Mike T. Sports Blog

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And here’s the word from Mike T. for the week of
January 1, 2018:

By Mike T. –
Hey, everyone.  Welcome to my Sports Blog.  I appreciate you checking in with me each day!  Let me know how I’m doing!  In keeping with my mission to give you the latest in sports news with no fuss – here are the facts!  Don’t forget you can check out the 2017 – 2018 football and basketball game schedules for the Somerset Briar Jumpers HERE and for the Cincinnati Bengals and WKU Hilltoppers HERE!

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Local Sports:  In high school basketball for Tuesday, January 2nd,  the Somerset Briar Jumpers defeated Rockcastle County, 80-51.  The Pulaski County Maroons won over Boyle County, 82-65, and the Somerset Lady Briar Jumpers lost to Rockcastle County, 45-34.

 

National and State Sports:  On Wednesday – the number 17 Kentucky Wildcats (11-2/1-0 SEC) play at LSU (9-3/0-0 SEC).  Kentucky leads the series, 88-23. UK won the last meeting, 92-85, at Rupp Arena on February 7, 2017.  Tipoff  is at 8:30 p.m. on the SEC Network.

In Kentucky football news – quarterback Drew Barker has announced his intention to leave the UK program as a graduate transfer and play elsewhere in 2018.

The Cincinnati Bengals have signed head coach Marvin Lewis to a new two-year contract through the 2019 season. Lewis has been the Bengals’ head coach since 2003. His record is 125-112-3. He is 0-7 in playoff appearances.

 

 

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.