PGA Golf Returns to Kentucky—By John Huang

 

Chip McDaniel from Clay County Kentucky – Photo by Brendon Miller

Eastern Kentucky will have their eyes on local sensation Chip McDaniel of Clay County

(NICHOLASVILLE, Ky) – Anyone who has ever tried to play the game of golf knows that it really is a good walk spoiled. Unless you’re the Golden Bear, or the Great White Shark, or the Big Easy, or the Walrus, or the King, you’ve undoubtedly been repeatedly traumatized by the ever-lurking water hazards, sand traps, and narrow fairways lining the links. Just like you, I’ve been there and done that. What I haven’t done yet is to cover a professional golf tournament—and all that’s about to change as the fourth annual Barbasol Championship rolls into Keene Trace Golf Club. It’ll be the first PGA TOUR tournament (excluding majors) to be held in Kentucky since the Kentucky Derby Open was played in Louisville from 1957-59. For those keeping score, that’s a long time ago—over a decade and a half before Tiger Woods was even born. Continue reading PGA Golf Returns to Kentucky—By John Huang

NASCAR Photos from Bristol & KY Speedway

 

Martin Truex Jr. wins at KY Speedway – Photo by Larry Robinson

Bluegrass Sports Nation has added hundreds of NASCAR photos ranging from Truck Racing to XFINITY racing series at both Bristol Motor Speedway and Kentucky Speedway. See some of the best NASCAR photos taken by Larry Robinson and Brendon Miller.

 

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BREAKING NEWS!!!!! Breathitt High School hires Misty Eversole Mcalarnis to lead Girls Basketball Program

 

Photo provided by Misty Mcalarnis

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Breathitt High School has a new girls basketball coach after the hiring of Misty Eversole Mcalarnis. Misty will try to turn around a program that saw it fall to it’s lowest point in many years after finishing with a record of 3 wins and 21 losses, 17 of which were to finish the season. David Kyle Abner stepped down after his only season as coach creating the opening for new Coach Mcalarnis.

Breathitt had a 13-15 record in 2016-2017 season including the 55th District Tournament Championship in Coach Wallace Bates final season.

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Lexington Legends Walk It Off in the Bottom of the Tenth Against Asheville Tourists

 

Charlie Neuweiler

WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – It was a pitcher’s duel that propelled the game into extra innings between the Lexington Legends and Asheville Tourists. The Legends walked it off in the bottom of the tenth inning, courtesy of an RBI double by Cal Jones and Lexington took game two, 2-1.

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Kentucky Tabbed SEC Favorite, Three Named Preseason All-SEC

Leah Edmond, Madison Lilley and Avery Skinner were named Preseason All-SEC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After a season that saw the Kentucky volleyball team win a share of the Southeastern Conference title, the league’s coaches tabbed UK as the 2018 SEC preseason favorite. Junior Leah Edmond and sophomores Madison Lilley and Avery Skinner were picked to the preseason All-SEC team. Continue reading Kentucky Tabbed SEC Favorite, Three Named Preseason All-SEC

IMS To Build Dirt Track, Host Lucrative USAC Midget Event during Brickyard Race Week

Driven2SaveLives BC39 Scheduled for Sept. 5-6 at The Dirt Track at IMS

INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – The Indianapolis Motor Speedway will add to its luster as the Racing Capital of the World with the construction of a quarter-mile dirt track inside its famous oval, hosting a United States Auto Club Midget National Championship event during Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line race week in early September. Continue reading IMS To Build Dirt Track, Host Lucrative USAC Midget Event during Brickyard Race Week

DAVIS LOVE III COMMITS TO PLAY IN BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP

Tournament parking and shuttle information for spectators announced

LEXINGTON (June 25, 2018) – The field for this year’s Barbasol Championship will feature Davis Love III, a World Golf Hall of Famer with 21 PGA TOUR victories and a major title, when the tournament tees off for the first time, July 19-22 at Champions at Keene Trace in Nicholasville, Ky.

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