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LEXINGTON — In the semifinal round of the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament on Friday, Lyon County faced No. 1 ranked Louisville Trinity and kept the Shamrocks scoreless for the first four innings but ultimately fell, 10-3.

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HUNTINGBURG, Ind. — Despite holding an 8-3 lead, the Paducah Chiefs were unable to put a stop to their losing streak on Friday as they faltered down the stretch en route to a 10-8 loss at Dubois County.

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LEXINGTON — The McCracken County baseball team will face another talented foe on Friday night at Legends Field in the semifinal round of the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament.

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LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons moved one step closer to the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament championship thanks to their 4-2 quarterfinal win over Whitley County at Legends Field on Thursday.

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Last week’s KHSAA Class 2A State Track and Field Championships featured a heavy dose of Paducah Tilghman athletes. The Tornado and Lady Tornado qualified for the state meet in 23 of the 36 events and brought home three state championships.

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Members of Paducah’s Elite Athletic Academy 18U volleyball club gather with their trophy after winning the Club Division championship at the 2021 JVA World Challenge in Louisville. From June 11-13, EAA battled 22 teams from the Midwest and Southeast, posting an overall record of 8-1 and losi…

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Keith Hodge has resigned as Murray High School’s head football coach, MHS athletic director Ann Greenfield told The Sun on Wednesday.

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — The Paducah Chiefs suffered their eighth loss on the season, falling 14-4 to the Full Count Rhythm on Tuesday night at Drakes Creek Park.

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The First Region All-Tournament honorees stand on the baseball field at McCracken County High School following the championship game on June 7. Pictured are Marshall County’s Chase Hayden and Griffin Darnall; Hickman County’s Eli Prince; Graves County’s Drew Hayden; Carlisle County’s Carter …

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Donsten Brown’s state championship in the high jump highlighted McCracken County’s stay at the KHSAA Class 3A State Track and Field Championships in Lexington on Saturday. But he was just one of several Mustangs who posted solid finishes to cap off the 2021 season.

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The McCracken County Mustangs are two games away from returning to the KHSAA State Baseball Tournament championship on Saturday. Before the semifinals and a championship game, the Mustangs will face the Collins Titans on Wednesday in the state quarterfinals.

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After an extra-inning victory on Saturday afternoon, the Lyon County baseball team is headed to Lexington to battle Whitley County in the state tournament quarterfinals on Thursday at 5 p.m. Eastern time.

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LEXINGTON — Mother Nature and some administrative red tape wreaked havoc on the McCracken County softball team’s first trip to the state tournament since 2017.

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BOWLING GREEN — The Lyon County baseball team made the most of its first-ever state tournament game Saturday, defeating Owensboro Catholic, 4-3, in eight innings to advance to the quarterfinals.

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BOWLING GREEN — Never count the McCracken County baseball team out. While Saturday's semi-state game against Bowling Green was a fight to the finish, the Mustangs' season isn’t over yet.

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Lyon County's Christian O’Daniel high fives coach Corky Peek after the Lyons' 4-3 win over Owensboro Catholic at Western Kentucky University on Saturday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament. The Lyons will face Whitley County in the quarterfinals on Thu…

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LEXINGTON — The KHSAA State Track and Field Championships concluded Saturday with the Class 3A meet at the University of Kentucky Track and Field Complex. Marshall County senior Sophie Galloway was one of the stars of the meet, coming away with three state titles and setting new records in t…

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The PU5H VBC (Push 5 Volleyball Club) 18 team had quite the experience in Las Vegas late last month. They got to experience the sights and sounds of the Vegas strip and capped off their trip as the top team in the AAU West Coast Championships club volleyball tournament.

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Following up on a moderately good spring turkey season, Kentucky wildlife managers and proponents want to take steps to head off what is seen as a widespread decline in wild turkey populations.

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A five-run seventh inning sparked the Full Count Rhythm to a 13-5 road win over the Paducah Chiefs in Ohio Valley League action on Friday.

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LEXINGTON — The KHSAA State Track and Field Championships continued Friday with the Class 2A meet at the University of Kentucky Track and Field Complex. After athletes from Murray and Fulton County high schools represented the First Region well in Thursday’s Class 1A meet with five state tit…

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Community Christian Academy recently recognized its first collegiate athletics signee since 2011, as John Carter Chappell inked with Campbellsville University to continue his swimming career.

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LEXINGTON — The KHSAA State Track and Field Championships got underway Thursday with the Class 1A meet at the University of Kentucky Track and Field Complex. Athletes from the First Region produced some standout performances, including five state titles.

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HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. — Despite an early lead, the Paducah Chiefs fell to Full Count, 9-7, on Thursday night after the Rhythm posted five runs in the seventh inning.

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The McCracken County baseball team will head back to the KHSAA state tournament for the seventh consecutive season, looking to bring home the first championship for the First Region since 1960.

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In just its second year in existence, PU5H VBC (Push 5 Volleyball Club) continues to have success at the national level. The team’s latest feat? Winning the AAU West Coast Championships tournament in Las Vegas.

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An early evening rain didn’t prevent the Paducah Chiefs from hosting the Dubois County Bombers on Tuesday night, and the visitors came away with a 9-3 win.

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The 2021 KHSAA State Track and Field Championships begin at 10 a.m. EDT Thursday when the 1A Meet gets underway at the University of Kentucky’s Outdoor Track and Field Complex. The 2A Championship will be held Friday, followed by the 3A Championship on Saturday, with both meets starting at 1…

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The 2021 KHSAA State Track and Field Class 3A Championships are set for Saturday at the University of Kentucky’s Outdoor Track and Field Complex, and McCracken County High School will be well represented in Lexington.

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The First Region All-Tournament honorees stand on the softball field at Graves County High School following Monday’s championship game won by McCracken County. Pictured are Paducah Tilghman’s Serenity McCoy; Mayfield’s Jo Jo Fox; Graves County’s Bailey Wimsatt; McCracken County’s Annie White…

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The Paducah Chiefs entered Tuesday’s home game against Dubois County sitting at 1-2 on the season. They opened with losses to the Fulton Railroaders and Hoptown Hoppers before getting their first win of 2021 Monday night against the Madisonville Miners.

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MAYFIELD — The McCracken County softball team picked a great time to put together one of its most dominant outings of the season Monday in the First Region Tournament championship game.

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In the Second District showdown between McCracken County and St. Mary, the First Region crown went to the Mustangs for the seventh consecutive season in a 9-4 victory on Monday night.

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The 67th annual The Paducah Sun’s Florence Paxton Memorial Ladies Golf Championship will be played on Monday, July 26, at Paxton Park, and on Tuesday, July 27, at Rolling Hills Country Club. Entries are now being accepted.

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For the first time since 2014, the St. Mary Vikings have advanced to the First Region championship game after earning a 7-1 semifinal win over Calloway County late Sunday night at McCracken County High School.

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It was a whole team effort for the McCracken County Mustangs to prepare Edward Jones Field for the semifinal round of the First Region Tournament on Sunday afternoon with a 10-3 win over Marshall County.

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MAYFIELD — McCracken County senior pitcher Abigayle Duren went 6 2/3 innings without recording a strikeout in Sunday’s First Region Tournament semifinal game against Marshall County. That elusive first strikeout came on the final out — a swing-and-miss from Layne Pea that secured a 6-4 victo…

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MAYFIELD —The Calloway County softball team has advanced to its first region championship game since 2011. The Lady Lakers accomplished the feat Sunday with a 5-2 win over Hickman County in the First Region Tournament semifinals at Graves County High School.

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The Mayfield Cardinals saw their season come to an end on Saturday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the First Region Tournament, falling to McCracken County 15-0 in three innings.

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MAYFIELD — The Calloway County softball team's season will continue in regional tournament play after an 11-0 victory over Paducah Tilghman at Graves County's Lady Eagle Field on Saturday.

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MAYFIELD — The McCracken County Lady Mustangs will continue their postseason legacy after winning 11-1 against Carlisle County on Saturday afternoon in the First Region Tournament hosted by Graves County.

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MAYFIELD — The season will continue for the Hickman County Lady Falcons after a 6-2 win over Mayfield on Saturday during the First Region Tournament hosted by Graves County High School.

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MAYFIELD — The last time the softball teams from Marshall County and Graves County met, they needed extra innings to decide the outcome. It was the same story Saturday, but the outcome was of much greater import, as a berth in the First Region Tournament semifinals was on the line. After Gra…