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8th-grader Gloyd tosses 2-hit win for Cards

Ben Gloyd gets things started in the first inning against a St. Mary batter with his toss to Mayfield catcher Colin Price on Friday. Gloyd threw a two-hitter in the 6-0 victory.

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By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
PADUCAH -- It was a big day for Mayfield pitcher Ben Gloyd. In his first start of the season, the eighth-grader pitched a two-hit shutout Friday at St. Mary, 6-0, while aided by . . . more »


Players step up in Eagle Classic romps

After cradling a sharp grounder, Graves County shortstop Lane Howell throws to first base on the run to beat out an oncoming Todd County Central runner in Saturday's first game at the Eagle Classic.

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Graves County's Eagle Classic has provided an opportunity for younger players to step up and show their worth. Mitchell O'Neill was one more who did just that.
The junior starting pitcher went the distance . . . more »


Graves splits series with win over Hoptown

Staff Report
CADIZ -- Graves County split its four-game series at the Trigg County Lady Cat Invitational Saturday afternoon when the Lady Eagles shut out Hopkinsville 15-0 in three innings.
Alyssa Goree pitched the two-hitter . . . more »


High School Tennis

Graves County at Calloway County
Eagles 6, Lakers 3
Singles: Brady Ellegood (GC) def. Logan Eastwood, 8-6; Jaron Hale (GC) def. Juan Valderruten, 8-2; Isaac Carrico (GC) def. Marshall Thompson, 8-5; Matthew Whitaker (GC) def. Tanner Hicks, 8-5 . . . more »


Hard work leads Flores to KWC

Mayfield senior David Flores (seated right) signed Friday to play soccer at Kentucky Wesleyan College. Shown with Flores is his mother, Margarita Flores (seated), and Cardinals assistant coach Sergio Blanco, head coach Luis Fabian, and Pumas coach Gerardo Herrera.


Mayfield head soccer coach Luis Fabian Jr. credits all the accolades senior David Flores has earned over the past four-plus years to hard work.
Friday, that hard work earned Flores one more accolade when he . . . more »


Upcoming Eagles experience signing day

Graves County Middle School football players participated in a mock "signing day" Saturday as they prepare to join the Graves County High School Eagles this fall.

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Staff Report
Graves County offered a "signing day" experience Saturday for a number of upcoming middle school football players, who will join the high school gridiron ranks this fall.
With family and Eagles head coach Lance Gregory on hand, 27 eighth-gr . . . more »


High School Track & Field

Calloway County Quad Meet
At Calloway County High School
Boys 4x800M Relay: 2. Mayfield, 8:59.02.
Boys 110M Hurdles: 2. Malcom West (GC), 20.98; 3. Race Richa . . . more »


Graves' Richards making memories on the diamond

Graves County junior catcher Brandon Richards waits for the pitch from Lane Howell between innings during Tuesday's doubleheader at Ballard Memorial.

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Graves County's Brandon Richards is this week's Brown Funeral Homes profiled player. The junior is a catcher for the Eagles baseball team and also a member of the GCHS national championship co-ed cheer team.
Richards shared with Mayfield Messenger sports . . . more »


High School Tennis

Special to the Messenger
Graves County 6, McCracken County 3
Singles: Brady Ellegood (GC) def. Ty Crabtree, 9-7; Ethan Walker (MC) def. Jaron Hale, 8-5; Isaac Carrico (GC) def. Conner McIntosh, 8-0; Matthew Whitaker (GC) def. Cameron Wr . . . more »