Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

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  • Cherry wins McDowell 5K race

    Grayson native Bradley Cherry stayed well ahead of the pack to take first place in the Benji McDowell Memorial 5K race on Sunday.

    April 6, 2014

  • ukff2.jpg Another amazing finish Kentucky defeated Wisconsin 74-73 in the national semifinals on Saturday night, winning again on a late 3-pointer from Aaron Harrison. The Wildcats play for their ninth championship on Monday night against Connecticut.

    April 6, 2014

  • Kentucky freshmen against UConn comeback players

    All those Kentucky freshmen against a Connecticut team already with a few championship rings.

    April 6, 2014

  • ukff1.jpg WON and not quite done

    No, this was not an instant replay, though it certainly is turning into a highlight loop that Aaron Harrison and his Kentucky teammates could get used to watching.

    April 6, 2014 1 Photo

  • 0406AshSB0075.jpg Hensley-led Kittens make splash on hill

    After two rain-splattered days, Ashland and an impressive guest list finally got down to playing softball in the Kitten Spring Invitational on Saturday.
    Megan Hensley homered in both of Ashland’s games, including a walk-off shot, as the Kittens beat Cabell Midland 4-3 and then blanked Magoffin County 10-0 in the first high school competition at the new Championship Fastpitch Athletic Complex.

    April 5, 2014 3 Photos

  • East teammates Marsh, Walker ink with KCU soccer

    East Carter senior soccer players Seth Marsh and Ryan Walker get to be teammates for a few more years.
    Both of them are staying close to home as they signed letters of intent to play at Kentucky Christian University.

    April 5, 2014

  • ZACK KLEMME: Leave one-and-done fun to Cal

    John Calipari has been quoted time and again saying he’s no fan of the very principle with which he is inextricably linked, the “one-and-done.”

    April 4, 2014

  • AARON SNYDER: Expect this, Cats fans?

    Why don’t Kentucky fans ever rush the floor? Because the Wildcats are supposed to win.

    April 4, 2014

  • 63rd District Baseball Preview: Pitching key, coaches say

    Of its 24 wins last season, 18 of them went to pitchers who are no longer on Greenup County’s roster.
    Meanwhile, Lewis County returns its ace (and more). Russell coach Mike Martino likes his top arm. Raceland is, in a sense, in the same boat as the Musketeers, having graduated its No. 1 pitcher.

    April 3, 2014

  • Wheeler, Bradley, McKenzie in Ohio-Kentucky All-Star Game

    When high school all-star basketball teams from the Commonwealth and the Buckeye State clash for the 23rd time on April 12 at Thomas More College, three area fixtures will participate.
    Ashland coach Bill Bradley will pilot the Kentucky girls team in the Ohio-Kentucky All-Star Basketball Game. Boyd County senior Taylor Wheeler is one of the 15 seniors on the Bluegrass State’s roster.

    April 3, 2014