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The Lady Storm jumped out to an early 2-0 lead against Caldwell County in game two of the opening round of the 7th District Softball tournament in Princeton last night. Aly McCord led off the game with single, then Caroline Wilson reached on a dropped third strike. McCord and Wilson both sto…

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Despite a valiant effort by Hopkins County Central in the top of the fifth, a big hit by Madisonville-North’s Tanner Bess in the bottom half brought the Storm’s season to a close when the game-winning tenth run crossed the plate.

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Hopkins Count Central competed in the Class 2A Region 1 Track and Field Championship on Saturday at Paducah Tilghman, with the Storm taking five podium finishes in the event, including a win in the 800m by Bethel University commit Deagon Harper in the 800m Run.

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McLean County came of the dugout on fire last night, jumping out to a 9-0 lead in the bottom half of the opening inning, while the Cougar pitching staff three perfect innings against Hopkins County Central.

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Hopkins County Central had their hands full with Todd County Central last night in their final home game of the season. They got four hits in the contest but were unable to get on the board.

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Area track and field teams had one of their final warm-ups before the post season last week when Hopkins County Central High School hosted Madisonville and Webster County in a tri-meet. The Maroons were dominant in the event, winning both boys and girls division in middle school and high school.

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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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On Monday, Hopkins County Central senior Deagan Harper officially signed his letter of intent to continue his running career at Bethel University.

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There was much more a stake last night when Hopkins County Central met Dawson Springs than just bragging rights. With the top two seeds for next week’s 7th District Tournament already locked in, last night’s game decided who would face top seeded Madisonville-North and who would play Caldwel…

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Hopkins Central dropped one game to Whitesville Trinity over the weekend, and then lost in game one of a double header against Webster County on Monday. Game two did not get underway until late and wasn’t completed until after press time.

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The last week has been an up and down one for Hopkins County Central’s softball team. After 15-0 and 21-6 wins in a double header against Dawson Springs on Thursday night, they were on the opposite end of a pair of one-sided victories on Friday and Saturday. After losing 13-1 to OHS Friday n…

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The Lady Storm had their hands full with Owensboro High School after sweeping Dawson Springs on Thursday. Central allowed only one earned run in the contest, but committed eight errors in the rain-soaked game.

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Seeding for the 2022 7th District tournament is set after Hopkins Central and Dawson Springs both completed their regular season district schedule last night with a double header in Mortons Gap. That Lady Storm swept the Lady Panthers, locking those teams into third and fourth place respectively.

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The Lady Storms’ trip to Fort Campbell last night turned into a high scoring slugfest, with a final score that looked more like a Friday night football outcome than the final score of a softball game. Hopkins County Central eventually claimed their second win of the season by taking a 21-9 w…

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Madisonville-North is now just one game back of .500 after picking up a road win against Hopkins Central on Monday night.

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Hopkins County Central struggled with Caldwell County on Monday night for the second time in the last week, falling 14-3 in five innings.

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Hopkins County Central defeated Madisonville-North Hopkins 5-4 in girls tennis action in Madisonville on Thursday night.

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A late rally by Hopkins County Central in Whitesville last night was not enough help the Storm come back from a 9-0 deficit against the Trinity Raiders. They eventually fell 12-4 in a game in which they committed eight errors.

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Webster County (10-12) used two big innings last night to catapult themselves passed the Lady Storm (1-10) and claim victory in five innings during a 2nd Region match-up in Mortons Gap.

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Hopkins County Central rallied mid-way through last night’s district baseball game against Caldwell County, but even a six run fourth inning wasn’t enough to overcome an early 15-0 deficit.

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Hopkins Central (1-9) traveled to Princeton last night to face Caldwell County (10-7) in district softball play. The Lady Tigers outfit the Lady Storm 11-1 on their way to claiming a 10-0 shutout victory.

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Hopkins County Central gave up an early lead to Caldwell County last night at home and were never able to recover. The Tigers outhit the Storm 12-4, and Hopkins Central committed eight errors in the game.

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Paige Patterson was well on her way to a perfect game until the final inning of the Lady Maroons’ 18-0 shutout of the Lady Storm last night in Madisonville. In Hopkins Central’s final at bat, the Storm managed to load the bases, but were unable to get on the scoreboard.

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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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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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Errors were costly last night at home for Hopkins County Central. Despite outhitting Dawson Springs 10-3, 10 errors gave the Panthers the edge they needed to hand the Storm a 9-6 loss at home.

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Hopkins County Central dropped a pair of games over the weekend against 6th District teams, including a shutout against Henderson County on Saturday at the Warren County Invitational and a one run loss to Union County on Sunday in the Kentucky 2A Sectional.

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Last night was another tough one for the Lady Storm (1-6) who found themselves on the wrong end of a perfect game for the second time in two nights, this time on the road against Livingston Central (7-2).

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The Maroons were in charge of last night’s game against the Storm. Madisonville-North Hopkins outhit Hopkins County Central 7-2 on their way to a shutout, 10-0 win at Elmer Kelley Stadium.

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Hopkins County Central rolled into McLean County on Monday looking to break a three game losing streak. They did just that as sophomore Keira Bryan showed herself to be a threat on both sides of the ball, throwing four hitless innings from the circle while having a perfect night from the pla…

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Friday’s road trip to Dixon was a rough one for Hopkins Central’s softball team, as the Lady Storm suffered an 11-0 defeat to Webster County.

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After losing to the Eagles at home last Saturday, the Storm were looking for some payback as they headed to Fort Campbell last night, and they found it. Hopkins Central claimed an 11-3 win, their first of the season.

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Hopkins County Central dropped their fifth game of the season last night against Graves County on the road in Mayfield. The Eagles only outhit the Storm 7-5, but four errors by the Storm allowed them to come out on top in a lopsided 12-1 victory.

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Monday was a tough night for the Hopkins County Central Storm and Lady Storm. The boys went on the road to Todd County Central, while the girls traveled to Marion to face Crittenden County.

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For the second time in their first three games of the season, the Hopkins County Central Storm saw a lead evaporate as their opponents took a come from behind victory.

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The Lady Storm started their softball season on the road last night in Owensboro, taking a loss from a Lady Red Devils team that got hot early on and didn’t let up. Hopkins County Central fell 16-4 in that contest.

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After leading 6-3 after four innings, Hopkins County Central lost their season opener to University Heights Academy last night when the Blazers exploded in the fifth inning, scoring 16 runs to take a 19-6 win. The game however had several bright spots for the young Storm team which included …

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The future of archery in Hopkins County Schools is looking bright, especially after this weekend where some of the county’s younger archers came out on top of the Kentucky National Archery in Schools (NASP) State Tournament. Those included an individual state title by West Hopkins’ Cooper Wi…

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Entering Thursday night’s contest against the Hopkinsville Tigers, Hopkins County Central looked to continue the momentum from the historic win over Henderson County on Tuesday night. In the end, the Storm played a great game, but came up just short to the Tigers, falling by a score of 74-64.

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Tonight, the boys 2nd Region tournament moves to Hopkinsville, and both the Madisonville-North Hopkins Maroons and the Hopkins County Central Storm will be in action as the top four teams in the region face off for a trip to the UK Healthcare Boys’ Sweet Sixteen Tournament at Rupp Arena in L…

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Hopkins County Central opened up action in the 2nd Region Boys Basketball Tournament on Tuesday night for the first time since 2018. The Storm were looking to pick up a win against a tough Henderson County team that entered the night 18-12. The night ended with a historic win for the Storm i…

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The 2021-22 season for Hopkins County Central Lady Storm was one of the most successful seasons in some time with the Lady Storm winning the Ohio County Tournament and Kentucky 2A Championship Section 1 tournament, but it came to an end on Tuesday night at Crittenden County with the Lady Roc…

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Friday night’s District 7 Championship game between Hopkins County Central and Madisonville North Hopkins was yet another opportunity to renew an old rivalry. For Central, they were appearing in the championship game for the first time since 2018. North was back in familiar territory in the …

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The Madisonville North Hopkins Maroons were determined that what happen last year was not going to happen this year in the district finals. In 2021, Hopkins County Central came from 5 points down in the 4th quarter to win the championship.

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With a trip to the 7th District championship game on the line, Hopkins County Central and Caldwell County squared off for the third time this season. On paper, both teams entered with two of the top scorers in the region, looking to match baskets and take their squads to victory and a berth …

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Coaches have always said that defense will help you advance at tournament time and the Hopkins County Central Lady Storm proved that true on Monday night in a 61-35 win over Caldwell County in the first round of the 7th District tournament. The Lady Storm defense forced 24 Caldwell County Tu…

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It was a tough weekend for local archers at the KyNASP® Region 2 Regional shoot held at the west Kentucky Archery Complex in Madisonville. While some individual archers performed well, Hopkins County teams failed to grab a top finish in all three categories of the event.

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