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  • 122013_825a.jpg Vanderhoof steps down as Lady Rams coach

    Randy Vanderhoof says Raceland’s girls basketball program is ready to compete.
    And he believes that means he’s done what he set out to do.
    “Every program goes through a transition period, and somebody’s gotta try to help them through that time, and that was our job, to help lead the girls the last two years through that transition period,” Vanderhoof said Wednesday. “And we think now that they’re ready to go and they’re ready to win.
    “The last two years, we’ve been the youngest team in the tri-state, and those young kids, they’ve really developed, and it’s probably just time right now for somebody else to step in.”
    The veteran coach resigned Tuesday, concluding his second stint as the Lady Rams’ coach after two seasons.

    July 9, 2014 1 Photo

  • AARON SNYDER: Cooperstown next for surging Mudcats

    Over the past 10 years, the Kentucky Mudcats Travel Baseball Club has been a dominant force.

    July 9, 2014

  • Ashland National Junior 'amped up'

    With the state tournament a mere 10 days away, Ashland National's Junior League All-Stars are sitting on cloud nine.
    Manager Tom Lowe gave them a whole week to bask in their big achievement. Now, it's back to preparation time.

    July 8, 2014

  • Wildcats DE Dupree on Bednarik award watch list

    Kentucky senior defensive end Alvin "Bud" DuPree is on the watch list for the Chuck Bednarik Award given to the nation's best defensive player.

    July 8, 2014

  • 0708asham1.jpg District 6 9-10 Baseball All-Stars: Here's Johnny!

    Ashland American 9-10-year-old All Stars has been shutting down opponents during its undefeated district tournament run.

    July 8, 2014 3 Photos

  • Junior Sixers shift focus to State after Cliff Webb win

    Ashland Post 76’s 17-under team couldn’t be cooled on Fourth of July weekend.

    July 8, 2014

  • Ashland American, South Shore drop State games

    Both Ashland American’s 9- and 10-year-old softball All-Stars and South Shore’s 11-12 group dropped contests in state tournament play at the Washington County Little League fields on Monday in Springfield.

    July 8, 2014

  • AARON SNYDER: Reds could have had seven All-Stars

    As ridiculous as this reads, the 45-42 Cincinnati Reds could have easily had All-Star representation from seven players.

    July 6, 2014

  • Pitching, bench play lift Ashland American 9-10s

    Entering softball state tournament play, the wish list was short for Ashland American 9- and 10-year-old All-Star manager Brad Hamilton: win the first game.
    Check.

    July 6, 2014

  • South Shore 11-12s 1-1 in state play

    The South Shore 11- and 12-year-old softball All-Stars are sitting at 1-1 in state tournament play after two days.

    July 6, 2014