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Today's Sports

  • GOLF: Five area players make cut...

    Former John Hardin High School standout Stephen Montgomery, a Transylvania University senior, shot an even-par 144 over 36 holes Monday to finish in a three-way tie for medalist during KGA match Play Championship qualifying at the par-72, 7,157-yard Hunting Creek Country Club in Prospect.

    The low 32 qualifiers – the cut was 155 including ties – qualified for single-elimination match play, which begins this morning. The final is set for Thursday.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: LaRue County 9s...

    With an extra-inning win late Sunday night, LaRue County has reached the Cal Ripken 9-year-old state baseball tournament semifinals.

  • BASKETBALL: What a magical...

    Even the normally affable and outgoing Jim McDaniels struggled to come up with words to describe Saturday night.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Rain pushes back...

    Mother Nature created some havoc in the Cal Ripken West Kentucky State tournaments Saturday, cancelling games in several age divisions.

    Play resumes today, with area teams still alive in the 12- and 11-year-old tournaments at Louisville’s Germantown Park, the 10-year-old tournament at Louisville’s Fern Creek Park and the 9-year-old tournament at Owensboro’s Chautauqua Park.

  • OPINION: Hall of Fame was needed...

    The state of Kentucky has plenty of Hall of Fames. Do a search on the internet and the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame, Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame, Kentucky Bourbon Hall of Fame and Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame are some that come up.

  • GOLF NOTEBOOK: Seven area...

    Elizabethtown resident Michael Carter Demary shot a 71 on Friday and finished in a three-way tie for second – one shot behind medalist Stuart Witt of Richmond – during Kentucky Open qualifying at Bardstown Country Club’s Maywood Course.

  • FOOTBALL: Deaderick puts on an...

    Brandon Deaderick wasn’t just the name on the camp, but the 6-foot-4, 305-pound defensive tackle was involved – heavily involved – in every facet of the free clinic. If a player didn’t do something right, Deaderick didn’t just tell a player the correct way. Instead, he stepped in and demonstrated the proper way.

  • BASKETBALL: Wayne Chapman...

    Wayne Chapman has always believed athleticism separates elite basketball players from the rest of the pack. 

    His son, Rex, had it. But it took his father nearly 18 years to finally realize it.

  • COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Kentucky'...

    LEXINGTON – Two University of Kentucky senior football players, wide receiver La’Rod King and offensive guard Larry Warford, have begun their final seasons with a significant honor from the coaches of the Southeastern Conference after. Both were named to the Coaches’ Preseason All-SEC Team, the league office announced Thursday.

    This is the first preseason selection for King.

  • BASKETBALL: Hall of Fame has...

    The Kentucky High School Basketball Hall of Fame was a dream of North Hardin boys’ coach Ron Bevars years ago, but this weekend his vision turns into a reality.

    The Hall of Fame will hold its inaugural induction ceremony Saturday night at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown. The ceremony begins at 8 p.m. with a pre-program reception with the inductees at 6 p.m. at the First Federal Gallery in the Historic State Theater. There’s a golf scramble today at Elizabethtown Country Club as part of the weekend festivities.