Bluegrass State Games http://wkms.org en Bluegrass Games Expects 6K People This Weekend http://wkms.org/post/bluegrass-games-expects-6k-people-weekend <p></p><p>Some 6,000 participants could be in central Kentucky for this weekend’s Bluegrass State Games.&nbsp;This is the 29<sup>th</sup> year for the statewide amateur competition.&nbsp; Bluegrass Sports Commission Director Terry Johnson said last year competitors came from 99 of 120 Kentucky counties.</p><p><em>“We are strongest in central Kentucky and eastern Kentucky and northern Kentucky and Louisville.&nbsp; And we are working, it’s one of our big efforts to try and move westward a couple centuries after the country did, but we’re trying to move westward.” Johnson said.&nbsp;“We get participation from western Kentucky, but not to the level we want and we want to make sure folks over there feel a part of this.&nbsp; This is the State Games.”</em> Wed, 17 Jul 2013 21:55:56 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 33166 at http://wkms.org Bluegrass Games Expects 6K People This Weekend Bluegrass State Games Enter 29th Year http://wkms.org/post/bluegrass-state-games-enter-29th-year <p>Chad Lampe&nbsp;speaks with&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Becky Monarch on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sounds Good</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about the Bluegrass State Games. This is the largest amateur participatory event in Kentucky. Entering their </span>29th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> year, the Games' size and scope annually rank among the top three state games in the country. According to their website, the Games are 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. <a href="http://bluegrassstategames.org/">See more at BlugrassStateGames.org</a>.</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:51:25 +0000 Chad Lampe 31867 at http://wkms.org Bluegrass State Games Enter 29th Year