SMITHLAND — Caldwell County had 40-37 lead with 53 seconds left in its Second Region All “A” Classic semifinal game against Lyon County, but Lady Lyon Rose Smith scored the last four points of the game herself to give her team a 41-40 win.

Caldwell County scored the first nine points and went 9-for-16 from three-point range against Livingston Central to gain the 67-55 win in the All “A” Classic quarterfinal matchup on Tuesday.

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Caldwell County High School announced the hiring of Jimmy Dyer Monday as the school’s next baseball coach.

Madisonville-North Hopkins scored the last eight points of the first half and used a 12-2 run late in the third quarter to push past host Caldwell County on Friday in both teams’ District 7 opener.

— District 7 game; tba — to be announced; canc — canceled; ppd — postponed; times given are earliest start times and are p.m. Central Time unless noted; results for games played after press time were not available

The Caldwell County boys’ basketball team opened its season Monday at Webster County and got out to a quick lead, but the host Trojans used a big second quarter to push past the Tigers 66-50.

* - District 7 game; times given are earliest start times and are p.m. Central Time unless noted; results for games played after press time were not available

After being off the court since last March and having to postpone practices and the 2020-21 schedule by about a month, the Caldwell County High School boys’ basketball team is more than ready to get things started.

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In a high school football season like no other, there were notable standouts. Young men who overcame, persevered, and deserved to make the annual Paducah Sun All-Purchase Team.

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If there is such a thing as a “victory lap” in professional golf, it might very well be the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s (LPGA) CME Group Tour Championship held in Naples, Florida at the end of each season.

The Caldwell County High School girls soccer team won the District 7 regular-season championship on penalty kicks at Madisonville-North Hopkins, but struggled from that game forward, falling to MNH in the district tournament before being eliminated from the Second Region Tournament by Hender…

Horse racing officials and industry activists are hailing the passage and signing of a safety and integrity bill that will standardize medication and doping rules in an effort to make the sport safer and fairer.

Four members of the Caldwell County High School football team were named to the All-Western Kentucky Conference Team for the 2020 season.

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When Matthew Mitchell, the winningest head coach in Kentucky women’s basketball history with over 300 wins, announced Nov. 12 that he had retired from coaching and resigning as head coach of the Wildcats, fans on this side of the state did not know there was a local connection to the interim…

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Caldwell County wide receiver and defensive back Tripp Branch had fielded more than a dozen unique offers to play football at the next level: Allegheny. Carleton. Grinnell. Hanover. Kenyon. Lindsey Wilson. Macalester. Middlebury. Mount St. Joseph. Rhodes. Ripon. Rose-Hulman. St. John’s. Sewa…

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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association and its embattled Board of Controls on Wednesday took more than two hours to discuss, deliberate and, ultimately, decide how to handle mounting COVID-19 issues, unanimously opting to move the start date of the 2020-21 winter sports calendar to Jan. 4.

MURRAY — Caldwell County pushed out to a quick 14-0 lead with the help of a Murray fumble, but Murray bounced back, scoring three straight touchdowns en route to the 35-28 win in the first round of the KHSAA playoffs.

* - district game; all times are p.m. Central Time unless noted; ppd – postponed; canc - canceled. Schedules are subject to change.

For the eighth straight year, Caldwell County is taking possession of the 139 Bowl trophy, forcing a running clock in the second half en route to the 56-17 final.

HOPKINSVILLE — Caldwell County faced Madisonville-North Hopkins for the fourth time this year in the Second Region Tournament championship, and as was the case in the previous three meetings, it ended with a Lady Tiger shutout.

Brady Darnall (left photo) of One-Hit Wonders leads off the eight-team Halloween Slow-Pitch Tournament Saturday with an inside-the-park home run at City-County Park. People were also encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes like Danielle Faulkner (left), Kelsey Martin and Ember, dressed as …

* - district game; all times are p.m. Central Time unless noted; ppd – postponed; canc - canceled.

Caldwell County lost at home in straight sets to Henderson County on Oct. 6, but the Lady Tigers won when it counted most, winning their first-round match of the Second Region Tournament on Monday — at home in straight sets — 25-12, 25-22, 25-19.

Eleven members of the Caldwell County volleyball team were named to the All-District 7 Team for their athletic ability, the All-District 7 Academic Team for their academic ability or both.

MORTON’S GAP — The Caldwell County volleyball team won its 14th straight District 7 Tournament title on Thursday, beating Madisonville-North Hopkins 25-11, 25-15, 25-17 at Hopkins Co. Central High School.

Nine members of the Caldwell County High School boys soccer team were named to District 7 postseason honors last week at the district tournament held at Hopkins Co. High School.

Thirteen of the 22 members of the Caldwell County High School girls varsity soccer team were named to postseason honors last week at the District 7 Tournament held at Hopkins Co. Central High School.

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— district game; all times are p.m. Central Time unless noted; ppd — postpone; canc — canceled.

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Madisonville-North Hopkins scored the last eight points of the first half and used a 12-2 run late in the third quarter to push past host Caldwell County on Friday in both teams’ District 7 opener.

— District 7 game; tba — to be announced; canc — canceled; ppd — postponed; times given are earliest start times and are p.m. Central Time unless noted; results for games played after press time were not available

The Caldwell County boys’ basketball team opened its season Monday at Webster County and got out to a quick lead, but the host Trojans used a big second quarter to push past the Tigers 66-50.

* - District 7 game; times given are earliest start times and are p.m. Central Time unless noted; results for games played after press time were not available

After being off the court since last March and having to postpone practices and the 2020-21 schedule by about a month, the Caldwell County High School boys’ basketball team is more than ready to get things started.

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  • Updated

In a high school football season like no other, there were notable standouts. Young men who overcame, persevered, and deserved to make the annual Paducah Sun All-Purchase Team.

editor's pick top story

If there is such a thing as a “victory lap” in professional golf, it might very well be the Ladies Professional Golf Association’s (LPGA) CME Group Tour Championship held in Naples, Florida at the end of each season.

The Caldwell County High School girls soccer team won the District 7 regular-season championship on penalty kicks at Madisonville-North Hopkins, but struggled from that game forward, falling to MNH in the district tournament before being eliminated from the Second Region Tournament by Hender…

Horse racing officials and industry activists are hailing the passage and signing of a safety and integrity bill that will standardize medication and doping rules in an effort to make the sport safer and fairer.

Four members of the Caldwell County High School football team were named to the All-Western Kentucky Conference Team for the 2020 season.

  • Updated

When Matthew Mitchell, the winningest head coach in Kentucky women’s basketball history with over 300 wins, announced Nov. 12 that he had retired from coaching and resigning as head coach of the Wildcats, fans on this side of the state did not know there was a local connection to the interim…

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  • Updated

Caldwell County wide receiver and defensive back Tripp Branch had fielded more than a dozen unique offers to play football at the next level: Allegheny. Carleton. Grinnell. Hanover. Kenyon. Lindsey Wilson. Macalester. Middlebury. Mount St. Joseph. Rhodes. Ripon. Rose-Hulman. St. John’s. Sewa…

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The Kentucky High School Athletic Association and its embattled Board of Controls on Wednesday took more than two hours to discuss, deliberate and, ultimately, decide how to handle mounting COVID-19 issues, unanimously opting to move the start date of the 2020-21 winter sports calendar to Jan. 4.

MURRAY — Caldwell County pushed out to a quick 14-0 lead with the help of a Murray fumble, but Murray bounced back, scoring three straight touchdowns en route to the 35-28 win in the first round of the KHSAA playoffs.

* - district game; all times are p.m. Central Time unless noted; ppd – postponed; canc - canceled. Schedules are subject to change.

For the eighth straight year, Caldwell County is taking possession of the 139 Bowl trophy, forcing a running clock in the second half en route to the 56-17 final.

HOPKINSVILLE — Caldwell County faced Madisonville-North Hopkins for the fourth time this year in the Second Region Tournament championship, and as was the case in the previous three meetings, it ended with a Lady Tiger shutout.

Brady Darnall (left photo) of One-Hit Wonders leads off the eight-team Halloween Slow-Pitch Tournament Saturday with an inside-the-park home run at City-County Park. People were also encouraged to dress in Halloween costumes like Danielle Faulkner (left), Kelsey Martin and Ember, dressed as …

* - district game; all times are p.m. Central Time unless noted; ppd – postponed; canc - canceled.

Caldwell County lost at home in straight sets to Henderson County on Oct. 6, but the Lady Tigers won when it counted most, winning their first-round match of the Second Region Tournament on Monday — at home in straight sets — 25-12, 25-22, 25-19.

Eleven members of the Caldwell County volleyball team were named to the All-District 7 Team for their athletic ability, the All-District 7 Academic Team for their academic ability or both.

MORTON’S GAP — The Caldwell County volleyball team won its 14th straight District 7 Tournament title on Thursday, beating Madisonville-North Hopkins 25-11, 25-15, 25-17 at Hopkins Co. Central High School.

Nine members of the Caldwell County High School boys soccer team were named to District 7 postseason honors last week at the district tournament held at Hopkins Co. High School.

Thirteen of the 22 members of the Caldwell County High School girls varsity soccer team were named to postseason honors last week at the District 7 Tournament held at Hopkins Co. Central High School.

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— district game; all times are p.m. Central Time unless noted; ppd — postpone; canc — canceled.

MORTONS GAP — The Caldwell County High School girls’ soccer team had a physical match-up with Madisonville-North Hopkins Thursday in the District 7 tournament championship at Hopkins Co. Central, taking a 2-0 loss.

On fourth-and-goal from the 1-yard line with Caldwell County trailing Murray 41-34 in overtime, CCHS senior Baron Wells ran the ball toward the right pylon and dove for the end zone.

The Caldwell County High School volleyball team won 3-2 at Ballard Memorial on Thursday, avenging a 3-2 loss to the Lady Bombers in the All A Classic semistate match on Oct. 2.

MADISONVILLE — The Caldwell County High School boys’ soccer team fell in the semifinal round of the District 7 tournament on Monday, taking a 3-0 loss to host Hopkins Co. Central.

The Caldwell County High School volleyball team split its matches in a tri-match on Saturday, beating host Christian County 3-0, while falling to Bowling Green 3-0.