Sports

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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ACHS pays tribute to basketball, cheerleading seniors

By Drew Bergman Staff Writer Adair County High School’s final home basketball games were, but for one exception, the absence of injured senior D.J. Brown, everything the sporting community could have wanted out of the night. In the first game of the evening The Lady Indians (3-24) battled Caverna (8-12) and overcame early second-half foul…

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LWC defeats Cumberland 48-6

The Cameron Dukes and Jay Gaudlock connection led No. 10-ranked Lindsey Wilson football team to a 48-6 win over Cumberland (Tenn.) on Saturday afternoon at Blue Raider Stadium. Just as impressive, the Blue Raider defensive allowed just one score while recording a pair of takeaways to help Lindsey Wilson improve to 6-0 overall and 3-0…

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ACMS Lady Indians travel to Lexington for state tournament

The Adair County Middle School Lady Indians will be travelling to Lexington this weekend to compete in the 2019 Kentucky Basketball Commission State Tournament. The 8th Grade Lady Indians went 15-1 this season, winning both the regular-season and tournament championships of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference. This is the second-straight trip to the…

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