April 4, 2013
STANFORD - It doesn't get much closer than the Lincoln County boys tennis team's loss to Pulaski County Friday at LCHS. The Maroons defeated their hosts 6-3, but it took four tiebreaker matches to decide a winner. Lincoln's Ethan Smith emerged as a victor in one of the four tiebreaker matches, all in singles competition. However, teammates Ethan Lasure, Conner Playforth and Austin Grigsby came up short in their tiebreakers. Smith defeated Pulaski's Brandon Lorman 7-6 in a 7-5 tiebreaker for the Lincoln boys' lone singles win. The other singles tiebreakers were decided by a score of 7-2, with Lasure falling to Brett Phelps, Playforth going down to Brandon Matthews and Grigsby bowing to Bradley Correll, “The match had four singles matches go into a tiebreaker, the most I have ever seen in one match,” Lincoln coach Allen Lewis said.
December 29, 2008
Zach Coyle of Gravel Switch and George Johnson of Mitchellsburg were not surprised that Portland beat Air Force or Vermont defeated George Washington as most other contestants were in last week's Central Kentucky Plumbing Beat the Experts Basketball Contest. That's why both got eight games right. However, Coyle won the overall contest because he was closer on the tiebreaker score of Miami's win at St. John's. He wins a $10 Marathon gas card that can be picked up at the Advocate's circulation office during regular business hours.
January 5, 2009
Danville's Bobby Hinkle anticipated a high-scoring win for Kansas over Tennessee and that enabled him to win last week's Central Kentucky Plumbing Beat the Experts Basketball Contest. Hinkle was one of four participants to pick eight games correctly, but he wins the $10 Marathon gas card because he was closest on the tiebreaker. Others who had eight right were Ray Young of Parksville, Andy Coyle of Gravel Switch and Norman Bartleson of Danville. Richie Lyons led the panel of experts with seven correct choices and was closer on the tiebreaker than the majority of the 37 contestants who also picked seven games correctly.
September 22, 2008
David Ridge of Danville got all 10 games right and edged Ray Young of Parksville, who also had 10 games correct, on the tiebreaker to win last week's Central Kentucky Plumbing Beat the Experts Football Contest. Ridge wins a $10 Marathon gas card for being the top entry among 163 contestants. Entry blank for this week's contest is on Page B3 of today's Advocate-Messenger. Richie Lyons and Larry Vaught both had eight correct choices, but Lyons led the panel of experts with the best tiebreaker score of Florida's win over Tennessee.
September 8, 2008
Cody Morris of Danville has won the first Central Kentucky Plumbing Beat The Experts Football Contest. Morris and Danville's Shawn Lyons each got nine games right, but Morris was closer on the tiebreaker score of Western Kentucky's win over Eastern Kentucky. Morris win a $10 Marathon gas card that can be picked up at The Advocate-Messenger circulation office during normal business hours Monday through Friday. Sports editor Larry Vaught, sponsor Richie Lyons and former Centre College football coach Joe McDaniel all had seven games right on the expert panel.
December 24, 2004
Justin Kelley of Hustonville and Daniel Rhodus of Lancaster tied for first place in this week's Hometown Tire Beat the Experts Basketball Contest. Kelley and Rhodus had two of the three entries with 10 games right, and they were exactly the same number of points removed from the actual score of the Providence-Memphis tiebreaker game. Each of them will receive a four-wheel alignment, tire rotation and wheel balancing from Hometown Tire of Danville. Kelley and Rhodus are now both also eligible for the season-ending grand prize contest that offers a $250 gift certificate good for any service or product at Danville's Hometown Tire.
November 22, 2004
Kenny Floyd of Stanford not only thought Danville would beat Holy Cross, but he almost predicted the exact score of the Admirals' win. That's why he won last week's Hometown Tire Beat the Experts Football Contest. He had eight games right but was closer than any other contestant with eight right on the tiebreaker. He wins a free four-wheel alignment, tire rotation and wheel balancing from Hometown Tire of Danville and is eligible for the season-ending grand prize contest along with other overall weekly winners.