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Today's Sports

  • Rough opening night for 26-year...

    Ever had one of those days you wish you hadn’t got up and tried to do anything? Mine came last Friday night in the Campbellsville-Adair County football clash in the third annual Forcht Bank Bowl at Campbellsville University.
    For a fella who started this job on Friday the 13th, September of 1985, one could expect him to be getting a little senile.

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  • Eagles soar in opener 52-7

    Campbellsville broke a five-game losing streak in season openers with a 52-7 shellacking of Adair County in the third annual Forcht Bank Bowl in Finley Stadium at Campbellsville University on Friday.
    The Eagles scored on their first play from scrimmage when Dra Thornton went around right end, virtually untouched, for a 36-yard touchdown. Bradley Bates' first of four extra-point kicks put CHS up 7-0 with only 140 seconds elapsed.

  • Cards blank road foe

    Despite six turnovers, Taylor County began its 2011 football season with a 21-0 road win at McCreary Central on Friday night.
    The game was delayed by an hour due to heavy rain and lightning, but it did not dampen the debut of Eric Graves as Cardinals’ head coach.
    “Other than the turnovers we played well,” Graves admitted. “Our defense stood out. It had in the scrimmages and it did again tonight.
    “We do have to get better at tackling and that will come. But, the boys played well and did what we expected of them.

  • Jackson Gas/Dile Realty wins VMP...

    Jackson Gas/Dile Realty claimed the Industrial League Tournament on Thursday at Veterans Memorial Park by defeating High Noon Rollers in the championship game.

  • Forcht Bank Bowl doubles in size

    Four high school football games in a 24-hour period will highlight the 2011 Forcht Bank Bowl to be played Friday and Saturday nights at Finley Stadium on the campus of Campbellsville University.
    “We are pleased to host the games of the Forcht Bank Bowl this year,” said CU Director of Athletics Rusty Hollingsworth. “Campbellsville High School has done a fantastic job of selecting the teams and we look forward to watching great high school football. It promises to be a fun atmosphere with several area teams participating.”

  • Football kicks off Friday in the...

    The third annual Forcht Bank Bowl will spotlight six area teams while Taylor County begins the coach Eric Graves Era at McCreary Central on Friday night.
    The Cardinals will build their 2011 squad around seniors Blake Dudgeon, Lucas Bradshaw, Cody Newton and Hunter Pelly and juniors Jason Reynolds and Austin Harris.
    Junior Daulton Turpin, the son of former TCHS head coach Rodney Turpin and the younger brother of 2009 stand-out signalcaller Lance Turpin, will take the quarterback reins after playing wide receiver as a freshman and sophomore.

  • Schwoebel, Cox swinging hot...

    A pair of players with local connections are on hot streaks during summer baseball action.
    * Campbellsville High School graduate and Campbellsville University sophomore-to-be left-fielder Aaron Schwoebel was hitting .375 in his first 50 at-bats for the Horn Frogs in the Arizona Collegiate Wood Bat League.
    As of games on July 25, the left-handed hitting Schwoebel had 14 runs, nine RBI and eight walks.
    * St. Louis Cardinal AA third-baseman Zack Cox has seen his average improve from .211 to .292 over the last 25 games for Springfield (Mo.).

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