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Cardinals win 3OT thriller for 3rd District crown

Mayfield's bench erupts after a missed last-second 3-point attempt from Graves County sealed the Cardinales' 3 overtime win Thursday night.

JOSEPH "PEE WEE" PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger


Death, taxes and down-to-the-wire Mayfield and Graves County Third District championship games.

All of these are certainties in this world. Thursday was testament to that.

This "Battle of the Birds" went through t . . . more »


Graves takes first in own tournament

Staff Report
Graves County placed first in its own archery tournament Saturday, plus set a record team score.
At the Valentine Tournament, the Eagle archers shot a combined team 3,352 and defeated one of the region and state's . . . more »


Sports keeps Thomas busy

Mayfield's Desiree Thomas (14) gathers the ball with a threat from a Ballard Memorial player behind in a game earlier this month. Thomas is a multi-sport player who also competes in volleyball and softball.

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Mayfield junior Desiree Thomas is this week's Brown Funeral Homes Player Profile student-athlete. Dawson is a forward/center for the Lady Cardinals with an average of three points a game and nearly four rebounds.
Thomas shared . . . more »


Royals aiming for 4A hoops crown

Northside Baptist Christian junior Jed Myskowski (20) goes for a lay up while surrounded by a group of Heritage players during a recent game. Northside won the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association 2A state championship last year and will compete for the 4A title this weekend.

WILLARD JONES/Jones Photography

By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
For the third straight year, Northside Baptist's boys basketball teams will head back to the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association state tournament this weekend after winning . . . more »