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PADUCAH -- For the second time in as many weeks, McCracken County needed some late heroics against Graves County when, on Tuesday night, the Lady Mustangs erased a four-run deficit and topped the Lady Eagles 5-4 in eight innings at Baptist Health Field in Paducah.

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Less than 24 hours after producing 14 hits and 11 runs against Mayfield, Graves County eked out a 2-0 win over the Cardinals Tuesday afternoon.

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Graves County did a ton of damage in the top of the first inning Monday, jumping out to a 14-0 lead on crosstown and Third District rival Mayfield.

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DALLAS (AP) — John Klingberg scored from the left circle 17:02 into overtime and the Dallas Stars beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 to wrap up their first-round Western Conference playoff series in six games.

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The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to Monday night’s series opener with Milwaukee that they have placed right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha (left knee patellar tendinitis) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to April 19, and recalled infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson from Memphis (AAA).

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PADUCAH – Mayfield senior Barrett Henley exerted his dominance over track and field once more Saturday. Already a state shot put champion with 16 straight wins in that event, he now has established a new school discus record.

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With the annual Eagle Open fundraiser for Graves County’s tennis program falling on Easter weekend this year, coach Chuck Whitnell had a difficult decision on his hands about possibly changing the date.

Morgan Cruce is a man in motion. At a recent spring football practice, the new Graves County head football coach was running around from the middle linebacker spot as players were working on receiving drills.

Tennis doesn’t get that much play, in the paper or on TV. I run the results of matches, provided by the coaches, and occasionally will run a photo or two of a match each week during the course of the season.

Just a few years ago, Mayfield football coach Joe Morris looked at running back Kent Trey Matthews and began trying to figure out where the freshman would fit in his state championship lineup.

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LEXINGTON ­-- As the Kentucky men's basketball team bids farewell to one high-impact graduate transfer in Reid Travis, the Wildcats will welcome a new one in Bucknell transfer Nate Sestina, who has officially joined the UK roster for the 2019-20 season.

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NASHVILLE -- The Titans open the 2019 season on the road against the resurgent Cleveland Browns.

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La CENTER – A day after posting a 12-run shutout on Ballard Memorial, Graves County did a repeat performance against the Bombers, 17-0, in a Third District rematch Wednesday.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Michael Wacha effectively cooled off NL MVP Christian Yelich, and the St. Louis Cardinals finally broke through against the reigning division champs.

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It had been less than a week since Graves County combined for 29 runs in its opening games of the Dinger Wood Bat Classic. But to coach Andy Ford, it seemed more like a lifetime ago.

After suffering a 16-0 shutout at St. Mary, Mayfield kept things closer Tuesday but still fell short and dropped its fourth game in a row, 3-2.

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to today’s series finale in Milwaukee that they have placed outfielder Harrison Bader (right hamstring strain) on the 10-day Injured List, retroactive to April 14, and recalled rookie outfielder Lane Thomas from Memphis (AAA).

The St. Louis Cardinals announced prior to Monday night’s series opener in Milwaukee that the team has recalled infielder/outfielder Drew Robinson from Triple-A Memphis and optioned right-handed pitcher Giovanny Gallegos to the Redbirds.

Mayfield concluded its successful 2018-19 boys’ basketball season Sunday with its awards ceremony at Mayfield High School. A large crowd on hand cerebrated the Cardinals’ Third District and First Region championships and said farewell to retiring head coach Chris Guhy.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — They crowded hundreds deep around the 18th green, roaring when those lucky enough to be in front signaled the first sight of Tiger Woods in his familiar red coming up the fairway.

MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — For Marcell Ozuna, the atmosphere in the Estadio de Beisbol de Monterrey made it feel like a home game. Not in St. Louis, but back in the Dominican Republic.

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DRAFFENVILLE -- Trailing Caldwell County, Carson Travis hit a bases-clearing, game-winning double in the fourth inning Saturday during the Marshall County Slugfest to help hit the brakes on a six-game losing streak for Graves County, 3-2.

Graves County got a quick three runs in the first inning Saturday of the Dinger Wooden Bat Classic, but saw that soon disappear with eight runs scored by St. Louis University High School in a 13-4 win over the Eagles.

Lake County, Tennessee, finished strong against Mayfield in the Dinger Wooden Bat Classic Friday afternoon for a 13-3 win in five innings.

MURRAY – Mayfield boys finished second and the girls track team was third at the Murray All-Comers track and field meet Tuesday at Murray High School.

CHICAGO -- Jose Quintana struck out 11 in seven innings of four-hit ball and the Chicago Cubs blanked the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Thursday night.