Sunday, July 15, 2018

Sarah Fite T6 in Marion Miley Invitationa

Mason County alum Sarah Fite, a rising sophomore at the University of Kentucky, tied for sixth place  at 10-over 154 in the Marion Miley Invitational at Lexington Country Club.

Fite shot a 78 Thursday and a 76 Friday and ended up  tied with 2017 KHSAA state champion and UK Signee Ryan Bender of Sacred Heart.

Fite was the 2016 KHSAA state champion,

UK rising senior Claire Collins won the tournament at even-par 144.

Another one of Fite's Kentucky teammates, rising junior Josephine Chang, finished third at four-over.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Jerry Applegate on SportsTalk

Masters sprinter Jerry Applegate of Aberdeen was my guest on SportsTalk this morning. He has become an elite sprinter in just over a year of training and competing.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Lippert loses in semis of KGA Match Play Championship

Mason County alum Tyler Lippert lost to Rob Crockett 4 and 2 this morning in the semifinals of the Kentucky Golf Association Match Play Championship at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond.

Lippert won three matches to advance to the semifinals.

Mason County cross country schedule

August 25 Bourbon County Invitational
September 1 Ripley Invitational
September 4 Mason County All Comers
September 8 Mason County Invitational
September 15 Franklin County Invitational at Kentucky Horse Park
September 29 Greater Louisville Classic at E.P. Sawyer Park
October 3 Buffalo Trace Conference at Mason County
October 11 Mason County All Comers
October 13 Area & Championships at East Carter
October 20 KTCCA Meet of Champions at Masterson Station Park in Lexington
October 27 KHSAA Region 6 AA Championship (TBA)
November 3 KHSAA AA State Championship at Kentucky Horse Park

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Lippert advances to semifinals of the KGA Match Play Championship

Mason County alum Tyler Lippert won two matches today and advanced to the semifinals of the Kentucky Golf Association Match Play Championship at Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond.

Lippert defeated Cooper Collins 1-up in the second round this morning, then, beat Kevin Waldie 3 and 1 in the quarterfinals this afternoon.

Lippert, a rising junior at Eastern Kentucky University, will play Rob Crockett of Louisville in the lower bracket semifinal match Thursday morning.

Lippert wins 1st round match on KGA Match Play Championship

Mason County alum Tyler Lippert, a rising junior at Eastern Kentucky University, defeated Jonathan Ice of Louisville 1-up in the first round of the Kentucky Golf Association Match Play Championship at Gibson Bay Golf Couse in Richmond Monday.

Lippert, the No. 11 seed, plays No. 6 seed Cooper Collins of Lexington, a rising junior at Morehead State University, in the second round today.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Mason County Royals golf schedule

July 27 Rowan County Eagle Trace Tournament
July 28 Greenup County Invitational at Hidden Cove
July 29 Pendleton County Invitational at Northern Kentucky Golf Club
August 1 Highlands Invitational at A.J. Jolley Golf Course
August 4 Mason County/St. Patrick Invitational at Maysville Country Club
August 6 Ashland Invitational at Bellefonte Country Club
August 7 Franklin Flyer Classic at Juniper Hills
August 8 Highlands/Grant County tri-match at A.J. Jolley Golf Course
August 15 Fleming County/Lewis County tri-match at Laurel Oaks Golf Course
August 23 Fleming County/Lewis County/Ripley quad-match at Laurel Oaks Golf Course
August 25 Laurel Oaks Classic
August 26 Beechwood JV Tournament
September 3 Grant County JV at Northern Kentucky Golf Club
September 8 Montgomery County Invitational at Indian Creek
September 10 Bourbon County match at Houston Oaks Golf Course
Sepetmber 15 Grant County Tom Johnson Classic