Community Sports

    Photos from the Culvertown Adult Co-Ed Kickball League from Wednesday, July 11.
    Sports Shots photos from the week of July 13, 2018.
    Sports Shots for July 4-6, 2018.
  • COMMUNITY SPORTS: Kirkpatrick keeps plugging away
    Don Kirkpatrick says it’s good to have goals, especially during retirement. Granted, his goals aren’t like most 62-year-olds. He just wants to get faster. “I still don’t feel like I’ve reached my ceiling,” said Kirkpatrick, a Bardstown resident who competes in Senior Games across the country, specializing as a sprinter. “The goal is to get under 13 seconds.”
  • Overfelt competes in Ohio Highland Games event
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  • ‘Bloomfield boy’ chases dreams overseas
    Dylan Beasley considers himself just a small-town boy from Bloomfield who loves to play football. But in less than two months, he’ll get a big-city experience in his chosen sport that he never imagined possible when the former Nelson County High School and Lindsey Wilson College star quarterback heads overseas for the next chapter in his storied career.
  • YOUTH SPORTS: Teaching kids fundamentals stops bad habits
    There used to be a prevailing wisdom that it’s not a good idea to get kids involved in an athletic training program too early. However, with children participating in sports at earlier and earlier ages, a lot of that thinking has gone out the window. “Kids actually start these movements, some as early as 3-4 years old,” said Josh Payne, a certified personal trainer and youth exercise specialist.
  • Toots for Tots program brings holiday cheer
    Nearly two decades ago, the 5th Region Officials’ Association was having a meeting a short time before Christmas. The thought had occurred to longtime basketball official George Miller that the region’s refs could do some good by giving back to the schools where they call their games. And that’s how the local “Toots for Tots” program was born, said Wayne Edwards, treasurer of the association.
  • RIVER RAT: It's time for a roundup
    It’s been a while since I did a column, and I’ve got a little housecleaning to do, so let’s play catch-up!   MSC Football Awards Local football products now playing in college are well-represented on the Mid-South Conference’s postseason awards list.
  • SPORTS NOTES: 11-19
    Lady Tigers skills camp Bardstown girls’ basketball coach Amber Courtney is hosting a one-day skills camp Wednesday, Nov. 22, at the Bardstown High School gym. The camp runs 9 a.m. to noon and is open to boys and girls campers in grades K-6. Cost is $25. Call 331-8802 for more information.   Girls’ Tri-Star Basketball competition