Sports Briefs and Calendar



Lady Flyers win in overtime

LEXINGTON – Franklin County’s girls basketball rallied in the second half to tie the game, then rolled in overtime to beat Tates Creek 74-66 Wednesday.

Tates Creek (7-13) led 18-14 after the first quarter and 36-27 at halftime.

The Lady Flyers (17-6) pulled within three points at 45-42 after three quarters.

FCHS poured in 21 points in the fourth quarter and tied the game at 63-63 at the end of regulation.

Franklin County held the Lady Commodores to just three points in overtime to seal the win.

Dasia Kilbourne scored a team-high 25 points for Franklin County, Malaka Frank had 18 points, and Nannilena White finished with 13.

Also scoring for FCHS were Raven Timmons with nine points, Rebecca Cook with six and Brittany Mello with three points.

Cook had five assists, and Timmons had eight rebounds.

Tates Creek’s Katie Pippen led all players with 28 points.

Franklin County plays its next game 6:30 p.m. Friday at Western Hills.


Timmons to announce school choice Feb. 5

Franklin County football star Ryan Timmons will announce which school he will attend next year Feb. 5 in a press conference at FCHS. National Signing Day is Feb. 6.

Timmons has offers from around 20 Division I schools, including Kentucky and Florida.


Gun, bow safety class is Saturday

Camp Pleasant Baptist Church, 830 Shadrick Ferry Rd., is sponsoring a gun and bow safety class beginning 4 p.m. Saturday.

This event is open the public and will be held in the youth worship center.

The class is for ages 12 through adults and will be taught by Darrell Hoskins, a 15-year veteran instructor for Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.

Equipment will be provided; participants do not need to bring their own.


Football boosters to meet Jan. 29

The Western Hills football booster club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6 p.m. in the library at WHHS.


Knights of Columbus to host free throw competition Sunday

The 2013 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Competition will be held Sunday in the Good Shepherd Elementary School Gym.

This competition is open to boys and girls ages 10 to 14 as of Jan. 1, 2013 and will be separated for boys and girls of every age. Proof of age is requested.

The event is free and prizes are awarded.

Registration begins at 2 p.m., and the competition starts at 2:30. Winners advance to district competition.

For more information, call Alan Hamilton, 695-7290.

Sports calendar


Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – Purdue at Michigan (ESPN)

7 p.m. – Tennessee at Mississippi (ESPN2)

9 p.m. – UCLA at Arizona (ESPN2)

11 p.m. – BYU at Gonzaga (ESPN2)

Women’s college basketball

7 p.m. – Kentucky at South Carolina (Fox Sports South, WLAP-AM 630)


8 p.m. – New York at Boston (TNT)

10:30 p.m. – LA Clippers at Phoenix (TNT)


3:30 a.m. – Australian Open (ESPN2)


Boys basketball

8:15 p.m.— Franklin Co. at Western Hills (Froggy 104.9 FM)

Girls basketball

8:30 a.m.— All “A” Classic at the Convention Center: Frankfort vs. Bishop Brossart

6:30 p.m.— Franklin Co. at Western Hills (Froggy 104.9 FM)


3 p.m. – PGA: Farmers Insurance Open (Golf)


8 p.m. – San Antonio at Dallas (ESPN)


3 a.m. – Australian Open (ESPN2)

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