1970 Tomcats get their wish(bone) in last game of season

ASHLAND, Ky. – Ashland’s 1970 football season became a turning point in coach Herb Conley’s career. The Tomcats finished only 3-7 but it was a 7-3 victory over Ironton at Tanks Stadium in the last game that provided enough to keep Coach Conley around. He introduced the wishbone for the first time in that oneContinue reading “1970 Tomcats get their wish(bone) in last game of season”

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”

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”