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The Senior Tri-State Golf Tournament took place at Paxton Park Golf Course over the weekend. The tournament was organized by flight according to the golfers age, A: 50-54, B: 55-59, C: 60-64, D: 65-69, E: 70-74, F: 75-79 and G: 80 and Above. Scotty Parker came from flight B and won the event…

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After having a game be cancelled against Paducah Tilghman due to COVID-19, the McCracken County Lady Mustangs took to the field to face off against Calloway County on Tuesday, Sept. 21. The 4-2 decision give the Lady Mustangs a 5-4-2 record on the season and the momentum heading into a resch…

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The Christian Fellowship Lady Eagles traveled to play in the Kentucky Christian Athletic Conference (KCAC) Tournament in Lexington on Sept. 17 and 18, 2021, returning home as the KCAC State Runner-Up.

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The McCracken County Lady Mustangs added another notch in the win column under the belt of coach Tim Whitis, honoring their pair of seniors, Zoe Houston and Allison Sasseen, before the two-set match against St. Mary on Tuesday night.

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It was another busy weekend in the world of sports in western Kentucky. Everyone from golf to volleyball was played and nearly everything in between. Some games ended in tremendous success for teams while others fell short on big stages.

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In just four days’ time, the Lady Bombers of Ballard County have played 14 sets in six matches, including the most recent 3-0 victory over Murray on Monday, Sept. 20. The high number of games comes from the Lady Bombers playing in the All “A” State Tournament where they fell in the semifinal…

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Rocco Zakuteny of St. Mary placed second over the weekend in the KGCA All State tournament at University Club in Lexington. The Vikings finished 10th as a team.

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The Mayfield Cardinals remained perfect on Friday night, gliding to a 56-13 win over Calloway County in commanding fashion.

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Graves County at Grayson CountyAfter losing week one, the Eagles have found their rhythm and are now on a four game winning streak. They dominated on the road at Grayson County and claimed the blowout 55-14 win.

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The Caldwell County Tigers put an end to Union County’s winning season Friday night at Tiger Stadium with the 24-14 win over one of Western Kentucky’s top ranked teams. Union County now, 4-1, is currently ranked #1 in the 3A class in District 1 while Caldwell County, now 3-2, is ranked #3 in…

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The McCracken County Mustangs have been searching for their first win of the 2021 season. On Friday night, the talented powerhouse found it against the visiting Marshall County Marshals at Marquette Stadium, 45-13.

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On Thursday night, freshman Katie O’Neill and junior Vanessa Becker led the St. Mary Lady Vikings to a 10-0 victory over the visiting Union County Bravettes.

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Marshall County came to town for a visit to the McCracken County volleyball court on Thursday, Sept. 16 in an attempt to break the Lady Mustangs winning streak. The 10-2 Lady Marshals have been a dominant team all season, only losing to the Ballard County Bombers, but McCracken put up a figh…

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The third annual Play Like Preston Wiffle Ball 2021 Tournament will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18, at the Calvert City Baseball Park, starting at 9 a.m., with friendly competition in remembrance of the late Preston Ryan Cope.

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Another local high school coach has reached an impressive career feat. McCracken County volleyball head coach Tim Whitis achieved career win 500 on Tuesday, Sept. 14 when his team defeated the Graves County Lady Eagles in three straight sets.

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This past weekend, a local team from Purchase Area Tennis Association won the USTA KY 7.0 Mixed Doubles State Tournament. They will compete in the USTA Southern Sectional Championships in Little Rock, Arkansas on Oct. 8-10. Team members shown are (front row) Marta Elliott, Marisa Kilgore, Do…

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After a successful weekend playing in and winning the Kentucky 2A — Section 1 tournament, the Paducah Tilghman Lady Tornado wasted no time getting back on the court. They played at Community Christian Academy on Tuesday, Sept. 14 and continued their winning streak with a 3-0 sweep over the L…

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The Marshall County Marshals shot a 318 to finish in sixth place out of 20 at the Bowling Green County Club during The Danny Spillman BGIT on Sept. 11. Trey Wall finished with a 75, Ryan Stokes with a 79, Camdyn McLeod and David Jack Morris with two 82s, and Hayden Powell finished with a 90.…

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This past weekend was a busy one for local high school athletics. From soccer to volleyball, nearly every fall sport had a game, including the 1st Region All “A” Classic for Ballard Memorials volleyball team, the 2A Sectionals for Paducah Tilghman volleyball as well as their boys and girls s…

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After a battle of the blue under the Friday night lights in Rocket Arena, the Caldwell County Tigers have kept a 13-year tradition alive, beating the Crittenden County Rockets, 9-0.

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Friday night kicked off the weekend under stadium lights as many local area teams traveled to compete on the gridiron. High school football is in full swing, with teams still searching for a first win and others going undefeated as September cools those humid Western Kentucky end-of-summer t…

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Kentucky wildlife managers are pondering options to bolster wild turkey numbers as something, likely a combination of factors, causes turkey populations to decline in numerous states across the eastern United States.

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Paducah Tilghman golfer Peyton Toon lands a hole-in-one on the par-3 sixth hole at the Country Club of Paducah on Wednesday. Toon is 14 years old and plays varsity for the Blue Tornado.

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It was a fight to the finish when the visiting Lady Tigers traveled to Mercy Health Field to battle against the McCracken County Lady Mustangs. The epic matchup between the two schools ended in a 2-2 tie on Thursday night.

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For the second time this season the Lady Marshals and Lady Bombers squared up as two of best volleyball teams around. Ballard County hosted the match and Marshall County looked to get even after losing to the Lady Bombers on their home court a week earlier.

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It’s no secret that while the nation isn’t shut down like it was this time last year, COVID-19 is still looming heavily, still impacting a lot of what people do daily. The world of sports is no different. Games are still being cancelled, student athletes are still having to quarantine and is…

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Paducah Tilghman boys cross country team took 3rd over all in the Calloway County Invitational on Sept. 4. Liam Black (not pictured) landed in the top-10 in ninth place with a 5k time of 19:19.4. 

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Marshall County’s girls had plenty of scoring opportunities — approximately 18 of them on goal — Tuesday against Second District rival Murray High, but the Lady Marshals are not going to scoff at a 2-0 victory.

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Paducah Tilghman High School football has canceled its game with South Warren High School that was scheduled for Friday, Sept. 17. The cancelation was necessary because many of the members of the football team and coaches have been quarantined or isolated due to exposure to COVID-19.

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St. Mary won a golf match against Massac County and Carterville on Tuesday, with Rocco Zakutney leading the way for the Vikings with a 4-under par 31. St. Mary won the event with a team score of 147, followed by the Patriots with 156 and Carterville with 180.

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Tuesday night called for a soccer match between Paducah Tilghman High School and St. Mary High School, hosted by the Lady Vikings. The Blue Tornado took control and the 6-0 win after a tough 3-0 loss to another local Paducah team, the McCracken Lady Mustangs, on Sept. 3.

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The Paducah Tilghman High School Lady Blue Tornado has been without their standard varsity roster for multiple matches, and on Tuesday night, the team returned to play with 97% of the team back.

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While firing an 18-hole 83 score that earned Hayden Engler a spot at this Sunday’s Kentucky All “A” state golf tournament, the Christian Fellowship junior was thinking about one person in particular.

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Marshall County’s boys and girls golf teams took top honors in their own invitational tournaments Saturday and senior Marshal Camdyn McLeod earned top medalist status with his 3-under par 69 score.

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Charles Bechtold, 83, of Paducah had his seventh career hole-in-one Thursday at Paxton Park on the 151-yard No. 8 hole. Charlie knocked a 5-iron in the hole on his way to shooting 67 for the day.

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Although fall sports are in full swing, a group of local area high school baseball players had the opportunity to represent the 270 area code in the Prep Baseball Report (PBR) 24 State Games and came home undefeated.