Ohio bowler signs with UPike PIKEVILLE – A young lady who helped found her high school’s bowling program has signed to compete at the University of Pikeville.
Jessica Frazier, a senior at Heath High School in Heath, Ohio, will bowl for the three-time national champions beginning this fall.
It was Frazier’s idea to start the bowling program at Heath. Her persistence paid off. “I went to the athletics director’s office nearly every day just to check if the answer chang...
National magazine names Kentucky as top destination for trophy deer FRANKFORT - Outdoor Life magazine has named Kentucky as the nation’s top destination for trophy deer hunting.
The national hunting and fishing magazine based its rankings on trophy deer production, hunter density, fees and how hunter friendly the laws and regulations were in each state.
“The trophy deer hunting possibilities in Kentucky aren’t a secret anymore,” said Dr. Jon Gassett, commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wil...
Tennessee soccer player signs with Pikeville PIKEVILLE – A player who knows a thing or two about what it takes to be a champion has signed to play soccer at the University of Pikeville.
Brandon Lopez, who is graduating from Franklin Road Christian School in Murfreesboro, Tenn., will join the Bears in the fall.
Lopez is a 5-11, 165-pound left defender who plays for Tennessee Soccer Club, which has won six state championships. He is a three-star recruit according to Top Drawer Soccer....
Operation UNITE to offer six free regional basketball camps SOMERSET - Six free Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camps, taught by former University of Kentucky standout Jeff Sheppard, will be conducted in June 2013. Participants in a Shoot Hoops Not Drugs basketball camp receive a free basketball, T-shirt and meal.
Each of the camps will begin at 4 p.m. and conclude about 7 p.m.
The 2013 Shoot Hoops Not Drugs camp schedule shapes up as follows:
Carter County, Monday, June 3, East Carter Middle S...
Linville wins Walter “Peg” Combs Memorial race SITKA - Veteran Late Model driver Dustin Linville won his heat race and then drove to a win in the Walter “Peg” Combs Memorial race on Saturday night at 201 Speedway.
Jason Hall (Open Wheel Modified), Joe King (Limited Late Model) and Nathan Martin (Four Cylinder) also claimed featured features at the Johnson County dirt track.
A recap from the latest 201 Speedway racenight follows.
Late Model qualifying: 1. 24H-Michael P. Howard, 14.25...
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Crider pick up two seconds, one third at Isom track ISOM - Crider Brothers Racing fared well over the weekend at Mountaineer Kartway in Letcher County.
Christian Crider raced in the AKRA Lites class. The adult class featured nine karts. Crider qualified second and eventually finished in his same starting position.
Two of the top-three spots in another race belonged to Crider Brothers Racing. In the Jr. AKRA class, Cameron Crider finished second and Christian Crider exited the race third.
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Votto named National League Player of the Week CINCINNATI - Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 19. The announcement was made earlier in the week on MLB Network.
In six games last week, Votto led the Majors with a .583 batting average (14-for-24) and a .655 on-base percentage. The three-time N.L. All-Star ranked among league leaders with a .917 slugging percentage (2nd), 14 hits (T-2nd), 22 total bases (3rd...
ACHS boys’ basketball team to host camp EASTERN - The Allen Central High School boys’ basketball team will host a youth camp June 3-5 at J.E. Campbell Arena.
The camp will be held from 8:30 a.m.-Noon each day. Registration for the camp will be held at 8:15 a.m. on June 3 in the gym lobby.
Anyone in grades K-8 is eligible for the Allen Central High School boys’ basketball program-hosted camp. Cost of the camp is $65.
The ACHS boys’ basketball program is under the direction of ...
Kentucky Afield Outdoors: It’s catfish time across the state FRANKFORT - When water temperatures warm into the 70s, it’s catfish time across Kentucky.
“Late May and June is the prime time for catching catfish from reservoirs, small lakes, rivers and farm ponds,” said Gerry Buynak, assistant director of fisheries at the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The spawn is underway and with the onset of warmer weather, catfish settle into daily patterns. They begin to feed aggressively at ...
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Rose to appear at London Dragway’s Grudge Wars PRESTONSBURG - Kent Rose will head back out on the road during the upcoming weekend. Rose will travel to London Dragway on Saturday for Grudge Wars. The London Dragway-hosted event will feature grudge racing from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Rose will arm-drop throughout the grudge races in London.
Prior to hosting Grudge Wars, London Dragway will hold Test N Tune Friday. The London track will offer racing in Quick 16, Top ET, Modified and Induction Solu...
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NFL veterans to host youth camp at Prestonsburg PRESTONSBURG - NFL veterans will host the Highest Level Football Camp at Prestonsburg High School on Saturday, June 15, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The youth football camp is for players ages 5-18.
The camp will be under the direction of former Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Glenn Holt. During an NFL regular-season game versus the Buffalo Bills, Holt returned a kick 100 yards for a touchdown. The 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown ranks as th...
Free Fishing Weekend set for June 1-2 FRANKFORT - Families can take a free test drive of fishing fun during the first weekend of June.
Kentucky will celebrate free fishing weekend across the state June 1-2. It’s been an annual event since at least 1992.
Moms, dads, grandparents, extended family and out-of-state visitors all can sample Kentucky’s fishing opportunities without having to buy a license or permit during this weekend. Size and creel limits on the number of fish tha...
Wesley Christian wins Floyd County C-Team title ALLEN - Wesley Christian School captured the 2013 Floyd County C-Team volleyball title.
Sabrina Boyd and Pauletta Lafferty coached the Wesley Christian School C-Team.
The Wesley Christian C-Team included players Savannah Jarrell, Meredith Wells, Anna James, Lindsey Nelson, Sarah Whited and Sarah McCoy.
Wesley Christian competed against teams from throughout Floyd County during the season.
Ohio standout to bowl at UPike PIKEVILLE – A graduate of Newark, Ohio, High School has signed to bowl for the University of Pikeville.
Austin Martin of Utica, Ohio, has signed a scholarship agreement to bowl for Coach Kyle Wilson’s team.
Martin, who has a pair of 300 games and a 299 in his five years on the lanes, has competed in the JTBAs for three years. His high series is a sparkling 801.
Martin is the son of former PBA bowler Robert Martin, who won a regional PBA...
MSU golf camp information released MOREHEAD - The 36th annual Rex Chaney Golf Academy is set for Sunday, June 2-7 at Eagle Trace Golf Course in Morehead. Boys and girls ages 8-18 are eligible to participate.
Chaney is a four-time Ohio Valley Conference Men’s Golf Coach of the Year. Earlier in his career, Chaney spent time coaching men’s basketball and baseball at Morehead State University.
MSU Head Women’s Golf Coach Stephanie Barker, Nelson Gullett, Lee Martin, Cathy Gull...