Sean Janiec may have missed his senior season of track and field, but this two-sport athlete will continue to run next season after committing to Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tenn for soccer and track. This past week, Janiec followed in the steps of his brothers to join the Lions.

Marshall County High School has taken full advantage of the down time in high school athletics to make upgrades to their sports facilities. This was in hopes of 2020-2021 high school sports. Although schools across Kentucky are making facility changes, coaching changes, and practice changes,…

The Marshall County mountain biking team has scheduled meetings for new and returning riders. Any new riders or interested riders are invited to attend a meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, at 6 p.m. in the lower parking lot pavilions at Mike Miller Park.

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Parks are open, and summertime has truly arrived. Guidelines and restrictions are loosened enough to allow the beginning of July to almost feel back to normal.

Marshall County can lay claim to several unique and beautiful titles known to people across the country. Weekenders call the lakes region their home away from home. Friendships develop that transcend states. Anglers flock from miles in any direction to compete in tournaments.

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“I love the idea of giving back to Marshall County Softball,” said Abby Fiessinger this past week as she introduced her plan to return to Marshall County to open a baseball and softball training facility.

This week marked a first for high school athletes across Kentucky. Students donned team gear, met at school facilities, and participated in training organized by coaches all during what has been referred to as “dead period.”

He was recently listed 19th overall in the 2020-21 ESPN Top 100, and according to 247sports.com, he’s the No. 1 player in Kentucky for the Class of 2021, and the No. 8 point guard in the nation.

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The Marshall County High School boys soccer program took an unexpected announcement this spring and turned it into an opportunity for growth for both the team and the coaching staff. Following the resignation of head coach Donnie Heath, MCHS Athletic Department immediately set to work to nam…

As fans barely got a peak into spring sports before the COVID19 shutdown, KHSAA still released this year’s Triple Threat Awards. The Triple Threat Award was launched by KHSAA to “recognize those students who participate in high school athletics year round.”

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Throughout her high school career, Sydney Temple could be found at the triple jump, 100m dash, and 100m hurdles, but it was the pole vault where Temple left her mark. Marshall County High School’s number two ranked pole vaulter signed last week to continue her track and field career at Freed…

Roger Miller wrote “You can’t roller-skate in a buffalo herd,” but occasionally you can negotiate through one in an enclosed vehicle in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation and the Calvert City Lions Club representatives gathered in the front lawn of Howard Beth last Thursday afternoon for a special presentation. The retired Marshall County Lady Marshals basketball coach received the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation’s “Ralph Beard…

Local youth have an opportunity to experience the sport of mountain biking with state champions from Marshall County. MCHS mountain bike team is hosting a skills clinic this Saturday, June 20 at Kentucky Dam Marina Shelter 1.

The sky was beginning to sprinkle as the last youth golfers took their final swings in Monday’s competition between Calvert City County Club and Benton Golf and Country Club. Calvert City took the win between the two teams.

Last week’s break in the rainy spring offered beautiful weather to play golf at Calvert City Country Club (CCCC). The week began and ended with tournament play for all ages.

Youth sports restrictions and guidelines have been adjusted for play, and the teams are looking forward to action. The Marshall County Dynamo soccer program announced last week that they will be holding supplemental tryouts for players that are not currently assigned to a Dynamo team for the…

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife released June 1 as the date that anglers could return to tournament fishing, and last Saturday morning, CAST Ministries gathered for the first time since March 14. Fisherman launched their boats as the sun was rising for a day of tournament action…

The Kentucky Golf Foundation and the family of Justin Thomas are honored to announce Drew Wallace and Megan Hertter as the recipients of the 2020 Justin Thomas Grant. Wallace and Hertter will both receive $3,000 in funds designed to allow them to play prestigious junior golf tournaments acro…

Memorial Day came and went on Kentucky Lake bringing with it the signs of life returning to the lakes area. The last week of May and the first week of June mark the next step in the phase-in approach designed by Governor Beshear.

LEDBETTER — KHSAA met this past week to reassess the summer guidelines for high school athletics allowing students to begin the process of returning to normal expectation for fall sports. The Board of Control made the decision to waive the June 25 — July 9 dead period, allowing athletes to c…

Instead of gathering for athletic awards this season, Christian Fellowship took part in the season’s compromise for senior athletes. Family and friends gathered for a senior salute parade as the athletes waved as cars filled with fans and well-wishes passed by, showing their support for thei…

With uncertainty looming over the students’ return to the classroom and to sports, Marshall County High School soccer program will be facing their own set of questions for the fall.

Fans, friends, and family said “Thank You,” “Farewell,” and “We Love You” as they drove through the Calvert City Baseball Softball Association’s MCHS Class of 2020 Senior Salute Parade last Tuesday evening. Seven seniors and their immediate families lined the parking lot adjacent to the Calv…

“Be 00. Take 00.” MCHS junior Maizie Martin sat anxiously at the light, awaiting takeoff. The pit crews were small and spread apart, and the stands were empty as she took runner-up against last year’s champion in her first ever No Time race held at Darlington Dragway in Darlington, South Carolina.

The past two months have looked unmeasurably different for students and their families. Schools were closed, and houses became classrooms. Parents became teachers and coaches as guidelines were set by KHSAA that were defined as the COVID19 dead period.

Senior Carson Beckett, a four-year member of the Brevard College Cycling team, is the next honoree in BC Athletics’ Spring Senior Profile series, highlighting and honoring 2020 seniors in Spring sports who had their respective seasons cut short due to the impact of COVID-19.

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced that individuals interested in joining the officiating ranks, will be able to access online education courses on the NFHS Learning Center for free through July 1.

The phasing has begun for Kentucky, but summer sports still remain in limbo for local high school athletes. Governor Beshear announced last week the plan for reintroducing social gathering, but the outlook is still unclear with regards to high school sports.

The Lady Marshals’ trip to the Sweet Sixteen was cut short this year by COVID19. Many friends and family had already entered Rupp Arena for the second game of session one on the second day of the girls’ state basketball tournament.

“To say the least, there was disappointment statewide,” said Coach Jonny Byrd. The Marshall County Special Olympics basketball team was packed up and ready to head to Louisville for the state basketball tournament the day the tournament was canceled.

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Marshall County can lay claim to several unique and beautiful titles known to people across the country. Weekenders call the lakes region their home away from home. Friendships develop that transcend states. Anglers flock from miles in any direction to compete in tournaments.

editor's pick

“I love the idea of giving back to Marshall County Softball,” said Abby Fiessinger this past week as she introduced her plan to return to Marshall County to open a baseball and softball training facility.

He was recently listed 19th overall in the 2020-21 ESPN Top 100, and according to 247sports.com, he’s the No. 1 player in Kentucky for the Class of 2021, and the No. 8 point guard in the nation.

editor's pick

The Marshall County High School boys soccer program took an unexpected announcement this spring and turned it into an opportunity for growth for both the team and the coaching staff. Following the resignation of head coach Donnie Heath, MCHS Athletic Department immediately set to work to nam…

As fans barely got a peak into spring sports before the COVID19 shutdown, KHSAA still released this year’s Triple Threat Awards. The Triple Threat Award was launched by KHSAA to “recognize those students who participate in high school athletics year round.”

editor's pick

Throughout her high school career, Sydney Temple could be found at the triple jump, 100m dash, and 100m hurdles, but it was the pole vault where Temple left her mark. Marshall County High School’s number two ranked pole vaulter signed last week to continue her track and field career at Freed…

Roger Miller wrote “You can’t roller-skate in a buffalo herd,” but occasionally you can negotiate through one in an enclosed vehicle in the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

The Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation and the Calvert City Lions Club representatives gathered in the front lawn of Howard Beth last Thursday afternoon for a special presentation. The retired Marshall County Lady Marshals basketball coach received the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation’s “Ralph Beard…

Local youth have an opportunity to experience the sport of mountain biking with state champions from Marshall County. MCHS mountain bike team is hosting a skills clinic this Saturday, June 20 at Kentucky Dam Marina Shelter 1.

The sky was beginning to sprinkle as the last youth golfers took their final swings in Monday’s competition between Calvert City County Club and Benton Golf and Country Club. Calvert City took the win between the two teams.

Last week’s break in the rainy spring offered beautiful weather to play golf at Calvert City Country Club (CCCC). The week began and ended with tournament play for all ages.

Youth sports restrictions and guidelines have been adjusted for play, and the teams are looking forward to action. The Marshall County Dynamo soccer program announced last week that they will be holding supplemental tryouts for players that are not currently assigned to a Dynamo team for the…

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife released June 1 as the date that anglers could return to tournament fishing, and last Saturday morning, CAST Ministries gathered for the first time since March 14. Fisherman launched their boats as the sun was rising for a day of tournament action…

The Kentucky Golf Foundation and the family of Justin Thomas are honored to announce Drew Wallace and Megan Hertter as the recipients of the 2020 Justin Thomas Grant. Wallace and Hertter will both receive $3,000 in funds designed to allow them to play prestigious junior golf tournaments acro…

Memorial Day came and went on Kentucky Lake bringing with it the signs of life returning to the lakes area. The last week of May and the first week of June mark the next step in the phase-in approach designed by Governor Beshear.

LEDBETTER — KHSAA met this past week to reassess the summer guidelines for high school athletics allowing students to begin the process of returning to normal expectation for fall sports. The Board of Control made the decision to waive the June 25 — July 9 dead period, allowing athletes to c…

Instead of gathering for athletic awards this season, Christian Fellowship took part in the season’s compromise for senior athletes. Family and friends gathered for a senior salute parade as the athletes waved as cars filled with fans and well-wishes passed by, showing their support for thei…

With uncertainty looming over the students’ return to the classroom and to sports, Marshall County High School soccer program will be facing their own set of questions for the fall.

Fans, friends, and family said “Thank You,” “Farewell,” and “We Love You” as they drove through the Calvert City Baseball Softball Association’s MCHS Class of 2020 Senior Salute Parade last Tuesday evening. Seven seniors and their immediate families lined the parking lot adjacent to the Calv…

“Be 00. Take 00.” MCHS junior Maizie Martin sat anxiously at the light, awaiting takeoff. The pit crews were small and spread apart, and the stands were empty as she took runner-up against last year’s champion in her first ever No Time race held at Darlington Dragway in Darlington, South Carolina.

The past two months have looked unmeasurably different for students and their families. Schools were closed, and houses became classrooms. Parents became teachers and coaches as guidelines were set by KHSAA that were defined as the COVID19 dead period.

Senior Carson Beckett, a four-year member of the Brevard College Cycling team, is the next honoree in BC Athletics’ Spring Senior Profile series, highlighting and honoring 2020 seniors in Spring sports who had their respective seasons cut short due to the impact of COVID-19.

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) has announced that individuals interested in joining the officiating ranks, will be able to access online education courses on the NFHS Learning Center for free through July 1.

The phasing has begun for Kentucky, but summer sports still remain in limbo for local high school athletes. Governor Beshear announced last week the plan for reintroducing social gathering, but the outlook is still unclear with regards to high school sports.

The Lady Marshals’ trip to the Sweet Sixteen was cut short this year by COVID19. Many friends and family had already entered Rupp Arena for the second game of session one on the second day of the girls’ state basketball tournament.

“To say the least, there was disappointment statewide,” said Coach Jonny Byrd. The Marshall County Special Olympics basketball team was packed up and ready to head to Louisville for the state basketball tournament the day the tournament was canceled.

The ceremony would have looked something like this. The crowd would gather, the honoree would take her seat along with selected guests of honor. Accolades would be read, papers would be signed. A jersey, #23, would be retired.

The final die was cast this past week for students in Kentucky which left families with heavy hearts. Seniors across the Commonwealth learned that not only would they completely lose their final season of spring sports, but they would also lose their final prom, their senior trips, their com…

Students in Marshall County are back to school after last week’s Spring Break, but the days will not look much different. New phrases have been coined such as crisis-schooling as opposed to home-schooling to reflect the unprecedented shift from classroom to dining room for every student in K…

A young man stood at a crossroads. In the middle of the choice sat a young child full of excitement, potential, and athleticism. That young child had followed one path, across states and communities, cultures and climates, schools and teams to sit in that crossroads. Last week, the young man…