https://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Undefeated Russell falls to Rebel football https://www.caseynews.net/content/undefeated-russell-falls-rebel-football <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/fb1.jpg" alt="The Casey County Rebels line up for a play under a gorgeous sunset. The Rebels came out big under the Friday night lights, beating rival Russell County 34-19." title="The Casey County Rebels line up for a play under a gorgeous sunset. The Rebels came out big under the Friday night lights, beating rival Russell County 34-19." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> The effort has been there for the first three games of the Casey County football season, but the Rebels hadn&rsquo;t been able to get their first win of the season against a gauntlet of an early schedule.</p> <p> All that changed when Stonebraker&rsquo;s crew hosted an undefeated Russell County Friday night and won the game 34-19.</p> Lady Rebels volleyball falls to Campbellsville, Pulaski https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-volleyball-falls-campbellsville-pulaski <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/vb2.jpg" alt="Coach Victor Black gathers the girls to make an adjustment versus Pulaski County Sept. 12." title="Coach Victor Black gathers the girls to make an adjustment versus Pulaski County Sept. 12." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> In the middle of its second three-game losing streak of the season, the Casey County Lady Rebels Volleyball team looked to break that losing streak when they traveled to Campbellsville and hosted Pulaski County this past week.</p> <p> After losing three sets to none earlier in the season at Pulaski County, the Lady Rebels were looking for revenge on Sept. 12 when they welcomed the Lady Maroons for their final district matchup of the season with Pulaski.</p> Lady Rebels drop three soccer games https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-drop-three-soccer-games <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/gsoccer.jpg" alt="Victoria Gadberry goes for a contested ball versus Somerset Sept. 12." title="Victoria Gadberry goes for a contested ball versus Somerset Sept. 12." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> Looking to break their two-game losing streak, the Casey County Lady Rebels Soccer team traveled to two region foes and hosted district rival Somerset trying to get back on the winning track.</p> <p> After falling to Somerset in the first game of the season by a score of 11-1, the Lady Rebels had revenge on their mind when they hosted the Lady Briar Jumpers on Sept. 12.</p> <p> Unfortunately it would be Somerset who would jump out to a big lead and controlled that lead throughout to take the game, 7-1 and sweep the season series with Casey.</p> Rebel Soccer improves, but falls to LaRue at home https://www.caseynews.net/content/rebel-soccer-improves-falls-larue-home <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bsoccer.jpg" alt="Kenan Knifley and Macco Juarez move the ball versus Larue County Sept. 10. The boys are looking to earn their first win of the season." title="Kenan Knifley and Macco Juarez move the ball versus Larue County Sept. 10. The boys are looking to earn their first win of the season." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Casey boys soccer hosted LaRue County Tuesday, September 10 and continued to show their improvement despite falling to 0-7 on the season.</p> <p> &ldquo;We are continuing to improve,&rdquo; said coach Loren Pennington. &ldquo;Dillion Franks continues to get better in goal and our field play is coming along. We just can&rsquo;t seem to get over the hump.&rdquo;</p> Lady Eagles build confidence https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-eagles-build-confidence <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Galilean Volleyball took the court twice last week hosting Somerset Christian Tuesday, September 10 and traveling to the Louisville area to take on the Heart for Christ Lady Panthers Friday, Sept. 13.</p> <p> &ldquo;We played extremely well against Somerset and Heart for Christ,&rdquo; said coach Scott Jones. &ldquo;Somerset is extremely strong - a very good team. Heart for Christ is fundamentally sound and a good team as well.&rdquo;</p> Sharp and Vaughn lead varsity XC https://www.caseynews.net/content/sharp-and-vaughn-lead-varsity-xc <p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> On Saturday, Sept. 7, Casey County Cross Country competed in the Southern Harrier Classic hosted by Southwestern High School at Somerset Christian School. It was a nice performance by Alyssa Sharp finishing fourth (20:48.16) in the five-thousand meter run with Abby Vaughn finishing shortly behind her in sixth (21:27.41).</p> Truex Jr. advances to round of 12 with win at Vegas https://www.caseynews.net/content/truex-jr-advances-round-12-win-vegas <p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> If you had to pick a theme for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season it would be the overwhelming dominance by Toyota and Joe Gibbs racing.</p> <p> That trend continued on Sept. 15, as Martin Truex Jr. kicked off the playoffs capturing his fifth win of the season to lock himself into the round of 12.</p> Lady Rebels drop first two district games https://www.caseynews.net/content/lady-rebels-drop-first-two-district-games <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/vb_0.jpg" alt="Kailey Piatt goes for a spike during the game versus Rockcastle. The Lady Rebels are 4-7 heading into the Lady Rockets invitational." title="Kailey Piatt goes for a spike during the game versus Rockcastle. The Lady Rebels are 4-7 heading into the Lady Rockets invitational." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> Coming off a strong performance in the McCreary County Invitational, where they took home the silver division championship, the Casey County Lady Rebels Volleyball team went 1-2 this past week, dropping their first two district matchups.</p> <p> In their second district game as many games the Lady Rebels hosted Rockcastle County on Aug. 29.</p> <p> Again after nearly fall in the first sets to the Lady Rockets, 25-23 and 25-20, Rockcastle would close the game out with a straight set sweep with a 25-16 win in the third set.</p>