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Six new members inducted into the Greyhound Athletic Hall of Fame

PARIS HIGH SCHOOL … “WHERE TRADITION NEVER GRADUATES”   They joined a slew of other former athletes, coaches and contributors   STORY SUBMITTED I Hall of Fame Committee   PARIS, KY – In a special ceremony that was held at halftime of the Paris Greyhounds versus Fleming County football game at Blanton Collier Stadium last…

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Strong second half lifts Lady Colonels past the Ladyhounds, 5-2

The score was tied early into the second half    IVAN K. RICE I   PARIS, KY – The Bourbon County Lady Colonels made the short journey over to the Paris Athletic Complex on Monday evening to take on the Paris Ladyhounds in a 40th district crosstown rival soccer showdown. With Coach Braden Powell’s…

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Bourbon County High School to start Colonels Athletic Hall of Fame

Creating a Hall of Fame provides opportunity to treasure school’s history   PRESS RELEASE I For BCHS Athletics   PARIS, KY – It was recently announced by Bourbon County High School Athletic Director Wendy Rankin Mahanna that Bourbon County will now start recognizing their long tradition of great athletes, coaches, teams, and supporters by starting…

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Ryan Davis is back doing what he loves, playing baseball

The former Paris star had a breakout season for Midway University’s baseball team   IVAN K. RICE l   MIDWAY, KY – For former Pars Greyhound alum Ryan Davis, not playing the game of baseball for two years, made him realized how much he enjoyed it and he knew that he had to get…

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“Doctor of Sports” playing to win…the game of life!

Legendary local sportswriter is determined to beat cancer   Editor’s note: The Citizen over the past few weeks has received countless inquiries concerning the health and wellness of our beloved sports editor, Ivan “The Doctor of Sports” Rice. Staff writer Pat Conley’s piece, approved by “The Doctor,” attempts to reassure all those who’ve expressed concern…

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Paris track girls short on numbers, long on talent

Click on this link for the Paris State 1A Track and Field lineup CLINE, OLIVER, CHUMBLEY AND SPEAKS SHINE AT THE CLASS A, REGION 5 TRACK AND FIELD CHAMPIONSHIP   IVAN K. RICE I DANVILLE, KY – Paris missed the entire outdoor track season a year ago thanks to Covid, after coming off a…

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