LOUISVILLE — South Laurel’s boys and girls track teams participated in this past weekend’s Eastern Relays with both teams turning in solid results.
CALVERT CITY — South Laurel’s Eli Singleton and Trent Keltner placed seventh overall during this past weekend’s 2021 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship.
WINCHESTER — South Laurel posted an 0-2 record during its weekend road trip to Winchester, dropping games to both George Rogers Clark (10-0) and Cooper (11-2) while falling to 12-7.
North Laurel Middle School’s boys’ and girls’ soccer teams both captured their respective District championships by recording identical 4-3 wins over Whitley County this past week.
LONDON — Trey Smith’s South Laurel Cardinals split a pair of games over the weekend, dropping a 5-3 decision to Clay County on Friday before defeating Garrard County, 13-4, at home Saturday.
SOMERSET — North Laurel wrapped up its play in the Don Franklin Showcase setting program school record in the progress.
MIDDLESBORO — North Laurel moved its record above .500 after recording its second shut out in a row, a 12-0 win over Middlesboro on Friday.
SOMERSET — For the second day in a row, Doug Gregory’s North Laurel Lady Jaguars are setting records, and yes, once again, it’s due to the long ball.
LONDON — Early scoring put the South Laurel Cardinals on top in the first inning and that was enough to give them the victory, as they defeated Middlesboro 6-2 Thursday night.
SOMERSET — After three straight losses, the North Laurel Jaguars got just what they needed when they picked up a 9-0 win against the Pulaski County Maroons on Thursday night.
LONDON — It’s been a surreal week for former South Laurel boys’ basketball coach Steve Wright.
Courtney Caudill will be cheering on the Patriots as she signed her letter of intent to attend the University of the Cumberlands on Monday. Caudill will be a member of the cheer team at UC.
On Tuesday night, the Whitley County Colonels accomplished a feat that opposing North Laurel Coach Darren McWhorter had never seen in his long career as a baseball coach.
BEREA — A familiar face has been named head coach of the Berea Pirates varsity basketball program on Tuesday.
LONDON — North Laurel’s boys’ track and field team placed second with four first-place efforts in the South Laurel Invitational, which included the 4x400 Relay team (Gamarious Isby, Grant Woods, Justin Sparkman, and Alex Garcia) breaking the school record with a time of 3:31.59.
LEXINGTON — Doug Gregory’s North Laurel Lady Jaguars picked up two impressive wins on Saturday, defeating Henry Clay, and Harrison County, 7-1, and 10-0, respectively, improving their win streak to a season-best six games.
LOUISVILLE — North Laurel struck for three runs in the top of the first inning during Saturday’s matchup with Pleasure Ridge Park, but the Panthers answered with 13 unanswered runs during their 13-3 win over the struggling Jaguars.
LONDON — A five-run fourth inning and a four-run fifth inning were enough to push Somerset over the top against South Laurel on Friday.
LONDON — North Laurel captured its season-best fourth win in a row after slipping past George Rogers Clark on Friday with a 3-2 victory.
LONDON — Two 13th Region heavyweights battled it out on the diamond on Friday with Corbin coming away with an 11-6 win over North Laurel.
A strong two innings to start the game was enough for the Corbin Redhounds to take the win over the South Laurel Cardinals in the 50th District showdown on Tuesday.
LONDON — North Laurel delivered a clean sweep in tennis action against crosstown rival South Laurel on Monday.
The Corbin Redhounds picked up a big win on Monday night, defeating the South Laurel Cardinals 13-3 in six innings in the 50th District matchup.
Two big innings propelled the North Laurel Jaguars to a win on Monday night, defeating Madison Southern 16-1 in just four innings of play.
NICHOLASVILLE — North Laurel’s Boys’ and Girls’ track and field teams both turned in second-place finishes during Saturday’s West Jessamine Chick-fil-A High School Invitational.
LONDON — North Laurel’s boys’ track and field team captured the boys’ team championship during this past week’s North Laurel All-Comers Meet while Pulaski County placed first on the girls’ side.
CAMPBELLSVILLE — South Laurel’s Eli Singleton and Trent Keltner overcame a cold and rainy day to capture the Region 3 Bass Fishing Tournament championship at Green River Lake on Saturday.
LEXINGTON — The North Laurel Lady Jaguar archery team placed 21st overall in this past weekend’s KHSAA State Archery Tournament after turning in a score of 1,849. The Lady Jaguars finished the tournament with a combined total of 75 tens.
FRANKFORT — Steady rainfall on Saturday canceled the Capital City Showcase but not before North Laurel junior Emily Sizemore connected with her fourth home run of the season to help guide the Lady Jaguars to an 8-7 win over Simon Kenton.
HAZARD — South Laurel’s Ayden Smith turned in a perfect 4-for-4 effort at the plate to help the Cardinals snap their three-game losing skid during Friday’s 7-0 win over Perry Central.
HAZARD — It was a tough outing for the North Laurel Jaguars on Thursday night when they took on the Perry Central Commodores on the road on Thursday night.
HARRODSBURG — South Laurel’s bats remained red-hot while coach Carly Mink received another stellar pitching effort during Thursday’s 5-3 victory over Mercer County.
It’s taken me a few weeks to figure out who should be ranked where due to high school baseball season having a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m still not sure where to rank certain teams, but I’m trying my best while letting the chips fall where they may. It’s a long season but…
Just like in baseball, it’s taken me a few weeks to figure out who should be ranked where due to high school baseball season having a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m still not sure where to rank certain teams, but I’m trying my best while letting the chips fall where they may.…
South Laurel's Brooke Davis and Gracie Robinson each signed a letter of intent to further their academic, dance (Davis) and cheerleading (Robinson) careers at the University of the Cumberlands. | Photos by Britt Lawson
This Week's Circulars
Susie Bainbridge age 57 of London passed April 26 at her residence. Visitation Friday 11am until funeral time at 1pm at Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals.
Houston Franklin Caudill, 60, died Friday, April 23, 2021, in Lexington. The husband of Vanessa (Root) Caudill. Funeral 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial at Locust Grove Cemetery. Visitation 6 p.m. Wednesday.
- 19 businesses coming or expanding in London
- TAKING A STEP BACK: Former South Laurel coach Steve Wright resigns as head coach at Montgomery, enjoys seeing former players have success as coaches at the high school/college level
- Construction ongoing at JRD Systems, will bring 250 jobs
- Teen missing for nearly year returned home
- World Chicken Festival, Heritage Hills improvements discussed
- ZZ Top coming to Corbin Arena in July
- The Butcher's Pub opens with flair
- Arrests, April 22-28, 2021
- Wheelwright woman killed in Sunday collision Four vehicles involved in crash on KY 192
- Laurel man facing charges after reportedly threatening ambulance crew with knife