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Frankfort  duo helps
Pikeville win

Two Frankfort High graduates scored touchdowns for the University of Pikeville football team in its 62-40 victory over Bluefield College last Thursday in Bluefield, W.Va.

Aaron Jackson caught two touchdown passes from Hasani Warren. The first covered 27 yards and tied the game at 7-7. Jackson’s second touchdown catch came with 14 seconds left in the first quarter, putting the Bears ahead 14-13.

Quan Weaver scored a touchdown on a 4-yard run with 9:18 left in the second quarter that gave Pikeville a 28-13 lead.

Jackson finished the game with three receptions for 63 yards and two touchdowns.

Weaver rushed for 44 yards on eight carries with one touchdown. His longest run was 19 yards, and he averaged 5.5 yards per carry.

Pikeville plays at Morehead State Saturday.

Football teams ranked
Frankfort High and Franklin County’s football teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press poll and the football rankings.

FHS is ranked No. 2 in Class 1A in both polls behind Mayfield, and the Flyers are ranked No. 6 in the AP poll and seventh in the poll in Class 5A.

FCHS (1-0) plays its home opener Friday against Oldham County, and the Panthers (1-0) travel to Shelby County Friday.

Archery league starts Thursday
The Frankfort Target Archery Association and Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites are offering a 3-D Archery League starting Thursday and running through Oct. 2.

Weekly sign-in will begin at 6 p.m. with a shotgun start at 6:30.

The five-week league will have five divisions — NASP (ages 9-17, NASP rules and equipment), Youth (ages 9-13, any bow), Young Adult (ages 14-17, any bow), Women (ages 18 and up, any bow), and Men (ages 18 and up, any bow).

The entry fee is $25 for each division.

Registration forms are available at the Parks Office at Juniper Hill Park and at the Archery Park at Cove Spring Park during hours of operation.

For more information contact Warren Mitchell at

Croquet season starts Thursday
Croquet returns to East Frankfort Park beginning Thursday.

Two courts have been laid out in East Frankfort Park and are open to everyone.

The courts are adjacent to the tennis courts and the sand volleyball court.

Jacki Farney will manage the Thursday evening sessions, which continue through Oct. 16, followed by a season-ending tournament.

Farney, known as The Wicket Witch of Frankfort, said experienced players and those new to the game are welcome.

All equipment will be provided and copies of the rules will be posted, as well. Play begins at 6 p.m.

For more information, call Farney at 502-330-1907.

Wolverines lose to
Scott Co. 3-2

GEORGETOWN — Western Hills’ boys soccer team lost to Scott County 3-2 Tuesday.

Corey Rogers and Taylon Crume scored the goals for the Wolverines.

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