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                                                           The Paducah Sun | Sunday, August 7, 2011 | paducahsun.com                                                                                           Section      B


Odenfield, Newcomb Study rates helmets used by NFL,
lead at Drake Creek college and HS football players
            BY JOEY FOSKO                   and some of the greens that were af-
          jfosko@paducahsun.com             fected by the flooding, the course really
   LEDBETTER — Mother Nature played         played tougher.”
yet another trick on Drake Creek Golf          Only five players broke par on Satur-
Club.                                       day, with Newcomb taking a one-shot
   The course, recovering from damage       lead over Metropolis, Ill., native Lu-
inflicted by extensive flooding from the      cas Cromeenes. Cromeenes is the golf
nearby Ohio River earlier this spring,      coach at Rend Lake College in southern
had a tough new element come into           Illinois and won the Irvin Cobb Cham-
play during Saturday’s first round of        pionships last month. Paducah’s Hunt-
the Texas Roadhouse West Kentucky           er Ford, a college teammate of New-
Open. After a rain delay of more than       comb’s at Murray State, came in at 72.
two hours, a steady wind made condi-           “I’m only starting to play well,” said
tions tough enough to damage a few          Newcomb, who has competed in a few
scores, too.                                tournaments on the Peach State Tour
   “It was about a two-club wind,” said     and has “tried to Monday into a few,”
Ryne Burnett, who was the early leader      playing several qualifying rounds for
in the clubhouse at 1-under-par 71 but      PGA Tour and Nationwide Tour events.
ended up two shots off the pace set by         Ford made his pro debut at the Cobb
amateur leader Michael Odenthal. “On        and was fourth in the Kentucky State
16, I was 85 yards out and had to hit a     Amateur earlier this summer, finish-
120-yard shot.”                             ing three shots behind Nick Newcomb’s
   Benton’s Nick Newcomb, who               brother Patrick, who also plays for Mur-
matched Odenthal’s 69 to take the lead      ray State.                                                                                                                                                     JOHN WRIGHT | The Sun
in the professional division, experi-          Cameron Carrico, another former              Darius Spiveynunn of Paducah Tilghman is shown during a scrimmage in Paducah on Thursday night. Spiveynunn is
enced both ends of it.                      Racer who finished second to Cro-                sporting a Schutt helmet.
   “On 15, I hit a 7-iron from 138 yards    meenes in the Cobb, shot a 73 and is
out against the wind. On 17, I was 207      tied for fourth with Cody Martin of
yards out downwind and hit a 7-iron on                                                      Virginia Tech researchers examine 10 varieties
that, too,” Newcomb said. “With that                         Please see OPEN | 4B
                                                                                            of helmets, some used in area school systems
Pujols, Carpenter lead                                                                           BY DUSTY LUTHY SHULL
                                                                                                    dshull@paducahsun.com
                                                                                               High school and college foot-
                                                                                            ball coaches in the region have full
                                                                                                                                      One helmet, the Adams A2000
                                                                                                                                    Pro Elite, was given no stars and
                                                                                                                                    deemed “Not Recommended.”
                                                                                                                                                                               tion Speed helmets, the top-rated,
                                                                                                                                                                               while also using 17 four-star hel-
                                                                                                                                                                               mets. The Schutt Air XP (three

Cardinals to 2-1 win
             Associated Press               es.
                                                                                            confidence in the helmets worn by
                                                                                            their players this fall, even if some
                                                                                            of the helmets didn’t rate as highly
                                                                                            as others in a study published in
                                                                                                                                      Local football players on both
                                                                                                                                    the high school and college levels
                                                                                                                                    wear helmets of varying ratings.
                                                                                                                                    Four high schools — Paducah Til-
                                                                                                                                                                               stars) and the Schutt Air Advan-
                                                                                                                                                                               tage (two stars) are used by the
                                                                                                                                                                               majority of the players in the pro-
                                                                                                                                                                               gram (63). The program also uses
  MIAMI — Albert Pujols hit a two-             Ricky Nolasco (8-8) gave up 10               May.                                    ghman, Murray, Lone Oak and                34 Schutt Air Pro helmets, which
run homer in the first inning, then          hits in seven innings.                             The study, conducted by re-          Graves County — primarily wear             were not rated in the study.
Chris Carpenter and the St. Louis              Daniel Descalso had three hits for           searchers at Virginia Tech’s School     the Riddell Revolution series hel-            “Some of the ones they said were
bullpen made it stand up Saturday           the Cardinals. Sluggers Matt Hol-               of Biomedical Engineering and           mets, which include four- and five-         the best, 90 percent of our guys
night in a 2-1 win over the Florida         liday, Lance Berkman and Pujols                 Sciences, rated 10 adult football       star helmets. Lone Oak also uses           don’t even like that helmet because
Marlins.                                    each had an extra-base hit, giving              helmets on their ability to prevent     some Schutt DNA helmets, a four-           it’s so bulky and doesn’t feel good,”
  Carpenter (7-8) gave five hits over        the trio 10 in the first three games             concussions. Only one helmet, the       star helmet.                               Murray State football coach Chris
6 2-3 innings as the Cardinals won          of the series.                                  Riddell Revolution Speed, received        Football players at Murray State         Hatcher said. “It is what is. I don’t
for the fourth time in five games.              The Cardinals held on for the win            five stars, while one of the most        use eight different types of helmets,      think that’s the bible. Somebody
  Fernando Salas, the fifth Car-             despite leaving 12 men on base.                 popular helmets in the NCAA and         the university released after the          else could come out tomorrow and
dinals pitcher, worked a scoreless                                                          NFL, the Riddell VSR4, received         Sun filed an open records request.
ninth for his 21st save in 24 chanc-                  Please see CARDINALS | 2B             one star.                                 The program uses eight Revolu-                    Please see HELMETS | 6B




Region filled with more parity;
Lone Oak remains team to beat
      BY DUSTY LUTHY SHULL                 Murray coach Clare Boggess.                  “The defense, it’s just a lot of
         dshull@paducahsun.com             “You’ll have people that can                 the fundamentals that these
  Returning just one starter               stand up and can get after it,               kids just have to learn. I figure
from last year’s First Region              those girls that have experience             we’re going to take our lumps at
championship team, the Lone                playing in the offseason is go-              the beginning but I hope toward
Oak volleyball team would seem             ing to come through, and some                the end of the year we can come
to have less of a bull’s-eye on its        teams are going to have the ath-             on.”
program, at least according to             letes.”                                        Paducah Tilghman has been
Flash coach Tim Whitis.                      Murray reached the regional                able to keep most of its roster
  But not so much in the eyes of           championship game last year,                 intact the past several seasons.
other coaches.                             and though the Tigers lost one               All eyes are on two sets of sis-
  “I consider them the team to             of the region’s best setters in              ters — senior offensive threats
beat even though he graduated              Lauren Dieleman, they return                 Ali and Alexis Taylor, who are
a lot,” Community Christian                one of the region’s best hitters in          twins, and junior defensive
Academy coach Rhet McMul-                  Catherine Claywell. The Fourth               threats Maddie and Meredith
len said, “just because of the             District could feature the most              Morris, who are triplets.
job Tim has done and the pro-              parity of the entire region, with              The Third District features
gram. He doesn’t start over; he            Calloway County returning a                  plenty of parity as well, with
retools.”                                  core group of experienced play-              CCA, Graves County and Bal-
  The First Region sustained               ers.                                         lard Memorial all fighting for
plenty of graduation losses                  Marshall County, a recent                  a spot at the top. The Warriors
among some of the perennial                power in the district and region,            lost some height when McKen-
powers, making this season                 is rebuilding this year after los-           zie Parsons transferred to Bal-
more about parity. Lone Oak,               ing all six starters and returning           lard Memorial, but has plenty of
which fared well in the Blue-              no seniors.                                  experienced players who should
grass State games a week ago, is             Lone Oak only returns libero               make CCA, which has won the
the preseason favorite, though             Sam Lawson from last year’s                  past six district titles, one of the
not by much. By the end of the             squad, and while the Flash will              top defensive teams early in the
season, the pecking order could            be young, they will have plenty              season.
feature Murray, CCA, Ballard               of junior varsity and club expe-               “Anytime you win consecu-
Memorial, Paducah Tilghman                 rience and athleticism to make               tively, be it two years or six,
and Christian Fellowship, with             things competitive.                          you obviously set yourself as                                                                                     LANCE DENNEE/The Sun
others playing dark horse roles.             “The offense, we’re still able                                               Murray’s Catherine Claywell (11) makes a return against Lone Oak’s Madi
  “It’s a little more even,” said          to hit the ball,” Whitis said.                      Please see VOLLEYBALL | 4B Parker (7) during the regional volleyball championship in Draffenville Thursday.



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                        TODAY                Tuesday
                        vs. Florida          vs. Milwaukee
                        at Miami             at St. Louis
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          On television
                          TODAY
         MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
   Noon — Atlanta at N.Y. Mets (TBS)
   1 p.m. — Chicago White Sox at Minnesota
(WGN)
   7 — N.Y. Yankees at Boston (ESPN)
                  AUTO RACING
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(ESPN)
   1 p.m. — IRL, Honda Indy 200 (Versus)
   6 — NHRA, Northwest Nationals, tape
(ESPN2)
                       GOLF
   11 a.m. — PGA/WGC, Bridgestone Invita-
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   1 p.m. — PGA/WGC, Bridgestone Invitational
final (KFVS-12)
   1 — Nationwide: Cox Classic final (TGC)
   3— Champions: 3M Championship final
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   6 — PGA: Reno-Tahoe Open final (TGC)
                 HORSE RACING
   4 p.m. — NTRA, Honorable Miss and Alfred
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                      RODEO
   7 p.m. — PBR, Stanley Tools and Security
Invitational, tape (Versus)
                      TENNIS
   2 p.m. — ATP: Legg Mason Classic champi-
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   4 — WTA: Mercury Insurance Open champi-
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                       MONDAY
        MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
   6 p.m. — Boston at Minnesota (ESPN)


           Local sports
                             TODAY
  GOLF – Texas Roadhouse West Kentucky Open (Men’s at
Drake Creek Golf Club)
  MONDAY
  VOLLEYBALL – Community Christian at Calloway County,
University Heights at Trigg County.
  HIGH SCHOOL GOLF – Lone Oak vs. Paducah Tilghman
(boys at Paxton Park); Murray at Fulton County (Hickman C.C.);
Graves County at Hickman County (Oakhill C.C.); St. Mary, Cal-
loway County, Paducah Tilghman at South Warren Invitational
(at Bowling Green C.C.); Mayfield at Carlisle County (Dogwood
Hills); Marshall County, Reidland at Livingston Central (Drake
Creek C.C.); Ballard Memorial at Heath (Silos C.C.).

                           TUESDAY
  VOLLEYBALL – Fulton City at Paducah Tilghman, Ballard
Memorial at Reidland, Hickman County at Mayfield, Carlisle
County at Calloway County, Caldwell County at Marshall County,
Crittenden County at McLean County, Trigg County at Webster
County.
  HIGH SCHOOL GOLF – Murray at Paducah Tilghman
(Paxton Park); Calloway County, Heath at Graves County (S.
Highland C.C); Ballard Memorial at Mayfield (Mayfield-Graves
C.C.); Carlisle County, Lone Oak at Marshall County (Benton
C.C.); Community Christian at Hickman County (Oakhill C.C.).


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   SOFTBALL: Entry deadline for Murray-
Calloway County Parks’ fall coed league is
Wednesday. The slow-pitch recreational league
begins play on Aug. 15. Entry fee is $395
per 16-player team, with each team playing
12 games and a double-elimination tourna-
ment. Full teams are encouraged to apply, but
individuals may sign up to connect them with
                                                                 CARDINALS: Pujols hits 26th home run, Furcal singles
teams seeking players. For more information,                                 CONTINUED FROM 1B                             gust 29, 2005.
phone the MCCP office at 762-0325,  the                                                                                      Rafael Furcal hit a leadoff single
league director at 293-9371, or contact them                     They were 1 for 14 with runners in                        to start the game, though replays
via e-mail at parksoftball@yahoo.com.                            scoring position.                                         seemed to show right fielder Mike
   SOFTBALL: A men’s Cashbash tournament                           Carpenter struck out seven and                          Stanton caught the ball before it hit
will be held at Stuart Nelson Park in Paducah                    walked two. He’s won six of his last                      the ground. Two batters later, Pu-
on Saturday. For entry information contact Dale                  seven decisions and defeated the                          jols hit his 26th home run and sec-
at 731-599-7064.                                                 Marlins for the first time since Au-                       ond in his last three games.

                                                                                                                                                                                          
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                                                                               Logano wins pole at Pocono
                                                                                      BY DAN GELSTON                            est pole       rallied and had top-six fin-    NASCAR-Sprint Cup-Good
                                                                                         Associated Press                       winner at      ishes in three of four races Sam RV Insurance 500 Lineup
                                                                                  LONG POND, Pa. — Joey                         Pocono.        entering last weekend’s       After Saturday qualifying; race Sunday
                                                                               Logano heard the rumors                          It was his     race at Indianapolis Motor    At Pocono Raceway
                                                                                                                                                                             Long Pond, Pa.
                                                                               at Joe Gibbs Racing.                             third ca-      Speedway. He finished 25th     Lap length: 2.5 miles
                                                                                  Carl Edwards, the big-                        reer pole      and is 19th in the standings. (Car number in parentheses)
                                                                               gest free agent in NAS-                          in Sprint         “There’s been a lot of ru- 1. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 172.055.
                                                                               CAR, was being pursued                           Cup.           mors around our team late-    2. (4) Kasey Kahne, Toyota, 171.648.
                                                                               to sign a lucrative deal                            Logano      ly, but, at the same time, I  3. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 171.494.
                                                                               with JGR. And if Edwards                         said    he     don’t know if everyone re-    4. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 171.474.
                                                                                                                                                                             5. (22) Kurt Busch, Dodge, 171.468.
                                                                               signed, he’d poach Lo-         LOGANO            n e v e r      alizes how good we’ve been    6. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 171.448.
                                                                               gano’s ride in the No. 20                        talked to      lately,” Logano said.         7. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 171.37.
                                                                               Toyota and the coveted                           owner             Kasey Kahne joins him      8. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 171.367.
                                                                               Home Depot sponsorship.        Joe Gibbs or team president      on the front row for Sun-     9. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 171.171.
                                                            Associated Press      Logano couldn’t do          J.D. Gibbs about his future      day’s race. Martin Truex 10. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 171.122.
Ed Sabol touches a bust of himself after it was unveiled during the            anything about the nego-       at JGR, one of the top orga-     Jr., Edwards and Kurt 11. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 171.08.
                                                                                                                                                                             12. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 170.788.
induction ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday                tiations. All he could do      nizations in NASCAR.             Busch round out the top       13. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 170.652.
in Canton, Ohio.                                                               was drive.                       “As far as I knew they,        five. Busch won the pole at    14. (33) Clint Bowyer, Chevrolet, 170.619.
                                                                                  Edwards stayed with         were just rumors,” Logano        Pocono in June.               15. (6) David Ragan, Ford, 170.619.
                                                                               Roush Fenway Racing,           said. “What am I really go-         Truex’s finish was a rare
NFL Hall of Fame inductees                                                     and Logano appears se-
                                                                               cure in his car.
                                                                                                              ing to ask him?
                                                                                                                Logano was once the hot-
                                                                                                                                               dose of good news for the
                                                                                                                                                                             16. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 170.59.
                                                                                                                                                                             17. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 170.558.
                                                                                                                                                                                 (48) Jimmie Johnson,
                                                                                                                                               veteran driver, who’s strug- 18. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr.,Chevrolet, 170.539.
                                                                                                                                                                             19.                        Chevrolet, 170.506.
         Associated Press               Brennan got the colt to the               Pushed by the public        test prospect in the sport,      gled to find strong finishes.   20. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 170.438.
   CANTON, Ohio — That kid who       lead early as planned and then            contract talks, Logano         but has had mostly mixed            “We’ve had a tough sea-    21. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 170.309.
went to college with two brown       slowed things down, taking the            responded with his best        reviews in his still-blos-       son for sure, a lot of DNFs,” 22. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 170.28.
grocery bags filled with his         field of 10 through the opening           finishes of the season and      soming career. He opened         Truex said. “We’ve had 23.(42) Juan Pablo Montoya,Chevrolet,170.161.
belongings strutted into the Pro     half mile in an easy 56 seconds           kept rolling at Pocono         this season with a mediocre      some good runs, but at the    24. (34) David Gilliland, Ford, 170.068.
                                                                                                                                                                             25. (5) Mark Martin, Chevrolet, 170.042.
Football Hall of Fame on Satur-      on a day when speed was not               Raceway, turning a lap         Daytona 500 — he finished         same time, not consistent     26. (83) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 169.991.
day night.                           holding up at the Meadowlands.            of 172.055 mph Saturday        23rd — and an engine fail-       enough. It seems like we      27. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 169.875.
   Shannon Sharpe joined run-                                                  to win his second pole of      ure the next week at Phoe-       have one good week, one       28. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 169.734.
ning back Marshall Faulk, Chi-         Franklin wins 100 free                  the year. The 21-year-old      nix dropped Logano to 29th       bad week, one good week,      29. (43) A J Allmendinger, Ford, 169.629.
cago Bears sackmaster Richard             at US nationals                      driver became the young-       in the points standings. He      one bad week.”                30. (66) Todd Bodine, Toyota, 169.393.
Dent, Washington Redskins line-
backer Chris Hanburger and NFL          STANFORD, Calif. — Missy
Films founder Ed Sabol in being      Franklin won the 100-meter
inducted into the hall. They were
to be followed by the late Les
Richter, and Deion Sanders.
                                     freestyle at the U.S. national
                                     championships on Saturday, de-
                                     feating a field that included three
                                                                               Edwards pushes Stenhouse Jr. to Nationwide win
   When Sharpe headed to Sa-         Olympians with the fifth-fastest                BY LUKE MEREDITH         and oil on the track, he         in a long time. That was                 Edwards, who announced
vannah State, all he heard was       time in the world this year.                        Associated Press     slammed into Stenhouse           spectacular,” Edwards said.            earlier this week that he had
how he was destined to fail.            Franklin, the 16-year-old phe-           NEWTON, Iowa — Blinded       and shoved him across the           Pole sitter Elliott Sadler          signed a multi-year exten-
   “When people told me I’d          nom who won three gold medals             by smoke billowing from        finish line.                      was third, followed by Josh            sion with Roush Fenway
never make it, I listened to the     at the recent world champion-             Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s             Stenhouse crossed the         Wise and Aric Amirola.                 earlier this week, led for 109
one person who said I could:         ships in China, won in 53.63              car on the final lap, Carl      line sideways, becoming             For once, luck was on               laps after starting 17th. But
me,” Sharpe said.                    seconds, a time that would have           Edwards slammed into           the first Nationwide series       Stenhouse’s side.                      he started to leave the pits
   Failure? Sharpe went from a       earned her a bronze medal in the          his Roush Fenway Rac-          regular to win two races this       Stenhouse led all but 15            with a loose lug nut and had
seventh-round draft pick to the      event at Shanghai. She also set a         ing teammate and inad-         year.                            laps last week in Indianapo-           to be dragged back in, drop-
most prolific tight end of his       national 15-16 age group record.          vertently pushed him to           “It was a close one, but we   lis before losing to Brad Ke-          ping all the way to 16th.
time. He won two Super Bowls            She was tied with training             victory in a wild finish to     made it,” Stenhouse said.        selowski. He led just 25 laps            Edwards quickly moved
with Denver and one with Balti-      partner Kara Lynn Joyce at the            the NASCAR Nationwide          “He hit us pretty square and     in Iowa, but those were the            back into the front of the
more, and at the time of his re-     turn before finishing as the only         race Saturday night.           shot us across the line.”        only ones that mattered.               pack to set up the memo-
tirement in 2003, his 815 career     swimmer under 54 seconds in the             Stenhouse appeared set          Edwards wound up sec-            Stenhouse captured the              rable finish.
receptions, 10,060 yards and         10-woman field. Olympian Aman-            to cruise to his second win    ond, his No. 60 car torn up      lead from Edwards and                    Sadler took his third pole
62 TDs were all NFL records for      da Weir took second at 54.14, and         at Iowa this year, but the     in the grass.                    Sadler with a bold move to             of the season earlier Satur-
a tight end. Three times he went     Dana Vollmer was third at 54.27.          No. 6 car blew an engine          “I still haven’t seen the     the inside. He held it until           day and started on the front
over 1,000 yards receiving in a      Olympian Allison Schmitt was              with the checkered flag         replay with the audio, but       the end, though he got some            row with Trevor Bayne —
season — almost unheard of for       fourth and Joyce finished fifth.          in sight. With the smoke       that’s the most amazing fin-      unexpected help from his               who won the pole in Iowa in
that position. In a 1993 playoff        It was Franklin’s second na-           obscuring Edwards’ view        ish I’ve been involved with      teammate to do it.                     2010 and finished fourth.
game, Sharpe had 13 catches          tional title, having won the 100
against Oakland, tying a record.     backstroke earlier in the meet.
   Sharpe patted his bust on the
head Saturday before saying,
“All these years later, it makes
me proud when people call me
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forget Hambletonian Day 2011.
                                     out of training camp considering
                                                            his agent
                                                            had just
                                                                               at Pocono
   Not only did Brennan have                                sent them a                  Associated Press               Lunch will be provided!
masterful drive in posting his                              counterof-            LONG POND, Pa. — Rain
first victory in the $1.5 million
Hambletonian with Broad Bahn
                                                            fer to con-
                                                            sider during
                                                                               halted the NASCAR
                                                                               Trucks Series event at
                                                                                                                      Free homemade ice cream!
on Saturday at the Meadow-
lands Racetrack, the 44-year-
                                                            talks to
                                                            extend his
                                                                               Pocono Raceway after 17
                                                                               laps Saturday, with rac-
                                                                                                                                    Giveaways!
                                                                                                                        Drawings & Giv
old posted the win rougly 35                                contract.          ing scheduled to resume
minutes after guiding Bold                                      Finnegan       Sunday before the Sprint
and Fresh to an upset in the                                left camp          Cup event.
$750,000 Hambletonian Oaks.          Finnegan               Friday                Parker Kligerman was
   “I’m at a loss for words,”                               night,             leading when the 125-
Brennan said after also giving                              appar-             mile race on the 2.5-mile
Noel Daley his first training win    ently just hours after his agent,         tri-oval was halted.
in the Hambletonian. “This is        Terry Watson, sent the Titans                Feuding stars Kevin
great.”                              a counter to their offer on an            Harvick and Kyle Busch
   It marked only the second         extension to his contract. The            started on the front row.
time that a driver won both ma-      Titans learned Finnegan had left          Harvick will start 10th
jor trotting races for 3-year-olds   when he did not report Saturday           and Busch 19th when
on the same day, coming two          morning to a special teams                racing resumes Sunday,
years after Brian Sears won the      meeting.                                  scheduled for 9 a.m., fol-
Oaks with Broadway Schooner             “We’ve tried to call him,”             lowed by the ARCA race
and the Hambletonian with            Reinfeldt said Saturday after a           that also was rained out
Muscle Hill.                         team practice at LP Field. “We’ve         Saturday.
   “This is a monumental day         not been able to get in touch                The 500-mile Sprint
for me,” Brennan said. “I just re-   with him. It’s a tough situation.         Cup race is scheduled to
member when Sears did it a few       We have 23 guys in the last               start at its regular time of
years ago and remember what a        year of their contract. I talked to       1 p.m., with Joey Logano
                                                                               on the pole.
day it was for him.”
   Broad Bahn, who won an elim-
                                     Cortland during the week. Coach
                                     (Mike) Munchak did. ... We were              Sunday’s forecast calls
                                                                                                                Top athlete or family friend, we are committed
ination for the Hambletonian last
week, trotted the mile in 1:53.
                                     totally surprised that he just
                                     turned around and left camp.”
                                                                               for a 60 percent chance
                                                                               of rain.
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Woods returns in time for one last shot at glory                                                                                  BY DOUG FERGUSON            of recurring pain in his            Woods is only 35. Nick-
              9 3 R D P G A C H A M P I O N S H I P G O L F C H A M P I O N S H I P • A U G . 11 - 1 4
                                                                                                                                      Associated Press        left knee and Achilles ten-      laus, when he was this age,
       Tiger’s back in the hunt for a major title                                                                                Given the circumstances
                                                                                                                              of a most peculiar year, the
                                                                                                                                                              don. He only missed four
                                                                                                                                                              tournaments he ordinarily
                                                                                                                                                                                               went on to win five more
                                                                                                                                                                                               majors in his career, and
       Tiger Woods will play in the final major of the year after sitting out the last two majors with
       recurring injuries to his left knee and Achillies’ tendon. He has four wins in the PGA
                                                                                                                              slogan of the final major —      would have played, but two       the Golden Bear might
       Championship (1999, 2000, 2006, 2007). The last time that the PGA Championship was                                     “Glory’s Last Shot” — might     of them were the U.S. Open       have won more if he had
       held at the Atlantic Athletic Club (2001), he finished tied for 29th, his worst major finish of                        not apply to Tiger Woods.       and British Open.                not already broken the re-
       that season.                                                                                                              In some respects, the          “We get four chances to        cord once held by Bobby
                                                                                                                              PGA Championship is             peak per year, and unfortu-      Jones.
                                                                                                6                             more like a fresh start.        nately, I was only able to try      But the trauma in Woods’
                                  17                                                       7                                     This is the seventh time     and peak for one,” Woods         life — physical and emo-
                                                      18                                               5                      in his 15 years on tour that    said. “Obviously, my time-       tional — makes him an old
                   16                                        10
                                                                          9                8                                  Woods has come to the last      table isn’t very long to try     35.
                                                                          1                                                   major of the year without       and peak for the last one           It’s more than the four
                        15
                                       11
                                                                                                                              having made any progress        here.”                           surgeries on his left knee
                                                                                       4
                        14
                                                                   2                                                          toward the record that            Yes, it’s his last shot of     dating to his freshman year
                                                                              3
                                                                                                                              matters the most to him —       the year to try to win a ma-     at Stanford. Woods used to
                                                                                        Atlanta Athletic Club                 the 18 professional majors      jor.                             walk into the locker room
                                                                                           (Highlands Course)
                                                7,467 yards • par 70                           Johns Creek, Ga.               won by Jack Nicklaus.             Could this also be his last    or onto the practice range
                                                                                                                                 In three of those seasons,   shot at restoring belief that    fully aware that the other
                                   12           HOLE        1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9 OUT
                                                                                                                              he was changing his swing.      he still can reach or even       players were looking him
                             13                  PAR        4   4   4   3   5   4   3   4   4    35
                                                 YDS       454 512 475 219 565 425 184 467 426 3,727                          Last year, he was going         break the Nicklaus bench-        as golf’s best player, and
                                                                                                                              through a divorce.              mark? That he could get          the guy they would have
                                                HOLE        10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18           IN                              This year, he simply         back to No. 1 in the world?      to beat. Now they look at
                                                 PAR         4  4   5   4   4   3   4   3   4    35
                                                 YDS       442 457 551 372 468 260 476 207 507 3,740
                                                                                                                              hasn’t played.                  That his red shirt on Sun-       him the way everyone else
                                                                                                                                 Since closing with a 67 at   day could still mean some-       does, wondering what’s go-
       Television coverage                  (all times CT)                                                                    the Masters, briefly shar-       thing?                           ing on inside his head, curi-
       First/second rounds Third round                                        Final round                                     ing the lead on Sunday un-        Some of these could get        ous what kind of scores he
       Aug. 11-12, 1 p.m. to Aug. 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TNT                  Aug. 14, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., TNT                 til his game stalled and he     answered when the 93rd           might post.
       7 p.m., TNT Sports    Sports; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., CBS Sports             Sports; 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., CBS Sports            tied for fourth, Woods went     PGA Championship gets               The swagger is gone be-
                                                                                                                              four months without play-       under way Thursday at At-        cause Woods hasn’t won a
      SOURCE: PGA Championship                                                                                    AP          ing a full round because        lanta Athletic Club.             tournament in 20 months.



OPEN: Wind a factor in first round performance on the green                                                                                 West Kentucky Open tee times
      CONTINUED FROM 1B                        sional players are required to          Jason Goodyke
                                               do, he wears pants instead of              80: Bo Brien, Jordan Bucher, Tony       These are Sunday’s final-round tee times     lin. 8:57 - Eric Williamson, Jimmy Clapp,
Bardwell. Defending cham-                      shorts.                                 Robinson                                 at the Texas Roadhouse West Kentucky           Judson Brewer, Chad Behbehani.
pion Rick Cochran shot a 74.                      “I’ve worn shorts twice since           81: Bill Brand, Marty Clift, Rob      Open at Drake Creek Golf Club in Ledbetter        9:06 a.m. - Jeremy Lewis, Brad Law-
   In the amateur division,                    I was 17,” he said, “and I had          Coffee, Taylor Strickland                (*-professsional):                             son, Marty Cliff, Bill Brand. 9:15 - Taylor
Odenthal holds a one-shot                      terrible rounds.”                          82: Brad Lawson, Jeremy Lewis                                                        Strickland, Jordan Bucher, Tony Robinson,
edge on David Whaley of May-                      Burnett, who is working                 83: Chad Behbehani, Jimmy                7 a.m. - Josh Noles, T.J. Davison. 7:09 -   Rob Coffee. 9:24 - Jackie Dowdy, Jason
field and a two-shot lead on                    at Drake Creek this summer              Clapp                                    Larry Lancaster, Joey Schmidt. 7:18 - Rod-     Goodyke, Rex Powell, Mo Banks. 9:42 - Jer-
Burnett, a Reidland graduate                   before returning to school,                84: Judson Brewer, Jackson Du-        ney Terry, Brad Turner, Darvin Towery. 7:27    emy Grantham, Bo Brien, Brock Simmons,
who plays at Lindsey-Wilson                    called his effort “the best tour-       rard, William Franklin, John Smith,      - Terry Price, Walter Payne, Matt Hibbs.       Austin Smith. 9:51 - Blaze Ellis, Graham
College. Zach Bell of Union                    nament round I’ve played this           Eric Williamson                          7:36 - Pod Griggs, Daniel Miller, Aaron        Crouch, Lanny Lancaster, Chad Woeltz.
City, Tenn., will join them in                 year. I’ve changed my swing                85: Cameron Miller, Zach Mills,       Owen. 7:54 - Larry Apple, Chris Bass, Tim         10 a.m. - Eli Towery, Austin Woodward,
the amateur leader group.                      path completely this summer,            Chuck Wiggins, Micah Wilson              Thompson.                                      Jason Lancaster, Wayne Rankhorn. 10:09
   Given Odenthal’s history,                   and I think I’m starting to get            86: Chris Martin, Lynn McCain,           8:03 a.m. - Kenny Colbert, *Jessie          - Chris Griffin, David Morris, Eddie Treva-
how Sunday’s final round                        it. Judging the wind was big            Rob Proctor                              Melton, Jay Roth. 8:12 - Rob Proctor, James    than, Tommy Fike. 10:18 - *Cody Martin,
plays out is anyone’s guess.                   because it was tough to have               87: James Boone, Blake Graham,        Boone, Blake Graham. 8:21 - Marty Offutt,      *Rick Cochran, *Adam McDonald, *Mitchell
   “I’ve played in a leader group              to figure out how it was play-           Marty Offutt                             Chris Martin, John Smith, Cameron Miller.      Moore. 10:36 - Michael Odenthal, David
once, when I was 17 years old                  ing.”                                      88: Kenny Colbert, Lucian Rogers,     8:30 - Chuck Wiggins, Micah Wilson, Lucian     Whaley, Ryne Burnett, Zach Bell. 10:45
and in a tournament in Bowl-                                        —                  Jay Roth                                 Rogers, Zach Mills. 8:48 - Butch Parkins,      - *Nick Newcomb, *Lucas Cromeenes,
ing Green,” Odenthal said. “I                     These are Saturday’s first               90: Larry Apple, Chris Bass, Tim      Jackie Durard, Lynn McCain, William Frank-     *Hunter Ford, *Cameron Carrico.
shot an 83, so that one didn’t                 round scores of the Texas               Thompson
end very well.”                                Roadhouse West Kentucky                    91: Pod Griggs, Daniel Miller,
   Odenthal, 21, grew up in                    Open at Drake Creek Golf Club           Aaron Owen, Walter Payne                 VOLLEYBALL: Christian County early favorite in Second Region
Alaska but moved to Rockfield,                  in Ledbetter:                              93: Matt Hibbs
a small town outside of Bowl-                                  Amateurs                   94: Darvin Towery                           CONTINUED FROM 1B        Plex.                           a factor, desire will not
ing Green, in time to attend                      69: Michael Odenfield                   97: Terry Price, Joey Schmidt,                                         In the Second Region,         be.
college at Western Kentucky.                      70: David Whaley                     Rodney Terry, Brad Turner                the team that every-           while Christian County            “These kids are so hun-
However, he doesn’t play on                       71: Ryne Burnett                        99: Larry Lancaster                   body wants to beat. Ev-        appears to be an early          gry and so fired up and
the golf team.                                    72: Zach Bell                           104: Josh Noles                       erybody gets tired of          favorite, no one needs          eager to play, that that’s
   “The old coach wouldn’t let                    73: Chris Griffin, David Morris         132: T.J. Davison                     somebody winning. I’m          to count out Caldwell           going to help them,” Ti-
me try out, then I was going                      74: Tommy Fike, Jason Lancaster,                        Pros                  sure Graves and Ballard,       County, last year’s All A       gers coach Sue Stone
to have one for the new coach                  Wayne Rankhorn, Eli Towery, Austin         69: Nick Newcomb                      that’s a big focus of their    Classic state champion          said. “They are going to
in February and it was snowed                  Woodward                                   71: Lucas Cromeenes                   season is beating us.”         and defending regional          play with a lot of heart
out,” Odenthal said. “I never                     75: Blaze Ellis                         72: Hunter Ford                         Defending champion           champion. The Tigers,           and determination.
had that happen to me, even in                    76: Graham Crouch, Lanny Lan-           73: Cameron Carrico, Cody             CCA, Ballard Memorial,         who only lost one set to          “The seniors have to-
Alaska.”                                       caster, Chad Woeltz                     Martin                                   Murray and CFS all will        a Second Region team            tally embraced the se-
   He also has quite a different                  77: Brock Simmons, Austin Smith         74: Rick Cochran                      be participating as top        last year, lost seven of        nior leadership role.
look and style than the typical                   78: Jeremy Grantham, Butch Par-         75: Adam McDonald                     teams in the All A Re-         their top players from          They’re setting the tone
golfer, sporting long hair and a               kins, Rex Powell                           76: Mitchell Moore                    gional tournament Aug.         last season, but while          for the team, and I’m
long goatee. And, like profes-                    79: Mo Banks, Jackie Dowdy,             95: Jessie Melton                     20 at the Paducah Sports-      inexperience could be           very proud of them.”




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2011 team-by-team high school volleyball outlooks
   FIRST DISTRICT                                       SECOND DISTRICT                                                                                                                                 from last year’s regional runner-up team,        Fellowship.
   Carlisle County                                      Lone Oak                                                                                                                                        but return three offensive-minded seniors           OCTOBER — 4: at Murray, 6: Paducah
   Coach: Amber Cates                                   Coach: Tim Whitis                                                                                                                               led by Claywell, a state champion high           Tilghman.
   2010 record:1-22                                     2010 record: 31-13, district champs,                                                                                                            jumper. Murray is struggling to fill the set-        
   Players to watch: Cheyenne Riley (Fr.),           region champs                                                                                                                                      ter position early, and while passing im-           FIFTH DISTRICT
Morgan Ginn (Jr.), Katie Handley (Sr.),                 Players to watch: Sam Lawson, (Jr.), Jes-                                                                                                       proves, Boggess hopes play at the net can           Crittenden County
Chaney Brown (Jr.), Starla Hicks (So.),              sie Lawson (Jr.), Rachel Englert (Sr.), Han-                                                                                                       push past any early season weaknesses               Coach: Larry Duvall
Lyndsey Kendall (Fr.), Cassidy Canler                nah Parker (Fr.), Jasmine Bennett (Fr.),                                                                                                           as the Tigers hope to challenge in the dis-         2010 record: 12-10
(7th), Callie DeWeese (7th), Cailyn Bass             Courtney Brantley (So.), Michel Clapp                                                                                                              trict in the region.                                Players to watch: Shannah Williams
(7th), Addie Bowman (8th)                            (Sr.)                                                                                                                                                 Schedule                                      (Sr.), Taylor Keister (Sr.), Stacey Harrell
   Outlook: The Comets will be a very                   Outlook: The Flash this year will be                                                                                                               AUGUST — 11: at Graves County, 16: at         (Jr.), Brittany Buell (So.), Kaylee Gibson
young team, playing with only one senior,            largely supported by last season’s tal-                                                                                                            Fulton City, 16: at Mayfield, 18: Hickman        (Jr.), Erin McDonald (So.), Alyssa Leet
though most of the youngsters have a                 ented junior varsity and freshman team                                                                                                             County, 25: at Calloway County, 30: at           (Jr.), Haylee Young (So.), Ashley Collyer
year’s worth of experience already. First-           members. Lawson returns as libero and is                                                                                                           Hickman County.                                  (So.), Megan Wheeler (Jr.)
year coach Cates said the team has 6-8               bolstered by an athletic group of young-                                                                                                              SEPTEMBER — 1: Marshall County, 13:              Outlook: Duvall feels good about a
players who are consistent in all facets             sters that plan keeping the program at a                                                                                                           at Christian Fellowship, 15: Graves County,      group of 10 players that adds plenty
of the game as the team works on being               high level.                                                                                                                                        19: at Marshall County, 22: Christian Fel-       of depth to the squad. Even though the
more aggressive.                                        Schedule                                                                                                                                        lowship, 27: at Ballard Memorial, 29: at         Rockets will be without some height, Du-
   Schedule                                             AUGUST — 11: at Community Chris-                                                                                                                Caldwell County.                                 vall likes their attacking and blocking abil-
   AUGUST — 9: at Calloway County, 11:               tian, 19: at Bluegrass Invitational, 20:                                                                                                              OCTOBER — 4: Calloway County, 6: Ful-         ity as Crittenden looks to challenge for the
Mayfield, 15: at Hickman County, 23:                 Reidland, 23: at Marshall County, 25: at                                                                                                           ton County.                                      district title.
at Reidland, 25: Fulton City, 29: Graves             Paducah Tilghman.                                                                                                                                                                                      Schedule
County.                                                 SEPTEMBER — 8: at Heath, 13: Mar-                                                                                                                  Marshall County                                  AUGUST — 9: at McLean County, 11:
   SEPTEMBER — 5: Heath, 8: at Fulton                shall County, 15: at Reidland, 19: Heath,                                                                                                             Coach: Shannon Gipson                         Livingston Central, 12: Webster County,
City, 12: at Fulton County, 20: Hickman              27: Community Christian, 29: Paducah                                                                                                                  2010 record: 18-17, district champs           16: at Trigg County, 23: McLean County,
County, 22: Fulton County, 29: at Heath.             Tilghman.                                                                                                                                             Players to watch: Madison Grammer             25: Caldwell County, 30: at Union County.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        (Jr.), Savannah Adrian (Jr.), Markea McK-           SEPTEMBER — 6: Hopkins Central, 8:
   Hickman County                                       Paducah Tilghman                                                                                                                                endree (Jr.), Rachael Reed (Jr.)                 Trigg County, 9: University Heights, 13: at
   Coach: Keith Lacewell                                Coach: Jessie Lopez                                                                                                                                Outlook: The Marshals lost six starters       Webster County, 27: at Livingston Central,
   2010 record: 12-10, district champs                  2010 record: 22-13                                                                                                                              from last year, but the youth that is return-    29: Union County.
   Players to watch: Allison Burpo (Sr.), Ke-           Players to watch: Alexis Taylor (Sr), Ali                                                                                                       ing has plenty of experience both in junior         OCTOBER — 4: at University Heights, 6:
nady Yarbro (Jr.), Morgan Davis (Jr.), Taylor        Taylor (Sr), Megan Cantwell (Jr), Maddie                                                                                                           varsity and in the club ranks. Coach Gip-        at Muhlenberg County.
Sanderson (So.), Courtney Collier (Fr.),             Morris (Jr), Meredith Morris (Jr), Taylor                                                                                                          son said passing should be a key even as             
Kaylee Webb (Fr.), Kelsey Grubbs (Sr.)               Guthrie (Jr), Caylan Torbett (So).                                                                                                                 the young Marshals work to master chem-             Livingston Central
   Outlook: Hickman County returns some                 Outlook: The Tornado have an experi-                                                                                                            istry and communication.                            Coach: Melissa Dean
solid upperclassmen, especially in versa-            enced group back with a good combina-                                                                                                                 Schedule                                         2010 record: 16-15, district champs
tile outside hitter Yarbro, and will soon see        tion of frontline hitters and defense. The                                                                                                            AUGUST — 9: Caldwell County, 12-3: at            Outlook: Information was not provided
the benefit from a recently-started middle           Taylors and Cantwell provide strong scor-                                                                                                          Apollo Invitational, 16: Calloway County,           Schedule
school program. Coach Lacewell has seen              ing punch while Maddie Morris runs the                                                                                                 Sun files   18: at Ballard Memorial, 23: Lone Oak,              AUGUST — 11: at Crittenden County, 15:
serving improve, but hopes communica-                show at setter. Meredith Morris lead a         Ali Taylor (22) of Paducah Tilghman spikes the ball against Heath                                   26-7: at Toyota of Hopkinsville Western          Caldwell County, 16: Fort Campbell, 20: at
tion improves as a few underclassmen                 strong defense. Lopez hopes to strengthen                                                                                                          KY Smackdown, 30: Community Christian.           Union County, 23: at Fulton City, 27: at
work into the rotation. The Falcons are              the defense to go along with an already
                                                                                                    in 2009 and returns with sister Alexis to make a formidable front                                      SEPTEMBER — 1: at Murray, 13: Chris-          Toyota of Hopkinsville Western KY Smack-
trying to repeat as the district champions,          formidable offense.
                                                                                                    line for the Tornado this season.                                                                   tian County, 13: at Lone Oak, 19: Murray,        down, 30: at Webster County.
especially as the winner hosts the First                Schedule                                                                                                                                        20: at Christian Fellowship, 22: Ballard            SEPTEMBER — 1: at Fort Campbell, 6:
Region tournament.                                      AUGUST — 9: Fulton City, 11: Reidland,         THIRD DISTRICT                                    2010 record: 25-15, district champs,           Memorial, 27: at Calloway County, 29:            Union County, 15: at Union County, 17: at
   Schedule                                          16: at Ballard Memorial, 18: Christian Fel-       Ballard Memorial                               First Region All A champs                         at Community Christian, 30: at Jefferson         Hopkins Central Lady Storm Invitational,
   AUGUST — 9: at Mayfield, 15: Carlisle             lowship, 25: Heath, 30: Massac County.            Coach: Adam Solomon                               Players to watch: JoAnna Browning (Sr.),       County Invitational.                             19: Fulton City, 20: at Trigg County, 22:
County, 18: at Murray, 20: All A Classic,               SEPTEMBER — 12: Graves County, 13:             2010 record: 26-11                             Erin McMullen (Sr.), Tori Holmes (Sr.),              OCTOBER — 1: at Jefferson County In-          Calloway County, 27: Crittenden County,
22: Heath, 23: at Fulton County, 30: Mur-            at Reidland, 19: Community Christian, 20:         Players to watch: Cydnie Wiggins (Jr.),        Camile Eligio (Jr.), Audrey Peyton (So.), Alli    vitational, 4: Christian Fellowship, 6: at       27: Webster County, 29: Madisonville-
ray.                                                 at Caldwell County, 22: at Heath, 29: at       Elizabeth Goodin (Fr.), Jade Tilford (Fr.),       Clinard (Fr.), Kandace Eligio (8th)               Caldwell County.                                 North Hopkins.
   SEPTEMBER — 1: at Heath, 6: Fulton                Lone Oak.                                      McKenzie Parsons (Jr.), Tori Burtram (Sr.),          Outlook: The Warriors didn’t lose anyone                                                           OCTOBER — 3: Trigg County
County, 8: Mayfield, 12: at Fulton City,                OCTOBER — 6: at Calloway County.            Taylor Foster (So.), Shelby Simmons (So.)         to graduation, but some of their height in           Christian Fellowship                              
17: at Heath Invitational, 20: at Carlisle                                                             Outlook: The Bombers will have some            McKenzie Parsons left when she trans-                Coach: Suzie Burnett                             Trigg County
County, 22: at Graves County, 23: at Quad               Heath                                       growing up to do to replace five seniors,         ferred to Ballard Memorial. CCA will have            2010 record: 12-13                               Coach: Scott Hill
States Tournament, 26: Fulton City.                     Coach: Jessica Castleman                    but still have a solid team working through       to focus on being consistent and being               Players to watch: Kathryn Beale (So.),           2010 record: 7-16
                                                        2010 record: 12-21                          the pains of varsity inexperience. The pro-       good defensively and at passing, while            Jordan Beale (Sr.), Megan Wagner (Sr.),             Outlook: Information was not provided
   Fulton City                                          Players to watch: Karli O’Donley (Sr.),     gram has gotten better every year, and            making up for some inconsistent offense.          Rachel Waller (Sr.), Macall Key (So.).              Schedule:
   Coach: Chad Malray                                Danielle Chapman (Sr.), Megan Redfield         Solomon believes the Bombers’ offense,            Coach McMullen feels the Warriors should             Outlook: With five starters back, Bur-           AUGUST — 8: University Heights, 9: at
   2010 record: 8-17                                 (Sr.), Bailey Davis (Sr.), Katelin Burchett    which includes some height in the ranks,          again be competitive with their returning         nett feels her group will be competitive in      Webster County, 11: Caldwell County, 15:
   Players to watch: Mary Kathryn Miller             (So.), Skyler Lee (So.), Christina Petersen    can be as potent as anyone’s if they can          experience.                                       a tough district. The team may lack size,        Russellville, 16: Crittenden County, 18:
(So.), Melissa Mora (Jr.), Rebecca White-            (Jr.), Whitney Vaughn (Jr.), Reagan Webb       improve their passing skills.                        Schedule                                       but a hard-working, well-rounded group           Webster County, 22: Madisonville-North
sell (Jr.), Ionee Patel (Sr.), Ambraya Pryor         (So.)                                             Schedule                                          AUGUST — 8: at Calloway County, 11:            may make up for that. The sixth spot in          Hopkins, 29: Hopkinsville.
(Sr.), Hannah Grooms (So.), Jett Yates                  Outlook: The Pirates lost four seniors         AUGUST — 9: at Reidland, 15: at May-           Lone Oak, 12: Graves County, 16: at               the lineup will be filled by several differ-        SEPTEMBER — 1: at Todd Central, 8:
(Sr.), Ashley McClanahan (So.)                       from last year, but have four seniors re-      field, 16: Paducah Tilghman, 18: Marshall         Christian Fellowship, 18: at Heath, 23:           ent players.                                     at Crittenden County, 12: Todd Central,
   Outlook: The Bulldogs have a solid                turning and have added to their pool of        County, 20: All A Classic, 23: at Commu-          Ballard Memorial, 26: Christian Fellow-              Schedule                                      13: Calloway County, 15: at Russellville,
group of motivated returners with plenty             experience with a solid trip to camp. Davis    nity Christian, 25: at Graves County, 30:         ship, 29: at Mayfield, 30: at Marshall               AUGUST — 12-13: at Apollo Invitational,       20: Livingston Central, 22: at University
of experience, and have some height with             will change from a setter to a hitter as the   Christian Fellowship.                             County.                                           16: Community Christian, 18: at Paducah          Heights, 26: at Hopkins Central, 27: at
Mora (5-11) and Miller (6-2) up front.               Pirates go to a two-setter offense. Castle-       SEPTEMBER — 1: at Calloway County,                SEPTEMBER — 6: Calloway County, 8: at          Tilghman, 20: All A Classic, 23: Graves          Fort Campbell.
Coach Malray has noticed that serving                man expects the Pirates to be competitive      6: Mayfield, 8: at Livingston Central, 13:        Graves County, 13: at Ballard Memorial,           County, 26: at Community Christian, 30:             OCTOBER — 3: at Livingston Central, 4:
has become more consistent, though the               within the district.                           Community Christian, 15: at Fulton City,          19: at Paducah Tilghman, 20: Mayfield,            Ballard Memorial.                                Fort Campbell, 6: at Hopkinsville.
team will need to continue to work on                   Schedule                                    17: at Heath Invitational, 22: at Marshall        22: at Lone Oak, 29: Marshall County                 SEPTEMBER — 1: at Graves County, 3:               
passing to make a legitimate run at the                 AUGUST — 11: at Fulton County, 16: at       County, 27: Murray, 29: at Graves County.            OCTOBER — 6: Heath.                            at Portland Christian, 8: Calloway County,          SEVENTH DISTRICT
district title.                                      Graves County, 18: Community Christian,           OCTOBER — 4: at Heath, 6: Christian                                                              9: Beth Haven, 13: Murray, 20: Marshall             Caldwell County
   Schedule                                          20: All A Classic, 22: at Hickman County,      Fellowship.                                          Mayfield                                       County, 22: at Murray, 23: at Quad States           Coach: Sue Stone
   AUGUST — 9: at Paducah Tilghman, 16:              23: Calloway County, 25: at Paducah Til-                                                            Coach: Mitzi Guhy                              Tournament, 29: at Calloway County.                 2010 record: 34-4, district champs, re-
Murray, 18: Mayfield, 20: All A Classic, 22:         ghman                                             Graves County                                     2010 record: 2-16                                 OCTOBER — 4; at Marshall County, 6: at        gion champs, All A State champs
at Reidland, 23: Livingston Central, 25: at             SEPTEMBER — 1: Hickman County, 5:              Coach: Lee Watson                                 Players to watch: Vanessa Baffa (Sr.),         Ballard Memorial                                    Players to watch: Jessie Stone (Jr.), Erin
Carlisle County, 29: Calloway County, 30:            at Carlisle County, 6: at Reidland, 8: Lone       2010 record: 16-19                             April Hawkins (Sr.), Samantha Looper                                                               Harper (Sr.), Cassie Yates (Sr.), Shelby
Fulton County.                                       Oak, 13: at Mayfield, 17: Heath Invita-           Players to watch: Kennedy Rogers (Sr.),        (So.), Erica Wood (Sr.)                              Calloway County                               Meredith (Sr.), Katherine Cannon (Jr.),
   SEPTEMBER — 8: Carlisle County, 12:               tional, 19: at Lone Oak, 22: Paducah Til-      Lauren Alexander (Sr.), Courtni Cruse (Sr.),         Outlook: The Cardinals lost six seniors,          Coach: Samantha Hobbs                         Carlyn Williams (Sr.), Maggie Cartwright
Hickman County, 15: Ballard Memorial,                ghman, 24: at Elizabethtown Invitational,      Brittany Seay (Sr.), Kaitlin Nicely (So.), Tori   but return a host of underclassmen eager             2010 record: 8-21                             (Jr.), Summer Boyd (Jr.), Jordan Mumma
19: at Livingston Central, 20: at Fulton             26: Reidland, 27: Fulton City, 29: Carlisle    Wiggins (Fr.), Whitney Wiley (Jr.)                to learn and play. Outside hitters Baffa             Players to watch: Lexie Watson (Sr), Al-      (Jr.)
County, 22: Reidland, 23-4: at Quad                  County.                                           Outlook: Four seniors will anchor an           and Hawkins will anchor the team while            lison Rogers (Sr), Dera Hale (Sr), Kristen          Outlook: The Tigers hope to do less re-
States Tournament, 26: at Hickman Coun-                 OCTOBER — 4: Ballard Memorial, 6: at        Eagles team that returns some experi-             Looper will handle setting duties as May-         Dennis (Sr), Ashleigh Wolfe (Sr), Katlyn         building and more reloading with plenty
ty, 27: at Heath, 29: at Mayfield.                   Community Christian.                           ence to the court, including Rogers, a            field tries to work around the varsity expe-      Cook (Sr), Crystal Millard (Sr), Taylor Stall-   of upperclassmen stepping up to replace
   OCTOBER — 4: at Graves County.                                                                   96-percent server, and Alexander, a tal-          rience learning curve.                            ings (Sr).                                       seven seniors from last year’s successful
                                                        Reidland                                    ented hitter. Watson said the team has               Schedule                                          Outlook: Hobbs has a veteran group            season. Coach Stone is pleased with the
   Fulton County                                        Coach: Jennifer Adams                       good chemistry as the Eagles work on                 AUGUST — 9: Hickman County, 11: at             back losing just one starter, and expects        leadership from her seniors, but Caldwell
   Coach: Mathew Dillon                                 2010 record: 14-18                          ball control and creating depth by the            Carlisle County, 15: Ballard Memorial,            her team to contend for a district title         will have to fight through a lack of height
   2010 record: 3-10                                    Players to watch: Tia Kline (Sr.), Brooke   end of the season.                                16: Murray, 18: at Fulton City, 23: Carlisle      this season. Watson and Rogers are four-         and a few early season injuries.
   Players to watch: Casey Dowty (Sr.),              Meadows (Jr.)                                     Schedule                                       County, 25: at Fulton County, 29: Commu-          year starters at outside hitters and the            Schedule
Carlee Stafford (So.), Sarah Copeland                   Outlook: Reidland gains a new head             AUGUST — 11: Murray, 12: at Commu-             nity Christian, 30: Graves County                 solid spots in the offense. The team has            AUGUST — 9: at Marshall County, 11: at
(So.), Jessica Mathews (So.), Sarah Brad-            coach in Adams, who played volleyball          nity Christian, 16: Heath, 19-20: at Blue-           SEPTEMBER — 6: at Ballard Memo-                focused on strenghening its defense, a           Trigg County, 12-3: at Apollo Invitational,
ley (Jr.), Quiana Mayes (Sr.)                        in college and coached for five years at       grass Invitational, 23: at Christian Fellow-      rial, 8: at Hickman County, 12: Calloway          problem spot in the past, said Hobbs.            15: vs. Livingston Central at All A Classic,
   Outlook: The Pilots return a core group           Christian County. Adams is impressed with      ship, 25: Ballard Memorial, 29: at Carlisle       County, 13: Heath, 15: Fulton County, 19:            Schedule                                      18: at Madisonville-North Hopkins, 23:
that has played together for several years           the work ethic and attitude surrounding        County, 30: at Mayfield.                          at Reidland, 20: at Community Christian,             AUGUST — 8: Community Christian, 9:           Hopkins Central, 25: at Crittenden County,
and hope to capitalize on some of that               the Greyhounds, which will implement a            SEPTEMBER — 1: Christian Fellowship,           26: at Graves County, 27: Reidland, 29:           Carlisle County, 12-3: at Apollo Invitation-     30: Madisonville-North Hopkins.
experience to be more competitive within             new 6-2 offense this season. Kline and         8: Community Christian, 12: at Paducah            Fulton City.                                      al, 16: at Marshall County, 23: at Heath,           SEPTEMBER — 1: at Hopkins Central,
the district. Coach Dillon has seen good             Meadows will stand as leaders on a team        Tilghman, 15: at Murray, 17: at Heath                                                               25: Murray, 26-7: at Toyota of Hopkinsville      8: at Fort Campbell, 15: Hopkinsville, 20:
leadership out of the seniors and has high           that will include sophomores and fresh-        Invitational, 20: at Calloway County, 22:            FOURTH DISTRICT                                Western KY Smackdown, 29: at Fulton              Paducah Tilghman, 23-4: at Quad States
expectations for the group.                          man as core pieces.                            Hickman County, 23-24: at Quad States                Murray                                         City, 30: Reidland                               Tournament, 27: Christian County, 29:
   Schedule                                             Schedule                                    Tournament, 26: Mayfield, 29: Ballard                Coach: Clare Boggess                              SEPTEMBER — 1: Ballard Memorial, 6:           Murray.
   AUGUST —  11: Heath, 16: at Reidland,                AUGUST — 9: Ballard Memorial, 11: at        Memorial.                                            2010 record: 19-16, region runner up           at Community Christian, 8: at Christian             OCTOBER — 4: Henderson County, 6: at
20: All A Classic, 23: Hickman County, 25:           Paducah Tilghman, 16: Fulton County, 20:          OCTOBER — 4: Fulton City.                         Players to watch: Catherine Claywell           Fellowship, 12: at Mayfield, 13: at Trigg        Apollo, 8: Marshall County.
Mayfield, 30: at Fulton City.                        at Lone Oak, 22: Fulton City, 30: at Cal-                                                        (Sr.), Chelsea Hill (Sr.), Shelby Crouch          County, 20: Graves County, 22: at Livings-
   SEPTEMBER — 6: at Hickman County, 8:              loway County.                                     Community Christian                            (Sr.)                                             ton Central, 23-4: at Quad States Tourna-                               Compiled by
Reidland, 12: Carlisle County, 15: at May-              SEPTEMBER — 6: Heath, 8: at Fulton             Coach: Rhet McMullen                              Outlook: The Tigers lost a few key pieces      ment, 27: Marshall County, 29: Christian                           Dusty Luthy Shull
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OSU, Michigan no favorites in new Big Ten                                                                                                                                                                             Roundtree. Returning starters: 9 offense, 9        next week.
           BY RALPH D. RUSSO                     coach Luke Fickell to over-                                                                                                                                          defense.                                              OHIO STATE— Key players: DT John
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Notes: Hoke brings a prostyle offense           Simon, OT Mike Adams, WR DeVier Posey.
              Associated Press                   come.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      back to The Big House. Robinson excelled           Returning starters: 6 offense, 4 defense.
   CHICAGO — The first Big Ten                       Of course football players                                                                                                                                        in the spread, averaging 328 total yards per          Notes: Who plays quarterback? With Pryor
football championship game                       never miss a chance to turn                                                                                                                                          game, but Hoke is confident he’ll be just as       gone, it opens the possibility that freshman
will be played in December at                    adversity into motivation.                                                                                                                                           good spending less time in the shotgun. ...        Braxton Miller could grab the job. Senior Joe
the home of the Indianapolis                        “It is different than the past                                                                                                                                    New defensive coordinator Greg Mattison is         Bauserman might be the front-runner to start
Colts.                                           three years,” senior center                                                                                                                                          switching to a 4-3 scheme.                         ... Posey, Adams, Herron and DE Solomon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         NORTHWESTERN— Key players: QB                   Thomas will miss first five games. Of those
   If neither Ohio State nor                     Mike Brewster said. “But I                                                                                                                                           Dan Persa, SS Brian Peters, Jeremy Ebert.          five, a trip to Miami and the Big Ten opener
Michigan is playing at Lucas                     think we’re kind of embracing                                                                                                                                        Returning starters: 9 offense, 7 defense.          vs. Michigan State could be problematic.
Oil Stadium that day, no one                     the challenge. Let’s prove peo-                                                                                                                                         Notes: The school is pumping up Persa,             PENN STATE— Key players: LB Mike
will be particularly surprised.                  ple wrong. People are count-                                                                                                                                         one of the most overlooked players in the          Mauti, DE Jack Crawford, WR Derek Moye.
The teams that have com-                         ing us out, but we’re more                                                                                                                                           country last season, as a Heisman con-             Returning starters: 7 offense, 7 defense.
bined to win 77 Big Ten titles                   alive than ever now.”                                                                                                                                                tender in 2011. The campaign slogan is                Notes: QB controversy in Happy Valley? Joe
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PersaStrong and the school has been send-          Paterno, entering his 46th season as Nittany
aren’t even favored to win                          Up the road in Ann Arbor,                                                                                                                                         ing media members a set of purple 7-pound          Lions coach, hopes not. Rob Bolden started
their divisions.                                 Mich., things haven’t been too                                                                                                                                       dumbells in the mail.                              as a freshman last year. Matt McGloin ended
   Things really have changed                    rosey lately, either.                                                                                                                                                   IOWA— Key players: WR Marvin McNutt;            the season as the starter. One of them has to
in the Big Ten, haven’t they?                       Three years under Rich Ro-                                                                                                                                        CB Shaun Prater; T Reily Reiff. Returning          emerge for Penn State to succeed.
   In Columbus, Ohio, the                        driguez produced one winning                                                                                                                                         starters: 5 offense, 5 defense.                       ILLINOIS— Key players: QB Nathan
Buckeyes are coming off a                        season and one case of major                                                                                                                                            Notes: QB James Vandenberg replaces             Scheelhaase, CB Tavon Wilson, WR A.J. Jen-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the departed Ricky Stanzi. Vanderberg was          kins. Returning starters: 7 offense, 6 defense.
sixth straight season in which                   NCAA violations. Rodriguez                                                                                                                                           thrown into big games as a freshman in ‘09            Notes: The schedule shapes up nicely for
they at least tied for first in the               was let go after last season and                                                                                                                                     and had some memorable moments. ...                coach Ron Zook’s team with road trips to
Big Ten. But a stormy offsea-                    the Wolverines turned to for-                                                                                                                                        Sophomore C.J. Fiedorowicz could be Iowa’s         Indiana, Purdue, Penn State and Minnesota
son cost them coach Jim Tres-                    mer Michigan assistant Brady                                                                                                                                         next All-American tight end.                       and the rest of the Illini’s games at home.
sel and quarterback Terrelle                     Hoke to turn things around.                                                                                                                                             MINNESOTA— Key players: QB Mar-                 ... Can RB Jason Ford become Illinois’ next
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Queis Gray; LB Gary Tinsley; WR Da’Jon McK-        star runner.
Pryor and could lead to NCAA                        Hoke inherited a team full of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      night. Returning starters: 6 offense, 8 defense.      PURDUE— Key players: DL Kawann
sanctions.                                       players who have taken their                                                                                                                      Associated Press
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Notes: What has Minnesota fans excited is       Short, DT Bruce Gaston, RB Ralph Bolden.
   Further complicating Ohio                     lumps playing major roles be-                        Coach Jim Tressel (left) and Rose Bowl MVP Terrelle Pryor cel-
                                                                                                      ebrated a victory over Oregon in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 1, 2010,                                             Gray being installed as the starting quarter-      Returning starters: 6 offense, 9 defense.
State’s season is the suspen-                    fore they were probably ready,                                                                                                                                       back by new coach Jerry Kill. He was a huge           Notes: QB Robert Marve returns for a knee
                                                                                                      and expected to be back leading Ohio State again this year. But
sion of four key players, in-                    especially on defense. Now the                       both are gone after a violating NCAA rules.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      quarterback recruit out of high school, but        injury, along with Rob Henry, who filled in for
cluding running back Daniel                      Wolverines might be ready to                                                                                                                                         has mostly played receiver.                        Marve. Coach Danny Hope says he might
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LEADERS                                         play both. ... Bolden also returns from a knee
Herron and receiver DeVier                       quickly improve.                                       Notes: Cousins, a fifth-year senior going                    Returning starters: 6 offense; 7 defense.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         WISCONSIN— Key players: QB Rus-                 injury.
Posey, for the first five games                       “We’re eliminating the                            onto his third season as starter, holds the                        Notes: Martinez started his freshman sea-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      sell Wilson, RB LB Chris Borland, RB James            INDIANA— Key players: WR Demarlo
                                                                                                      school record for career completion percent-                   son looking like a Heisman Trophy candidate,
of the season for their in-                      mistakes,” defensive tackle                          age at 64 percent. But even he ackowledges                     but injuries slowed him and defenses started     White. Returning starters: 6 offense, 6 de-        Belcher; RB Darius Willis; DE Darius John-
volvement in the tattoo-for-                     Mike Martin said. “There’s                           the Spartans must run well to win ... Baker                    to adjust. ... Over the past two seasons, Ne-    fense.                                             son. Returning starters: 9 offense, 6 defense.
memorablia scandal that led                      no more excuses for those                            ran for 1,201 yards and scored 13 TDs,                         braska has allowed the fourth fewest points         Notes: Coach Bret Bielema called Wilson,           Notes: Former Oklahoma offensive coordi-
to Tressel and Pryor’s depar-                    guys.”                                               but he should get plenty of help from fellow                   in the nation. ... The Huskers’ first Big Ten    the North Carolina State transfer, a “potential    nator Kevin Wilson takes over a program that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      starter” during Big Ten media day. In reality,     has floundered for years. The Hoosiers won’t
tures.                                              LEGENDS                                           sophomore Le’Veon Bell and junior Larry                        schedule is brutal. They DON’T play Indiana,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      he’s the type of player who could push the         be any good this year, but there is reason for
                                                                                                      Casper.                                                        Illinois and Purdue.
   The Buckeyes don’t lack tal-                     MICHIGAN STATE— Key players: QB
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Badgers into national title contention ... First   optimism: five-star quarterback recruit Gun-
                                                 Kirk Cousins, RB Edwin Baker; DL Jerel Wor-            NEBRASKA— Key players: QB Taylor                                 MICHIGAN— Key players: QB De-
ent, but so much uncertainty                     thy. Returning starters: 7 offense, 6 defense.       Martinez, DT Jared Crick; LB Lavonte David.                    nard Robinson; DT Mike Martin; WR Roy            true road game comes Oct. 22 at Michigan           ner Kiel from Columbus, Indiana, has com-
could be difficult for iterim                                                                                                                                                                                          State. Then Badgers play at Ohio State the         mitted to the Hoosiers.



HELMETS: ‘You try to buy the best equipment for your kids, but you have to work with the budget,’ Tilghman football coach says
             CONTINUED FROM 1B                   involved with head impacts,                             Tilghman coach Randy                                        Schutt brand helmets.                            ther every year or every two                       er is comfortable while wear-
                                                 which doctors are learning                           Wyatt, who had three concus-                                     “Any helmet any player can                     years. The Kentucky High                           ing a properly fitted, certified
say the total opposite of it.”                   can be a big factor in sustain-                      sions while playing college                                    use, but we always start out                     School Athletic Association                        helmet.
   Hatcher said he had no con-                   ing a concussion. The testing                        football, said the Tornado use                                 with seniors and juniors and                     mandates that helmets be re-                          “That’s kind of like whether
cussions while wearing the                       methods only used linear ac-                         the Riddell Revolution hel-                                    other starters,” Duncan said                     conditioned at least every two                     you want to drink Pepsi or
VSR4 helmet for five seasons                      celeration; less data is avail-                      mets. The program is rare in                                   about handing out helmets.                       years. Helmets are routinely                       Coke,” Hatcher simplified. “If
in college, despite it being one                 able relating rotational accel-                      the region that it offers two                                  “You get a guy on the sideline,                  removed from a program’s                           you talk to the Pepsi people,
of the worst-rated helmets.                      eration to concussion risk.                          helmets to each player for dif-                                he’s not going to use his hel-                   rotation if they do not pass in-                   they’re going to tell you their
   The creators of the study,                       Hatcher pointed out the                           ferent uniform color combi-                                    met as much as a guy in the                      spection.                                          product is the best. You talk
Stefan M. Duma and Steven                        study does not allow for the                         nations.                                                       game.”                                             Murray State has its hel-                        to the Coke people, they’re go-
Rowson, wanted to bring the                      impact of mouth guards, one                             “You try to buy the best                                      Coaches at Lone Oak, Til-                      mets reconditioned every                           ing to tell your their product’s
same type of publicly avail-                     of the most critical pieces of                       equipment for your kids, but                                   ghman, Murray and Graves                         year.                                              the best. When you deal with
able safety data that accom-                     equipment for preventing a                           you have to work with the                                      County said they get their                         The bottom line for coach-                       helmets, there’s a lot of vari-
panies automobiles to football                   concussion Hatcher and his                           budget,” Wyatt said.                                           helmets reconditioned ei-                        es, it seems, is whether a play-                   ables.”
helmets. Duma and his re-                        training staff believe. He said                         The study results listed
search staff created a formula,                  the Racers spent an hour                             each helmet’s price. The top-
the Summation of Tests for                       reviewing a concussion pre-                          rated Revolution Speed costs
the Analysis of Risk (STAR),                     vention video Tuesday night,                         $243.99 while the Xenith X1,
that related the on-field im-                     as well as going over proper                         a four-star helmet, was the
pact exposure to a series of 24                  techniques to avoid head in-                         most expensive at $299.99.
drop tests.                                      juries.                                              The Schutt Air Advantage is
   In addition to a star-system                     Last year, the NFL conduct-                       the cheapest helmet in the




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rating, helmets received a                       ed its own study on helmet                           study at $159.99.
STAR numeric value indicat-                      safety and concluded that all                           Graves County coach Lance
ing the number of concus-                        16 helmets it tested met na-                         Gregory buys about 10 hel-
sions that one player may ex-                    tional standards, but said the                       mets a year, and said they
perience while playing a full                    Riddell Revolution and Speed                         have about a dozen Revolu-
season with that given helmet.                   helmets, as well as the Schutt                       tion Speed helmets in the pro-
   The study has been peer re-                   DNA Pro were top perform-                            gram which are used most by
viewed and published in the                      ers.                                                 the skill players. He said more
Annals of Biomedical Engi-                          The National Operating                            than anything, a player is fit-
neering. The testing protocol                    Committee on Standards for                           ted with a helmet based on
was based on eight years of
research on the head impacts
sustained by football players.
   The study has its limita-
                                                 Athletic Equipment (NOC-
                                                 SAE) does not rate the hel-
                                                 mets it approves. It released a
                                                 statement in May responding
                                                                                                      comfort.
                                                                                                         “They would probably
                                                                                                      say the Speeds offer more
                                                                                                      protection, but I don’t think
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tions and its methods have                       to the Virginia Tech study cau-                      there is a significant amount
been questioned by helmet                        tioning “against over-reliance                       of difference,” Gregory said.
makers Xenith and Schutt. It                     on any individual data point,                        “But the Revolution is a good
makes clear that even while                      rating or measurement which                          helmet.”
wearing the best-rated hel-                      could lead to inaccurate con-                           The study results make
met, a head injury is still pos-                 clusions or even a false sense                       clear that there is no sig-
sible. The analysis is based on                  of security that one helmet                          nificant difference between a
data trends and probabilities,                   brand or model guarantees a                          four-star and a five-star hel-
therefore a specific person’s                     measurably higher of concus-                         met.
risk may vary; especially con-                   sion protection than another                            Murray coach Steve Dun-
sidering factors such as genet-
ic differences, health history
and other impact factors.
                                                 for a particular athlete.”
                                                    All helmets used in the
                                                 Virginia Tech study were ap-
                                                                                                      can said his program tries
                                                                                                      to buy 13 helmets a year and
                                                                                                      buys the Riddell Revolution
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   It also does not take into ac-                proved by NOCSAE stan-                               series helmets, though the
count rotational accelerations                   dards.                                               program still uses some older
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       Special to the Sun       than in most mixed units.        treat was both necessary         that Forrest had fully failed          troops had no chance of             bravery is on the tongues of
                                The down side was the fact       and imminent. Forrest,           to accomplish his mission              winning. Forrest’s report           all loyal men.”
   The Emancipation Proc-       that white Union officers         shocked almost into disbe-       in Paducah but his next                gives 2,600, which is be-             And Colonel Stephen
lamation issued by Presi-       who commanded the fort           lief upon learning that his      battle at Fort Pillow near             lievable.                           Hicks was quoted in the
dent Lincoln on Jan. 1,         believed the black artillery     troops had been repelled         Henning, Tenn., on April                  The Battle of Paducah            Philadelphia       Inquirer,
1863, did not free one sin-     soldiers would not stand         by blacks, sent Col. Ste-        12, 1864, ended in the most            didn’t make a “big bang”            March 29, 1864:
gle Kentucky-owned slave!       the test of battle. They         phen Hicks, Fort Ander-          tragic episode of Civil War            in Civil War history books.           “The negroes in the Fort
The only slaves freed were                          feared       son’s commanding officer,         history. After an unrelent-            Why? Because it was a cou-          (220 in all) fought with
those in states that had                            that they    a note. Hicks was informed       ing attack on Fort Pillow,             ple of skirmishes that left         great gallantry.”
seceded from the Union.                             would        that his troops were vastly      Forrest again gave his “im-            only a few casualties while           What happened to the
Kentucky remained in the                            run    at    outnumbered, and to avoid        mediate surrender” order               the big battles of Shiloh,          African-American artillery
Union and had its license                           the first     death and destruction, he        to the garrison troops in-             Gettysburg and Antietam             soldiers who survived the
renewed by Lincoln to con-                          sound of     must surrender immedi-           side the fort. When all                ended with several thou-            battle?
tinue in the business of                            gunfire.     ately.                           of the unarmed African-                sand casualties.                      A few received 40 acres
bondage.                                            Another         Hicks, a Union loyalist       American soldiers left the                The northern newspa-             and a mule and remained
   The ratification of the                           down-        and veteran of Shiloh, re-       fort more than 200 surren-             pers gave the Battle of             in rural areas of the state.
Thirteenth Amendment to                             side was     spectfully replied that his      dered black soldiers were              Paducah front page cover-           They kept their mouths
the Constitution on Dec. 6,                         that the     duty was to protect the fort     slaughtered, some shot in              age. Why? Because it was a          shut about their military
1865, legally put bondage       Forrest             b l a c k    and there would be no sur-       the back as they ran for               Union victory!                      service.
out of business.                                    soldiers     render. Upon Thompson            their lives. But again, For-              One fact is indisput-              Others left Paducah and
   Something       happened                         received     receiving Hicks “no sur-         rest failed to accomplish              able. “The black men who            headed for big cities be-
between 1863 and 1865           considerably less pay than       render” note, Thompson           his mission even though he             were able to progress from          cause of hostility and fear
that created a condition        white soldiers.                  realized that the “nuisance”     considered this slaughter              slaves to soldiers to freed         of reprisals.
allowing men in bondage            All went routinely well       had become a “problem.”          another battle victory.                men manned and fired the               Some found their way
a chance to “emancipate”        until a big, big problem         Outraged that the black            Surprisingly, Forrest’s              big cannons that repelled           west and joined up with
themselves and their fami-      arose. “The Devil” in per-       soldiers who fired the big        Paducah headquarters was               the troops under the com-           the famous “Buffalo Sol-
lies.                           son was on his way to            cannon balls repelled his        in the McCracken County                mand of General Nathan              diers,” the name given to
   In 1863, the Union was       Paducah on March 25,             attack, he decided to do         Courthouse. The historical             B. Forrest, one of the most         them by Indians. The Buf-
losing the war. Lincoln         1864. Gen. Nathan B. For-        it again. At least his anger     marker in front of the Kat-            celebrated      Confederate         falo Soldiers distinguished
desperately needed more         rest, a celebrated Confed-       didn’t cloud his judgment        terjohn Building on Broad-             Commanders who boasted              themselves in the Spanish-
troops and decided to of-       erate commander, was             on the second attack. To         way indicates that this was            of his invincibility.”              American War earning 14
fer slaves and their families   coming to Paducah with           protect themselves, this         his headquarters, but it was              Two        well-respected        Medals of Honor.
freedom for enlisting in the    about 2,500 mounted in-          time the Confederates hid        only his temporary stop for            newspapers contain state-             And the roar of the big
Union Army. The response        fantry troops. Forrest, a        behind nearby houses.            dismounting for a brief                ments that attest to the            cannons, many times loud-
was staggering! Around          proud egotistical man and        Cautiously and carefully,        rest. And upon the histori-            courage of the Paducah              er than a lions roar, roar-
180,000 slaves, including       former slave trader, was         they slowly moved through        cal marker, the casualty               soldiers:                           ing over and over and over
some free men, enlisted!        completely committed to          the alleys leading to the        statement reads:                          The New York Times,              until blood ran from busted
Again, Lincoln allowed an-      the Confederate cause.           fort. Rather than attack the       “CSA lost 300 men, with-             April 1, 1864, quoted a cor-        ear drums, left some deaf
other exemption for Ken-        Forrest had the reputation       fort directly, the approach      drew that night.”                      respondent of the Chicago           for life.
tucky. Lincoln was born         of fighting with such fury        was made in a “spread out”         Northern      newspapers             Tribune:                              And what happened to
in Hodgenville, Ky., and        and ferocity that he was         maneuver.                        played it up that Forrest’s               “It was the negro regu-          Forrest after the Civil War?
probably held Kentucky          given the nickname “That            Sharpshooters        posi-    estimated troop strength               lars that fought so well.
close in his heart, but his     Devil.” His official mission      tioned themselves on the         was between 6,000 and                  They handled the artillery         Please see BATTLE | Page 12B
official reason was the fact     was to raid Paducah, cut         rooftops and fired directly



                                                                                                  Rising
that Kentucky remained          off Union supply lines and       into the fort to cover the
in the Union. Kentucky re-      seize badly needed supplies      men making the approach.
cruitment was delayed un-       and horses. His unofficial        While trying to charge the
til 1864.                       mission was to take down         fort the moat surround-
   Around      2,000    area    Fort Anderson. The audac-        ing the fort proved diffi-
slaves found their way to       ity of the Union leadership      cult to hurdle. And cannon
Paducah’s downtown re-          to garrison the fort with        fire from the port holes in
cruiting station. Later,        over 200 black artillery         the gunboats manned by
more than 200 of these          men was a bit too much for       Union sailors accompanied
men were assigned to an
artillery unit for duty in a
                                the Confederates to bear.
                                   Paducah’s southern sym-
                                                                 by the rifle fire from the fort
                                                                 gave the garrison troops                   A Photographic Look Back at
fort where a hospital once      pathizers and “weak” op-         the edge. Once again, the
stood.
   Several military hospi-
                                position comforted and
                                deceived Forrest into be-
                                                                 black soldiers standing be-
                                                                 side their big guns started
                                                                                                            The Floods of 1937 and 2011
tals were established in        lieving that he could eas-       blasting away again. As the       • The Paducah Sun is announcing a photographic commemorative
Paducah to treat and tend       ily accomplish his mission.      big balls again filled the air,
Union wounded soldiers.         Although there were more         Thompson was killed in-             book to document the preparation, devastation and recovery of the
Paducah hospitals were          white troops at the fort,        stantly while sitting astride       2011 flood, as well as take a look back at the flood of 1937
filled with wounded war-         Forrest considered the           his horse along with many         • The book will be a compilation of photos submitted by our
riors who fought in one of      black troops a “nuisance”        of his troops.
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battles, the Battle of Shi-     He mistakenly underesti-         is speculation. Forrest           • There are two ways to submit photos:
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with total casualties over      willing to do battle with the    battle:
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We still love Lucy
                                                                                                                                                                                              Associated Press

                                                                                                                                                               ABC: Sorry about Nicki
                                                                                                                                                               Minaj wardrobe malfunction
                                                                                                                                                                  NEW YORK — ABC News is apologizing for a wardrobe malfunction
                                                                                                                                                               that gave singer Nicki Minaj more exposure than she bargained for.
                                                                                                                                                                  Minaj appeared Friday on the “Good Morning America” concert
                                                                                                                                                               series, wearing a loose-fitting halter top that she occasionally had
                                                                                                                                                               to adjust. As Minaj sang “Where Dem Girls At,” some slips made
                                                                                                                                                               one of her nipples fleetingly visible.
                                                                                                                                                                  Despite a five-second delay, the slips were seen during the East
                                                                                                                                                               Coast’s live telecast. ABC said they were edited out of Friday’s later
                                                                                                                                                               feeds to other parts of the country.
                                                                                                                                                                  ABC says in a statement: “We are sorry that this occurred.”

                                                                                                                                                                        Next year last for ‘Desperate Housewives’
                                                                                                                                                                  LOS ANGELES — The “Desperate Housewives” of Wisteria Lane
                                                                                                                                                               might want to get their affairs in order.
                                                                                                                                                                  According to a person familiar with ABC’s plans for the drama,
                                                                                                                                                               next season will be its last. The person spoke on condition of
                                                                                                                                                               anonymity because the network and producers hadn’t authorized
                                                                                                                                                               public comment.
                                                                                                                                                                  ABC, which is scheduled to discuss its fall schedule at a news
                                                                                                                                         Associated Press      conference Sunday, declined comment.
Vivian Vance (left) and Lucille Ball (right) are shown in a scene from the comedy series ‘I Love Lucy.’ Ball, who died on April 26, 1989,                         “Desperate Housewives,” a glossy prime-time soap opera with
would have celebrated her 100th birthday Saturday.                                                                                                             an ensemble cast including Terri Hatcher and Eva Longoria, made
                                                                                                                                                               a pop-culture and ratings splash when it premiered in 2004 but

Lucille Ball would have been 100 on Saturday                                                                                                                   has seen its audience dwindle. There’s been off-screen drama as
                                                                                                                                                               well, with former cast member Nicolette Sheridan suing over her
                                                                                                                                                               departure.
       BY LYNN ELBER               scene, let alone watch it, and    which made Lucille Ball. In               $3 million. With a shrewd                          Its creator, Marc Cherry, isn’t returning to produce next season’s
         Associated Press          not get at least a small jolt     return, she and Arnaz, her                business sense, she built it                    episodes of “Desperate Housewives.”
   LOS ANGELES — We loved          of pleasure, even if it’s the     husband, partner and co-                  into a major TV production
Lucy and we still do.              umpteenth time?                   star, made TV comedy what                 company and in 1967 sold it                          Rapper Big Sean charged after NY park concert
   On the 100th anniversary           Or consider Lucy vs. the       it is to this day.                        to Gulf & Western Industries
of her birth Saturday and 60       industrial revolution, as a          First, they pushed the nar-            Inc. for $17 million.                              NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. — Rapper Big Sean faces charges in
years since “I Love Lucy” first     conveyer belt outpaces her        row-minded TV industry be-                  Fanboys and girls, note: At                   upstate New York after a woman complained she was sexually as-
aired, Lucille Ball’s legacy re-   candy-processing skills and       yond its comfort zone, prov-              Ball’s insistence, the studio                   saulted during a concert.
mains remarkable — and her         desperation and poor judg-        ing that audiences would                  produced the original “Star                        State park police charged the 23-year-old Detroit rapper with
talent remarkably fresh and        ment join ranks.                  accept a blue-eyed redhead                Trek” series and landed it on                   misdemeanor counts of forcible touching, unlawful imprisonment
watchable.                            “All right, girls, now this    married to a Cuban-born                   NBC.                                            and sex abuse. Another Detroit man, Willie Hansbro, faces the
   Consider other popular          is your last chance. If one       band leader with a heavy ac-                Ball was known as a mod-                      same charges.
sitcoms that aired alongside       piece of candy gets past you      cent. (“Lucy, you got some                est luminary, invariably                           Police received the complaint Thursday at Artpark State Park in
Ball and Desi Arnaz’s show         and into the packing room         ‘splainin’ to do!”)                       sharing credit and especially                   Lewiston, downriver from Niagara Falls. Anderson was performing
during its 1951-to-1957 life       unwrapped, you’re fired,”             Ball and Arnaz pioneered               when “I Love Lucy” drew                         there with rapper Wiz Khalifa. Authorities won’t elaborate on the
span on CBS. “The Adven-           the plant supervisor barks at     the three-camera sitcom                   praise. “Well, all of the credit                complaint.
tures of Ozzie & Harriet” and      Lucy and partner-in-crime         with “I Love Lucy,” which                 should go to (writers) Mad-                        Big Sean and Hansbro were given Sept. 6 court dates for Ni-
“Father Knows Best,” among         Ethel Mertz (Vivian Vance).       was filmed like a stage play.              elyn Pugh and Bob Carroll                       agara County Court and released on $500 bail.
others, are period Americana          That’s the setup. The de-      Using multiple cameras                    Jr.” Or, “Desi was a genius:                       Big Sean’s real name is Sean Anderson. Scott Leemon, a lawyer
that evoke sweet nostalgia         livery, in the most rewarding     eliminated the need to in-                He was responsible for the                      for both men, said they “vehemently deny” the charges. He said
far more than laughs.              Ball fashion, is mostly word-     terrupt scenes to shoot from              show’s success.” Or she cited                   he’s confident they will be cleared after further investigation.
   But “I Love Lucy,” in all       less.                             different angles and allowed              co-stars Arnaz, Vance and
its black-and-white glory,            As the belt speeds up and      actors to play to a studio au-            Bill Frawley.                                          Lil Wayne sued for $15 million over ‘Bedrock’
remains a draw worldwide           chocolates slip by en masse,      dience.                                     But people knew better.
for viewers who certainly          Lucy and Ethel try stuffing           Although “The Office,” ‘’30             Gale Gordon, who played her                        NEW YORK — Rapper Lil Wayne faces a $15 million legal battle
weren’t around for its debut.      the evidence in their mouths.     Rock” and other comedies                  sidekick from radio through                     over allegations he stole the hit song “Bedrock.”
Over the past five decades          Down their dresses. In their      have popularized the single-              three of her TV shows (“The                        Georgia-based production company Done Deal Enterprises is
the sitcom has won new au-         handbags.                         camera format, multiple-                  Lucy Show” from 1962-68,                        suing Wayne, Universal Music Group, Cash Money Records and
diences — and introduced              Lucy, eyes wide and lips       camera “Two and a Half                    “Here’s Lucy,” 1968-74, and                     Young Money Entertainment for copyright infringement.
Lucy to younger generations        puckered, looks as guilty as      Men” has reigned as the top-              short-lived “Life With Lucy,”                      Lawyers for the rapper and representatives for Universal Music
— over and over through TV         a kid cheating big-time in        rated sitcom in recent years              1986) called her a bit of a ge-                 didn’t return a request for comment Thursday. Lil Wayne has been
syndication and video sales.       class.                            and more new comedies are                 nius — “the only one I’ve ever                  ordered to appear in court Oct. 12.
   Lucie Arnaz, Ball’s daugh-         Another winner: the Ital-      embracing the convention.                 really known.”                                     The song, which featured appearances by Drake, Nicki Minaj
ter, was asked by a Chinese        ian grape-stomping scene,            Creating a quality film re-               Ball was 77 when she died                     and Lloyd, peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was on
interviewer to explain why         which turns an oversized          cord of the episodes — at a               in 1989 of a ruptured ab-                       the compilation 2010 CD “We Are Young Money.”
her mother and the show are        barrel of fruit into an arena     time most shows aired live                dominal artery after heart                         The lawsuit, filed Friday in the Southern District court, is the lat-
so popular in China. It’s a        with Lucy the poseur ver-         and unpreserved — paid a                  surgery. Arnaz is gone, and                     est legal woe facing the rapper, born Dwayne Carter Jr. He also has
“phenomenon,” Arnaz offers.        sus a diligent worker. Lucy       huge dividend, making “I                  so are Vance, Frawley, Gor-                     been sued by several producers over unpaid royalties.
   “I think of her as mom          turns their task into a pas de    Love Lucy” episodes resal-                don and screenwriter Car-
most of the time. Then I           deux that goes from a square      able as reruns and their pro-             roll. In April, fellow head                       Vampire movie studio says Argentine admitted theft
switch ... and try to see her as   dance to a grape-flinging          duction house, Desilu, the                writer Madelyn Pugh Davis
the rest of the world does. It’s   battle.                           first studio to profit from                 died at age 90.                                     BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Producers of the unfinished film
almost too big,” Arnaz said           Dialogue? Forget about it.     program syndication.                        But their creation, with                      “Breaking Dawn” deny they’re bullying an Argentine fan who post-
Friday.                            No need, given Lucy’s adroit         Desilu became a powerful               Ball at its center, is eternal-                 ed scenes from the vampire movie on the Internet.
   Who could have predicted        physicality and gleeful mug-      force in early television. Be-            ly vital and joyful. George                         Summit Entertainment is suing Daiana Santa in a U.S. federal
that the most timeless and         ging, all dignity and beauty      sides “I Love Lucy,” it turned            Burns called it when she                        court and alleging she stole images from the latest installment of
international of all TV tal-       be damned. (She credited          out some of the top com-                  died, and his tribute remains                   the “Twilight” series. Santia says she stumbled onto them while
ents would be a fortysome-         masterful Buster Keaton for       edy shows of the 1950s and                true.                                           surfing online and denies distributing them.
thing woman who, taking the        teaching her timing and how       1960s, including “December                  “I and 100 million others                         Summit responded to her denial Thursday in a news release
structured role of a home-         to move, and fall.)               Bride,” ‘’Our Miss Brooks”                will miss her,” Burns said.                     saying Santia earlier acknowledged making a systematic attack on
maker in mid-century New              Her big-eyed, full-lipped      and “Make Room for Dad-                   “But we haven’t lost Lucille                    the company’s servers and email accounts over several months.
York City, stretched into it       look didn’t start as comic        dy.” After Ball and Arnaz                 Ball because she’s still with                       The 24-year-old student has accused Summit of trying to seize
the stuff of classic comedy?       fodder. She was a model,          divorced in 1960, he sold her             us on television and we can                     her computers. The company says it needs to inspect them to see
   Picture this: Lucy swigging     a movie starlet in the early      his share in the company for              see her on and on.”                             if the stolen images were shared and if they have been erased.
down awful Vitameatavega-          1930s and then an actress
mine, with a grimace and a         with minor roles in a hand-
wannabe-pitchman’s smile           ful of good films (“Stage
fighting for custody of her         Door”) and bigger roles in
face before the boozy patent       many more forgettable ones
medicine begins to take con-       (“Dance, Girl, Dance”).
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‘Jersey Shore’ cast: 4th Dylan, White among stars
season most dramatic yet singing new Hank Williams
                                                                                                                                            NASHVILLE, Tenn. — New          Idol” finalist Casey Abrams         crash in southern England.
                                                                                                                                         Hank Williams songs are on         wants Midwesterners with               The 56-year-old comedian
                                                                                                                                         the way — 58 years after the       intestinal diseases to join a na-   was driving his McLaren F1
                                                                                                                                         country music archetype’s          tional awareness campaign.          supercar — one of the world’s
                                                                                                                                         death.                                Abrams has ulcerative            fastest road cars — when he
                                                                                                                                            Bob Dylan, Jack White,          colitis. He’s working with the      crashed late Thursday, striking
                                                                                                                                         Alan Jackson, Merle Hag-           Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation      a tree and a lamppost before
                                                                                                                                         gard, Norah Jones, Sheryl          of America to inspire people        the vehicle caught fire, authori-
                                                                                                                                         Crow, Williams’ granddaugh-        living with intestinal bowel dis-   ties said.
                                                                                                                                         ter Holly and other top sing-      eases to live their dreams.            Firefighters said Atkinson
                                                                                                                                         ers interpret 12 lyrics left be-      The 20-year-old singer fin-      hadn’t been trapped inside
                                                                                                                                         hind by the American icon in       ished sixth on “American Idol”      the car. Britain’s Daily Mirror
                                                                                                                                         “The Lost Notebooks of Hank        during season 10. He won a          tabloid reported that the actor
                                                                                                                                         Williams,” out Oct. 4.             spot on the summer tour. It’s       was able to walk away from the
                                                                                                                                            The songs represent the         bringing him Friday to Chicago,     vehicle and flag down other
                                                                                                                                         first performances of the          near where he grew up in Wil-       motorists for help.
                                                                                                                                         material, gathered from            mette.                                 Atkinson was seen leaving
                                                                                                                                         notebooks Williams left be-           Abrams told The Associated       Peterborough City Hospital with
                                                                                                                                         hind after his death at age        Press it’s an embarrassing dis-     four security guards Friday af-
                                                                                                                                         29 on Jan. 1, 1953. Dylan’s        ease but that people shouldn’t      ternoon, but made no comment
                                                                                                                                         Columbia Records imprint           be ashamed to talk about it. He     to reporters. Publicists did not
                                                                                                                                         Egyptian Records and the           wants people to submit disease      disclose details of his injuries.
                                                                                                                                         Country Music Hall of Fame         success stories on the founda-         The accident occurred close
                                                                                                                                         are issuing the record.            tion’s website, www.IBDIcons.       to Haddon, a village about 85
                                                                                                                      Associated Press
                                                                                                                                            Williams remains an en-         com. Participants can compete       miles (140 kilometers) north of
The cast members of MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’ sit at their television home on Thursday in Seaside
Heights, N.J. The cast members had fun in Italy, but they’re glad to get back to their home facing the                                   during figure in American          for a trip to see Abrams per-       London. Atkinson was given a
surf and sand of the real Jersey shore. The young partiers traveled to Florence, Italy, to film the fourth                               music and pop culture.             form in a Las Vegas benefit for     routine breathalyzer test at the
season, which premiered Thursday night.                                                                                                     Other artists contributing      the foundation in December.         scene and will face no criminal
                                                                                                                                         songs to the project include                                           charges, police said.
  Drama, hookups, breakups and makeups                                                                                                   Vince Gill and Rodney Crow-
                                                                                                                                         ell, Lucinda Williams, Jakob
                                                                                                                                                                             TV’s Mr Bean leaves UK
                                                                                                                                                                             hospital after car crash
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The actor, a car enthusiast,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                appears in a series of motor-
                                                                                                                                         Dylan, Patty Loveless and                                              ing mishaps in his “Mr. Bean”
     BY JOSH LEDERMAN               out,” Guadagnino said.                                          couches. Across the street,          Levon Helm.                           LONDON — “Mr. Bean” ac-          series. He is shown in one
         Associated Press              And for the Italian-                                         dozens of fans congre-                                                  tor Rowan Atkinson, whose           program driving a Mini while
   SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. —          American themed show                                            gated, anxiously hoping to              Idol finalist raises            character is known for hapless      seated on the vehicle’s roof.
It was a mix of chaos and           that has made “guido”                                           catch a glimpse of the beer-            intestinal disease              driving in the television shows     Atkinson is also known for
cross-talk, lipstick and            and “guidette” household                                        loving, loud-talking young-                 awareness                   and films, left a hospital Friday   the historical comedy series
hairspray Thursday as               words, the Italy season was                                     sters.                                                                  after being treated for minor       “Blackadder.”
the cast of MTV’s “Jersey           a chance for some to recon-                                       The luxurious seaside                CHICAGO — “American              injuries following a sports car                    Associated Press
Shore” converged on the             nect with their heritage.                                       home features a private el-
Seaside Heights house that          Sorrentino said his an-                                         evated deck with a Jacuzzi
has become synonymous               cestry is 100 percent Ital-                                     that has been the scene
with beachside debauch-
ery.
                                    ian — half from Sicily and
                                    half from Naples — and he
                                                                                                    of many on-air hookups.
                                                                                                    Inside, massive red bean-
                                                                                                                                         Gym Class Heroes graduate to the big bus
   “Wow, the counter’s ac-          recognized elements of his                                      bag chairs sit underneath               BY KEVIN C. JOHNSON             he says. “Gym Class Heroes          with the follow-up, which
tually clean.”                      childhood when Italians                                         ocean-themed artwork and              McClatchy-Tribune News Service    has always had this weird           includes the single “Stereo
   “What are we doing?”             brought out course after                                        a poster from the movie                 ST. LOUIS, Mo. — In 2003,       appeal, where we can tour           Hearts” featuring Maroon
   “I don’t know, nobody            course of food at even the                                      “Scarface.” At the entrance          the first time Gym Class            with an artist like Lil Wayne       5’s Adam Levine.
told us.”                           most casual of meals.                                           of the home is the duck-             Heroes played the Vans             and then Fall Out Boy.                 “When we found out
   “We have warm Diet                  “It really was something                                     shaped telephone recog-              Warped Tour, the act was           We’re this weird hip-hop            Adam was down to sing the
Pepsi? Fine.”                       else for me to see that, and                                    nizable instantly to the             every bit a “baby band,”           band, but for some reason           hook, we were so stoked,”
   The eight hard-partying          relate it back to my family,”                                   show’s millions of fans.             wedging its minivan be-            the audience embraces us.”          McGinley says. “We’ve
personalities recently re-          he said. “Just as the way the                                     But not everyone is a fan.         tween luxury tour buses               Gym       Class      Heroes’     been huge fans of Maroon
turned from Florence, Italy,        Italians spoke. They speak                                      Italian-American       group         in venue parking lots.             Warped Tour set is 40 min-          5 for a while now. When we
filming the fourth season of         with their hands, as I do.”                                     UNICO has said the show                 “I remember feeling             utes, which means the band          recorded the first ‘Chroni-
their wildly popular real-             MTV goes to great                                            denigrates people of Ital-           jealous and thinking I             basically plays a “singles          cles,’ I brought a Maroon 5
ity television show, which          lengths to keep the details                                     ian heritage and demand-             couldn’t wait to get to that       fest,” featuring all of its most    album with me to the stu-
premiered Thursday night.           of the show secret until                                        ed MTV cancel the show.              point,” drummer Matt               popular songs. The band             dio and said, ‘This is what
And spending six weeks in           they hit the airwaves, but                                      And New Jersey Gov. Chris            McGinley says.                     also plays “Billionaire,”           I want my drums to sound
each other’s presence in a          one cast member still man-                                      Christie has made his dis-              Once parked, band               the song McCoy scored big           like.’ I also brought a Roots
foreign country led to all-         aged to make major inter-                                       dain for the show no secret,         members had to find their           with as a solo artist when he       album.”
out brawls and the most             national headlines while in                                     claiming it portrays the             way to an out-of-the-way           broke out as Travie McCoy              Gym Class Heroes decid-
dramatic season yet, cast           Florence. Nicole “Snooki”                                       state in a negative light.           hip-hop tent to perform.           last year.                          ed to revisit “The Papercut
members said in interviews          Polizzi had her driver’s li-                                      “I have to disagree with           They weren’t given food               “It’s gotta be a trip for        Chronicles” because “it was
with The Associated Press.          cense revoked in June after                                     him. I think it’s great for          tickets, so McGinley and           the kids to come and hear           such an important album
   “Drama, hookups, break-          a fender-bender with a po-                                      the state,” said Paul “DJ            front man Travis McCoy             Gym Class Heroes do ‘Bil-           for us, our big album that
ups, makeups,” said Ron-            lice car that left two officers                                  Pauly D” Delvecchio, argu-           sneaked into the catering          lionaire,’” says McGinley,          introduced us to the world.
nie Ortiz-Magro.                    slightly injured.                                               ing it’s a job-creator for a         tent and grabbed what              who adds that the rest of the       We’re setting the bar really
   A preview of the fourth             “Actually, it was kind of                                    state that relies on tourism         they could.                        band supported McCoy’s              high for ourselves, and it’s
season released by MTV              funny because it wasn’t                                         revenues. “I’ve talked to               “We had a scavenger             solo run. “It allowed Trav          something we wanted to do,
shows Ortiz-Magro and               like anything serious,” Po-                                     people who were here for             mentality,”        McGinley        to step up and have another         expand on something we’d
Mike “The Situation” Sor-           lizzi said, curled up on the                                    20 years and they said it’s          says.                              component to his career             already created.”
rentino in a major con-             couch next to Ortiz-Magro                                       never been so busy.”                    Things have changed             and be successful in it, and           With any luck, next
frontation, turning over            in the house where they fin-                                       And despite the frills and         mightily for Gym Class             it spilled over to us. It was       week’s Warped Tour date
furniture and screaming             ished shooting season five                                       novelty of their jet-setting         Heroes. The band is now            mutually beneficial.”                will go off without incident,
before paramedics carry             on Tuesday.                                                     fourth season, the cast said         one of the Warped Tour                Fans may also hear a cut         unlike the band’s appear-
someone out on a stretcher.            The cast returned from                                       they realized while abroad           headliners, and it has a           or two from “The Papercut           ance at Verizon Wireless
Cast member Vinny Gua-              Italy at the end of June and                                    how much the Jersey Shore            big tour bus. McGinley             Chronicles II,” the upcom-          Amphitheater in 2008.
dagnino said that was the           immediately starting film-                                       had become a part of who             says he’s excited to be            ing sequel to Gym Class             McCoy was arrested when
first time two housemates            ing the fifth season in Sea-                                     they are.                            back on the tour for the           Heroes’ 2005 album, “The            he hit a fan with a micro-
had fought with each other.         side Heights. That season                                         “It used to be Jersey felt         fifth summer.                       Papercut Chronicles.”               phone after the fan called
   “We’re stuck in the house        will air later in the year.                                     a million miles away from               “There’s a lot of diversi-         McGinley says the band           him racial slurs. McCoy
together, and all we had               The four boys and four                                       me,” said Guadagnino. “I             ty in the bands this year,”        is about 95 percent finished         later apologized.
was each other in Italy, so         girls seemed at home                                            love home. Nothing can
the beef is bound to come           as they sprawled out on                                         beat home.”



Sarah Michelle Gellar plans return to axed soap
         Associated Press           Critics Association’s press                                     sonates her twin sister.
   BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. —          tour. She said she has no                                       “Ringers” premieres Sept.
Sarah Michelle Gellar is            idea what part she will play                                    13 on the CW.
headed for a new series on          in her one-day guest shot.
the CW                                The former “Buffy the
network,                            Vampire Slayer” star
but she
s a y s
                                    was on hand to discuss
                                    her new series, “Ringer,”
                                                                                                     Registration for Fall Dance Classes
she’ll                              where she plays a woman                                                      Monday August 8-Friday August 12 4:00PM-7:00PM
find time                            in trouble who imper-
to return
to     “All                                                                                                                                       • Ballet • Pointe • Jazz
My Chil-
dren.”
                                                                                                                                                  • Hip Hop • Acrobatics
   G e l -                                                                                                                                     • Ballroom • Musical Theatrere
lar con- Gellar
firmed
                                                                                                                                                  • Tap • Contemporary
Thurs-
day that she’ll make a
farewell appearance on
                                    THE CHANGE-UP [R]                CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST
the canceled soap, where            11:35 2:15 4:55 7:35 10:15       AVENGER- REAL D 3D [PG-13]
she played Kendall Hart             RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE
                                    APES-DIGITAL [PG-13]
                                                                     1:40 4:30 7:20 10:10
                                                                     FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS [R]
from 1993 to 1995, and              11:55 2:25 4:55 7:25 9:55        11:50 2:25 5:00 7:35 10:10
                                                                                                         3 YRS.  ADULT                                                                           CERTIFIED DANCE INSTRUCTION
                                    RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE        HARRY POTTER & THE DEATHLY
won a daytime Emmy                  APES [PG-13]                     HALLOWS 2- REAL D 3D [PG-13]                                                                                                       OVER 100 YEARS OF
award. “Children” will dis-         1:10 4:15 7:00 9:50
                                    COWBOYS & ALIENS [PG-13]
                                                                     4:15 7:05
                                                                     HARRY POTTER & THE DEATHLY                                                                                                          DANCE EXPERTISE
appear from ABC on Sept.            12:20 1:40 3:05 4:25 5:50 7:10   HALLOWS 2- DIGITAL [PG-13]
                                                                     1:20 10:05
23, ending a 40-year run.           8:35 9:55
                                    CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE [PG-13]      HORRIBLE BOSSES [R]
   “I just wanted to be part        1:30 4:15 7:00 9:50              11:55 2:20 4:45 7:30 10:15
                                                                     ZOOKEEPER [PG]
                                    THE SMURFS- REAL D 3D [PG]
of it,” Gellar told reporters       11:45 4:45 9:45                  11:55 2:25 4:55 7:25
gathered for the Television         THE SMURFS- DIGITAL [PG]         TRANSFORMERS: DARK OF THE
                                    2:15 7:15                        MOON [PG-13] 9:50
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12B • Sunday, August 7, 2011• The Paducah Sun                                              People                                                                                                                       paducahsun.com


BATTLE: Black soldiers win the Battle of Paducah at Fort Anderson, according to The New York Times and Philadelphia Inquirer
      CONTINUED FROM 7B        this history and making
                               their own contribution?
  True to his personal con-      History professor John
viction, Forrest founded       Robertson wrote the book,
the KKK in Pulaski, Tenn.      “Paducah,” which gives
  Forrest died both broke      an account of the battle
and broken in Memphis.         and other history. And his
He couldn’t spend his          knowledge of Paducah’s
Confederate dollars in the     important role in Civil War
United States of America       history is without equal. I
and he could no longer deal    thank him for mentoring
in the slave trade. Slavery    me through this effort to
was definitely a done deal!     make sure I got it “right.”
  And Forrest failed twice       Jim Hank supplied his
to break the will of men       original copies of newspa-
willing to die for freedom,    pers that put Paducah on
once at Paducah and again      the front page in 1864. Jim
at Fort Pillow.                also dug up some more old
  And Colonel Hicks?           bones and laid them out
  Hicks became lost in the     in the sunlight. Jim Hank
pages of history but his       walked Oak Grove Ceme-
participation as a Union       tery patiently and tirelessly
battle    commander      in    until he finally found the
Paducah should be well re-     gravesites of long forgotten
membered. Had Hicks giv-       men who fought and died
en in to Forrest’s demand      in a well remembered war.
to surrender, Paducah          The small marble slabs were
might have had to endure       barely visible after over 140
the bloody stains that Hen-    years of exposure to layer
ning, Tenn., had to endure     upon layer of dust, dirt
in the Fort Pillow Massa-      and debris. He scrubbed
cre.                           and polished the darkened
  And where can you find        slabs until the inscriptions
some of this history?          were recognizable and the                                                                                                                                                                             Submitted
  Visit the Metropolitan       marble glistened again. One A mural on the Paducah floodwall depicts the Battle of Paducah at Fort Anderson.
Hotel African American         sunken grave marker was
Museum on Oscar Cross          pushed partially into the Historical Marker in front all about the “U.S. 8th Col- swered:                                                                          now the United States of
Drive and South 8th Street     ground by a tree. This dis- of the Katterjohn building ored Artillery Unit,” a proj-               “Men will fight ‘The Dev-                                        America might have been
and the Tilghman Museum        turbed Hank to the extent is all about “Forrest.”            ect of Jim Hank that he was il’ for freedom!”                                                         two separate countries had
on 7th and Kentucky Av-        that he extricated the mar-     Soon, another historical determined to do.                         “And black soldiers                                             President Lincoln not giv-
enue.                          ble marker and placed it marker will be placed near            And the questions of didn’t run... their blood                                                      en black men in bondage
  And who should be given      alongside the soldier’s wife. the Paducah Convention whether black soldiers ran!”                                                                                  a chance to fight for free-
credit for sharing much of       The Paducah Civil War Center. This marker will be would fight or run were an-                     And just maybe, what is                                         dom!



Winehouse’s goddaughter ‘Glee’ creators are scaring up a ‘Horror Story’
performs at UK festival                                              BY FRAZIER MOORE
                                                                        Associated Press
                                                                                                Boston in an attempt to
                                                                                                start over after suffering
                                                                                                                                                     we love so much.” High on
                                                                                                                                                     their list: “Don’t Look Now,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                   going to face my fears,”
                                                                                                                                                                                                   she confided. After shak-
                                                                  BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. —       domestic problems. But the                           ‘’The Shining” and “Jaws.”                    ing her head with dread,
     BY MESFIN FEKADU          ing lyrics, with her big hair    When Ryan Murphy was            house the Harmons move                                  The series’ cast includes                  she sparked laughter from
        Associated Press       and tiny build.                  a child, his grandmother        into is haunted.                                     Oscar-winner Jessica Lange                    reporters when she said, “I
  EASTNOR CASTLE DEER PARK,      She was backed by a            forced him to watch the           “American Horror Story”                            in her first regular TV series                 should not be here.”
England — Amy Winehouse’s                         5-piece       daytime horror soap “Dark       isn’t so much about horror                           role, and, as the Harmons,                      On the other hand, she
15-year-old     goddaughter                       band and      Shadows.”                       as about marriage and infi-                           Dylan McDermott (“The                         acknowledged that she was
performed an outstanding                          dancers,        “She would make me sit        delity, Murphy told report-                          Practice”) and Connie Brit-                   looking for a different proj-
set at the Big Chill music                        perform-      through it to toughen me        ers Saturday during a ses-                           ton.                                          ect when “American Horror
festival, mirroring her late                      ing songs     up,” he recalled. “And when     sion of the Television Critics                          Britton, who recently                      Story” came along.
mentor by closing her show                        from her      I was bad, I had to watch       Association conference.                              ended her run as a high                         “I thought this would
with a cover of Winehouse’s                       two     al-   ‘The Waltons.’”                   But series co-creator                              school football coach’s wife                  definitely be, in every way,
“Love Is a Losing Game.”                          bums and        Murphy, whose credits         Brad Falchuk said both he                            on the much-acclaimed                         completely different from
  Dionne Bromfield got                             singing       include “Nip/Tuck” and          and Murphy are obsessed                              drama        “Friday    Night                 ‘Friday Night Lights,’” she
teary-eyed when she per-                          mainly        “Glee,” is now the co-creator   with the horror genre.                               Lights,” said she avoids hor-                 said, adding, “For me, it
formed the song, barely                           a b o u t     of an upcoming FX series,         The goal with their new                            ror films: They scare her too                  transcends horror, the way
able to sing its last few      Bromfield          boys and      “American Horror Story.”        series, Falchuk said, was                            much.                                         ‘Friday Night Lights’ tran-
words, though the crowd                          relation-        The show centers on           to figure “how can we bust                               “I recently did the re-                    scended football.”
cheered her on.                ship troubles.                   the Harmon family, which        the genre up, while paying                           make of ‘A Nightmare on                         “American Horror Story”
  “She was an amazing            Her scratchy voice was top-    moves to Los Angeles from       homage to all the films that                          Elm Street’ because I was                     premieres Oct. 5.
singer,” Bromfield said.        notch as she sang soul songs
“She was not only my god-      with pop flavors, especially
mother, but she was my
mentor and my boss as
                               on the old-school sounding
                               “Remember Our Love” and          Trace Adkins, Kristin Chenoweth to host ACAs on Fox
well.”                         the up-tempo “Yeah Right.”
  The big-voiced singer        She also performed covers of             Associated Press        Kristin Chenoweth will join                          comfort zone. But he said he                  do well, but at least I became
sang with ease during her      Cee Lo Green’s smash “For-         NASHVILLE — Multi-plati-      him as host for the fan-voted                        didn’t start to enjoy it until                comfortable with the fact
30-minute performance on       get You” ‘’and the Shirelles’    num country star Trace Ad-      awards show airing live from                         about halfway into the two-                   that I probably wasn’t do-
Saturday, the second day of    “Mama Said,” Bromfield’s          kins says he won’t be as ner-   Las Vegas on Dec. 5.                                 hour show.                                    ing well,” Adkins told The
the U.K. music festival.       first single.                     vous this time when he hosts       Adkins signed on to host                            “Up until that point, I was                 Associated Press in a recent
  Bromfield was a remind-         Bromfield is signed to          the second American Coun-       last year because he thought                         pretty scared and nervous                     interview.
er of Winehouse: She stood     Winehouse’s label, Lioness       try Awards on Fox television.   it would be a challenge that                         that I was not doing very                       This time, he won’t be as
close to the mic while belt-   Records.                           Emmy-winning actress          would take him out of his                            well, and I probably didn’t                   self-conscious.




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