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Ducks Unlimited is pleased to announce season three of its online film series, DU Conserve. The first of this season’s four-part film series premieres Thursday. DU Conserve is a unique online film series from Ducks Unlimited, the world leader in wetlands and waterfowl conservation. Each film…

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is proposing special, underwater barriers along the Tennessee River to limit the movement of invasive Asian carp. And they’re asking for your input. If you’re the least bit concerned about the invasive Asian carp situation on our waterways, namely Kentucky Lake…

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NASHVILLE (AP) — The Nashville Predators are keeping forward Mikael Granlund around with a much longer contract than the one he signed last year. Granlund signed a fouryear, $20 million contract Wednesday, and general manager David Poile says keeping him in Nashville was a priority in free a…

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Sunisa Lee, of the United States, performs on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's all-around final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

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TOKYO (AP) — A few hours after winning the first individual gold medal of his career, Caeleb Dressel returned to the pool Thursday night to tie an Olympic record in preliminaries of the 100-meter butterfly. Dressel touched first in the last of eight heats with a time of 50.39 seconds, equali…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Austin Riley concluded his big week at Citi Field by hitting a tworun homer and finishing with three RBIs, and the Atlanta Braves inched closer to the NL East-leading New York Mets with a 6-3 victory on Thursday. The Braves won three games in the unusual four-day, five game s…

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TOKYO (AP) — Their scrapbooks and trophy cases are filled with memories from Final Fours, national titles, All-America honors and even some impressive showings in the pros. 

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TOKYO (AP) — Katie Ledecky will be the first to concede that her standards are almost impossible to meet, especially at this stage of her stellar swimming career.

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Henry County High School sophomore Caden Marshall throws a pass during a 7-on-7 drill with Lexington on July 15 at Bethel University’s Wildcat Stadium in McKenzie. Marshall and his Patriot teammates will play their first preseason scrimmage on Friday against Christian Brothers High School in…

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A group of students from Shotokan Karate Fitness of Paris were winners during the West Kentucky Sport Karate Tournament held recently in Benton, Ky. The winners are (top picture, from left): Owen Simmons who was first in forms, second in fighting in the advanced 9 and under division; Denise …

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade center Jonas Valanciunas to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for center Steven Adams, guard Eric Bledsoe and a swap of multiple draft choices, a person familiar with the situation said.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Texas and Oklahoma made a request Tuesday to join the Southeastern Conference,and SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said the league would consider it in the “near future.”

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TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles came into the Olympics as perhaps the biggest star of the Games. Naomi Osaka was such a big headline act that she was given the honor to light the Olympic flame in her native country.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to trade All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press.

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SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Dawn Staley doesn’t feel any added pressure being the first Black head coach of the U.S. women’s basketball Olympic team.

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the favorite to repeat as Southeastern Conference champion while Georgia is the pick to win the Eastern Division in the media’s annual preseason poll.

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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The United States had just given up its first run and was two outs away from losing for the first time in the Olympic softball tournament.

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New Henry County High School girls’ soccer head coach Gideon Gielis (right) gives some instructions to a pair of Lady Patriots during a practice Friday at HCHS. Former Lady Patriot Grace Burden will be the assistant coach this season. The Lady Patriots are hosting an alumni game at 6 p.m. Sa…

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New Henry County High School softball head coach Chris Lee (right photo) throws a pitch during a batting practice session at the Lady Patriots’ tryouts on Friday at the HCHS softball field. Lady Patriot veteran shortstop Mary Raye Smith (left) follows through on a big swing that produced a h…

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Join the Woodlands Nature Station as it celebrates the Ruby-Throated Hummingbird during the month of August. More than 250 hummingbirds will pass through the Woodlands Nature Station backyard as they migrate south through Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area for the winter.

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FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Six outs from her second Olympic no-hitter, Monica Abbott was clinging to a one-run lead when she walked Canada’s Jen Gilbert leading off the sixth inning, and pinch-hitter Sara Groenewegen lined a 0-2 pitch to the right-center field gap.Center fielder Haylie McCleney…

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The last time Texas got a wandering eye for another conference it fueled a series of realignments in college sports that nearly killed the Big 12.Texas is once again exploring free agency, stealing the headlines at the Southeastern Conference media days and cranking up speculation about anot…

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It was an amazing 2020-21 season for Murray State men’s basketball alumni Cameron Payne with the Phoenix Suns.His biggest season in sixas a basketball professional brought him to the doorstep of becoming just the third MSU Racer to win an NBA champi- onship.After a hot run through series win…

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Local sports fans have gotten used to an upheaval in the football landscape every two years over the last couple of decades because of TSSAA reclassification, but people may be surprised to learn about big changes coming for the other sports have been working on schedules, but everyone is ex…

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TOKYO (AP) — Sweden didn’t have to bunker down on defense against the Americans this time. Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and the Swedes stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday in the women’s soccer tournament. The Americans, ranked No. 1 in the worl…

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference front-runners Alabama and Georgia upgraded their depth and talent, adding key players when the transfer floodgates opened wide. Alabama landed inside linebacker Henry To’o To’o from Tennessee and ex-Ohio State wide receiver Jameson Williams. Georgi…

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NEW YORK (AP) — Let the fashion policing begin. The Olympics in Tokyo open Friday, when the world’s athletes will march behind their flag-bearers. And when they do, the peanut gallery on what they’re wearing will be open, too. Olympic gear makes for lively social media fodder, starting with …

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FUKUSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Cat Osterman looked ahead, not behind, in the start of the United States’ quest to regain the Olympic softball gold medal, 13 years after she lost the championship game. A 38-year-old left-hander and one of two remaining players from 2008, Osterman pitched one-hit bal…

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had the Larry O’Brien Trophy in one arm, the NBA Finals MVP trophy in the other and there was a cigar on the table in front of him. All the work it took to lift the Milwaukee Bucks from a team that won 15 games when he was a rookie to one with 16 wins t…

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey echoed the NCAA president’s call for potential changes in how college athletics are governed Monday, though he did not endose a breakaway by the five most powerful leagues.

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Football players at Henry County High School have crossed the finish line of the offseason and are sprinting full out toward the start of the 2021 season.

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Aric Almirola carried the weight of a winless season while chasing a playoff berth that seemed implausible for a driver buried deep in the standings on a Stewart-Haas Racing program that had yet to take a checkered flag.

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Landon Spain (center) won the 10-years-old and under competition at the Grand Slam World Series Home Run Derby held June 29 at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach, Fla. He is standing between coaches Brian Renfroe (left) and Ty Spoon. Spain is the son of Tobe and Amy Spain. His grandparent…

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Seven Henry County High School girls’ soccer players were chosen to play in an All-Star game during a four-day camp held last week at Bethel University in McKenzie. The Lady Patriot All-Stars are (from left) Abby Taylor, Carlee Vaughn, Emily Nanney, Campbell Grooms, Leslie Green, Phoebe Odom…

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Former Henry County High School softball and basketball standout Gracie Osbron has signed to play softball at Murray State University.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team has been together for two weeks. There have been six practices. The team played four exhibitions. A pair of roster changes have already been required and the Americans have no idea when three other players will join the team.

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