Community Sports

  • RINGSIDE SEAT: 'Dragon' Machida earns title shot with big win
    Maurico “Shogun” Rua ran his record to 21-6-0 with a 4th round TKO victory over Brandon “The Truth” Vera (12-6-0), but did not get the UFC light heavyweight title shot as originally promised by UFC President Dana White. 
  • GOLF: Gumm, Edelen make Ky. Open cut
    Bardstown golfers Jeffrey Gumm and Logan Edelen each made the cut (8-over par 152) into Thursday’s final round of the Kentucky Open at Traditions Golf Club in Hebron. Results from Thursday’s championship round were too late for this edition of The Kentucky Standard. Gumm, club pro at Bardstown Country Club at Maywood, posted a 1-under par 71 on Tuesday, and Edelen, who golfs for Western Kentucky University, shot an even par 72.
  • GOLF: Four local players in this week's Ky. Open
    Four local products will make a run at glory beginning with Tuesday’s Kentucky Open first round at the par-72, 7,103-yard Traditions Golf Club in Hebron. Round two continues on Wednesday, with qualifiers advancing to Thursday’s championship round. Bardstown pro Jeffrey Gumm gets things started for the local contingent with an 8:27 a.m. start time from the first tee. He’ll begin Wednesday on No. 10 at 1:12 p.m.
  • RINGSIDE SEAT: Guerrero wins welterweight title; is champ in 4 classes
    Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (30-1-1, 18 KOs) joined Henry Armstrong and Manny Pacquiao as the only three men to win titles in the featherweight (126 lbs) and welterweight (147 lbs) divisions after Guerrero defeated Selcuk Aydin (23-1, 17 KOs) by unanimous decision Saturday night. 
  • RINGSIDE SEAT: Broner misses weight twice, TKOs Escobedo in 5
    Adrien “The Problem” Broner, the former WBO super featherweight champion, had serious problems with the scale this week, failing to make two contracted weights, but still found an answer to defeat WBO No. 1 contender, Vicente Escobedo. 
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: CKTS tour starting up
    CAMPBELLSVILLE — The Central Kentucky Tennis Series will be making a tour stop in Campbellsville on Saturday and Sunday Aug. 4-5 when some of the best area tennis joins other stops along the tour — Elizabethtown, Bowling Green, Glasgow, Harrodsburg, Greensburg and Columbia. The CKTS is in its 10th season with competition in 21 divisions — eight men’s, five women’s, three boys’, three girls’ and two mixed. 
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Kickball explodes in popularity
        JUSTIN COMLEY Special To The Standard To hear that kickball is making a comeback would certainly be a surprise for some, but locally it’s a sport that has been spreading like wildfire. But how did the recent flare of kickball fever begin?
  • RINGSIDE SEAT: Silva sets record for longest UFC title reign
    UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva shut plenty of mouths, most importantly, contender Chael Sonnen’s, with a second-round TKO victory Saturday night in Las Vegas.  Sonnen has trash-talked and tweeted for almost two years now, saying that the middleweight champ could be beaten and that for 4 1/2 rounds in August 2010, he displayed the blueprint on how to do just that. Silva pulled off a miraculous triangle arm bar in that fight and stopped Sonnen in the final round, keeping Sonnen from being the reigning champ in this rematch.
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Overfelt getting that 'old-time feeling' again
    Last year, Kerry Overfelt had plans to keep a busy itinerary of competition at Scottish Highland Games events on the weekends in addition to his daily workouts and personal training schedule. That is, until a torn hamstring put him on the sidelines. “I’ve never had a really bad injury until that one,” Overfelt said.
  • GOLF: Kentucky Junior Am scores
      Kentucky Junior Am Boys 14-and-under My Old Ky. Home G.C. John Augenstein, Owensboro 72-68–140 Zach Norris, McKee 70-73–143 Matt Liston, Louisville 75-70–145 Paul Huber, Edgewood 71-76–147 Christian Tooley, Roundhill 74-75–149 Brett Beckham, Smiths Grove 74-75–149 Carter Skipworth, Richmond 77-74–151 Cooper Collins, Lexington 77-77–154 Chase Landrum, Glasgow 77-77–154