SPORTS

Wednesday 7-8-15

By Kevin Day

Johny Cueto, making a bid for the last roster spot for the National League in next week's All Star Game in CIncinnati, threw a 2 hit, 11 strikeout, complete game shutout against the Nationals in Washington last night.  With the 5-0 win the Reds, 15 games back of St. Louis in th eNL Central,  have won the first 2 games of the road trip and will go for the sweep over the Nationals tonight.  Game 3 of the Nationals series will be tonight at 7:05pm.  Pre-game begins at 6:35 on AM 920 WTCW.  The Reds have 5 more games before the All Star break Monday July 13 through Thursday July 16.  That's tonight's final game at Washington and 4 at the Florida Marlins Thursday-Sunday.  The All Star game will be a week from today, Tuesday July 14th at 7:30pm at Great American Ball Park. 

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Letcher County Central Cougar required varsity football practice will begin on Monday July 13th at 9:00am.  This includes all incoming freshmen.  This message from Coach Mike Holcomb. 

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Sports physicals will be given at Letcher County Central High School on Thursday July 9th from 9:00am-2:00pm and also Friday July 10th from 9:00am-12 noon.  All Letcher County Central high school students who plan to participate in a sport must have a current physical on file prior to the first practice to be eligible to play.  Call LCC at 633-2339 if you have any questions. 

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The 2015 Whitesburg Tennis Classic will be held Friday, Saturday & Sunday July 10th, 11th & 12th at the Whitesburg City Courts.  Play begins at 5:00pm on Friday July 10th and the following events are scheduled:  Men's A, B & C singles and doubles, Women's A, B & C singles and doubles, Men's and Women's 40,50, 50 & over singles and doubles, mixed A & B doubles and Junior's Boy's & Girl's 14, 16, 18 & under singles and doubles.  The deadline to enter is Wednesday July 8th at 6:00pm.  For more info and to get signed up call Rick aleigh at 606-589-5498 or 606-733-0010 after 6:00pm.  This event is part of the newly formed Appalachian Tennis Series. If you would like to become a member, check out our website today at www.atstennis.net