High School Sports

  • Knights use strong second half for top seed

    Marion County used a five three-pointers in a three-minute stretch of the third quarter to upend home-standing Taylor County 67-51 and wrap up the No. 1-seed in the 20th District Boys’ Tournament later this month at TCHS.
    With the game tied at 29-29 early in the second half, the Knights used two Alex Smith treys and three more by John Southall to stretch their lead to double digits.
    Southall finished with a game-high 27 points and added a conventional three-point play and the Cards got no closer than nine.

  • Lady Eagles come back to down Knox

    Campbellsville’s Lady Eagles needed a 16-3 fourth quarter to overtake Fort Knox 47-45 on the road Tuesday night.
    Freshman Masi Wilson’s base-line three-pointer started the CHS rally and the Lady Eagles were led in scoring by Brittany Vaught’s 13 points, 11 by Heather Watson and eight from Tiffany Slone and the seven of Graison Biggs.
    Campbellsville (9-17) hosts Bethlehem on Friday and Whitesville Trinity on Saturday.

  • Wigginton's 35 points propel TC past Washington

    Sophomore Caleb Wigginton scored only five points in the first quarter but followed it up with a 12-point second frame and a 10-point third period en route to a 35-point night in Taylor County’s 72-54 road triumph at Washington County on Tuesday.
    The Cardinals fought back several times to maintain their double-digit advantage, sparked by Commander junior Alex Marshall’s 21-point showing.

  • Tuesday night hoops

    Russell County comes back in second half
    to down Taylor County High’s Cardinals 70-55

    Taylor County led Russell County by three at the half, but were out-scored by 10 in the third quarter and eight in the fourth frame and fell at home 70-55 at home on Tuesday night.
    Trae Wells led the Cardinals with 17 points while Quentin Goodin totaled 14 and Caleb Wigginton 11.
    Taylor County did best Barren County 57-55 on the road Saturday.

  • Lady Indians roll over Lady Cards


    Adair County’s Lady Indians (16-4) scored the first nine points and 14 of the first 16 en route to an 80-59 victory over the home-standing Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday.
    Taylor County (5-12) did get within seven twice in the first quarter on a pair of Hannah Howard three-pointers and a conventional three-point play by Rachel Riggs.
    The two squads will square off for a third time this season in a 20th District Tournament first-round game next month as the No. 2 and No. 3 seeds.

  • Cards keep top district seed hopes alive


  • Lady Eagles reach All 'A' semis

    Campbellsville’s Lady Eagles downed Fort Knox 47-34 at home on Monday before falling at Green County 76-42 in the semi-finals of the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic.
    Brittany Vaught hit 10 baskets, one a three-pointer, to lead CHS with 21 points and past Fort Knox.
    Vaught (14) and Tiffany Slone (12) reached double figures vs. the Lady Dragons, but could not overcome the double-digit scoring of Rachel Marr (19), Micah Jones (13), Kayla Bale (12) and Kali Hedgespeth (10).

  • Not enough comeback for Eagles

    Campbellsville High’s Eagles had a late rally, but could not fight back from a double-digit deficit and fell to Fort Knox at home in the first round of the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic on Monday.
    The Eagles (1-17) trailed by 15 (49-34) before a Mason Wethington three-pointer and two lay-ups by Damontez Smith around a Trey Henry basket made it 49-43 with 2:17 left.
    However, the Eagles could get not closer than six and missed four of their final five free throws to thwart their come-back efforts.

  • Lady Cards lose at Hart, in OT to North Bullitt

    Hart County sprinted out to a 20-7 first-quarter lead and had little trouble in downing the visiting Taylor County Lady Cardinals 64-29 on Tuesday night.
    Haley Wright had eight points for TCHS while Hannah Howard added seven and Becca Orberson six.
    Lexi Wilson and Campbellsville University signee led Hart County (11-8) with 18 and 15 points, respectively.

  • Cards roll over Hart

    Taylor County increased a 10-point, half-time lead to a 25-point cushion on Tuesday night en route to a 79-43 road win at Hart County.
    Caleb Wigginton’s 23-point, 12-rebound effort paced the Cardinals to their 11th win in 17 outings while Quentin Goodin and Lucas Bradshaw reached double figures with 16 and 12 points, respectively.
    Trae Wells, despite foul trouble, had seven points, seven rebounds and five assists while Goodin and Spirit Smith had four assists apiece.