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Tooth n' Nailed: Jones displays toughness in Graves' Superman Classic victory

Graves County junior guard Aaron Jones drives against a Carbondale defender in the second half of Saturday night's championship game in the Superman Classic at Metropolis, Ill.

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METROPOLIS, Ill. There are notable differences looking at Jacob Savage and Aaron Jones, with perhaps the most apparent being Savage measures 6-foot, 3-inches while Jones' tale of the tape is 5-10.

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Cardinals move into Sunday semifinals vs. Pilots

Alonzo Daniel gets up for a jumper in Saturday night's 76-20 win over CFS in the All "A" Classic at MHS Sports Arena. Daniel had 11 points in the win.

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Messenger Staff Report
Mayfield made quick work in its opener Saturday night in the First Region All "A" Classic tournament against Christian Fellowship.

The Cardinals (13-4) led by as much as 50 points in the third quarter and cruised throught the nightcap gam . . . more »


Kentucky hunters post 5th highest deer harvest

Kentucky deer hunters posted the fifth-highest harvest on record during the 2017-2018 seasons. The deer season was successful despite an outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease in sections of eastern Kentucky and a wicked cold snap during the late portion of the season.

KEVIN KELLY/Kentucky Afield magazine

BY KEVIN KELLY Kentucky Afield magazine
FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Looking at the total number of deer harvested by hunters in Kentucky during the 2017-18 season, it would appear nothing was out of the ordinary.
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Lady Cards survive, advance at All 'A'

Hickman County's Leigh Ann Jones (44) blocks a layup attempt from Mayfield's Lyndsey Looper but also makes contact in Saturday morning's All "A" Classic quarterfinal. The Lady Cardinals held on to win, 41-39, and advanced to today's 1 p.m. semifinal.

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By ERIC WALKER ewalker@mayfield-messenger.com
With the mission of tournament play being survive and advance, it was mission accomplished by Mayfield's girls basketball team Saturday.
The Lady Cardinals held off run after run . . . more »


Lady Eagles' offense, defense break Union by 37

Messenger Staff Report
MORGANFIELD, Ky. Graves County showed its offensive firepower Saturday with 60 points and its defensive capabilities against Union County by limiting the Bravettes to just 23 points including only two in the third quarter.

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Super Eagles

Pictured are the Graves County Eagle boys basketball team members following Saturday night's 60-56 win over Carbondale, Ill., to win the Superman Classic championship at Massac County High School in Metropolis. It was Graves' first such title. Also honored were players Ryan Mathis and Jordyn Naranjo to the all-tournament team. Naranjo was also named MVP.

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