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2019 — Despite late pushes from St. Mary’s Ellie Roof and Margaret Butts, as well as McCracken County’s Adeline Edwards, Crittenden County’s Lauren Gilchrist stays composed and fires a career-best 74 at Paxton Park to capture the 46th Annual Mark Mullen Memorial 16-and-older girls division. …

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The St. Louis Cardinals, in conjunction with Major League Baseball’s league-wide release, have announced their 60-game 2020 season schedule.

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In what continues to be a strong, tight series between two young college ballclubs, the Kentucky Prospects Nationals topped the Kentucky Prospects Americans, 8-7, on Monday night at Brooks Stadium.

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Former Cy Young Award winner Félix Hernández has joined the list of major leaguers opting out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, at least temporarily ending the 34-year-old’s bid to revive his career.

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2019 — In an exhibition game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, the Carlisle County Comets baseball team topped the Greenville High School Comets, 6-5. “It was a really cool experience,” noted pitcher and infield Daven McGee. “It’s something we’ll be able to look back on forever and talk about w…

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DETROIT (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power.

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Truman Davis has already become a sharpened Swiss Army Knife for Carlisle County baseball and its longtime head coach in Hunter Burge.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue — has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus.

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Four days after a 13-12 barnburner in favor of the Kentucky Prospects Nationals squad, it was pitching that truly delivered on Friday night — as the Americans eked out a 5-2 win, and the split, at Brooks Stadium.

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BARDSTOWN — Golfers from Marshall County and McCracken County reached the top 10 after their final rounds at the Bluegrass Junior Amateur, which wrapped up on the par-72 course at Bardstown Country Club on Thursday.

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Two former Murray State men’s basketball stars found new destinations earlier this week, when point guard Cameron Payne signed a lightly-guaranteed two-year deal with the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, and Shaq Buchanan committed to playing with Eberlein Drive of “The Basketball Tournament.”

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Life is beginning to move extremely fast for Sophie Galloway. And that’s OK. The west Kentucky track star is hardly rattled. She’s used to speed.

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Two of the First Region’s more unheralded big men — McCracken County’s Ramon Heard and Murray’s Darius Duffy — are taking their friendship to the college basketball ranks, as both are officially headed to Kaskaskia College (Centralia, Illinois) for the next step in their hoops career.

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Paxton Park of Paducah will host the 48th Annual Mark Mullen Memorial Junior Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 7. This event is for junior golfers ages 10 through May 2020 high school graduates.

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LEXINGTON — While competing in a Bluegrass Golf Tour Junior Series event at the University Club of Kentucky, Madison Glisson bogied six holes on the Wildcat Course.

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Results from Wednesday's Bluegrass Golf Tour Junior Series event on the par-71 curse at the Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club (Winners listed first, local finishers next with placement):

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Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson were among five players who withdrew from the Travelers Championship, four of them out of a chain-reaction abundance of caution over the coronavirus that put the PGA Tour on notice.

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An opening temperature check from coach Will Barnes. A six-query questionnaire administered before practice. Groups of five or fewer, running different agility and conditioning stations with assistant coaches in Jeff Riley, Aaron McClung and Waynee McGowan.

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It’s an odd feeling, honestly. Like we have unfinished business to attend. Because in no way did we think the 2020 First Region boys championship would be our last live coverage together.

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In a Tuesday note from athletic director Patrick Clark, the Massac County Unit 1 School District has approved the hiring of Mallory (Gentry) McVey to be its next golf coach for the Massac County High School Lady Patriots.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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In what continues to be a strong, tight series between two young college ballclubs, the Kentucky Prospects Nationals topped the Kentucky Prospects Americans, 8-7, on Monday night at Brooks Stadium.

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2019 — Britt Nettervile and Luke McKenzie each produced three hits, but the Fulton Railroaders could not come up with the runs in a 13-5 loss at Franklin in OVL action. Mark Greenslit, a Minnesota native who had been working in California, is dealing with unpredictable weather while working …

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Former Cy Young Award winner Félix Hernández has joined the list of major leaguers opting out of the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, at least temporarily ending the 34-year-old’s bid to revive his career.

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2019 — In an exhibition game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, the Carlisle County Comets baseball team topped the Greenville High School Comets, 6-5. “It was a really cool experience,” noted pitcher and infield Daven McGee. “It’s something we’ll be able to look back on forever and talk about w…

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DETROIT (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau pounded protein shakes and lifted iron to transform his body, adding 40 pounds of mass, and changed his game to put a premium on power.

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Truman Davis has already become a sharpened Swiss Army Knife for Carlisle County baseball and its longtime head coach in Hunter Burge.

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2019 — Shea Estrin was born and raised in California, but is having a cool experience playing for the Paducah Chiefs, who split a doubleheader with Dubois County, Indiana. The Bombers won the first game 8-7 but Alan Roden and Lofton Pigg homered in the second game; a 14-4 Chiefs win. Murray …

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NASCAR's extravagant weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway — where the back-and-forth battle between Kevin Harvick and Denny Hamlin should continue — has been rocked by its first driver testing positive for the coronavirus.

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Four days after a 13-12 barnburner in favor of the Kentucky Prospects Nationals squad, it was pitching that truly delivered on Friday night — as the Americans eked out a 5-2 win, and the split, at Brooks Stadium.

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BARDSTOWN — Golfers from Marshall County and McCracken County reached the top 10 after their final rounds at the Bluegrass Junior Amateur, which wrapped up on the par-72 course at Bardstown Country Club on Thursday.

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RICHMOND — After shooting 77 in Wednesday's opening round, Trinity Beth of Calvert City saved her best for last with a 73 on Thursday. That 150 total earned her second place in the Championship division at the Girls Junior PGA Championship. The two-round event was played on the par-72 course…

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People headed to Kentucky’s lakes and rivers for good times afloat this weekend should expect to incur the heaviest boating traffic of the year for the July Fourth holiday period.

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Two former Murray State men’s basketball stars found new destinations earlier this week, when point guard Cameron Payne signed a lightly-guaranteed two-year deal with the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, and Shaq Buchanan committed to playing with Eberlein Drive of “The Basketball Tournament.”

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Life is beginning to move extremely fast for Sophie Galloway. And that’s OK. The west Kentucky track star is hardly rattled. She’s used to speed.

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Two of the First Region’s more unheralded big men — McCracken County’s Ramon Heard and Murray’s Darius Duffy — are taking their friendship to the college basketball ranks, as both are officially headed to Kaskaskia College (Centralia, Illinois) for the next step in their hoops career.

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He was recently listed 19th overall in the 2020-21 ESPN Top 100, and according to 247sports.com, he’s the No. 1 player in Kentucky for the Class of 2021, and the No. 8 point guard in the nation.

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Paxton Park of Paducah will host the 48th Annual Mark Mullen Memorial Junior Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 7. This event is for junior golfers ages 10 through May 2020 high school graduates.

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2019 — Paducah Chiefs pitcher Sawyer Smallwood and catcher John Michael Russ grew up together in Texarkana, Texas, and their chemistry was evident i the Chiefs’ 13-3 triumph over Muhlenberg County at Brooks Stadium. In other OVL action, Colin Millar, Bennett Christensen and Britt Netterville…

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LEXINGTON — While competing in a Bluegrass Golf Tour Junior Series event at the University Club of Kentucky, Madison Glisson bogied six holes on the Wildcat Course.

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Results from Wednesday's Bluegrass Golf Tour Junior Series event on the par-71 curse at the Hopkinsville Golf and Country Club (Winners listed first, local finishers next with placement):

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Brooks Koepka and Webb Simpson were among five players who withdrew from the Travelers Championship, four of them out of a chain-reaction abundance of caution over the coronavirus that put the PGA Tour on notice.

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An opening temperature check from coach Will Barnes. A six-query questionnaire administered before practice. Groups of five or fewer, running different agility and conditioning stations with assistant coaches in Jeff Riley, Aaron McClung and Waynee McGowan.

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It’s an odd feeling, honestly. Like we have unfinished business to attend. Because in no way did we think the 2020 First Region boys championship would be our last live coverage together.

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In a Tuesday note from athletic director Patrick Clark, the Massac County Unit 1 School District has approved the hiring of Mallory (Gentry) McVey to be its next golf coach for the Massac County High School Lady Patriots.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878 after the players' association rejected a negotiated deal of the same length, putting the sport on track for a combative return to the field amid the coronavirus pandemic.