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Today's Sports

  • Rowdy the Rebel entertains crowd...

    There has been a new Rebel fan in attendance for Casey’s last few home ball games and his mere presence has caused quite a stir.

    Rowdy the Rebel, the official mascot of Casey High sports, was introduced at a recent home game and became an instant fan favorite.

    Rowdy’s costume, which is fashioned after the new mascot that was adopted in the last couple of years, was purchased by the pep club. Rowdy will be present at most home basketball and football games and some away games.

  • Rowdy the Rebel entertains crowd...

    There has been a new Rebel fan in attendance for Casey’s last few home ball games and his mere presence has caused quite a stir.

    Rowdy the Rebel, the official mascot of Casey High sports, was introduced at a recent home game and became an instant fan favorite.

    Rowdy’s costume, which is fashioned after the new mascot that was adopted in the last couple of years, was purchased by the pep club. Rowdy will be present at most home basketball and football games and some away games.

  • Juniors, seniors can earn cash...

    The Casey County Public Library and the Liberty/Casey County Chamber of Commerce are hosting a creative writing contest for all students in grades 11 and 12.

    First-, second- and third-place winners will be awarded cash prizes of $100, $50, and $25, respectively, certificates, and publication of their stories in The Casey County News.

    The theme is “Casey County 2029,” meaning all entries should deal with Casey County 20 years into the future. Stories may be humorous, horror, science fiction, drama, or any type of creative writing.

  • Rebels top Pulaski with 25-0 run...

    Casey kept alive its opportunity to be the number two seed in the district tournament with a 68-46 win over Pulaski on Jan. 20. The Rebels could have locked up the second spot on Friday night but fell 57-52 in overtime to Rockcastle. The loss left Casey 3-3 in district play.

    Rockcastle

    The Rebels looked to avenge a 62-38 loss from Jan. 2 when they visited Mt.Vernon on Friday. Casey had a last-second shot in regulation for the win but it was off the mark and the Rebels succumbed by five points in the extra period.

  • Fourth grade traveling team wins...

    The Casey County Hoopsterz, a traveling basketball team comprised of local third- and fourth-graders, has recently won two invitational tournaments.

    The Hoopsterz won the Central Hardin Winterfest on Jan. 17-18 in Elizabethtown and then won the Next Generation tournament in Somerset on Jan. 24-25.

    The roster for the Hoopsterz includes Jacob Smith, Collin Miller, Jonathon Gillock, Breece Hayes, Blaine Sharp, Preston Tucker, and Trenton Rayborn. Rayborn has been unable to play due to an illness.

  • Lady Rebs' winning streak...

    Casey crushed Pulaski 60-36 on Jan. 20 to run its season-long winning streak to 13 games, but that’s where it ended. The Lady Rebels lost 56-41 at Rockcastle on Friday and saw their season record fall to 16-3.

    Meanwhile, the Lady Rockets used the win to propel themselves to the number one spot in Monday’s Cantrall Ratings. Casey is currently ranked 17.

    Rockcastle

    Rockcastle avenged a Jan. 2 loss to the Lady Rebels by beating Casey 56-41 on

  • Sports Talk: Sticky precedence...

    The eyes of high school coaches around the state are focused on the story involving the indictment of Louisville’s Pleasure Ridge Park football coach Jason Stinson. Stinson is charged with reckless homicide in the August 20, 2008 death of one of his players, Max Gilpin, who died three days after collapsing during football practice.

  • Casey Thumps Jumpers

    The Lady Rebels thrashed Somerset 59-32 on Friday night to avenge an earlier five-point loss. Apparently, the Lady Jumpers woke a sleeping giant when they beat Casey 39-34 on Dec. 16.

    “This was definitely a little payback for us,” sophomore Nicole Coffman said. “We want to be the number one seed in the district, so we sent a message that we are still in the hunt.”

  • Casey knocks off Monticello,...

    The Rebels defeated Monticello 59-42 on Jan. 14 for their second victory over the Trojans in two weeks. Casey had its modest two game winning streak snapped with a 68-47 loss at Adair on Saturday night.

    The Rebels’ season record stands at 5-12.

    Adair

    Casey played with the Indians in the early going as there were two ties and five lead changes in the first 5:40. The Rebels enjoyed their last lead on a pair of free throws from Elliot Cannon with 2:43 to play in the first quarter.

  • Lady Rebels claim holiday...

    The Lady Rebels overcame an early 7-point deficit to defeat Clinton County 56-39 in the championship game of the Coca-Cola/Campbellsville University Holiday Classic on Tuesday night.

    Casey used pressure defense and outscored the Lady Bulldogs by 15 in the third quarter to win their third holiday tournament in the last two seasons.

    “We got lost in our transition defense early on and gave up some easy baskets,” Coach Randy Salyers said. “After we corrected that, I thought our half court defense was excellent.”