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  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Meade 15s...

    The News-Enterprise

    MATTOON, Ill. — The Meade County 15-year-old All-Stars’ stay at the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional didn’t last as long as they would have liked, but that doesn’t diminish what they accomplished this season.

    Russell County eliminated Meade County with a 12-6 victory Sunday at Peterson Park.

    Meade County advanced to the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional for the first time in league history. Meade County qualified for the regional by beating Logan County to win the West Kentucky State Tournament in Bowling Green.

  • PREP BASKETBALL OPINION: Irvin...

    RADCLIFF — I have to admit Cameron Irvin was one of my favorite players to watch. He did everything the right way. Irvin was relentless on the defensive end and did the things he was good at on the offensive end.

    Unlike many players in this day and age, Irvin wasn’t a trash talker. He went about his business on the court without uttering as much as a word.

    “Cameron was the ultimate team player,” North Hardin senior James Berry said. “He was the textbook teammate.”

  • BOYS' PREP BASKETBALL:...

    By CHUCK JONES

    cjones@thenewsenterprise.com

    RADCLIFF — As news spread of Cameron Irvin’s death, North Hardin school officials and Irvin’s teammates on the Trojan basketball team were having a hard time coming to grips with his untimely passing.

    Irvin, 16, was killed Saturday night and three others were injured after they were struck by a vehicle while riding bikes along Lincoln Trail Boulevard in Radcliff. According to Radcliff Police Chief Jeff Cross, Irvin died at the scene.

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Meade 15s go 1-1...

    The News-Enterprise MATTOON, Ill. — The Meade County 15-year-old All-Stars split two games in the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional on Friday and Saturday. SATURDAY: ELKINS (W.VA.) 12, MEADE COUNTY 0, 5 INNINGS. Meade County couldn’t muster a hit against what coach Ben Wilson said was one of the best pitchers his team has faced this summer. “We faced a flame-throwing

  • BOYS' PREP GOLF: Will...

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The 5th Region in boys’ golf is shaping up like this: Elizabethtown and everybody else. After battling John Hardin the last four years for region supremacy, the Panthers appear to be stronger this season, while the Bulldogs figure to take a step back after losing their top four golfers. The Panthers return their top three golfers &n

  • PREP GOLF: E'town trio has...

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com ELIZABETHTOWN — Mason Haynes is asked who the best putter on the Elizabethtown High School golf team is and he quickly turns to look at Garrett Hinton, who raises his hand. After thinking for a few seconds, Haynes says, “Probably me.” As Haynes finishes his thought, Hinton, a

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Gumm,...

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com HARDIN COUNTY — North Hardin freshman Lydia Gumm, Central Hardin senior Caitlyn Wilkerson and Elizabethtown senior Kayla Kincer have certain streaks on the line they want to continue this season for obvious reasons. Gumm is shooting for her seventh consecutive appearance to the state tournament. Wilkerson and Kincer aren’t far

  • PRO BASKETBALL: Meeks Mania hits...

     

  • GIRLS' PREP GOLF: Central...

    By CHUCK JONES cjones@thenewsenterprise.com The Elizabethtown Lady Panthers dethroned Central Hardin last year in the 3rd Region Tournament to end the Lady Bruins’ dominance over the region. After winning five consecutive region crowns, Central Hardin finished second, but many of the coaches feel like the Lady Bruins still are the team to beat. “I think Central is the h

  • YOUTH BASEBALL: Meade 15s prep...

    By JOSH CLAYWELL jclaywell@thenewsenterprise.com MATTOON, Ill. — Having just flown back from Germany, Ben Wilson is a little jet-lagged. But the 18-year veteran pilot for Delta Airlines is most assuredly amped up for this weekend. In between flights, Wilson will lead the Meade County 15-year-old All-Stars to a place they’ve never been – the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley R