Area Sports

KHSAA State Bowling Champion Wesley Yazell Is Named The Doctor’s Top Sports Story/Athlete Of The Year In Paris And Bourbon County

By Editor | July 23, 2020

  Yazell Beat Out Paris’ Taesha Speaks Who Missed Most Of Her Track Season   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS, KY. – Let’s be honest. Obviously, the Coronavirus Pandemic that is known as COVID-19, was and still is, easily the top story of the year in 2019-2020, after it stopped the KHSAA State…

Darian Kinnard Takes Pride In His Play, Knows He Can Still Improve

By Editor | July 22, 2020

LARRY VAUGHT | For The Citizen No one grows up wanting to be an offensive lineman. Kentucky junior Darian Kinnard is confident any offensive lineman would agree with him because the more glamorous positions are what every youngster envisions he will be playing. “But once you accept you are going to be a lineman, you…

Two Lady Colonels Will Play In The KY All-Star Softball Games Tomorrow In Versailles

By Editor | July 13, 2020

  Seniors Kaylyn Barnett And Kyra Curtis Will Represent Bourbon County   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   VERSAILLES, KY – Starting tomorrow morning in Woodford County, the 2020 East West Senior All Star Softball games will be played, allowing a few Kentucky fastpitch softball seniors, who missed out on their final year because of…

Terence Brooks Leaving Paris For The Hilltop

By Editor | July 10, 2020

He Will Be Harrison County’s New Boys’ Basketball Coach   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   CYNTHIANA, KY – Thanks to a phone call this morning, the rumor circling around the 10th Region for days, is now official. Paris High School boys basketball Coach Terence Brooks, after seven seasons, will leave the Greyhounds and take on…

Play Ball! Youth Baseball Off And Swinging At Garrard Park

By Editor | July 8, 2020

It Was A Late Start Because Of Covid-19   WARREN TAYLOR I For The Citizen The pings of aluminum bats and the hollers of an adoring crowd are back at Garrard Park as Youth Baseball of Paris’ season is finally underway. The kids of summer’s return to the diamond was delayed this season due to the…

Landon Young found An “Old Soul” Like Him That Should Help Make Season Easier For UK Lineman

By Editor | July 7, 2020

By LARRY VAUGHT She’s seen her son injure his knee and miss the 2018 season when Kentucky won 10 games and then come back to play so effectively in 2019 that he’s been named the third best returning offensive lineman in the Southeastern Conference. She’s seen COVID-19 totally disrupt everything about sports — and life…

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,…