MORGANFIELD, Ky. — They couldn’t shake Pepper, but with a balanced diet of offensive distribution and a hint of defensive pressure, the three-time defending regional champion Hopkinsville boys’ basketball team got one step closer to Rupp on Sunday afternoon with a 77-60 win over Caldwell Cou…
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas State is launching a diversity and education fund amid several other initiatives to address racial injustice after football players threatened a boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.
Trying to find out the status of a baseball player coming back from an ankle injury definitely will be easier than learning whether someone tested positive for the coronavirus.
NEW YORK — Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK — The head of global human resources at sports apparel and shoe company Adidas resigned Tuesday following criticism from employees of what they see as the company's failure to diversify its workforce.
PHOENIX — A small group of players, including Nationals slugger Ryan Zimmerman and Rockies outfielder Ian Desmond, have announced they plan to sit out this season. The Minnesota Twins have shuffled their on-field staff to protect the health of some of their older coaches.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former Iowa running back Akrum Wadley ripped the Hawkeyes on Monday, saying he was so mistreated by some coaches he now regrets playing there.
NEW YORK — When baseball comes back next month, Yoenis Céspedes might finally be ready to return, too.
The biggest takeaway following the NFL’s two-day quarterback coaching summit is there’s no shortage of qualified minority candidates waiting for opportunities to be head coaches and coordinators.
Jason Spezza's confidence in the NHL returning has not been shaken by word of 11 fellow players testing positive for the coronavirus.
Acknowledging that no option would have been risk-free during a pandemic, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Friday that the concern shared by the league and its players surrounding next month's restart of the season is rising as coronavirus cases in Florida keep climbing.
LONG POND, Pa. — Being an agent of change in NASCAR cuts both ways for Bubba Wallace.
LOUISVILLE — Churchill Downs officials have gotten their wish, announcing Thursday that when the rescheduled Kentucky Derby is run in September there will be spectators in the stands — just more spread out than usual.
While the coronavirus pandemic has pushed it back from its original date, newly-hired Hopkinsville Middle School cheerleading coach Elle Hancock has announced that cheerleading tryouts will take place from 4 to 7 p.m. starting July 6.
In his 16th and final season at the helm of Christian County wrestling, Robert Burnham was given the National Wrestling Coaches Association High School Boys Head Coach of the Year honor for the state of Kentucky.
NEW YORK — Yankees President Randy Levine called on the players' association to resume negotiations with Major League Baseball to start the pandemic-delayed season.
On Thursday, Dee Leavell was appointed the new head coach of wrestling at Christian County High School, but if it wasn’t for a bet with the recently retired coach Robert Burnham, Leavell might not have ever hit the mats himself.
FORT WORTH, Texas — The PGA Tour spent two months learning about the COVID-19 pandemic and trying to develop a safe plan to return, followed by another month hoping for the best.
NEW YORK — Jeremy Jeffress, Jordan Montgomery, Kevin Plawecki could be playing for free this season, earning salaries lower than what they already received as advances.
With Kerry Stovall stepping down and Robert Burnham retiring from their respective coaching jobs at Christian County High School, Principal Matt Boehman has announced that the Colonels are bringing in some familiar faces to take over the programs.
With school sports close to a return after the pandemic canceled all spring seasons, Christian County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Bentzel has appointed Christian County High School head basketball coach Kerry Stovall to district athletic director.
As the upcoming school year approaches, Hopkinsville High School boys basketball coach Larry Miller has announced the 2020-21 schedule.
MADRID (AP) — Lionel Messi has a minor muscle injury and is training separately as a precaution ahead of the restart of the Spanish league next week, Barcelona said Friday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Players accused teams of “depriving America of baseball games” as part of a money fight set off by the coronavirus pandemic and raised the possibility baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred might push ahead with a shortened season over the union’s objection.
TOKYO — The Japanese public is being prepared for the reality of next year’s postponed Olympics, where athletes are likely to face quarantines, spectators will be fewer, and the delay will cost taxpayers billions of dollars.
Limited practices for Kentucky high school sports teams can begin June 15 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Per a Thursday release from the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches, the 2020 Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Games for boys and girls basketball have been canceled — in coordination with the continued battle and distancing required to face the potential spread of the coronavirus.
A week ago, most people probably slept in, had their morning coffee and read the newspaper, as one would normally do on a Saturday morning.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Johnny Juzang left one storied program for another.
With the departure of KyKy Tandy, Drew McGowan and TaQuan Hollowell, there were many questions surrounding University Heights Academy boys’ basketball going into the 2019-20 season but that didn’t stop KJ Crump and company from getting to work.
Hopkinsville sophomore Donnisha Flowers doesn’t like to talk to the opponents during the game.
Christian County’s Niko Bussell was a fixture on the defensive side of the ball for the Colonels last season and while they didn’t get a victory, Bussell didn’t let that deter him when he hit the mat for wrestling season.
Following his junior year, Hopkinsville swimmer Bryce Robinson was unsure if he’d get another crack at the state tournament on a relay team due to the lack of other male swimmers on the team.
With the graduation of Madyson Merrick, the Hopkinsville swim team was looking for someone to fill in on the 200-yard freestyle relay team with seniors Lauren Langhi and Ellie Colburn along with junior Ella Falco.
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Nate Sestina’s career at Kentucky came to an end Monday.
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He’s never coached Terrence Clarke, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
PADUCAH — A trio of Princetonians saw their summer baseball seasons finally come alive on Monday, when Gabe East (Nationals), Jase Felker (Nationals) and Bryce Thomas (Americans) suited up for the first of 12 scheduled games for the Kentucky Propsects…
He’s never coached Terrence Clark, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
I have noted a good bit of hay being cut here lately — and wondered if any of those big round bales might have mangled deer fawns rolled up within them.
Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class but she got her first Division I scholarship from Michigan when she was in the sixth…
The two-time defending Kentucky American Legion baseball champs got off to a good start on Monday, when Post 86 (Eddyville) picked up a doubleheader win over Mayfield — 5-4 and 6-0 — at Lee S. Jones Park in Eddyville.
Caldwell County Superintendent Nate Huggins has turned in his letter of retirement in the wake of a plagiarism accusation concerning his farewell article to the Caldwell County High School Class of 2020 that appeared in The Times Leader.
Former college basketball coach and current ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg loved what Nate Sestina did for Kentucky last season and thought he was “terrific” for the Cats on the court and in the locker room.
When I wrote my last column, I was just finishing up going to the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) basketball tournament and was making preparations to attend my first ever Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) tournament.
Monday’s rain cast a dreary shadow over athletic fields across the southern Pennyrile but that shadow will remain for the foreseeable future with KHSAA’s mandated dead period for high school athletics.
The Dawson Springs High School softball team will start its season Monday with a home game against Christian Fellowship. Play starts at 5:30 p.m. at Dawson Springs City Park.
Tuesday was filled with ups and downs for local teams as the Trigg County Lady Wildcats made history against Caldwell County, and the Hopkinsville Lady Tigers suffered a tough defeat at the hands of the Henderson County Lady Colonels.
MORGANFIELD — Christian County did some experimenting in its season finale, trying some new things and maybe adding some wrinkles ahead of the Eighth District Tournament next week.
Hopkinsville didn’t get out to the start it wanted to Tuesday night, and Lady Tigers’ head coach Anthony Babb made sure his team knew he wasn’t pleased.
The Dawson Springs boys basketball team has had an exciting week of basketball. They beat Community Christian Academy on Jan. 30, lost a close one to Central on Friday and took on a last-minute game to St. Mary’s and won.
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 Christian County Colonels kept up with Warren Central for the first few minutes of the game, but the experience of the Dragons proved too much for the Cols Monday at CCHS.