Madison Southern will introduce its new girls’ basketball coach Allie Turely on Saturday, May 18, at 3 p.m. in the school’s auditorium. Turley is a Kentucky native. He grew up in Marion and played for Crittenden County High School. Following high school, Turley played collegiately at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, Ill., where he was the team’s captain for the 1999-2000 season. Following graduation, he began his coaching career at SIC. Since then, he has enjoyed coaching stops at Eastern Kentucky University, St. Petersburg College (Florida), Brandon High School (Florida) and Lennard High School (Florida).
During his 15-year coaching career, Turley has been a part of two Florida High School Athletic Association Final Four Teams at Brandon High School in 2008 and Lennard High School in 2014. He has been a high-school science teacher for 14 years, and most recently taught and coached at IMG Academy in Florida. Turley and his wife, April, have two sons, Collyer (10), and Corbin (4).
Two Eagle soccer standout sign with Asbury University
Madison Southern soccer players Zane Isaacs and Kole Lineville have signed to play college ball at Asbury University in Wilmore, Ky. Lineville is a four-year letter winner for the soccer team where he was an integral part of Southern’s offense. He played forward where he contributed 12 goals and six assists. Isaacs is also a four-year letter winner. He was elected captain for his senior season and embraced the leadership role as he led the team from several different positions on the field.
The duo helped the Eagles to a 13-5-1 record as the team claimed the program’s first district title in 13 years, and the school’s first 11th Region Tournament win ever.
Pirates drop back-to-back games
The Berea Pirates (10-15) dropped two games this past week, falling 7-3 to Burgin on Friday and 13-3 to Jackson County on Monday. Jacob Brennan recorded two hits versus Burgin, while Ben West recorded four strikeouts in two innings of work. On Monday, Jackson County scored 10 runs in the second and third innings to blow the game open. Dylan Hanney finished with two hits, while West added two RBIs. On Saturday, Berea will face cross-town rival Madison Southern in the first round of the 44th District Tournament at 1 p.m. at MSHS. The two squads did not face each other during the regular season.
Eagles went 2-0 last week
The Madison Southern Eagles picked up wins over Frankfort (10-6) and East Jessamine (7-5). Broc Parmer powered the Eagles (14-11) against Frankfort by recording four RBIs. Titus Haskins finished with four strikeouts in five innings on the mound. Southern scored two runs in each of the first five innings of the game. Parmer led Southern with two hits against East Jessamine and Austin Banks recorded two RBIs. Michael Bannister recorded three strikeouts in the win.
Juett tosses two-hitter as Lady Eagles top Estill
Tessa Juett went the distance and picked up a no-hit win over Estill County last Wednesday, May 8. She finished the game with six strikeouts. She also helped herself at the plate by recording two hits and an RBI. Kortney Kitchens and Kayla Pigg also picked up one RBI each. On Friday, the Lady Eagles (21-8) lost to Franklin County, 4-2. Ziria Carter picked up two hits in the loss. Kennadi Story and Caylen Conrad each had one RBI. Madison Southern rebounded from Friday evening’s loss to pick up an 8-0 win Friday night against Notre Dame Academy. Juett had two hits and three RBIs in the win. Pigg finished the game with 10 strikeouts. Madison Southern will play Berea on Saturday at 11 a.m. in the first round of the 44th District Tournament at MSHS.
Howell pitches a no-hitter in win over Williamsburg
The Berea Lady Pirates (9-10) plated five runs in each of the first three innings in a 15-0 win over Williamsburg. Madison Howell and Deidra Caudill recorded two hits in the victory. Julia Kilgore, Howell, and Emily Maynard finished two RBIs each in the win. Howell went the distance by not allowing a hit over five innings and striking out one.