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Southwestern defeated one team of Cardinals last week, and they will look to beat another squad of Cardinals tonight in Somerset.

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The Lincoln County High School Patriots left the Plains with a 7-1 over Southwestern High School on Thursday night.

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The Briar Jumpers started their season with a victory in a road game last week against the Whitley County Colonels, and now they look to get their first home victory tonight against the Williamsburg Yellowjackets.

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BURNSIDE - Dirt track racing action will heat up this weekend as the Schaeffer’s Oil Iron-Man Late Model Series comes to the area for a doubleheader of action during the “Battle of the Bluegrass” weekend. Friday’s race will be at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, followed by Saturday Nigh…

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Southwestern High School is pleased to announce that our student athletes will be able to compete in fall sports at this time. All Southwestern athletic events will be following the recommendations sent out by the KHSAA. We will be following guidelines and recommendations to ensure the safet…

University of Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez, who was the football scheduling chair of the Big Ten’s return-to-competition task force, discusses the conference's plan to resume football during a Zoom call Wednesday morning.

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Eighty minutes was not enough time to determine the better girls soccer team between Southwestern High School and Pulaski County High School. Despite a couple of lead changes, the two county school programs tied at 4-4 at the end of regulation on Tuesday at the PCHS soccer complex.

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In an exciting cross town bout, the Pulaski County Maroons volleyball team took three close sets over the Somerset Briar Jumpers to get their first victory of their season last night at Pulaski.

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LONDON - The Somerset High School girls soccer team picked up a nice road win on Monday night over South Laurel High School. With the 3-1 win over the Lady Cards, Somerset stretched their season-opening win streak to three games.

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The Southwestern High School boys soccer team picked up their first win of the season in a district drubbing of Wayne County High School on Monday at the Plains. The Warriors blanked the visiting Cardinals by a score of 7-0.

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Two second-half goals by Briar Jumper senior striker Derek Arias was enough for Somerset to pull out the hard-fought 3-2 win over their cross-town rivals Pulaski County, on Monday at Clara Morrow Field.

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BURNSIDE - The Schaeffer's Oil Iron-Man Championship Late Model Series presented by DirtonDirt.com would visit Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside, KY for the first time in the 2020 season on Saturday evening for the 9th Annual Harold Hardgrove Memorial and Michael Chilton of Salvisa, KY wo…

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This weekend at the first cross country meet of the season Somerset Christian Elementary runners had several medals. I'm not sure what all information you need but I can give you top 10 finishers. For the girls K-3 2000m race, Rachel Hardy came in 3rd and Ava Hensley came in 4th (both girls …

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The Pulaski County High School girls cross country team opened their 2020 season off with a big team win in the Cougar Prowl Invitational on Saturday, ran on the campus of Somerset Christian School.

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LIBERTY - When the Somerset Christian School volleyball team switched over from the Kentucky Christian Athletic Association to the much larger Kentucky High School Athletic Association, there was so skepticism about how they might compete against the larger schools from around the state.

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WILLIAMSBURG - The defending state champion Briar Jumpers opened their season with 40-8 victory over the Whitley County Colonels on the road last night.

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MONTICELLO -- Social distancing is supposed to be the norm for 2020, but in last night's game between Southwestern and Wayne County, neither team could seem to distance themselves from one another all-game long.

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BELFRY - Heading into Friday's matchup against defending Class 3A State Champion Belfry (1-0), coach Johnny Hines knew his Maroons (0-1) would have to slow down the powerful running game of the Pirates if they were going to come away with a tough road win.

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When Kentucky's quarterback went down with an injury last fall, the Wildcats turned to a super talented Lynn Bowden Jr. to take over the signal-caller position. The Pulaski County High School football team, found themselves in a similar position when QB Drew Polston went down with an injury.…

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Through the first eight games of the season last year, the Pulaski County Maroon football team was on a proverbial roll, with a 7-1 record and scoring points in bunches.

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We can all agree we are still in awe of the Somerset Briar Jumper’s game winning drive to beat the Mayfield Cardinals 34-31 last season at Kroger Field to win their first state title.

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The Wayne County Cardinals, coming off a 10-2 season that included a district championship over favored Corbin 63-49, enter 2020 with high hopes and expectations, after a 36-7 loss at Johnson Central in the regional championship game, ended their 2019 campaign. Eight players with starting ex…

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Wayne County Football starts its 51st year of varsity football this season and despite regional championships in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2017 for the first time ever the program has a legitimate candidate for Mr. Football in 6-0 190 lbs. senior running back Braedon Sloan. Sloan was a first team…

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The Southwestern High School volleyball team had another outstanding season in 2019, but anything short of a regional is not the norm fro the powerful Lady Warrior program. Southwestern finished 2019 with a 29-10 record, a 48th District title and a 12th Region semifinal appearance.

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It took nearly 70 minutes for the Somerset High School girls soccer team to put away the visiting Wayne County Lady Cardinals on Thursday at Clara Morrow Field. On Senior Night, the Lady Jumpers came away with the hard-fought 3-0 win over Wayne County.

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The Wayne County Cardinals open the 2020 season this Friday night at Jewell Field, hosting Class 5A foe Southwestern. The matchup marks just the fourth meeting all time between the two programs as the Cards own a 2-1 series edge, after last season's 44-6 win at Southwestern. Wayne County is …

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While it may be later than expected, the 2020 high school football season is officially here.

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STEARNS - The Southwestern High School Lady Warriors volleyball team opened up the 2020 season with a district win over the McCreary Central Lady Raiders on Tuesday. The Lady Warriors took the match in straight sets 25-11, 25-14, and 25-18.

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The Southwestern Warriors Volleyball team dominated in their home opener last night against the Lincoln County Patriots with a victory in two very lopsided sets.

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Somerset High School sophomore Grace Bruner spent her entire freshman year watching the Lady Jumpers' soccer games from the sidelines, after sustaining an ACL injury.

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