Lakers win 4th region baseball title at WKU; face Owensboro Monday
ONLINE UPDATE-May 27
The Russell County Lakers defeated the Bowling Green Purples 8-3 at Nick Denes field on the campus of Western Kentucky University to win the 4th region tournament title on Wednesday night.
"They just came out ready tonight," Coach David Rexroat said of his team in his postgame show on WJRS 104.9 FM. "I could see it in their eyes."
Senior ace Adam Black picked up the win on the mound for the Lakers, who fell behind early, 2-0, before rallying midway through the game and then finally tacking three runs on in the 6th inning to seal the Purples' fate.
Coach Rexroat's team now moves on to face the district 3 tournament winner, Owensboro, in semi-state action next Monday, June 1 at Muhlenberg South High School. Game time is set for 6 p.m.
This is a best of three series, with game 2 on Wednesday, June 3 at 6 p.m. The third game, if necessary, will be played on Thursday, June 4 at 6 p.m.
In May 28 Issue
Board members of the Russell County Hospital were told that last
month's operational revenue was over budget, and that for the first 10
months the year they were still surpassing budget estimates.
In May 28 Issue It will be sure to “tickle your funny bone” with Carl Hurley,
“America’s Funniest Professor”, taking center stage at the 71st Annual
Meeting of South Kentucky Rural Electric Cooperative Cooperation to be
held Thursday, June 4th at the co-op farm on West Hwy. 80 in Pulaski
In May 28 Issue Coach David Rexroat's Laker baseball team won the 16th district
tournament championship last week after throttling Clinton County, 8-0,
at Laker Field and has also advanced to the 4th region championship
game after a 2-0 win over Warren Central Tuesday night.
In May 28 Issue Growing concern for the harmful effects of second hand smoke to the
health of people in public businesses, has prompted local officials to
request indoor air quality testing in Russell County.
Good Grief! - Charlie Brown Comes to Life As Local Teens join the “Peanuts” Gang in “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown”
Bring the whole
family to this lighthearted musical, based on cartoonist Charles M. Schulz’s
legendary Peanuts comic strip!
Featuring local teens, the Russell County Arts Council presents You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, June
19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28. Friday and Saturday shows begin at 7PM CST and Sunday
matinees at 2PM CST. Tickets are $8 per seat and may be purchased at either
Grider Drug #1 on Main St.
in downtown Russell Springs.
In May 23 Issue Russell County News The Jamestown Church of the Nazarene completed their Caravan scouting
journey Wednesday night at the church with inflatables for the children
and a cookout for the kids and their families, according to Bro. Jamie
In May 23 Issue Russell County News
For those of you who know me, you know for me, it don’t get any better
than a group of people setting around talking about classic cars, old
rock and roll, old times and running memories though my brain.
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