LEXINGTON - The second annual KHSAA Bass Fishing State Championship gets underway Friday morning with the boat launch at 7 a.m. (CT) from the Kentucky Dam Marina in Gilbertsville. The first flight will return to the marina at 3 p.m. to begin the weigh-in process, with the second flight returning at 3:15 p.m. The schedule of events will be the same for Saturday’s competition, with the awards presentation taking place immediately following the final day’s weigh-in.
Forty-six teams qualified for this year’s event from a pool of 185 teams at the four regional tournaments, an increase in participation of 76 percent over the sport’s inaugural 2012-13 campaign. A random draw was conducted to determine the launch order for the 2014 championship, and can be found at the following link:
A live webcast of the weigh-in on both days will be produced by FLW and available at KHSAA.org.
27th Annual Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Banquet set for Sunday
LEXINGTON - The Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be inducted this Sunday during the Association’s annual banquet at the Lexington Center at 12 p.m. This year’s class of 11 members features former student-athletes Fred Bishop (Pineville), Jeff Brohm (Trinity (Lou.)), Caroline Burckle (Sacred Heart), Sonny Collins (Madisonville-North Hopkins), Ukari Figgs (Scott County), Don Frye (Monticello), Derek Homer Jr. (Fort Knox), Brooke Marnitz (Paul Laurence Dunbar) and Russell Miracle (Bell County), as well as media contributor Mike Fields (Lexington Herald-Leader) and officiating pioneer Barbara Ann Isaac.
A live webcast of the 2014 Dawahares/KHSAA Hall of Fame banquet will be available at KHSAA.org.
For information on nominating a deserving candidate for the KHSAA Hall of Fame, visit: