Area Sports

Terrence Clark Will Do A Lot Offensively For UK But Could Also Be Defensive Standout

By Editor | June 28, 2020

By LARRY VAUGHT He’s never coached Terrence Clark, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed. He’s seen him in the EYBL and also in New York in a tournament Nike puts together for different neighborhood teams. “Terrence is…

No. 1 Point Guard Kennedy Chandler Likely Will Make College Choice This Fall

By Editor | June 21, 2020

By LARRY VAUGHT Don’t  look for point guard Kennedy Chandler to be a player that will let his recruiting process drag out during his senior season. “He’s not going to wait his whole senior year to make a decision. He’ll make it this fall, like maybe November,” said the player’s father, Kylan Chandler. “He wants…

UK Commit Jada Walker Got Her First Division I Scholarship Offer In Sixth Grade

By Editor | June 15, 2020

LARRY VAUGHT | For The Citizen Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class but she got her first Division I scholarship from Michigan when she was in the sixth grade. “That was kind of overwhelming,” said Walker. “I…

After 22 years With The Colonelettes, Candy Beauman Looking To Spend More Time With Her Family

By Editor | June 4, 2020

New Coach Tevis Isaac Will Follow In The Footsteps Of Her Mentor   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Putting everything she had into starting Bourbon County’s dance program and then building it into a successful one, 22 years later, Coach Candace “Candy” Beauman or Coach “B as her dancers called her,…

COVID-19 Brought In The (Ace) To “Shut It Down”

By Editor | May 14, 2020

From The Desk Of The Doctor Of Sports: Senior Spring Sports Athletes Didn’t Get Their Chance To Finish What They Started   PARIS, KY – Starting out playing sports at an early age, you really don’t think about much other than playing the game and having fun with your teammates and friends. However, as you…

Emily Sams Was A Promising Athlete; She Enjoyed Life And Volleyball

By Editor | May 6, 2020

Senior Katie Ritchie Receives The Emily Sams Memorial Scholarship   IVAN K. RICE l doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Nearly five years ago, on May 23rd, 2015, Bourbon County eighth grader Emily Sams, riding in a westbound pickup truck with her parents, Jeff and Shella Sams, on that early Saturday morning, was on her way to…

Hannah Hamelback Named Doctor of Sports’ Breakout Player Of The Year

By Editor | April 8, 2020

This Former Dancer Turned Herself Into A Baller By Putting In The Work   IVAN K. RICE l doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Many could’ve easily won the basketball award that is given out annually by the Doctor of Sports, but after seeing the breakout season that Bourbon County Lady Colonel junior forward Hannah Hamelback had…

Paris’ Cary Barr Selected As The 2019-2020 10th Region Athletic Director Of The Year

By Editor | April 6, 2020

  He’s Been Part Of The 10th Region For Over 45 years As A Coach, Administrator And Ambassador   PRESS RELEASE I For The Citizen   LOUISVILLE, KY. – Jamie Keene, President of the 10th Region Athletic Directors, has informed Paris High School’s AD Cary Barr that he has been selected by the 10th Region Athletic Directors as…

Promising Season Ends Early For Paris’ Zoe Strings

By Editor | April 3, 2020

“I’m Proud Of What My Team Accomplished, But I Wanted To Be Out There”   IVAN K. RICE l doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Stats wise, Paris Ladyhound junior guard Zoe Strings was well on her way to having one of the best seasons ever by a Ladyhound basketball player before a serious ankle injury ended…

Paris Ladyhound Coach Named KABC And Coaches Association’s 10th Region Coach Of The Year

By Editor | April 2, 2020

Aaron Speaks Guided The Ladyhounds To Their Best Season In 16 Years   IVAN K. RICE l doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY – Although his team’s season didn’t end the way Coach Aaron Speaks would’ve liked, it still turned out to be their best season in 16 years after the Paris Ladyhounds finished off their 2019-2020 campaign with…