Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

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September 4, 2013

Carter County Sports Roundup

Sept. 4, 2013 — Comet Volleyball splits two matches

The West Carter volleyball team had a .500 week, defeating Rose Hill Christian 3-0 (25-19, 25-23-25-15) but fell to Fairview 3-0 (25-17, 25-13, 25-16). With their week, The Lady Comets are 3-6. West faced Raceland on the road Tuesday and will travel to rival East Carter Thursday.

Raider Volleyball downs Lawrence County

The East Carter volleyball team made the long journey to Louisa this past Thursday and came away with a signature victory over Lawrence County 3-0 (25-11, 25-8, 25-17). With the victory, East Carter improves to 3-3 on the 2013 season. The Lady Raiders will host Fleming County in a makeup game on Wednesday before welcoming West Carter to Grayson.

Lady Comet Soccer game vs. East Carter called for darkness

On Thursday, the West Carter girls soccer team hosted East Carter in a 62nd District matchup. However, because the game was played late the game was called due to darkness. At the point of the game being called, the Lady Raiders were leading 9-0 in the second half. The game will be continued at a later date with being a district matchup. On Tuesday West Carter hosted Rowan County. They play Menifee County on Thursday and again on Saturday in Frenchburg in the 16th Region All “A” Tournament. East Carter traveled to South Point on Tuesday. They host East Carter on Thursday and travel to Madison Southern on Saturday.

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  • 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