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A 4-3 win decided in extra innings over Owensboro Catholic earned Lyon County baseball a trip to Lexington for the first time in school history. All 16 region winners battled it out last week to advance to the state semifinals with the Lyons of Region 2 facing off against Owensboro Catholic …

Both Whitley County and Lyon County have heart-warming stories of how they arrived at the state baseball semifinals in Lexington on Thursday. While both have had huge wins throughout the season making school history, at the end of the night only one could continue the story of their triumpha…

The saying, “Nobody better” from legendary coach Tony Ellis comes to mind when I think of the season Lyon County baseball had. Even McCracken County, a school with over 2,000 kids and huge talent pool going on to play college baseball, was run-ruled in just five short innings when facing Tri…

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Founders’ Day and a weeklong schedule of events leading to it will return on Aug. 28 after a year’s hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Atmos Energy is asking the Kentucky Public Service Commission for a 9.4% rate increase, which would raise revenue by $16.4 million a year.

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The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invite you to Kids’ Adventure Day on Saturday, July 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodlands Nature Station inside Land Between the Lakes, 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz. Admission for this event is $7 for adults, $5 for ages 5-17; free for ages 4 and younger.

Did you ever go blackberry picking when you were a kid? And then brought them home and your mother made a cobbler or put some in the freezer. Today, we are featuring blackberry recipes that will expand the use of the berry and maybe you might want to go blackberry picking again.

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CALVERT CITY — It began with a ball and dinner that attracted more than 240 at Kentucky Dam Village State Park Convention Center on Thursday evening. It closed with a rousing pyrotechnic display behind the Calvert City Civic Center on Sunday night — the Fourth of July.

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GRAND RIVERS — Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 1 in Hickory, family and friends turned out last Wednesday to pay homage to Eric Chrisman, a trooper who died in a collision with a semi while on duty on that date in 2015. He was 23.

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The Champions Giving Back fundraising event is nearing its close, and there are still many ways that people can contribute to benefit four local charities and the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

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LEXINGTON — In the semifinal round of the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament on Friday, Lyon County faced No. 1 ranked Louisville Trinity and kept the Shamrocks scoreless for the first four innings but ultimately fell, 10-3.

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LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons moved one step closer to the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament championship thanks to their 4-2 quarterfinal win over Whitley County at Legends Field on Thursday.

The first round to the 2nd Region tournament turned into a slugfest that only lasted three innings.

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After having to take it easy for much of the season, Jackson Shoulders topped the mound in a game that would go down in Lyon County school history.

An outstanding season concluded for the Lady Lyons in the second round of the 2nd Region tournament after a 2-0 loss to 12th-ranked Henderson County on June 6.

Senior pitcher Kaelyn Conger threw a 16-0 shutout against Livingston Central on her home field at Lee S. Jones ballpark on May 31 to claim the Fifth District championship title for her team one last time. Conger needed only four innings and 54 pitches to send the Cardinals home.

Lyon County Athletics and the Herald Ledger would like to congratulate the student-athletes for their hard work and dedication to the sport as well as in the classroom. In order to be named Academic All State First Team, a student-athlete must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.7…

Although in both previous outings, Lyon County cruised past the Crittenden County Rockets with little threat, that would not be the case in the Fifth District championship May 31. While the Lyons did eventually pull off the 9-8 win to claim the title of district champions, it wasn’t without …

A fourth-inning burst of 13 runs by the Lyon County Lady Lyons sealed the fate of the Trigg County Lady Wildcats during the Fifth District tournament May 31. Up until Kaelyn Conger’s two-run homer in the third inning tied the game up 2-2, the Lady Wildcats had led the game.

Brody Williams’ two run home run in the first inning kicked off Lyon County’s last regular season game Friday with a bang. The Lyons went on to end the game in just five innings, 15-5, on a 10-run mercy rule against Henderson County.

With Kaelyn Conger on the mound, the Lady Lyons made it look easy beating out 2A state champion Calloway County in a 10-2 victory May 25. Conger allowed just two runs over five hits in the seven-inning duel, striking out 13 batters while walking only one.

Aidan Rush and Brody Williams smacked back to back home runs in the first inning, setting the tone for an 8-4 win over the Murray Tigers on May 27.

Corey Cissell claimed his third pitching win of the season in an 8-1 victory over Union County. Cissell threw a mere 83 pitches adding eight strikeouts to his season stats.

A grand slam by Gracen Wynn in the top of the fourth inning sealed the fate of the Lady Tigers in Lyon County’s 15-8 win over Caldwell County on May 24. Wynn’s big hit came at just the right time, as Caldwell had just taken the lead, 6-5, in the bottom of the third.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion thanks to a single from eighth grader Lily Perry to topple Murray last Thursday. The game was tied 2-2 from the fourth inning on when Perry singled on a 2-2 count in the bottom of the seventh scoring the winning run in t…

Both teams were strong on the hill but McCracken County’s Ben Higdon proved to be just a tad bit stronger with the Mustangs squeaking past the Lyons in 2-1 victory Saturday. The top region match up ended with both teams managing just four hits. The two Lyon County errors were partly responsi…

Despite seeing its seven-run lead whittled down by the end, the Lady Lyons still managed to hold off Union County in a 12-11 road victory May 17.

After two straight losses, the Lady Lyons were back on top when it counted the most with a 13-7 win over Caldwell County. For as long as Lyon County and Caldwell County have been playing high school sports, there has been a border battle rivalry. Now that the two teams reside in different di…

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LEXINGTON — The Lyon County Lyons moved one step closer to the 2021 KHSAA State Baseball Tournament championship thanks to their 4-2 quarterfinal win over Whitley County at Legends Field on Thursday.

An outstanding season concluded for the Lady Lyons in the second round of the 2nd Region tournament after a 2-0 loss to 12th-ranked Henderson County on June 6.

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After having to take it easy for much of the season, Jackson Shoulders topped the mound in a game that would go down in Lyon County school history.

The first round to the 2nd Region tournament turned into a slugfest that only lasted three innings.

A fourth-inning burst of 13 runs by the Lyon County Lady Lyons sealed the fate of the Trigg County Lady Wildcats during the Fifth District tournament May 31. Up until Kaelyn Conger’s two-run homer in the third inning tied the game up 2-2, the Lady Wildcats had led the game.

Senior pitcher Kaelyn Conger threw a 16-0 shutout against Livingston Central on her home field at Lee S. Jones ballpark on May 31 to claim the Fifth District championship title for her team one last time. Conger needed only four innings and 54 pitches to send the Cardinals home.

Although in both previous outings, Lyon County cruised past the Crittenden County Rockets with little threat, that would not be the case in the Fifth District championship May 31. While the Lyons did eventually pull off the 9-8 win to claim the title of district champions, it wasn’t without …

Lyon County Athletics and the Herald Ledger would like to congratulate the student-athletes for their hard work and dedication to the sport as well as in the classroom. In order to be named Academic All State First Team, a student-athlete must maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.7…

Brody Williams’ two run home run in the first inning kicked off Lyon County’s last regular season game Friday with a bang. The Lyons went on to end the game in just five innings, 15-5, on a 10-run mercy rule against Henderson County.

A grand slam by Gracen Wynn in the top of the fourth inning sealed the fate of the Lady Tigers in Lyon County’s 15-8 win over Caldwell County on May 24. Wynn’s big hit came at just the right time, as Caldwell had just taken the lead, 6-5, in the bottom of the third.

Aidan Rush and Brody Williams smacked back to back home runs in the first inning, setting the tone for an 8-4 win over the Murray Tigers on May 27.

Corey Cissell claimed his third pitching win of the season in an 8-1 victory over Union County. Cissell threw a mere 83 pitches adding eight strikeouts to his season stats.

With Kaelyn Conger on the mound, the Lady Lyons made it look easy beating out 2A state champion Calloway County in a 10-2 victory May 25. Conger allowed just two runs over five hits in the seven-inning duel, striking out 13 batters while walking only one.

Despite seeing its seven-run lead whittled down by the end, the Lady Lyons still managed to hold off Union County in a 12-11 road victory May 17.

Both teams were strong on the hill but McCracken County’s Ben Higdon proved to be just a tad bit stronger with the Mustangs squeaking past the Lyons in 2-1 victory Saturday. The top region match up ended with both teams managing just four hits. The two Lyon County errors were partly responsi…

The Lyon County Lady Lyons took their game in dramatic walk-off fashion thanks to a single from eighth grader Lily Perry to topple Murray last Thursday. The game was tied 2-2 from the fourth inning on when Perry singled on a 2-2 count in the bottom of the seventh scoring the winning run in t…

While the Lady Lyons started off with a solid 3-0 lead in the first inning, it wasn’t enough to secure the win against No. 8 McCracken County last Tuesday.

Back to back home runs from Travis Yancy and Jackson Shoulders in the fifth inning gave the Lyons the final push they needed to end the game early on a mercy run rule, 13-3, against Livingston Central last Tuesday.

Six runs over four hits gave the Lady Lyons the extra push they needed in the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie and eventually secure the 7-4 win over Logan County on Saturday.

Despite a four-run deficit in the third inning, the Lady Lyons almost came all the way back, eventually falling 5-4 to Christian County on Saturday. Lyon County scored four runs in the failed comeback on Rachel Coursey getting hit by a pitch in the fourth, Sydney Melton’s single run homer in…

A late comeback was just that, a little bit too late for Lyon County in Saturday’s game against All A state champions Owensboro Catholic.

Lyon County baseball finally got the recognition it deserves as the No. 18 team in the state.

Aidan Rush pitched a complete game shutout last Monday night in a 10-0 win over the Union County Braves. Rush’s smooth moves on the mound paired with home runs from Jackson Shoulders and Gunnar Bingham ended the game in a mere five innings.

The Murray Tigers must have heard about that Jackson Shoulders boy and how he hit his sixth home run of the season the night before.

After two straight losses, the Lady Lyons were back on top when it counted the most with a 13-7 win over Caldwell County. For as long as Lyon County and Caldwell County have been playing high school sports, there has been a border battle rivalry. Now that the two teams reside in different di…

In what would be considered one of the biggest upsets of the season, Graves County put a 8-1 hurt on the Lady Lyons on the road last Thursday night. Just six days earlier, the Lyons held the Lady Eagles to a single run in a 4-1 victory with the home field advantage.

A Lyon County nine-game winning streak began and eventually ended with the No. 5 team in the state, as the McCracken County Mustangs topped Lyon 11-1 on Saturday. 

A Lyon County nine-game winning streak began and eventually ended with the No. 5 team in the state, as the McCracken County Mustangs topped Lyon 11-1 on Saturday.

Murray State signee Gunnar Bingham continued an impressive junior season for Lyon County, as his home run made the difference in a 5-3 win over Caldwell County on Friday.

Murray State signee Gunnar Bingham continued an impressive junior season for Lyon County, as his home run made the difference in a 5-3 win over Caldwell County on Friday.

Lyon County’s Austin Long pitched the first six of a seven inning 9-0 shutout win over the Calloway County Lakers Saturday afternoon. Eli Baker pitched the final inning.

Kaelyn Conger was back at it Friday night with her second near perfect game of the week in the circle as the Lady Lyons boast an 11-game winning streak after a 4-1 win over Graves County.

It only took Lyon County’s Brady Darnall and Corey Cissell five short innings to show Trigg County the way home in a 10-0 district win May 3.

Lyon County weathered a push by the Crittenden County Rockets in the first inning, where the Lyons coughed up three runs, but still managed to secure their fifth straight win, 11-5, Friday night.

It’s not often that a player hits three home runs in one game, but Jackson Shoulders did just that April 26 at the Trigg County Complex.

After their first game of the season ended with Christian County being mercy run-ruled in the third inning, Lyon County had a little stiffer competition this go around.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons looked strong on the field despite a very tiring weekend at the All “A” Classic, continuing a seven-game winning streak with an 8-3 triumph over the Trigg County Lady Wildcats April 26.

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After an empty scoreboard for four innings, the Lyon County Lady Lyons took and held the lead over the Livingston Central Lady Cardinals in a 5-3 victory April 27 to secure the top seed in the district.

The Lyon County Lady Lyons advanced to the championship game of the All “A” Classic after ousting the Raceland Lady Rams, who until taking on the Lady Lyons, were undefeated in the tournament. Hadlie Butler was clutch at the plate with ducks on the pond, driving in four runs on three hits to…

The Lyon County Lady Lyons had everything working last Monday, winning big over Crittenden County, 10-4. In the first inning, the Lady Lyons got their offense started with Calista Collins doubling on a 2-1 count, scoring one run.