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  • 0706sportsman3.jpg Sportsman of the Year: Doing it Tay's way

    Taylor Wheeler will readily admit that she had no delusions of grandeur upon first picking up a basketball or a softball. Little did she know she’d become the definition of grandeur by graduation time at Boyd County High School.

    July 6, 2014 3 Photos

  • Heyerly paces Russell runners at Summer Motion 10K

    For the second time in three years, Jacob Heyerly mastered the road course at the 24th annual Summer Motion 10K race Saturday morning.

    July 5, 2014

  • Morehead mashes three home runs, tops Ashland National

    The 11- and 12-year-old Morehead Youth All-Stars have used the long ball to win games all season long.

    July 5, 2014

  • Ashland American clutch with 2 outs

    In the first meeting between Ashland American and Russell-Flatwoods, Ashland scored eight times with two outs in the opening frame en route to a 10-5 victory.
    Seven two-out runs over five innings did the trick on Thursday night for Ashland as they claimed the District 6 Area 2 9-and-10-year-old baseball All-Star title with an 8-1 win over Russell-Flatwoods at Fraley Field.

    July 4, 2014

  • Softball teams get set for State

    Eagerness is overflowing for Little League All-Star softball managers Brad Hamilton and Jim Crosier.

    July 4, 2014

  • Ditty back on court with force

    Julie Ditty’s competitive fire is burning again after a three-year retirement from pro tennis.

    July 3, 2014

  • R-F puts up 20 for 10-11s title

    Russell-Flatwoods bats provided some early fireworks in Little League action Wednesday night.

    July 3, 2014

  • Fleming Co. 9-10s edge Morehead

    Wednesday was Shawn Emmons' 39th birthday.
    The Fleming County All-Star 9-10 baseball team Emmons coaches gave him a pretty good present — a 13-10 win over Morehead for the District 6, Area 1 championship at Fleming County Recreation Park.

    July 2, 2014

  • Shepherd picks up first pro win

    Chandler Shepherd earned the first win of his professional career on Tuesday night, picking up a victory for the Lowell Spinners.

    July 2, 2014

  • Quite the Quotes! Part IV: Nos. 1-10

    Top Quotes of the Year (from The Independent’s high school sports coverage of the 2013-2014 school year)

    July 1, 2014

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