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ACES Role Over Rebels to Climb to 4 – 0

The Owensboro Catholic ACES opened the flood gates in the second half against the South Spencer Rebels, winning convincingly 51 - 25.  The ACES took control early off a Ray Zuber touchdown on the first possession, and didn't look back, despite a Rebel rally late in the first half

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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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Owensboro Special Olympics Athlete Named to Team USA

We are so excited for Owensboro's Chris Willis.  The 48-year-old Special Olympian has been named to Team USA for the 2015 World Games! 

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ACC Pride In Owensboro

If you have driven down Frederica St. headed south, I'm sure by now you have seen this billboard.

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Former UK Players Signing Autographs at Owensboro Flea Market

The Owensboro Flea Market returns to the Owensboro Convention Center this weekend!  In addition to great deals on antiques, collectibles and more, the Flea Market will play host to some very special guests.  In fact, four University of Kentucky basketball stars will be on hand to sign autographs and meet fans.

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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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College Football 2014: What We Learned In Week 1

Week 1 is (nearly) in the books and the season got off to an exciting start with lots of top teams playing closer-than-expected games. Here are some things we learned this week.
The Top Ten Has a Lot of Question Marks
While there were no major upsets this weekend, that’s not to say that we didn’t see some red flags surrounding some of the nation’s top teams

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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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Logano Wins at Bristol, Chase Looms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joey Logano survived as the last man standing after a long, exciting night at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night. Lagano took the lead late in the race after

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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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