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High School Sports

  • Casey runners hit their stride, regionals up next

    Casey County track and field has enjoyed a good season and competed through a packed schedule this past week.
    The running Rebels had three meets in five days to close the regular season before taking a week off ahead of the Regional Meet.
    On May 2, the Rebels competed just down the road at the Danville All Comers meet where 15 different events saw a competitor with Casey across their chest in the top five.

  • Lady Diamond Rebs looking for consistency

    After winning a pair a week ago, Casey County softball is coming off of losing three straight with only one being a close game.
    Coach Ashley Dean is looking for the bats to catch up with her defense before the District Tournament.
    “We have to focus on getting solid consistent hits and pushing runs across the plate,” Dean said. “We won’t win games if we don’t put ourselves in scoring position. Our defense is there and as long as we continue to make the simple plays, we will be a solid group going into Districts.”

  • Lady Racket Rebs continue to roll, rise to 19-2

    Casey County girls tennis has put together an impressive run so far this regular season. After three more wins and with only one contest left ahead of the Regional Tournament — the Lady Racket Rebs are now 19-2.
    “When I planned the schedule last spring and fall, never would I have imagined that we would get to an overall 19 wins for our team,” coach Marvetta Overstreet said. “That is an incredible record earned by talented and hard-working players who consistently give their best to their team. I am extremely honored to coach this team.”

  • Rebs fall to W. Jess, bounce back over Clinton Co.

    Another pair of matches are in the books for the Racket Rebels of Casey County with only one remaining before the Regional Tournament.
    The two matches Casey played last week were a split as the boys lost to West Jessamine 7-2 and then bounced back to get Clinton County by the same score.
    The Rebels are now 11-7 with a chance to get win number 12 in a make-up match with Pulaski this week before the Region on the weekend.

  • CCHS track and field moving up in 2A rankings ahead of Regional Meet

    Casey County High School Track and Field has been enjoying success over the last few years, but this season their climb is more evident.
    Lots of personal records and multiple school records have been eclipsed and there are still a few meets to get through before taking on Regionals.

  • Williams and Banks to run at Lindsey Wilson College

    The cross country and track program at Casey County has methodically become one of the best programs in central Kentucky and competes with the best of the best across the state. The girls program has been center stage longer, but the boys have progressively come along the last two years.
    Major reasons for the surge by the boys program is a pair of graduating seniors who will now get to run together at the next level.
    Chase Williams and Brandon Banks each recently inked letters of intent to run track and cross country at Lindsey Wilson College.

  • Softball Rebs take 3 of 4, now over .500

    Casey County softball closed out a four-game stretch last week by winning both games of a double header with Somerset on Monday night.
    The Lady Diamond Rebs got a shutout gem from Jalie Buis in game one to beat the Lady Briar Jumpers 2-0 and then outlasted Somerset 15-14 on a walk-off RBI triple by Buis that plated Gracie Johnson for the win.

  • Casey County boys tennis improves to 10-6

    The Racket Rebels took three-of-four matches last week and are playing some of their best tennis of the season, and at just the right time.
    “We have been playing more consistent tennis in the last several matches,” coach Phil Williams said. “I think we played our best match of the year against Wayne County, who may be the second best team in the Region this year.”

  • Casey strides toward track and field post season

    Two of the last three events have been the kind of high-level competition that coach Jon Vaughn wants his runners prepared for as Regionals and State are right around the corner.
    Casey County track and field has been turning heads in the relay events, as it has in most categories all season.
    In the last two weeks, the highlight has been the 1600m/mile as Alyssa Sharp grabbed a personal record at the Mercer County Heart of the Bluegrass event April 15 where the freshman finished eighth with a time of 5:56.91.

  • Lady Racket Rebels add three wins

    Looking at the scores, Casey girls tennis breezed through another three matches en route to three more wins to improve the Lady Rebels to 16-2, but coach Marvetta Overstreet says scores can be deceiving.