Sports

Lady Indians open 2020 with a win at Caverna

By Drew Bergman Contributor Contact sports returned to Adair County this week as the volleyball team kicked off their season with a two-set win over Caverna 25-10, 25-9. The Lady Indians started out hot with Rachel Long notching three of her team-leading eight aces on her first serve. The Lady Indians built up a 6-0…

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Seniors look to power Tribe

By Drew Bergman Contributor Tomorrow night the Adair County High School Indians will travel up the road to Edmonton to face the Metcalfe County Hornets and complete a journey the team has been working toward since last November. Following the team’s district playoff loss at Glasgow, head coach Van Isaac said that he wished the…

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Improvements in time for start of season

By Drew Bergman Contributor When baseball resumes this Monday at Joe Johnson Park, players, officials, family, and friends will be greeted by revamped grounds and brand-new scoreboards. “The facelift that you see out there is of course thanks to the city to have the funds available for it,” said Adair County Little League President Jacob…

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JSP Outdoors opens its doors

By Drew Bergman Contributor This past Saturday JSP Outdoors hosted the grand opening of their new shop at 7393 Campbellsville Road, just past Cane Valley Road. By noon of that opening owner Jeff Pennington was already restocking some of their live bait supplies. “That’s not a bad problem to have,” he said from the road.…

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KHSAA cancels dead period, issues guidelines

By Drew Bergman Contributor This past Thursday the KHSAA Board of Control voted 13-5 to eliminate the traditional summer dead period from the 2020 KHSAA schedule. The two-week period was eliminated in consideration of the fact that high school sports in the Commonwealth have already been on a dead period since the KHSAA suspended all…

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KHSAA: basketball not to resume; spring sports cancelled

With the announcement yesterday of the recommended closure of all K-12 schools to in-person instruction throughout Kentucky for the remainder of the school year, the KHSAA Board of Control today approved the Commissioner’s recommendation and announcement by unanimous vote that the 2020 state basketball tournaments will not be resumed, while also approving the cancellation of…

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ACMS to receive Belichick Foundation grant

By Drew Bergman Contributor The Adair County Middle School football team has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Bill Belichick Foundation. The foundation was created “to provide coaching, mentorship, and financial assistance to individuals, communities and organizations.” ACMS head football coach Wes Stephens found out about and applied for the grant last spring. Stephens…

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McQueary returns to renew Adair County baseball

By Drew Bergman Staff Writer Nineteen days from now the Adair County baseball teams will open the season against Casey County and at Southern Pulaski. Those players in high school will play Casey and those in middle school will travel to Southern Pulaski. What is key for returning head varsity baseball coach Ryan McQueary is…

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