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Jackets fall to Hazard in All ‘A’ sectional

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HAZARD — A couple of costly errors and a lack of production from the bottom half of the lineup made the difference on Friday in the Middlesboro Yellow Jackets’ 8-5 loss at Hazard in their All “A” sectional.“Hazard has got a good club, I knew they did. I told the boys all week it was going to be a war and that’s exactly what it was,” Middlesboro coach John Smith said. “I wish them luck going on to the state tournament.”Freshman Griffin Wells turned in an outstanding performance on the mound for the Bulldogs. In a 134-pitch complete game, the lefty gave up five runs, two earned, on four hits while striking out 12 and walking four.

 

Brock back to help Bobcats down stretch

The Bell County Bobcats are on pace for the their first winning season since they were 13th Region runners up in 2009. Even though they didn’t put together the performance they would have liked in Wednesday’s 10-2 loss to Harlan County, the Bobcat did have one big positive in that game. Junior Evan Brock returned to the team after missing the first six weeks of the season due to illness.“Evan is one of our starters and that was the first game he’s actually p...

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Lee returning for sophomore season

LEXINGTON – Freshman forward Marcus Lee will return to the Kentucky men’s basketball program for the 2014-15 season, it was announced Friday.“I’ve really enjoyed my college experience and I’m looking forward to continuing to develop as an all-around player,” Lee said. “Playing in the Final Four was such an amazing feeling, but I want to come back and help win that final game this year.”The 6-foot-9 forward was called upon i...

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Lady ‘Splitters blast 3 HRs in sweep at Mars Hill

MARS HILL, N.C. — The Lady Railsplitters used three home runs and a pair of dazzling pitching performances to sweep the Mars Hill Lions in South Atlantic Conference softball action on Wednesday.Sophomore Samantha Smith twirled a complete-game three-hitter in a 3-0 victory in game one, while junior Amanda Snow blasted a game-tying home run in the top of the seventh and made a sterling relief effort to key a 5-4 win in eight innings in game two. Lincoln Memorial University (26-...

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Jackets visit Hazard for All ‘A’ sectional

Middlesboro heads to Hazard tonight for an All “A” sectional. The winner will advance to State All “A” Classic at Whitaker Bank Park in Lexington on May 3-4.Hazard (11-5) is the 14th Regional All “A” champion for the eighth straight season. They cruised through their regional tournament with a 7-0 win over Buckhorn, and ten-run wins over Wolfe County (14-4), Lee County (16-3) and Cordia (13-0 in the championship game.

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Lady Lions dominant in district play

It’s all coming together for the Pineville Lady Mountain Lions. They finished as 51st District runners up last season and made their return to the 13th Region Tournament. This year they’ve been at their best against district opponents and followed up Wednesday’s 10-0 win over Knox Central with a 10-0 win over Barbourville.The Lady Lions are all but assured of being the number one seed for the district tournament, which they will be hosting this year.

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Young to NBA, Calipari awaits other decisions

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has been too busy promoting his latest book to reflect on last week’s NCAA championship game loss to Connecticut.Calipari must first deal with several issues, the most pressing of which is the futures of several of his highly touted freshmen. Some clarity began to emerge Thursday, when guard James Young became the first to announce that he will enter the NBA draft, leaving forward Julius Randle and twin ...

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Bell’s Morris makes junior All-Star team

Bell County standout Maci Morris is among the 18 players named to the Kentucky Junior All-Star girls’ team, which was announced on Wednesday.The team will represent Kentucky in games against junior teams from Indiana on June 6 in Indianapolis and June 7 in Lexington.Morris, who has committed to the University of Kentucky, is considered on of the nation’s top 50 players in the Class of 2015. The 6-0 guard will also enter next season as one of the favorites for...

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Hale helps Jackets break out of slump with two-hitter

Brandon Hale was a one-man slump buster for the visiting Middlesboro Yellow Jackets on Wednesday in a 14-0 rout of Harlan.The junior pitcher/first baseman tossed a two-hitter with eight strikeouts and no walks in the five-inning, supplying more than enough offense by himself with two doubles and two singles in a six-RBI performance.“He had a heck of a day at the plate,” Middlesboro coach John Smith said. “We have been struggling all year, and nobody is ...

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Lady Lions blank KC 10-0

Rebecca Lee-Theis fired a five-inning one-hitter and the Pineville Lady Lions put up six runs in the second inning as they rolled to a 10-0 win over defending 51st District champion Knox Central on Wednesday.“Last year we battled with Knox Central and they beat us in the district championship game 1-0. Our girls wanted to make sure to take care of this game and they didn’t want it to be close. Their goal was to win it in five and that’s what they came out here and...

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Black Bears pound out 10-2 win at Bell

Harlan County put up five runs in the top of the first inning an coasted to a 10-2 win at Bell County on Wednesday.The Black Bears got and RBI double from Sawyer Fields and RBI singles from Connor Leisge, Zach Doss and Brendan Rutherford in the top of the first inning and also got bit of help from three Bobcat errors, including two in the outfield during the inning.“No disrespect to Bell County, but we had a point to make tonight with the bats. We hit it the other ...

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Lady Panthers down Harlan, 10-4

HARROGATE, Tenn. —In unreported action from Monday, the Cumberland Gap Lady Panthers pounded out 13 hits in a 10-4 win over Harlan.Tessa Pittman homered and doubled to drive in two and scored three runs while Lindsey Elliott delivered a single, double and a triple to drive in three runs. Senior shortstop Katelyn McCarty added three hits and scored three runs in the game.Senior pitcher Genna Lake worked all seven innings to get the win. After allowing the first four...

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