Commonwealth Journal

Local Sports

March 26, 2013

Local stars do well at Madison Central Invitational

Pulaski County boys grab first place over host school; girls’ track teams also compete

Richmond —  

In the sport of track and field, every point matters. 
The Pulaski County boys’ team proved just that in Friday evening’s Madison Central Invitational, as they outscored meet host Madison Central by a lone point to grab first place by a score of 123 to 122. 
Also on the boys side of things, Somerset finished sixth with 49 points, while Southwestern rounded out the top ten with 17 points. 
A pair of Pulaski boys’ relays team grabbed first place in their respective races. The 3200-meter relay team of Mason Blevins, Matthew Crawford, Morgan Stevens, and Jimmy Goldson, ran away with a winning time of 8:25. The quartet of Josh O’Connor, Alec Wooldridge, Austin Hyden, and Goldson, won the 1600-meter relay with a clocking of 3:36.
Blevins gave the Maroons sometime big-time points, as the junior swept the long distance races. Blevins won the mile run with a time of 4:45 and the two-mile with a clocking of 10:01. 
Goldson and Crawford finished one-two in the 800-meter run, as Goldson took first with a time of 2:02 and Crawford grabbed second with a clocking of 2:06. 
Pulaski’s Austin Hyden finished second in the 400-meter dash with a time of 53.75 seconds. Kaleb Rowe took the runner-up spot in the triple jump with a mark of 42’06”. 
Somerset’s Tyler Megargel did well in the hurdle events, as the senior grabbed second in the 110-meter hurdles and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles. 
The first four spots of the 100-meter dash belonged to local runners, beginning with the Briar Jumpers’ Cam Cheuvront, who took the top spot in a time of 11.42 seconds. Teammate Will Lange finished second, while O’Connor and Wooldridge finished third and fourth, respectively. 
After winning the 100-meter dash, Cheuvront won the long jump with a mark of 19’06”. Somerset’s Jonathan Baker took the silver medal in the pole vault, while the Maroons’ Daniel Pitman grabbed the bronze medal.

Text Only
Local Sports
  • Russell Local All-Star teams advance in state tournaments

    Local all-star baseball teams began their state tournament journeys on Tuesday night at ballparks all across the state of Kentucky.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • haleelanigan.jpg Pulaski’s Lanigan wins World title, Shopville Elementary places third

    The Pulaski County area has always been know n as a hotbed for great archery at the state level and National level.
    But now the local area can boast it has some of the greatest young archers in the ‘World’.

    July 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cavaliers LeBron Gilb_Harr.jpg LeBron: I'm coming back to Cleveland

    July 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Hyden Commonwealth Journal 2014 All-County Track Team

    This year’s 2014 Commonwealth Journal All-County Track team was led by Pulaski County High School senior Austin Hyden.

    July 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr major.jpg Pirates win title over Yankees

    To clinch the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken major league championship title, the Kentucky Farm Care Pirates needed to win just one game against the Southeastern Appraisal Yankees.
    The Yankees, meanwhile, had a much tougher task, as they had to earn a pair of victories over the Pirates.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • cr minor.jpg Braves hold off Giants, 6-5, for title

    In the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken Minor League championship game, the Science Hill United Methodist Braves took the title by holding off the Roark Auto Transport Giants, 6-5.

    June 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Softball Lady Warriors’ Dynamic Duo

    The dynamic duo.
    A one-two punch.
    A winning combination.
    Whatever you want to call them, the pair of Destiny Molden and Sydney ‘Dozer’ Fourman have been nothing short of spectacular for the Southwestern High School softball team over the past few years.

    June 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Scott Virginia Scott signs with Young Harris

    After a very successful prep basketball career at Somerset High School, Virginia Scott will continue to play the sport that she loves so much at the next level.

    June 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • Lynch.jpg ‘Magical Season’ ends

    For the past couple of weeks, things had gone the way Southwestern wanted them to.
    That was not the case in the first round game of the Rawlings/KHSAA State Baseball Tournament, as the Warriors just couldn’t seem to get a break in Monday evening’s game at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

  • Dishman Dishman signs with Lindsey Wilson

    Charlie Dishman has done it all for the Somerset High School baseball team for the past three seasons.
    Dishman – a clutch hitter, a go-to pitcher, and a mainstay at third base – is being rewarded for each of those talents, as he recently signed a scholarship to play baseball at Lindsey Wilson College.

    June 3, 2014 1 Photo

Somerset-Pulaski girls basketball

To purchase or view mor sports photos go to

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Pulaski vs. Southwestern football

Check out more action photos at

Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide