Little League Softball
SCIENCE HILL - Thanks to a four-hit shutout pitching performance by Clay County's Brody Hooker, the Pulaski County Little League 11&12 year-old All-Stars fell in defeat in the Area championship game on Friday night. The game ended after five innings with Clay County winning by a score of 10-0.
SCIENCE HILL - After building an early large lead, the Pulaski County Little League 9&10 year-old All-Stars had to fight off Clay County, 10-9, for the Area 1 Little League title on Friday night.
CINCINNATI -- Pulaski County High School softball sophomore Riley Hull has thrived on pressure-packed situations throughout her high school career, as a hitter at the plate and defending the plate as a catcher.
The school year of 2018-2019 was a great year in the local area for baseball with Somerset High School winning the 12th Region title and Southwestern High School posting one of the best records in the region.
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Several elementary-age kids from throughout Pulaski County spent their Thursday afternoon shooting hoops and learning how to play basketball from some of the state’s most recognizable athletes – Coach John Calipari and members of the University of Kentucky Mens Basketball team.
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Pulaski County High School sophomore softball standout Riley Hull was named second team All-State in Class AAA by the Kentucky High School Softball Coaches Association, while Lady Maroons junior Eva Gover was named All-State Honorable Mention.
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At four-feet tall and 53 pounds, seven-year-old Mason Brooks may not seem too intimidating. But given his talent at his age level and his genetic background, Mason Brooks could very well make a name for himself on the Somerset football fields - just like his great grandfather did so many years ago.
There have many great and defining moments in the local sports scene over the years, but none could rival the overall success - in Kentucky High School Athletic Association competition - achieved by our three local high schools (Pulaski County, Somerset, and Southwestern) in the 2018-2019 sc…
After winning two state track titles and two state runner-up track titles, Somerset High School sophomore Kendall Burgess was the unanimous choice for the Commonwealth Journal High School Track Athlete of the Year.
Pulaski County High School sophomore catcher Riley Hull had another standout year on the dirt diamond, and just like last year, the accolades are already coming in.
LEXINGTON - Southwestern High School senior sprinter JP Vaught has had a prolific prep career in state meet track competitions. And on Saturday in the KHSAA Class AAA Track Championship, Vaught closed out his illustrious prep career with two more state runner-up finishes.
Fourth-ranked Tates Creek exploded for four runs in the seventh inning Saturday to break a 2-2 tie and pulled away for a 6-2 win over Somerset in the KHSAA Semi-State Baseball Tournament at the University of Kentucky’s Kentucky Proud Field.
The Northern Middle School baseball team capped off a great season with a Middle School State Championship title recently at Lindsey Wilson College. The Maroons, who compiled an impressive season record of 40-5-1 record, downed Hazard 7-4 in the state championship game to claim the coveted s…
On Saturday at the University of Kentucky's Kentucky Proud Park, the Somerset High School baseball team will take on Lexington Tates Creek High School in their semi-state match-up. Both teams are looking to extend their seasons and advance to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Sta…
There has been a recent Renaissance in the Somerset-Pulaski County community, as the Lake Cumberland Runners will be heading up the former Journey to Fitness running and walking series, which was sponsored by Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital (LCRH).
NICHOLASVILLE - The Lady Maroons (24-7) staged a dramatic 7th-inning comeback Monday in the 12th Region Tournament, but came up one run short, and fell 6-5 to Garrard County (27-4).
Somerset High School senior Chance Stayton hit a two-RBI triple to the right corner wall to vault the Briar Jumpers into a 10-9 lead over the Danville Admirals, and giving the Briar Jumpers their first regional baseball crown in almost 12 years.
Last year, Boyle County overcame a 6-0 deficit to down Southwestern in the opening round of the 12th Region Baseball Tournament en route to their 2018 Regional crown. On Saturday morning, the Rebels took the early lead and never looked back in their 8-1 win over Southwestern in the opening r…
NICHOLASVILLE - The Southwestern High School Lady Warriors (22-10) battled back from 3-0 and 5-3 deficits to take a 6-5 lead over West Jessamine (11-16) into the sixth inning Sunday in the opening round of the 12th Region Softball Tournament.
Somerset High School sophomore pitcher Kade Grundy fired a one-hitter in the Briar Jumpers' 5-2 win over Boyle County in the semifinals of the 12th Region Tournament on Sunday.
The Northern Middle School baseball team capture the 2019 Middle School State Baseball championship title with a 7-4 win over Hazard in the state final game. The Maroons downed Taylor County 9-0 to advance to the state finals.
After nearly three months of baseball and softball regular-season play, the real season kicks off on Saturday in 12th Region Tournament play.
After nearly two months of play in the Lake Cumberland Cal Ripken Major League division, it came down to one game to determine the league champion. On Thursday, the Diamondbacks (9-1-1) battled the Braves (10-1) for the league play title. And, as expected, the game's outcome came down to the…
In the bottom of the seventh inning with the scored tied and two outs, Somerset sophomore Cam Ryan hit a walk-off homer to left field to give the Briar Jumpers the dramatic 8-6 come-from-behind win over West Jessamine in the opening round of the 12th Region Baseball Tournament.
WILLIAMSBURG - Somerset High School sophomore Kendall Burgess won three region track titles, and scored a meet-high 38 points to help lead her Lady Jumpers to a Class A Region 6 team runner-up finish on Thursday at the University of the Cumberlands.
On Sunday in their opening round 13-inning win over Pulaski County, the Somerset High School baseball team struggled to get hits and put runs on the board. On Tuesday in the 47th District Tournament championship game, getting hits and scoring runs wasn't a problem as the Briar Jumpers blaste…
Prior to Tuesday's 47th District Tournament championship game, Pulaski County coach Brad Gover warned his team that it couldn't afford another slow start against a very good Rockcastle County team.
School may be out, but Southwestern high School senior JP Vaught dished out some sprinting lessons on Tuesday by winning four events in the Class AAA Region 7 Track Championships at Pulaski County High School. Vaught won individual regional crowns in the 100-meter dash, the 200-meter dash, a…
DANVILLE - On the championship day of the 12th Region Tennis Tournament, the Somerset High School boys team was well represented with a doubles team and a singles player in the final round. And for the first time in well over a decade, the Briar Jumpers boys team walked away with the 12th Re…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (May 16, 2019) - Anyone who loves floating streams for smallmouth bass out of a kayak, canoe or personal pontoon boat did not enjoy last year much at all. Many areas of Kentucky set annual rainfall records in 2018.
The Pulaski County Lady Maroons (24-5) scored seven runs in the first inning and never look backed Saturday on their way to a 15-0, three inning, route of Casey County (8-20) in the 47th District Tournament at PC field.
The Somerset Lady Briar Jumpers (8-25) saw their season come to an end Sunday with a 5-2 loss to Rockcastle County (24-10) in the opening round of the 47th District Softball Tournament at PC Field.
Somerset Christian's middle school soccer team came into Thursday night's championship game with a chance to make history, and that's just what the Cougars did.
The 'Real Season' has begun, as local teams start play in their respective post-season tournaments. Both baseball and softball begin their district tournaments on Saturday, May 18.
The Somerset High School softball team put up a valiant last-inning comeback surge, but were unable to come away with the win in a 13-10 setback to South Laurel on Thursday.
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