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The Mayfield Cardinals football team took on Lexington Christian on Friday night in the Class 2A state semifinals at War Memorial Stadium. It was a battle until the very end until the Cardinals defense took over down the stretch to pull out the 38-28 victory.

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After a pair of scrimmages against Henderson County and Ft. Campbell, the McCracken County Mustangs wrestling program kicked off their season on Wednesday, November 23. They traveled to Elizabethtown to compete in the John Hardin Team Duals even where they finished a perfect 4-0. The followi…

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For some, Thanksgiving morning means gathering with family and friends for Turkey Bowl festivities. But, for high school football teams like the Mayfield Cardinals, the morning is spent at War Memorial Stadium getting ready for the biggest game so far. The tradition of practicing on Thanksgi…

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For almost 20 years, McCracken County’s head volleyball coach Tim Whitis has played a significant role in the First Region. From humble beginnings at Lone Oak with the Lady Flash ,to coaching his final team this season with the Lady Mustangs, Whitis has been a staple in local high school vol…

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Over the weekend, the McCracken County High School Coed Cheerleading team qualified for the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championship as the 2022 UCA Bluegrass Regional Medium Coed Champions. The Mustangs will head to the Walt Disney World Resort for the UCA Nationals Championships …

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Over the weekend, McCracken County High School hosted the annual Meet the Mustangs at Strawberry Hills Pharmacy Arena, honoring the athletic department’s winter sports to kick off the upcoming seasons.

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The St. Mary Girls Cross Country finished the season ranked No. 5 in the State, but the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Association’s (KTCCCA) awards announcement yesterday gives the team even more reason to celebrate. Out of the 17 counties that comprise the KTCCCA Area 1, freshman Gabby A…

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With a heartbreaking finale in the Class 3A quarterfinals, the Paducah Tilghman Blue Tornado football season ended with a 30-24 loss to Christian Academy-Louisville on Friday night at Centurion Field as fireworks exploded into the air to celebrate the Centurion victory.

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The KHSAA boys and girls sweet 16 tournaments will continue to be held at Rupp arena. The OVG360 managed Rupp Arena partnered with KHSAA to extend the contract to host KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 Tournament and KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 Tournament, keeping the tournament in Central KY for at least 3 more years.

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Just eight teams remain in the KHSAA Class 2A State football playoffs and the Mayfield High School Cardinals are one of them. In fact, they are one of just two undefeated teams left in their class. Ironically enough, this week’s opponents are also undefeated.

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On Friday, the Paducah Tilghman Blue Tornado will head to Louisville to tackle a familiar beast, Christian Academy-Louisville, in the 2022 Class 3A 2022 UK HealthCare Sports Medicine State Football Finals at Centurion Stadium.

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The Southern Illinois Men’s Golf team added its first piece for next season as John A. Logan standout Andrew Watson signed his National Letter of Intent Wednesday to be continue his collegiate career as a Saluki.

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For Mayfield’s Tripp Gibson, baseball has always played a significant role in his life. As a kid, Gibson dreamed of stepping across the chalked white lines and playing professional baseball at the highest level under the lights and cheering fans.

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The name Cathryn Brown will be known among the high school golf community for years to come, and after signing to play for the University of Kentucky, that name will spread much further.

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Over the weekend, the McCracken County Stangettes competed in the 2022-23 KHSAA Region 1 competition. The McCracken County dance team won first place in the Jazz division with an 84.73 total, placed second in the Pom division with an 83.28, and third in the Game Day division with an 85.43 re…

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The Mayfield Cardinals hosted fellow western Kentucky Murray Tigers on Friday night for a second round contest of the Class 2A state playoffs. Mayfield kept their perfect season alive by knocking out a 49-14 win to advance to the third round next weekend.

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In what was a tight battle from start to finish, the Crittenden County Rockets came out victorious in week two of the Class 1A state playoffs. They advance after beating Bethlehem 33-20 on Friday night.

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The four-hour bus ride and time zone change traveling to host Casey County High School did not disrupt Paducah Tilghman’s postseason rhythm, as the Blue Tornado easily took care of the Rebels 56-22 Friday night in the second round of the Class 3A KHSAA Football State Playoffs.

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Road trips aren’t unfamiliar territory for the Paducah Tilghman football team and their playoff journey. Last season they traveled to Union County, Christian Academy-Louisville and Glasgow on their way to the state championship game in Lexington.

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While other match ups across the state feature first time contests between teams unfamiliar with one another, a contest in Mayfield will feature two teams who are anything but strangers. For week two of the KHSAA 2A State playoffs, the Mayfield Cardinals will host the Murray Tigers.

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Trinity Beth and Trey Wall have been awarded Region One Players of the Year, and Lady Marshals Head Coach Aaron Beth has been awarded Region One Coach of the Year, following their spectacular golf seasons.

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Colleges and professional athletic teams will often hold media day events where local media members can interview players and coaches ahead of the season. New Marshall County head girls basketball coach, Jimmie Holder wanted to bring that same media day experience to his Lady Marshals basket…

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The football programs from Paducah Middle and Paducah Tilghman High Schools are state bound this weekend. The 7th and 8th grade middle school teams will be competing for their individual State Championships, while the high school is looking to continue their state playoff journey.

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Lyon County fans filled the CFSB center in Murray on Saturday, Nov. 5 for the Calloway County Jamboree to watch a preview of the upcoming 2022-23 Lyon County Lyons basketball team. The teams played four 10-minute quarters with a running clock except for the final minute of each quarter.

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On Saturday, the McCracken County Coed Cheer team won the KHSAA Region 1 Championship title over Graves County at Owensboro High School to qualify for the state championship in the Coed Cheer category. The Mustangs finished with an 88.80 total in front of the Eagles, who finished with 86.60.…

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On Saturday, the Marshall County cheer team took first place in the Game Day Small category at Owensboro High School during the KHSAA Competitive Cheer Competition for Region 1. As a result, the Lady Marshals qualified for the state tournament with a finishing score of 92.40. Behind Marshall…

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The Graves County Eagles season came to an end on Friday night as they were defeated by South Warren 36-7 in the opening round of the 2022 KHSAA State Football Playoffs.

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The Mayfield Cardinals kept their playoff journey alive after defeating Todd County Central 43-22 on Friday night in the first round of the 2022 KHSAA Class 2A State Football Playoffs. Friday night’s win improves the Cardinals season to 11-0, just where they want to be.

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On Friday night, the Paducah Tilghman Blue Tornado made a statement against Taylor County at McRight Field by shutting out the Cardinals, defeating them 37-0 in the first round of the 2022 Class 3A 2022 UK HealthCare Sports Medicine State Football Finals.

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Playoff football, a time for high school football teams put their skills to the ultimate test in hopes of making it to their class state championship game. For McCracken County, that 6A playoff journey begins on Friday night on the road at Meade County.

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The Kentucky Golf Coaches Association released their 12 region All-Region teams with 10 local athletes making both the boys and girls teams.

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After placing fourth in the 2022 KHSAA Wrestling State Championships and having three wrestlers bring home state championship titles as individuals, the Paducah Tilghman Blue Tornado are ready to get back at it. And while the summer has been busy traveling to tournaments across the country, …

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Over the weekend, the top players from seven different Bluegrass Golf Tournament Divisions competed in the 2022 Bluegrass Cup at Crosswinds Golf Club in Bowling Green. Local talent traveled to compete in Fourball matches and singles matches.

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The Ladies’ Golf Association for the Country Club of Paducah held its annual Memorial Golf Tournament over the summer on June 28th hosting a nearly full field of 98 women. The winning team of Jessica Stephens and Madison Glisson won for the second year in a row with a score of 61 tying the t…

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The McCracken County Lady Mustangs played their final home game of the 2022 season on Monday night when they hosted their first round playoff game against the North Oldham Lady Mustangs. But, despite it being the final home game, it wasn’t quite the final game of the season.

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Cade Goatley scores on a touchdown pass from Kaden Gregory in the first quarter of the Eagles’ win over Marshall County. The Marshals jumped out to a 7-0 lead with a kickoff return to open the contest, but the Eagles quickly responded with Goatley’s touchdown less than two minutes into the g…