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Today's Sports

  • Taylor County splits road games

    Taylor County High School’s baseball team defeated Washington County 5-1 on Wednesday before dropping a 6-5 road decision to Cumberland County on Thursday.

    Matthew Johns pitched a complete-game five hitter at Washington County with no walks and seven strike-outs.

    Levi Smith had a home run and two RBI while Logan Tucker also knocked in a pair of runs.

    The Cardinals led 5-4 going to the bottom of the sixth inning at Cumberland County, but the home squad tallied the tying and go-ahead runs to take the lead for good as TCHS went 1-2-3 in the seventh.

  • Smith named MSC Baseball Player...

    Campbellsville native Logan Smith hit .545 for Campbellsville University last week to be named the Mid-South Conference Player of the Week in an announcement on Monday.

    Smith, a senior designated hitter/catcher, hit a pair of home runs and had 10 RBI during the Tigers’ six-game win streak.

    He began the week by nearly hitting for the cycle and reaching base in four of his five plate appearances in a 13-7 win over No. 23 Taylor (Ind.) University last Monday.

  • Lady Tigers can't complete...

    Campbellsville University’s Allison Horton punctuated a five-run third inning with a grand slam in a 5-0 win over Cumberlands in the first game of a doubleheader, but the Lady Tigers could not get the timely hit in game two and split a Tuesday twinbill with a 3-2 defeat.

    The loss dropped CU out of a tie in the loss column with MSC-leading Lindsey Wilson. CU is now 24-14 (12-4 MSC).

    Cassidy Kroeker and Horton combined on a one-hitter in the first game as they split the pitching duties with Kroeker going the first four frames.

  • Taylor invited to Kentucky All-...

    Campbellsville High School’s Bryton Taylor is among the invitees scheduled to be at Campbellsville University for the Kentucky All-Star basketball try-outs on Friday, April 16 and Saturday, April 17.

    Taylor and North Hardin’s James Berry are the Fifth Region invitees along with Glasgow High School senior and CU signee Cameron Hall.

  • Baseball Tigers stay in thick of...

    Coach Beauford Sanders’ Campbellsville University baseball Tigers took three of four at home from Lindsey Wilson College over the weekend to remain in the thick of the MSC race - one game in the loss column behind Rio Grande (11-1) and Georgetown (9-1) at 9-2 vs. conference foes.

    Tiger junior Jared Lunardi earned the MSC Pitcher of the Week award by hurling a five-inning no-hitter over Lindsey Wilson in Friday’s second game.

  • Area sports calendar

    CYB needs replacement board member

    Campbellsville Youth Baseball is looking for a replacement board member.

    The interest party needs to be interested in being a part of the concessions committee and/or assigning umpire supervisor.

    Contact CYB president Gary England (465-3159) or a current board member by Thursday, April 8.

    Softball leagues at Veterans Memorial Park

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    The games for April 1-3 are:

    Thursday, April 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Bardstown at Campbellsville (5:30) and Taylor County at Cumberland County (5:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Metcalfe County at Campbellsville (5:00).

    Friday, April 2

    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (1:00).

    Saturday, April 3

    UNIVERSITY BASEBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (12:00).

    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — Georgetown at Campbellsville (1:00).

  • Lady Cards open softball slate...

    The six-time defending 20th District Tournament champion Taylor County Lady Cardinals began their 2010 softball season with a 4-0 home win over LaRue County and a 9-7 road triumph at Washington County.

    Coach Kelly Townsend’s club blanked LaRue County on Tuesday as Bethany Skaggs gave up only two hits and struck out two in five innings while Brianne Leach got the save, allowing no hits and striking out two in her two-inning stint.

    McCall Turpin was 2-2 with two runs, two steals and a walk while fellow senior Kasey Gribbins went 2-3 with a double and an RBI.

  • Lady Tigers on top of MSC...

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers swept a softball doubleheader at home from St. Catharine College and won three of four from Rio Grande on the road last week to gain sole possession of first place in the Mid-South Conference race.

    Coach Shannon Wathen’s club was led by junior Alex Jane Clemmons who earned MSC Player of the Week honors.

    The Smiths Grove native hit .667 (12-18) with two home runs and 13 RBI and hit safely in the six-game stretch.

  • Cards slip to 1-3 in baseball

    Taylor County dropped its third consecutive baseball game on Tuesday when the Cardinals fell at home 9-3 to Wayne County.

    Coach Jeff Gumm’s outfit never overcame a six-run inning by the visiting Cardinals (4-0), coached by former Campbellsville University basketball stand-out Shane Blevins.

    The Cardinals had only a second-inning hit by Levi Smith and a third-inning safety by Winston Walls going to the bottom of the fifth.

    In that frame, TCHS got hits from James Clements, Matthew Johns and Hunter Pelly but were unable to dent the plate.