Tyler Mansfield joined The Sporting Times in September of 2016 as a staff writer. He has been the senior writer since August of 2017.

Tyler is a junior at Western Kentucky University, majoring in News-Editorial Journalism and minoring in Marketing.

Warren East caps 2018 softball season as state runner-up

OWENSBORO — The 2018 high school softball season is one Warren East won’t soon forget about. District 14 champions. Region 4 champions. And now a runner-up finish on Kentucky’s biggest stage — the Ow...

Lady Raiders battle past Butler, advance to state championship

OWENSBORO — Just when it seemed that Warren East would soon be packing its bags and heading back to Bowling Green, everything changed.  Facing a 3-0, fifth-inning deficit to Butler in the final game...

Lady Raiders beat Central Hardin, advance in state softball tournament

OWENSBORO — One thing Warren East has done particularly well this postseason is not letting itself get rattled by early deficits.  The Lady Raiders trailed South Warren, 5-2, in the Region 4 champion...

Lady Raiders knock off undefeated East Carter, advance in winner's bracket

OWENSBORO -- After dropping a 2-1 decision to East Carter back on May 18 in the Manual Softball Showcase at the University of Louisville, Warren East flipped the script against the Region 16 powerhous...

Hymer's walk-off carries Lady Raiders into state quarterfinals

OWENSBORO — Warren East couldn’t have scripted it any better.  With sophomore shortstop Hailey Hymer — one of the team’s best options when it comes to bunting — at the plate with a runner on third ba...

Warren East set for state softball tournament

After just missing out on a trip to the state softball tournament last season, Warren East is making its return to Owensboro in 2018.  The Lady Raiders — champions of both District 14 and Region 4 —...

Lady Raiders battle past Spartans for Region 4 title

Last season ended in heartbreak.  Now the Lady Raiders are celebrating.  After suffering a tough 3-2 loss to South Warren in last year’s region championship, Warren East flipped the script in 2018 a...

Elkin, Gardner send Lady Raiders into region championship rematch with Spartans

Ever since Warren East suffered a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to South Warren in last year’s regional softball championship, all it has wished for is another shot against its longtime rival with a trip to...

South Warren downs ACS, books fourth straight trip to Region 4 finals

South Warren was kicking around a hacky sack just minutes before taking the field Wednesday afternoon for its regional semifinal game against Allen County-Scottsville. The Spartans were relaxed — and...

Ginter, Howard lead Purples past Logan County

After suffering a heartbreaking loss to South Warren in last week’s District 14 championship, Bowling Green used that setback as extra motivation entering Monday’s Region 4 Tournament.  Taking on Log...

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