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Holmes tees off Thursday at 1:14 in U.S. Open

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Schwoebel, Janes chosen for East-West Baseball games.

By Bobby Brockman

John "J.B." Holmes will play in his ninth major tourney today when the 2001 Taylor County High School graduate plays in the U.S. Open in Farmingdale, N.Y.

The 27-year-old Holmes will play today and tomorrow with Alvaro Quiros and Nick Watney from Las Vegas.

His threesome will be three groups ahead of Kenny Perry's pairing with Rocco Mediate and Tom Lehman.

Television coverage will be on ESPN and NBC. That schedule can be found below in Holmes' update, which is run weekly in the CKNJ.

Holmes in major tourneys

Year    Major    Results

2003    U.S. Open    missed cut

2006    U.S. Open    T-48th

2006    British Open    missed cut

2006    PGA Championship    T-37th

2008    The Masters    T-25th

2008    U.S. Open    missed cut

2008    British Open    missed cut

2008    PGA Championship    T-29th

Schwoebel and Janes playing in Junior All-Star game

Campbellsville High School's Aaron Schwoebel and Ben Janes will play in the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches' Association East-West Junior All Star Games this weekend.

Schwoebel and Janes are on the West squad.

Central Hardin's Todd Thompson and Mark "Shiny" Kearney from Campbellsville are the KHSBCA's Fifth Region Head Coach and Assistant Coach of the Year.

Kearney's award means three of the last four coaches of the year from the Fifth Region have local ties since Kearney and last year's winners - head coach Kirby Smith of Campbellsville and Central Hardin assistant Demond Thomas - are Campbellsville University graduates.