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OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — The Triple Crown series was marked by the unexpected and the whacky 3-year-old season continued when Maximum Security returned to racing for the first time since being disqualified in the Kentucky Derby.

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Madisonville North Hopkins tried to rally in the fourth inning, but it wasn't enough as their 2019 season came to an end on Friday with a 4-2 loss to Clay County in the quarterfinal round of the KHSAA State Tournament.

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A week's delay due to weather and a three-hour trip across the state didn't discourage a solid fan base from showing up to support the Madisonville North Lady Maroons in Lexington Friday. Unfortunately, the North fell to Clay County 4-2 in quarterfinal action, but the vocal supporters from M…

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This winter I did a couple of columns commemorating 50 years of the Madisonville North Hopkins campus by getting a group of experts to pick the 10 greatest boys and girls players since the school opened.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas was so close to winning its first national championship in baseball last year that Casey Martin, from his position at third base, started seeing the celebratory dogpile in his mind's eye.

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Madisonville North Hopkins has arrived in Lexington to try win their second state championship in three years starting this afternoon against Clay County.

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The Madisonville North Hopkins High School softball team has two players that have been chosen to play in an all-star game, but the two would rather skip the game for obvious reasons.

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The Madisonville North Hopkins High School softball team has two players that have been chosen to play in an all-star game, but the two would rather skip the game for obvious reasons.

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With the KHSAA State Softball Tournament postponed until this weekend, Madisonville North Hopkins is taking the extra week to prepare for a tough Clay County squad in the quarterfinal play.

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After losing game one via a walk off, the Miners took game two of their double header against Henderson on Tuesday 6-2.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A key NCAA official says six schools are going to be facing allegations of Level I violations as early as next month, the latest fallout in the college basketball corruption scandal.

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The postponement of the KHSAA Girls State Softball Tournament this past weekend was an odd experience for both players and fans who had their plans abruptly changed due to inclement weather.

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The Madisonville Miners suffered a hard-fought 8-7 defeat against Henderson Tuesday on the road in walk-off fashion.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore announced Wednesday that it has withdrawn a lawsuit against the owner and operator of the historic city racetrack that hosts the Preakness Stakes, the Triple Crown series' middle jewel and the second-oldest track in America.

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Summer is in full swing, which means that Madisonville's Blue Wave summer swim team is up and going again.

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The Madisonville Miners improved to 2-4 Friday handling the Muhlenberg County Stallions 10-4, winning their only game this past weekend.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches' records through super regionals):

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Summer is in full swing, which means that Madisonville's Blue Wave summer swim team is up and going again.

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The Madisonville Miners improved to 2-4 Friday handling the Muhlenberg County Stallions 10-4, winning their only game this past weekend.

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The Southeastern Conference flexed its baseball muscles Monday, with Auburn and Arkansas posting blowout wins in the deciding games of their super regionals and giving their league a record-tying four teams in the College World Series.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — It was a chance to check out the nuances and seek out the subtleties of one of America's true cathedrals of golf while potentially setting themselves up for success at the U.S. Open a few months down the road.

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Madisonville Country Club will be holding the second annual Patrick Rudd Project golf scramble this weekend starting with a ceremony at 10:45 a.m. today near the practice green and a shotgun start at 11 a.m.

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The 2019 KHSAA State Softball Tournament originally scheduled for June 7-9 has been postponed due to the weather forecast in Lexington. The tournament has been rescheduled for June 14-16.

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DEER LAKE, Pa. (AP) — The rustic Pennsylvania training camp where Muhammad Ali prepared for some of his most famous fights has undergone an elaborate restoration, opening to the public Saturday as a shrine to the heavyweight icon's life and career.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ruth Riley Hunter says her journey to the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame began in front of her television set more than a quarter-century ago. Ticha Penicheiro's own dream started when she received a basketball from her parents when she was 6.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bobby Miller's awareness of the so-called jinx that cautions against knowing about potential no-hitters didn't stop the Louisville right-hander from being curious about his achievement.

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Two of the last teams selected for the NCAA Tournament knocked off the top two national seeds Friday night, and now both are a win away from making the College World Series for the first time in decades.

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Madisonville Miners center fielder Justin Washington has been drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 35th round of the 2019 MLB Draft. He will be leaving Madisonville in about two weeks to begin his road to the show.

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Madisonville North Hopkins held their annual youth football camp this week, developing young football players through interactive activities to improve their skills.

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