ECTC Barons to play eight home games

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Elizabethtown Community and Technical College’s men’s basketball team, the Barons, will play 22 games, with eight home games played at T.K. Stone Middle School in Elizabethtown.

In its third year coached by John Veague, from the University of Illinois-Chicago, with assistant coach Roman Ritchey, Georgetown College, the team opened its 2014-15 season on Oct. 23 with a game at Georgetown College.

Admission is $3 for adults. All students are free. Season passes can be purchased at the gate for $20.

Barons’ supporters can join the Barons Club at several different levels. Membership includes specific incentives and the chance to win an autographed University of Louisville basketball from 1984. Information will be available at the game, or by contacting ectc.barons.club@kctcs.edu.

 “Club Sports at ECTC was designed to provide the students with a variety of opportunities for personal growth and development,” said Dr. Dale Buckles, chief student affairs officer. “Our athletes and coaches are committed to the game and represent the college with pride. They play for the love of their sport, and for the opportunity to excel. We are proud of our student athletes, many who have jobs and families in addition to their studies and their sport.”

Kody Key-Close, a graduate of LaRue County High School, plays for the Barons.