en Casey indoor track earns multiple top fives <p> With the short indoor track season in full swing, the Casey runners are hitting their stride.<br /> The Running Rebels picked up three top-five finishes for the girls and five for the boys at the Mason County Indoor event last weekend with the boys taking first place in both the 4x400 and 4x800 relays.<br /> &ldquo;Overall, I am very happy with both of the team&rsquo;s progress so far,&rdquo; coach Jon Vaughn said. &ldquo;We have lots of things to work on. They have shown me great loyalty and are a great bunch of kids.&rdquo;<br /> Garrard puts an end to Rebel win streak <p> The Rebels of Casey County started their recent road trip with three straight wins.<br /> With coach Jason Price&rsquo;s squad seemingly clicking at the right time and poised to go on the road yet again to bring another &ldquo;W&rdquo; to Liberty, the Golden Lions had other plans at Garrard County.<br /> &ldquo;We came out with no energy,&rdquo; Price said. &ldquo;Dug a hole in the first half. Fought hard to come back in the second, but didn&rsquo;t play composed down the stretch. Definitely a game we can learn from. We have to bring it every game.&rdquo;<br /> Lady Rebels lose close one at Boyle County, 62-59 <p> The Casey County Lady Rebels have the second-best record in the 12th Region with just two regular-season games remaining ahead of the 47th District Tournament, but have lost four-of-their-last-five.<br /> With the exception of the Southwestern loss, each of the other three have been by five points or less including a three-point loss to Boyle County Feb. 7.<br /> Casey County track takes three top 10s in first indoor meet of season <p> Indoor Track got under way at the end of January for Casey County at the Wildcat Classic in Lexington at the University of Kentucky Nutter Field House.<br /> Coach Jon Vaughn&rsquo;s crew brought home three top 10s with a pair of relay teams each finishing eighth and an individual seventh-place finish.<br /> &ldquo;The Casey County runners looked good for a first meet,&rdquo; Vaughn said. &ldquo;There are some top-notch runners from all size schools at this meet. It is a great opportunity to see who has been working hard during the winter months.&rdquo;<br /> Rebels drop (11) Southwestern, beat Woodford County <p> The Casey County Rebels made a late run last year with key wins down the stretch and a historic District Tourney showing.<br /> After some bumps, well, maybe a few more than some, coach Jason Price seems to have his guys peeking at just the right time as they have reeled off three straight including a statement 80-77 win at (11) Southwestern (20-5) Thursday.<br /> Lady Rebs bounce back, win at Woodford <p> After the first three-game losing skid of the season, the Casey County Lady Rebels took care of business on the road to get a tick back in the &ldquo;W&rdquo; column.<br /> A pair of home games against 4th Region opponents didn&rsquo;t go as expected, but playing a tough (23) Russell County (19-6) team and a very good Glasgow (20-3) team that had won 15-of-their-last-16 would be difficult for anyone, but coach Tara Weddle&rsquo;s bunch put up a valiant fight coming up a combined eight points short.<br /> Casey takes down rival Russell Co. on the road <p> During a season when wins have been hard to come by, any win is sweet, but a rivalry win is that much sweeter.<br /> On Friday the Casey County Rebels made a fast trip to the slow time zone to take on Russell County (4-18).<br /> &ldquo;We were in control throughout,&rdquo; said coach Jason Price. &ldquo;We knew that consistent defensive pressure was the way to go. We pressured them for three-fourths of the game. In the second half, they started turning it over. If we would&rsquo;ve hit our free throws we would have really stretched the lead.&rdquo;<br /> Lady Rebs beat Garrard, fall at Southwestern <p> Casey County girls basketball took on Garrard County (12-9) and Southwestern (14-8) last week and came out the other side 1-1, trying to figure out where their defense had gone.<br /> &ldquo;We had a really bad week of basketball,&rdquo; coach Tara Weddle said. &ldquo;We didn&rsquo;t shoot the ball well and we have a bad habit of getting lazy on D if our shots don&rsquo;t fall.&rdquo;<br /> Despite having a tough time offensively and that leading to bad defense, the Lady Rebels overcame a sluggish first half at home when Garrard County came to town.<br />