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Today's Sports

  • Durham tooting whistle at girls...

    Campbellsville High School graduate Robbie Durham is officiating at the girls’ state basketball tournament this week in Bowling Green.
    Durham will be unable to referee any games for the undefeated and heavily-favored Marion County Lady Knights since they are from his home region — the Fifth.
    Durham, who played football and baseball for the Eagles, joins a long list of local officials to call the state tournament.
    Shelby Winfrey called in the Sweet 16 as did the Smith twins (Wayne and Willard) and B.D. Thompson in previous years.

  • Lady Tigers tip off 21st trip to...

     

  • Once in the spotlight, always in...

    Sports folks are unique individuals. Below will be further evidence that sports figures stay in the headlines and keep producing news.
    * Lake Cumberland Speedway in Burnside hosted its Celebration of Champions on March 1 to put the finishing touches on the 2012 racing and to preview the upcoming 2013 race season as well at the Hal Rogers Training Center in Somerset.
    Johnny Wheeler of Campbellsville was honored as the 2012 Super Late Model track champion. The title was Wheeler’s second consecutive honor in the division, having also won the title in 2011.

  • Baseball Eagles trying to reload...

     

  • Kidder adjusts to and with his...

    Jeff Kidder knew there would be growing pains as he came to guide the Taylor County High School boys’ basketball team from many years as a junior college and NCAA Division 1 assistant.
    “My biggest adjustment to high school coaching was the tempo and the pace of the games,” Kidder admitted after his Cardinals’ season-ending loss to North Hardin in the Fifth Region Tournament.

  • Davis hoping hoop Eagles show...

    Tim Davis was excited that his team went from one win to 13 triumphs, but also realizes his Campbellsville High boys’ basketball Eagles still have their work cut out to compete at the top of the Fifth Region.
    “I was pleasantly surprised on how well our young team responded and the improvement and progress that they made during the year,” Davis told me recently. “Going into the season we were hoping to win 7-8 games so doubling our original goal was fantastic.

  • Marion girls, John Hardin boys...

    For the first time since 2003, the girls’ and boys’ have repeat champions.
    Marion County won its fourth title and eighth overall with an 82-60 triumph over LaRue County on Tuesday night at Green County. Three days earlier, John Hardin bested North Hardin 64-51 for its second crown and third overall at Hart County.
    John Hardin’s toughest foe was probably first-round opponent Bardstown. After a 68-64 squeaker over the Tigers, the Bulldogs bested LaRue County 74-59 in the semi-finals before conquering the rival Trojans for the title.

  • Lady Tigers fall in finals, CU...

    Bobby Brockman
    sports@cknj.com

    Regular-season champions Cumberland (Tenn.) University and Lindsey Wilson College added Mid-South Conference Tournament titles on Sunday afternoon in Frankfort.
    Cumberland, rated sixth in last week’s poll, downed Lindsey Wilson, Shawnee State and Campbellsville University’s Lady Tigers for the crown.
    The Lady Tigers, (24-9) after besting the University of the Cumberlands in their Thursday opener, upended Georgetown 78-71 on Saturday before dropping the title tilt 59-46 to the Lady Bulldogs.

  • Kentucky Christian Academy wins...

    Kentucky Christian Academy captured the Fifth Region Elementary School Archery Championship on Saturday at Lebanon Middle School.

    The team advances to State Championships in Louisville on March 18-19 at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

  • Cards expect to be back in...