Fishing tournament raises more than $15,000

image of Jim Shaw, Bill Hough and President/CEO Dr. Ed StoryFriends of Cave Run Lake, a nonprofit organization, recently held the 2nd Annual Friends of Cave Run Lake Memorial Bass Tournament.

Proceeds will provide scholarships to deserving students attending Morehead State University or the Rowan Campus of Maysville Community and Technical College who reside in Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan and Rowan counties.

The Friends of Cave Run Lake organization is dedicated to preserving conservation and sportsmanship in honor and memory of those who served as leaders in the sport of fishing. Through a scholarship fund for youth in the Cave Run

Lake area, the group hopes to perpetuate the spirit and enthusiasm that was demonstrated by those honored.

More than $15,000 was raised during the event. Winners were: Kelly Karrick and John Gorrell, first place; Ernest Wilson and John Perkins, second place; Tiny McFarland and Mike Brown, third place; and Derek McCarty and Billy McCarty, big fish.Additional information may be obtained by contacting Maysville Community and Technical College's Office of Resource Development at 606-759-7141 extension 66176.