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  • Rebels get big road win at...

    The Casey County Rebels picked up a big road win on Feb. 8 at Mercer County after tough losses to Boyle County and Garrard County earlier in the week.

    Garrard 79 Casey 66

    Winners four of five, the Rebels looked to keep up their good play when they traveled to Garrard County, but things would not go the Rebels way on Feb. 5, as poor shooting and two 20 point scoring nights from Garrard would sink the Rebels as they fell to the Golden Lions, 79-66.

    Boyle 77 Casey 70

  • Lady Rebels extend winning...

    The Casey County Lady Rebels extended their long winning streak to nine games this week after defeating Campbellsville, North Laurel and Mercer County.

    Casey 50 Campbellsville 34

    Coming into Feb. 4 matchup with Campbellsville, the Lady Rebels looked to extend their longest win streak of the season to seven games. Natalie Duggins got things going for Casey with an early bucket, before a block on one end from Shaylah Wilkey would lead to a bucket for Wilkey, with an assist to Lauren Lee.

  • Jones notches win number 500

    In his 20th season at the helm of the Galilean Christian men’s basketball program, coach Scott Jones has reached a rare milestone - 500 wins.

    The Eagle head coach has lost just 195 games in his tenure and earned win 500 with a 77-53 victory on the road at Glasgow Christian, February 5, in a game that require much of his gained experience to pull out.

  • Galilean ranked 2nd in NAAPS 1A...

    The first game after coming back from the event in Ohio was on the road at Glasgow Christian for Galilean Basketball. The Eagles had just picked up win number 20 in a season for the 12th season in a row and for the 17th time under Coach Scott Jones.

    In the early moments of the game, Galilean would dominate, but foul trouble reared its ugly head and put some role players on the spot against a quality opponent.

    The bench responded.

  • Wethington just keeps winning,...

    Sports Correspondent

    It has just been two years and some change since the Clementsville native at the helm of the women’s basketball program at Lindsey Wilson College earned win number 500. Last week (Jan. 28), John Wethington notched number 600 in his belt.

    “God has blessed me with a good family and a lot of great people,” Wethington said. “From administration to teachers, coaches and players - I have had a lot of help to achieve this accomplishment. I’m just a small kid from Clementsville, Kentucky. Thank you Jesus.”

  • Lady Rebel Track and Field start...

    Sports Correspondent

    Casey County Track and Field got out of the blocks for their indoor season during the last weekend in January at the Wildcat Classic in Lexington. The best finish at the competitive event came from Jenna Vaughn as the senior finished 15th in the mile (5:45.42). Senior, first-year thrower Brigham Floyd had the best placing for the boy’s side throwing a 31-8 (40th) in the shot put event.

  • Rebels get road win at...

    zjohnson@caseynews.net 

    The Casey County Rebels got a big road victory over 12th region foe Southwestern on Jan. 31 defeating the Warriors 75-66.

    The Rebels were able to beat Southwestern despite the Warriors shooting 44 percent from the floor.

    Also this week the Rebels traveled to Wayne County on Jan. 29 but fell to the Cardinals 86-74.

    Unfortunately results and reaction to the Rebels games were unavailable before press time.

    The win and loss brings the Rebels record to 12-12 on the season

  • GCA earns another 20-win season

    Sports Correspondent

    IRWIN, OH — Galilean traveled to Irwin, Ohio to compete in the Rosedale Invitational over the weekend. The Eagles made the trek north touting a four-game win streak after a KCAA win on the road over Oak Ridge Christian 69-53 (Jan. 28).

    “It was great to get a vital league win before heading to our Ohio event,” said coach Scott Jones. “More important than the win is that we played well and found a way to win against a good ball club.”

  • Lady Rebels top Barren County

    zjohnson@caseynews.net 

    Fresh off a big time win over region foe and #4 ranked Lincoln County, the Casey County Lady Rebels welcomed another tough opponent to Casey Gym on Jan. 31 when they took on Barren County (20-4).

    Casey 67 Barren 60

    A back and forth first quarter, which featured a three pointer each from Gena Beth Cravens and Lauren Lee, would find the Lady Rebels trailing at the end of the first 14-10. Lee added another bucket in the quarter and MacKenzie Cundiff would also add a bucket.

  • Eagles back to winning ways with...

    Sports Correspondent

    Galilean basketball finally broke through their longest loosing streak since 2007 in a big way at the end of the previous week with the 81-60 over Community at home. The question was when the Eagles go back on the road, could they continue - GCA answered with a big yes.

    Galilean put together a dominating, start-to-finish win (69-43) over LIGHT Monday night (Jan. 21). It was the first road win for GCA since December 28.