Dawson Springs will be represented at the KHSAA Class A State Meet in Lexington this weekend following some solid performances at the 1st Region Class A Meet in Murray.
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The long wait is over as local baseball fans can finally hear the sweet sound of the crack of a wood bat at Elmer Kelley Stadium this summer with the return of the Madisonville Miners.
Both the Dawson Springs baseball and softball teams’ seasons came to a close on Monday in the first round of their respective 7th District tournaments. The Panthers came up short in a hard-fought battle against Caldwell County in Madisonville, while the Lady Panthers were no-hit by Madisonvi…
Dawson Springs has found their new boys basketball coach in former Webster County basketball and baseball standout Mickey Blue, who will be replacing Jim Hicks.
With a win over Hopkins County Central on Tuesday, the Dawson Springs Panthers will be the third seed in the upcoming 7th District Tournament in Madisonville.
The first-ever All-Pennyrile Basketball teams highlighting the top basketball players from around the 2nd Region were released this week and featured a host of athletes that took to the hardwood in Hopkins County.
Among the drivers who will be in the upcoming soap box derby on Baldwin Drive in Madisonville on June 5 will be a young man from Dawson Springs who will be in a patriotic red, white and blue car.
Dawson Springs baseball picked up their second win of the season with a road victory over 7th District rival Hopkins County Central on Tuesday. The track and field athletes also headed over to Mortons Gap for some action against Central and Madisonville North Hopkins this past week, while th…
The Hopkins Central Lady Storm got over the .500 mark with a win over University Heights Academy Tuesday. Meanwhile, the Storm and Madisonville Lady Maroons suffered setbacks at McLean County and Hancock County, respectively.
The highlight for Dawson Springs sports this past week was the Lady Panthers earning their first win of the season on Saturday at University Heights. The boys team is still in search of their first win.
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.
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.
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.
William Curtis Lee died Tuesday June 8, 2021 at his home in Madisonville, Kentucky. Born January 8, 1925 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, his parents were Ernest C. and Eula Curtis Lee.
Rebecca Anne McKnight Beeny Messamore, 68, of St. Charles, passed away on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville. Mrs. Beeny Messamore was born March 22, 1953, in Hopkins County to Isaac Carl and Minnie Louise McKnight and was a 1972 graduate of South Hopkins High Scho…
CALVERT CITY — Mrs. Doris Ray Lapradd, 83, of Calvert City, died Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Baptist Health Paducah. The daughter of Kimmel and Frances Marggie (Mitchell) Franklin, she was a native of Hopkins County, a member of Lafayette Missionary Baptist Church and a mother and homemaker.
Jewell Lynn Gates, 65, of Dawson Springs, died Monday, June 14, 2021. He was formerly employed with Kentucky Carbide.
Delores Beatrice Hyde Brown was born April 4, 1938, in Earlington to Lewis Hyde and Lula Sindy Drone Hyde and passed away Monday, June 14, 2021. She was joined in holy matrimony to Charles T. Brown on April 2, 1955, until his death in 2012. She graduated from Rosenwald High School in 1955. D…
Editor’s note: This is an open letter from Dawson Springs Superintendent Lenny Whalen to all parents and guardians of kids in the Dawson system.