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6 -July 05, 2012 Your Hometown Newspaper News Outlook SPORTS Keselowski wins Quaker State 400 Photo courtesy of Kentucky Speedway Brad Keselowski prevailed in the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night. Brad KeseIowsld expertly managed fuel mileage for his No. 2 Penske Racing ma- chine through the closing 56 laps of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State 400 and captured his second career Kentucky Speedway victory tunht The 28 year old from Rochester Hills, Mich., be- comes the second driver to own both NSCS and NAS- CAR Nationwide Series (NNS) rifles at the track af- ter taking a Feed The Chil- dren 300 rifle on July 8, 2011. "We were gutsy today, had a fast car and drove to the lead on the first run. We waited for someone to make a mistake or give us a chance. Hard work equals results and today this team got the results. It feels pretty dang good," Keselowski said. He drove to the pits under green flag conditions on Lap 208 and saw his chances of stretching his fuel mileage to the end of the 267-1ap marathon significantly im- prove when a ,caution flag flew on Iap 210 after Ryan Newman's No. 139 Stewart Keselowski completed his threrace Kentucky Speed- way weekend stretch own- ing Saturday nighfs victory, a seventh-place finish in Fri- day nighfs NNS Feed The Children 300 and a second- place showing in Thursday nighfs NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NC- WTS) UNOH 225. %Vhat a weekend. We hit the wall on Lap 1 of (NSCS) practice and brought out a back-up car. This is my Mar- rinsville car from the Chase (for the N,A2CAR Sprint Cup) last year, so, it isn't the newest car we have but it sure does run. WVe fought through ad- versity all weekend long in 100degree temperatures, got this car out and got it ready to practice on the racetrack. That hard work is what got us into Victory Lane tonight. I wanted to win all three this weekend, butifI had to pick one, this is the one," Keselowski added. Kahne placed second in the Quaker State 400, Ham- lin took third, Earnhardt Jr. raced under the checkered flag fourth and four-time ,:  Racing: car lost its en- NSCS champ Jeff Gordon ,. gine and connected with the Keselowski's Crew Chief Patti Wolfe made the call to keep the No. 2 on the track while other contenders came to pits to top their cars' fuel tanks. The team's strate- gy paid off when Keselowski went to the lead for the third and final time off a Lap 220 restart. With a stout No. 2con- tinuing to build its lead, late charges from Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne in the No. 5 Quaker State car, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin in the No. 11 car, Dale Earnhardt Jr., in the No. 88 car and five- time NSCS champ Jimmie Johnson in the No. 48 all came up shy. dosedout the race top five in theNo. 24 Hendfick Mo- torsports machine. Keselowski claimed his NSCS-leading third vic- tory of the season and holds what could prove to be a decisive advantage as driv- ers determine Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup eligi- bility through the next nine events. He will enter the July 7 NSCS race at Daytona In- ternational Speedway with a combined five top-five and seven top-10 fmishes. He sits 10th in the NSCS stand- ings and 96 points behind leader and Roush Fenway Racing driver Matt Kenseth, who deposited his 12th top- 10 finish of the season with a seventh-place effort in the No. 17 Frith Third Bank car. "Now we can look for- ward, we don't have to look back at all," Keselowski said. Kahne encountered trouble early when he was forced to make a repeat pit stop to tighten loose hgnuts. He raced 34th on Lap 60 and valiantly cut his way through the field. He advanced to 22nd by Lap 135, llth by Lap 195 and moved into the top 10 for the first time when he showed eighth on Lap 225. He advanced to fifth by Lap 255 before closing out the race with his fourth top- five and eighth top-10 finish of the season. "We had to pass a ton of cars and came up a little Short. The team was awe- some. (Crew Chief) Kenny Fmnd called a great race and prepared an awesome car. My pit crew was really, really good. We just had a couple of mistakes at two dif- ferent stops. We couldn't get enough track position, so we had to fight for a long time. I wish we could've caught Ke- selowski because we need the wins, but we came pretty close," Kahne said. Hamlin grabbed his eighth top-five and ninth top- 10 finish of the season while Eamhardt Jr. collected his seventh top-five and 13th top-10 finish of the season. He will start next week's Daytona International Speedway race second in the series standings and 11 points behind Kenseth. returns to Ken- tucky Speedway Sept. 21-22 with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ken- tucky 201 and NASCAR Na- rionwide Series Kentucky 300. Wildcats to open season with back-to-back road games Kickoff for the 2012 football season is just about six weeks away for the Bath County High School football team. Bath County will play two straight road games before hosting its home opener in the upcoming season. Bath County ended the 2011 season 3-7, miss- ing out on the Class 3A State Playoffs. The Wild- cats notched wins over West Carter, East Carter and Nicholas County last season. Bath Coun- ty dropped games to Fleming County, Lewis County, Garrard County, Western Hills, Powell County, Estill County and Bourbon County in the 2011 campaign. Bath County, under the direction of veteran head coach Reed Fields, will open the 2012 season at Fleming County on Aug. 17. Following the season- opener, Bath County will venture to West Carter one week later. Other away games will pit the Wildcats versus Estill County (Sept. 14), Western Hills (Sept. 28) and Bourbon County (Oct. 19). The Wildcats will en- tertain Lewis County on Aug. 31 in a home opener. Bath County has additional home games scheduled versus East Carter (Sept. 7), Garrard County (Sept. 21), Pew- ell County (Oct. 5) and Nicholas County (Oct. 26). Bath County is set to return senior quarter- back Clark Kissick. In his junior season, Kis- sick completed 82-of-179 passes for 1,321 yards and six touchdowns. Kis- sick also rushed for 240 yards in the 2011 season. Junior running back Current Shrout is also on his way back for the Wildcats. As a sopho- more, Shrout ranked as Bath County's second- leadingrusher, picking up 400 yards and scoring three touchdowns via 74 carries. Bath County competes in the crowded Class 3A, District 5 along with Gar- rard County, Estill Coun- ty, Powell County, Bour- bon County and Western Hills. Bath County High School Football 2012 Schedule Aug. 17 at Fleming County, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at West Carter, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31 Lewis County, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7 East Carter, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Estill Coun- ty, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 Garrard Coun- ty, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Western Hills, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5 Powell Coun- ty, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19 at Bourbon County, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26 Nicholas Coun- ty, 7:30 p.m. MSU fail sports season tickets on sale Season tickets for Morehead State Univer- sity's 2012 home football, volleyball and soccer seasons are now on sale. Fans purchasing season tickets will see a signifi- cant savings and guar- antee their seats for ev- ery Eagle athletic home event this Fall. "Season tickets are the best option for our fans that want to be a part of every game," said Dar- ian Westerfie!d, assistant athletic director for ex, ternal affairs. "We have a number of packages to suit our fan's needs, and we believe our ticket holders will love not only watching our highly com- petitive and champion- ship-level teams on the field but also will love the fun atmosphere associ- ated with game day this season." The MSU football team will host six games in Jayne Stadium. Season tickets are only 855 for the general public and Bourbon Boot Supply 427 Main Street Paris, KY 40361 (8591987-1885 only $25 for MSU faculty and staff. MSU also of- fers a season box (eight seats) and several tailgat- ing and parking options. The two-time defend- ing Ohio Valley Confer- ence champion volley- ball team is set to battle 16 opponents in Weth- erby Gym this year. A reserved season ticket is just 840, a 50 percent savings over buying sin- gle-game tickets for each match. A general admis- sion ticket, is. priced, at 830. Fans purchasing reserved tickets also get their own name plate on a seat they personally se- lect, and parking is free for regular season match- es at Wetherby Gym. The Eagle soccer team, which has been crowned OVC champions three of the past four seasons, hosts eight matches at Jayne Stadium. Season tickets are available for only 830, and parking for all regular season con- tests is free. For more information, call the MSU athletic ticket office at 606-783- 2088. PUBLIC NOTICE BATH COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY STATEMENT Students, their parents, employees, and potential employees of the Bath County Schools are hereby notified that the Bath County School System does not discrimi- nate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sex, or disability in employment programs, career and technical education (vocational) programs, or activities set forth in compliance with the Office of Civil Rights, Title VI, VII, IX, ADA and Section 504. Copies of the 504 service plans are located in the principal's office of each school in the 504 Coordinator's offce (phone 606-674- 6314) and may be viewed by the public at any time during the school day. Inquiries regarding compliance with the Title IX and Title VI should be directed to Steve Meadows (phone 606-674-6314) of the Bath County School System or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C. Inquiries regarding compliance with Section 504 should be directed to Stephanie Little (phone 606-674-6314) of the Bath County School System or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C. Inquiries regarding compliance with the American with Disabilities Act Should be directed to Stephanie Little (phone 606-674-6314) of the Bath county School Sys- tem or the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, washington, D.C. Inquiries regarding compliance with the Vocational Programs offered by the Bath County School District should be directed to Brenda Holder (phone 606-674-6314) of the Bath County School System. The Bath County School System offers the following.career and technical education programs for students in grades 9-12: Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Industrial Technology. The following career and technical courses are available to students in grades I0-12: Business and Office, Agriculture, Business Educa- tion, Human Services, Health Science, Information Technology, and Technology Education. Adult Education classes are offered to individuals pursuing a GED certificate. Adult programs are offered periodically based upon the demand for specific classes. Any person having inquiries concerning Bath County Schools compliance with the Office of Civil Rights Law, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA, and Section 504 is directed to contact the Bath County Board of Educatiun, 405 West Main Street, Owingsville, KY or call (606) 674-6314.\\; Published in.the Bath County News-Outlook 07.05.12 GET MORE FOR Y Y!! ,000 READERS KyN000000Group Covering Bath, Fleming, Menifee, Nicholas and Robertson Counties We offer group packaging rates that will save you money! Call our sales representative today for assistance! Jeremiah, 859-473-4465