In July 24-30 Issue
Nine members of the Russell Rays swim team traveled to Lexington on July 19 and 20 to participate in the 2008 Bluegrass State Games.
The swimming events were held at Shillito Park with approximately 400 entried for the two-day event.
Swimmers from Russell County included Victoria Rogersm Emily Perkins, Haven Railsback, Ashley Perkins, Andrea Roberts, Jordan Loy, Ciara Kimes, Sarah Foley and Alex Miller.
These athletes brought home five gold medals, nine silver medals and four bronze medals.
The Russell Rays practice at the Joseph Hays Memorial Pool located at the Russell Springs City Park.
Coaches for the Rays are Debbie Loy, Lindsey Pfoff and Lauren Wade.
The Times Journal congratulates the Rays for the achievements.