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Led by some hot shooting from beyond the arc and five players scoring in double figures, the Pulaski County boys basketball team came away with an easy 86-63 win over McCreary Central High School on Friday night.

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Ten years and two days ago, the 2009 Somerset High School football team took a perfect 14-0 record into the KHSAA Class 3A football state championship game.

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After going down double figures, the Somerset Lady Briar Jumpers basketball had a late run but fell just short to the Madison Southern Eagles last night at Somerset.

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When Somerset High school senior running back Alex Miller went down with a season-ending injury during the sixth game of the season, junior linebacker Mike Garland knew he was going to have up his game on the offensive side of the ball in an effort to take up the slack left by Miller's absen…

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Inspired by the University of Miami Hurricanes' 'turnover chain', this year's Somerset High School football team came up with their own version of their own gaudy version of the bulky 'bling bling' chain. Each time a Briar Jumpers defender came up with a turnover, Somerset assistant coach Ja…

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LONDON - The battle of the two defending regional championship programs was staged in the Nissan Legacy Classic on Thursday night, as Southwestern and North Laurel battled again. The last time these two teams was in the second round of the KHSAA Girls State Basketball Tournament at Rupp Arena.

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After a 23-point win on Tuesday night over Central Kentucky Home School, Southwestern moved to 2-0 on the young season with a 73-52 victory over Casey County last night at the Wigwam.

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The Pulaski County Lady Maroons basketball team blew out the Corbin Redhounds 65-48 in their home opener last night.

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When you talk about the Somerset High School offense, you have to talk mention their two big playmakers - Kaiya Sheron and Kade Grundy. The junior quarterback-receiver duo have accounted for a large portion of the Briar Jumpers' offensive yardage and scoring this season. And when the close g…

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Behind every great high school football team, probably lies a great class of seniors. And that is absolutely the case for the 2019 Somerset High School football team.

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The Somerset Briar Jumpers basketball team pulled away from the Russell County Lakers in the final period of last night's season opener to win it 66-50 at Somerset.

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Coming out of the Thanksgiving break, Campbellsville-Somerset University head basketball coach Al Gover was looking for his club to get back on track on Monday night, hosting a very good Johnson University team out of Knoxville, Tennessee.

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COLUMBIA - The Pulaski County High School girls basketball team started off the 2019-2020 season the right way with a 50-36 road win over Adair County in Monday night's season opener. The Lady Maroons took control of the game from the start after taking a 25-20 halftime lead.

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The Somerset High School Lady Briar Jumpers basketball team pulled away from the East Jessamine Jaguars late to obtain a 45-35 victory in their first game of the season last night at Somerset.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Moments before he spoke to the media following Kentucky's 45-13 win over rival Louisville last Saturday, Lynn Bowden Jr., hugged Kentucky offensive coordinator Eddie Gran in a show of gratitude and appreciation.

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The Somerset Wrestling Club finished with the most team pins in the Woodford Youth Fall Classic. Somerset wrestling scored a meet-high 259 points, ahead of runner-ups Boyle County with 241 points.

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Somerset High School junior Derek Arias was on the top of his game this season with a county-best 22 goals scored, along with 5 assists. Arias, who made the All-County Team in 2017, has scored 47 career goals and dished out 17 career assists. And it was because of Derek Arias outstanding pla…

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After a dramatic heart-stopping 28-26 win at Lexington Christian in the second round of the Class 2A Playoffs, the Somerset High School football team got a little breather in round-three with their easy lopsided 41-6 win over McLean County.

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Southwestern High School senior goal keeper Bella Nalle, who was named to her third consecutive All-County Girls Soccer Team, had 126 saves for the Lady Warriors in 2019. Nalle only allowed 17 goals scored in 18 games played, for an 0.9 average. Nalle also recorded seven shutouts, which rank…

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LEXINGTON - The Somerset Christian School boys basketball team's two-season win streak finally came to an end with their 79-63 loss to Galilean in the Trinity East-West Challenge.

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Somerset High School senior linebacker Jase Bruner, a 6-foot-1 1/2, 235-pound prospect from the Class of 2020, accepted a preferred walk-on offer to join the University of Kentucky football program and spend his college years in Lexington earlier this month.

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LEXINGTON - The Somerset Christian School boys basketball team continued their undefeated season and stretched their winning streak to 17 games with their 71-51 win over Community in Trinity’s East-West Challenge.

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Pulaski County High School senior Peyton Randolph had an illustrious volleyball career for the Lady Maroons, which included making four straight All-County Teams and becoming only the second player in program history to record 1,000 career kills.

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LEXINGTON — Undefeated Frederick Douglass came into last night’s game versus Southwestern as the heavy favorite, and they played like it.

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The Somerset Briar Jumpers football team stormed through the McLean County Cougars last night in 41-6 victory at William Clark Field to advance to the semi finals of the Kentucky state class 2A playoffs.

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It might have only been the second-round of the post-season playoffs, but the Somerset High School football team's 28-26 win over Lexington Christian Academy - last Friday - could have possibly been as big as a state final or semifinal game.

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With a come-from-behind, 21-15 victory over Whitley County in last week's Class 5A District 8 Championship game, the No. 4 seeded Southwestern Warriors came away with the ninth district title in school history.

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South Central Athletics does it again. Their second team in their gym's existence since established in 2017 receives a Summit bit. Their level-3 small junior team competed In Nashville TN at The Nashville Classic on Nov. 17.

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Coming into Tuesday night's game at Somerset Christian School, only one thing was for certain -- Al Gover and the Campbellsville-Somerset Tigers needed a win.

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The defending Kentucky Christian Athletic Association state basketball champs, Somerset Christian School Cougars, picked up where they left off last season by winning the KCAA Tip-Off Tournament this past weekend at Somerset Christian School. The Cougars not only won all three of their tourn…

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No one left at halftime. Everyone held hope of seeing Georgetown College football pull off a magical finish to a difficult 2019 season.

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The Somerset Youth Football League 7U All-Stars made it to the Championship Game of the King of the Hill Classic in Owensboro this past weekend. the local All-Stars were defeated by the Knoxville Falcons, 26-6 . The Somerset Youth Football League 9U All-Stars made it to the King of the Hill …

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DAYTON, TN - The Somerset Christian School Varsity and Middle School cross country teams competed this past weekend in the National Association of Christian Athletes (NACA) National Cross County Championships in Dayton, Tennessee. There were teams there from all over and as far as Wisconsin.

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Southwestern High School sophomore Kate Golden stood above the rest in the local area in the 2019 high school cross country season. Because of her outstanding performances throughout the fall season, Golden was named the 2019 Commonwealth Journal Cross Country Runner of the Year.

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After a close start, the Somerset Briar Jumpers football team got stronger as the game went on and pulled away from their district rivals, the Danville Admirals, to obtain a 34-14 victory in the first round of the Kentucky state 2A playoffs bracket.

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Randy Burton, age 51 of Somerset, passed away Tuesday, December 3, 2019. A funeral will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery at Nancy, KY The family of Mr. Randy Burton will receive friends at t…