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High schoolers from across region get chance to observe a live surgery at Christ Hospital

Hundreds of high school students from across Greater Cincinnati, including a number from Northern Kentucky, will have a unique opportunity on Tuesday, Oct. 28. They will observe a live surgery at The Christ Hospital, take a tour and lunch at The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences.   The 16th Annual Live Surgery Experience, presented by the nursing college, is intended to give students...

Bishop Brossart catcher signs with Brewers; Louisville transfer signs with Cardinals

Staff report   The first of five Kentucky high school baseball players selected in the 2013 MLB draft has officially signed a professional contract.   Bishop Brossart High School catcher Tanner Norton has signed with the Milwaukee Brewers as the team’s 13th round pick, the Brewers announced in a news release Tuesday.   Norton originally signed to play college baseball at Western...

Eleven Kentucky high school or college players selected on day three of MLB draft

Coco Johnson bats for UofL. (File photo by Jon Hale)   Staff report   See below for a roundup of the Kentucky players selected on day three of the MLB draft as the picks are made. Unlike the first two days of the draft, there are no assigned slot values for picks after the 10th round. Any bonus exceeding $100,000 counts toward a team’s bonus pool.   11th round   The first...