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Morris will be a guest speaker at HCHS camp

Maci Morris, the 2015 Kentucky Miss Basketball from Bell County, will be the special guest speaker at the Harlan County Lady Bears Basketball Camp on May 23-25 from 9 a.m. to noon.

Morris, who will be available for autographs and photos, was an All-SEC freshman selection last year as a member of the University of Kentucky basketball team.

The camp is for girls entering first through the eighth grades. Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the lobby of HCHS.

The camp includes instruction from HCHS coach Debbie Green and the HCHS players.

Drills for shooting, ball handling, passing and rebounding are planned, along with instruction on offensive and defensive fundamentals. Daily competitions and team play are planned.

Registration will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the lobby at HCHS. The cost is $40 per camper.

A camp T-shirt will also be distributed to each camp participant.


Harlan volleyball camp scheduled May 31-June 2

The Harlan Lady Dragons Volleyball Camp is set for May 31-June 2 from 10 a.m. to noon each day in the HHS gym

All girls in grades K-8 are eligible to attend. The cost is $35, and each camper will receive a T-shirt.

Campers will be taught the basic skills of volleyball, such as proper hitting techniques, digging, spiking, serving and rules.

Current and former players will assist Harlan coach Tara Posey with instruction.

Call 573-8700 for more information.


Swanner, Blakley lead Rays in rout of Dodgers

Jonah Swanner pounded out a triple, double and single and Brayden Blakley hit his second home run of the season as the Rays overpowered the Dodgers 13-2 in Tri-City Little League action Tuesday.

Nathan Shepherd and Jesse Franks Jr. each added a double single. Nazareth Sanchez singled twice. Caleb Ison and Chris Raleigh added one single each.

Swanner struck out seven and Blakley fanned two as they split mound duty.

Patrick Mandrell led the Dodgers with a double and single. Liam Garland added one single.

Karsten Dixon struck out seven in his time on the mound. Garland fanned two.

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