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  • Thunder on a sunny day

    Greenup County did its best to pitch to Ashland slugger McKenzie Vanover in her first three trips to the plate Saturday afternoon.
    It didn’t work out so well.

    April 13, 2014

  • East, Ashland set benchmark

    East Carter broke a school record with 31 wins and camped out in the state’s Top 10.
    Ashland crashed the state Final Four for the program’s first time in the modern era of Kentucky high school girls basketball.

    April 12, 2014

  • Speaks excited about 'jump' to UPike

    MaKenzi Speaks distinguished herself at last spring’s Class A, Region 7 and state track and field meets.

    April 12, 2014

  • Cox, Cats scratch out home win

    Ashland still isn’t exactly lacing the ball all over the yard, but by comparison, its six runs amounted to a veritable outburst on Friday.

    April 12, 2014

  • 0411allasb1.jpg Diller guides Lady Rams to All 'A' title

    Whether in, out, up or down, Raceland’s Kelsey Diller hit Morgan Curley’s target with near perfection.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0411greenup0288.jpg Musketeers squeeze one out against Ashland, 2-1

    The one-run hex is history.
    Greenup County had been 0-5 in games decided by one run until Thursday, but the Musketeers’ 2-1 victory over Ashland didn’t lack late-inning drama.
    The Musketeers loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh, just after Ashland’s Cam Fritz and Casey Clark had tag-teamed to tie the game at 1-1.

    April 10, 2014 4 Photos

  • Senior leads way in 1-0 victory over Greenup

    Whether firing fastballs or swinging the bat herself, Mallory Powell is usually clutch.
    On a windy Thursday evening, the Russell senior came through again.
    Powell outdueled Greenup County pitcher Brooke Johnson and also doubled home Alexis Maynard to give Russell a 1-0 victory.

    April 10, 2014

  • Growing into their own ‘A’ game

    The young Morgan County Cougars are growing up.
    Freshman infielder Sean Gevedon’s two-out single in the top of the eighth inning broke a 3-3 tie to help the Cougars earn a 5-3 win over West Carter in the 16th Region All “A” Classic Championship at Ernie Chattin Field in Ashland on Thursday night.

    April 10, 2014

  • Damron, Boyd power way past East Carter

    Brock Damron just grinned at his teammates’ good-natured teasing.
    The Boyd County sophomore shortstop’s second double of Thursday night’s game at East Carter missed clearing the left-field fence of J.P. Kouns Field by mere feet.
    That hardly mattered on this night, as that two-bagger was part of the Lions’ 11-run seventh inning that polished off a 19-4 beating of the Raiders.

    April 10, 2014

  • Red Devils, Boyd girls post big wins

    Russell senior left-hander Alex Jones is no stranger to throwing to tough competition.
    Jones came through with a fine performance against Lawrence County on Thursday in leading the Red Devils to an 8-3 win.

    April 10, 2014

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