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Bat Dawgs host Monroe in final home game of the season

Posted May 11, 2017 at 10:10 am

Jacob Bertram took the mound Monday for the final home game of the season against Monroe County. Clinton County lost the game, 8-5, and move to 8-10 on the year. The Bat Dawgs have six games left in the regular season before post season begins.

Eli Baker tried to get to a ball hit to right field Monday afternoon against Monroe County. The ball got past Baker to give Monroe an early 1-0 lead. By the end of the first inning, Clinton County had climbed out of a 3-0 hole to tie the score at three to start the second inning. The Dawgs lost the contest 8-5.

Noby Guffey field a ball in left fielded during the

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    Run for the Roses #143

    Every first Saturday in May, most people in Kentucky stop for at least a couple of minutes to turn toward the television and join the rest of the world to take in Kentucky’s showcase sporting event, the most exciting two minutes in sports – the Kentucky Derby.

    An amateur thoroughbred racing fan myself – mostly I enjoy the atmosphere of a day at the track and camaraderie of Derby Day amongst friends – I’ve followed

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    Lady Bat Dawgs fall to Cumberland Co.

    Sam Flowers narrowly missed a pop up last week during Clinton County’s home match against Cumberland County.

    Makayla Cope fielded a ground ball and threw it to first during last week’s game against Cumberland County. Clinton County lost the game 15-0.

    Mackenzie Polston made contact and reached first base on a single during Clinton County’s game against Cumberland County last week. The Lady Dawgs lost the contest

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    April showers bring plenty of schedule problems

    A wet forecast for this entire week will not only hamper plans for lots of outside spring related work, but likely it will put a similar hamper on plans for a lot of outside spring sports games.

    Baseball, softball and tennis games are all having to dance around spring weather in order to get games and matches in. This week it looks like there will be a lot of hit and miss for

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    Bat Dawgs fall to Wayne County, 12-3

    A throw to home plate was just off the mark Monday as the runner was called safe during Clinton County’s home game against Wayne County. The Bat Dawgs lost the contest, 12-3 and move to 3-6 on the year.

    Above left, Nate Matthews moved a runner on a hit and run during their game against the Cardinals. Above, right, Holden Shepard made contact in the sixth inning, but Clinton County left two

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    Turnovers … by Alan B. Gibson

    A decent Masters

    For the second year in a row now, the Masters Championship has a foreign flag next to the champion’s name.

    Spaniard Sergio Garcia picked up his first major win of his PGA career Sunday afternoon with a nine-under par victory that came on the tournament’s 73rd hole.

    The one-hole sudden death playoff was forced after Garcia missed a very makable – even for duffers like myself – putt on the

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    Patrick named to All ‘A’ Regional Team

    Kelsay Patrick was named to the 2017 All “A” Classic Regional Tournament Team last week. Patrick is a senior for the Lady Bat Dawgs and is the daughter of Frank Patrick and Sabrina Patrick.

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    Tennis teams host match last week

    Both the boys’ and girls’ tennis teams took advantage of the good weather last week with a home match against Metcalfe. Kyle Choate, left, won his match in two sets, 6-1 and 6-1, while Mary Willen Cross, right, fell in her match 8-2

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    Roundball comes to an end

    Despite really wanting to watch some rerun episodes of Salvage Dawgs on Monday night, I instead left the TV tuned in to the NCAA Men’s Championship basketball game between Gonzaga and North Carolina (spit).

    So, in the end, we get to watch Roy Williams (spit) and his NC Tar Heels (spit again), claim success to their so called “redemption tour” and lay hands on the 2017 men’s championship trophy.

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    Lady Bat Dawgs fall to Adair

    Mackenzie Albertson took the mound last week during Clinton County’s game against Adair County. The Lady Bat Dawgs lost the game 9-7.

    Center fielder Samantha Flowers fielded a ball during the early part of last week’s game. Clinton County fell to the Lady Indians, 9-7 and move to 1-8 on the year.