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Today's Sports

  • Galilean big man Shadarno Clarke...

    Sports Correspondent

    Shadarno Clarke is the second Galilean Eagle in as many days to sign a college basketball letter of intent. The 6’7” forward has already received high praise from his new coach.

    “Shadarno has the mindset and body of a college athlete,” Campbellsville University-Harrodsburg head coach Herve Kouna said of his latest signee. “He understands that it will take extra work on and off the court to be successful as a student athlete. He will play a major leadership role on our team.”

  • GCA standout, 2018 KCSAA Mr....

    Sports Correspondent

    The first senior from the class of 2018 out of Galilean Christian to sign a basketball letter of intent is Tristan Royalty.

    The Eagles forward put ink to a letter of intent just two days before receiving his high school diploma and the new Campbellsville University-Somerset basketball program is thrilled to have the Galilean product.

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.