https://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Hayes legendary on and off the field https://www.caseynews.net/content/hayes-legendary-and-field <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/hayes1.jpeg" alt="Brenna Hayes, right, leaves the throwing ring after her last throw at the 2019 State Championship Meet. The young man walking away with her is a big supporter, Brady Wright." title="Brenna Hayes, right, leaves the throwing ring after her last throw at the 2019 State Championship Meet. The young man walking away with her is a big supporter, Brady Wright." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Since middle school, Brenna Hayes showed what she could do in the throwing ring and it started with a few practice throws.</p> <p> &ldquo;Eight years ago,&rdquo; Hayes pointed out. &ldquo;Matt Willoughby had me do a couple practice throws for coach (Rex) Rader. It was one of the best decisions I made when I decided to become part of the track and field team.&rdquo;</p> Former Cats shining early in Summer League https://www.caseynews.net/content/former-cats-shining-early-summer-league <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> Half way through the NBA summer league, former Kentucky Wildcats are shining in a big way.</p> <p> 12 former cats are playing in summer league action this year and players like Tyler Herro, Keldon Johnson and Wenyen Gabriel making big impacts thus far.</p> <p> P.J. Washington is doubtful to play in summer league action due to the same foot injury that hampered him late in the season and in the NCAA tournament but other participating include.</p> ‘Fede’ runs his way to Lindsey Wilson College https://www.caseynews.net/content/%E2%80%98fede%E2%80%99-runs-his-way-lindsey-wilson-college <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/signing_2.jpg" alt="Federico Diaz-Morales on signing day as he inked his intention to compete for Lindsey Wilson College in the fall. Pictured are: back row, left to right: Steve Stonebraker, Jonathan Vaughn and Nicholas Wilson; front row: Ian Morales, Octavia Morales, Federico Diaz-Morales and Elsa " title="Federico Diaz-Morales on signing day as he inked his intention to compete for Lindsey Wilson College in the fall. Pictured are: back row, left to right: Steve Stonebraker, Jonathan Vaughn and Nicholas Wilson; front row: Ian Morales, Octavia Morales, Federico Diaz-Morales and Elsa " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> After the recent success of Chase Williams and Noah Brown, it was Federico Diaz to stay the course and run the race for Casey County High School boy&rsquo;s Cross Country and Track. Now, Diaz will follow in their footsteps and take his athletic and academic career to the next level and run both Cross Country and Track for Lindsey Wilson College.</p> All athletes finish top 12, three medal at Track and Field State https://www.caseynews.net/content/all-athletes-finish-top-12-three-medal-track-and-field-state <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/track1.jpg" alt="The girls 4x800 meter team finished seventh earning a 2019 KHSAA 2A State medal." title="The girls 4x800 meter team finished seventh earning a 2019 KHSAA 2A State medal." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> It was quite a State Meet for the 2019 Casey County Track and Field team. The small, but mighty numbers for this year&rsquo;s squad made their presence felt in a big way. There were six events at the 2019 KHSAA 2A State Championships that featured Casey County students athletes and all six finished in the top 12. The team brought home medals in three events.</p> <p> The individual runners did well as junior Alyssa Sharp along with seniors Jenna Vaughn and Federico Diaz each place 12th or better in their events.</p> Softball Champs https://www.caseynews.net/content/softball-champs <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/sb_0.jpg" alt="Diamond Divas 2019 girls coach pitch softball champions Khloie Dial, Landrie Lawhorn, Madison Wall, Madison Christian, Makenzie Christian, Clara Pendleton, Keira Clements, Jordan Luttrell,Gracie Burton, Andrea Rodriguez, Audriana Hernandez Coached by Chase &amp; Tiffany Dial, and Danny Pendleton" title="Diamond Divas 2019 girls coach pitch softball champions Khloie Dial, Landrie Lawhorn, Madison Wall, Madison Christian, Makenzie Christian, Clara Pendleton, Keira Clements, Jordan Luttrell,Gracie Burton, Andrea Rodriguez, Audriana Hernandez Coached by Chase &amp; Tiffany Dial, and Danny Pendleton" align="left" hspace="6" /> 47th District All-District team https://www.caseynews.net/content/47th-district-all-district-team <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bball.jpg" alt="Casey County Baseball Sophomore Lincoln Phillips and Junior Jake McGowan were named to the 47th All-District team." title="Casey County Baseball Sophomore Lincoln Phillips and Junior Jake McGowan were named to the 47th All-District team." align="left" hspace="6" /> Young Lady Rebels celebrate quality season at Tennis banquet https://www.caseynews.net/content/young-lady-rebels-celebrate-quality-season-tennis-banquet <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Coach Marvetta Overstreet and the Casey County High School Lady Racquet Rebs took time to celebrate their 2019 campaign Tuesday, June 4. A season that brought 17 wins and just five losses ended in the Regional Tournament, but the team success was in what they overcame.</p> State bid ends in first round for Rebel Tennis duo https://www.caseynews.net/content/state-bid-ends-first-round-rebel-tennis-duo <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> The 12th Region Runner up duo of Ethan Willoughby and Gunner Floyd represented Casey County boy&rsquo;s Tennis over the weekend at the University of Kentucky in the 2019 KHSAA State Tennis Championships.</p> <p> Willoughby and Floyd ran up against a solid Oldham County squad and fell to Skaggs and Sonnar 6-1, 6-2.</p> <p> &ldquo;They gave a gallant effort, but fell short,&rdquo; coach Phil Williams said. &ldquo;Oldham County was an experienced team. Very consistent in their play. What hurt us most was their ability to serve really well.&rdquo;</p>