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Today's Sports

  • Elk Horn Baptist completes sweep

     

    Elk Horn Baptist completed its summer softball sweep at Veterans Memorial Park by winnng the Coed Church tournament championship on Tuesday night to go along with their previously-captured Men's Church tourney crown.

    Elk Horn Baptist edged Summersville Baptist 6-5 in the semi-finals before run-ruling Green River Memorial Baptist 14-4 for the title.

  • McCarty was the King Bee

    The passing of long-time businessman Charlie McCarty last week was a sad time for his family and the community. However, it did also stir up some recollections of his sports days.
    McCarty opened then Burger Queen around 1970 and it was a big deal for Campbellsville. He also fielded a softball team — one he was the left-handed catcher on.
    “He would slide head first,” fondly remembered former outfielder Frank Gaskins earlier this week. “He hated losing.”

  • Fifth Region Tourney results

    Monday, May 27
    FIFTH REGION BASEBALL — Central Hardin def. LaRue County 11-1, Bethlehem def. Taylor County 6-4, Nelson County def. Campbellsville 10-0 and North Hardin def. Green County 11-7 in first-round games.
    FIFTH REGION SOFTBALL —  Green County def. Taylor County 6-5, North Hardin def. Bethlehem 2-0, Central Hardin def. Marion County 2-0 and LaRue County def. Nelson County 12-2 in first-round games.
    Tuesday, May 28

  • Gardner grabs 48th Duffers...

     

    Daryl Gardner shot net scores of 69 and 65 to win the 48th annual Duffers’ Tournament at Champions Pointe Country Club in Henryville, Ind.
    Gardner placed first, four shots ahead of David Parsons and another shot in front of Steve Mason and Rob Westbrook and one more stroke ahead of Danny Walls and Bo Carlisle. Rounding out the top 10 were E.G. Brown, David Alan Newton, Jeff Gumm and Roger Grant.

  • Elk Horn, First Cumberland earn...

     

  • Gabehart takes head baseball job...

     

  • Four of a kind

     

  • Hord hauls in Senior Duffers...

     

  • UK Hall for J.B., Miami for Zack

    John “J.B.” Holmes is one of six former University of Kentucky athletes who will be inducted into the Wildcats’ Hall of Fame over the Sept. 14-15 weekend in conjunction with the football game against Western Kentucky University.
    Also in the selected six will be football player Derek Abney, basketball player Leroy Edwards, baseball stand-out Jeff Keener, swimmer Clayton Moss and women’s golfer Nancy Scranton.

  • Burkhead bowing out of baseball

    Kevin Burkhead has been involved with sports all his life. This past May could be his last season on the diamond.
    Burkhead, a 1985 Campbellsville High School graduate, has decided not to remain on Nelson County High School’s baseball staff as an assistant.
    Burkhead has lots of fine memories of his time in Campbellsville as his baseball coaching days started with the late Robert Kearney and the Little League Twins in 1986.