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Today's Sports

  • Target shooting suspended at...

    According to a news release, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is suspending recreational target shooting with firearms on Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area until further notice because of ongoing habitat work on the 2,497-acre property in Scott County.

    The decision ensures crews performing the work can do so safely.

    Veterans Memorial Wildlife Management Area (WMA) remains open for fishing, hiking, bird watching and other types of outdoor recreation. Fall hunting seasons will not be affected.

  • KDFWR programs offer many...

    By Lee McClellan

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources

    School kids fervently look forward to summer break, but often after a few weeks, they complain of boredom.

    An 18-inch largemouth bass jumping and shaking its head at the end of a line is a sure-fire way to cure boredom and instill a passion for a lifelong wholesome activity in a young person. Many parents would like to teach their kids how to fish, but don’t know how to fish themselves.

  • Commission recommends new...

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife

    Resources release

    The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed several new deer, elk and fishing regulations at its June quarterly meeting.

    The commission recommends all hunting, fishing and boating regulations for approval by the General Assembly. Legislators must approve all recommendations before they become law.

  • Younger Mudcats improve but fall...

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 13-and-under baseball team had a tough weekend in the Great Lakes Super Regional, played in Danville over the weekend. The Mudcats dropped all three games in their most challenging tournament so far this summer.

    “This was a tough tournament and i thought on Sunday they played possibly their best game of the summer, minus the walks,” Copenhaver said.

  • Mudcat pitchers shine in tourney...

    The Central Kentucky Mudcats 15-and-under baseball team roared through their own Mudcats Classic Saturday and Sunday, winning the title with four impressive wins on Barnes Memorial Field.

    Because of a seeding quirk, the Mudcats defeated the same teams in Sunday’s tournament play that they had beaten the day before in pool play.

    The older Mudcats now stand at 8-4 on the season as they head into the Nationals Baseball Tournament this week in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

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  • Much gray area in prep transfer...

    What might have been a sign of the times we live in was making the headlines recently.

    In case you missed it, Mike Harmon, the father of Zion Harmon, who just completed his freshman season at Adair County High School and one of the nation’s top basketball prospects in the Class of 2021, announced that his son was looking at transferring to another school in Kentucky for his sophomore year. He named several schools as being on the list.

    As an eighth-grader, Harmon was a major factor in Bowling Green’s first state championship.

  • Bearcats could be better than...

    Bryan Hyatt knows the eyes of local sports fans will be on his every move in his inaugural season as boys’ basketball coach at Anderson County High School.

    “That will be one thing that is different,” Hyatt smiled as he talked about his first summer leading the Bearcat program. “In the past, Glen (Drury) was head coach and he took the heat.”

  • Seven Anderson softballers...

    Seven members of the 2018 Anderson County High School softball team have been named to the All-Academic Softball team by the Kentucky Softball Coaches Association.

    Seniors Carmen Holt and Kelsey Sutherland were named to the first team as were juniors Jenni Beasley, Taylor Brown, Mattie Copenhaver and Lexi Tinsley. Senior Ashlyn Dearinger was named honorable mention.

  • Illegally kept deer fawn leads...

    Ky. Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Resources release

    The report of a deer fawn being kept illegally led to drug charges against a man and his mother in Marion County.

    On Monday, June 11, conservation officers with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources charged 26-year-old Matt White, of Lebanon, Ky., with holding protected wildlife and one count of cultivation of five or more marijuana plants.