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Today's Sports

  • Cards bounce back from Marion...

    Taylor County lost a hard-fought 45-43 decision to Marion County on Monday before claiming a 57-46 encounter with Washington County on Tuesday.
    The Cardinals led by 11 (23-12) in the first half and still held a 29-19 advantage on Chase Seaborne’s hoop early in the third quarter.
    However, the Knights scored 11 straight points to take their first lead and then used a Carlos Litsey lane basket at 2.0 to move to 5-1 vs. district foes.
    Tevin Webster (12) and Caleb Wigginton (10) scored in double figures for TCHS and Seaborne had nine.

  • Lady Eagles lose at home to...

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles dropped a 56-37 home game to Metcalfe County on Saturday and lost at Green County on Monday.
    Brittany Vaughn had 13 points, Tiffany Slone 10 and Heather Watson nine vs. Metcalfe County as the Lady Eagles fell behind 23-5 at the first-quarter stop.
    The third quarter was the huge bugaboo on Monday as Green County won that frame 31-9. Slone had 14 vs. the Lady Dragons.
    The CHS girls’ squad (5-17) visits Bethlehem on Friday.

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  • Lady Cards get 14th, 15th wins...

    The Lady Cardinals of Taylor County notched wins 14 and 15 around a district loss to Marion County.
    The Lady Cardinals bested Boyle County 69-40 on the road Saturday as Mercedes Cox had 18 points and 16 rebounds and Rachel Riggs scored 12. Marsha Kessler totaled nine for TCHS and Elizabeth Thomas and Hope Wigginton eight apiece.
    Taylor County could manage only five field goals, one n the first half, in a 71-33 Monday home loss to the Lady Knights.
    Cox paced the Lady Cards with 12 while Wigginton added eight.

  • CHS upsets North in double OT

    Jordan Percell scored 33 points and Matthew Davis 22, but it took two extra periods for Campbellsville to knock off defending Fifth Region champion North Hardin 74-71 on Tuesday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.
    Davis had nine first-quarter points to keep the game close and CHS up 17-16 at the horn while Percell had 13 of his 17 first-half points in the second frame as the Eagles led 38-33 at the intermission.
    CHS led by six on Davis’ trey with a minute left in the third, but North Hardin took late leads of 59-57 and 61-59 on put-backs.

  • Graves officially takes control...

    Eric Graves was officially hired as Taylor County High School’s ninth head football coach at Tuesday night’s Board of Education meeting.
    “It feels like coming home,” Graves said on Tuesday about his move from Adair County to Taylor County.
    “I still live here and my wife (Tammi) teaches here,” said the former Campbellsville University assistant who started working under legendary coach Ron Finley in 1988.

  • Upcoming basketball games

    Thursday, Feb. 17
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at LaRue County (6:30).
    Friday, Feb. 18
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Nelson County (7:30) and Taylor County at John Hardin (7:30).
    Saturday, Feb. 19
    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — St. Catharine at Campbellsville (8:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — St. Catharine at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Tuesday, Feb. 22

  • Still time for sauger action

  • Lady Tigers, Tigers sweep LWC in...

    Crazy things happen in Mid-South Conference play. In a month that’s seen an ESPN Top 10 play and buzzer beating wins, one of the most unpredictable performances may be the fourth-ranked Lady Tigers’ 86-58 win at No. 12 Lindsey Wilson College in the Biggers Sports Center on Monday night.
    “With as talented as they are and as well as they’ve been playing, if anybody were to tell me that we’d win by 28, I’d say they were crazy,” CU head coach Ginger Colvin said.

  • Lady Cardinals double up Lady...

    Taylor County’s girls’ and boys’ squads swept a doubleheader from Campbellsville at home on Monday in make-up high school hoop play.

    In girls’ action:
    Brittany Vaught tallied the first hoop for the Lady Eagles, but the Lady Cardinals reeled off 12 straight points and then led 36-19 at half-time en route to a 60-30 victory.
    Taylor County (13-7), which closed the first half on a 6-0 run, scored the first 13 points of the second half before Heather Watson’s top-of-the-key three-pointer ended the 19-0 run.

  • Tigers win, Lady Tigers upset at...

    Tigers take double-digit win at Shawnee State
    Trailing by as many as eight in the first half, Campbellsville University switched its defense and chipped away at the Shawnee State University Bears en route to a 69-58 win in Mid-South Conference action Thursday.