Both teams for Dawson Springs are still seeking their first wins of the year as the boys were handed two tough district losses and the Lady Panthers continued to struggle in action from this past week.
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Both the boys and the girls teams for Hopkins County Central picked up wins at Todd County Central on Tuesday. The Lady Storm have won four of their last five games to give them a 5-5 record for the season, while the Storm picked up their second win in a row to improve to 2-4 for the year.
Dawson Springs has received some statewide recognition with the KHSAA boys basketball stats leaders recently released on their website as the Panthers’ Landon Pace is currently second in the state in scoring — averaging 34.8 points per game.
Both teams at Dawson Springs are still winless to start the season. The Panthers picked up two losses at home this past week while the Lady Panthers fell to University Heights in Hopkinsville on Friday and to Lyon County in Eddyville over the weekend.
It was an exciting week of sports for Dawson Springs high school even though they didn’t pick up any wins as the Lady Panthers lost to 7th District rival Hopkins County Central 66-27 on Thursday and the Panthers finally started their season with losses to Tirgg County 96-73 on Saturday, Russ…
After a sluggish start to open the season a night prior, the Madisonville North Lady Maroons got back on track Tuesday night in impressive fashion with a 61-29 home win over Dawson Springs.
The Dawson Springs Lady Panthers (0-1) started their season a week later than most programs in the state with a 55-18 setback to Trigg County (1-3) at home on Monday.
Dawson Springs Jr./Sr. High School has announced a partnership with the NFHS Network, and the school has invested in new technology that will bring fans every home game live as it happens.
Even though Dawson Springs will limit the amount of people allowed to come through the doors this basketball season, the school will debut some upgrades to the gym when games finally get going next month.
After the Kentucky High School Athletic Association deemed Monday as the official start of the 2020-21 basketball season, the teams at Dawson Springs wasted little time hitting the hardwood.
The first time coach Staunton Peck met Bryce Hopkins was the fall of his eighth-grade year when he went to watch his middle school team play. He met Hopkins and his family and they even came to some of Peck’s game at Fenton (Ill.) High School that season.
Don’t be fooled by the low recruiting ranking that 6-5, 195-pound Wisconsin shooting guard Brandin Podziemski has. Or at least that is what DJ Mlachnik, associated head basketball coach at St. John’s Northwestern Academies, believes.
The more Miami won in the NBA playoffs, the more fans and friends reached out to Travis Riesop to tell him how surprised they were at how well Tyler Herro was playing.
Dawson Springs competed in the Calloway County Quad Showdown over the weekend and put up some great results as Kimberly Hoover came in second for the girls and Caleb Garrett finished third for the boys. Hoover had a time of 13:14.69, four seconds off the winner from Fulton County, while Garr…
This will be the third year that Hunter Sallis has started for Millard North (Neb.) High School for coach Tim Cannon and he’s emerged not only as a major recruiting target for Kentucky but as one of the top players in the 2021 recruiting class.
As Chester Thomas left the paddock shortly before Saturday’s 146th running of the Kentucky Derby, his family collectively sang “My Old Kentucky Home” loudly and perhaps a little off-key.
Just how good was former Kentucky center Bill Spivey, the first 7-footer to play at Kentucky and the national player of the year in 1951 when Kentucky won the national championship (he had 22 points, 19 rebounds in the title game)?
With the sun shining high above the Madisonville Country Club, the Dawson Springs Panthers went to work in their Pennyrile Area Conference golf match Tuesday afternoon.
Student-athlete participation increased for the third-straight year in Kentucky High School Athletic Association sports and sport-activities to reach record levels in 2019-20.
With restrictions and guidelines in place to help ensure the safety of students and athletes, local high schools are preparing in hopes to compete in their respective fall sports.
There’s an old Beatles song “In My Life,” and one of the lyrics in the song is “There are places I’ll remember all my life, though some have changed, some forever, not for better.”
He’s never coached Terrence Clark, but he’s coached against the incoming Kentucky freshman guard often and Our Savior Lutheran (N.Y.) coach Peter Wehye has never failed to be impressed.
Just how good is recent Kentucky basketball commit Jada Walker? The point guard is a top 70 player nationally in the 2021 recruiting class but she got her first Division I scholarship from Michigan when she was in the sixth grade.
Kentucky lost some big offensive numbers off its 2020 softball team with the graduation of Alex Martens and Bailey Vicky, two of the nation’s best offensive players last season. However, signee Erin Coffel of Indiana will arrive on campus with some big numbers of her own.
During his junior season, Isaiah Jackson played with Spire Academy in Ohio, a team that featured guard LaMelo Ball and Rocket Watts. That left Jackson to fill a role while Ball, who played overseas last year and should be a top five pick in the NBA draft, and Watts, who averaged 9.0 points p…
Mollie Kregor, director of the Mitchell Family Foundation, says it’s impossible for anyone to fully appreciate what Jenna and Matthew Mitchell do to support so many charitable efforts in Lexington and Fayette County.
Former college basketball coach and current ESPN analyst Seth Greenberg loved what Nate Sestina did for Kentucky last season and thought he was “terrific” for the Cats on the court and in the locker room.
As we are all feeling the impact of COVID-19 in one way or the other, sometimes it’s good to hear a sports story on perseverance. One of those stories come from former Dawson Springs Panther basketball star Ron Adams.
Most players come to Kentucky to play basketball hoping to win a national championship. Walk-on guard Isaac DeGregorio has the same dream for next season when he joins the one Wildcats but unlike his other teammates, he already has a UK national championship ring.
Editor’s Note: This column was written before the announcement of the cancellation of spring sports and basketball events. Information from other schools in Hopkins County were omitted due to space issues.
She might be more than just a little bit biased, but Keely Willis says the perception of her husband, former Kentucky basketball player Derek Willis, took a dramatic shift during his second professional season in Germany.
While fishing with her dad, Jerry Bruce, and her uncle Kevin Bruce on Friday, Dawson Springs resident Shelby Johnson (left) caught a 4-pound bass in Lake Beshear. Right after her catch, uncle Kevin (pictured) caught a 3-pounder.