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High School Sports

  • Lady Racket Rebs finish busy week 5-1

    It was a whirlwind last week for the Lady Rebels of Casey County tennis as they got in six matches, including a make up match (and the East Jessamine match you read about last week).
    The only day off during the stretch was Wednesday as the six matches were played in five days.
    The Lady Racket Rebs dismantled the competition and was just short of shutting out five-of-the-six opponents in the stretch.

  • Rebel baseball earns back-to-back wins

    It was a cold 0-3 start to the high school baseball season for the Casey County Rebels, but things are heating up now as Hillard’s crew earned a pair of wins this past weekend.
    On Friday and Saturday, Casey traveled to McCreary Central and then to Adair County. The Rebels shutout McCreary 11-0 and jumped on Adair early to earn an 11-5 win.

  • Casey track and field wins medals

    The first meet of the year for Casey County track and field yielded great results as the Rebels medalled in 12 events at the Southwestern Invitational in Somerset the weekend of March 17.

  • Racket Rebs pick up wins

    It is still early in the high school tennis season and the Casey County Rebels are off to a hot start.
    One could say the same of the most recent three-match stretch as the Racket Rebs got a hot start by blowing out Mercer County.
    Casey took care of business at home March 21, over the visiting Titans winning the match 9-0 including a pair of shutouts — one at number-three singles and one at number-one doubles.

  • Diamond Lady Rebs grab 2 wins, improve to 5-3

    After a tough loss at home to Wayne County, the Casey County Lady Rebels took care of business in a big way to bounce back with wins over McCreary County and Prestonsburg.
    “We showed improvement after the Wayne loss,” coach Ashley Dean said. “I’m pushing for growth and coming off the big Danville win last week to the Wayne loss I didn’t see the same effort and drive from the girls. As soon as we started having errors, you could see the girls tensing up and their heads dropping which caused more errors.”

  • Lady Rebels tennis unstoppable, now 5-0

    Lady Rebels tennis was in full swing this past week adding four wins to their total, 5-0, this season.
    Casey played a tri-match Saturday at Miller Park in Campbellsville taking down Taylor County (5-0) and Monroe County (4-1).
    The other wins in the stretch came at Somerset Thursday as Casey downed the Lady Briar Jumpers 8-1 and on Monday, the Lady Rebels hosted East Jessamine and edged out one of the best teams in the 12th Region, 3-2.
    The theme of the season so far and the story of the win over East Jessamine is the depth of this Lady Rebel team.

  • Softball Lady Rebs win on Lee walk-off home run

    The Lady Rebels of Casey softball battled their way to a winning record on the young season Thursday when Danville came calling.
    The Lady Admirals were down 0-2 and put eight runs on Casey in the second to make it look like they were going to head back to Danville with a win, but coach Ashley Dean’s bunch methodically chipped away and rode a big night from Lauren Lee to get the 13-11 win moving the Lady Rebels to 3-2 on the season.

  • Rebel tennis splits pair of tough matches

    Rebels tennis found themselves in a couple of tough matches this week as coach Phil Williams’ crew played in a tri-match against Taylor County and Monroe County on Saturday, March 18.
    The Rebels took wins at two and three-seed singles and one-seed doubles to edge out Monroe 3-2 while it was Taylor County who took the other match by squeaking by 3-2.
    Against Taylor, it was again the two and three-seed singles taking their matches, but the rest of the Rebels couldn’t hold off a good Taylor County team.

  • Rebels finish home stand 0-3 in close loss to Southwestern

    This week, the Casey County Baseball Rebels finished up the final two contests of a three-game home stretch to start the season.

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    Danville was less than hospitable, dropping the Rebels 9-0 on Thursday.
    Then, March 20, Casey was all over a very good Southwestern team, but couldn’t hold on late, losing a very tough game 5-4.

  • Rebel baseball takes tough, early loss at home

    Casey baseball hosted Boyle County in their season opener Friday, and had more than their share of early season struggles.
    The Rebels only mustered one run in the opener as Boyle came to Liberty and started the Brandon Hillard era with a 12-1 loss. The lone run for the home team came off of a fourth inning flare to center by Nate Goode followed by a wild pitch that included an error, putting Goode on third and a runner on first. Jake McGowan plated Goode with an infield chopper for the RBI.