Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Local Sports

October 17, 2012

Lady Raider volleyball clinches 62nd title

Oct. 17, 2012 — Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000167 EndHTML:0000002812 StartFragment:0000000457 EndFragment:0000002796

East Carter’s matchup with Morgan County proved to be no issue for the Lady Raiders volleyball team last Thursday night.

The district championship match ended in a 3–0 victory for East Carter, advancing them on to the regional tournament.

Beginning in a close head-to-head set, the Lady Raiders finally planted down and dominated the court for the remainder of the match.

The 25–20 East Carter win would be the closest that Morgan County would get the entire night.

With a strong presence on the net and a dominant hitting force of Whitney Gollihue, their attack on Morgan was left unanswered as East’s girls went to take the set, and the district championship.

East Carter coach Cathy Harris was pleased with the girls’ turnaround.

“If we keep focused on playing team ball, we should have a pretty good shot moving up in regionals this year,” said Harris.

Senior Kacy Obrien was also excited on the championship victory.

“We worked really hard to get to this point, and I think we have a lot of potential if we play as a team and do what we did tonight,” said Obrien.

The Lady Raiders continued their progression towards a regional title last night after press time when they took on Fleming County at West Carter.

Journal-Times will have more on this and the rest of the 16th Region games in next week’s edition of sports.

Text Only
Local Sports
  • F-1 Ben Jordan.JPG West Carter’s Ben Jordan

    West Carter sophomore Ben Jordan likes the spotlight on his team more than just himself. However, the two-sport athlete in Olive Hill turned heads throughout the 16th Region whether it is on the hardwood or on the diamond.

    July 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • F-2 Cole Boggs.JPG Carter County Wildcats shutout by Cincinnati

    With the start of high school football preseason practices, college and professional just right around the corner, one team in Carter County has been throwing the pigskin around for almost two months.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • F-3 Jalen Simmons.JPG KCU football releases 2014 schedule

    Kentucky Christian University will play in four different states during the 2014 football season. The KCU Knights will kick off the 2014 season with an out-of-state trip to Cookeville to face Tennessee Tech on Aug. 28 in a Thursday night clash.

    July 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • F-1 Taylor Hickle.JPG Area teams compete in 7-on-7 passing camp

    Several area football teams are not wasting any time after the dead period to see how some kids compete.

    July 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • F-2 Kristen Mayo.JPG Pass the ‘Mayo’

    East Carter sophomore point guard Kristen Mayo has played basketball for as long as she can remember.

    July 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • F-3 Conner Robinson.jpg Former Raider Robinson to play baseball at Northern Kentucky

    After sitting out just two games over the past two seasons, Connor Robinson is perfectly fine with having to prove himself yet again to earn playing time.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Running the Point: The countdown is on

    The dead period is over. For anyone who might not know what that means, it’s the mandated two-week layoff for any high school function.

    July 16, 2014

  • F-1 Trace Tackett.JPG 11-12 Morehead All-Stars claim area championship

    The 11-12-year-old Morehead All-Stars were not used to playing from behind. Down two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning, they hit four straight singles to pull ahead for good as they defeated the Olive Hill All-Stars 9-7 to claim the Area 1 District 6 Championship.

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • F-2 Ben Wilburn.JPG Olive Hill forces rematch in Area 1

    The 11-12-year-old Olive Hill All-Stars already had one loss to Morehead heading into Wednesday’s elimination game.

    July 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Three KCU programs earn NAIA Scholar status

    Three programs at Kentucky Christian University were named NAIA Scholar Teams for the 2013-14 academic year, the school’s athletic program announced.

    July 9, 2014