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Lady Warriors down Wayne County, 7-2
The best way to open district play is with a victory.
Southwestern did just that on Tuesday evening at the War Path, as the Lady Warriors overcame an early, 2-0 deficit to down 48th District foe Wayne County by a final tally of 7-2.
Warriors lose a tough one to Garrard County
Monday wasn’t a good day for the Southwestern Warriors baseball program.
Heading into Monday evening’s contest with Garrard County, Southwestern had won nine straight games. Unfortunately that would all change in Monday’s match-up, as the visiting Golden Lions took down the Warriors by a score of 3-2.
The loss was Southwestern’s first since March 23rd, when the Warriors fell to Franklin-Simpson on the road by a score of 6-5. With the setback to Garrard County, Southwestern’s record stands at 13-3.
Lady Warriors blast Somerset, 12-6
When you give a team a four-run lead before ever picking up a bat — you’re usually in for a long day.
And, that’s exactly what happened to David Dorsey and the Somerset Lady Jumpers yesterday afternoon, when arch-rival Southwestern rolled into Somerset High School.
Pulaski boys team dominates at Lake Cumberland Classic
Over the past few years, the Pulaski County boys team has been atop of the team standings following the Lake Cumberland Classic.
The 2013 edition of the Lake Cumberland Classic was no different, as the Maroons destroyed the competition, finishing 57 points ahead of their nearest competitor. Saturday’s victory was also the third consecutive season that Pulaski County has won on the boys side, which featured 21 teams.
Lady Maroons edge McCreary in extra inning
It certainly wasn’t a thing of beauty, but as things turned out, it’s a win that Pulaski County head coach Kevin McKee will certainly take.
McKee and the Lady Maroons were guilty of two costly errors on Saturday morning playing in the Somerset Round Robin Tournament, but in the end, PC had enough to gut out a 3-2 victory in eight innings over McCreary Central.
Pulaski blanks Somerset, 3-0
Pulaski County head baseball coach Danny Masten will be the first person to tell you that his club hasn’t been an offensive juggernaut over the first half of the season.
Instead, PC has used timely hitting, played sound defense, and has gotten some excellent pitching along the way allowing the Maroons to pick up some key wins over the first part of the season.
Jumpers fall to Danville, 6-3
It has been a while since Somerset has tasted victory against long-time rival Danville. In fact, the Briar Jumpers’ last win against the Danville Admirals came on April 8, 2009, when Phil Grundy’s squad downed their rival by a score of 7-2.
Since that April 2009 meeting, the series has been one-sided, as Danville came into the year having won five straight games against the ‘Purple and Gold.’
Warriors blast Wayne Co., 11-1
Coming into Tuesday night’s 48th District showdown between Wayne County and Southwestern, the two district rivals found themselves atop the standings with the best records in the entire 12th Region.
The homestanding Southwestern Warriors put on a display that they were the better team on Tuesday evening at Warrior Stadium, as they stunned the visiting Wayne County Cardinals in five innings by a score of 11-1.
Jumpers down Pulaski, 7-4
When’s the perfect time to snap a modest two game losing skid?
How about getting a win over your arch-rival at their place in the district opener for both clubs.
That’s exactly the formula David Dorsey and the Somerset Lady Jumpers came up with on Tuesday afternoon.
Louisville beats Michigan 82-76 to win NCAA title
Luke Hancock made all five of his 3-pointers and led Louisville to its first NCAA men's basketball championship since 1986 with an 82-76 victory over Michigan on Monday night.
Coach Rick Pitino added this title to the one he won at Kentucky in 1996 and is the first coach to win a championship at two schools. Earlier in the day, Pitino was elected to the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame.
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