https://www.caseynews.net/sports/rss.xml en Summer Ball begins for Lady Rebels https://www.caseynews.net/content/summer-ball-begins-lady-rebels <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/summergbb.jpg" alt="(2) Lauren Lee drives to the basket and scores during June 5 summer ball scrimmage against Lincoln County. " title="(2) Lauren Lee drives to the basket and scores during June 5 summer ball scrimmage against Lincoln County. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> zjohnson@caseynews.net</p> <p> While the regular season is still months away, the Casey County Lady Rebels are hard at work to improve on last years 12th Region Runner up season.</p> <p> This past week the Lady Rebels played four scrimmages at home against teams like Lincoln County, Pulaski County and Mercer County, before traveling to Russell County on June 7 and 8 and Mercer County and South Laurel on June 11 and 12.</p> Successful Track and Field season capped by banquet and All-Academic Team honors https://www.caseynews.net/content/successful-track-and-field-season-capped-banquet-and-all-academic-team-honors <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/track_10.jpg" alt="Left to right) Juan Cuin, Issac Turpin, Alyssa Sharp, Abby Vaughn, Jenna Vaughn, Noah Brown, Laura Cuin, Federico Diaz, Cristian Solos, Coach Vaughn (front), Alfonso Escudero, Coach Rader, Brenna Hayes, Elsa Diaz, Morgan Crowe, and Austin Campbell. Not pictured: Coach Crowe. Casey County State Track and Field qualifiers and alternates in Lexington the night before the State Championships" title="Left to right) Juan Cuin, Issac Turpin, Alyssa Sharp, Abby Vaughn, Jenna Vaughn, Noah Brown, Laura Cuin, Federico Diaz, Cristian Solos, Coach Vaughn (front), Alfonso Escudero, Coach Rader, Brenna Hayes, Elsa Diaz, Morgan Crowe, and Austin Campbell. Not pictured: Coach Crowe. Casey County State Track and Field qualifiers and alternates in Lexington the night before the State Championships" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Casey County High School track and field had another successful year with school records falling, State Meet qualifiers and even a State Champion in 2018.</p> <p> Under coach Jon Vaughn, and his staff, it is almost easy to forget that this kind of success isn&rsquo;t, well, easy.</p> Kentucky Sports Radio comes to Liberty https://www.caseynews.net/content/kentucky-sports-radio-comes-liberty <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/ksr.jpg" alt="Kentucky Sports Radio personality’s Matt Jones, Ryan Lemond, and Shannon The Dude made a trip to Liberty to broadcast their radio show from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home on June 6. During their stop they also filmed a segment featuring Casey County for the show Hey Kentucky. " title="Kentucky Sports Radio personality’s Matt Jones, Ryan Lemond, and Shannon The Dude made a trip to Liberty to broadcast their radio show from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home on June 6. During their stop they also filmed a segment featuring Casey County for the show Hey Kentucky. " align="left" hspace="6" /> Tick season underway across Kentucky https://www.caseynews.net/content/tick-season-underway-across-kentucky <p> By KY Dept. of Wildlife</p> <p> With spring now in full swing, people are taking advantage of the warmer weather and spending more time outside.</p> <p> This also is the time when tick activity increases across Kentucky.</p> <p> The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Department for Public Health are reminding people to take precautions against tick bites, which can transmit serious and potentially deadly illnesses.</p> Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources Improves Trout Stockings https://www.caseynews.net/content/kentucky-department-fish-and-wildlife-resources-improves-trout-stockings <p> By KY Dept. of Wildlife</p> <p> The fisheries division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources recently added some bigger rainbow trout to its usual stockings at streams in three popular tourism destinations.</p> <p> &nbsp;Areas receiving the upsized fish include the Middle Fork of Red River near Natural Bridge State Resort Park, East Fork of Indian Creek in the Red River Gorge National Geological Area and in Rock Creek in the Daniel Boone National Forest in McCreary County.</p> “Rebuilding year” for Lady Rebels turns into 13-3 season https://www.caseynews.net/content/%E2%80%9Crebuilding-year%E2%80%9D-lady-rebels-turns-13-3-season <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/girlstennis.jpeg" alt="The Lady Rebels at the 2018 KHSAA State Tournament. Pictured are, from left to right: Front: Mollie Harne, Laci Lee, Gena Cravens, Delaney Sowders; Middle: Louann Byrd, Abi Crew, Bekah Cochran, Jenna Wethington; Back: Assistant Coach Chatty Lee, Karis Cundiff, Molly Demrow, Alayna Reusser, Coach Marvetta Overstreet." title="The Lady Rebels at the 2018 KHSAA State Tournament. Pictured are, from left to right: Front: Mollie Harne, Laci Lee, Gena Cravens, Delaney Sowders; Middle: Louann Byrd, Abi Crew, Bekah Cochran, Jenna Wethington; Back: Assistant Coach Chatty Lee, Karis Cundiff, Molly Demrow, Alayna Reusser, Coach Marvetta Overstreet." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> Any time you lose a bunch of seniors at either the high school or college level of sports, the following year is tough. The Casey County Lady Rebel tennis team had that challenge this past season after losing five seniors from their 2017 campaign.</p> Rebel tennis notches another 10-win season https://www.caseynews.net/content/rebel-tennis-notches-another-10-win-season <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/boystennis.jpeg" alt="The Rebels after their banquet at the Bread of Life Café. Pictured are, from left to right: Front row: Gunner Floyd, Nate Goode, Coach Phil Williams, Coach Bennie Patton and Zander Grant; Back Row: T. Harne, Will Thompson, Jackson Ponder, Luke Johnson, Josh Underwood and Brayden Brown. Not pictured: Ethan Willoughby" title="The Rebels after their banquet at the Bread of Life Café. Pictured are, from left to right: Front row: Gunner Floyd, Nate Goode, Coach Phil Williams, Coach Bennie Patton and Zander Grant; Back Row: T. Harne, Will Thompson, Jackson Ponder, Luke Johnson, Josh Underwood and Brayden Brown. Not pictured: Ethan Willoughby" align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> 10-win seasons have become the norm for Casey County High School Rebel Tennis under Phil Williams. The Rebels have reached, at least, that mark in the 18 seasons with coach Williams at the helm.</p> <p> The 2018 mark was 13-3 with two of the losses coming to out-of-region opponents. The only region loss came at the hands of Somerset.</p> Britt Pendleton earns new KHSAA award, only CCHS athlete honored https://www.caseynews.net/content/britt-pendleton-earns-new-khsaa-award-only-cchs-athlete-honored <img src="https://www.caseynews.net/sites/www.caseynews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/pendleton.jpg" alt="Casey County Athletic Director Steve Stonebreaker gives Britt Pendleton his KHSAA award" title="Casey County Athletic Director Steve Stonebreaker gives Britt Pendleton his KHSAA award" align="left" hspace="6" width="64" height="85" /><p> Sports Correspondent</p> <p> The Kentucky High School Athletic Association began a new award this year to honor student athletes that play multiple sports. To earn the award, the student must play one fall sport, one winter sport and one spring sport. The KHSAA has named the award the &ldquo;Triple Threat.&rdquo; 465 seniors were honored out of the 260 member schools. There were just over 1800 student athletes honored with the award across Kentucky this school year.</p>