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Today's Sports

  • CU completes season regular-...

    The last nine years have been rough in the Highway 55 rivalry for Campbellsville University, but the eighth-ranked Tigers started the new decade off strong Thursday, downing the Lindsey Wilson Blue Raiders 66-61 in front of a packed Powell Athletic Center crowd.

    The win completed the first men’s and women’s basketball regular-season sweep in the rivalry for CU since 2001.

  • Holmes off to fast start on his...

    The birth certificate reads April 26, 1982, meaning he was born in the spring. But much of his golf success has occurred during the winter months.

    John “J.B.” Holmes added another winter accolade to his resume on Sunday by finishing in a second-place tie with David Duval at the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am in California.

  • Eagles, Lady Cards and TCHS...

    Regular-season play concluded on Friday in high school basketball, and Campbellsville’s boys’ and Taylor County’s girls’ and boys’ teams chalked up triumphs on either Thursday or Friday.

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    Campbellsville hit 19 second-half free throws to win a physically-played game 49-41 over visiting Nelson County on Friday night.

    The Eagles, who finish regular-season play with a 22-4 record (just like North Hardin) were led by the back-court duo of Matthew Davis and Bryton Taylor with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

  • CU men maintain MSC lead

    In a league where coaches are happy with their next one-game winning streak, eighth-ranked Campbellsville University has put together an improbable four-game streak against some of the league’s best to hold down first place in the Mid-South Conference with an 8-2 (20-6) record.

    The latest victim is the University of Rio Grande, which the Tigers dispatched 77-57 Saturday evening in Ohio. It was the seventh win in the Tigers’ last eight games, a 56-53 blemish to St. Catharine being the only loss in the Tigers’ last five conference games.

  • Tough Tuesday for local hoop...

    All four local high school basketball teams dropped Tuesday night tilts on the road as regular-season play winded down.

    Campbellsville’s boys fell 59-58 at Green County when Justin Givens’ lane jumper came just before the final buzzer to offset Myan Rice’s three, which had put the Eagles up.

    The Lady Dragons rolled 81-31 over the Lady Eagles behind Kelsea Mitchell’s 18 points while Tiffany Slone led CHS with 15.

    TCHS’ Lady Cardinals fell 72-59 at Hart County as the Lady Raiders placed five in double figures.

  • No. 5-rated Lady Tigers remain...

    Ginger Colvin thought she might need to call the Rio Grande (Ohio) EMS on Saturday afternoon to see if her team had a heartbeat. And it wasn’t a false alarm. The Lady Tigers chucked the resuscitator, though, and extended their Mid-South win streak to 10, and a sparkling 25-1 overall record, with a 79-67 victory over the Red Storm.

    “We just came out flat,” Colvin said. “I thought Whitney (Ballinger) got hammered early, and it took us awhile to get things going.”

  • Tiger teams sweep Georgetown at...

    Campbellsville University completed a rare sweep (women’s and men’s basketball plus football in the same season) by taking a pair of basketball games from visiting Georgetown College on Saturday.

    Coach Ginger Colvin’s Lady Tigers (23-1 overall and 8-0 vs. Mid-South Conference foes) started the sweep by racing out to a 54-38 half-time lead behind Wendi Messer’s 22 points and 18 by Whitney Ballinger.

  • CHS wins 20th, 21st while TC...

    Campbellsville won its 20th and 21st games of the season with road wins at Elizabethtown and Bethlehem while Taylor County notched Nos. 14 and 15 with a home victory vs. Grayson County and a road triumph at LaRue County.

    Taylor’s double-double (39 points, 10 rebounds) enables Eagles to win by double digits at E-town

    Bryton Taylor may have missed 11 of his 24 free throws, but the senior guard still managed 39 points as Campbellsville upended Elizabethtown 85-75 on the road Thursday night.

  • Tigers, Lady Tigers increase MSC...

    The Campbellsville University women increased their lead to two games while the CU men broke away from a first-play tie as the No. 8-rated squads posted road wins at Pikeville College on Thursday night.

    The Lady Tigers’ 85-67 triumph coupled with Cumberlands’ loss at Georgetown gave coach Ginger Colvin’s club a two-game lead in the Mid-South Conference race.

  • Cards grab No. 2 district seed

    Taylor County assured itself of the No. 2 seed vs. Adair County in the 20th District Tournament later this month with a 53-46 triumph over visiting Marion County on Friday.

    The Cardinals (13-10) trailed 31-30 going to the fourth quarter after a 16-point fourth quarter by Knight senior Austin Spalding.

    However, Taylor County tallied the first 14 points of the final frame with seniors Tyler Moss, Tevin Webster and Lloyd Stotts scoring 17 TCHS points in the quarter.