Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local News

October 4, 2012

AARON SNYDER: False start picks?

ASHLAND — By writing this a day early, I realize I’m in danger of causing a Kramer-Newman dispute as seen in “Seinfeld.”

Like Kramer, you’ll be asking, “What is today?”

Your friend (Newman) will answer, “It’s Thursday.”

Ah, but it doesn’t feel like a Thursday, does it?

In the episode, Kramer said he thought it was a Tuesday. Newman chirps back that Tuesday has no feel.

My readers, my friends, I’m sorry for the confusion.

I know this column has a Friday feel, but with three games on the docket tonight, a special edition was necessary.

After all, I don’t really have a “work feel” as I’m trying to relax in the Smoky Mountains this week.

But, here we go anyway …

Tonight’s games:

Fairview 60, Paintsville 14: This won’t be pretty.

West Carter 22, Fleming County 21: Comets shock the Panthers as Fleming County QB Desmond McAdams serves the second of his two-game suspension.

Johnson Central 55, Greenup County 8: While the Musketeers played Rowan County much closer than most expected, Johnson Central is coming off a huge win. Letdown? Don’t think so.

Friday’s games:

Ashland 27, Belfry 20: Another big game for Ashland. Another big win.

East Carter 31, Lewis County 21: Raiders gained some confidence by earning first win (a rivalry one, at that) in two seasons. They keep riding high with a second victory of the district variety in two weeks.

Ironton 28, Bishop Watterson 21: Fighting Tigers return to Tanks and come out on top in a hard-fought battle.

Lawrence County 44, Pike County Central 28: Offensively, the Bulldogs won’t have any problems. Beating Sheldon Clark was just what the doctor ordered for the defense. Yes, I realize they gave up 33 points. But they did enough to win, and they will again.

Raceland 40, Nicholas County 18: Idle week didn’t cool off Rams, who start off district play on right foot.

Rowan County 34, Boyd County 27: I’m not forgetting Greenup County, but loser may just have a future date at Fort Thomas Highlands. Now, that’s what I call a reason to play hard.

AARON SNYDER can be reached at asnyder@dailyindependent.com or (606) 326-2664.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • 0419sciencehs.JPG Russell High School wins State Science Olympiad

    The long ride home from Bowling Green was tinged with disappointment for Russell High School students who believed they’d finished as also-rans in the state Science Olympiad last weekend.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0419sciencems.JPG Russell Middle School state Science Olympiad champions

    From identifying hundreds of insects to designing and operating mechanical contraptions that just look like insects, a team of Russell Middle School students took their research and technical skills to the Science Olympiad in Bowling Green last week and came back state champions.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0419melodies0114.jpg Kitchen jazzes up downtown lunch hour

    Some came to enjoy the relaxing sounds of cool jazz and traditional tunes at lunch, while others attended in hopes of picking up a few tricks from a master musician as guitarist Chris Kitchen kicked off the Melodies & Masterpieces concert series in downtown Ashland Friday afternoon.

    April 18, 2014 3 Photos

  • Sparks, Waddell in Carter Coronor’s race

    Incumbent George A. Sparks of Grayson will face challenger William Waddell of Olive Hill in the Democratic primary election for the Carter County coroner’s seat.

    April 18, 2014

  • 04/18/2014 — What's Happening

    Local news

    April 18, 2014

  • Bill3.jpg 'Dreams'

    It was in her own death that Donna Schoonover helped William Schoonover redefine his life.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • guyp-rodnew.jpg 'Uplifting people'

    The snow kept gospel singer Guy Penrod chilling a little longer than it should have this spring.

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0418star0024.jpg Raising the roof

    Leaks will soon be a thing of the past at Star Elementary School, where workers are busy putting up a new roof.
     

    April 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Fire at Russell care facility

    A care facility for the elderly in Russell was temporarily evacuated following a fire in the kitchen Wednesday night.
     

    April 18, 2014

  • Incumbent, newcomer vie for PVA position

    A longtime office-holder is facing a rare primary challenge in the Greenup County property valuation administrator race.

    April 18, 2014

Featured Ads
Seasonal Content
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP basketball
SEC Zone