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Jacksonville St. beats Murray State, earns FCS playoff berth

Apr. 11, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Zion Webb passed for a touchdown and ran for two more to help Jacksonville State beat Murray State 28-14 on Sunday to win the Ohio Valley Conference regular-season title and clinch a berth in the FCS playoffs. Webb finished 17-of-28 passing for 239...

Kentucky man held on $1M bond in death of university student

Mar. 29, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man was being held on a $1 million bond on Monday in the shooting death of a Murray State University student whose car was taken to Georgia and back. Julius Sotomayor was being held in the Calloway County Jail on charges of murder, theft by...

Rice choreographs Murray St. past Tennessee State 35-13

Mar. 21, 2021 19:44 PM EDT

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Preston Rice threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for another and Murray State used the fourth quarter to pull away from Tennessee State in a 35-13 win on Sunday. Murray State entered the game with three straight wins to start the season for the...

Retired Paducah Sun city editor Ron Clark dead at 72

Mar. 18, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — Ron Clark, a former city editor at The Paducah Sun, has died, the newspaper said. He was 72. Clark, who also worked as a sports writer and regional editor at The Sun, died Tuesday in Mayfield. He was a graduate of Murray State...