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Today's News

  • Adair withstands Lady Eagle rally

    Adair County used a 14-0 run after the game was tied at 6-6 and downed the visiting Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles 63-56 on Friday night.

    Coach Cameron Jackson's club fought back to within six (36-30) on a three-point play by Ashyya Robinson in the third quarter and were within seven (60-53) with 1:04 left in the game after Bronte Karr's block jumper from a pass by Amber Gamboa.

    Freshman Tiffany Slone, who hit four first-half treys, led Campbellsville with 22 points while seniors Gamboa had nine and Karr and Danielle Morris eight apiece.

  • Cards post two wins around Adair loss

    Taylor County High School's boys' hoop squad won a pair of games around a 20th District loss at Adair County.

    The Cardinals fell to the Indians 64-54 in a make-up clash in Columbia on Monday.

    Chase Cox and Lloyd Stotts hit a pair of free throws each to knot the score at 51-51 with 1:25 to play. However, Adair County used a Corey Helm lay-up, a three-point play from Darren Ballou and eight more free throws to post the triumph.

    Chase Cox led Taylor County with 22 points while Leonard Macon had 13 and Michael Coulter 11.

  • Lady Tigers finish first half of MSC race perfect

    Campbellsville University (21-3, 6-0 Mid-South) started the second half on Thursday with an offensive explosion, and the Lady Tigers outscored the Golden Bears 22-3 to extend their 11-point first half lead to 48-17.

    Campbellsville's Melly Heaton netted 16 points on 6-14 shooting with four of those baskets coming from three-point range to lead the Lady Tigers.

    Ashley Blaney led WVU-Tech (2-20, 0-6) with 12 points while Sharnage Young added 11 for the Golden Bears.

    Campbellsville played at Georgetown on Saturday and hosts Pikeville on Thursday (6:00).

  • Strong Golden Bear second half dooms Tigers

    West Virginia Tech got a slow start on Thursday against the Tigers of Campbellsville University.

    However, a three-point bucket by Sam Robertson at the 15-minute mark put the Golden Bears up 9-8 and Tech never looked trailed, winning 75-59.

    The Golden Bears shot well from the field with Tech shooting 44 percent for the game while holding the Tigers to a frigid 25 percent in the second half and 34 percent for the Mid-South Conference contest.

  • Steady Cards conquer Marion 53-43

    Taylor County fought off a pesky Marion County team to post a 53-33 road win on Friday night.

    Chase Cox led the Cardinal arsenal with 21 points while fellow senior Leonard Macon added 11 points and 11 rebounds.

    Another pair of 12th graders, Chris Thomas and Shane Morris, collected eight and six rebounds, respectively, while junior Lloyd Stotts dished out five assists.

    Taylor County's game with Christian County, rescheduled for tonight, will now be played this Saturday afternoon at a time to be announced later this week.

  • Eagles don't overcome 18-3 deficit

    Adair County led 18-3 at the first-quarter stop and finished undefeated vs. 20th District foes with a 51-38 triumph over Campbellsville on Friday night in Columbia.

    Three-point baskets by Morehead-bound Darren Ballou and Corey Helm sparked the fast Indian start while Nick Fudge's steal and lay-up began the second quarter.

    The lead was still 17 for Adair before Michael McCubbin stole the ball and hit a three-pointer just before the first-half horn sounded.

  • Upcoming sports on the local scene

    The local sports schedule for the next few weeks is:

    Tuesday, Feb. 10

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at North Hardin (7:30), Washington County at Taylor County (6:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — KSD at Campbellsville (7:30) and Washington County at Taylor County (7:30).

    Thursday, Feb. 12

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (6:00).

  • CU New Testament professor to speak

    Dr. Jarvis Williams, assistant professor of New Testament and Greek at Campbellsville University's School of Theology, will present the next faculty colloquium at CU today in Room 15 of the Administration Building.

    The colloquium is titled "Maccabean Martyr Traditions and Paul's Conception of Jesus' Death in Romans Reconsidered:

    Insights from Maccabean Martyr Theology?"

    The public is invited to the free colloquium, which is at 4 p.m.

  • CU art professor to exhibit work

    Campbellsville University art professor, Linda J. Cundiff, who is chair of the department of art at CU, will host an art exhibit through Feb. 6 in the Art Gallery.

    A reception in her honor will be Monday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the Art Gallery. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

    Cundiff, who has taught at CU since 1982, will display pastel paintings, prismacolor drawings, acrylic paintings and pen and ink drawings.

    Cundiff said the pieces in the exhibit are recent work and most have not been exhibited elsewhere.

  • Pregnancy class is Feb. 6

    Pregnant? If so, you are invited to attend a KIDS NOW educational program titled "The No's of Pregnancy."

    The Taylor County Health Department will host the class Friday, Feb. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

    Each participant will receive a baby gift bag and chances to win other prizes.

    A light lunch will be served for expectant mothers and a guest. For more information, or to reserve a spot, call (866) 213-8739.