High School Sports

  • Lady Cards roll to fifth straight win

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals reeled off their fifth win in the first eight days of the high school hoop season by cruising past Campbellsville 73-24 on Tuesday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.
    The Lady Cardinals (5-0), who won three games in Brandenburg over the weekend, trailed only 2-0 on Brittany Vaught’s basket 15 seconds into the contest.
    However, Hope Wigginton had nine of her game-high 21 points and Alanna Claywell connected on four of her 12 points off the bench and the rout was on.

  • Eagles square record with 51-44 victory over Cards

    Campbellsville tallied eight of the game’s final nine points to edge visiting Taylor County 51-44 on Tuesday night.
    The Eagles (1-1) took a seven-point lead early in the final frame after a Derek Taylor steal to Jaqil Taylor for a lay-up by Jordan Percell.
    However, the Cardinals (1-2) knotted the score on a hoop by Tevin Webster, a free throw and lay-up by Trae Wells and a lane jumper from Chase Seaborne.
    CHS used a Percell putback and a Matthew Davis steal and lay-up to take the lead for good.

  • Cards upset E-town on the road

    What a difference three days make!
    Coming off a disappointing opening-season loss at Washington County, Taylor County rebounded with a 56-54 road win at Elizabethtown on Friday.
    The Cardinals (1-1) trailed the Panthers, who were rated in the top two or three teams in the Fifth Region pre-season polls, by seven in the first half and were still behind four (54-50) with 3:38 to play.
    However, a Tevin Webster lane jumper and a Lucas Bradshaw lay-up on a pass from Chase Seaborne tied the game with 1:44 to play.

  • Shooting for No. 500

    Campbellsville High School head basketball coach Tim Davis enters his 16th season with the Eagles, and his 31st season in coaching overall, needing just three more wins to reach the 500-win plateau.  
    In a time where head coaching positions are seemingly a revolving door, few coaches stay with one program as long as Davis has.
    Davis says that it is the nature of coaches to take one job in hopes that it will lead toward another.

  • Cards cold in opener at Washington

    Taylor County never led in and dropped a 54-49 encounter at Washington County in the season opener for coach Troy Young’s Cardinals.
    Taylor County tied the game at 3-3 and 8-8, but fell behind by six (23-17) and seven (26-19) points in the second quarter and trailed 29-25 at the intermission.
    The Commanders increased its advantage to 11 in the third frame and still led 42-34 at the stop despite a Zack Manning top-of-the-key three pointers just before the buzzer.

  • Lady Cards roll over Washington County in opener

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals came out of the gate strong and posted a 64-39 road victory at Washington County in their season debut on Tuesday.
    A 10-0 start by coach Jenny Jessie’s club was sparked by five points from Hope Wigginton and two baskets by Elizabeth Thomas.
    The Lady Card lead expanded to 21-4 after first with Wigginton tallying 11 and Thomas six in the frame.

  • Too much Ram power in first half for Eagles

    Campbellsville High School begin the football play-offs just like it ended the regular season — by spotting a quality opponent 28 points in the first half on Dave Fryrear Field.
    While, like last week, coach Jay Cobb’s displayed a much-better second-half effort the results were the same — a 40-28 loss to Raceland in the first round of post-season play.
    CHS, which finishes at 4-7, could muster only three first-half first downs while the Rams were chalking up 13 which led to a pair touchdowns in each of the first two quarters.

  • Early high school basketball games

    Campbellsville University Athletic Boosters
    Jamboree in the Powell Athletic Center
    Friday, Nov. 19
    6:30    Warren East vs. Harrison County (girls)
    7:30    Campbellsville vs. Lewis County (girls)
    8:30    Lewis Co. vs. Campbellsville (boys)

    Saturday, Nov. 20
    5:30    St. Patrick vs. Taylor County (girls)
    6:45    St. Patrick vs. Metcalfe County (boys)
    8:00    Glasgow vs. Taylor County (boys)

  • Eagles hope to avoid another Ram ouster in play-offs

    It may be a week earlier (first round of the play-offs this season as opposed to the second round last November), but the Campbellsville High School Eagles must fight off a visiting rated (ninth in Class A) Raceland team on Friday night (7:30 on Dave Fryrear Field) to advance in high school football post-season play.

    Raceland downed the Eagles 23-20 last season on Nov. 14 by scoring a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns. The CHS loss overshadowed an eight-reception, three-interception game by then-senior Bryton Taylor.