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The top five basketball moments conclude today with those selected from the 2019-20 boys basketball season.

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FOOTBALL — The First Region Policy Board is accepting applications for an assigning secretary position for football. Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest along with a resume to: Joe Morris, Policy Board Chairman, Mayfield High School, 700 Douthitt St., Mayfield, KY 42066 …

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Each season, I ask for your submissions for the top five moments of each season. Here are the selections for those best moments of the girls basketball season. We’ll continue Wednesday with those from the boys basketball season.

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2019 — Ty Buchmeier went 3-for-3 for Marshall County in a 5-3 win over Clarksville (Tenn.) Northwest, while future Murray State Racer Brock Anderson struck out seven batters in four innings, helping the Marshals secure the win. … Murray State’s softball team split a doubleheader with Tenness…

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Roger Penske, at 83 and considered high risk for the coronavirus as a 2017 kidney transplant recipient, still makes the daily three-minute commute to his Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office.

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2019 — Wes Overstreet replaced his father — Greg, new coach at Paducah Tilghman — as the boys head basketball coach at St Mary. ... On the NCAA basketball tournament front, Kentucky’s men topped Houston 62-58 in the Midwest semifinals in Kansas City, Mo., with Tyler Herro hitting the go-ahea…

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2019 — After coaching the St. Mary boys basketball team for 15 years, Greg Overstreet returned to his alma mater to become the head coach of Paducah Tilghman boys basketball. ... In baseball, Marshall County won at Graves County by the football score of 14-10. Tyler Belcher drove in three ru…

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Since 1944, The Paducah Sun has conducted and organized a regional poll to recognize the area's top boys basketball players. Many are deserving, but only 10 are selected. All statistics listed are based on the 2019-20 regular season.

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It’s hard to make a team of 10. So here’s a few who could’ve been. These all were close, but fell just short. And, yet, they still did rule the court.

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2019 — For the first time this century, juniors were named Player of the Year on both the boys and girls All-Purchase basketball teams. McCracken County’s Jackson Sivills and Calloway County’s Charlee Settle are the juniors deemed worth of these honors. ... Marshall’s Gracey Murt and McCrack…

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Since 1976, The Paducah Sun has conducted and organized a regional poll to recognize the area's top girls basketball players. Many are deserving, but only 10 are selected. All statistics listed are based on the 2019-20 regular season.

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2019 — Paducah Tilghman’s Brady Betts and Jayce France combine to hold Livingston Central to one unearned run in an 11-1, six-inning win at Brooks Stadium ... Marshall County’s Riley Harris tosses eight strikeouts and yields only two hits in a 10-1 win over St. Mary in Draffenville.

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With an All-Purchase Team limited to just 10 players, there will perpetually be some talented players who narrowly miss the cut.

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While the All-Purchase Basketball Awards Banquet was itself canceled — an unfortunate side effect of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — we at The Paducah Sun wanted to ensure the student-athletes received their due recognition.

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2015 — Murray State fell short of a trip to Madison Square Garden when it lost 72-69 to Old Dominion in Norfolk, Virginia, in the quarterfinals of the Men’s NIT. Jeffery Moss nailed a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left to tie the game after MSU trailed by 10 with 3:39 to go. ODU’s Trey Freeman,…

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2019 — As Kentucky prepared to play N.C. State in Raleigh for a spot in the Sweet 16 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, Louisville punched its ticket with a 71-50 romp over Michigan at the Yum Center. Asia Darr led the Cardinals with 24 points; 12 of those in the first quarter. Murray State…

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It’s early Saturday afternoon, two days before traveling to Marion for a season-opening matchup against a cadre of talent at Crittenden County High School.

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This is a new feature in the Sun highlighting local sporting events of days gone by:

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MURRAY – The first two dominoes of the 2020-21 Murray State men's basketball roster fell into place on Saturday afternoon, when noted online recruiting service verbalcommits.com announced that two Racers – junior guard Jason Holliday and freshman guard Noah Kamba – have entered the transfer portal.

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In the first week of February, Community Christian Academy was in the middle of coalescing efforts for its first-ever season of high school fastpitch softball.

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Lance Freeman of Murray and a Lyon County native is The Bass Federation’s top boater after winning the amateur fishing organization’s recent 2020 Federation National Championship on the Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees at Grove, Oklahoma.

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The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. The dream of playing under the bright lights of March Madness, of possibly hoisting a national championship trophy, wiped out by the coronavirus.

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Any other night at the Paducah Athletic Club, the privately-owned health and fitness facility would be brimming with locals in search for an endorphin kick. Pumping iron. Swimming. Jogging.

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2019 — Ty Buchmeier went 3-for-3 for Marshall County in a 5-3 win over Clarksville (Tenn.) Northwest, while future Murray State Racer Brock Anderson struck out seven batters in four innings, helping the Marshals secure the win. … Murray State’s softball team split a doubleheader with Tenness…

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Roger Penske, at 83 and considered high risk for the coronavirus as a 2017 kidney transplant recipient, still makes the daily three-minute commute to his Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office.

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2019 — Wes Overstreet replaced his father — Greg, new coach at Paducah Tilghman — as the boys head basketball coach at St Mary. ... On the NCAA basketball tournament front, Kentucky’s men topped Houston 62-58 in the Midwest semifinals in Kansas City, Mo., with Tyler Herro hitting the go-ahea…

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2019 — After coaching the St. Mary boys basketball team for 15 years, Greg Overstreet returned to his alma mater to become the head coach of Paducah Tilghman boys basketball. ... In baseball, Marshall County won at Graves County by the football score of 14-10. Tyler Belcher drove in three ru…

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Since 1944, The Paducah Sun has conducted and organized a regional poll to recognize the area's top boys basketball players. Many are deserving, but only 10 are selected. All statistics listed are based on the 2019-20 regular season.

editor's pick
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It’s hard to make a team of 10. So here’s a few who could’ve been. These all were close, but fell just short. And, yet, they still did rule the court.

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2019 — For the first time this century, juniors were named Player of the Year on both the boys and girls All-Purchase basketball teams. McCracken County’s Jackson Sivills and Calloway County’s Charlee Settle are the juniors deemed worth of these honors. ... Marshall’s Gracey Murt and McCrack…

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Since 1976, The Paducah Sun has conducted and organized a regional poll to recognize the area's top girls basketball players. Many are deserving, but only 10 are selected. All statistics listed are based on the 2019-20 regular season.

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2019 — Paducah Tilghman’s Brady Betts and Jayce France combine to hold Livingston Central to one unearned run in an 11-1, six-inning win at Brooks Stadium ... Marshall County’s Riley Harris tosses eight strikeouts and yields only two hits in a 10-1 win over St. Mary in Draffenville.

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With an All-Purchase Team limited to just 10 players, there will perpetually be some talented players who narrowly miss the cut.

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While the All-Purchase Basketball Awards Banquet was itself canceled — an unfortunate side effect of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic — we at The Paducah Sun wanted to ensure the student-athletes received their due recognition.

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2015 — Murray State fell short of a trip to Madison Square Garden when it lost 72-69 to Old Dominion in Norfolk, Virginia, in the quarterfinals of the Men’s NIT. Jeffery Moss nailed a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left to tie the game after MSU trailed by 10 with 3:39 to go. ODU’s Trey Freeman,…

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2019 — As Kentucky prepared to play N.C. State in Raleigh for a spot in the Sweet 16 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament, Louisville punched its ticket with a 71-50 romp over Michigan at the Yum Center. Asia Darr led the Cardinals with 24 points; 12 of those in the first quarter. Murray State…

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It’s early Saturday afternoon, two days before traveling to Marion for a season-opening matchup against a cadre of talent at Crittenden County High School.

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This is a new feature in the Sun highlighting local sporting events of days gone by:

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MURRAY – The first two dominoes of the 2020-21 Murray State men's basketball roster fell into place on Saturday afternoon, when noted online recruiting service verbalcommits.com announced that two Racers – junior guard Jason Holliday and freshman guard Noah Kamba – have entered the transfer portal.

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In the first week of February, Community Christian Academy was in the middle of coalescing efforts for its first-ever season of high school fastpitch softball.

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Lance Freeman of Murray and a Lyon County native is The Bass Federation’s top boater after winning the amateur fishing organization’s recent 2020 Federation National Championship on the Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees at Grove, Oklahoma.

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The college basketball season came to an emphatic, dramatic end with the cancellation of the NCAA Tournament. The dream of playing under the bright lights of March Madness, of possibly hoisting a national championship trophy, wiped out by the coronavirus.

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Any other night at the Paducah Athletic Club, the privately-owned health and fitness facility would be brimming with locals in search for an endorphin kick. Pumping iron. Swimming. Jogging.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities, politicians and professional athletes faced a backlash this week as many revealed that they had been tested for the coronavirus, even when they didn’t have a fever or other tell-tale symptoms.

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The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Mar. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas coach Bill Self has spent much of the past week mulling ways to commemorate one of the more remarkable seasons in the school's proud basketball history, one that began with off-the-court distractions too numerous to count and ended in the unprecedented cancellation of…

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — As a young boy growing up in Norway, Thomas Waerner spent idle hours thinking long and hard about two different kinds of iconic American modes of transportation: muscle cars and the sled dogs in the Iditarod.

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand's professional rugby league and soccer clubs have chosen to become sporting exiles in the hope of continuing to play in Australian leagues during the coronavirus pandemic.

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On this date, 10 years ago, Murray State men’s basketball was basking in the glory of a massive upset in the 2010 NCAA Tournament, when Danero Thomas’ last-second shot sent the 13th-seeded Racers over the No. 4-seeded Vanderbilt Commodores, 66-65, in San Jose, Calif. It’s a team that would f…