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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

 

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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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Memorable, Emotional Moment Highlights the 2014 NBA Draft [VIDEO]

On Thursday night, millions of fans saw their favorite college basketball players advance into the next level of their careers.

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Ricky Skaggs Headlining ROMP Tonight! Here’s Jac’s Interview With Him [VIDEO]

ROMP Fest 2014 is well underway and I had the pleasure to recently interview Friday's headliner, Bluegrass legend, Ricky Skaggs. He and the Kentucky Thunder will be on the main stage at Yellow Creek Park Friday night! I've interviewed dozens of artists, but none have been as gracious and humble as Mr. Skaggs was. We chatted about his amazing career, today's country and more.

Here's some of our interview, I hope you take a listen!

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Tickets For The USA Gymnastics Championship In Louisville, On Sale Now

If you're a gymnastics fan, you'll want to take a look at this! The USA Gymnastics Championships are coming to Louisville! The national championships for acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline/tumbling will be held at both the Kentucky International Convention Center and the KFC Yum! Center.

The five-day event is scheduled for July 15th - 19th and tickets are on sale now. The finals for the majority of the senior elite events are set for Saturday, July 19th at the KFC Yum! Center, beginning at 6:00pm (EST).

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