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Sandhill Crane Hunting Season

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With sandhill crane hunting season opening the third weekend in December, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is issuing its annual advisory to hunters to watch out for federally protected whooping cranes. The whooping crane is an endangered bird that may not be hunted. The Eastern Population of whooping cranes migrates between Wisconsin and Florida, with their main migration corridor taking them through west-central Kentucky. There are 107 whooping cranes known in this population.


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Tigers face Perry Central tonight!

Former Tiger star guard Shannon Hoskins will bring the top team in the 14th region to Keith Gymnasium Tuesday night as Perry Central will square off against the Clay County Tigers.
The Tigers main focus will be stopping one of the region’s top rated players in 6-2 Damon Tobler. Tiger coach Glenn Gray said this will not be an easy task.
“He’s big, strong and very athletic,” Gray said. “It’s a situation where we have to know where he is on the floor at all times. Perry Central is a very good and well-coached team. We have our hands full tonight and we need Tiger Nation to show up in full-force for what I hope is a great game.”
Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. with the junior varsity and 7:30 for the Tigers.

Junior Tiger guard Jonah Hinkle and his teammates will face off against the Perry Central Commodores tonight at 7:30 p.m.

Junior Tiger guard Jonah Hinkle and his teammates will face off against the Perry Central Commodores tonight at 7:30 p.m.


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Phillips Ties School 3 pt. Record

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Clay County Lady Tiger Sophomore Shelby Phillips scored a game-high 24 points, making seven 3-point shots in the first half and eight total, tying a Clay County school record in a 63-46 loss at Harlan County.
She tied Kelli Roberts who also hit eight three-pointers on February 28th, 2014 in a win over North Laurel. Roberts finished with 28 points.


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Red Bird opens season with win

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It’s been awhile since the Red Bird Cardinals opened their season with a win. The year was 2012 and they downed Riverside Christian 98-42. Monday night coach David Collett’s team picked up a 71-57 win at home over June Buchanan. Austin Napier led the Cardinals with 23 points, hitting 3 of 4 on three-pointers, and hauled in 11 rebounds.


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