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Long Time Coming: Lady Eagles earn first district title in 13 years

Graves County senior Nikki Gregory celebrates with her teammates as she lifts the Third District Volleyball Tournament trophy overhead following the Lady Eagles’ 3-1 win over Ballard Memorial.

JOSEPH "PEE WEE" PETTY/The Mayfield Messenger

Sports Editor

The third time was the charm for Graves County's volleyball team Monday night. It wasn't easy, but it was the charm.

After sweeping Ballard Memorial twice in the regular season by 3-0 margins, the Lady Eagles had to go four sets but . . . more »


Family is right call for 'Voice of the Eagles' Jackson

Joe “The Voice of the Eagles” Jackson has called more than 1,100 games in his time for Graves County. Friday night, he won’t be on the mic — instead, he’ll be with family.

ERIC WALKER/The Mayfield Messenger

Sports Editor

Graves County fans know Joe Jackson as "The Voice of the Eagles." But he also answers to another name: Dad.
By his estimation, Jackson has called 1,118 Graves County football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball games for Bristol . . . more »


Several GC harriers mark season best times

Messenger Staff Report
PADUCAH -- Graves County's Garrett Wilson ran a 17-minute, 15.96-second race for sixth place that led the Eagles Saturday at McCracken County's cross country meet.
Graves' boys' team finished fourth out of . . . more »


Graves blanked by champion McCracken in soccer regional

Messenger Staff Report
PADUCAH -- Once more, Graves County saw its soccer season end in the First Region Tournament at the hands (or feet) of McCracken County.
Monday, the defending region champion Mustangs drilled the Eagles, . . . more »


Sports Briefs

GCMS 7th-grade football advances in playoffs
Graves County Middle School's seventh-grade football team will face Bowling Green Saturday in the First Region Finals in the Kentucky Middle School Football Association playoffs. The . . . more »