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Baseball Colonels pull away late to take down crosstown rival Paris

Freshman Kade Hilander finished his evening fanning 12 batters   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Yesterday at Cary Barr Field, the visiting Bourbon County Colonels jumped out to an early 4-0 lead before the homestanding Paris Greyhounds rallied back to cut it to 4-3 but only to see Coach Nelson Faris’…

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Lady Colonel softball program honors retired long-time coach Tony Sosby

  Sosby, the 11th all-time winningest softball coach in Kentucky, took the Bourbon program from nothing to something    IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Coach Tony Sosby’s name will always be remembered when it comes to softball at Bourbon County High School, after the program honored the long-time coach last week…

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A former Lady Colonel enjoying her ride as part of the undefeated Transylvania women’s basketball team

The third-ranked Pioneers will play in the NCAA Division III sectional semifinal on Friday   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   LEXINGTON, KY – The Transylvania women’s basketball team is having a remarkable year after rolling through the regular season undefeated, en route to their fourth straight Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Championship, while claiming the…

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Paris’ epic comeback erases 19-point deficit in 63-56 win over Montgomery County; Hounds will play top ranked GRC for the district title tonight

The Greyhounds closed the 40th district tournament game on an astonishing 36-10 run IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@ol.com   MT. STERLING, KY – What an incredible night to witness the grit and the character of a Paris team that most haven’t seen all year. Coach George Baker’s team showed a ton of heart against host Montgomery…

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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 doctorofsports@aol.com   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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