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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • MEN'S GOLF: Transylvania...

    The annual Men’s Invitational at Elizabethtown Country Club is not a college-only tournament, but the Transylvania University Pioneers are well represented on the championship flight’s leaderboard entering today’s 18-hole final round of the 35-player tournament.

    The Pioneers’ senior-to-be tandem of Harry Watts and Stephen Montgomery are 1-2. Watts, a former Woodford County High School standout, has a three-stroke lead at 76. Montgomery, the defending Men’s Invitational champion and a former John Hardin standout, shot a 79.

  • MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Rosenberg...

    One former area standout is heading to the majors for the first time, while another earned his fourth promotion this season.

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT...

    LEXINGTON– When Meade County’s Class of 2012 gathers for its reunions 10, 20 or maybe even 50 years down the road, there will be many special memories remembered and some new ones shared.

    For five members – Daniel Kaiser, Garrett Ledford, Brady Smith, Bo Wilson and Andrew Zabel – of this year’s senior class, they’ll recall the 2012 baseball season, the year a special team made Meade County history in more ways than one.

  • STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT: Meade...

    LEXINGTON — The Meade County Green Wave’s quest for the their first baseball state championship came up just a little short Friday night, but the foundation has been laid for a strong future.

    The Green Wave reached the state semifinals in their first appearance in the Kentucky National Insurance/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament before falling to Henderson County, 10-6 at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.