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Inez, Ky. -- Sheldon Clark senior Shawn Moore will continue his academic and athletic career at Alice Lloyd College after signing on the dotted line late last week to play basketball for the Eagles next season under Martin Co. native J. R. Hammond.
Moore averaged 13 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists this season to help the Cardinals win 19 games before losing in the first round of the 57th District Tournament at Magoffin Co. 54-53 to end his high school career.
Moore, who comes from a long line of outstanding basketball talent in Martin County, went home to Martin Co. to play for Sheldon Clark his senior season after previously playing for Lawrence Co. including the 2016 state tournament appearance by the Bulldogs.
Moore helped the Bulldogs win back to back 60th District titles in 2015/16, Region title in 2016 on their way to Rupp Arena, he was also a member of the 2015 Pikeville invitational all tournament team as a Bulldog.
"I loved every bit of my time in high school and want to thank everyone that was a part of it," Moore said this morning.
Louisa, Ky. -- The Tennis program at Lawrence Co. lost a great coach in Chad Williams last year but that hasn't stopped the Bulldogs so far in 2017 under Kelly Dixon, Brian Akers and Eddie Dixon.
On Friday night at home the Girls team got the best of Region rival Morgan Co. 11-2 on a windy day.
Eden Webb, Adrian Webb, Brooke Fletcher, Jessalyn Osborn, Kendall Sword and Katelyn Pauley all won on the singles side.
In Doubles it was a clean sweep of the Cougars as sisters Eden and Adrian Webb, Maci Pollack and Sheree Hay, Brooke Fletcher and Jessalyn Osborn, Katelyn Pauley and Kendall Sword, Susan Lin and Ashlyn Osborn were all victorious.
On the Boys side it was Morgan Co. edging out Lawrence Co. 6-5 in a tight battle that came down to the last few matches. In Singles matches it was Noah Fairchild, Dakota Sturgil and Trey Brumfield picking up wins for the Dawgs.
In Doubles action it was Noah Fairchild and Lincoln Rose, Dakota Sturgil and Spencer Akers picking up victories.
On Thursday night Lawrence Co. traveled to Paintsville to take on Johnson Central in a Region match and it was a clean sweep for the Bulldogs winning 11-1 on the Girls side and 8-2 on the Boys side.
In singles matches for the Boys it was a clean sweep by the Dawgs. Nick Kessinger, Alan Lin, Daniel Cantrell, Noah Fairchild, Lincoln Rose, and Dakota Fairchild all victorious. In Doubles it was Nick Kessinger and Alan Lin, Daniel Cantrell and Noah Fairchild picking up wins.
In Girls matches vs Johnson Central it was Bailey Thompson, Eden Webb, Adrian Webb, Maci Pollock, Brooke Fletcher getting wins in singles.
In Doubles it was Sisters Eden and Adrian Webb, Susan Lin and Ashlyn Osborn, Kendall Sword and Sarah Lycans, Maci Pollack and Sheree Hay, Ally Moore and Katelyn Pauley, Sarah Lycans and Jessalyn Osborn all winning.
The Tennis Dawgs will travel to Ashland on Wednesday for their next Match.
Ben Fannin, 14 year old son of Al and Sandy Fannin of Louisa Ky. recently competed in the Scholastic 3-D Archery "S3DA" 5-spot State Championship in Madisonville, Ky. at the Western Kentucky Archery Complex.
Ben finished 2nd, one X out of first securing an $8,500 scholarship award and the 'shooter of the year' award in high school pins class.
Even more recently he competed in the S3DA Indoor 5-spot National Championship at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati Ohio where he finished 4th.
Ben shoots S3DA for Broken Arrow Archery Club and is a freshman at LCHS.