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/

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The Madisonville North Hopkins Maroon Soccer team knocked off Webster County 6-1 in the Regional Tournament Tuesday night in Henderson.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tuesday night the Lady Maroons hosted the Lady Eagles of Ohio County and where looking to get back on track after a brief break, but fell short losing 2-4.

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In a rare instance on the links Thursday, Dawson Springs’ boys’ golf team ended the day in a tie with Webster County at the Providence Municipal Golf Course.

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Tuesday night Miners pitcher Devon Foster took the mound to start the game as the Madisonville Miners hosted the Hoptown Hoppers in a slugfest that saw the two teams record 19 total hits between them.

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A tough season came to an end on Monday for the Dawson Springs Panthers who end the year with a 3-15 record. They fell 16-0 to District Champions Caldwell County at Elmer Kelley Stadium in Madisonville on Monday in the opening round of the tournament.

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Dawson Springs lost on Tuesday night to Hopkins County Central, but in the end they did what they had to do, keeping the Storm from scoring the runs needed to secure the third seed in next week’s district tournament.

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The Lady Panthers dropped five games in the last week, including a doubleheader to Hopkins County Central last Thursday night in Mortons Gap. But with District Tournament time approaching, Dawson Springs seems to be hitting their stride. Led by Macy Drennan, the Lady Panther offense turned i…

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7th District Tournaments for both baseball and softball will get underway simultaneously on Monday, with the boys playing at Elmer Kelley Stadium and the girls traveling to Caldwell County.

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After a disappointing 0-8 start to the season, the Dawson Springs Panthers have turned things around as of late, going 3-2 since April 19. Their latest win came on Tuesday night when they knocked off Livingston Central in a 6-3 victory on the road in Smithland.

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The Lady Panthers came out strong against Caldwell County on Tuesday, but saw the game quickly get out of reach as the Lady Tigers put together back-to-back seven-run innings.

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After having a breakthrough 9-6 win over Hopkins County Central last Tuesday, Dawson Springs went on to win one of the two games they played in between the rain storms that marred the rest of the week.

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The weather has not been good to Dawson Springs this school year. While everyone is aware of the Dec. 10 tornado, some may not know that the storm wiped out the Dawson Springs City Park, where the Panthers have historically played their high school baseball games. The team has been playing a…

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The Lady Panthers lost three games in the last week after being sidelined for more than two weeks, including a doubleheader against Madisonville-North Hopkins and their 2nd Region All “A” Classic match-up against University Heights.

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Webster County turned in a dominating performance in last week’s Tri-Meet at Hopkins County Central, defeating both the Storm and the Dawson Springs Panthers in boys and girls varsity competition. All three teams, however, grabbed a number of individual victories in the event.

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The Lady Panthers headed into a long spring break with a 16-1 loss on the road in Princeton last Thursday evening, but the lopsided score doesn’t tell the complete story.

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The Dawson Springs Panthers have been busy as of late, playing four games in just five days. Unfortunately they were unable to get a win, falling to 0-6 on the season.

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The Lady Panthers fought their way through two more tough lossess last week to drop to 0-4 on the season, losing games to Crittenden County and St. Mary’s.

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The field for the boys and girls Region 2 Tournament is now set, although where exactly teams will fall in the brackets has yet to be decided as their respective district tournaments wrap up over the next two days.

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Madisonville-North Hopkins jumped out to an early lead in last night’s boys 7th District opener in Caldwell County, but Dawson Springs proved to have more fight in them than some expected.

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The Dawson Springs Panthers have finally had the breakthrough they’ve been looking for all season, winning two of their last four games to advance to 3-19 on the season.

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After starting the season 1-7, the Lady Panthers have gotten hot during the course of the last week. Since getting knocked out of the 2nd Region All “A” Classic by Caldwell County on Jan. 10, Dawson Springs has gone 4-1, including a 3-0 streak that started against Ballard Memorial on Saturda…

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When the Dawson Springs Panthers hosted Madisonville-North Hopkins on Dec. 9, nobody had any idea what would happen within the next 24 hours. That 89-41 loss might have been something to be disappointed about, but who really had the time? One day later a mile wide EF-4 tornado ripped through…

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Several Hopkins County basketball players have found themselves among the state’s elite athletes, at least according to the latest stats reported by the Kentucky High School Athletics Association (KHSAA).

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After three days of highly competitive basketball, the Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons wrapped up their trip to Florida with a pair of wins on Wednesday at the Innisfree Hotels Pensacola Beach Classic.

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The Lady Panthers picked up their first win of the season during the last week, but dropped two other games along the way to advance to 1-3 on the season.

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Dawson Springs may have lost its Tuesday night district opener against Hopkins County Central, but at least during the first half of play, the Panthers proved that they aren’t just a pushover.

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On Wednesday night, surrounded by family and friends at Lake Shore County Club, Madisonville-North Hopkins Senior Kaitlyn Zieba celebrated officially signing to continue her golf career at Murray State University.

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The fall sports season wrapped up for Dawson Springs over the weekend as their cross country teams headed out to the Bourbon Cross Country Course for the KHSAA State Meet.

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Dawson Springs will be sending their cross-country teams to the KHSAA State Meet as the Panthers won the Class A 1st Region meet at Trigg County for the third straight time while the ladies were the runner-up.

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Dawson Springs had their final tune up before the 1st Region Meet at the King and Queen of the West Invitational at Hopkinsville this past weekend.

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Madisonville North Hopkins alum Jackson Watts was named the SEC Freshman Runner of the Week on Tuesday after a solid performance for Kentucky in the NCAA Pre-Nationals at Florida State on Friday.

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It is right at the height of professional baseball season and usually I do a column around this time of year talking about the playoffs or some other local aspect of baseball.

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For the first time since 2005, Dawson Springs had a golfer in the KHSAA State Tournament in boys golf as Addison Whalen made the trip out to Bowling Green this past weekend. The last Panther to compete at state was Brett Roberts.

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With the first round of the 2021 KHSAA State Tournament wrapped up in Bowling Green, Madisonville North Hopkins sits in dead last in 12th with a team score of +64.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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