In a span of 28 short seconds, Somerset High School junior quarterback Kaiya Sheron established himself as Local Legend and a statewide sports celebrity. After Sheron masterminded the Briar Jumpers' State Championship 86-yard, 28-second final drive for a 31-28 win over Mayfield back on Dec. …
With the 2020 track season in doubt, the Pulaski County High School boys and girls track teams are just hoping to get a few laps in around the oval track before the school year ends. With a young boys team and an experienced girls team, veteran track coach Byron Childers was excited about wh…
Last year, was a magical season for the Somerset High School baseball team after they won their first 12th Region title in nearly 12 years. With their dramatic 10-9 win over Danville in the region tournament championship the Briar Jumpers found themselves in the KHSAA state baseball tourname…
INDIANAPOLIS - After taking command of the huddle in the fall, a new leadership role awaits Kentucky Wesleyan's Wiley Cain after being selected as the new Great Midwest Athletic Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) President by NCAA Division II.
The Kentucky High School Athletic Association announced Tuesday it has suspended the regular seasons and postseasons for the spring sports until further notice.
The Somerset Christian School softball team is hoping all their hard work will pay off if they are able to have a season this spring. At this point nothing is for certain, but the Lady Cougars are prepared if the season is resumed.
The Southwestern High School boys track team will be without the services of some of the strongest sprinters in the program's history, while the Lady Warriors will welcome several new faces to their program in 2020.
After a successful 2019 softball season, which was highlighted with a winning 22-10 record and a 48th District title, the Southwestern High School Lady Warriors were poised for another great season.
The 2020 Southwestern High School tennis team has plenty of experience and lots of depth. With a state qualifying boys doubles team, the Warriors tennis teams were hoping for a great season this spring.
CINCINNATI - No one loves a good debate quite like baseball fans, and with that in mind, we asked each of our beat reporters to rank the top five players by position in the history of their franchise, based on their career while playing for that club. These rankings are for fun and debate pu…
Every year since Jasmine Peavey made the Somerset High School varsity softball team as a seventh grader, her mom would take a picture of her daughter in her Lady Jumpers uniform, during team Picture Day, for her scrapbook.
Somerset High School junior quarterback Kaiya Sheron led his Briar Jumpers football team to the Class AA state football championship title, on the University of Kentucky's Kroger Field, in perhaps one of the greatest final 22 seconds, 90-yard drive in KHSAA history.
The Pulaski County High School tennis teams are looking to build off a string season last spring. Both , the boys and girls team had winning records and are both hoping to make some noise at the 2020 regionals.
The Somerset High School girls track team is coming off an historical 2019 state runner-up season, and could very well be in the hunt for another shot at a state crown with all of their state-meet scorers returning from last year.
Anglers in Kentucky often learned to fish by wading the abundant streams that course over the surface of our state. Many of these streams flow over a rocky bottom and hold substantial populations of smallmouth bass. Several streams flowing in the mountains of east Kentucky or streams powered…
After a stellar 2019 season, the Pulaski County High School softball team will be returning all their players for the 2020 season. The 2019 Lady Maroons finished up with a 24-7 season record, which included a 22-game winning streak. According to Lady Maroons head coach Brad Gover, this year'…
Nearly a half a century ago, the landscape of high school basketball was a lot different. The players wore short trunks, knee-high white tube socks with stripes of their school colors, and everyone wore Converse Chuck Taylor tennis shoes. As a matter of fact, the only great innovation in the…
This year the Kentucky Derby will run on the first Saturday in September, not the first Saturday in May, according to multiple published reports.
After an abrupt ending to the KHSAA statewide basketball season, it was time to look back at the local basketball talent and award honors for the Commonwealth Journal 2019-20 High School Basketball All-County Teams.
Despite the cold weather and the concerns of the COVID-19 virus, there were still 278 folks who tried their luck in the eighth annual Shamrock Shuffle on Saturday morning in Burnside.
In a press release sent out to all KHSAA school members, high school sports - and anything related to high school sports - has come to a grinding and immediate halt for at least another month.
LEXINGTON — South Laurel wasn’t able to knock down any field goals during the final eight minutes, but the Lady Cardinals converted on 13-of-21 free throws attempts to seal a 58-57 upset win over tournament-favorite Sacred Heart during Thursday’s first-round action of the 2020 Mingua Beef Je…
The Southern Middle School Warriors picked up their first home win of the season Tuesday night against the Wayne County Cardinals, thanks to a third inning boost.
Three local former high school girls basketball players were recently inducted into the 12th Region Girls Basketball Hall of Fame.
According to several media sources, the KHSAA will announce the postponement and/or cancellation of the rest of the Girls Sweet 16 and next week's Boys Sweet 16 at the end of this Sacred Heart-South Laurel game.
Lexington — A case of the nerves almost got the best of Casey County, but in the end, the Lady Rebels did just enough to pull out a slim 49-46 win over Pikeville during Wednesday’s first-round action of the 2020 Mingua Beef Jerky/KHSAA Girls’ Sweet 16
MIAMI (AP) — The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas.
The Southeastern Conference has announced it will conduct the 2020 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament with only essential staff, limited family and credentialed media in attendance at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for the remainder of the week beginning on Thursday following the recommendation…
Four local players were named to the 12th Region Boys Basketball All-Region Team. Locals recognized on Monday night were Pulaski County's KJ Combs and Colton Fraley, Somerset's Kade Grundy and Southwestern's Cole Dysinger.
This Week's Circulars
David Pitman, age 62, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Services are pending at this time. Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for David Pitman.
Virginia Lee Perry, age 77 years and 27 days, passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 at the Cumberland Nursing and Rehab Center in Somerset, Kentucky and was placed in the care of Hickman-Strunk Funeral Home. Graveside funeral services were held Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 12:00 pm at the Wright …
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