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Dubois County Bombers force Game 3

HUNTINGBURG, Indiana — The Ohio Valley League championship will be decided Friday night at League Stadium, and Ryan Dills made sure of it.

Friday 07/31/2015
Brewers lose 5-2 to Cubs
Posted: July 31, 2015

MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers lost two key players in a trade right before the game, and almost got the win anyway.

Wilson, Seahawks agree to terms on contract extension
Posted: July 31, 2015

RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks.

Frustrated Axford loses again as Rockies fall to Cardinals
Posted: July 31, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- John Axford's frustration was palpable.

Blue Jays land Price in Toronto's 2nd big trade of week
Posted: July 31, 2015

Eds: Updates with Anthopoulos quotes. With AP Photos.

Indians trade outfielder Moss to Cardinals for pitcher
Posted: July 31, 2015

CLEVELAND — Brandon Moss was sorry to see close friend David Murphy traded earlier this week by the Indians.

Patriots open camp, try to ignore 'Deflategate' noise
Posted: July 31, 2015

Eds: Updates with details from training camp. Adds photos. With AP Photos.

Ohio State suspends Bosa, Marshall, 2 others for 2015 opener
Posted: July 31, 2015

CHICAGO — Ohio State will face one of its toughest tests of the season without its best defensive player and three talented receivers.

Brady lawsuit transferred from Minnesota to New York court
Posted: July 31, 2015

Eds: Adds judge's comments. With AP Photos.

Scherzer, Papelbon lift Nationals past Marlins 1-0
Posted: July 31, 2015

Eds: Nationals 1, Marlins 0. Updates. With AP Photos.

Webster County's Bell named Player of the Year
Posted: July 31, 2015

Webster County rising senior Trevis Bell played one of his best golf tournaments of the summer at just the right time.

Strader looks to repeat in Barron tournament
Posted: July 31, 2015

Seth Strader looks to become the eighth golfer to repeat in the 47 years of the Eli Barron golf tournament at Madisonville Community Golf Course.

Thursday 07/30/2015
Miners take Game 1 victory
Posted: July 30, 2015

The Madisonville Miners out-bombed the Dubois County Bombers on Wednesday night at Elmer Kelley Stadium.

Eli Barron set with deep field
Posted: July 30, 2015

Madisonville Community Golf Course owner Shawn Litchfield and course pro Mike Thomas couldn't stop boasting about how deep the field is this year for the 47th annual Eli Barron golf tournament. 

Central tabs Nelson as next boys' basketball head coach
Posted: July 30, 2015

Barry Nelson looks to bring an impact to the Hopkins County Central boys basketball team.

Lester strikes out 14 to lead Cubs over Rockies 3-2
Posted: July 30, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) -- Jon Lester said he wasn't counting his K's, but he sure dominated like a big-time, big-money starter.

Phillies agree to trade Cole Hamels to Texas
Posted: July 30, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- After years of trade speculation, Cole Hamels' time in Philadelphia is ending.

Indians trade outfielder Moss to Cardinals for pitcher
Posted: July 30, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Brandon Moss was sorry to see close friend David Murphy traded earlier this week by the Indians.

Slumping Cardinals lose game to Reds and Holliday to injury
Posted: July 30, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Their silent bats were only one concern for the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night.

A look at trainer Bob Baffert's record 7 wins in Haskell
Posted: July 30, 2015

Short stay. Large payday.

Chiefs' Berry back after cancer fight
Posted: July 30, 2015

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — There was a moment in the early stages of chemotherapy when Eric Berry was having breakfast with his father, and the enormity of what faced him was so great that he broke down and cried.

Peterson moving forward with Vikings
Posted: July 30, 2015

MANKATO, Minn. — Adrian Peterson burst through the line of scrimmage and veered toward the sideline as he headed up the field.

Brady fights on, files lawsuit to stop suspension
Posted: July 30, 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady took the fight over his "Deflategate" suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying "I was wrong to put my faith in the league."

Auto Racing Glance
Posted: July 30, 2015

All Times EDT

MLB Roundup: Blue Jays defeat Phillies, 8-2
Posted: July 30, 2015

TORONTO — Troy Tulowitzki homered and had three hits in his Blue Jays debut as Toronto beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-2 on Wednesday night.

American Pharoah arrives at Monmouth for Sunday's Haskell
Posted: July 30, 2015

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah received star treatment as he arrived to prepare for the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday at Monmouth Park.

Doug O'Neill saddles Del Mar-record 5 winners
Posted: July 30, 2015

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Doug O'Neill saddled five winners Wednesday at Del Mar to break the track single-day record for a trainer.

Dolphins' Parker, Jones on physically unable to perform list
Posted: July 30, 2015

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins have placed first-round draft pick DeVante Parker as well as safety Don Jones on the physically unable to perform list.

Wednesday 07/29/2015
Lady Maroons have a foundation to build from
Posted: July 29, 2015

Going from four wins to 19 in one season is quite an accomplishment. Improving upon that will be another step up the ladder for the Madisonville-North Hopkins volleyball team.

Ramey wins All-American Soap Box Derby title
Posted: July 29, 2015

Lukas Ramey didn't need to wait for the green light to come on.

Beeler struggles after call-up in Cubs' 7-2 loss to Rockies
Posted: July 29, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) -- Uncertainly on the back end of their starting rotation has been a problem for the Chicago Cubs. Dallas Beeler showed he's not the solution.

One pitch hurts Garcia in Cardinals' 4-0 loss to Reds
Posted: July 29, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Back from a long stint on the disabled list, Jaime Garcia matched zeroes with Mike Leake for five innings. One pitch doomed the St. Louis Cardinals lefty.

Brady vows to fight on; Kraft says he regrets not doing so
Posted: July 29, 2015

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension on Wednesday, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to "believe and unequivocally support" the three-time Super Bowl MVP.

National League
Posted: July 29, 2015

East Division

2015 Madisonville-North Hopkins Volleyball Schedule
Posted: July 29, 2015

2015 Madisonville-North Hopkins Volleyball Schedule

Tuesday 07/28/2015
Miners win series in slugfest, headed to championship finals
Posted: July 28, 2015

In contrast to the first two games of the series, the bats showed up Sunday night at Elmer Kelley Stadium.

Bryant's 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs to 9-8 win over Rockies
Posted: July 28, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) -- After coming close to hitting a home run the previous few games, Kris Bryant believed he was due to get one to go out.

Reds miss big chance, Wong's slam sends Cardinals to 4-1 win
Posted: July 28, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Cincinnati Reds had Lance Lynn in trouble early, loading the bases with nobody out in the third inning and their cleanup man due up.

Ole Miss' Moody arrested on DUI charge
Posted: July 28, 2015

OXFORD, Miss. — Mississippi starting guard Stefan Moody was arrested and charged with driving under the influence early Saturday morning.

Wallace aims for more with Vikings
Posted: July 28, 2015

MANKATO, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings acquired Mike Wallace for his speed and his experience at the wide receiver position.

Former UK star Davis endorses Pelicans' plan
Posted: July 28, 2015

NEW ORLEANS — Anthony Davis sounds rather pleased that the New Orleans Pelicans have done very little tweaking to their roster since their first-round exit from last season's playoffs.

Wong's slam paces Cardinals past Reds, 4-1
Posted: July 28, 2015

ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong hit a grand slam that backed Lance Lynn and led the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Monday night.

Maroons fitting offense gameplan to their style
Posted: July 28, 2015

Looking back at 2014, the Madisonville-North Hopkins offense was high-powered and tough to stop.

OHIO VALLEY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES
Posted: July 28, 2015

OHIO VALLEY LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Monday 07/27/2015
Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame
Posted: July 27, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker - Hall of Famer.

Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica
Posted: July 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too.

Jason Day rallies to win Canadian pen
Posted: July 27, 2015

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) -- Jason Day made himself right at home in the Canadian Open - at David Hearn's expense.

Phillies beat Cubs 11-5 for series sweep
Posted: July 27, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Howard homered for the second straight day, rookie Aaron Nola got his first major league win and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.

Golf Capsules
Posted: July 27, 2015

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) -- Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years.

Braves avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Cardinals
Posted: July 27, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adonis Garcia's first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Busch stays cool under pressure to get elusive Indy victory
Posted: July 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- NASCAR's hottest driver kept his cool on Sunday.

Monday 07/27/2015
Phillies beat Cubs 11-5 for series sweep
Posted: July 27, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) -- Ryan Howard homered for the second straight day, rookie Aaron Nola got his first major league win and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-5 on Sunday to complete a three-game series sweep.

Golf Capsules
Posted: July 27, 2015

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) -- Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years.

Braves avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Cardinals
Posted: July 27, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Adonis Garcia's first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Busch stays cool under pressure to get elusive Indy victory
Posted: July 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- NASCAR's hottest driver kept his cool on Sunday.

Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour de France
Posted: July 27, 2015

PARIS (AP) -- All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow.

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame
Posted: July 27, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker - Hall of Famer.

Sunday 07/26/2015
Miners win series in slugfest
Posted: July 26, 2015

In contrast to the first two games of the series, the bats showed up Sunday night at Elmer Kelley Stadium.

Railroaders beat Miners in extras, force Game 3
Posted: July 26, 2015

Extra innings turned into an extra game.

Taylor, Darnell ready to lead
Posted: July 26, 2015

Madisonville-North Hopkins' top two golfers from last season are back this year and ready to lead their teams on the links.

Kelsey Settles wins at All-American Soap Box Derby
Posted: July 26, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Kelsey Settles thought she was done with All-American Soap Box Derby in 2012. Luckily, her cousins talked her into giving it one more try.

FIFA, Blatter get back to World Cup business
Posted: July 26, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — FIFA and Sepp Blatter put their corruption crisis aside and got back to World Cup business at the 2018 tournament qualifying draw hosted by Vladimir Putin at a Russian state residence on Saturday.

Rolling Jamaica, reeling Mexico meet in Gold Cup final
Posted: July 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Mexico is the favorite to win its record-extending seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title, and coach Miguel Herrera is answering questions about his future with the team.

Surviving '1,000 deaths,' Froome all but locks up Tour
Posted: July 26, 2015

ALPE D'HUEZ, France — Feeling like he was "dying a thousand deaths," Chris Froome started to think that a second Tour de France victory might be melting away like the patches of snow on surrounding Alpine peaks.

Busch uses late pass to capture Indy's Xfinity race
Posted: July 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch spent the last 10 laps desperately chasing Ryan Blaney.

Panama beats US 3-2 on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place
Posted: July 26, 2015

CHESTER, Pa. — Music and shouts of celebration blasted from the Panama locker room next door as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann tried to put another positive spin on another loss.

Edwards takes Brickyard 400 pole
Posted: July 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Carl Edwards will be on the pole for the Brickyard 400, where passing could be at a premium Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

TV Listings
Posted: July 26, 2015

Sunday

Phillies' Hamels pitches no-hitter vs Cubs, 5-0
Posted: July 26, 2015

CHICAGO — Cole Hamels is facing a quick trip from the record book to the trading block.

Catch a Flight wins San Diego Handicap at Del Mar
Posted: July 26, 2015

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Argentine-bred Catch a Flight won the $200,000 San Diego Handicap on Saturday at Del Mar, moving up from third in the stretch to edge Appealing Tale by a head.

Saturday 07/25/2015
CONCACAF says referee admits errors in contentious semifinal
Posted: July 25, 2015

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- The president of CONCACAF said Saturday the referee acknowledged making mistakes during the contentious Gold Cup semifinal between Mexico and Panama.

LEADING OFF: Greinke waits, so do Hamels and Cueto
Posted: July 25, 2015

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Haley Anderson of US wins 5k open water at world swim
Posted: July 25, 2015

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Fighting off wind and choppy conditions, Haley Anderson of the U.S. defended her title in the 5-kilometer open water race to claim the first medal of the FINA world swimming championships Saturday.

Brewers tosses gem; Miners grab 1-0 lead with win
Posted: July 25, 2015

FULTON — Mathias Brewers tossed an absolute gem at a field that's not so pitcher friendly.

Lady Storm focused on the basics
Posted: July 25, 2015

It was supposed to be a year filled with high hopes.

3rd annual Garnet Pennington tourney starts today
Posted: July 25, 2015

One of the pioneers of tennis in Hopkins County has her third annual tennis tournament kick off today at Madisonville Community College tennis courts.

Chad shoots 63 for Canadian Open lead
Posted: July 25, 2015

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Chad Campbell was perfectly content to take a two-stroke lead into the weekend at the Canadian Open after falling a stroke short of the course record.

TV Listings
Posted: July 25, 2015

Golf

MLB Roundup: Francoeur's 10th-inning HR gives Phillies 5-3 win over Cubs
Posted: July 25, 2015

Phillies 5, Cubs 3, 10 innings.

Tour de France Stages
Posted: July 25, 2015

July 4 — First Stage: Utrecht, Netherlands, individual time trial (13.8km-8.6 miles) (Stage: Rohan Dennis, Australia; Yellow Jersey: Dennis)

Central's Wagoner part of a lethal front line
Posted: July 25, 2015

She'll be front and center at the net for the strong suit of the Hopkins County Central volleyball team.

Big John B wins Cougar II at Del Mar
Posted: July 25, 2015

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Big John B raced to his first victory in three career starts on a dirt surface, rallying to beat Bailoutbobby by a half-length Friday in the Grade 3 $100,000 Cougar II Handicap at Del Mar.

Friday 07/24/2015
Young pulled early, Royals fall short in loss to Cardinals
Posted: July 24, 2015

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Ned Yost pulled Chris Young early, leaning on relievers who threw five scoreless innings. The Kansas City Royals' comeback bid fell just short.

LEADING OFF: Greinke streak on hold, Kazmir goes for Astros
Posted: July 24, 2015

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:

Miners begin playoff action
Posted: July 24, 2015

The Ohio Valley League baseball playoffs get underway tonight and no team is hotter than the Madisonville Miners heading into them.

Central football hosts 4-team 7-on-7 competition
Posted: July 24, 2015

MORTONS GAP — The Hopkins County Central football team will rely on the option running game this season, but on Thursday the Storm got a chance to work on their passing game.

Taylor, Bell finish tournament tied for 41st
Posted: July 24, 2015

OWENSBORO — Madisonville-North Hopkins' KO Taylor and Webster County's Trevis Bell each fired a 2-over 74 in Thursday's final round of the American Junior Golf Association Owensboro Junior, finishing tied for 41st in the 72-player field.

American Pharoah 'on course' for 1st race since Crown
Posted: July 24, 2015

DEL MAR, Calif. — Trainer Bob Baffert says American Pharoah is "right on course" for his first race since winning the Triple Crown after a longer-than-expected run in California.

Steelers, coach Mike Tomlin agree to 2-year extension
Posted: July 24, 2015

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers and coach Mike Tomlin have agreed to a contract extension that will keep him with the team through 2018.

Grillo leads Canadian Open with 64 in 1st round
Posted: July 24, 2015

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Argentina's Emiliano Grillo shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Canadian Open.

TV Listings
Posted: July 24, 2015

Soccer

A look at players to be inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
Posted: July 24, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the players to be inducted July 26 into the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum:

Potential SEC contenders relying on players back from injury
Posted: July 24, 2015

The fortunes of several potential Southeastern Conference contenders could hinge largely on players returning from serious injuries.

Two stages down, two to go in Alps for Froome on Tour
Posted: July 24, 2015

SAINT-JEAN-DE-MAURIENNE, France (AP) — The road snaked back and forth like spaghetti stuck to a wall, 18 hairpin bends, climbed for the first time in the 112-year history of the Tour de France.

MLB Roundup: Martin, Donaldson homer to help Blue Jays power past A's 5-2
Posted: July 24, 2015

Dodgers 3, Mets 0

AP source: Union offered NFL settlement on Brady suspension
Posted: July 24, 2015

The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.

After stunning Gold Cup loss, US looks for positive spin
Posted: July 24, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) — Jurgen Klinsmann strolled into the room in the basement of the Georgia Dome, not looking overly concerned about the biggest upset loss in U.S. men's soccer history.

Renovations to Commonwealth Stadium on schedule
Posted: July 24, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky senior associate athletic director Russ Pear remains confident that Commonwealth Stadium will be ready for the Wildcats' Sept. 5 season opener despite being "stressed about things" because of this month's heavy rains.

Thursday 07/23/2015
Teagarden's hit leads Cubs to 6-5 win over Reds and DH split
Posted: July 23, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Taylor Teagarden singled home the tiebreaking run off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning Wednesday night, completing the Chicago Cubs' biggest comeback of the season for a 6-5 victory and a doubleheader split with the Cincinnati Reds.

White Sox blow late lead in 3-2 loss to Cardinals
Posted: July 23, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) -- David Robertson felt it was a good pitch, and Yadier Molina agreed with the closer.

US ponders a shocking loss; Mexico advances with ugly win
Posted: July 23, 2015

ATLANTA (AP) -- After the feel-good summer of 2014, the United States was eager to pick up another Gold Cup title and lock up its spot in the next Confederations Cup.

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Auto Racing

NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Windows 10 400, at Long Pond, Pa., NBCSN, 10 a.m.

NASCAR, Truck Series, final practice for Pocono Mountains 150, at Long Pond, Pa., FS1, 1 p.m.

NASCAR, Sprint Cup, pole qualifying for Windows 10 400, at Long Pond, Pa., NBCSN, 3:30 p.m.

NASCAR, XFINITY Series, final practice for US Cellular 250, at Newton, Iowa, NBCSN, 6 p.m.

Canadian Football League

Saskatchewan at Edmonton, ESPN2, 8 p.m.

Golf

Women's British Open, second round, at Turnberry, Scotland, ESPN2, 8 a.m.

European PGA Tour, Paul Lawrie Matchplay, round of 32, at Aberdeen, Scotland, TGC, 8 a.m.

Champions Tour, 3M Championship, first round, at Blaine, Minn., TGC, 11 a.m.

PGA Tour, Quicken Loans National, second round, at Gainesville, Va., TGC, 1:30 p.m.

Web.com Tour, Utah Championship, second round, at Lehi, TGC, 5:30 p.m.

MLB

Regional coverage, Washington at N.Y. Mets or Kansas City at Toronto, MLB, 6 p.m.

Special Olympics

World Games, at Los Angeles, ESPN, 6 p.m.

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