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Today's Sports

  • Lady Rebels sweep doubleheader...

    zjohnson@caseynews.net

    After a challenging season that has seen its ups and downs, the Casey County Lady Rebels looking to end the regular season on a high note when they hosted Burgin on May 14.

    Casey County 19

    Burgin 1

    However it would be Burgin that would strike first. After a Grace Osbourne single to start the game off, she would advance to third after two groundouts. That’s when Brittany Yates would smash a double into right center field to score Osbourne and put the Bulldogs up 1-0 after the top of the first.

  • Baseball Rebels split...

    zjohnson@caseynews.net

    Coming into May 14 match up with the Garrard County Golden Lions that Casey County Rebels were struggling, losers of eight of their last nine game, but looking to get back on track and carry some momentum into postseason play.

    Casey County 4

    Garrard 1

    The Rebels would get off to a hot start when Nate Goode lifted a single into shallow left field to start the Casey rally. After Goode stole second, he would score when clean up hitter Jake McGowan reached base on an error to give the Rebels the early 1-0 lead.

  • Track and field State appearance...

    Sports Correspondent

    The KHSAA State 2-A Track and Field Championships were slated for Friday at the University of Kentucky. Casey County had representatives that earned their way into 12 events.

  • Cravens’ season ends in round of...

    Sports Correspondent

    Gena Cravens has only played tennis for two years. She made her way to Regions for the first time this season upsetting the number-four seed in the 12th Region and then nearly knocking off number one en route to a semi final finish and a berth in the 2018 KHSAA State Tennis Championships.

  • First round at State ends Harne/...

    Sports Correspondent

    Casey seniors Austin Harne and Luke Johnson rode a tremendous regular season through to a semi final finish at the Regional Tournament giving them the honor of competing in the 2018 KHSAA State Tennis Championships at the end of last week.

    The boys from Casey took to the courts at Shillito Park in Lexington on Thursday afternoon against the duo from Lawrence County.

  • Late spring fishing update

    By Lee McClellan

    Kentucky Fish and Wildlife

    Kentuckians cannot complain about a lack of rain this past spring. It seemed to rain every other day in March and April.

    It is a mild miracle the horses running in the recent Kentucky Derby did not sink up to their knees while standing in the starting gate. The 2.31 inches of rain received at Churchill Downs on May 5 set the record for the wettest Kentucky Derby ever.

  • Cravens will represent Casey at...

    Sports Correspondent

    The Lady Rebels took to multiple courts over two days in their Regional Tournament May 4 and 5. The event was already scheduled to take over courts at several schools, but weather forced the matches to the indoor venue in Nicholasville at times as well.

  • After one year of throwing,...

    Sports Correspondent

    After a full, four-year football career on both the offensive and defensive line, Casey County senior Austin Campbell will take a different athletic path to college.

    Of course, the last two years of football have been filled with success for Campbell with post-season accolades to fill his shelves, but after his final football season for the Rebels the senior found his true calling. Throwing the Shot Put and Discus.

  • Harne/Johnson make Regional...

    Sports Correspondent

    The Racquet Rebs had another winning season at 13-3 overall and will send a doubles team to the State Championships after a nice run in the Regional Tournament.

    Though Josh Underwood fell in the first round of Regions to an opponent from Southwestern, the senior went down swinging.

    “Josh was up,” said coach Phil Williams. “He was up 9-5 in a tie break. Just like in tennis, you are never safe. He lost 12-10 in a tie break after split sets.”

  • Throwers grab gold at Regionals...

    Sports Correspondent

    Casey Throwers took gold in both the boy’s and girl’s Shot Put at the Class AA Region 5 Championships last weekend. Austin Campbell and Brenna Hayes were the only Casey athletes to earn the title of Regional Champion at the event in Harrodsburg while Noah Brown (1600m) and Abby Vaughn (3200m with a PR of 12:12.82) each took silver in their events for Regional Runner Up status.