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  • STATE TRACK & FIELD: North...

    LOUISVILLE Finally, Andrew Stewart can call himself a state champion.

    After being touted as one of the best distance runners in the state, the North Hardin senior can back it up.

    Stewart won the 1,600-meter run Saturday during the KHSAA Class 3-A State Track & Field Championships at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

  • STATE TRACK & FIELD MEET:...

    LOUISVILLE A lingering ankle injury contributed to Kiara Austin having an off day Friday at the KHSAA Class 1-A State Track & Field Championships.

    The Fort Knox junior expected to repeat as state champion in the triple jump and contend for a spot on the medal podium in the high jump and long jump at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

    Austin only medaled in one of them, placing second in the triple jump behind Ballard Memorial sophomore Brandi Jones.

  • 3RD REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT...

    BRANDENBURG The host Meade County Lady Waves are in the same 3rd Region Softball Tournament bracket with the last team that beat them this season as well as the team that handed them their final loss last year.

  • GIRLS' STATE TENNIS...

    LEXINGTON For one set, Jenna Sallee played anxiety-free.  

  • PREP BASEBALL: Central's...

    The Central Hardin Bruins continued their winning ways – only it was a different victory.

    The Bruins placed five players on the All-Region baseball team selected by 5th Region coaches. Seniors Russ Morse, Ryan Squires and Austin Walters made the first team, while sophomores Drew Harrington and Troy Squires were selected to the second team.

    Five other Bruins – seniors Levi McCamish, Matt Nichols, Dylan Shoffner and Taylor Wilson and junior Cannon Ray – were honorable mention selections.

  • 5th REGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT:...

    On first glance, the bottom half of the 5th Region Baseball Tournament bracket appears to be loaded.

    Three of the four teams with winning records in the tournament, which will be held at Central Hardin, are in bottom half of the bracket. All three teams have 24 or more victories.

    “The bottom of the bracket is a little tough,” Taylor County coach Jeff Gumm said. “But the bottom line is when you get to region, you need to play good to win.”

  • STATE TRACK & FIELD: Jump...

    LOUISVILLE Being the two-time defending Class 3-A triple jump state champion, a lot of pressure was riding on the shoulders of Halie Holloway.

    The John Hardin senior didn’t seemed fazed by it as she won her third straight championship in the event Saturday at the KHSAA State Track & Field Championships at the University of Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

    Holloway won with a jump of 36 feet, 4 inches to beat Lexington Paul Dunbar sophomore Kierra Mohammed by 3.25 inches.

  • 5TH REGION SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT...

    A slight smile crept across Donnie Baker’s face Saturday and the 5th Region Softball Tournament draw wasn’t even over yet.

    The North Hardin Trojans’ veteran coach had already heard what he wanted to hear at host LaRue County as ninth-ranked Green County and No. 11 Central Hardin drew into the same half (top) of the bracket.

  • 5TH REGION BASEBALL TOURNAMENT...

    On first glance, the bottom half of the 5th Region Baseball Tournament bracket appears to be loaded.

    Three of the four teams with winning records in the tournament, which will be held at Central Hardin, are in bottom half of the bracket. All three teams have 24 or more victories.

    Defending region champion Central Hardin, the 17th District champion, meets the 19th District runner-ups Nelson County Cardinals (12-20) at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The Bruins (29-4) beat Nelson County, 12-0 on May 14.

  • PREP TRACK & FIELD: North...

    For North Hardin senior Andrew Stewart, this is it.

    Saturday is his last chance to win a state championship before taking his talents to the University of Louisville next fall. The KHSAA Class 3-A State Track & Field Championships begin at 1 p.m. at Louisville’s Owsley Frazier Cardinal Park.

    Stewart is seeded third in the 800-meter run and fourth in the 1,600 run – and he’s also part of North Hardin’s third-seeded 1,600 relay team along with senior Dominique Jenkins, junior Josh Ortega and sophomore Kirk Oxendine.