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During last Friday’s clockwork briefing centered around the coronavirus, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear (D) unveiled his “Healthy at Work” Team Kentucky plan for the reopening of youth sports in the Commonwealth — set to become effective on June 15, and eventually crowning into moderately public…

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A year ago, Caldwell County’s Tripp Branch was coming off a prolific season as the Tigers’ starting punter, and was averaging a shade over eight points per game on the court.

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BOWLING GREEN — Graduate transfer quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome has signed with WKU Football, it was announced Sunday afternoon.

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In some ways, the spring schedule has stayed the same for first-year Caldwell County football coach Will Barnes.

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He was not quite the unknown Josh Allen was when he came to Kentucky or totally ignored by Division I football coaches like Calvin Taylor was in high school but senior linebacker Jamar “Boogie” Watson was not expected to be the player he has been — or could become next season.

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Like many programs across the Commonwealth, Caldwell County High School athletics is preparing to recognize its spring sports stars — using this weekend as a prime time to “Light the Night.”

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has accused the Louisville men’s basketball program of committing a Level I violation with an improper recruiting offer and extra benefits and several Level II violations, including an accusation that former Cardinals coach Rick Pitino failed to promote an atm…

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Officials within the Kentucky High School Athletic Association have released revisions of the current-standing dead period, which originally took effect on March 12 and has since been extended until the end of the 2019-20 school year (May 31).

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Former Lyon County star golfer Cullan Brown received a prestigious nod on Thursday afternoon, when University of Kentucky Athletics tabbed him as the 2019-20 “Male Freshman Athlete of the Year” at the digitally-produced 18th Annual CATSPY Awards Show, presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.

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LEXINGTON — The Kentucky men’s basketball team will open the season against Kansas in the State Farm Champions Classic on Nov. 10 at the United Center in Chicago.

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Now that Kentucky failed to land Purdue graduate transfer Matt Haarms to fill the void at center it has on the 2020-21 roster, one name that keeps being mentioned as a possible solution is 6-11 Moussa Cisse of Lausanne Collegiate School of Memphis.

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Fiction became reality on Tuesday afternoon, when Kentucky High School Athletics Association commissioner Julian Tackett announced in a written letter the cancellation of the 2019-20 spring sports season in the Commonwealth.

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Emma Talley already has a strong list of accomplishments to her name: three-time KHSAA state champion, four-time All-American, 2013 US Amateur champion, 2015 NCAA individual champion, 2018 LPGA Rookie of the Year.

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Over the last three weeks, fourth-year tournament director Torey Hammett has been slowly — but surely — revealing the highly-anticipated field for the 2020 West Kentucky Hoops Classic.

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If things were normal in this exact moment, Murray State sophomore ace and former Caldwell County Tigers star Shane Burns would be on the bus with his coaches and teammates — bound for St. Louis and a scheduled mid-week game with the Billikens in the Atlantic 10.

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After nine consecutive seasons, Caldwell County’s Belle Englebright has suited up for varsity tennis with the Lady Tigers more years than she hasn’t.

Like many of their peers across the country, the boys on Caldwell County’s baseball team were stunned when the decision was made to indefinitely postpone the spring sports season when the COVID-19 virus was classified as a pandemic.

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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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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.

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.

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.

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A year ago, Caldwell County’s Tripp Branch was coming off a prolific season as the Tigers’ starting punter, and was averaging a shade over eight points per game on the court.

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BOWLING GREEN — Graduate transfer quarterback Tyrrell Pigrome has signed with WKU Football, it was announced Sunday afternoon.

editor's pick top story

In some ways, the spring schedule has stayed the same for first-year Caldwell County football coach Will Barnes.

editor's pick

He was not quite the unknown Josh Allen was when he came to Kentucky or totally ignored by Division I football coaches like Calvin Taylor was in high school but senior linebacker Jamar “Boogie” Watson was not expected to be the player he has been — or could become next season.

editor's pick

Like many programs across the Commonwealth, Caldwell County High School athletics is preparing to recognize its spring sports stars — using this weekend as a prime time to “Light the Night.”

AP

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has accused the Louisville men’s basketball program of committing a Level I violation with an improper recruiting offer and extra benefits and several Level II violations, including an accusation that former Cardinals coach Rick Pitino failed to promote an atm…

editor's pick

Officials within the Kentucky High School Athletic Association have released revisions of the current-standing dead period, which originally took effect on March 12 and has since been extended until the end of the 2019-20 school year (May 31).

editor's pick

Former Lyon County star golfer Cullan Brown received a prestigious nod on Thursday afternoon, when University of Kentucky Athletics tabbed him as the 2019-20 “Male Freshman Athlete of the Year” at the digitally-produced 18th Annual CATSPY Awards Show, presented by Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance.

editor's pick

LEXINGTON — The Kentucky men’s basketball team will open the season against Kansas in the State Farm Champions Classic on Nov. 10 at the United Center in Chicago.

editor's pick

Now that Kentucky failed to land Purdue graduate transfer Matt Haarms to fill the void at center it has on the 2020-21 roster, one name that keeps being mentioned as a possible solution is 6-11 Moussa Cisse of Lausanne Collegiate School of Memphis.

editor's pick

Fiction became reality on Tuesday afternoon, when Kentucky High School Athletics Association commissioner Julian Tackett announced in a written letter the cancellation of the 2019-20 spring sports season in the Commonwealth.

editor's pick

Emma Talley already has a strong list of accomplishments to her name: three-time KHSAA state champion, four-time All-American, 2013 US Amateur champion, 2015 NCAA individual champion, 2018 LPGA Rookie of the Year.

editor's pick

Over the last three weeks, fourth-year tournament director Torey Hammett has been slowly — but surely — revealing the highly-anticipated field for the 2020 West Kentucky Hoops Classic.

editor's pick

If things were normal in this exact moment, Murray State sophomore ace and former Caldwell County Tigers star Shane Burns would be on the bus with his coaches and teammates — bound for St. Louis and a scheduled mid-week game with the Billikens in the Atlantic 10.

editor's pick

After nine consecutive seasons, Caldwell County’s Belle Englebright has suited up for varsity tennis with the Lady Tigers more years than she hasn’t.

Like many of their peers across the country, the boys on Caldwell County’s baseball team were stunned when the decision was made to indefinitely postpone the spring sports season when the COVID-19 virus was classified as a pandemic.

editor's pick

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.

editor's pick

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…

editor's pick

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.

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.

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.

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…