https://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Balanced Rebel attack bounces J-Town https://www.caseynews.net/content/balanced-rebel-attack-bounces-j-town <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/fb-2.jpg" alt="Preston Tucker shoves J-Town tacklers aside as he runs toward the end zone Sept. 14 at Casey County High School. The Casey County Rebels are 4-0 heading into district play, for the third straight season." title="Preston Tucker shoves J-Town tacklers aside as he runs toward the end zone Sept. 14 at Casey County High School. The Casey County Rebels are 4-0 heading into district play, for the third straight season." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> It was the first home game of the season for Casey football and the Rebels didn&rsquo;t disappoint. Stonebraker&rsquo;s squad hung a 50 spot on the 6-A visitors and one senior talked about how he has watched the crowds grow over the last few years.</p> Lady Rebels volleyball goes 2-1, improves to 16-11 https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-volleyball-goes-2-1-improves-16-11 <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/volleyball_15.jpg" alt="Kyra Palmer looks to dig a ball in the Pulaski game Sept. 13. The girls dropped that game 3-0 but are looking to rebound with a game versus Rockcastle Sept. 20." title="Kyra Palmer looks to dig a ball in the Pulaski game Sept. 13. The girls dropped that game 3-0 but are looking to rebound with a game versus Rockcastle Sept. 20." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> The Casey County Lady Rebels beat Mercer County for the fourth time this season and Danville this week to improve to 16-11 on the season.</p> <p> However, the Lady Rebels also dropped their second match of the season to Pulaski County in straight sets.</p> <p> Pulaski 3 Casey 0</p> <p> Casey County fell in straight sets on Sept. 13 to Pulaski County dropping set by a score of 11-25, 15-25 and 19-25.</p> <p> Afterward Head Coach Victor Black said it was a tough night dealing with the height of Pulaski County.</p> Black gets 100th win https://www.caseynews.net/content/black-gets-100th-win <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> The Casey County Lady Rebels Volleyball teams win over Mercer County in the opening round of the Lady Rockets Invitation Volleyball Tournament on Sept. 7 not only gave Casey County their 12th win on the season, but was the 100th high school volleyball victory for Casey County Head Coach Victor Black.</p> <p> Afterward Black talked about the accomplishment.</p> Keselowski takes playoff opener at Vegas https://www.caseynews.net/content/keselowski-takes-playoff-opener-vegas <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> After sluggish start to the season, Brad Keselowski has put himself squarely in the championship discussion after his third straight win on Sept. 16 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.</p> <p> Keselowski took the final two regular season races at Darlington and Indianapolis and continued his hot streak on Sunday leading 75 laps including winning stage two of the race to ensure himself a spot in the final 12.</p> <p> Afterwards Keselowski knew he was lucky to take the playoff opener.</p> Sharp leads Lady Rebels runners at E-town https://www.caseynews.net/content/sharp-leads-lady-rebels-runners-e-town <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> It was another hot, humid Cross Country meet this week for the Casey County runners. Coach Jon Vaughn took his team to Elizabethtown to compete in the Fairgrounds Frenzy.</p> <p> &ldquo;We have been working pretty hard this week so some of them were kind of tired,&rdquo; Vaughn said. &ldquo;We still had some decent results.&rdquo;</p> Rebel soccer wins three more, moves to 8-2 https://www.caseynews.net/content/rebel-soccer-wins-three-more-moves-8-2 <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> The Casey County Rebels got back to the business of the soccer season playing three matches last week which would be four games in seven days.</p> <p> This group seems to do their best work when they don&rsquo;t have a lot of time between matches. It was three up, three down last week to allow the 2018 soccer Rebels to continue etching their names in the school record books recording their sixth, seventh and eighth wins of the season and the program.</p> Girl’s soccer nets two wins over Clinton, McCreary https://www.caseynews.net/content/girl%E2%80%99s-soccer-nets-two-wins-over-clinton-mccreary <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> After starting the season on a rough note, the Casey County Lady Rebels soccer team, got back to winning ways defeating Clinton County and McCreary County on Sept. 10 and 11.</p> <p> On Sept. 11 Casey County traveled to McCreary County to play a doubleheader. Casey would take the first game 6-4. Unfortunately the Lady Rebels would fall in the second game 3-2 to snap their two game winning streak.</p> <p> On Sept. 10 the Lady Rebels picked up their first win of the season defeating Clinton County 6-4 on the road.</p> Volleyball takes Silver Division title https://www.caseynews.net/content/volleyball-takes-silver-division-title <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> The Casey County Lady Rebels Volleyball team went 3-3 and won the Silver Division Tournament Bracket at the Rockcastle County Lady Rockets Invitational Tournament held on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8.</p> <p> On Sept. 7 the Lady Rebels defeated Mercer County by a score of two games to one. Winning the sets by a score of 29-27, 20-25 and 15-12.</p> <p> However Sept. 8 would get off to a shaky start with the Lady Rebels dropping three straight matches in straight sets to North Laurel, Lincoln County and Corbin.</p>