http://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Vaught's Views: UK linebacking corps ‘Kashing in,’ Cats and Coach Cal http://www.caseynews.net/content/vaughts-views-uk-linebacking-corps-%E2%80%98kashing-in%E2%80%99-cats-and-coach-cal <p> His first season at Kentucky was even more of a learning experience than linebacker Kash Daniel anticipated.<br /> &ldquo;It was like a rollercoaster,&rdquo; said Daniel. &ldquo;This was my first year to really learn about playing football. Pulling guards, check calls, all that stuff. Back in high school you would just see the ball and tackle the guy. Now you can&rsquo;t do it.<br /> Lady Rebels tennis unstoppable, now 5-0 http://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-tennis-unstoppable-now-5-0 <p> Lady Rebels tennis was in full swing this past week adding four wins to their total, 5-0, this season.<br /> Casey played a tri-match Saturday at Miller Park in Campbellsville taking down Taylor County (5-0) and Monroe County (4-1).<br /> 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.<br /> The theme of the season so far and the story of the win over East Jessamine is the depth of this Lady Rebel team.<br /> Softball Lady Rebs win on Lee walk-off home run http://www.caseynews.net/content/softball-lady-rebs-win-lee-walk-home-run <p> The Lady Rebels of Casey softball battled their way to a winning record on the young season Thursday when Danville came calling.<br /> 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&rsquo;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.<br /> Rebel tennis splits pair of tough matches http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebel-tennis-splits-pair-tough-matches <p> Rebels tennis found themselves in a couple of tough matches this week as coach Phil Williams&rsquo; crew played in a tri-match against Taylor County and Monroe County on Saturday, March 18.<br /> 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.<br /> Against Taylor, it was again the two and three-seed singles taking their matches, but the rest of the Rebels couldn&rsquo;t hold off a good Taylor County team.<br /> Rebels finish home stand 0-3 in close loss to Southwestern http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-finish-home-stand-0-3-close-loss-southwestern <p> This week, the Casey County Baseball Rebels finished up the final two contests of a three-game home stretch to start the season.<br /> <br /> <strong>Danville</strong><br /> Danville was less than hospitable, dropping the Rebels 9-0 on Thursday.<br /> Then, March 20, Casey was all over a very good Southwestern team, but couldn&rsquo;t hold on late, losing a very tough game 5-4.<br /> Weddle, Cravens earn 12th Region post-season honors http://www.caseynews.net/content/weddle-cravens-earn-12th-region-post-season-honors <p> After a 20-10 season that came to a disappointing end in the first round of the 47th District Tournament, the Lady Rebels still got some region hardware to bring back to Liberty.<br /> First-year head coach Tara Weddle earned 12th Region Coach of the Year honors for turning around a six-win team from a year ago to a serious contender as one of the top teams in the region in 2016-17.<br /> Indoor track team finishes strong; Vaughn thinks outdoor will shine http://www.caseynews.net/content/indoor-track-team-finishes-strong-vaughn-thinks-outdoor-will-shine <p> Indoor track wrapped up its season with a bang March 4 in Mason County at the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association State Meet.<br /> The boys&rsquo; 4x800 of Brandon Banks, Federico Diaz, Noah Brown and Chase Williams ran away with the gold medal (8:53.50) blasting the field by 12 seconds, while the 4x4 team took second place (3:56.95) only falling to North Hardin by one second. The accomplishments of the indoor team is quickly celebrated and in the rear view with outdoor being the big prize.<br /> Rebels top Lincoln in first tennis match http://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-top-lincoln-first-tennis-match <p> With early-season weather conditions playing havoc on spring sports schedules across the Bluegrass State, the Casey County Racket Rebs have dealt with their share, too.<br /> The first match of the season was played despite the cold, and the Rebels used hot play from two, three, four and six-seed singles and two and three-seed doubles.<br />