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Even before Colin Stevens stepped on the mat for the last time at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Wrestling Championships in Lexington, he’d already set a new school record.

The Hopkinsville Tigers and Lady Tigers walked out of Cadiz with the sweep over Trigg County on Monday night. The boys walked out with a 69-53 win while the girls took home a 40-31 victory.

The Trigg County Lady Wildcats were dealt a loss Jan. 12 against Calloway County and despite their best attempt, one turned into two as they fell to state-ranked Madisonville-North Hopkins on Thursday in Cadiz.

The Trigg County wrestling team grappled its way to a fourth-place finish at Saturday’s Laker Invitational at Calloway County High School. The Wildcats held onto third place until dropping several matches during the semi-finals.

After playing a receiver at quarterback for eight games in 2019, it seems almost ludicrous to wonder if the Kentucky offense can be as productive in 2020 when the Cats figure to have a traditional quarterback — hopefully 2018 starter Terry Wilson who led UK to 10 wins before getting hurt in …

The Trigg County Lady Wildcats weren’t able to overcome to offensive prowess of Calloway County’s Charlee Settle but Cory Coble and company did something they’ve wanted to do all year – play good teams.

Three Trigg County wrestlers finished in the top four at Saturday’s Commodore Crush in Hendersonville, Tenn. The team was led by senior Colin Stevens, who brought home first at 170 pounds and the award for Best Match of the tournament.

MURRAY — As the minutes rolled down in the fourth quarter, Calloway County head coach Brad Cleaver had a smile on his face as he began pulling his starters and letting the bench grab some minutes.

Until this season, whenever Tyrese Maxey played a game, his father was always there. However, Tyrone Maxey didn't get to see his son play in person at Kentucky this year until the Cats beat Louisville in overtime Dec. 28 in Rupp Arena.

For a high school athlete to play at the next level, they usually will have to play all four years of high school but Trigg County's Clayton Setliff took an alternative route to get where he wanted to go.

Kentucky's game against Louisville Saturday is going to be a much bigger national story this year than it has been recently because the Cardinals are relevant again in the national title picture.

Former Kentucky basketball player Cameron Mills admits that a lot of UK basketball fans don't know the story of Reggie Warford -- something he hopes will change Christmas Day when his company's newest documentary, "Reggie Warford: Fight of His Life," airs on WKYT-TV at 4 p.m.

Before his team played Lexington Catholic this season Frederick Douglas coach Brian Landis watched eight game videos of Catholic quarterback Beau Allen. He was impressed then, but even more impressed after his team beat Catholic 42-31.

Eric Scott came to the University of Kentucky from Georgia to play tight end, catch touchdown passes and prepare for a career in the National Football League. He knew he liked UK and the football program, but he never thought of Kentucky being a life-time destination for him.

Unable to get anything going offensively, Trigg County fell to Union County 26-13 in the first round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class 3A State Playoffs Friday in Cadiz.

DIXON -- Webster County competed with Trigg County for spurts of Friday night's Class 3-A First District game between the two squads, but the Trojans were forced to play catch-up for the entire game after a sluggish start as the Wildcats notched a 61-30 victory at Trojan Field.

The Trigg County "Triggers" 4-H Shooting Sports Club concluded the 2019 competition season Sept. 7 and 8 at the Kentucky 4-H Shooting Sports Competition. The competition was held at the Blue Grass Sportsman's League Park in Wilmore and the Miller-Welch Central Kentucky WMA in Berea.

Oak Grove Racing and Gaming kicked off the racing season Friday with its inaugural race featuring harness horse racing, betting, temporary tents, bleachers, food trucks and a beer garden.

My guess is that no one who watched Lynn Bowden play high school football in Youngstown, Ohio, was the least bit surprised by what he did to lead Kentucky to a 24-20 win over Arkansas last week.

CADIZ -- Damien Ford returned refreshed from a one-week hiatus, Cam Marshall-to-Jayden Freeman looked like Drew Brees-to-Michael Thomas, and the Paducah Tilghman Blue Tornado overcame a slow start Friday to unleash for a 63-21 Class 3A, District I win over Trigg County at Purdue Field.

Kentucky freshman defensive back Jalen Geiger's parents spent close to a combined 50 years in the military, lived in four continents and learned to judge character pretty well.

An extremely fast start defensively, coupled with a near-perfect night from Hunter Utley, helped the Murray Tigers unleash for a 64-27 win over Trigg County on Friday night at Perdue Field.

Trigg County welcomed St. Mary to the Complex Monday night and while the Wildcats came away with a 6-3 win, the Lady Wildcats fell 3-0 to the Vikings.