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Rivalry Week in Western Kentucky Saw Blowouts

Week three of high school football was rivalry week in Kentucky. Some area teams shined, and some saw their momentum stall, as we inch closer to the end of month number one of the season.  Here's a look at this weekend's winners and losers

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Bengals Retain Player To Support His Daughter Battling Cancer

Football is so much more than just what happens on the field and the Cincinnati Bengals get it. Devon Still was recently cut from the Bengals active roster. Devon, after playing for the Bengals for a few years was coming off an injury and recently distracted by a family illness. Devon's four year-old daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare pediatric cancer, in June. As you can imagine, Devon's job was the last thing on his mind.

The Bengals then did something beyond the gridiron... they did something amazing.

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UK’s Coach Cal Is A Genius

University of Kentucky Basketball Coach John Calipari pretty much does things his way. He's known for his non-apologetic acceptance of  "one and done" basketball and even recruits players with that mindset. Now, along with helping young kids reach their dreams of playing in the NBA, he's giving them an incredible opportunity.

Hosting an unprecedented scouting combine for NBA personnel prior to the season is crazy, right? Nope... it's just Cal and it's genius.

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Western Kentucky High School Football – Week 2 Recap

Week two of high school is in the book.  Several area teams picked up wins this week and are rolling toward solid seasons.  Here's a look at how tri-state teams fared in Week 2!

  • Owensboro 50
  • Apollo 7
  • Owensboro Catholic 49
  • Daviess County 7
  • Hancock County 43
  • Ohio County 0
  • McLean Co.29
  • Breck Co. 14

 

Join WOMI Friday, September 5th as the Owensboro Catholic ACES

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Michael Waltrip Expected to Take Part in Season 19 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’

Gentlemen, start your tap shoes! Or whatever you have to wear. Owensboro native and 2-time Daytona 500 champ Michael Waltrip could be heading to Dancing with the Stars!

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DCFD Hosting First Annual Christmas Wish Golf Scramble

The Daviess County Fire Department has been a major Christmas Wish supporter for years. We always know that we can count on them to make a big donation to CW every single year. This year, they're changing things up a bit with a golf scramble.

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Tri-State High School Football Season Opens With A Bang!

Even though the weather doesn't feel like football weather, football season is here.  Friday night's start to the high school didn't disappoint at all.  Here at WBKR/WOMI, we are your home for Owensboro Catholic Aces Football

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John Calipari Appears on Talk Show and Is Then Criticized by Host as Soon as He Leaves

"If you have something to say, say it to my face."

Yeah, I put it in quotes but I don't who or if anyone said it. Surely, someone must have at some point.

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Former UK Star Advises New Team to Ignore 40-0 Talk

Hey, UK fans? Do you remember all the anticipation that was building a year ago for the 2013-2014 Wildcats? Remember all the speculation about the possibility of a 40-0 season?

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The Foundation For Daviess County Public Schools “Alumni & Friends 3K” Event

It's time again for the Foundation for Daviess County Public Schools "Alumni & Friends 3K" event! This year, the run/walk will be Saturday, August 30th at Yellow Creek Park. The race start time is 7:30am, with check-in beginning at 6:30am.

The 3K is a great event for novice runners and walkers as well as those more experienced runners.

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John Calipari Remembers His Mother in New Jimmy V Foundation Public Service Ad [VIDEO]

 

In John Calipari's five seasons at the helm of the University of Kentucky basketball program, the coach has been through quite a lot, professionally. But also, personally.

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UK Releases 2014-15 Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

Many analysts believe the Kentucky Wildcats will begin the 2014-2015 college basketball season ranked number one. Many of those same analysts also tab UK as a national title contender in 2015.

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