pioneers posted their worst round of the tournament on Tuesday with a 22-over par 310. The Lady Railsplitters finished six strokes ahead of fourth-place Wingate (924) and nine ahead of fifth-place Anderson (927). Continue reading Women’s Golf: LMU’s Malherbe and Greene named All-Tournament in SAC Championship

Baseball, Golf Outing and Alumni Weekend coming up at EKU

BASEBALL GOLF OUTING AND ALUMNI WEEKEND ANNOUNCED

 

RICHMOND, Ky. – The Eastern Kentucky University baseball team announced on Tuesday that in addition to the Second Annual Clint Seymour Golf Outing, the alumni of the program will be honored during the Ohio Valley Conference weekend series against Jacksonville State starting on April 28.

 

Alumni from 1979 and before will be honored before the Friday game, while alumni from 1980 to 1999 will be honored before the Saturday game, and alumni from 2000 to 2016 will be honored before the Sunday game.

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Track & Field: Coal Miner’s Memorial at Harlan County HS

Women – Team Rankings – 18 Events Scored

1) Harlan County 161
2) Letcher County Central 116
3) Knox Central 93
4) Middlesboro 77
(Middlesboro’s Mallory James finished 1st in the Girls 1600 Meter Run and also won the Girls 3200 Meter Run)
5) Leslie County 72
6) Harlan 44
7) Bell County 38.50
8) Red Bird 36
9) Clay County 26.50

Men – Team Rankings – 18 Events Scored

1) Leslie County 145
2) Harlan County 126
3) Knox Central 115
4) Harlan 99
5) Middlesboro 55
5) Bell County 55
Bell County’s relay team of Miracle, Eldridge, Southerland and Henry placed 1st in the 4×800 Meter Relay
Bell County’s Mitchell Miracle also finished 1st in the Boys 1600 Meter Run and the 3200 Meter Run
Bell County’s Dalton Raby won the Boys Shot Put
7) Letcher County Central 49
8) Clay County 40
9) Red Bird 8

Monk wins Jerry West Award as top collegiate shooting guard

 

LOS ANGELES – Kentucky freshman guard Malik Monk has already rewritten the Kentucky record books as one of the more prolific scorers in program history. He now owns the official designation as the top shooting guard of the 2016-17 college basketball season with the awarding of the Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award.

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You can add Briscoe to the names entering the NBA Draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. – After helping lead the Kentucky men’s basketball team to back-to-back Southeastern Conference championships (league and tournament) in 2016 and 2017, sophomore guard Isaiah Briscoe has decided to enter his name in the 2017 NBA Draft. He plans to sign with an agent, which would effectively end his career at UK.

 

The NBA Draft is June 22.

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NASCAR fans can help vote their favorites into the NASCAR Hall of Fame

Polls are now open for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Fan Vote. Fans are asked to cast votes for up to five nominees for inclusion into the Class of 2018, and can vote up to 50 times per day. The five nominees who receive the most votes will count as one of the 54 votes cast by the Voting Panel on NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Day on May 24.

Here’s the list of potential inductees for the 2018 Hall of Fame class:

Davey Allison, won 19 times in NASCAR’s premier (now Monster Energy NASCAR Cup) series, including the 1992 Daytona 500

Buddy Baker, won 19 times in NASCAR’s premier series, including the Daytona 500 and Southern 500

Red Byron, first NASCAR premier series champion, in 1949

Ray Evernham, three-time NASCAR premier series championship crew chief

Red Farmer, three-time Late Model Sportsman champion; 1956 Modified champion

Ray Fox, legendary engine builder, crew chief and car owner

Joe Gibbs, combined for nine car owner championships in premier and XFINITY series

Ron Hornaday Jr., four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion

Harry Hyde, 1970 NASCAR premier series championship crew chief

Alan Kulwicki, 1992 NASCAR premier series champion

Bobby Labonte, won a championship in both the premier series and XFINITY Series

Hershel McGriff, 1986 NASCAR west series champion

Roger Penske, combined for four car owner championships in premier and XFINITY series

Larry Phillips, only five-time NASCAR weekly series national champion

Jack Roush, five-time car owner champion in NASCAR’s three national series

Ricky Rudd, won 23 times in NASCAR’s premier series, including the 1997 Brickyard 400

Ken Squier, legendary radio and television broadcaster; inaugural winner/namesake of Squier-Hall Award for NASCAR Media Excellence

Mike Stefanik, winner of record-tying nine NASCAR championships

Waddell Wilson, won three NASCAR premier series championships as an engine builder

 Robert Yates, won NASCAR premier series championship as both an engine builder and owner

You can cast your vote at NASCAR.com/halloffame

Adebayo declares for 2017 NBA Draft, but remains eligible to return

Forward from Little Washington, North Carolina will not hire an agent

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky men basketball freshman forward Bam Adebayo announced Wednesday that he plans to submit his name for the 2017 NBA Draft but will not hire an agent. So long as Adebayo does not hire an agent, he will have until May 24 (10 days after the NBA Draft Combine) to make a final decision as to whether he wishes to remain in the draft or return to Kentucky.

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Monk will sign with an agent and enter his name in the NBA Draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Following a historic scoring season that included more than a few record-breaking performances, freshman guard Malik Monk announced Tuesday that he plans to enter his name in the 2017 NBA Draft and will sign with an agent, effectively ending his career at UK.

 

The NBA Draft is June 22.

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Fox will sign with agent and enter his name in 2017 NBA Draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. – After leading Kentucky to the Southeastern Conference regular-season and tournament titles as well as an appearance in the Elite Eight, freshman point guard De’Aaron Fox has decided he will put his name in the 2017 NBA Draft. He plans to sign with an agent, which would effectively end his career at UK.

 

The NBA Draft is June 22.

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Associated Press names Kentucky the best all-time team in college basketball

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The “greatest tradition in the history of college basketball” and the nation’s all-time leader in wins and NCAA Tournament victories has a new descriptor it can add to its storied name: the best all-time team in college basketball.

 

That’s according to the Associated Press.

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