http://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Cross country teams perform on and off the course http://www.caseynews.net/content/cross-country-teams-perform-and-course <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/boysxc.jpg" alt="Bottom row: Alfonso Escudero, Juan Cuin, Alex Wilham; Top: Ben Schumann, Jonathan Crawely, Federico Diaz, Noah Brown and Harley Byrd." title="Bottom row: Alfonso Escudero, Juan Cuin, Alex Wilham; Top: Ben Schumann, Jonathan Crawely, Federico Diaz, Noah Brown and Harley Byrd." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Running Rebels have qualified for State a school record three years in a row while the Lady Rebels have their own school-record streak of five years going, but the most recent accolades for these teams only slightly have to do with that success.</p> <p> The KHSAA and the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (KTCCCA) have released their State All Academic Teams for the 2017 season - there are a bunch of Casey County names.</p> Rebels football turns in another historic season http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-football-turns-another-historic-season <p> While the second-round, 44-41 loss to Powell County still stings, there is plenty to help the Casey County Rebel Football team keep their heads held high like finishing a Casey record 6th in the AP poll.</p> <p> This is a team that had just come off a historically magical season in 2016 and, outside of those associated with the program, there weren&rsquo;t many lining up to say that the 2017 installment would be knocking on the record book door.</p> <p> Instead, before the ink could dry on records by the 2016 team, the 2017 squad made their own adjustments.</p> GCA boys basketball moves to 3-1 with two road wins http://www.caseynews.net/content/gca-boys-basketball-moves-3-1-two-road-wins <p> After a loss in the home opener put Galilean at 1-1 to start the season, the Eagles took to the road last week.</p> <p> It was an important league match up in Somerset with Cumberland Christian Home Educators (CCHE) on Thursday for Galilean. The last time the two teams met, CCHE beat GCA for the first time in recent memory 69-58 (Dec. 8, 2016).</p> Rebels pitch shutout vs Morgan, advance in playoffs http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-pitch-shutout-vs-morgan-advance-playoffs <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/sports-fb.jpg" alt="Casey County Rebels #88 Dustin Richards and #11 Dalton Summers celebrate a touchdown Nov. 3 versus Morgan County. The Rebels dominated the game 51-0 for their 10th win. The team plays Powell County Friday." title="Casey County Rebels #88 Dustin Richards and #11 Dalton Summers celebrate a touchdown Nov. 3 versus Morgan County. The Rebels dominated the game 51-0 for their 10th win. The team plays Powell County Friday." align="left" hspace="6" width="73" height="85" /><p> Last Friday night, Casey hosted the first round of the KHSAA 3-A football playoffs. Morgan County was the unlucky squad to lace them up against the Rebels on their home turf.</p> Rebels finish one yard short of first 11-win season http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-finish-one-yard-short-first-11-win-season <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/fb.jpg" alt="Senior captains take the field against Powell County Nov. 10 holding hands. Pictured, from left to right: Coach Steve Stonebreaker, Dustin Richards, Trustan Elmore, Luke Moore and Dalton Summers. " title="Senior captains take the field against Powell County Nov. 10 holding hands. Pictured, from left to right: Coach Steve Stonebreaker, Dustin Richards, Trustan Elmore, Luke Moore and Dalton Summers. " align="left" hspace="6" width="48" height="85" /><p> Casey County (10-2) traveled to a much-improved Powell County (8-4) Friday night for Round two of the KHSAA 3-A State Football Playoffs.</p> <p> The Rebels had hosted the Pirates in the first round last year in the first round to the tune of a 48-12 win. This time around Powell returned the favor, but Casey was oh so close to their first ever 11-win season in school history.</p> Galilean volleyball makes first KCAA State Tourney http://www.caseynews.net/content/galilean-volleyball-makes-first-kcaa-state-tourney <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/volleyball_11.jpg" alt="Galilean Volleyball Left to right: Cassie York, Madison Tucker, Tabby Jones, Trina Jones, Anna Lucas, Heather Martin, Allee Wesley, Jazmyn Oakes, Abby Evans and Brooklynn Harpin at Asbury University’s Luce Center after their State Tournament appearance." title="Galilean Volleyball Left to right: Cassie York, Madison Tucker, Tabby Jones, Trina Jones, Anna Lucas, Heather Martin, Allee Wesley, Jazmyn Oakes, Abby Evans and Brooklynn Harpin at Asbury University’s Luce Center after their State Tournament appearance." align="left" hspace="6" width="131" height="85" /><p> Galilean won their play-in game over Oak Ridge as the two teams met in Bowling Green Nov. 2. The Lady Eagles took the match 2-0 (25-18, 25-20) despite a sluggish showing.</p> <p> &ldquo;We didn&rsquo;t play our best, but was able to pull out the win,&rdquo; coach Scott Jones said. &ldquo;I was proud that our girls didn&rsquo;t quit and when it was time to come together to get the W, that is what they did.&rdquo;</p> Lady Eagles take opening game non-league loss http://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-eagles-take-opening-game-non-league-loss <p> Girl&rsquo;s basketball is in it&rsquo;s fifth season at Galilean Christian. Despite growth at the school to nearly 100 students PreK-12 for the first time in many years, not many decided to play varsity girls basketball this season.</p> <p> There were just enough to keep the program going. Five girls bravely donned Galilean Maroon, black and white for the season opener Friday night.</p> All District Soccer http://www.caseynews.net/content/all-district-soccer <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/socceralldist.jpg" alt="Nick Wilkerson, left, and Federico Morales, right were recognized on the 47th All District Team for soccer." title="Nick Wilkerson, left, and Federico Morales, right were recognized on the 47th All District Team for soccer." align="left" hspace="6" />