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Wednesday June 4, 2014

ALL 3 MOUNTAIN TEAMS STILL PLAYING IN THE BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT

All 3 mountain teams are still alive in the Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament.   Last night at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington, 15th Region Champion, the Johnson Central Golden Eagles upset the #1 team in the state, Tates Creek, 8-4 to move to the quarterfinal round.   Other winners on Tuesday in opening round games...North Bullitt got by E-town 6-5, Conner blew out Boyd County 12-0 and it was St. X over Union County 2-1.

The Quarterfinals will be today and Thursday.   This evening at 6:00pm, 14th Region Champion, the Hazard Bulldogs, will face Simon Kenton and then 13th Region Champion, the South Laurel Cardinals will battle South Warren around 8:30.

Tomorrow evening at 6:00pm Connor plays North Bullitt and Johnson Central will tangle with St. X.

The semi-finals will be Friday evening and the Championship game will be Saturay at 7 for the baseball State Tournament.

SOFTBALL STATE TOURNAMENT BEGINS THURSDAY IN OWENSBORO

Estill County, South Laurel and Johnson Central will be representing the mountains starting Thursday in the Worth/KHSAA Softball State Tournament at Fischer Park in Owensboro.

The tournament is double elimination with 15th Region Champion Johnson Central facing Anderson County Thursday at 5:00pm, 14th Region Champion Estill County will take on Highlands at 7:00pm Thursday and 13th Region Champion South Laurel will meet George Rogers Clark also at 7:00pm on Thursday.   The softball State Tournament goes through Saturday in Owensboro.

REDS MAKING A MOVE IN THE NL CENTRAL

The Reds have won 4 in a row and 5 of 6 and sit 6.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central.   They are tied with Pittsburgh for 3rd place.  Game 2 of 3 against the Giants at home will be tonight at 7:10pm,  Pre-game at 6:40.   The Reds and Giants will wrap up the series with a day game on Thursday at 12:35pm.

Tuesday June 3, 2014


LETCHER COUNTY CENTRAL BASEBALL/SOFTBALL HONORS

Letcher County Central Cougar Baseball players Dakota Adams, Jarrett Fields, Max Hall and Mason Salyers were named to the All 53rd District Team for 2014. 

LCC Lady Cougar Softball players Carli Combs, Makaley Johnson, Cheyanne Stidham and Hannah Wampler were named to the All 53rd District Team for 2014. 

Cougar Baseball Players Zane Blair and Dakota Yonts were also named to the 2014 14th Region All Tournament Team and Lady Cougar Softball Player Carli Combs was named to the 2014 14th Region All Tournament Team.

KHSAA BOYS BASEBALL STATE TOURNAMENT

The 2014 Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament got underway Monday at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington with the first four opening round games being played and 2 mountain teams winning.

The 14th Region Champion, the Hazard Bulldogs advanced to the quarterfinals with a 5-1 win over McCracken County in the opening game of the tournament.

Also 13th Region Champion, South Laurel beat Scott High School 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Also Monday, Simon Kenton beat Southwestern 2-1 and South Warren shutout Daviess County 4-0.

On Wednesday in the quarterfinal matchups Hazard will play Simon Kenton at 6:00pm and South Laurel will play South Warren.

Today, the last 4 opening round games will be played with  15th Region champion Johnson Central taking on Tates Creek this evening at 6:00pm.

The other 3 opening round games today are North Bullitt vs. ETown at 11:00am, Boyd County against Conner at 1:30pm and St. X battles Union County at 8:30pm.

Today's winners will play Thursday, the semifinals will be held on Friday and championship game Saturday in the Baseball State Tournament.


KHSAA GIRLS STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

The Worth KHSAA Softball State Tournament begins this Thursday at Fischer Park in Owensboro.  

13th Region Champion South Laurel will play George Rogers Clark from Winchester, 14th Region Champ Estill County takes on Highlands and 15th Region winner Johnson Central plays Anderson County in the opening round of the double elimination tournament.


REDS BASEBALL BEGINS 10 GAME HOME STAND

The Reds are 7.5 games behind Milwaukee in the NL Central in 4th place.  They were off Monday before beginning a 10 game 3 team home stand at Great American Ball Park against the Giants, Phillies and Dodgers.  The Reds will play the first of 3 against the San Francisco Giants tonight.  Game time is 7:10.  Pre-game begins at 6:40pm on AM 920 WTCW.

 

Friday May 30, 2014

14TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

For the 8th time in the last 10 years and for the 3rd year in a row,  the Estill County Lady Engineers are the 14th Region Softball Tournament champions.  

Last night at Letcher County Central, Estill County beat Powell County 11-3 in the championship game.  

Estill County is 26-13 and will face Highlands in the first round of the Worth/KHSAA Softball State Tournament at Fischer Park in Owensboro next Thursday June 5.

14TH REGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

14th Region baseball champions, the Hazard Bulldogs will play McCracken County from Region 1 in the first round of the 2014 Rawlings KHSAA State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ball Park this Monday June 2nd at 11:00am.  


REDS BASEBALL

The Reds opened up the 4 game weekend series against the D-Backs in Arizona with a 4-0 shutout loss.  The Reds have lost 5 of their last 6 games and are 23-29 on the season, 8 games behind Milwaukee and in 4th place in the NL Central.

The Reds and D-Backs have 3 more games left this weekend in Arizona.  They play tonight at 9:40pm, 10:10pm on Saturday and 4:10pm on Sunday before having Monday off.

You can listen to all the Reds games on AM 920 WTCW.

Monday June 2, 2014

KHSAA STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

The 2014 Rawlings/KHSAA Baseball State Tournament begins today at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington.

2 mountain teams are in action today.

The 14th Region Champion Hazard Bulldogs will play McCracken County out of Region 1 in the opening game of the tournament this morning at 11:00am.

In today's 4th and final game it will be 13th Region champ South Laurel playing Scott High School at 8:30pm.

The other 2 games today are South Warren and Daviess County at 1:30pm and Simon Kenton takes on Southwestern at 6:00pm.

On Tuesday, 15th Region champion Johnson Central will face Tates Creek at 6:00pm.

The other 3 opening round games Tuesday will be North Bullitt vs. ETown at 11:00am, Boyd County against Conner at 1:30pm and St. X battles Union County at 8:30pm.

The quarter finals are Wednesday and Thursday, semifinals on Friday and championship game Saturday.

KHSAA STATE SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT


The Worth KHSAA Softball State Tournament begins this Thursday at Fischer Park in Owensboro.  

13th Region Champion South Laurel will play GRC out of Winchester, 14th Region Champ Estill County will take on Highlands and 15th Region winner Johnson Central plays Anderson County in the opening round of the double elimination tournament.

Thursday May 29, 2014

14TH REGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

The Hazard Bulldogs are the 2014 14th Region Baseball Champions.  The 26-13 Bulldogs beat Estill County 11-1 in 5 innings at Buckhorn last night.  

Hazard will play McCracken County from Region 1 in far Western Kentucky in the 2014 Rawlings KHSAA State Baseball Tournament at Whitaker Bank Ball Park this Monday June 2nd at 11:00am.  

14TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

The 14th Region Softball Tournament championship game is now set and the fantastic season for the Jenkins Lady Cavaliers has come to an end.  Jenkins lost in a hard fought game to Powell County 3-2 in last night's semi-final game 2 at LCC.   With the loss Jenkins ends a 12 game winning streak and finishes 28-5 for the year.  Congratulations to the Lady Cavs and Coach April Damron Charles on a job well done.

In the first semi-final game Estill County powered past Leslie County 7-2.

Tonight Estill County will play Powell County at 7:00pm at Letcher County Central in the 14th Region Softball Tournament Championshp game.

The winner plays next Thursday June 5th in the State Tournament in Owensboro.

REDS BASEBALL

The Reds broke a 4 game losing streak and avoided the sweep by beating the Dodgers in LA last night 3-2.  

The Reds continue on the 2 city 7 game road swing by going to Arizona to play the D-Backs in 4 games this weekend.  Tonight's game begins at 9:40.  Pre-game will be at 9:10pm on AM 920 WTCW.

The Reds and D-Backs will play Friday at 9:40pm, 10:10pm on Saturday and 4:10pm on Sunday before having Monday off.