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Today's Sports

  • Ky. becomes first state to...

    By JOSH MOORE

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    Protective face masks will be mandatory for high school softball pitchers, first basemen and third basemen in Kentucky beginning with the 2018 season.

    The KHSAA adopted the new requirement as part of its first organized meeting of the 2017-18 school year in Covington. The change makes Kentucky the first state to require protective headgear in high school softball.

  • Milton’s Barnes named to Team...

    Michelle Barnes of Milton has been named to compete as part of Team Kentucky at the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games next summer. She will be part of the bowling delegation at the Games, competing in the singles, doubles and team competitions.

    Barnes, 27, has been a Special Olympics athlete for 13 years, competing in track and field, alpine skiing and snowshoeing in addition to bowling. She is making her first appearance ever at a Special Olympics competition above the state level. Barnes is the first athlete from Carroll County ever to compete at the USA Games.

  • Youth Soccer Camp

    Carroll County High School youth soccer camp will be held Aug. 8-10, at the high school.

    Children ages 4-6 will attend from 5:30-6:30 p.m., while children seven years old up to sixth grade will attend from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Cost is $25 per camper, $20 per additional sibling and $15 for campers 4-6 years old. Registration will be held before camp Aug. 8.

    Campers will learn the skills needed to play soccer, including dribbling, passing, defending, shooting and have fun with the high school boys and girls team players.

  • Girls Basketball Camp

    Carroll County High School girls basketball camp will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 8-9, at the high school.

    Camp is for girls entering the first through eighth grades. The cost is $30 and includes a t-shirt.

    Campers will work with Carroll County High School and Carroll County Middle School staff on improving their basketball skills. Ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting and other fundamental skills will be emphasized.

    To register, contact CCHS girls head coach Ron Henderson, (502) 310-1616 or rlh1150@bellsouth.net.

  • Bell spins, wins Buckle Up in...

    By KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY

    Christopher Bell earned his third NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory this season and fifth of his career early Friday by holding off Brandon Jones in the Buckle Up In Your Truck 225 at Kentucky Speedway.

    The 22-year-old overcame a spin early in the race and led the final 37 laps in the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota.

  • Busch repeats as Alsco 300 winner

    By KEVIN KELLY

    The Kentucky Speedway

    Kyle Busch’s victory from the pole in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race adds to his impressive resume at Kentucky Speedway. 

    A call to change four tires and then stay on the track while others made their final pit stops paid off with a repeat victory for Kyle Busch in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ Alsco 300 at Kentucky Speedway.

    The race was moved to Saturday because of inclement weather on Friday. Busch started from the pole and led the final 33 laps.

  • Truex Jr. survives late restart...

    Martin Truex Jr. had the dominant car in the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday, July 8, at Kentucky Speedway.

    “I think this was probably the best car I’ve ever had in my entire career,” said Truex, who started second and led a race-high 152 laps in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota. “I can never recall saving fuel and pulling away from everybody before. It was pretty amazing.”

  • Andrew Tate, U-9 Delta/Realtrac...

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Andrew Tate may not have been the first second-generation racer to compete in the Indiana Governor’s Cup race for Unlimited hydroplanes but Sunday he accomplished what no other father and son team has done in the history of the event. His name, like that of his father Mark Tate, will be etched on the perpetual Indiana Governor’s Cup trophy as a champion. Mark was the back-to-back regatta winner in 1995 and 1996.

  • Carroll competes at state trap...

    Carroll County High School competed in the 2017 Kentucky High School Clay Target State Meet June 10, at the Central Kentucky Gun Club in Berea, Ky. Kinley Huesman won first place in the varsity female category. Kameron Nab finished in the top 10 in the varsity male category. Nab and John Glauber both ran 25 straight at the state meet.

  • U-8 tournament champions