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By Mike T. –
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In keeping with my mission to give you the latest in sports news
with no fuss – here are the facts! And – don’t forget – you can listen
to select Somerset High School basketball games on Somerset 106.1 FM!
** Scott Thorman has been named manager of the Lexington Legends for 2017. He’ll be joined on the Legends staff by pitching coach Mitch Stetter, hitting coach Jesus Azuaje, bench coach Glenn Hubbard, athletic trainer Saburo Hagihara, and strength and conditioning coach Jon Ervin. Thorman, Azuaje, Hagihara, and Ervin are all new to the Legends. Stetter returns for his second season, and Hubbard will be in his fourth season with Lexington. The field staff was announced Tuesday by the Legends parent club, the Kansas City Royals.
Local Basketball: Monday night in high school basketball, the Somerset Lady Briar
Jumpers lost to Mercer County, 91-58.
State Basketball: On Tuesday evening, the number 5 Kentucky Wildcats (17-2/7-0 SEC)
face the Tennessee Volunteers (10-9/3-4 SEC) in Knoxville. UK leads the series, 152-68.
Kentucky won the last meeting, 80-70, on February 18, 2016 in Lexington. Tipoff is
scheduled for 9:00 p.m. on ESPN.
About Mike T.: Mike T., also known as Mike Tarter, is the President/CEO of Forcht Broadcasting and the General Manager of Somerset 106.1 FM and WTLO 1480 AM. Mike has been broadcasting and covering sports for radio since, well, let’s just say a long time! Mike and his wife, Robin, have two children, Andy and Ellie, and live in Somerset, Kentucky.