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Blue-White Game tickets go on sale Tuesday morning

Blue-White Game tickets go on sale Tuesday morning

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

September 28th, 2015

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  LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Tickets go on sale Tuesday morning for the Kentucky men’s basketball Blue-White Game next month. Tickets will be available starting at 9 a.m. EDT online through Ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. The Rupp Arena Box Office will […]

Waterfowl blind drawing dates set for Sloughs and several other area wildlife management areas

Waterfowl blind drawing dates set for Sloughs and several other area wildlife management areas

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

August 21st, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – The dates are now set for the annual waterfowl blind drawings for Doug Travis, Lake Barkley, Barren River Lake, Green River Lake and Sloughs Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs). Hunters interested in participating in the waterfowl blind drawing must be at least 18 […]

ELLIS PARK RACE COURSE TAKING THE REINS

ELLIS PARK RACE COURSE TAKING THE REINS

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Henderson, KY. July 31, 2015 – Ellis Park Race Course proudly supports the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund (PDJF) on Saturday, August 1, 2015. Starting at noon, your favorite jockeys will be signing jockey posters courtesy of Coady Photography and Special Edition Blood-Horse magazines which can […]

Golfing in the Shadows of the Game’s Legends

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Story by Jerry Potter, a WSONradio.com exclusive GAINESVILLE, VA — In the early 1960s the University of Miami golf team had a player named Sam Jackson. Except that wasn’t his full name. That would be Samuel Jackson Snead, son of Sam Snead, one of the […]

Goosen, Leonard Turn Back Clock at Quicken Loans National

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Story by Jerry Potter, a WSONradio.com exclusive GAINESVILLE, VA — There were no chants of “Turn the Goose Loose,” but Retief Goosen along with Justin Leonard turned back the clock to another generation of golfers Thursday at the Quicken Loans National. Goosen shot 8-under-par 63 […]

Father’s Pro Tennis Career Leads Son to Golf

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 31st, 2015

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Story by Jerry Potter, a WSONradio.com exclusive GAINESVILLE, VA _ Golf and tennis are two of world’s favorite recreational sports, but there has long been a rivalry between the fans of each sport. Golfers were considered out of shape and overweight and dressed their lumpy […]

Woods Still Searching for Game

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

July 28th, 2015

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Special to WSONradio.com by Jerry Potter, retired USA Today Golf Writer   GAINESVILLE, VA. _ There was a time, not too long ago, when Tiger Woods came to town there was a big commotion. Tickets the golf tournament he was about to play were at […]

App lets bettors wager on Kentucky Derby on mobile phones

App lets bettors wager on Kentucky Derby on mobile phones

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 13th, 2015

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Can’t make it to the Kentucky Derby this year but you want to watch the race or make a bet? A new mobile phone app will put that in the palm of your hand. TwinSpires.com, owned by Churchill Downs Inc., says […]

Attorney General Conway Announces Friendly Wager with Wisconsin Attorney General

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

April 3rd, 2015

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Attorney General Jack Conway today announced that he will enter into a friendly wager with Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel over the outcome of Saturday night’s National Championship Semi-final game in Indianapolis between the undefeated and number one ranked University of Kentucky (UK) Wildcats and […]

Kentucky, West Virginia Governors Offer Friendly Wager on Tonight’s Sweet 16 Game

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 26th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear and West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin are wagering on their home teams in tonight’s Sweet 16 NCAA tournament basketball game. Gov. Beshear bet a selection of Kentucky bourbons from Lexington-area distillers that the Wildcats will prevail over the […]