Sports Briefs and Calendar


Football team selling mulch

The Franklin County football team is selling mulch by the bag, scoop or truckload through April 22.

The cost is $5 for a 2.25 cu. ft. nursery bag, or $6 per bag and the team will spread the mulch.

Scoops are $25 picked up at the school, $35 delivered to your home or business, or for $60 it is delivered and spread. One scoop covers approximately 125 square feet.

Grade A cypress is also available this year for $8.50 for a 3 cu. ft. bag or $9.50 per bag and the team will spread the mulch.

For more information email coach Chris Tracy at, Frank Goins at (502-330-5610) or Audrey Marshall at (502-229-0832).


Football boosters selling mulch, bulbs

The WHHS Football Booster Club is now selling mulch and bulbs. Those interested in buying either item should call Brian Tackett at (502) 330-2213 for prices. Free delivery is available.


Items needed for yard sale

The Frankfort Youth Football League is accepting donations for a yard sale planned for late spring. The yard sale will be a fundraiser for lights at Harrod Field, the home of the FYFL, in Capitol View Park. Those interested in donating items may call to have the donations picked up, or the items may be dropped off.

For more information on donating call 803-6503 or 223-5668.


Adult softball meeting is Thursday

The City of Frankfort Parks and Recreation Department will hold its adult softball organizational meeting for teams interested in participating in its summer softball leagues 6 p.m. Thursday at City Hall in the council chambers.

This meeting is for all men’s and coed teams. Coaches must attend this meeting and pay their entry fee of $350.


Rules workshop Friday at Juniper

The Juniper Hill Golf Association is sponsoring a rules of golf workshop 6 p.m. Friday at Juniper Hill Golf Course.

The workshop will be presented by Bill Coomer, PGA Director, Amateur-Professional Competitions.

The public is invited to attend.

Clinics coming up at Juniper

Spring golf training begins the week of March 18 at Juniper Hill Golf Course with clinics on putting and chipping.

The schedule for the clinics is March 18 (putting, 5-6 p.m.); March 20 (putting/chipping, 5-6 p.m.); and March 22 (putting/chipping/pitching, 5-6 p.m.).

Clinics scheduled for the following week are March 25 (Full Swing, 5-6 p.m.); March 27 (Full Swing, 5-6 p.m.); and March 29 (Home Run Derby, 5-6 p.m.).

Call Kirk Schooley at the Juniper Hill Pro Shop, 875-8559, to sign up.


Go Frankfort tourney is March 23

Go Frankfort has scheduled its March Madness Dodgeball Tournament for 6 p.m. March 23 at the First United Methodist Church’s Gymnasium located on Washington Street. 

This year there will be adult and youth divisions. Sign-ups are taking place at with a limit of 24 adult teams and 20 youth teams. 

Adult teams are comprised of 6-8 players with all players being 13 years of age or older and youth teams are comprised of players under the age of 13. 

All teams will play round-robin games followed by a single-elimination tournament with the winners taking home the Patches O’Houlihan Memorial Trophy.

Proceeds from the event will be used to fund projects for the Go Frankfort Volunteer Day scheduled for May 18. Check Go Frankfort out on Facebook.


Softball hosting dodgeball tournament

Franklin County’s softball team is hosting a dodgeball tournament 3 p.m. March 17 at the FCHS gym.

The cost is $60 per six-player team for advance registration and $75 the day of the tournament.

All proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Franklin County Lady Flyer softball team.

For more information contact Tina Howard at (502) 320-6930 or




Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – Arkansas at Missouri (ESPN)

7 p.m. – St. John’s at Notre Dame (ESPN2)

9 p.m. – Ohio State at Indiana (ESPN)


7 p.m. – Boston at Philadelphia (TNT)

9:30 p.m. – LA Lakers at Oklahoma City (TNT)


2:30 p.m. – Champions League: Shakhtar Donetsk at Dortmund (FSN)


Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – North Carolina at Maryland (ESPN)

7 p.m. – Georgetown at Villanova (ESPN2)

9 p.m. – West Virginia at Oklahoma (ESPN2)

11 p.m. – Stanford at California (ESPN2)


9 p.m. – Chicago at

San Antonio (ESPN)


2:30 p.m. – Champions League: Juventus vs. Celtic (FSN)

World Baseball Classic

5 a.m. – Japan vs. Cuba (MLB)

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