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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 […]

National Archery in the Schools state tournament draws record number of archers

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 13th, 2015

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FRANKFORT, Ky. – Something about Elizabeth Wagoner caught her coach’s attention on the bus ride to the Kentucky International Convention Center for the 2015 National Archery in the Schools (NASP) state tournament. “She had that look in her eye,” said Tom Patterson, coach of Trigg […]

Has rough season for college hoops taken luster off March?

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2015

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DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There is concern about the current state of men’s college basketball with the NCAA Tournament little more than a week away. Scoring is at a near-record low this season. Fouls are a pervasive problem. Attendance […]

Henderson’s Boys & Girls Basketball Teams Voted 2nd in State by AP

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 16th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: BOYS Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Lou. Ballard (11) 26-2 110 1 2. Henderson Co. – 25-3 91 3 […]

Some businesses stay clear of using Super Bowl name

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 30th, 2015

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TERRY TANG, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — It is the game that must not be named — at least not without permission. For most people, the game Sunday between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks is the Super Bowl. But for some Phoenix-area media […]

On Super Bowl Sunday, veggies are most popular food

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 30th, 2015

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  CHICAGO (AP) — While the gladiators of the NFL are clashing in Phoenix at the Super Bowl, the titans of food will be fighting for supremacy at spreads across the country. Many parties will have chicken wings and pizza. But NPD Group, an independent […]

Henderson County’s Basketball Teams Both Remain 2nd in State AP Poll

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 26th, 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school basketball polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings: BOYS Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs 1. Lou. Ballard (12) 19-2 155 1 2. Henderson Co. (2) 19-2 142 2 […]