Chances are good that more Kentucky wild turkeys will go home with hunters today and Sunday than any two other days of the year.
BARDWELL — With a timely hit plus some great base-running, Drew Barclay was able to break the spell and score the only run as South Fulton, Tennessee, topped Carlisle County 1-0 in high school baseball action on Saturday.
Things truly could not have gone better for Kaitlyn Burrus on Saturday. The St. Mary sophomore struck out 12 Fort Campbell batters in pitching a perfect game for the Vikings in a 14-0 triumph.
GEORGETOWN — For the second weekend in a row, girls from Marshall County have made a strong impression on the rest of the state. ths team, it was the softball team taking care of business at the Dan Cummins Classic at the Great Crossing Park on Saturday.
GEORGETOWN — McCracken County softball swept its three games by a rout, a come-from-behind effort and a decisive win over a nearby rival at the Dan Cummins Classic, which was played at the Great Crossing Park on Saturday.
The last time the St. Mary softball team played a season, in 2019, the Lady Vikings didn’t get their third win until they were 11 games in. Now back on the field after last year’s COVID-canceled season, they’re off to a 3-1 start.
In it until the very end, Marshall County baseball suffered its first loss of the season 11-7 to Cape Girardeau Central during the Dinger Wood Bat Classic on Friday night, despite the Marshals out-hitting the Tigers 15-6.
The historic run for the 2020-21 Marshall County Lady Marshals ended like most great sports stories often do. They are the stories that will be passed down from generation to generation. A moment in time when an entire region stopped what they were doing — even for a mere second — to cheer o…
The Associated Press released its 2020 Kentucky All-State Football Teams on Friday, and several players from schools in the Jackson Purchase region earned honorable mention status.
DRAFFENVILLE — Marshall County’s Whitley Watwood has garnered enough experience and displayed enough skill on the soccer pitch that she will take her next step to playing at the next level. It’s a similar course that her future college team — Auburn University at Montgomery — is taking, too.
LOUISVILLE — McCracken County kicked off its big road trip with an impressive 9-3 victory over Pleasure Ridge Park in high school baseball action from Friday night.
The Paducah Tilghman tennis teams continued their strong start to the 2021 season Thursday by making easy work of visiting Marshall County. The Tilghman boys came away with an 8-1 victory while the girls swept the Lady Marshals, 9-0.
McCracken County senior pitcher Abigayle Duren had a solid night in the circle Thursday in helping lead the Lady Mustang softball team to a 6-1 win over visiting Graves County.
Despite being away from the softball field since 2019, Gabbi Lovett looked as if she had never left. In her first appearance of the 2021 season, she shut out Paducah Tilghman for five innings and only allowed one hit.
Hickman County won the First Region All “A” softball championship the same way it opened this season; score three runs and defeat. The Falcons won that April 1 opener 3-1 on its home field in Clinton. On the diamond at St. Mary, Hickman got the shutout this time 3-0.
On paper, it appeared Murray and Carlisle County might have themselves a close, hard-fought contest for the First Region All “A” baseball championship on Thursday night. The game was played at St. Mary, however, and the Tigers broke things wide open with eight runs in the third inning en rou…
TROY, Tenn. — After five innings of scoreless ball, Hickman County finally broke through with three runs in the sixth on its way to a 5-1 triumph over Obion County Central in high school baseball action from Thursday night.
MURRAY — Murray State dominated every statistic outside of the scoring column in a stunning 1-0 loss to Southeast Missouri in an Ohio Valley Conference women's soccer semifinal played at Cutchin Field on Thursdayl.
The heart of a baseball team begins and ends with the man on the mound. In Wednesday’s night All “A” Tournament matchup between Carlisle County and St. Mary, both starting pitchers showed why.
Behind solid pitching from Kylie Chapman, the Murray softball team got a 5-0 win over Mayfield in Wednesday’s All “A” Tournament First Region semifinals at St. Mary High School.
The Hickman County softball team advanced to the First Region championship game of the All “A” Classic with an 8-5 win over Carlisle County in Wednesday’s semifinals at St. Mary High School.
In her first varsity start, Paducah Tilghman freshman Reagan Hartman knew what needed to be accomplished. With the game on the line, the left-handed pitcher came to the plate with the bases loaded in the eighth inning.
Things got a little dicey for the McCracken County softball team as it was looking to close out a win over visiting Marshall County on Tuesday. But Bailey Watts made a big play to help the Lady Mustangs hang on for a 6-3 victory.
CADIZ — Down 5-0 after five innings, Marshall County rallied for all of its runs over the final two innings then had to hang on late to top Trigg County 8-7 and remain unbeaten in high school baseball on Tuesday night.
Quiet bats and defensive miscues were the main talking points following the Mayfield Cardinals’ 10-0 loss to Hickman County on Tuesday night.
Late-inning heroics helped the Mayfield Lady Cardinals return to the win column on Tuesday night in the first round of the All “A” Classic regional tournament.
These photos are from the softball game on Monday, April 12, between Graves County and Paducah Tilghman in Paducah. Graves came away with an 8-2 win.
From start to finish, the long ball played a key role in scoring for both Murray and host St. Mary in the First Region All “A” Tournament on Monday. In the end, Murray’s offense gave the Lady Tigers the extra push to win 12-2 on Monday night with 13 hits.
As a softball coach, you know you have a talented pitcher when she records 15 strikeouts despite not being at her best. Graves County head coach Scott Tucker said that was the case for freshman pitcher Bailey Wimsatt on Monday at Paducah Tilghman.
Murray pitcher Cade Kelly and Jack Elmore got all the outs through strikeouts in pitching a no-hitter and rolling past Fulton City 17-0 at the First Region All “A” Classic at St. Mary on Monday. Carson Tucker brought five Tiger runs home with a pair of doubles while Nick Holcomb, Austin Mill…
The Paducah USBC Association completed its third Annual Open Handicap Tournament at Cardinal Lanes Strike & Spare in Paducah and at Spare Time Lanes in Mayfield on Saturday.
LEXINGTON – The Marshall County girls basketball team's road to Rupp had to reach the end of the line at some point. It happened to come in Saturday night's championship game of the Mingua Jerky KHSAA Sweet 16 State Tournament.
HOPKINSVILLE — Kade Gibson had a solid overall day for Murray as he tossed a one-hitter in a 7-0 shutout of University Heights Academy in high school baseball action from Saturday.
SMITHLAND — The St. Mary baseball team was both defensively and offensively solid in its 17-1 victory over the Livingston Central Cardinals on Friday night.
A home run from sophomore Gunner Massey highlighted an 11-hit night for the Paducah Tilghman baseball team in a 12-1 win over Webster County at Brooks Stadium on Friday. The victory advanced the Blue Tornado to Saturday’s Class 2A sectional championship.
There are many reasons why the McCracken County boys basketball team’s 2021 season could be described as special. For one, qualifying for the state tournament and winning a game there like the Mustangs did is no small feat. For brothers Ian and Jack McCune, the season — likely their last eve…
MURAY — Murray State softball opened a six-game homestand on Friday by splitting an OVC doubleheader against Tennessee Tech. The Racers dropped the first contest 4-1 before winning a nine-inning nightcap thriller 3-2 to even the weekend series at Racer Field.
CADIZ — Down 4-2 after six innings, Ballard Memorial roared to life in the form of five runs in the top of the seventh with help from Trigg County catcher Jay Humphries. However, the Wildcats would fight their way back and Humphries would redeem himself and keep the Bombers out of the win co…
LEXINGTON — In Marshall County and Bethlehem’s previous meeting on the hardwood, it was the Lady Marshals’ opening game of the 2021 season and did not go as planned. Playing in Bardstown on the Banshees’ home court, Marshall fell by a 67-60 margin to start things at 0-1.