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Today's Sports

  • PREP SOFTBALL: All-State,...

    The Kentucky Softball Coaches Association has released its All-State, Academic All-State and Junior-Senior All-Star teams and several area players have been honored.

    ALL-STATE. Meade County sophomore shortstop Ashley Nikolao and Central Hardin senior third baseman Abbi Goedde both earned spots on the 10-player Class 3-A first team. Central Hardin freshman shortstop Kelsey McGuffin was 1-of-11 Class 3-A second-teamers and Meade County senior third baseman Ashley Funk was 1-of-11 Class 3-A third-teamers.

  • PREP BASKETBALL: Ford named...

    Coming off a solid junior season, LaRue County’s Kelton Ford has had a busy summer.

    He’s attended numerous camps with the hopes of helping the Hawks improve upon last season, when they went 23-8 and advanced to the semifinals of the Boys’ 5th Region Basketball Tournament.

    Ford averaged 19.0 points and 4.8 rebounds per game and was also named to The News-Enterprise All-Area Team.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Cal Ripken...

    The Cal Ripken District 7 Baseball Tournament schedule and field is set. The tournament, which features 10 divisions, will start at the beginning of July.

  • SOCCER: Four area teams to play...

    The area will be well represented this weekend at the U.S. Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup at the Overland Park (Kansas) Soccer Complex.

  • PREP TRACK: Austin leads 21 area...

    Fort Knox senior Kiara Austin has been selected for two Athlete of the Year awards by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches’ Association.

    Austin, who won the 100-meter hurdles at the Class 1-A state meet last month in Louisville, was named the girls’ field event senior Athlete of the Year and the 1-A girls’ Athlete of the Year in the statewide awards released Monday.

    Austin highlighted a list of 21 athletes and relay teams who were tabbed as KTCCCA All-State selections released Friday on the website KYtrackXC.com.

  • FOOTBALL: Deaderick to host free...

    Brandon Deaderick left Hardin County to attend the University of Alabama and then was a seventh-round pick by the New England Patriots, but he hasn’t forgotten where he began his playing career.

    That’s why Deaderick, a defensive lineman who played in Super Bowl XLVI this past year, wanted to host a free football camp to give back to the community that meant so much to his development and helped him achieve his dreams.

  • GIRLS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    In its 10-year history, the Duke’s Summer Shootout has had some pretty solid matchups for the three-day event hosted by the Elizabethtown Lady Panthers.

    Never before, however, has it started with a game like this.

  • YOUTH SWIMMING: In home meet,...

    Manuela Sampaio took home two more individual titles in Sunday’s final day of the Summer Classic.

  • MEN'S GOLF: Transy duo of...

    Some friend Harry Watts is.

    First, Watts took advantage of Transylvania University men’s golf team member Stevie Montgomery’s hospitality as the fellow senior allowed him to spend the night nearby while the duo competed this weekend in the annual Men’s Invitational at Elizabethtown Country Club.

    The hospitality was nice, sure, but Watts had something else in store Sunday for his buddy – taking his title.

  • YOUTH TENNIS: Nine champions...

    Champions were crowned in nine divisions Saturday during the Elizabethtown Tennis Commission’s annual youth singles tournament at University Drive Park.

    *** Elizabethtown’s Keegan Christensen beat Elizabethtown’s Jason Towell for the title in the two-player boys’ 10 division.

    *** Elizabethtown’s Omar Qurram beat Elizabethtown’s Suleman Khan for the title in the four-player boys’ 12 division.