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Hazard hosts Red, White, and Boom

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Last week, the Hazard-Perry little league program hosted the inaugural Red, White and Boom baseball tournament. The tournament was not affiliated with little league, but was an independent tournament held over the Fourth of July holiday.More than 20 teams from across the state and West Virginia participated in the event. The tournament started with pool play on Saturday, and ended with a single elimination bracket play on Sunday. Each of the Hazard-Perry teams played well, and finished strong in the tournament.Tony McGuire can be reached at 606-436-5771, or on Twitter @HazardHerald.

 

Perry Central hopes for big things from new coach, new season

The Perry County Central Commodores are hoping for big things from their new coach and new season. The Commodores have gone through a revolving door of coaches since the school began, and are now looking for some consistency as former player Jordan Amis takes the helm.Perry Central lost 11 seniors off last year’s squad, with most of them coming off the defense. The Commodores have several young players to fill the gaps on the line, but will be looking for new faces to step up...

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Hazard Bulldogs football set for 2014

As the new school year sets to begin, so does the new football season. The Hazard Bulldogs will continue to have the same goal as the previous years, to advance to the state Class A football title game.The Bulldogs lost a large group of talented players to graduation, with most of it coming off the defensive side of the ball. However, many of those players also contributed on the offensive side of the ball as well.With 11 seniors leaving openings in the lineup, preseason...

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Perry looking to get back on track

Last season, the Hazard Lady Bulldog volleyball team became the first team other than Letcher (Central and Letcher) to advance to the state tournament. The Lady Bulldogs were hit hard by graduation as they lost four starters off that team, and will be looking to reload for the upcoming season.Hazard finished last season with an impressive 29-6 record as they fought their way to the state tournament. This season will prove to be difficult for a repeat as they return but three experi...

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Hazard-Perry wis junior league title

Last week, the Hazard-Perry junior league (13-14-year-olds) participated in the district tournament. The all-stars took on Corbin in the championship game, and came away with a 6-2 victory, giving the local team their third straight district title.Hazard-Perry scored their first runs in the third inning, and going into the latter innings, the game was tied at two. Hazard-Perry then put together a strong seventh inning.Hazard-Perry’s bats went to work in the seventh...

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Lady Kats looking to improve

The Buckhorn Lady Wildcat volleyball team will be looking to improve upon last season’s 6-10 record. The Lady Wildcats bowed out in the opening round of the district, with a loss to Hazard.Buckhorn lost a total of four players to graduation, and will be looking for a few younger players to step up and take their place. The Lady Wildcats have a good mix of younger players and experienced players to fill the openings.The Lady Wildcats have a limited schedule listed a...

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Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Blue Water Trails - Green River above the Lake

(This article is the twenty-seventh in the periodic Blue Water Trails series highlighting the floating, fishing and tourism opportunities on Kentucky’s streams and rivers). FRANKFORT – The headwaters of Green River above Green River Lake imprinted historical greatness on the descendants of the earliest settlers of the area.Capt. Abraham Lincoln obtained the first recorded land grant in what is now Casey County with 800 acres along the Green River. Hi...

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Hazard-Perry Orange routs Harlan

Last week, the Hazard-Perry Orange (9- and 10-year-olds) took on the all-stars from Harlan. The Orange needed but four inning to rout their opponents 22-2.Hazard-Perry started slowly, scoring two runs in the first inning and four in the second frame (6-0). They then exploded for eight runs in the third inning, which was countered by a pair by Harlan (14-2). Hazard-Perry then closed out the game with another eight run spot in the fourth inning (22-2). They win put the Orange into di...

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Hazard-Perry Blue rolls over Tri-Cities

This week, the Hazard-Perry Blue (9- and 10-year-olds) took on the Tri-Cities all-stars. The Blues got off to a good start, and rolled to the 16-5 win.After Tri-Cities took the 1-0 lead in the first inning, Hazard-Perry jumped out to the 4-1 lead in the second inning. Tri-Cities pulled to within a single run in the third (4-3).Hazard-Perry broke the game open in the fourth inning as they scored eight times for the 12-3 advantage. The Blues outscored Tri-Cities 4-2 down t...

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Hazard-Perry Blue outlasts Harlan

This weekend, the Hazard-Perry Blue team (9- and 10-year-olds) played for a spot in the district tournament. They already had a loss on their record, and another would mean a trip home.Hazard-Perry fell behind 2-4 in the first inning, and by the end of the third inning, they were trailing 9-4. They were able to tie the game with a five-run rally in the fourth inning (9-all).In the fifth inning, Harlan went back on top 12-9. Hazard-Perry put together a six-run rally in th...

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Hazard-Perry earns spot in district play

This weekend, the undefeated Hazard-Perry 12-year-old all-stars took on the team from Harlan. Hazard-Perry trailed early, but pulled out the 6-4 win to move on in tournament play undefeated.By the time Hazard-Perry came to bat in the third inning, they were already trailing 3-0. At the end of the inning, they were in a new game as they tied the score at 3-all.In the following inning, Hazard-Perry struck for three more runs giving them the 6-3 advantage. Harlan could only...

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Hazard-Perry holds off North Laurel

Last week, the Hazard-Perry 13- and 14-year-olds took on the North Laurel all-stars. Hazard-Perry took the early lead, and held off a late rally by North Laurel to take the 13-10 win.Hazard-Perry went up 5-1 in the first inning. After a scoreless second inning, Hazard-Perry jumped out to the 10-1 advantage.North Laurel began to push for a comeback rally in the fourth inning. They scored a pair of runs in the fourth inning, and four more in the fifth inning (10-7)....

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