By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
SOMERSET — Errors have plagued the Corbin Lady Redhounds throughout the season and it wasn’t any different Thursday during their 12-2 loss to Somerset.
Corbin committed three errors and only five runs were earned during the 10-run loss, as Christian Carpenter battled in the circle and finished the game with three strikeouts.
“We faced a very good hitting team today,” Corbin coach Chris Hart said. “They hit the ball well on us and we had a hard time coming from behind. You gotta give credit to Somerset.”
The Lady Redhounds jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the top of the third inning after run-scoring singles by Lindsey Barton and Kelley Farley, but the lead didn’t last for long.
Somerset scored two runs of its own in the bottom of the inning before adding two more in the fourth inning while putting the game away with nine runs in the bottom of the fifth.
Barton led Corbin with a 2-for-3 effort at the plate while driving in a run while Hannah Hart, Farley, Whitney Gatliff and Sydney Reynolds also had a hit apiece in the loss.
By Les Dixon / Sports Editor
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The Tri-County Sports Authority youth football league, which usually fields in the neighborhood of 200 players, is about to get a little more crowded this season.
THE WAY IT IS: Football is in the air in the Tri-County
These cool summer days are reminding me of the cool football Friday nights of September and October, and with that said, these cooler temperatures have me in the mood of writing about things to come for our local football teams in the Tri-County.
It’s never too early to talk about what games will be the big ones for the Tri-County high school football fans to watch this upcoming season. I’ve tried to narrow my list down to 10 games, but honestly, it really wasn’t easy to do — but I did manage to do it.
Let’s just say things should be very entertaining, and interesting, for you the fan this season.
Corbin names Philpot head baseball coach
With just a little over two weeks passed since Rob Ledington announced his resignation as head coach of the Corbin Redhounds’ baseball team, Corbin School officials announced their choice his replacement.
So Far, So Good: North Laurel Coach Chris Larkey pleased with the way his team is looking
By Les Dixon
NORTH LAUREL — Chris Larkey’s North Laurel Jaguar football team is coming off one of its best seasons in program history with hopes of continuing its winning ways this fall.
The Next Step: Jerry Herron's Williamsburg Yellow Jackets have high hopes of winning a state title
By Chris Parsons
WILLIAMSBURG — The Williamsburg Yellow Jackets came one win away from bringing home the program’s first ever state championship last season, but a 42-0 loss to Mayfield meant a state title wasn’t in the cards.
Ready to Reload
Even though Knox Central head football coach Scottie Russell has seen the departure of two of the program’s best tailbacks due to graduation in the past two years, he isn’t concerned.
Shelton was a hero by any definition
The word hero is used a little too loosely for my taste these days.
To be honest, it’s been used way too much for a long time and I’m just as guilty as the next guy.
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