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K-State’s Green-Gold scrimmage Thursday
The Kentucky State football team will play its annual Green-Gold intrasquad scrimmage at 7 p.m. Thursday at Alumni Stadium.
The game will be the Thorobreds’ final tune-up before their season opener against Kentucky Wesleyan at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 at Alumni Stadium.
The public is invited to attend the Green-Gold scrimmage, and admission is free.
Flyer golf team ranked fifth in state
Franklin County’s boys golf team is ranked fifth in the state in the first Kentucky Golf Coaches Association poll of the season, which was released Sunday.
The Flyers are one of four teams from Region 9 ranked in the top 10. The others are Lexington Christian at No. 1 and Henry Clay and Scott County tied at No. 10.
FCHS plays Western Hills in the first round of the Hilen Cup today at Juniper Hill.
FHS, FCHS football ranked in top 10
In the latest BluegrassPreps.com football rankings, Frankfort High is ranked No. 2 in Class 1A and Franklin County is ranked seventh in Class 5A.
Frankfort defeated Lincoln County 34-14 last week and has an open date this Friday. The 1-0 Panthers return to action Sept. 5 at Shelby County.
FCHS will play their season opener Friday at Western Hills. The Flyers’ game last week at North Bullitt was canceled because of inclement weather.
Transy soccer team picked second
The Transylvania University women’s soccer team has been picked to finish second in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference.
Hanover is the No. 1 pick in the conference. The two teams met in the HCAC tournament championship where Hanover edged the Pioneers 2-1.
Franklin County graduate Ramsy Tandy is a junior forward for Transy, which opens its season at home Friday against Carleton.
Toledo soccer team 1-0-1
The University of Toledo women’s soccer team opened its season over the weekend with two home matches.
The Rockets defeated Detroit 3-1 and played Cal State Northridge to a scoreless tie.
Toledo sophomore Lauren Taylor, a graduate of Franklin County, played in both matches, logging 22 minutes against Detroit and 37 against CSU-Northridge.
Taylor finished the weekend with three shots, one on goal.
Toledo, picked to finish sixth in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference, plays at home Friday against Pittsburgh.
volleyball players honored
Three Kentucky State University volleyball players received preseason honors from the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.
KSU’s Emily Grieshaber was selected as the preseason offensive player of the year.
Last year Grieshaber, a senior outside hitter from Thorntown, Ind., was named the conference’s offensive player of the year the SIAC Player of the Year.
She has been named to the preseason all-conference first team along with teammate LaTosha Scott.
The Thorobrettes’ Anjelique Kyle was named to the second team.
Kentucky State was picked to retain its West Division title.
KSU opens its season Sept. 5 in the West Palm Beach (Fla.) Tournament.