The 2nd region’s annual tennis championships are set to begin next week, and as teams head into the post season, if the regular season results are to be believed, there is a new sheriff in town in the form of a 9th grader from Madisonville North Hopkins.
Dawson Springs dropped three games this week, but still has a lot of baseball left to play before next week’s 7th District Tournament at Caldwell County.
The Lady Panthers wrapped up their regular season this week, dropping their last four games of the year in road games against UHA and Crittenden County and a double header against Christian Fellowship. They will advance to the 7th District tournament with an 0-24 record.
Hopkins County Central’s Brinkley Armstrong signed her letter-of-intent on Monday to make her plans to continue her softball career at Brescia University in Owensboro official.
On Saturday the Madisonville-North Hopkins track team competed in the Area 1 Track and Field Championship in McCracken County, with senior Joy Alexander winning the girls’ 1600 Meter Run and Drew Burden grabbing the top spot in the boys’ 3200 Meter Run.
Monday night Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons grabbed a district win on senior night, beating Dawson Springs 10-1.
The ping of the bat making contact with the ball. Paislee Vinson, infielder for the Yellowjackets, chanting “We will rock you.” The cheers from parents in the stands. The slap of the ball hitting the mitt. These sounds filled the air at Princeton’s City/County Park on Monday evening, which w…
Dawson Springs dropped a road game in Calhoun to McLean County on Tuesday, falling 11-1.
On Saturday the Dawson Springs track teams competed in the Hopkinsville Classic 2023 at the Stadium of Champions in Hopkinsville.
The Lady Panthers dropped to 0-11 after losing two games in the last week.
AJ Hogart came through big time for the Maroons on Tuesday night, driving in six runs on two hits, including a three run homer, as he led Madisonville-North Hopkins to an 8-3 win over Caldwell County in Princeton.
Tuesday night the Hopkins County Central Storm grabbed their second win of the season, taking down the Dawson Springs Panthers 7-3.
When the 2023 high school basketball season gets underway, there will be a familiar face on the University Heights Academy bench. The Blazers officially announced the hiring of former Dawson Springs Panthers and Hopkinsville Tigers head coach Terry Hayes on Monday, bringing the longtime coac…
As with the Dawson Springs baseball team, the Lady Panthers softball program has been through its own share of difficulties since the Dawson Springs City Park was destroyed. While the boys have attempted to utilize Riverside Park, most unsuccessfully, the girls have followed a different path…
After a 13-day hiatus, the Dawson Springs Panthers returned to the baseball field on Monday, falling in a lopsided 15-1 loss to Crittenden County, on the road in Marion. The Panther’s field at the Dawson City Park was destroyed along with the other fields in the Dec. 10, 2021 tornado. Since …
Tuesday Night in Mortons Gap you could hear the cheers from the softball field as the Lady Storm ended a seven game losing streak by defeated Hopkinsville 11-10 in extra innings thanks to a walk-off RBI by Emily Ballard.
Tuesday night fresh off their loss from Monday night in Madisonville the Hopkins County Central Storm suffered their second straight shutout this time by highly talented Paducah Tilghman team by a blistering 23-0 score.
Its been an up and down week for the Maroons, who claimed their second win of the season in a shutout against Hopkins County Central, but Madisonville-North Hopkins followed that big win up by getting shutout themselves by Todd County Central.
Struggles continue for the Lady Panthers after they dropped three games this week, losing to Hopkinsville on Monday before falling in a double header against Caldwell County on Tuesday. Dawson will now get a bit of extended break, with no games on their schedule until April 10.
The Lady Panthers took their second loss of the season on Monday, falling to the Webster County Lady Trojans in three innings on the road.
Some may consider it a bold statement, but the Madisonville-North Hopkins Lady Maroons’ new head coach headed into the opener against Trigg County with big expectations.
The Lady Panthers opened the 2023 season on Monday night, taking one on the chin in a three inning 17-2 loss to Christian Fellowship on the road.
The Dawson Springs Youth League will be having sign ups this weekend for summer ball.
Tuesday Night after Lyon County knocked off Hopkinsville 76-70 to capture back-to-back 2nd Region titles. The All-Region and All-Region Tournament boys teams where announced after the game
Dawson Springs ended the 2022-23 regular season last Thursday night with a lopsided loss to Lyon County, but the players and fans who were at that game will remember that night for a long time to come, thanks to the presence of both one of the most sought after basketball recruits in Kentuck…
The Lady Panthers ended the regular season last Thursday night, falling to Lyon County at home.
The Dawson Springs Panthers split a set of games during the last week to move to 9-16 on the season.
The Lady Panthers dropped one at home on Friday night in their only game during the last week, falling to the Lady Storm in a lopsided 70-31 loss.
The Dawson Springs Panthers only played one game in the last week, a loss to the Hopkins County Central Storm on Friday night in which Rex Blue blew up for 26 points.
On Friday, Dawson Springs Lady Panther Head Coach Amanda Scott was recognized before the varsity game as becoming the all time winningest girls basketball coach in school history. Coach Scott took over the spot by passing the former winningest Coach Rhonda Simpson who had the record at 74.
Saturday the Knights of Columbus will be hosting their Annual free throw competition in Dawson Spring from 9 to 11 a.m. at the High School gym. The ages for the competition are 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 for both boys and girls.
Tuesday night was a big night for the Dawson Springs Panthers, who knocked off Fort Campbell 56-43 in the opening round of the 2nd Region All “A” Classic to advance for the first time in 24 years.
Tuesday the Lady Panthers traveled to Paducah to take on St. Mary for the second time in two weeks. This time the outcome was different, as the St. Mary Lady Vikings took a 60-53 win.
The last week was a bumpy one for the Dawson Springs (5-7), who went 0-4 after going 3-1 in their previous four outings to drop to 5-11 on the season.
Dawson Springs started their Christmas Break off on a high note, going 2-1 in the St. Mary’s Christmas Classic and claiming the fifth spot in the tournament. That gives the Panthers their fifth win of the season, pushing them above the three wins they collected last season.
The Lady Panthers played in the CCA Warrior Christmas Tournament this week, hosted by Community Christian in Paducah. Dawson Springs lost their opening game to Hickman County 39-64 and where seeded in the consolation bracket.
The Lady Panthers dropped two-in-a-row during the last week to fall to 1-5 on the season.
The Dawson Springs Panthers have had a good last week, going 2-1 in their last three games, knocking off Caldwell County and Fort Campbell along the way.
Tuesday night Madisonville-North Hopkins Lady Maroons hosted Christian County and cruised to a 76-49 win.
Basketball season officially arrived on night, when the Dawson Springs Panthers opened the 2022-23 campaign with a 62-39 loss to Webster County in Trojan Gym, but battled back on Tuesday night to take their first win of the season, beating Christian Fellowship 64-50/
The Madisonville-North Hopkins Cross Country team finished well in the Daviess County Classic over the weekend.
Hopkins County Central Cross Country team is approaching the end of the season with only one more event scheduled.
The Madisonville North Hopkins Maroon Soccer team knocked off Webster County 6-1 in the Regional Tournament Tuesday night in Henderson.
The Dawson Springs Cross Country team competed in the Daviess County Classic in Owensboro this past weekend.
Fresh off a win Monday night against Crittenden County, the Madisonville-North Hopkins Lady Maroons soccer team turned around and played Henderson county in the second round of the Regional tournament but fell short losing 5-6.
Dawson Springs senior Gage Smiley’s high school golf career came to an end on Monday in the opening round of the KHSAA State Tournament at the Owensboro Country Club.
The Dawson Springs boys’ golf team wrapped up the season on Monday at the Region 2 tournament held at Madisonville Country Club.
On Saturday the Dawson Springs Cross Country team competed in the McCracken County Cross Country Invitational, taking a third place finish out of ten teams.
Last Saturday, Lady Maroons volleyball competed in the Jerry Mezur Spikefest, finishing 2-1 in the event.
Joyce Blalock Cotton, 90, of Ocala, Florida and formally of Dawson Springs, passed away in Ocala, Florida. She was born May 22, 1931, in Hopkins County to the late David H. and Trean Blalock. She graduated from Dawson Springs High School and Kentucky Baptist Nursing School. She worked as a R…
Irwin Timothy “Timmy” Luttrell, 60, of Madisonville died, Sunday, January 16, 2022, at Bowling Green Medical Center in Bowling Green. Mr. Luttrell was a long-haul truck driver.
Virgil Deon Ladd, 81, of Dawson Springs, died Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2021, at his residence. He retired with Westate Construction and was a member of the Lafayette Baptist Church.
Ms. Carolyn Sigler of Dawson Springs went to be with the Lord on Dec. 10, 2021, at the young age of 78. She was born to the late Hugh D. Swatzell and the late Gertie Mae (Huddleston) Swatzell on Jan. 6, 1943, in Trigg County. She was one of seven children. Ms. Carolyn graduated from Caldwell…
Wanda J. Thompson, 85, of Madisonville, passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2021. She was born in Suthards on Thursday, Jan. 16, 1936, to the late William “Chester” Crook and the late Susan Mae Knight. She was a member of Soul’s Harbor Baptist Church in Madisonville. Mrs. Thompson had worked at Reg…
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.
To the editor:
Has anyone ever had any success in handling a situation by shouting, “Everybody just calm down!” Didn’t think so.
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