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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cards take pair of matches...

    Taylor County swept a high school doubleheader from Campbellsville last week. The Lady Cardinals bested the Lady Eagles 25-19, 29-27 at CHS on Monday and 25-18, 25-15 at home on Thursday.

    The TCHS junior varsity also won 21-12, 21-19 and 21-6, 21-16.

    The 20th District Tournament is Oct. 11-12 at Campbellsville.

  • Area sports calendar

    Taylor Co. Cardinals’ Boys’ Youth Basketball League

    has sign-ups tonight and next Tuesday

    The Taylor County Cardinals’ Boys’ Youth Basketball League will have sign-ups on Thursday, Sept. 23 and Tuesday, Sept. 28 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.

    The league is boys in second through fifth grade who are enrolled in Taylor County Elementary or Kentucky Christian School.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Sept. 23

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER — Taylor County at Danville (7:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ SOCCER — Taylor County at Boyle County (7:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL — Campbellsville at Taylor County (6:00).

    MIDDLE SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Casey County at Taylor County (6:00).

    Friday, Sept. 24

    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Jackson County at Taylor County (7:30) and Lynn Camp at Campbellsville (8:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ SOCCER — Taylor County in Barren Cup.

  • Not too many surprises in early-...

    The high school squads are halfway through their football seasons while Campbellsville University has played four games and the Universities of Kentucky and Louisville three tilts apiece.

    However, one thing is for sure. There have not been a lot of surprises on the local and state front.

    Here’s an early or, in some cases, a mid-season report card on the gridiron squads.

  • CU gets big-game test in home...

    Campbellsville University received a mid-season battle test Saturday as the defending NCAA Division 3 national champions, the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, picked up a 37-7 victory at Finley Stadium.

    Despite giving up 531 yards of offense and 37 points, Fighting Tigers’ head coach Perry Thomas was pleased with his team’s performance against one of the top small college football programs in the nation.

    “I thought our guys competed,” Thomas said. “We were obviously a little bit out of our class.

  • Phillips headed back overseas

    Tasha Phillips assumed her basketball career was over. That is until a call came last week from her agent.

    “I told him I was done,” the 26-year-old Phillips laughed on Monday from the office of Dr. D. William Feltner. “But, he said, ‘No, I’ve got an offer for you to go to Germany.’”

    Phillips got the contract on Saturday. It consists of salary, an apartment, meals, health insurance and three round-trip flights back to the states between now and May.

  • Cunningham seems to always be...

    This sports editor first met Lou (head basketball coach at Campbellsville College/University for 25 seasons), Barbara (retired Spanish teacher at Taylor County High School) and Phil Cunningham (now men’s assistant basketball coach at Mississippi State) before he came across the unique Cunningham — David, who loves football more than anyone I’ve ever met.

  • Green clobbers CHS in Cow Bowl

    Green County left little doubt early on who was going to be the 2010 Cow Bowl champion.

    The Dragons (3-2) needed only five plays to go 64 yards for their first score en route to a 43-8 shellacking over visiting Campbellsville (1-4) Thursday.

    “They’ve got a very good offensive team with three really nice weapons,” Eagle coach Jay Cobb offered.

  • Marion makes it look easy in 49-...

    It took Marion County only 21 seconds to score on Buster Hazelwood’s 64-yard run and the Knights cruised to a 49-0 rout over visiting Taylor County on Friday.

    Marion County (3-1 with only a 35-14 season-opening loss to John Hardin as a blemish) tallied three more first-quarter scores on touchdown runs of 14, 35 and 57 yards by Jordan Bell, Jeremy Mattingly and Kendall Taul.

  • Holmes, Cox and McCarty still in...

    Time to play a little catch-up on the careers of three former local stand-outs as they continue to advance in their chosen professions.

    * John “J.B.” Holmes just missed out making THE TOUR Championship on the PGA TOUR, but how could anyone complain about a season where he earned a career-best $2.3 million without winning a tournament.

    Now, how good a year gets confusing.