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BURNSIDE - All over the world, millions of young boys have been enjoying in the game of baseball in Little League competition.

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COVINGTON - Early on in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control Meeting on Friday morning, Commissioner Julian Tackett stated, "Hopefully 2019 and 2021 will look a lot alike, but 2020 will look nothing like we have ever seen before."

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BURNSIDE - The Wildcats Used Cars Rays downed the All Season Construction White Sox 10-3 in Burnside Little League baseball action on Thursday night. In the words of Cole Park PA announcer Ron Shaw, "The Rays rolled like a freight train coming from Memphis."

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Three youth major league games were played in the first part of the week in the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken on Hinkle Field at the Ward Correll Sports Complex. The Dodgers, the White Sox and the Red Sox all came up with wins.

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BURNSIDE - And while the COVID-19 Pandemic has had a huge impact on sports, the Burnside Little League has seemed to thrive during these adverse times. Although the bleachers have been removed from Burnside's Cole Park, to help with social distancing, the atmosphere at the state's second old…

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Kentucky High School Athletic Association Commissioner Julian Tackett spoke briefly about the upcoming high school sports season at the Interim Joint Committee on Education and the KDE Superintendents Webcast on Monday.

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A sincere thank you to drivers, crews and fans who came out to celebrate America's Birthday at Lake Cumberland Speedway. Once again, the racing surface was top notch with side-by-side racing in all classes throughout the night. A special thank you to our track staff! Thank you to everyone fr…

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Anthony Davis is confident the Los Angeles Lakers can win the NBA title once the season resumes this month in Orlando.

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Over the past 10 years, the local high school baseball action has been outstanding with loads of great players at every position. Both, Somerset (2019) and Southwestern (2014) claimed 12th Region Tournament titles in the past decade.

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The Dodgers and Red Sox both picked up wins on Thursday in Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken Major League baseball play. The Dodgers downed the Reds 6-2 and the Red Sox downed the Braves 4-1. Both the Dodgers and the Red Sox are the only major league teams with undefeated records of 2-0.

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The Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken league was in full swing Tuesday with action going on every ball field, with boys and girls of all ages enjoying the great games of baseball and softball.

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The local youth baseball leagues kicked off their 2020 seasons on Monday. Despite heavy rains, both the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken League and the Burnside Little League got games in on their Opening Days.

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Thank you to everyone who came out to support us. The track was in the best shape it has ever been. It made for great racing in all classes. We are back to regular pricing Saturday, June 27.

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Somerset High School senior Kendall Burgess can now add a national title to go along with her track state titles.

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Over the last few months, the Commonwealth Journal has been highlighting some of the top athletes from the last decade, so I figured it would be nice to go back and take a look at some of the top moments from that same timeframe.

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The 2020 edition of the Over My Head 5K concluded this weekend in a virtual fashion. While the sixth annual event was not held in person due to the spread of COVID-19, the local 5K run and walk was still a success.

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After 12 years at the helm and nearly two decades in the program, Somerset High School softball coach David Dorsey retired from coaching the Lady Jumpers.

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Somerset High School senior tennis standout Devan Neely was hoping to finish out her prep career on a high note. After two straight trips to the KHSAA State Tennis Tournament, Neely didn't get a chance for a third trip to state after the season was wiped out due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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