High School Sports

  • On the record with: Bardstown’s Caleb Noble

    Bardstown senior golfer Caleb Noble is this week’s nominee for The Kentucky Standard/PLG-TV 13 Student-Athlete of the Week.

    Caleb carries a 3.45 GPA and also participates on the Bardstown track team as a distance runner, and has been the Tigers’ top golfer for several years.

    Kentucky Standard sports editor Peter W. Zubaty had a few questions for Caleb to better get to know him.


    PZ: Do you know where you would like to go to college? What do you plan to study and why?

  • PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: TNHS honors fallen teammate

    Sunday marked the two-year anniversary of the tragic automobile accident that claimed the life of beloved Thomas Nelson senior soccer player Taylor Martin, but the Generals soccer team is making sure she won’t soon be forgotten.

    Monday was the second annual Taylor Martin Memorial Game pitting the Generals against rival Nelson County, and a big crowd turned out to celebrate the memory of Martin with moments of silence and a balloon release.

  • ALL A CLASSIC: B’town VB, Bethlehem girls’ soccer advance

    Two local teams punched their tickets this weekend for the statewide All A Classic competition, with Bardstown capturing the region volleyball crown in its return to eligibility for the small-school state tournament, while Bethlehem grabbed its fifth straight girls’ soccer sectional title.





    Bardstown 47, Nelson Co. 27

    Holy Cross 38, Bethlehem 7

    Washington Co. 55, Thomas Nelson 37


    Boys’ Soccer


    Bardstown 7, Bullitt Central 1

    Elizabethtown 9, Nelson Co. 1



    Thomas Nelson 3, Bethlehem 2 (shootout)



    Bardstown at John Hardin

    Nelson Co. 4, Thomas Nelson 2

  • PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: Bardstown tops Bethlehem to grab first place

    Bardstown shook off a first-set loss on the road Thursday, rallying back for three straight to win at Bethlehem and take over first place in the 19th District volleyball standings.

    The Tigers’ 21-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-20 victory on the Banshees’ home floor is just the second win in school history for Bardstown over Bethlehem, and marked the program’s 11th straight win.

  • FOOTBALL: TNHS can’t keep pace with WC

    Thomas Nelson fans had barely settled into their seats Friday night when Washington County junior Jbias Dawson returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown.

    Unfortunately for the Generals, Dawson was just warming up as he led his team to a 55-37 win.

    His 6-yard run on the Commanders’ next possession stretched the lead to 14-0 with 8:18 left in the opening period.

  • FOOTBALL: Tigers hold off pesky Cards with late flurry

    Bardstown forced two turnovers and Jeremiah Odom scored two of his five touchdowns in the final four minutes Friday, turning back upset-minded Nelson County 47-27.

    “It feels real good,” the senior, Odom, said with a smile. “I’m just a little sore.”

  • FOOTBALL: No. 7 Holy Cross rips Bethlehem

    LOUISVILLE — Bethlehem could never get into an offensive flow and had many missed tackles on defense, resulting in a 38-7 loss at former district rival Holy Cross, the No. 7 team in Class 1A.

    Eagles coach Jesse Cantrall hopes his team can use the game as a learning experience.





    Bardstown 42, Marion Co. 13

    Fairdale 47, Nelson Co. 18

    LaRue Co. 48, Thomas Nelson 14



    Bethlehem 13, Hart Co. 12


    Boys’ Soccer


    Bardstown 5, Bullitt East 0

    Franklin Co. 6, Thomas Nelson 4



    KCD 7, Thomas Nelson 0


    All A Classic 5th Region

  • PREP SPORTS ROUNDUP: C’ville stuns Bardstown in OT in All A

    Bardstown was denied a trip to the All A Classic boys’ soccer sectionals at home Wednesday, as Campbellsville prevailed over the Tigers 3-2 in overtime.

    Thomas Sidebottom netted two goals to bring his season total to 15 for the Tigers, but it wasn’t enough as Bardstown was held out of the goal in overtime. Reece Sharp assisted on one of the two goals.

    Blase Wheatley’s score in overtime broke the tie for the Eagles (5-3-1), and they were able to hold onto the lead the rest of the way.