Commonwealth Journal

Local Sports

March 27, 2013

Gover to play basketball for U of the Cumberlands

(Continued)

Somerset —

“We toured a couple of colleges and we prayed a lot, and I just felt like this was a golden opportunity for me,” said Gover.
“I had a great time over there when I went for my visit, and the coaches were all very nice to me and treated me really well.” continued the PC great. “I felt like with it being a school that’s fit more toward Christ, I would fit in really well there.”
Gover says he wants to get a little bigger and stronger before he heads over to The Cumberlands, and he will work to do just that.
“I’m going to stay in the weight room and try to get stronger over the summer,” said Gover. “However, I’m not saying I don’t have anything else to work on. I’m going to work on my ball handling and my shooting, and on every aspect of my game. I think as a player you’ve always got room to improve.”
As for the man that had the privilege to coach Taylor Gover during his outstanding high school career, his uncle and head coach at Pulaski County High School — Al Gover — says that he feels the Patriots got a very good basketball player to compete at the NAIA level.
“Taylor’s just a terrific player in all areas of the game,” stated Al Gover.
“He’s always willing to do exactly what you asked him to do,” added the PC coach. “We asked him to do a lot of things while he was here — scoring, distributing the basketball, rebounding — he did all those things well. He’s done a great job here at Pulaski. You’re not going to find a better person than Taylor Gover either. He’s top of the line character-wise, and Cumberland is getting one heck of a player.”

Text Only
Local Sports
  • Zwick Zwick wins Duathlon National Championship

    Age is relative.
    For local athlete David Zwick, turning 75 years young was an ‘athletic blessing’.

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Russell Local All-Star teams advance in state tournaments

    Local all-star baseball teams began their state tournament journeys on Tuesday night at ballparks all across the state of Kentucky.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • haleelanigan.jpg Pulaski’s Lanigan wins World title, Shopville Elementary places third

    The Pulaski County area has always been know n as a hotbed for great archery at the state level and National level.
    But now the local area can boast it has some of the greatest young archers in the ‘World’.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cavaliers LeBron Gilb_Harr.jpg LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hyden Commonwealth Journal 2014 All-County Track Team

    This year’s 2014 Commonwealth Journal All-County Track team was led by Pulaski County High School senior Austin Hyden.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr major.jpg Pirates win title over Yankees

    To clinch the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken major league championship title, the Kentucky Farm Care Pirates needed to win just one game against the Southeastern Appraisal Yankees.
    The Yankees, meanwhile, had a much tougher task, as they had to earn a pair of victories over the Pirates.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr minor.jpg Braves hold off Giants, 6-5, for title

    In the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken Minor League championship game, the Science Hill United Methodist Braves took the title by holding off the Roark Auto Transport Giants, 6-5.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Softball Lady Warriors’ Dynamic Duo

    The dynamic duo.
    A one-two punch.
    A winning combination.
    Whatever you want to call them, the pair of Destiny Molden and Sydney ‘Dozer’ Fourman have been nothing short of spectacular for the Southwestern High School softball team over the past few years.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scott Virginia Scott signs with Young Harris

    After a very successful prep basketball career at Somerset High School, Virginia Scott will continue to play the sport that she loves so much at the next level.

    June 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lynch.jpg ‘Magical Season’ ends

    For the past couple of weeks, things had gone the way Southwestern wanted them to.
    That was not the case in the first round game of the Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament, as the Warriors just couldn’t seem to get a break in Monday evening’s game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

Somerset-Pulaski girls basketball


To purchase or view mor sports photos go to www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Pulaski vs. Southwestern football


Check out more action photos at www.somerset-kentucky.smugmug.com

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide