http://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Casey softball offense struggling as they drop four straight http://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-softball-offense-struggling-they-drop-four-straight <img src="http://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/ccsbbrighter.jpg" alt="Jalie Buis is greeted by teammates after hitting a homerun versus Somerset April 12." title="Jalie Buis is greeted by teammates after hitting a homerun versus Somerset April 12." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net&nbsp;</p> <p> Adair 5 Casey 4</p> <p> Trying to snap a three-game losing streak, the Casey County Lady Rebels went on the road on April 13 to take on Adair County.</p> <p> The Lady Indians would strike first in the bottom of the first. After an error and passed ball Kendyl Hardin would come into score to put Adair up 1-0.</p> Casey Baseball drops three against tough competition http://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-baseball-drops-three-against-tough-competition <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net&nbsp;</p> <p> Somerset 11 Casey 5</p> <p> Looking to rebound from the loss against West Jessamine, the Rebels hosted Somerset on April 10 as they took on their district rivals. After holding the Jumpers scoreless in the top of the first, Casey would get on the board first to lead 1-0 after the first inning.</p> Girls tennis improve to 8-2 with 3-0 week http://www.caseynews.net/content/girls-tennis-improve-8-2-3-0-week-0 <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> The Lady Raquet Rebs swept a trio of matches last week coming off the break the week before taking care of business 8-1 over Russell County, 4-1 against Taylor County and survived a tight one with Mercer County 3-2.</p> Rebel tennis beat Russell County, fall at Taylor http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebel-tennis-beat-russell-county-fall-taylor <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Phil Williams&rsquo; squad hosted Russell County last Tuesday, April 10 and finished off the Lakers 6-3 then traveled to Taylor County the following Thursday losing a tough one 4-1.</p> <p> The Rebels swept doubles against Russell County with the closest match at number-one doubles, but Luke Johnson and Austin Harne even won that one 8-5. Those same two players along with Nate Goode accounted for the wins in the singles matches.</p> Distance runners shine last week for CCHS Track and Field http://www.caseynews.net/content/distance-runners-shine-last-week-cchs-track-and-field <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Casey County Track and Field and a good week as they approach the stretch run of their season heading towards regionals and State.</p> <p> The boy&rsquo;s and girl&rsquo;s 4x800 relay teams each continue to show out with the boys (Noah Brown, Federico Diaz, Juan Cuin and Cristian Solis) taking first at the Southwestern All Comers Meet Tuesday, April 10 and second among 2A teams (9:28.10) at the Clash of the Classes in Bardstown, on Saturday.</p> Casey Softball goes 1-3 in spring break tournament http://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-softball-goes-1-3-spring-break-tournament <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> Casey 7 McEwen 6</p> <p> Looking to salvage one win in The Cal Ripken Experience Tournament in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., the Casey County High School softball team took on McEwen on April 5.</p> Casey baseball splits opening games versus Mercer, Trinity http://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-baseball-splits-opening-games-versus-mercer-trinity <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net&nbsp;</p> <p> Casey 6 Trinity 5</p> <p> Looking to get their first win of the season, the Rebels faced Whitesville Trinity on April 3 at Thomas Nelson High School.</p> <p> Trinity would strike first in the first inning with one run before scoring three runs in the second inning to hold a commanding 4-0 lead early on.</p> Casey archers compete at State Tournament http://www.caseynews.net/content/casey-archers-compete-state-tournament <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> After making it to the State Tournament as individuals at the 10th region Tournament held at Lincoln County, four Casey County archers competed at the State Tournament March 29-31 in Louisville.</p> <p> Justin Luttrell became the first Casey County archer to compete at the State Tournament last year, and impressed shooting a 287 to finish in 97th place overall out of 3,247 male shooters.</p>