Great start, tough finish for 1969 Tomcats

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland coach Herb Conley and journalist Mark Maynard delve into the 1969 Tomcat football season in the second episode of TOMCAT TALES the podcast. Ashland opened the 1969 season with one-sided wins over Catlettsburg 75-0 and Middlesboro 42-0, stoking a fan base hungry for more. But it didn’t happen. The Tomcats fellContinue reading “Great start, tough finish for 1969 Tomcats”

Until next summer: A salute to the 2020 CP-1 Hall of Fame class

ASHLAND, Ky. – Today was supposed to be the day the Ashland Baseball CP-1 Hall of Fame opened its doors to the 2020 class. But COVID-19 forced us to postpone the ceremony until August 2021. Maybe it was fitting that it rained this afternoon. It would have been about the time we were wrapping upContinue reading “Until next summer: A salute to the 2020 CP-1 Hall of Fame class”

Oldest Tomcat was part of ‘Greatest Generation’ and great football team

ASHLAND, Ky. – An obituary in Friday’s Ashland newspaper may have caught your attention because of the photograph with it. It was a photo of Paul DeHart Sr. in his fighter pilot uniform from his days in World War II. Mr. DeHart was a member of the Greatest Generation and played on Ashland’s 1942 undefeatedContinue reading “Oldest Tomcat was part of ‘Greatest Generation’ and great football team”

TOMCAT TALES podcast launched

ASHLAND, Ky. – A new podcast that will explore the history of Ashland Tomcat sports launched Thursday afternoon. Mark Maynard is producing and hosting the podcast which will feature some of the all-time greats in Tomcat football, basketball and baseball. The first 10 episodes will center around Herb Conley, the legendary football coach. The firstContinue reading “TOMCAT TALES podcast launched”