https://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Rebels get first district win at Rockcastle County https://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-get-first-district-win-rockcastle-county <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/boys.jpg" alt="Sophomore Spender Baird attempts a shot against Somerset on Jan.4. Baird led the Rebels in scoring on Jan. 11 with 22 points in the Rebels first district win over the season over Rockcastle County. " title="Sophomore Spender Baird attempts a shot against Somerset on Jan.4. Baird led the Rebels in scoring on Jan. 11 with 22 points in the Rebels first district win over the season over Rockcastle County. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> Despite being on a four game losing streak coming into the week, the Casey County Rebels looked to get back on the winning track when they took on Anderson County, Rockcastle County and Russell County this week.</p> <p> Casey 55 Anderson 51</p> <p> After two tough region losses to Somerset and Danville in the prior week that seen the Rebels in the game until the end of the game, Casey looked to better their fortunes when they went on the road to take on the Bearcats of Anderson County.</p> Lady Rebels beat Rockcastle and Russell, fall to South Laurel https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-beat-rockcastle-and-russell-fall-south-laurel <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/girls.jpg" alt="Junior Lauren Lee makes a tough layup in a Lady Rebels victory on Jan. 4 against Somerset. Lee scored a season high 26 points on Jan. 8 against South Laurel. " title="Junior Lauren Lee makes a tough layup in a Lady Rebels victory on Jan. 4 against Somerset. Lee scored a season high 26 points on Jan. 8 against South Laurel. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net&nbsp;</p> <p> South Laurel 90</p> <p> Casey 73</p> <p> On a three game winning streak the Lady Rebels looked to continue their winning ways when they traveled to South Laurel to face a tough Lady Cardinals team.</p> Eagles falter on the road, lose three-of-four https://www.caseynews.net/content/eagles-falter-road-lose-three-four <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_9262.jpg" alt="Seniors Caleb Lewis and Lucas Cook discussing adjustments during a recent home game. Lewis leads four Eagles in double-figure scoring this season at 17.2 points per contest and led Galilean at Wesley with 18. Cook added a team-high four steals in the road loss to go with eight points and three assists." title="Seniors Caleb Lewis and Lucas Cook discussing adjustments during a recent home game. Lewis leads four Eagles in double-figure scoring this season at 17.2 points per contest and led Galilean at Wesley with 18. Cook added a team-high four steals in the road loss to go with eight points and three assists." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> After losing two-of-the-last-three games in Illinois, Galilean basketball had a short break and nearly got everyone healthy before tipping off the 2019 portion of the season. The Eagles traveled to Allen, Kentucky to take on what was supposed to be the Wesley Christian &ldquo;select&rdquo; team January 8.</p> <p> Long story short, the Wesley program has a &ldquo;national&rdquo; team and a &ldquo;select&rdquo; team. For this, scheduled contest the home team added a few of their &ldquo;national&rdquo; team members to the &ldquo;select&rdquo; roster.</p> Lady Rebels win three straight after loss to Rowan https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-win-three-straight-after-loss-rowan <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/gbb_4.jpg" alt="Junior Gena Beth Cravens shoots and makes a three point basket during Jan. 3 district matchup with Somerset. Cravens had 18 points on the night including 12 points in the fourth quarter." title="Junior Gena Beth Cravens shoots and makes a three point basket during Jan. 3 district matchup with Somerset. Cravens had 18 points on the night including 12 points in the fourth quarter." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> The Casey County Lady Rebels looked to get back to winning, after tough shooting performances and two tough losses to begin their second Christmas tournament, as they took on Madison Southern, Somerset and Whitley County.</p> <p> Casey 67</p> <p> Madison Southern 49</p> <p> After two tough losses to Rowan County and Elizabethtown to begin the Tim Short Auto Max Christmas Tournament at Mercer County, the Lady Rebels faced Madison Southern on Dec. 30.</p> Rebels fall to Somerset and Danville https://www.caseynews.net/content/rebels-fall-somerset-and-danville <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bbb_3.jpg" alt="Senior Max Reyes attempts a thee pointer during Jan. 3 district game versus Somerset. Reyes finishes the night with 27 points. " title="Senior Max Reyes attempts a thee pointer during Jan. 3 district game versus Somerset. Reyes finishes the night with 27 points. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> After playing in two good Christmas tournaments over the holiday season and performing well, the Casey County Rebels looked to get in the win column once again when they faced off against two 12th region foes.</p> <p> Somerset 72</p> <p> Casey 56</p> <p> After narrowly losing to the Jumpers at Somerset earlier in the season, Casey looked to even the score series when they faced off on Jan. 4.</p> <p> After Somerset jumped out to a early 3-0 lead, Casey would roar back to reel off eight straight points to take the early 8-3 lead.</p> Streak snapped, lessons learned in Illinois https://www.caseynews.net/content/streak-snapped-lessons-learned-illinois <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> The Galilean boys basketball team took their historic 13-0 record into bracket play at the 2018 AOC Classic in Arthur, Illinois. Waiting for them December 28 was a very talented PCHA (Chicago, IL) squad with a pair of athletes with D-1 offers.</p> <p> It was a tough day at the office for the Eagles as the undefeated Eagles shot just 36% from the floor and turned the ball over 28 times. Though the contest was tight for three quarters, PCHA took the quarter-final match up 73-56.</p> Stephens named player of the game https://www.caseynews.net/content/stephens-named-player-game <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/stephens.jpg" alt="Junior Jordyn Stephens was named player of the game in Casey County’s 84-40 victory over Whitley County on Jan. 5 at the Shoe Inn Classic. Stephens scored 21 points on the night on 8-9 shooting and added 3 rebounds." title="Junior Jordyn Stephens was named player of the game in Casey County’s 84-40 victory over Whitley County on Jan. 5 at the Shoe Inn Classic. Stephens scored 21 points on the night on 8-9 shooting and added 3 rebounds." align="left" hspace="6" /> Lady Rebels finish runner up at Smoky Mountain Classic https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-finish-runner-smoky-mountain-classic <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/ladyrebs_1.jpg" alt="The Casey County Lady Rebels with their runner-up trophy in the Smoky Mountain Classic, Dec. 22." title="The Casey County Lady Rebels with their runner-up trophy in the Smoky Mountain Classic, Dec. 22." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By Zach Johnson</p> <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> Following back-to-back losses to Rockcastle and Franklin County on Dec. 14 and 15, the Casey County Lady Rebels looked to get back to their winning ways when they faced off against tough competition in the Smoky Mountain Classic.</p> <p> Casey 70</p> <p> Signal Mountain 54</p>