National Sports News
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Quarterback Jalen Abston hands the ball to running back Brandon Martin.
Lebanon coach Chuck Gentry makes a point as quarterbacks Jalen Abston and Kaden (KK) West and assistant coach Sam Freeman look on.
Cumberland’s women’s golf team earned a top-10 finish in the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) all-scholar team GPA award.
Monday’s first day of high school football practice in full pads was warm, but not hot enough to drive teams indoors or to a later start. Lebanon sophomore wide receiver/defensive back Brice Njezic joins his teammates in taking some water during a break. The Blue Devils are scheduled to host…
Lebanon receiver Kemontez Logue makes a catch.
Former Lebanon football coach Sam Harp (right) was inducted into the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame last Saturday in Lexington. Harp, who coached the Blue Devils from 2013-16, led Danville to seven state championships in 10 title game appearances, going 326-106 before…
Line coach Eric Lawrence watches three Wildcats battle in a 2-on-1 blocking drill.
Wilson Central quarterback Cordell Cagle looks downfield before shifting his body into position to throw a pass.
NASHVILLE — Titans coach Mike Vrabel isn’t about to divulge the percentage of his players who have been vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus entering Wednesday’s start of training camp.
Running back Blake Hobbs completes a running drill.
Quarterback Brendan Demediuk hands off to Ethan Kimes.
Offensive coordinator Traye Aric tells a player to look at him.
TOKYO — Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title.
With temperatures and humidity soaring, Wilson Central’s first practice in full pads was moved inside the new indoor facility, marking the first time the full Wildcat team worked out on the 53-by-25-yard turf. Here, the Wildcats are stretching at the start of practice. Wilson Central will tr…
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Jalen Green bypassed college to get the jump on his professional career. The next step comes in Thursday’s NBA draft.
CLEVELAND — While riding his bike over a bridge across the Cuyahoga River near Progressive Field, Indians owner Paul Dolan rarely paid much attention to the eight giant stone figures that seem to guard the city.
While many athletes long for the gold, all real athletes know the true prize is the spirit of the competition. For about 40 participants on Saturday, the bocce ball courts at the Don Fox Community Park Annex in Lebanon offered that chance to compete for the first time since before the pandemic.
Golden Bear players who excelled in several categories such as weight room, team leadership, etc., line up for their picture. Teams across Tennessee put on full pads for the first time in 2021 yesterday.
Mt. Juliet’s offensive line and position coaches get ready for their group picture to be taken during Picture Day last Saturday morning. Teams across Tennessee put on full pads for the first time in 2021 yesterday. Other teams will have this annual preseason rite of passage in the coming day…
TOKYO — Michael Phelps was up in his broadcast seat, a mere observer rather than the driving force of U.S. swimming.
TOKYO — First, the sun. Now: the wind and the rain.
NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans will be missing a couple of key players acquired this offseason to fix their defense at the start of training camp.
Barring a dramatic change of direction, Texas and Oklahoma are moving toward taking the Red River Rivalry to the Southeastern Conference in a seismic shift that will have repercussions in college sports from coast to coast.
Cumberland men’s golf was named Golf Coaches’ Association of America academic national champions for posting the top grade-point average in the NAIA this past year, announced by the organization last Thursday.