A big week for Commodore Softball does not slow down as the Commodores take on the undefeated Lady Tigers in the Tim Short Classic.
If you see them congratulate them on an awesome week. They snagged three district wins (Leslie, Buckhorn and Hazard) and a win over Knott, a regional opponent.
And last but certainly not least, senior Lauryn Amburgey threw a perfect game against Buckhorn.
A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by KHEAA. The school must participate in the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program.
To enter, the student must submit an essay about one of these subjects:
• How I will inspire others to do better.
• How education makes a stronger community.
The essay must be no more than 200 words long and cannot mention the student’s name, school, county or community. The essay topic must be shown at the top of the page. The student’s name, address and high school must be listed at the bottom of the essay. The student must be a junior during the 2018-2019 school year. For more information, visit www.kheaa.com/website/contest/intro.
Photos from the winning school will be used in KHEAA publications and on KHEAA websites. To enter, mail essay to KHEAA Publications, P.O. Box 798, Frankfort, KY 40602. Students may also email their essay to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to (502) 696-7574. The winner will be chosen by a committee of KHEAA employees. The deadline for submissions is May 31.
Commodore Field was home to a thrilling comeback victory for Perry Central Tuesday as they took down crosstown rival Hazard on the baseball diamond.
Hazard looked poised to take home a win early-on, scoring four runs in the opening inning with Commodore ace Braxton Cottongame on the mound.
Cottongame turned it around after a bad first inning and pitched a complete game, shutting out the Bulldogs through the remaining six innings.
The Dores were down 4-1 going into the sixth inning, but managed to score five runs against the Bulldogs’ ace pitcher Devin Morris to take the lead.
Cottongame finished the game with 12 strikeouts.
Mission Statement: Students at Perry County Central will ADAPT to an ever changing world through high expectations to ACHIEVE 100% college/career readiness andSUCCEED as productive citizens.
Vision Statement: Our vision, at Perry Central High School, is 100% of our students will ADAPT, ACHIEVE and SUCCEED.
Founded: Perry County Central High School was opened in 1995, resulting from the consolidation of Dilce Combs and M.C. Napier High Schools.
School Colors: Red, Black and White