TheTimesTribune.com, Corbin, KY

Local Sports

July 22, 2013

Earnest feels Colonels could be competitive

CORBIN —

By Chris Parsons / Staff Writer

WHITLEY COUNTY — First-year coach Jarrod Earnest said he’s not only excited about taking over the Whitley County Colonels’ soccer team, but also about the potential of this year’s squad.

Earnest, who coached Whitley County’s middle school team last season, is not entirely new to the program. He said he was able to see several games last season, which combined with the fact he coached some of the incoming freshman last year, he’s got an idea of what the team is capable of.

As for what he expects out of his players, Earnest said he’s not much different than any other coach who wants their team to succeed.

“I expect hard work and I expect the kids to come out, especially in the preseason, and give a good effort toward getting in shape,” Earnest said. “I’ve always said that if my squad isn’t the most technically savvy team, we will certainly be the most in-shape team.

“I feel like if we work hard and come out in shape and ready to play, we can compete with a lot of the teams we face,” he added. “We may not blow any of them away, but if we do what we’re supposed to do, we should be competitive in our region.”

 

1
Text Only
Local Sports
Front page
Featured Ads
AP Video
Disbanding Muslim Surveillance Draws Praise Hundreds Missing After South Korean Ferry Sinks Passengers Abuzz After Plane Hits Swarm of Bees Boston Bomb Scare Defendant Appears in Court Pistorius Trial: Adjourned Until May 5 Diaz Gets Physical for New Comedy Raw: Ferry Sinks Off South Korean Coast Town, Victims Remember Texas Blast Freeze Leaves Florida Panhandle With Dead Trees At Boston Marathon, a Chance to Finally Finish Are School Dress Codes Too Strict? Raw: Fatal Ferry Boat Accident Suspicious Bags Found Near Marathon Finish Line Boston Marks the 1st Anniversary of Bombing NYPD Ends Muslim Surveillance Program 8-year-old Boy Gets His Wish: Fly Like Iron Man Sex Offenders Arrested in Slayings of CA Women India's Transgenders Celebrate Historic Ruling Tributes Mark Boston Bombing Anniversary Raw: Kan. Shooting Suspect Faces Judge
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Facebook
SEC Times-Tribune