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  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF:...

    The beginners had plenty of luck Tuesday in the championship flight’s lower bracket in the 86th annual Women’s Kentucky State Amateur Golf Championship.

    Four of the eight lower bracket quarterfinalists playing today at the par-72, 5,603-yard Elizabethtown Country Club are in the tournament for the first time.

    On the flip side, experience might have paid off for State Am veterans such as Lydia Gumm, Krissy Martin, Karisa Akin and Emma Robinson.

  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF:...

    Just 14 years old, Rebecca Black has become the darling of the 86th annual Women’s Kentucky State Amateur Golf Championship.

    Especially after what she overcame Tuesday at Elizabethtown Country Club.

  • PREP BASEBALL: Allen to take...

    There was only one high school baseball job Eric Allen coveted and that hope turned into a reality Sunday night.

    LaRue County athletic director David Dawson tabbed Allen to replace longtime coach Chris Price, who resigned at the end of the season. After serving as an assistant at John Hardin and LaRue County, Allen is excited about his first head coaching job, especially since it’s at his alma mater.

  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF:...

    The match play portion of the 86th annual Women’s Kentucky State Amateur Golf Championship hasn’t even started yet and there are already plenty of juicy matchups to be found the par-72, 5,603-yard Elizabethtown Country Club.

  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF: Gumm...

    One person who is a year away from starting her NCAA Division-I college golf career and another person who recently used all of her D-I collegiate eligibility – who both just so happen to be locals – found themselves 1-2 on the Elizabethtown Country Club leader board Monday afternoon after the morning’s 18-hole qualifying round for the 86th annual Women’s Kentucky State Amateur Golf Championship.

  • WAKEBOARDING: E-Town Throwdown/...

    Jeff Brown (www.JeffBrownPhotos.com) shares from photos from Sunday's E-Town Throwdown/Bluegrass State Games wakeboarding competition at Elizabethtown's Freeman Lake.

  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF:...

    Many of the 67 participants in this week’s State Amateur at Elizabethtown Country Club have played the course before, especially when it hosted the 82nd State Am in 2008.

    Other than keeping the name, a lot has changed.

    “I have not had one person tell me that it’s the same golf course,” said Gary Manes, who was named Elizabethtown Country Club’s club professional in September 2009. “It’s a totally different golf course and its conditions are phenomenally better than what they have been in the past.”

  • WOMEN'S STATE AM GOLF:...

    Since she started teeing it up as a tyke, Karisa Akin has played dozens, perhaps hundreds of rounds at her former home course at Elizabethtown County Club.

    However, not many of those rounds have been recent as the former Central Hardin High School star has spent the last four years in Murfreesboro, Tenn., as a standout with the Middle Tennessee State University Lady Raiders.

  • GOLF: Good day for Goodlett at...

    It’s taken Laurie Goodlett some 20 years to learn one very valuable golf secret.

    It doesn’t matter how far you drive the ball, it’s your short game that makes the difference.

    Armed with her old-school bull’s-eye putter, the 42-year-old Lawrenceburg resident stayed consistent on the fast, hard greens and sunk the 51st Lady Bug Invitational competition Saturday afternoon.

  • PREP SPORTS: Select Preps names...

    A Central Hardin High School soccer player and Elizabethtown swimmer were honored as the local Overall Athletes of the Year based upon their scholastic and community contributions as well as competitive skills.