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LEXINGTON — For the third time this postseason, University of Kentucky women’s basketball sophomore guard Rhyne Howard has been tabbed a first-team All-America selection as the Wooden Award named the star to its All-America team Wednesday night live on ESPN’s SportsCenter.

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On March 17, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear ordered the closing of all public-facing businesses that “encourage public congregation, or — that by the nature of the service to the public — cannot comply with the Center for Disease Control guidelines concerning social distancing, shall cease all i…

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If things were normal right now, Caldwell County softball coach David Choate and his Lady Tigers would be in the throes of a smarting season — one brimming with hope and expectation.

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Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77.

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Need someone who can handle a fundraiser for fresh strawberries? Create a workout with groceries or heavy books? Fix an internet connection? All while “social distancing” for the novel, and dangerous, COVID-19 virus?

Earlier this week, the KHSAA announced a plan for refund options for those who purchased tickets to the 2020 Mingua Beef Jerky/KHSAA Girls’ and Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ State Basketball Tournaments. There has been no in the official “postponed” status of boys and girls state basketball even…

What was supposed to be another trip to March Magic in Louisville at the Special Olympics Basketball State Tournament for the 11-1 Caldwell County Tigers and for so many others, ended up with the same fate virtually every other sports function, local and national, has faced over the course o…

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I’m not going to sit here and tell you that “everything is going to be OK.” Because, as my far-more-realistic wife often says to me, “You say that too often.”

Maci Morris was leading her Italian team in scoring and minutes played when her season ended. She’s not sure if she’ll play in Italy again next season or not.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have tagged Derrick Henry as their franchise player, making sure they keep the NFL rushing leader around for at least this season.

Jager Burton, right, and Frederick Douglas teammate Dekel Crowdus are two of the state’s top junior football players and both have interest in Kentucky.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are keeping the quarterback that led them within a victory of the Super Bowl, agreeing to a four-year, $118 million extension with Ryan Tannehill.

Rick Pitino, left, had some good times at Louisville with athletics director Tom Jurich before both were fired two years ago. Now Pitino is back in college coaching at Iona.

Former Kentucky standout Maci Morris was having a “good time” living and playing professional basketball in Italy before the coronavirus changed all that and now she’s just happy to be home in Bell County.

Originally slated to a home match with St. Mary on Monday afternoon, a 24-hour weather delay didn’t matter and didn’t effect the preparations of the Caldwell County Tigers and Lady Tigers as the tennis season began with a big win. Both tennis teams would take opening day wins, but weather co…

The Caldwell County basketball teams have been busy throughout the better part of the last four months, but so have the cheerleaders. These cheerleaders have followed the action every step of the way at the CAB, at away games and at tournaments, and these girls are an essential and important…

Caldwell County (16-15) gave Madisonville North Hopkins everything they could handle and a little more on senior night a few weeks ago in Madisonville, but in the same building two weeks later, that would not be the case.

With a 21st-place finish in Lexington over the weekend at the 2020 KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, the Caldwell County Tigers wrapped up a memorable season with four taking the podium for medals.

In their fourth game in five nights, coach Daniel Kukahiko's Caldwell County squad looked fresh as roses on Valentine's night, and broke the hearts of Trigg County quite early and without warning 66-45 at the CAB in Princeton as the final week of the 2020 regular season winds down.

Understandably upset about their latest spot in the Region 2 basketball rankings, Caldwell County handed Trigg County its heart in a decisive 58-34 win at the CAB Friday night in game two of a doubleheader in Princeton to continue a perfect 3-0 week so far.

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It wasn't enough for Caldwell County to win two individual wrestling titles while taking third overall at the Region 1 Tournament; coach Jason Walls and company got to take seven wrestlers to state, and place over half of them on the podium with a medal.

It took nearly a week to get there and so many obstacles to overcome, but the Caldwell County Lady Tigers have their season sweep of Hopkins County Central with a Monday night victory at 47-37 on the road to start a four-game week off strong.

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If things were normal right now, Caldwell County softball coach David Choate and his Lady Tigers would be in the throes of a smarting season — one brimming with hope and expectation.

AP
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Fred “Curly” Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died. He was 77.

editor's pick

Need someone who can handle a fundraiser for fresh strawberries? Create a workout with groceries or heavy books? Fix an internet connection? All while “social distancing” for the novel, and dangerous, COVID-19 virus?

Earlier this week, the KHSAA announced a plan for refund options for those who purchased tickets to the 2020 Mingua Beef Jerky/KHSAA Girls’ and Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys’ State Basketball Tournaments. There has been no in the official “postponed” status of boys and girls state basketball even…

What was supposed to be another trip to March Magic in Louisville at the Special Olympics Basketball State Tournament for the 11-1 Caldwell County Tigers and for so many others, ended up with the same fate virtually every other sports function, local and national, has faced over the course o…

editor's pick

I’m not going to sit here and tell you that “everything is going to be OK.” Because, as my far-more-realistic wife often says to me, “You say that too often.”

Maci Morris was leading her Italian team in scoring and minutes played when her season ended. She’s not sure if she’ll play in Italy again next season or not.

AP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have tagged Derrick Henry as their franchise player, making sure they keep the NFL rushing leader around for at least this season.

Jager Burton, right, and Frederick Douglas teammate Dekel Crowdus are two of the state’s top junior football players and both have interest in Kentucky.

AP

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are keeping the quarterback that led them within a victory of the Super Bowl, agreeing to a four-year, $118 million extension with Ryan Tannehill.

Rick Pitino, left, had some good times at Louisville with athletics director Tom Jurich before both were fired two years ago. Now Pitino is back in college coaching at Iona.

Former Kentucky standout Maci Morris was having a “good time” living and playing professional basketball in Italy before the coronavirus changed all that and now she’s just happy to be home in Bell County.

Originally slated to a home match with St. Mary on Monday afternoon, a 24-hour weather delay didn’t matter and didn’t effect the preparations of the Caldwell County Tigers and Lady Tigers as the tennis season began with a big win. Both tennis teams would take opening day wins, but weather co…

The Caldwell County basketball teams have been busy throughout the better part of the last four months, but so have the cheerleaders. These cheerleaders have followed the action every step of the way at the CAB, at away games and at tournaments, and these girls are an essential and important…

Caldwell County (16-15) gave Madisonville North Hopkins everything they could handle and a little more on senior night a few weeks ago in Madisonville, but in the same building two weeks later, that would not be the case.

With a 21st-place finish in Lexington over the weekend at the 2020 KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, the Caldwell County Tigers wrapped up a memorable season with four taking the podium for medals.

In their fourth game in five nights, coach Daniel Kukahiko's Caldwell County squad looked fresh as roses on Valentine's night, and broke the hearts of Trigg County quite early and without warning 66-45 at the CAB in Princeton as the final week of the 2020 regular season winds down.

Understandably upset about their latest spot in the Region 2 basketball rankings, Caldwell County handed Trigg County its heart in a decisive 58-34 win at the CAB Friday night in game two of a doubleheader in Princeton to continue a perfect 3-0 week so far.

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It wasn't enough for Caldwell County to win two individual wrestling titles while taking third overall at the Region 1 Tournament; coach Jason Walls and company got to take seven wrestlers to state, and place over half of them on the podium with a medal.

It took nearly a week to get there and so many obstacles to overcome, but the Caldwell County Lady Tigers have their season sweep of Hopkins County Central with a Monday night victory at 47-37 on the road to start a four-game week off strong.

In varsity-only action on Monday night, the Lyon County Lady Lyons once again had a big uplifting game from freshman guard and catalyst Cathryn Brown in the first three quarters, but one turn at the end of the quarter changed everything, as Brown left the game with an ankle injury and didn't…

Playing 24 hours before an unfamiliar venue at South Hopkins Middle School, the Caldwell County Lady Tigers returned to old familiar places in Princeton that they once called home, and on Throwback Tuesday night at the old Butler Stadium in downtown Princeton, defeated Crittenden County for …

Lyon County was part of a record Kentucky deer harvest of 107,039 deer during the 16-day modern gun season that concluded Nov. 24. More than 1,000 of those were taken locally.