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April 13, 2018

UPDATE:  BJ tied for 1st entering final day

FRIDAY AFTERNOON -- Louisa's BJ Nelson won the Southern division in the 2018 TBF National Championship – Bull Shoals Lake Flippin, AR. and a minimum of $7,500 cash and it depends on how he finishes Saturday on whether he will win in all.

He also won a spot in this year's All American in Louisiana in May where he will have an all expenses paid trip to fish for $130,000.

He also will be fishing tomorrow against 6 other anglers for the Living the Dream package valued at $100,000 that is use of a New Truck, New Wrapped Boat and all expenses paid in the FLW tour and entry fees in the “Living the Dream”package deal.

This will be won by one of the 7 boaters Saturday. The winner will also advance to the Forrest Wood Cup for a shot at winning the largest payday ever in bass fishing.

In addition BJ is fishing for a new Ranger 518 Boat against the guy he is tied with for first place and one of them will win this boat.

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After Day 1 BJ Nelson, of Louisa, Ky., is tied for 3rd overall in the TBF FEDERATION NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS at Bull Shoals Lake in Flippin, ARKANSAS. and in first place in his division.

BJ Nelson at BASS Nationals. First day weight 14 lbs 2 oz. BJ has a 5 lb lead over his next competitorBJ Nelson at BASS Nationals. First day weight 14 lbs 2 oz. BJ has a 5 lb lead over his next competitor

First day weight 14 lbs 2 oz. BJ has a 5 lb lead over his next competitor, and tomorrow will determine if he fishes for the $120,000 package on Saturday.

TBF overall standingsTBF overall standings

 

TBF nationals Division leaderboardTBF nationals Division leaderboard

 

 

 

 

 

April 12, 2018

EASTERN, KY. -- Lawrence Co. (13-0) will be the #1 seed in the 58th District tournament after a 15-2 victory over Floyd Central (3-4) on the road Wednesday night. The Bulldogs went 6-0 and outscored their district opponents 87-5 this season in 31 innings of baseball.

Peyton Cyrus is greeted by his teammates after hitting his third home run of the year Wednesday night at Floyd Central.Peyton Cyrus is greeted by his teammates after hitting his third home run of the year Wednesday night at Floyd Central.


Lawrence Co. shortstop Peyton Cyrus went 3-3 with a three run home run, his third of the year and also hit two long triples that just missed being dingers Cyrus finished with 5 RBI.

Kade Sword went 2-3 with a bases clearing double and collected 4 RBI on the night. Jarrett Fairchild went 3-3, Hunter Crum went 2-2 including a double and scored 3 runs, Jackson Feltner had 2 hits, 1 RBI and 1 run scored, Austin Roe 1 hit and 2 RBIs, Brad Parks, Tyler Maynard and Bryce Blevins had 1 hit each, Dakota Shortridge and Samual Collinsworth scored a run each.

The Dawgs scored in every inning with 1 in the first, 2 in the second, 3 in the third, 6 in the fourth and 3 in the fifth.

Bulldog Sophomore hurler CJ Fairchild made his first start of the year at Floyd Central.Bulldog Sophomore hurler CJ Fairchild made his first start of the year at Floyd Central.CJ Fairchild went 4 innings in his first start of the year allowing 2 runs on 6 hits and struck out 6. Jarrett Fairchild pitched a scoreless fifth inning to close it out.

Lawrence Co. 12 Floyd Central 2 ( Tuesday )

The Dawgs belted 12 hits including 4 doubles and cruised to the home victory on Tuesday night. Jackson Feltner went 2-3 with 2 doubles, 2 RBIs and 2 runs scored, Hunter Crum went 2-2 with 2 doubles and 2 runs scored, Peyton Cyrus went 2-2 with 2 RBIs, 2 runs scored and 3 stolen bases, Austin Roe and Jarrett Fairchild had 1 hit and 2 RBIs each.

Bryce Blevins started and went the distance allowing 3 hits, struck out 6 and gave up 0 earned runs, he also had 1 hit, 1 rbi and 2 runs to help his own cause.

Hunter Crum receives a high five from #30 Dakota Shortridge after scoring a run against Floyd Central.Hunter Crum receives a high five from #30 Dakota Shortridge after scoring a run against Floyd Central.

The Dawgs will return to action on Friday at Home vs Letcher Co. Central. Then on Saturday they will play Boyd Co. at noon and then play Cabell Midland, W. Va. at 2:30 both games at Boyd Co.

 

Lawrence Co. Head Coach Travis Feltner

COACH'S COMMENTS

“... Peyton Cyrus was on the money tonight, he started the game off with a bang. He is playing at a high level in every phase of the game and it is nice to have that type of kid at the top of our lineup. As a team we have been swinging the bats well.”

“... It’s good to get all six District games in on schedule and we were fortunate to play well and secure the #1 seed. Now we got six weeks to prepare for post season play.”

“... Floyd Central swings the bats well we found that out the last two nights. We knew nothing about them coming into this week. CJ and Bryce both did a good job against them.”

“... This weekend will be a good challenge for us against Letcher Co. Central, Boyd Co. and Cabell Midland could be three losses.”

 

 

April 10, 2018

Eagle Ridge Golf League News

 

It’s That Time of Year Again!

The 2018 Golf League Will

Start Tuesday, April 24 at 5:00 PM

 

 

 

 

The Eagle Ridge Golf League will begin on Tuesday, April 24, 2018, with tee off at 5:15 PM. The price to join the league is $30, but if one joins before April 24, the price is $25.

 

NOTICE...

THERE WILL BE A GET TOGETHER ON TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018 AT 5:00 PM FOR EVERYONE TO GET IN A ROUND OF GOLF, MEET THE NEW MEMBERS, RENEW OLD FRIENDSHIPS, SEE THE NEW RULES, AND BE FED FREE HOTDOGS.

 

The league is great fun and a place where you will make new friends. Regardless of the state of your golf game, there are equalizers within the rules. The older people get to move to forward tees so that the young bucks receive competition from the geezers. Finally, the handicap makes everyone competitive.

There are some changes in the playing rules. The three that create the most change are:

(1) There will be two one-half seasons of 10-week periods each, and then a playoff;

(2) Those persons carrying a minus handicap (not me), can elect to hit from the #2 tee and commence with a zero handicap. Once this election is made, it is irreversible.

(3) The sand traps are always in play. If you are worried, get that new sand wedge that Charlie and the Judge purchased. It is automatic.

 

The entire set of rules will be available in the clubhouse within the next few days.

League applications are at the pro shop. Stop by, fill out your application, and pay the $25 league fee and save $5. All monies are returned in prizes and include a free banquet dinner. If you have any questions, contact Troy Hughes or me.

If you haven’t played in the league, I would advise you to give it a try. You will meet people that you haven’t seen in years, new people that you’ve never met and others who may be some of your best friends. Regardless it will become your favorite evening of every week. It assures that you will play golf, that you will have someone to play golf with, and even pick up stories that you can even tell your grandchildren. Unfortunately, most of those stories will center around me. This is not because of any great, magnificent play I made. The tales of the various faux pas I have made while playing the course. You will hear tales of me chasing down a golf cart and catching it, falling backward into the creek, rolling all the way to the bottom of a ravine, or driving a cart to the point it had to be left on the side of the hill. This last escapade ended with Troy Hughes carrying my bag to the clubhouse. Don’t feel sorry for him because I told him I would carry the bag but he had to carry me. I hope that a monument is placed in each of these sites.

I can tell you that J Lynn See has been practicing his game, by playing almost every day in Florida. He is determined, to capture the league championship once again. But he is not alone. The boys down at the pool room told me that Charlie Curnutte, Dave Wallen, and Mike Hogan have found, a place in Huntington where one can, improve his game and stay inside and play great courses. You hit real golf balls, and a computer measures your swing. It documents whether your swing is inside out, whether you’re coming over the top, the face angle of your club at impact, including the distance of the shot, and other such measurements. It must just tell you everything. So now we know the people whose golf games are going to be ready.

I’ll see you at the course on Tuesday, April 17th.

Bill Jackson

Submitted, April 9, 2018

 

 

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