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On Tuesday night, the Paducah Chiefs faced off against the Louisville Jockeys at Brooks Stadium for their season’s second matchup. In their first meeting this year, the Chiefs won that game 10-5, thanks to four multi-run innings.

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Experience on the Paducah Track paid off for Bobby Pierce on Friday night when he won the Hell’s Tour return to Paducah.

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Over the holiday weekend, America’s favorite pastime shined as the Paducah Chiefs traveled to Fulton and Dubois County’s. The Chiefs split the weekend with a win over the Fulton Railroaders and a loss against the Dubois County Bombers.

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While the top side of the banking held him up through much of the race, Bobby Pierce may have leaned most on his past experiences at Paducah International Raceway to score his fourth DIRTcar Summer Nationals victory of the season Friday night.

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The Bluegrass Golf Tour continued on Thursday at Indian Hills Country Club in Bowling Green. With ages ranging from under 12 to 18, the one-day event featured competitors from Paducah to Richmond.

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Recent Lyon County High School graduate Calista Collins has yet another accomplishment to add to the long list of achievements during her softball career as a Lady Lyon. For the second consecutive year, Collins has been named to the Class A First Team All-State by the Kentucky Softball Coach…

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On Friday night, the Paducah Chiefs faced off against the Fulton Railroaders at Brooks Stadium for their third matchup of the season. The Chiefs are coming off a double header matchup where they lost the first by game 2-0, and were forced to forfeit after the use of an ineligible player.

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On Thursday night the Chiefs faced the Franklin Duelers in a double header matchup at Brooks Stadium. This was the third and fourth matchup between these teams this year, but the first time meeting at the Chiefs’ home field.

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Bellarmine University will be adding a dynamic guard for their 2023-24 season. Murray High School’s upcoming senior Grant Whitaker announced via social media on Wednesday that he is committed to be a Bellarmine Knight after graduation in 2023.

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As the Chiefs just passed the mid-season point, they have been on a hot streak, winning the past two games and currently have a record of 7-14. They are ranked fifth in the south division of the Ohio Valley league. They are just two games behind the Hoptown Hoppers for fourth place and eight…

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June 25 to July 9 is a time for high school coaches and their student-athletes to take a break from one another and the tedious training and practice that goes into their craft. But, while there isn’t any official practice or training going on, a few local football coaches say football is st…

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Lyon County junior Travis Perry has gained the attention of several big name colleges and universities around the nation. Between basketball games with his travel team, the Indiana Elite, and a huge game at The Titans Rockets Summer Shootout in Shelbyville, the western Kentucky talent has dr…

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On Monday afternoon, the Kentucky U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifying Event took place at the Owensboro Country Club. The top three competitors automatically qualify for the next event, and fourth and fifth place are labeled as alternates. Some notable names from the western Kentucky area that co…

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On Monday night, the Paducah Chiefs hosted the visiting Owensboro RiverDawgs at the historic Brooks Stadium. The low-scoring game ended with a 2-1 extra-inning walk-off victory for the Chiefs, giving the club its seventh win of the season.

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The Paducah Chiefs took on the Full Count Rhythm at Brooks Stadium on Friday night. This was the fifth meeting between these teams this season. The Chiefs fell this game 6-3, despite a late comeback effort to make their record 5-14 as they are ranked fifth in the south division of the OVL. C…

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The Fine Print TV Schedule can be found on page B6 today.

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Since the beginning of her varsity fast-pitch softball career, McCracken County’s Ally Hutchins has shined brightly on the diamond. With patience at the plate and fierceness in the circle, Hutchins brings the game to the next level, earning her the title of 2022 Region 1 Softball Player of t…

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Four different Calloway County athletic programs will have new faces running their programs for the upcoming seasons. The Lady Lakers soccer, basketball and volleyball programs will all be led by new coaches as well as the wrestling program.

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The Paducah Tennis Association made changes to its board positions in a recent board meeting. Sarah House is now the president, replacing Jane Gamble. Kim Hoy was named vice president, Shawne Seibert is the treasurer and Nick Gillespie is the secretary. Front: Shawne Seibert, Kathi Norringto…

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On Thursday night, the Paducah Chiefs traveled to take on the No. 1 ranked Franklin Duelers in an interleague matchup in the OVL. The Chiefs had won their last two games and were looking to continue the streak.

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A grand total of 176 high school girls basketball games will be played by the time Thursday comes to a close at the CFSB Center in Murray. Rechelle Turner’s Team Camp finished their second of three days’ worth of games on Wednesday which features 46 teams from five different states, includin…

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On Wednesday night, the Paducah Chiefs traveled to Madisonville to take on the Miners in an interleague matchup in the Ohio Valley League. This was the second meeting between these teams this year, the Chiefs winning the first contest 2-1. The Chiefs took this high-scoring affair with a scor…

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Despite still being in its youthful stage, the McCracken County High School baseball program has made a name for itself since the inaugural season in 2014. Each year the arrival of new and returning members brings a lasting brotherhood that forms on and off the diamond.

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When The Paducah Sun spoke with McCracken County’s head coach Tony Hayden before the spring season, he explained the program had unfinished business after the team’s heartbreaking ending during the 2021 KHSAA State Tournament. However, the motto remained as the team finished the 2022 season …

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While a lot of people book tee times at golf courses around western Kentucky for a causal round of golf, people like upcoming Paducah Tilghman High School senior Jack Butts books tee times to improve his game and get ready for the upcoming high school golf season. While he isn’t able to offi…

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LOUISVILLE — On Monday night, the Paducah Chiefs traveled to Louisville to face the Jockeys for their first meeting of the season.The Chiefs are ranked fifth in the south division of the OVL and the Jockeys are ranked fifth in the north division. The Chiefs took home the win handily in a 10-…

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Over the weekend, the Bluegrass Golf Tour arrived at Kentucky Dam Village to continue a summer filled with exciting and competitive golf. The Saturday afternoon start allowed participants to beat the recent early summer heat that has kept most outdoor events at bay.

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Audrey Dodd and Bailey Vick were inducted into the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association (KSCA) Fast Pitch Hall of Fame for their illustrious careers as McCracken County Lady Mustangs. Dodd continued her softball career at Georgetown and was named Kentucky’s Ms. Softball in 2016. Vick contin…

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All season long Cade Flatt has been setting new personal best times and claiming first place finish after first place finish at nearly every track and field event he has competed in this year. The Marshall County senior has plenty of accolades to boast about, but there is still one he is hop…

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BOWLING GREEN — On Friday night, the Paducah Chiefs traveled to South Warren High School to compete against the Franklin Duelers. The nine-inning contest ended with the Duelers taking a 6-1 win over the visiting Chiefs.

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For the last three seasons, Jimmie Holder has helped the boys’ basketball program at Ballard Memorial High School improve from a 4-27 record to a 10-17 record. He will now take his coaching talents across the First Region to his home town to coach the Marshall County Lady Marshals.

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HOPKINSVILLE — On Thursday night, the Paducah Chiefs traveled to Hoptown to face the Hoppers for the third time this year. The Hoppers won this meeting along with the previous two game, this time with a 13-0 score in just seven innings.

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Earlier this week, the Carlisle County High School Athletic Department announced that Scott Ginn, a long-time staple in the school’s softball program, received the prestigious Region 1 Softball Coach of the Year award after coaches in the First Region voted.

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Youth from across western Kentucky and southern Illinois battled the heat on Monday, June 13 to compete in the West Kentucky Junior Golf Championship at Drake Creek Golf Club. Boys and girls ages eight to 18 all competed against other golfers of their same age group and gender. The older kid…

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The Graves County Eagles baseball program will be led by Josh Byrd this upcoming season. The Eagles Athletic Department announced that Byrd would be taking over the position as head coach on Tuesday afternoon via social media.

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The Tri State women’s golf organization played their monthly game on Tuesday, June 14 at the Ballard County Country Club. The group consists of 13 clubs who get together once a month from the months of June to September. Ties were determined by USGA countback on the 72 par course.

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Paducah Tilghman’s Emily Shumaker signed with Union College to continue her volleyball career at the college level on Wednesday. Shumaker played volleyball throughout her high school career and was a member of the All-District and All-Region teams. The recent graduate was ranked No. 3 in the…

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On Tuesday, the Paducah Chiefs visited the Full Count Rhythm in their fourth matchup of the year. The Chiefs looked to get their first win against the Rhythm, but narrowly fell short 6-5.

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Marshall County senior Cade Flatt has accomplished a lot in his high school career. He’s set countless records and won state and national titles, but there’s still one title he lacks; the title of the fastest high schooler to ever run the 800-meter.

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Paxton Park will host the 49th annual Mark Mullen Memorial Junior Golf Tournament on Tuesday, July 5. The event will be open to boys ages 10 through May 2022 high school graduates and girls ages 12 through May 2022 high school graduates. Entry deadline will be 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 3. Entry…

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LEXINGTON — When it comes to fast-pitch softball, happiness and heartbreak often face off on the diamond. The game creates a sisterhood, an unbreakable bond that will go to battle together in every game — win or lose. For McCracken County’s sisterhood, the game served up heartbreak on Saturd…

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On Monday, June 13, the Paducah Chiefs faced off against the Dubois County Bombers at Brooks Stadium. The Chiefs came off a 14-4 win against the Franklin Duelers on Sunday where four Chiefs players had two RBIs. They held onto that momentum, riding it into Monday’s game and beating the Bombe…

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Last week a talented group of athletes and their coaches gathered for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games in hopes of bringing home the gold. Athletes from all 50 states and the Caribbean competed in 19 different sports, including a team of athletes who call western Kentucky home who finishe…

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On Saturday night, the Paducah Chiefs took on the Full Count Rhythm for the third time this season at Brooks Stadium. The Rhythm got the best of the Chiefs, earning the 7-2 win. Despite the loss, it was still a good night to be a baseball fan as attendance was free and the night ended with a…

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LEXINGTON — When it comes to fast pitch softball, happiness and heartbreak often face off on the diamond. The game creates a sisterhood, an unbreakable bond that will go to battle together in every game — win or lose. For McCracken County’s sisterhood, the game served up heartbreak on Saturd…

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The flag football team out of Marshall County finished fourth in the 2022 Special Olympic USA Games in Orlando on Friday morning. They trailed Pennsylvania 18-0 early, found some momentum in the second half, but weren’t able to bounce back, falling 31-12. Aaron Morrison threw two touchdowns …

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LEXINGTON — Baseball is not always a kind game. The game that makes men and forms brotherhoods also breaks hearts and often serves up a hot plate of disappointment. And on Friday night, the McCracken County Mustangs faced the cruel version of the game the team loves dearly.

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LEXINGTON — Despite a two-hour rain delay and nerve-wracking flashbacks to last season’s state tournament heartbreak, the McCracken County Lady Mustangs defeated Holy Cross, 14-1.