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Pirates rout Southwestern 31-7 in season opener | Special Sections  Williamson Daily News

SOMERSET, Ky. — The Class 3A No. 2 ranked Belfry Pirates started the 2019 season off with a bang on Friday night as they traveled to Somerset and defeated ...

No. 2 Belfry opens 2019 season in Don Franklin Bowl  Williamson Daily News

SOMERSET, Ky. - The Belfry Pirates will be taking a lengthy road trip this Friday to kick off the start of the 2019 regular season as they will play Southwestern in ...

36 Blitz: Southwestern Warriors - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

SOMERSET, KY (WTVQ) – It's new era out at Southwestern High School. After five seasons under Head Coach Larry French, Jason Foley has taken over.

Local bands ready for another season of high notes in competition  Commonwealth Journal's History

As football and soccer teams prepare for the fall sports seasons, the county's marching bands are also prepared to enter the field competition.

Southwestern teacher making statewide impact | Lifestyles  Commonwealth Journal's History

A Southwestern High School teacher continues to rack up accolades for her work in her community and across the state.

Georgetown Tigers add seven to 2019-20 roster  Victory Sports Network

Georgetown College women's basketball coach James Jackson announced the additions of Kallie Sheron (Somerset, Ky.), Maddie Burcham (Hebron, Ky.) ...

Southwestern wins first-ever girls basketball regional crown  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern High School Lady Warriors claimed the program's first-ever regional title with a 68-54 victory over Casey County in the regional finals at ...

296 seniors graduate from SWHS  Commonwealth Journal's History

Southwestern High School's gym was packed wall to wall with families and friends eager see their special senior cross the stage toward that diploma.A total of ...

Jason Foley named the new Warrior football coach  Commonwealth Journal's History

Jason Foley is headed back to the Pulaski County area.

Pulaski and Southwestern dominate District 7 awards | Local Sports  Commonwealth Journal's History

Both Pulaski County High School and Southwestern High School had great football seasons and the two local teams were awarded handsomely in the Class 5A ...

Pulaski County tennis teams edge out Southwestern | Local Sports  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Pulaski County High School tennis teams pulled off two narrow wins over Southwestern High School on Tuesday night. The Maroons downed the Warriors ...

Former Southwestern girls basketball coach Tim Rice dies in car wreck  Commonwealth Journal's History

Former Southwestern High School girls basketball coach Tim Rice was killed in a car wreck earlier this morning. Rice coached the Southwestern girls basketball ...

Southwestern destroys North Laurel to advance to Final Four  Commonwealth Journal's History

LEXINGTON - The Southwestern High School girls basketball team punched their ticket to the Final Four with their red hot shooting from the three-point arc on ...

Local teams start weekend play in 12th Region Tournament  Commonwealth Journal's History

After nearly three months of baseball and softball regular-season play, the real season kicks off on Saturday in 12th Region Tournament play.

309 seniors graduate in the Southwestern High School Class of 2018  Commonwealth Journal's History

It's been 25 years since Southwestern High School held its first commencement ceremony.

Our Great Year in Sports  Commonwealth Journal's History

There have many great and defining moments in the local sports scene over the years, but none could rival the overall success - in Kentucky High School ...

Southwestern finishes as state runner-ups  Commonwealth Journal's History

LEXINGTON — It may not have been the ending that they wanted, but Southwestern will bring a state runner-up trophy back to Somerset.The Southwestern Lady ...

Pulaski boys, Pulaski girls and Lady Warriors win at M&W Classic  Commonwealth Journal's History

Lady Warriors trounce Shelby Valley 69-36. The first game of the M&W Classic at Southwestern High School on Wednesday evening featured the Lady Warriors ...

Southwestern will play for state championship after beating Male  Commonwealth Journal's History

LEXINGTON - After trailing going into the final quarter, Southwestern went on a 13-0 run to take control of the game and beat Male 52-42 to advance to the Girls.

A Perfect Farewell  Commonwealth Journal's History

Lady Warrior Coach Stephen Butcher takes his perfect 48th District career record into his final Girls 12th Region Tournament. By Steve Cornelius.

Warrior coach Larry French has asked for time off  Commonwealth Journal's History

After coaching five seasons for the Southwestern High School football team, veteran coach Larry French announced Tuesday he would be taking some time off ...

Lady Warriors' Foundation of Four  Commonwealth Journal's History

The number four symbolizes building a strong foundation.

Steve Wright named coach at Montgomery County  Commonwealth Journal's History

Wright led Southwestern to a region crown in 2012, and led South Laurel to the state championship in 2005. By Les Dixon. CNHI News *Service*. May 10, 2019.

Southwestern wins district title over Cardinals | Sports |  Commonwealth Journal's History

STEARNS -- Southwestern came into last night's 48th District Championship contest with a lot on the line.

French leaving Southwestern, offered job at Middlesboro  WKYT

Larry French has resigned at Southwestern High School and has been offered the head coaching job at Middlesboro.

Somerset's attempt to renew SHS-SW sports rivalry fails  Commonwealth Journal's History

We are still weeks away from the first high school football kick-off or the first high school soccer goal kick, but already shots are being fired across town between ...

Kade Grundy named Player of the Year  Commonwealth Journal's History

The school year of 2018-2019 was a great year in the local area for baseball with Somerset High School winning the 12th Region title and Southwestern High ...

Davidson takes 2019 Miss Teen Pulaski Fair crown  Commonwealth Journal's History

The hometown girl made good Tuesday night with 15-year-old Aslynn Bailey Davidson taking the 2019 Miss Teen Pulaski County Fair crown.

SWHS custodian perishes from injuries suffered in accident  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern High School custodian who was hit by a car at the end of school Wednesday has died as a result of his injuries.

BASEBALL: Alex Eaton steps down as Warriors' coach to take AD position

For almost his entire life, Alex Eaton has been a part of the game of baseball.On Wednesday night, that all changed.

Chris Baker named Coach of the Year | Local Sports  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern Warriors boys' basketball team pulled off one of the better postseason runs in 12th Region history this past spring, upsetting three tourney ...

FOOTBALL: JP Vaught looking for a big senior season

JP Vaught set the tone for his high school football career the first time he touched the ball.

School Spirit abound at Southwestern  Commonwealth Journal's History

Heading into the 2017-18 school year, Southwestern High School principal Danita Ellis was excited about the upcoming celebration of the school's 25th ...

TENNIS: Pulaski sweeps Southwestern in cross-town tennis duels  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern High School tennis teams and the Pulaski County High School tennis teams gave new meaning to the term 'cross-town rivalry' on Friday ...

Pulaski's Wiley Cain named Player of the Year  Commonwealth Journal's History

The local high school football fans got a treat this past fall, as all three local gridiron programs had extraordinary seasons. All three teams played in a regional ...

Cook ready for job as assistant superintendent for Pulaski Co. School District  Commonwealth Journal's History

A familiar face can be seen around the halls of Pulaski County Schools' central office.

Riley Hull named top player in county  Commonwealth Journal's History

To say that Pulaski County High School sophomore Riley Hull had a good year would be an understatement. Riley Hull had a phenomenal year.

FOOTBALL: Listen to live streaming broadcasts tonight

Tonight's Pulaski County High School and Southwestern High School football games can be heard live online at

Somerset athlete chosen to compete on 'American Ninja Warrior'  Commonwealth Journal's History

Is Pulaski County home to the next American Ninja Warrior?

SOFTBALL: Southwestern overtakes Lady Patriots

Trailing 4-3 going into the home half of the sixth inning, the Southwestern High School Lady Warriors needed some big hits.And they got just that, thanks to ...

Pulaski Schools cap off year with livestream

Live, from the gym ... it's graduation! You don't have to go through the hassle of finding a parking place and cramming into bleachers in a stuffy gymnasium this ...

Commonwealth Journal will live broadcast football games

As the digital age has now become the norm in today's society, the local Commonwealth Journal newspaper continues to evolve in the way it reports the news in ...

Somerwoods to honor Somerset Dunbar basketball players Friday  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern High School Lady Warriors almost became Pulaski County's latest state championships on the high school hardwood this past weekend.

SWHS FBLA brings home two national awards  Commonwealth Journal's History

For the third time in four years, Southwestern High School's chapter of FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) has placed nationally at the organization's ...

FOOTBALL: Warrior domination in 1st-round win

Within the game's first two minutes, it was evident that it was going to be a big night for the home standing Southwestern Warriors against Perry County Central.

Somerset wins 12th Region baseball title  Commonwealth Journal's History

Somerset High School senior Chance Stayton hit a two-RBI triple to the right corner wall to vault the Briar Jumpers into a 10-9 lead over the Danville Admirals, ...

SOCCER: Warriors advance after 2nd half surge

Just 17 days ago, the Southwestern High School boys soccer team suffered a 5-0 drubbing at the hands of Boyle County High School.Monday night in the ...

Steve Wallace resigns as Somerset boys soccer coach  Commonwealth Journal's History

After 19 years of coaching boys high school soccer at Somerset High School, Steve Wallace has resigned his position.

Warriors fall to Casey County again  Commonwealth Journal's History

For the second time this season, the Casey County Rebels got the best of the Southwestern Warriors.

Shopville ranked 11th in state in accountability testing  Commonwealth Journal's History

As Kentucky transitions to a new accountability model, schools too are having to adjust.

Sheriff's deputy injured in Wednesday night wreck  Commonwealth Journal's History

A Pulaski County Sheriff's Office deputy is recovering after being significantly injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday night.

Proficiency ratings released for local schools  Commonwealth Journal's History

The ending of summer brings back many things each year: The changing of colors in the leaves. Cooler temperatures. And school test scores and proficiency ...

Frank Crabtree, Jr. is new Burnside Tourism Director  Commonwealth Journal's History

Burnside Tourism has a new friendly face. Frank Crabtree, Jr., has been chosen as the new Tourism Director for the City of Burnside, stepping into the shoes ...

Drew Sawyers fulfills dream of signing with a DI college  Commonwealth Journal's History

Drew Sawyers always dreamed of maybe one day of playing Division I college football. Playing in his yard he might of dreamed running the ball for a touchdown ...

Teen walked away after car was hit by deputy responding to call  Commonwealth Journal's History

Julie Perry calls it a miracle. Perry was at home around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night waiting up for her son to get home when she got the call that every parent ...

The Maroons are covered in Mud | Local Sports  Commonwealth Journal's History

Pulaski County High School junior receiver Jake Sloan leads the state in reception yardage, senior quarterback Wiley Cain leads the state in passing yardage, ...

Tigers bring back college basketball to Somerset  Commonwealth Journal's History

For nearly 40 years the Pulaski County area has been with a college basketball team, but this past spring the local Campbellsville University Somerset would be ...

VIDEO: Brayden Sims' game-winning tip in to down Lincoln County  Commonwealth Journal's History

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Warrior Tanner McBryde signs with Lindsey Wilson  Commonwealth Journal's History

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TRACK: JP Vaught looking to defend his two state sprint titles  Commonwealth Journal's History

For the past two state track meets, Southwestern High School's JP Vaught has been the 'pursuer'.But after annihilating the 2017 Class AAA state meet fields in ...

VIDEO: Drew Sawyers is doing it all for Warriors  Commonwealth Journal's History

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Caldwell takes crown at Miss Kentucky Teen America pageant  Commonwealth Journal's History

Chesnie Caldwell didn't give up. And because of that, she has earned her crown.

Warrior coach Chris Baker has paid his dues  Commonwealth Journal's History

When talking about his basketball team — the 2018 12th Regional champions — Southwestern head coach Chris Baker affectionately refers to his team as 'The ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Warriors roll to another big win over Pulaski, 63-37  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern Lady Warriors showed absolute dominance with a 63-37 win over the Pulaski County Lady Maroons Friday night at the PCHS gym.

BOYS SOCCER: Southwestern blanks Pulaski County, 4-0  Commonwealth Journal's History

Heading into their cross-town showdown on Monday night at The Plains, homestanding Southwestern and Pulaski County were two clubs headed in opposite ...

SWHS FBLA takes home 2nd national award  Commonwealth Journal's History

For the second year in a row, Southwestern High School's chapter of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) has brought home a national award from the ...

'Super Fan' Ed Barnes takes Warrior Pride to a new level  Commonwealth Journal's History

Behind every great team, there is usually a strong support system of people working behind the scenes for the betterment of the program.When the ...

Pulaski's Morgan Ruckel wins NASP national archery title  Commonwealth Journal's History

In less than two weeks, Pulaski County High School freshman Morgan Ruckel pulled off the 'Archery Grand Slam' with his individual state championship win in ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Southwestern coach Steve Wright resigns  Commonwealth Journal's History

After five years on the Warrior bench, Southwestern High School boys basketball head coach Steve Wright has resigned.Wright informed his players of his ...

Girdler in as SPEDA president  Commonwealth Journal's History

Chris Girdler is officially the CEO/President of the fledgling Somerset Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA).

BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors win Region on Logan Dykes' last-second steal and score  Commonwealth Journal's History

The Southwestern Warriors came into the 2018 Boys' 12th Region Tournament looking to spoil the party, and that is exactly what they did.After pulling off big ...

SOFTBALL: Lady Warriors dominate district tourney

MONTICELLO – When Southwestern softball head coach Jarrod Sumner boarded the bus to head to Wayne County yesterday afternoon, he knew that his Lady ...

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Warriors sweep Pulaski, 3-0  Commonwealth Journal's History

A huge crowd was on hand Tuesday night, September 19th, at the Southwestern High School gym as the Lady Warrior Volleyball team hosted their cross-town ...

Flynn new principal at Oak Hill Elementary  Commonwealth Journal's History

Mark Flynn is entering a new world of sorts. The new principal at Oak Hill Elementary School has worked primary with high school students — having taught ...

Baseball, Softball Regional Scores and Highlights  LEX18 Lexington KY News

Scores and highlights from 10th-12th Regions for baseball and softball.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Peyton Gover honored as one of the best players in the state  Commonwealth Journal's History

On the hardwood, Southwestern High School senior basketball standout Peyton Gover has always thrived on competing against the best competition in the state ...

Qzone spices up Somerset with the flavors of India  Commonwealth Journal's History

For the most part, Qzone seems like a quality but otherwise unremarkable gas station and convenience store. It is operated by Indian-Americans, but that is not ...

'Experience the Arts' fair to be held May 11 at Carnegie Center  Commonwealth Journal's History

Experience fun. Experience downtown Somerset. Experience the arts.

BOYS BASKETBALL: Southwestern nips Somerset, 81-77  Commonwealth Journal's History

On paper, it was a game that was a mismatch.On the hardwood, it was an instant classic.Tuesday night at The Wigwam at Southwestern, the 9-0 Warriors were a ...

FOOTBALL: Southwestern runs by Madison Central, 24-15  Commonwealth Journal's History

BEREA – For the first time this season, the Southwestern Warriors faced some adversity.For the first time this season, Larry French's club found itself behind in a ...

'Pirates of Penzance' sails into Somerset  Commonwealth Journal's History

Ahoy, maties! "Pirates of Penzance" is on the horizon!

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Lady Warriors win sixth straight district crown  Commonwealth Journal's History

MONTICELLO – Stephen Butcher's Southwestern Lady Warriors captured their sixth consecutive 48th District Tournament Championship on February 22nd as ...

Local photographers team up to capture human experience with Studio 606  Commonwealth Journal's History

The great Walt Disney once said that "pictures still speak the most universally understood language."

On the Gogh: Local woman makes car a work of art  Commonwealth Journal's History

Look at that car go -- and look at that Van Gogh. Somerset certainly has its assortment of interesting automobiles that one sees around town -- from the car with ...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Warriors' 'Miracle Run' ends in Sweet 16  Commonwealth Journal's History

LEXINGTON – The first quarter couldn't have gone any better for Southwestern.The second period, unfortunately, couldn't have gone any worse for the Warriors.

MMF family comes back together for year 26  Commonwealth Journal's History

Master Musicians Festival, like most things, evolves. It is no longer merely an outdoor concert.

Remembering our heroes at Mill Springs National Cemetery  Commonwealth Journal's History

CORRECTION 5/28/19: The Commonwealth Journal erroneously referred to a lodge to be constructed for the families of veterans hospitalized at VA facilities in ...

Coach Dale Anderson sentenced to 10 years  Commonwealth Journal's History

It was an excruciating blow for former Southwestern football coach Dale Anderson when he was found guilty last month of a crime he insists he did not commit.

FOOTBALL: Southwestern drops 1st game of the year in 48-16 loss to Henry Clay  Commonwealth Journal's History

After a 3-0 start to begin the 2017 football season, the Southwestern Warriors came crashing back down to Earth with an emphatic thud last night, losing to a ...

Billboard on Ky. 914 spreads message of hope to drug addicts  Commonwealth Journal's History

Motorists traveling Ky. 914 may have seen a new billboard across from the Lake Cumberland Flea Market, near the intersection with U.S. 27. The billboard was ...

Campbellsville Somerset falls at the buzzer  Commonwealth Journal's History

It had been a long tough haul on the road for the start-up Campbellsville University Somerset mens basketball team, as they had dropped their first six games of ...

Pulaski teacher's aide charged with raping teen  WYMT News

SOMERSET, Ky. (WYMT) - A former southern Kentucky elementary school employee is in jail accused of having a sexual relationship with a teenager.

LIGHTING UP THE LAKE  Commonwealth Journal's History

Nothing like fireworks to put the "burn" in Burnside. July 4 might have actually been this past Thursday, but the weekend in Pulaski County was filled with plenty ...

Richardson to lead Pulaski schools  Commonwealth Journal's History

Patrick Richardson is moving up to the head of the class.

Southwestern, PCHS boys finish 1-2 at weekend's Warrior Invitational  Commonwealth Journal's History

In their opening meet of the 2017 track and field season, the Southwestern Warriors ran away from the competition to win their own Southwestern Warrior ...

Midway's Ashlee Simpson garners honors from River States  Commonwealth Journal's History

MIDWAY, Ky. -- It was announced at the River States Conference Volleyball Tournament in Kokomo, Indiana the 2018 All-River States Conference Volleyball ...

FOOTBALL: Ermina Ramic making school history on the football field  Commonwealth Journal's History

The fall sports season has been a super busy time for Southwestern High School senior Ermina Ramic.However, it wasn't planned to be that way.When Ramic ...

Anderson released on shock probation  Commonwealth Journal's History

The next steps for former Southwestern football coach Dale Anderson may not be clear, but what is certain is that those steps will be taken outside of prison.

Local students participate in annual Mathematics Contest hosted by UC – The News Journal  The News Journal

More than 125 students from 12 local middle and high schools recently participated in the annual Mathematics Contest hosted by the University of the ...

Serendipity at the Orange Door has a new home — one door down  Commonwealth Journal's History

The famous orange door is now one door over from where it used to be.

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