Periods of intense rain and a big-play Trigg County offense put a damper on Webster County football homecoming Friday, as the visiting Wildcats took a 70-26 win in the Trojans’ 1st District opener.
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The Lady Trojans (3-10-1) soccer season came to an end on Monday night in a lopsided 10-0 loss to the defending region champions, Madisonville North Hopkins (15-5-1), on the Lady Maroons’ home pitch.
Webster County’s cross-country teams both ran in crowded fields Saturday at the Louisville Cross-Country Classic Invitational, with both boys and girls running well ahead of other local squads.
After a second COVID-19 forced forfeit last week, the Trojans are set to take the field this week in a rare Saturday afternoon football game, hosting a largely untested private school from middle Indiana.
Webster County shot three players in the boys 2nd Region Golf Tournament last Tuesday at the Henderson Country Club, but failed to post a full team result in the match that was eventually won by Madisonville-North Hopkins.
The Webster County Trojans split a pair of soccer matches last week before getting hit by COVID-19, which forced the cancelation of games on Monday, as well as tomorrow night and Saturday.
The Lady Trojans competed on Monday in the Regional Golf Tournament at the Madisonville Country Club. Webster County failed to field enough golfers for a team score, but were led by Natalee Little Page who posted a 107 for the day.
Webster County’s football team forfeited its second game of the season Thursday when Covid protocols forced the Trojans to vacate this Friday’s game at Union County. The match-up would have been both teams’ opener in 3A District 1 play.
Webster County’s girls cross-country team earned its third consecutive top finish, and saw two of its runners take podium finishes Saturday at the Arrowhead Invitational at Union County.
Webster County’s boys golf team had a very busy week, competing in three road matches and an 18-hole invitational. The Trojans got some solid individual scores as they near postseason.
Webster County’s girls cross-country team has worked its way into a prime position in the Second Region just over halfway through the season. After steady improvement through the first few meets, the Lady Trojans won their second consecutive team meet title Saturday at the Mustang Stampede i…
Throughout the season, Webster County has battled Madisonville-North Hopkins in every meet in which the teams have competed. Saturday’s Mustang Stampede in Greenville was no different, as the Trojans’ boys cross country team used its sixth scoring runner to defeat MNHHS for the meet title.
On a night when Webster County’s football team used clock management to great success, explosive plays from visiting Eminence made the difference in a 68-30 loss that was much closer through the first three quarters.
Madisonville-North Hopkins’ boys soccer team is consistently one of the best in the state of Kentucky. Webster County found themselves facing off against the Second Region leaders Thursday night in Madisonville, and came home with a 10-0 loss to the juggernaut.
The Webster County girls’ soccer team claimed its second win of the season last Tuesday in Dixon, posting a hard-nosed 3-0 victory over visiting McLean County in a mostly defensive battle.
Trevor Baker took the top podium spot Saturday, and Webster County’s boys cross-country team took 2nd place at the McCracken County Cross-Country Invitational in Paducah.
Midseason tournaments are always good warm-ups for teams looking ahead to the postseason. Webster County’s boys soccer team got that opportunity last week in the Class 2A Sectional, where they finished as runners-up.
It was a rough week for the short-handed Webster County girls soccer team, as the Lady Trojans fell to Calloway County in the Class 2A Sectional Tuesday, Sept. 7, and to Lyon County on the road Thursday.
Webster County’s girls cross country team placed four of its five scorers in the top 10 to dominate the field Saturday in the McCracken County Cross Country Invitational in Paducah.
Every football team in Kentucky gets one bye week during the season. Unfortunately, in just the first few weeks of 2021, a large number of schools have dealt with a week off they didn’t plan on or want.
Webster County’s girls cross-country team fell just short of another podium finish Saturday, trailing 3rd place by only five points at the Owensboro Invitational at Yellow Creek Park.
Lyon County’s girls soccer team is one of the front runners in the competition for the Second Region crown this season. The Lady Lyons’ 8-1-1 record leads the pack at the midway point of the season, and they have outscored their opponents 62-12 in those ten matches.
Trevor Baker posted his second medalist finish of the 2021 season, and led Webster County’s boys cross-country team to its second consecutive meet win Saturday at the Owensboro Invitational at Yellow Creek Park.
Crittenden County’s football team got an extra week’s rest they weren’t expecting. And when they opened the season Friday night, hosting Webster County, it seemed they weren’t happy about the break.
Webster County’s girls cross-country team placed three runners in the top ten overall Saturday, and claimed second place as a team in the Maroon Classic Saturday at Madisonville-North Hopkins.
Webster County’s boys soccer team was finally able to start a match with every player eligible Saturday, and showed that other teams had better bring their best game when facing the Trojans.
Webster County’s boys cross country team placed three runners in the top ten in scoring, and all five scorers in the top 15 scorers to dominate the Maroon Classic Saturday at Madisonville-North Hopkins.
Webster County’s boys golf team claimed the top spot in a tri-match Aug. 16. The Trojans hosted second region foes Union County and Hopkins County Central at Providence Municipal Golf Course.
Webster County’s girls cross-country team ran against an 11-team field, packed with 117 individual runners Saturday in the annual Kentucky-Indiana Border Clash held in Owensboro. The Lady Trojans ended the day in third place among Kentucky teams, and eighth place overall.
Experience matters in the game of football, and that was what tipped the scales Friday night in Dixon. Hopkins County Central came in with a large roster that was top-heavy with upperclassmen, including 16 seniors. All of that translated to a 47-9 victory in the 2021 opener for them and host…
Every high school in Kentucky came into the 2021-22 year knowing that sports were going to be facing another year of strict restrictions due to COVID-19. The protocols are just as much a part of the season now as practice and film day.
The Sebree Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 41st annual Firecracker Run on Saturday, July 3 at the Sebree Springs Park. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. with activities beginning at 7:00 a.m. A men’s and women’s 10K run will kick off at 7:30 a.m. with a 5K later that morning at 9:00 a.m.
The (5-22) Webster County Lady Trojans softball team finished up their season by taking on the (17-14) Union County Bravettes last Thursday night on the road in Morganfield in the 6th District Semifinal game.
Former Webster County Trojan basketball player Cameron Brown, also a former sports radio broadcaster and a sports reporter for The Journal-Enterprise, has started the next phase of his career after stepping into an assistant basketball coaching position with the Trigg County girls last week.
Karlie Keeney’s career as one of the most successful Lady Trojans softball players ended in a 2-1 loss to Lyon County in the semi-finals of the Region 2 tournament, but by then she already had her eye on the next stage of her career, pitching for the Liberty University Flames, an up and comi…
Despite taking a 2-0 lead in the first inning of the 6th District Tournament on Monday night, the Webster County Trojans were unable to hold on, falling 5-2 to the Union County Braves in what would be their final game of the season.
One would be hard pressed to be a Webster County High School sports fan and not know the name Mickey Blue. After being a standout basketball and baseball player for the Trojans, he went on to spend many years as the radio voice of Webster County sports, calling basketball, baseball and softb…
Webster County had a busy week, getting in six baseball games in just seven days, with two others scheduled for just after press time on Tuesday evening. The Trojans picked up two wins to advance their record to 11-19 on the season, but committed a notable 23 errors through those six games.