Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

Local Sports

January 7, 2014

AARON SNYDER: PG tardy after D.C. weekend



1. East Carter (13-1)

2. Ashland (7-3)

3. Boyd County (7-4)

4. Bath County (8-2)

5. Lewis County (6-6)

6. Russell (10-3)

7. Fleming County (7-5)

Look who’s knocking (next two in): Johnson Central, Greenup County.

30-Point Club

Even the freezing temperatures can’t cool Rose Hill’s Cameron Thomas. The senior notched another 30-point game, this time against Lynn Camp last Monday.

Tweet the PG

Follow the Point Guard (@DindependentQB) on Twitter for updates on local sports news and scores.

Klemme on Board

Zack Klemme is our new full-time sports writer. He spent the last 2 1/2 years as the sports editor at The (Maysville) Ledger Independent, so many of you might already be familiar with his work.

We are happy to have him on board and you’ll be seeing him out and about soon enough!

Watch the Show!

Check out “Mid-week Sports Shop Talk,” a new local sports talk show that will be livestreamed at greenupbeacon.com, and later posted at dailyindependent.com, every Wednesday at 1 p.m.

Yours truly will be a regular anchor. Hank Bond, of the Greenup Beacon, will produce the half-hour show, which will focus mostly on local high school and college sports, but will also incorporate a good deal of variety.

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

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