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Signing Period Begins This Week

By: Derek Forrest
By: Derek Forrest

The signing period begins this week, and there are several athletes around the coverage area who will be signing this week.

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The signing period begins this week, and there are several athletes around the coverage area who will be signing this week.
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Over in Inez, Sheldon Clark Lady Cardinal Guard Carla Booth will be signing to play with the Eastern Kentucky Lady Colonels to play basketball.

Carla chose EKU over Marshall, Morehead, Middle Tennessee State.

Carla, told me the coaching staff has told her she could see significant playing time as a freshman and have the ability to make an immediate impact for the program.

Carla, led the Lady Cards in scoring last year averaging 19.9 points per game adding 5.7 boards per game.

Carla helped lead her team to a 20-6 record last season.
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Also on Wednesday, Southwestern guard Danay Fothergill with sign with the Western Kentucky University Lady Toppers. Danay chooses WKU over Miami (Ohio), Stetson, North Carolina-Wilmington, North Carolina-Greensboro, James Madison and Liberty.

Fothergill finished the 2009-10 season averaging 26.4 points per game along with 3.9 boards per game.
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On Friday, Lawrence County pitcher Chandler Shepherd will officially sign with the University of Kentucky Wildcats to play baseball.

Chandler missed almost his entire Junior season on the mound last season due to Tommy John surgery but still contributed to the Bulldogs success as a designated hitter.

Chandler is one of the more dominant pitchers in the WYMT coverage area over the last several years and follows a tradition of great pitchers at Lawrence Co, more recently , Steve Blevins. who was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in 2008.
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Also, on Wednesday, Clay County golfer Todd McDaniel will sign to play with the University of Kentucky Wildcats.



Earlier this year McDaniel was named

named an HP Scholastic Junior All-American, and was also named to the American Junior Golf Association.

How excited is McDaniel about his signing? He posted this on his facebook page last week.

"Wednesday is the day I worked my life for."

- Rock

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