Sports Briefs and Calendar



Run for the Gold March 17

Good Shepherd is sponsoring the 5th Annual Good Shepherd Irish “Run for the Gold” March 17. The 3K Fun Run/Walk begins at the corner of St. Clair and Broadway at 6:30 p.m.

Registration forms are available at,, or you can register online at

The “Run for the Gold” is the first leg of the Frankfort Trifecta Run/Walk Series.

For more information, visit or contact Anne Taylor Renshaw at 502-320-1074 or


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.

JHLGC to meet Tuesday

The Juniper Hill Ladies Golf Club will hold its spring organizational meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Juniper Hill Golf Course Clubhouse. 

All members are encouraged to attend as important business will be conducted. 

By-law revisions will be discussed. 

For more information contact Kim Wooldridge at 502-229-7021 or Donna McNeil at 502-330-0015.

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.


Softball hosting dodgeball tourney

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

Football team selling mulch

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

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.

Black platinum mulch is $4.75 per 2.25 cu. ft. bag and the premium cypress mulch is $4.75 per 2.0 cu. ft. bag. The bulbs range from $11-$15.

Those interested in buying should call Brian Tackett at (502) 330-2213. 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.

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

Sports calendar


Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – Kentucky at Georgia (ESPN)

7 p.m. – Virginia at Florida State (ESPN2)

9 p.m. – Wisconsin at Michigan State (ESPN)

9 p.m. – Oregon at Colorado (ESPN2)

11 p.m. – Long Beach State at UC Davis (ESPN2)


2 p.m. – PGA: Cadillac Championship (Golf)


8 p.m. – Oklahoma City at New York (TNT)

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

World Baseball Classic

3 p.m. – Italy vs. Mexico (MLB)

6:30 p.m. – Venezuela vs. Dominican Republic (MLB)

10 p.m. – Teams TBD (MLB)


College wrestling

8 p.m. – Oklahoma at Oklahoma State (FSN)

Men’s college basketball

7 p.m. – Kent State at Akron (ESPN2)


2 p.m. – PGA: Cadillac Championship (Golf)


8 p.m. – Atlanta at Boston (ESPN)

10:30 p.m. – Houston at Golden State (ESPN)

World Baseball Classic

5 a.m. – Team TBD (MLB)

2:30 p.m. – Canada vs. Italy (MLB)

5:30 p.m. – Spain vs. Puerto Rico (MLB)

9 p.m. – Mexico vs. USA (MLB)

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