Sam Mann and Harlan Thomas finished 10th Saturday at the conclusion of the two-day KHSAA State Bass Fishing Tournament on Kentucky Lake.

Both Christian Fellowship and University Heights were firing on all offensive cylinders Friday, but the Lady Blazers strung 15 runs together over three straight innings to take an explosive 16-12 win.

BOWLING GREEN — Marshall County ended up splitting their time at the Best of the West here over the weekend with wins against Franklin-Simpson Friday and Scott County Saturday.

The Graves County Eagles managed to avenge their Friday night 6-2 loss to Marshall County by taking down the Marshals 6-2 in the second game of the Preston Cope Classic on Saturday night.

Calvert City Golf and Country Club is partnering with Kentucky Dam Golf Course to offer a unique two-day golf scramble celebrating Calvert City’s Sesquicentennial.

Calvert City Pickleball was well represented at the Jackson Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament in Jackson, Tennessee. There were 130 participants. CC Pickleball participants were Dax Myhand, Leigh Toby, Marvin and Jenny Travis, Jason Jones, Kim Trimm, Chad Winstead , David Darnall, Drake B…

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MURRAY — Marshall County took six top finishes last week at the Calloway County Quad track and field meet.

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OWENSBORO — Approaching the midway point of the 2021 softball season, the Marshall County Lady Marshals have solidified themselves as a favorite to take home their third straight First Region championship.

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When Steven Etheridge was announced as the new head football coach at Marshall County High School last February, little did he — or anyone else — know a shutdown of schools, sports and nearly everything else was around the corner.

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With sophomore Kaitlynn Burrus in the pitching circle, visiting St. Mary Lady Vikings took home a 14-0 win over Christian Fellowship School’s Lady Eagles at Mike Miller Park last Monday night. The right-handed pitcher went all five innings and struck 10 out of 17 batters faced in her solid a…

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Marshall County claimed both boys’ and girls’ victories Friday in the Chuck Gullo Twilight Relays. The Marshals won over second-place Mayfield and third-place Graves County, while the Lady Marshals led against runner-up Henderson County and third-place Murray High.

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BOWLING GREEN — Marshall County freshman Christian Jones competed in the KHSAA Boys State Archery Championship at Warren East High School. Jones finished with a 288 score of 18 Tens and 12 Nines.

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Marshall County’s Ty Redden and Clayton Wyatt picked up the First Region Bass Fishing championship Saturday with a five-fish 17 pound, 13 ounce catch.

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BARBOURVILLE — It was a record-breaking day at the KHSAA Swimming and Diving State Championships. Held at Union College, Marshall County’s swim team participated in one of four regional locations with the times combined for an overall championship.

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Marshall County attempted a late rally but couldn’t overcome a nine-run inning Friday in the Dinger Wood Bat Classic against Cape Girardeau (Missouri) Central,11-7.

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At the Dan Cumins Classic in Georgetown, Marshall County held off top-ranked Louisville Male for a 7-6 win that saw a combined 23 hits.

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Swim meets are a natural atmosphere for excitement with winning margins often shaved to less than seconds. Marshall County’s team had plenty of excitement at the First Region Swim Championships in Hopkinsville on April 10.

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Cayson Conner admitted the past few weeks have been a whirlwind with Marshall County playing in a state basketball tournament, reaching the championship game and falling by a mere two points, and then getting ready to hit the softball field for the first time in two years.

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Marshall County picked up four first place finishes at the Laker Invitational on April 10, and three more firsts at the Cougar Invitational at Bullitt Central in Shepherdsville that same day. Five came in field events with two in pole vault and two in discus.

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Cayson Conner admitted the past few weeks have been a whirlwind with Marshall County playing in a state basketball tournament, reaching the championship game and falling by a mere two points, and then getting ready to hit the softball field for the first time in two years.

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Marshall County’s Whitley Watwood has garnered enough experience and displayed enough skill on the soccer pitch that she will take her next step to playing at the next level. It’s a similar course that her future college team – Auburn University at Montgomery – is taking, too.

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Hosting Fort Campbell last Monday, Christian Fellowship’s softball team amassed 19 runs in both of their three-inning games against Fort Campbell while holding the Lady Falcons to six combined.

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Three Marshall County players were named to the Magua Beef Jerky KHSAA Sweet 16 State All-Tournament Team Saturday following the conclusion of the championship game between the Lady Marshals and Sacred Heart Academy.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. – It took a year for Marshall County to finally hit the court at Rupp Arena and Thursday they made the most of it in the opening round of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Girls’ Sweet 16 tournament, defeating Pikeville by a 56-52 score.

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Similarities and differences. Sometimes that’s the yin and yang teams have to contend with when they’re about to play in a big tournament like Kentucky’s vaulted high school Sweet Sixteen.

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With six seniors leading the charge, Marshall County is returning to the diamond after missing out on 2020 with a plethora of new faces.

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The Paducah Sun All-Purchase boys and girls basketball teams were announced over the weekend. Nine players for both teams joined Players of the Year Noah Dumas of McCracken County and Madison Calvin of Ballard Memorial on the team, including four Marshall County players and two from Christia…

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With Zailey McClain the lone senior for Christian Fellowship softball, the Lady Eagles are in a rebuilding and development year. Under the guidance of head coach Trevor Jackson, CFS has a few familiar faces taking the field this year after losing their 2020 season to COVID-19.

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Christian Jones was on the mark at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association First Region archery tournament at Trigg County High School. On March 27, the Marshall County freshman scored a 291 with 21 tens to finish second out of 102 archers.

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Marshall County track and field hosted the Invitational of the South this past weekend. The event brought in 15 teams from Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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All things must come to an end, even when it leaves a heart broken. For Marshall County’s boys, the season ended in the semifinal round of the First Region Tournament at CFSB Center this past Friday.

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With emotions running high, Marshall County’s girls had one goal in mind when they took the CFSB Center court Saturday afternoon for the First Region Championship game: Go back-to-back and return to Rupp Arena one year later. And that’s exactly what they did, defeating the McCracken County L…

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MURRAY — One definition of redemption is the action of regaining or gaining possession of something in exchange. At the CFSB Center Tuesday night, Fourth District runner-up Marshall County found redemption with a 72-59 win over Third District champion Graves County in the first round of the …

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On Friday afternoon, Marshall County High School senior Bella Barrett signed with the University of Pikeville to further her career and talents in archery.

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Marshall County’s track and field teams competed in the Bruin Relays in Cecilia, Kentucky over the weekend and had great success in each competitive category with 10 first place finishes between both boys and girls teams.

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The Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches (KABC) announced its selections for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year in each region for the 2021 season on Friday. The Player of the Year selections are also Kentucky Mr. and Miss Basketball finalists.

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The young Christian Fellowship talent under the guidance of girls basketball coach Trevor Jackson looks to continue to bloom in the coming seasons. Finishing up the year with a win against University Heights, many are already looking forward to what the Lady Eagles produce next year.

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On March at the Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center in Louisville, the Marshall County Marshals got a jump on the upcoming track and field season. During the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association (KTCCCA) Class 3A Indoor State Championships, the band of merry Marsha…

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The boys of Marshall County finished up the regular season last week with a crosstown clash against Christian Fellowship. The Marshals’ postseason began Monday night against Murray in a rematch of the 2019 Fourth District Championship.

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Calvert City Golf and Country Club is partnering with Kentucky Dam Golf Course to offer a unique two-day golf scramble celebrating Calvert City’s Sesquicentennial.

Calvert City Pickleball was well represented at the Jackson Summer Classic Pickleball Tournament in Jackson, Tennessee. There were 130 participants. CC Pickleball participants were Dax Myhand, Leigh Toby, Marvin and Jenny Travis, Jason Jones, Kim Trimm, Chad Winstead , David Darnall, Drake B…

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MURRAY — Marshall County took six top finishes last week at the Calloway County Quad track and field meet.

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OWENSBORO — Approaching the midway point of the 2021 softball season, the Marshall County Lady Marshals have solidified themselves as a favorite to take home their third straight First Region championship.