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The tradition of wrestling at Hopkinsville is filled with state champions just as it is at Christian County, but unlike the Colonels, the Tigers haven't had a state champion this century with their last coming in 1999.

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Christian County head coach Kerry Stovall has been around the game of basketball for a long time and he's coached a lot of teams and players, but one thing has stayed constant.

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The Christian County wrestling program has been trending upward the last several years and that won't change this season when the Colonels hit the mat for the first time Saturday at the King of the Bluegrass at Fairdale.

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The Todd County Central Lady Rebels bounced back in a positive way following an opening night loss to McLean County on Tuesday night with a 55-35 win over Fort Campbell on Wednesday night.

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I know I've been lacking on updates about my CrossFit journey in the newspaper, but I've had plenty of support from those close to me the past several weeks, and I'm proud to say I finished my six-week challenge on Monday.

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The Hopkinsville boy’s and girl’s basketball teams opened their seasons on Tuesday night, as both teams hosted Kenwood with the Lady Tigers picking up a big victory while the Tigers fell in a close battle.

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MURRAY -- It was a tale of two halves for University Heights Academy Monday but Blazer Nation got a pretty good glimpse at the school's next standout point guard.

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Coaches rarely want to say they're rebuilding but after the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers lost multiple starters and more than 40 points per game last season, Coach Anthony Babb is having to work a little bit harder this offseason.

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University Heights Academy has had its fair share of stellar guards the last few seasons with KyKy Tandy and Tray Hollowell playing in college, but it's the next crop of guards that'll lead the Blazers this season.

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University Heights Academy's Derrick Hickman is the only new hoops coach in this city this season, but he's no stranger to basketball in Hopkinsville or the Lady Blazers' program.

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The Hopkinsville Tigers haven't played in the Second Region tournament since 2017, something the program isn't used to, and coach Larry Miller is hoping that changes this season.

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Hopkinsville's Reece Jesse is the type of person that lets his play do the talking.

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MURRAY -- It hasn't been the easiest start for Murray State women's basketball, which has had to take trips to both Louisville and Mississippi State to start the 2019-20 season.

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The University Heights Academy volleyball team has had its most successful stretch in the program's short history the past few years.

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One thing is certain when watching a University Heights Academy boys' soccer game, junior Will Bryan is always bringing the juice.

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After making the NCAA DIII Sweet Sixteen for the first time in program history last week, the Centre College Colonels made history again Sunday after they advanced to the Final Four Dec. 6 in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Christian County fans got their first look at the athletes that will don the red and blue this winter at Meet the Colonels.

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When University Heights Academy junior Grace Pape was growing up, she didn’t take much interest in soccer, but that’s not the case anymore.

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Former Hopkinsville Tiger Ethan Noel had his fair share of winning during his time at HHS, but now he’s taking it to another level as he and the Centre College Colonels are somewhere no other team in program history has been before.

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University Heights Academy's Weston Wood didn't play a lot of golf the summer before his junior season because a back injury sidelined him ahead of his most important year as a prep athlete.

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Golf was just a hobby for Christian County's Hannah Sumner when she started playing, but now, as a senior, Sumner has turned what was once something to do outside of softball into a collegiate career.

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Both Heritage Christian Academy Basketball teams played its first game at home on Tuesday night, as the Warriors and Lady Warriors hosted Franklin Road Christian School.

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Hopkinsville's Chase Atkins knew he was set for a big year after the first event of the 2019 season.

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For the last few seasons, Hopkinsville's Allison Wood has learned from a rival in University Heights Academy's Muki Kunnmann, but now Kunnmann has graduated and the Tiger junior is laying down the Wood.

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While the Hopkinsville Tigers still have a bad taste in their mouths after the loss Saturday to Madisonville-North Hopkins in the second round of the KHSAA Class 4A State Playoffs, the Tigers still have plenty to look forward to as several standouts return next season.

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When the sun drifted behind the stands Saturday at the Stadium of Champions, the Maroons woke up as they scored 21 unanswered points en route to a 28-21 win over the Hopkinsville Tigers in the second round of the KHSAA Class 4A State Playoffs.

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During the Tigers' final huddle at practice Friday at Hopkinsville High School, defensive coordinator Dustin Lopez mentioned that Hoptown is 0-4 in their last four meetings against the Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons, but the Tigers are trying to change that today at the Stadium of Champions.

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Quarterback Preston Rice, a redshirt sophomore, will be starting his 11th straight game this Saturday, and just the 11th of his collegiate career, when Murray State hosts first-place Austin Peay State University at noon in Roy Stewart Stadium.

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With today being the Kentucky New Era's 150th anniversary, it's important to look at the moments that defined sports in the southern pennyrile, but there are too many moments to mention in the confines of one article.

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Craig Clayton had a goal going into year three of his second stint as the Tigers football coach -- to have the best athletes in the school play for the orange and black.

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Two schools emerged victorious Saturday as the Indian Hills Cardinals and the Martin Luther King Jr. Lions claimed championships during the season-final of Bud Hudson Youth Football at the Stadium of Champions.

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Voice of the Tennessee Titans Mike Keith rolled into the weekly Hopkinsville Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday and did what he does best.

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LEXINGTON -- Mark Stoops was still scratching his head Monday as he tried to analyze his team's disappointing 17-13 loss to Tennessee last weekend.

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The Christian County Colonels had big plays from their starters and their bench Tuesday as they picked up a victory over Henderson County in the season opener.

A pair of Webster County High School Cross Country runners participated in the 2019 Foot Locker South Regional meet held at the McAlpine Greenway in Charlotte, North Carolina.

As Marissa Austin's high school athletic career comes to an end, she plans to further extend her education and athletic career at Oakland City University.

On Wednesday of last week, Hadlee Carter signed to continue her softball career at Campbellsville University.

Last week Grace Scott, a senior at Webster County High School, signed with Kentucky Wesleyan College to play collegiate softball. She has shown throughout her high school career to be an astounding pitcher and a promising, successful college player.

Six individual state champions since it's conception in 1964, and nearly 60 state placers during that span; this is Caldwell County wrestling.

After the late-October bye week, Caldwell County (7-2) should now be fully rested after Halloween night on Thursday to finish out the 2019 regular season at Trigg County to cap off their second road swing on November 1.

Princeton native, former Caldwell County state champion golfer and Alabama University star Emma Talley stands tied for second place at just two shots behind current leader Muni He of Chengdu, China at the marathon LPGA Q-series as they enter the…

Asked who he thought would be a likely coaching target at Florida State after the Seminoles fired Willie Taggart, ESPN college football analyst Kirk Herbstreit said an "obvious" choice would be Kentucky coach Mark Stoops.

Both Webster County and McLean County's offenses came out strong to open up Friday night's game as a touchdown was scored on five out of the game's first six possessions.

Considering the fact that Webster County has no juniors or seniors on roster, the Lady Trojans had a proficient showing at the Class AA state meet at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington on Saturday as the team placed 24th out…

Last year Webster County cross country coach Todd Whitsell and his Trojans had to watch four other teams go up on stage at the Class AA state meet and accept their trophy for finishing in the top four.

ASHBURN, Va. -- When Dwayne Haskins takes the field for the Washington Redskins' first offensive snap Sunday at the Buffalo Bills, he'll be the fourth rookie to start a game in the NFL this season.

The seventh and eighth grade basketball teams at Dawson Springs in both girls and boys action have started their season.

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Reaching across party lines, Democratic Gov.-elect Andy Beshear said Friday he'll appoint Republican Attorney General-elect Daniel Cameron to serve the final weeks of his term as Kentucky's top law enforcement officer.

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ATLANTA (AP) — LSU is perfectly comfortable in an offensive shootout, both teams racing up and down the field, throwing caution to the wind and lighting up the scoreboard with big play after big play.