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Today's Sports

  • Kickball makes a comeback

    To hear that kickball is making a comeback would certainly be a surprise for some, but locally it’s a sport that has been spreading like wildfire. But how did the recent flare of kickball fever begin?

    Bruce Nichols is the coach for the Rolling Fork Crosskicks in the Tuesday and Thursday night New Haven adult co-ed league, but as he is also the pastor for the Rolling Fork Baptist Church, currently on a mission trip to China. His friend and fellow church member Mike Hanson shared some details about at least one beginning of the kickball fad.

  • Cameron Dawson wins golf tourney

    Cameron Dawson won the 13-14-year-old division in the Pepsi Junior Golf Tour at Kearney Hill in Lexington. Cameron, an eighth grader, is the son of LaRue County High School Athletic Director David Dawson. He has been playing the sport for nine years and has competed in the regional golf tournament.

  • Central Kentucky Tennis Series...

     The Central Kentucky Tennis Series will make a tour stop in Campbellsville on Aug. 4-5 when some of the best area tennis joins other stops along the tour — Elizabethtown, Bowling Green, Glasgow, Harrodsburg, Greensburg and Columbia.

    The CKTS is in its 10th season with competition in 21 divisions — eight men's, five women's, three boy's, three girl's and two mixed. 

    The Campbellsville Open is directed by Campbellsville University Tennis Coach Kyle Caven, and will be held at the tennis complexes at CU and Miller Park.

  • Cavens shine at State Farm E...

     Pupil teamed up with teacher to earn a berth in one final Sunday during the final day of the 18th annual State Farm E'town Open, while the duo later faced off in another title match.

    Sibling rivalry indeed for brothers Kyle and Terry Caven of Magnolia.

  • 9s are runners-up in tournament

     Ty Been struck out seven to lead the Elizabethtown Area Baseball Commission 9-year-old All-Stars to a 12-2 win in four innings over LaRue County on Saturday in the championship of the Cal Ripken District 7 Tournament in Hodgenville.

    Gage Sondergard had a single and a double for Elizabethtown, while Been tripled. Eli Brown, Caleb Turner and Carson Yates each had a single.

    Bryson Arnette led LaRue County with two singles, while Derek Heath and Bryce Neagle each had a single.

  • PHOTO: Cool in the pool

     Noah Lawler and Walker Matherly escaped last week’s heat with a visit to the Park and Recreation swimming pool.

  • PHOTO: Basketball Academy

    Kenyon Goodin brushed up on his basketball skills at last week’s Next Level Basketball Academy. Goodin passes to his teammate as his defender tries to jump in the way.

  • PHOTO: Parker Nalley

     Parker Nalley of the Rookie League Mudcats got a hit and ran toward first base in a recent game.

  • SPORTS SHORTS - JULY 4, 2012

     Swimming pool open

  • PHOTO: Brooke dives

     Brooke Ashford, 8, of LaRue County jumped off the diving board at LaRue County Park and Recreation pool.