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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper October 18, 2012 -13 by Coach Jeremy Booher Only two fall sports re- main, as the boys~ and girls' basketball teams begin their tryouts this week, and the football team prepares for their biggest game of the sea- son this week. This and more in this edition of the athletics news and notes Our Football team had its bye week this week. This allowed the team to enjoy their fall break and prepare for a very tough Bourbon County this com- ing week. Several Cats fans made the trip this week to Bourbon Co. to watch the Colonels take on Powell Co. (the district team Bath Co. played last Friday). Several text and tweets went out through- out the game as the Cats fans realized that we will have to play our best game, and in doing so, the Wildcats have a chance to accomplishseveral BIG lime goals for the year. With a win this week, the Cats would put themselves at 8-1 and the outright #1 seed going into district play. Second, the cats would guarantee them- selves their best record in several years, and most importantly, would gain a TON of confidence going into the last week of the regular season and into their home playoff game. To do so, the Wildcats will face the undefeated and 37th ranked (according to maxpreps.com) Bourbon The Bath County High School girls' and boys' bas- ketball teams have both been picked to finish third in the 61st District, accord- ing to The Cats' Pause 2012-13 Kentucky Basket- ball Yearbook. Released last week, The Cats' Pause 2012-13 Kentucky Basket- ball Yearbook is a publica- tion which includes pre- season coverage on teams in all 16 of the Kentucky's high school regions. More on each Bath County High Athletic had won 4 out of their last 5 regular sea~on games going into their district tournament matchup with Fleming County. The Pan- thers jumped out early to take game one from the Lady Cats. However, the Lady Cats bounced back and tied the match at 1-1. In the third game it was all Lady Cats at the ,be- ginning. The Lady Cats jumped out to a 19-13 lead. However, the Panthers went on a 12-0 run to fin- ish out the game. During the 4th game, the Lady Cats were on the verge of tying the game up. The score being 24-23 only one point was needed to win. However, the Lady Cats couldn't secure the point, and with a 25-24 lead, couldn't win the game on that point either. The Panthers then rolled off 3 straight points to take the match 1-3. The Lady Cats finished the match with 29 Kills, 14 Aces, 1 Block, 99 Digs, and 26 Assists. With the loss the BCHS Volleyball team ended their season with a 13-21 record marking the first time the volleyball team has ever won 13 matches in a season. There was no All-Tournament Team this year for the 61st District Tournament. One of the highlights from this week had to be the Harlem Wizards and they came to entertain a packed BCHS Gym on Thursday night. With fun, family entertainment the County team at their place on Friday. The BCHS Cross Coun- try teams will compete this week at Mason County for their first race in a couple of weeks. Struggling in the first half, our Boys Soccer team found themselves in a 0-2 hole in the first half of their 61st District Soccer Tournament match. The Wildcats came back and even tied the match up at 2-2 with goals from Elon Barfley and Caleb John- son. However, a late goal with under 5 minutes left propelled the #3 seeded Fleming County Panthers to the upset over the Wild- cats 2-3. With the loss the BCHS Soccer team ended their season with a 9-7 re- cord. Making the 61st Dis- trict All-Tournament Team were Caleb Johnson and Jordan Henderson. The Girls Soccer team had to face a very tough Rowan County team in their 61st District Soccer semi-final matchup. The Lady Vikings jumped out from the onset and never let up scoring 4 quick goals within the first few minutes. The young Lady Cats never could over- come the deficit and fell to the Lady Vikings 0-12. With the loss the BCHS Girls Soccer team ended their season with a 2-18 re- cord. Making the 61st Dis- trict All-Tournament Team were Shelby McNabb and Sara Crouch. The Volleyball team School basketball team fol- lows. Bath County Girls: The Lady Cats are picked one spot ahead of Menifee County in the four-team 61st District. Bath County is ranked third behind de- fending district champion Fleming County and long- time powerhouse Rowan County, which is the pre season favorite in the talent-heavy district. Last season, Fleming County and Rowan County corn- MSU finish lOth at ence foe Jacksonville State won the event with a 928, while Louisville (930), Austin Peay (933), Akron (941) and host Western Kentucky (965) rounded out the top five. "It was very windy on Sunday and we dug ourselves a pretty big hole," MSU Coach Dr. Rex Chancy said. "It just seemed like we couldn't rebound after that disap- pointing first round. We also used a very young line-up at this tourna- meat." Akron " " jumor Charlie Bull carded a 225 over three rounds to claim medalist honors. The Wizards kept the crowd laughing with their high flying moves and comedic antics. It was fun and en- joying for all who attended. As the football team gears up for their HUGE district matchup this week and the BCHS Boys' and Girlsw Basketball teams begin tryouts and prac- tice this week, and the XC teams run, let's all re- member that you CANq" HIDE THAT WILDCAT PRIDE!I! If you can, try to make the trip to Bour- bon County to support our football team as they go for the upset victory over the Colonels. Good luck to all of our athletes this week, and as always GO WILDCATS!!! Athletic Schedule (Octo- ber 15th - 20th) Monday, October 15th NO SCHEDULED CONTESTS Tuesday, October 16th NO SCHEDULED CONTF Aq'S Wednesday, October 17th NO SCHEDULED CONTESTS Thursday, October 18th Bath County Kenser, Boyd High School County, St 5-11, freshman' forward F; 6. Emily Frye, Sarah Price is Lewis County, ranked among the So 5-5, G; 5. Lo- top players in the gan Fraley, Boyd 16th Region. Price County, So 5-11, is listed ninth in G; 4. Kaylyn Gam- The Cats' Pause bill, Ashland, Sr 2012-13 Kentucky 5-5, G; 4. Savannah Basketball Year- Anderson, Lewis book's Preseason County, So 6-1, C; 16th Region Play- 2. Taylor Wheel- XC @ Mason Co. erRankings, er, Boyd County, 5:00 One ofthestate's Jr 5-7, G/F; 1. top players in her Alexis Robinson, Senior Jared Flanery led Morehead State by FFB @ East Carter 6:00 Friday, October 19th FB @. Bourbon Co 7:30 Saturday, October 20th NO SCHEDULED CONTESTS finish g 15thout of 60 in- dividuals at the three-day WKU Kenny Perry Invita- tional, which wrapped up on Tuesday. Flanery closed out with a 54-hole score of 238 at The Club at Olde Stone, while senior Matt Logan (249); freshman Logan Hogge (252), freshman Brad Newnam (257) and freshman Will Branham (264) also competed for Morehead State Hogge is a Bath County High School graduate. The Eagles finished I0th out of 12 teams with a 979. Ohio Valley Confer- in 61st bined to compile a 51-13 overall record Bath County Boys: New head coach Lawrence Til- l er is set t0-guide the Bath County High School boys' basketball program. Til- ler inherits a Bath County boys' basketball team that ended last season 9-22. Leading scorer Keegan Sammons is back to lead the Wildcats. Sammons led Bath County in scoring last season. Top rebound- ers Chase Hamm and Lo- gan Dailey are also back for the Wildcats. Bath County is picked to finish one spot ahead d Menifee County in the 61st District. The Wildcats are ranked behind reign- ing 61st District and 16th Region champion Rowan County and preseason dis- trict and region favorite Fleming County: Both Bath County bas- ketball teams will tip off the 2012-13 season in late- November. WKU Kenny Perry invitational course played at a par of 72 and yardage of 7,372. Morehead State will wrap up its fall campaign next Monday and Tues- day at the Austin Peay In- tercollegiate in Hopkins- ville. 'Wee have one more fall tournament, and I would certainly like to see us finish on a positive note," Chancy added. "I always use different combina- f tions m the fall to see who can do what, and we've had pretty mixed results SO far." Wed, October 24 iO Bradford R White, Pfir, dpal Re Lic 72548./kndrew White B~S Prer0Jum May l~y. WILLIAMS ~t WILLIAMS 8~08 [HI~a wodd~th real estate auction . . class, Price aver- aged 7.8 points and 9.8 rebounds as an eighth-grad- er. Price ranked second in scoring for the Lady Cats and led the Bath County girls! bas- ketbaU team in re- bounding. Price is ranked one spot ahead of Morgan County junior guard Chey- enna Ferguson (5-9) in the player rankings. The top- eight players are listed as follows: 8. Megan Stickler, 10 girls' East Carter, So ball poll. 5-10, F; 7. irogan Ashland, So 5-8, G. Ashland is the preseason favor- ite to win the 16th Region title. The Kittens are the defending 16th Region champs. Ashland is picked to finish ahead ot Boyd County, Lew- is County, East Carter, Russell, Greenup County, Rowan County, Flernifig County, Bath County and MOrgan County in the preseason 16th Region Top basket- Your Way at Midway Degree programs offered: Health Care Administration Medical Coding Medical Assisting Nursing (ADN, RN-BSN) On January 30, 1992, Ralph Baze ambushed Powell county Sheriff Steve Bennett shooting him three times in the back: Baze then shot Deputy Arthur Briscoe in the back and head. While in custody, Baze admitted the murders. He was tried and sentenced to death. In November 1997, the Ky Supreme Court issued it's ruling on his appeal. Six justices voted to affirm Baze's convictions. Only one --- JANET STUMBO, then your Supreme Court Justice, voted to reverse Baze's murder convictions. In 2004, voters removed Janet Stumbo from the Supreme Court replacing her with Will T. Scott. Justice Will T. Scott is endorsed by the Commonwealth Attorney's Association and the Pikeville Ky Fraternal Order of Police. k Read the ruling Baze v. Commonwealth, 965 S.W.2D 817 (Ky. 1997), go to WillTScott.com, click on "You Be The Judge" and scroll down to the Baze case. I 9 k U) O = A