Volleyball photoLEXINGTON, Ky. (8/2/18) — Apollo, Christian County and Owensboro Catholic are among the 84 varsity high school volleyball teams poised to compete in the Bluegrass State Games in Lexington Friday-Sunday.

The Bluegrass State Games is a non-profit program sponsored privately to promote amateur athletics across the Commonwealth. It is the signature event of the Bluegrass Sports Commission, designed to provide Kentuckians of all ages and skill levels a wholesome avenue for positive development through sports and physical activity, to promote and develop amateur athletics and to provide the amateur athlete an opportunity to showcase their talent and receive statewide recognition.

Bluegrass State Games is a member of the National Congress of State Games which is a member of the United States Olympic Committee.

The tradition-rich Bluegrass State Games boasts the largest participation of any amateur sporting event in the state. More than 16,000 participants in 2011 and continues to be one of the longest running events of its kind in the United States. In all, 30-plus different sports are offered.

 

 

Steve LeMaster

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