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Today's Sports

  • Marion, E-town move into finals...

    Marion County attempted to knock off two-time defending champion Elizabethtown at the Girls' Fifth Region Tournament in Hart County on Saturday.

    * Marion County’s Lady Knights raced away from a 2-2 tie and scored the next 12 points and went on to eliminate Green County 76-60 in Friday’s first semi-final game at the Girls’ Fifth Region Tournament in Munfordville.

    Makayla Epps led the Lady Knights with 21 points while Brooke Roberts added 16, Kyvin Goodin-Rogers 14 and Bre Elder 10.

  • Lady Tigers in finals, CU men in...

    The Lady Tigers of Campbellsville University raced out to a 20-2 lead en route to a 82-59 romp over Lindsey Wilson College in a Mid-South Conference Tournament semifinal game on Friday afternoon.

    The Lady Tigers (31-1), who played Cumberlands on Saturday for the championship, were led by Whitney Ballinger’s 28 points and 13 rebounds.

    Forwards Courtney Danis and Wendi Messer also reached double figures with 14 points while Melly Heaton added 10.

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  • Eagles conquer Cards for boys...

    Campbellsville High School led from start to finish and captured the 20th District Tournament 74-53 over Taylor County on Saturday night on the Eagles’ home court inside Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    The Eagles used a 6-0 beginning on hoops by Bryton Taylor, Aaron Schwoebel and Jordan Percell and held a 14-3 advantage after a Ben Janes’ left-wing three-pointer.

    After a pair of Lloyd Stotts’ free throws to start the second quarter, Taylor County could get no closer than eight the rest of the game.

  • Card season ends with LaRue...

    Taylor County High School’s Cardinals had a pair of nine-point, first-half leads but could never pull away and dropped a 40-38 decision to LaRue County in the first round of the Fifth Region Tournament on Thursday night at Nelson County.

    The Cardinals (17-14) led 13-4 after Tyler Moss’ early seven points and still held a 15-6 advantage when Matt McDonald hit two free throws after being fouled on a put-back.

  • Green, Marion, Nelson and E-town...

    District champions Green County, Marion County, Nelson County and Elizabethtown posted first-round wins at the Fifth Region Tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Hart County.

    Sophomore Micah Jones scored 30 points as Green County’s Lady Dragons pulled away from Bardstown 63-49 and Marion County’s Lady Knights out-scored North Hardin 23-11 in the third quarter en route to a 59-38 triumph in Monday night games in the Fifth Region Tournament at Hart County.

  • CU men earn sole possession of...

    Campbellsville University’s 76-55 triumph at West Virginia Tech on Saturday means coach Keith Adkins’ Tigers do not have to share the regular-season Mid-South Conference crown with rival Georgetown College.

    CU (24-6), rated seventh in the final NAIA Division 1 poll, used a six-trey game from T.J. Bishop, 18 and 15 points from Brett Crittenden and Caleb Harris plus 12 points and 11 rebounds from Nestor Colmenares to improve their MSC record to 12-2, one game ahead of Georgetown.

  • Lady Tigers open MSC Tourney...

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tigers made it 22 wins in a row with a 60-49 victory at West Virginia Tech on Saturday in the regular-season finale.

    Coach Ginger Colvin’s team (29-1) again was paced by junior Whitney Ballinger, who finished with 25 points, 12 rebounds, four steals and four blocked shots to garner her record ninth Mid-South Conference Player of the Week award.

    Wendi Messer contributed off 12 points on four three-point baskets for Campbellsville while Courtney Danis and Alexia Williams added eight and seven points, respectively.

  • District Tournament results

    Girls

    20th District Tournament at Campbellsville

    Tuesday, Feb. 23

    6:00    Marion County 88, Campbellsville 20

    8:00    Adair County 58, Taylor County 49

    Championship on Friday, Feb. 26

    7:30    Marion County 78, Adair County 37

    19th District Tournament at Bethlehem

    Tuesday, Feb. 23

    6:00    Nelson County 64, Bethlehem 44

    7:45    Bardstown 39, Washington County 29

    Championship on Friday, Feb. 26

  • VIctory No. 30 produces 20th...

    Marion County’s Lady Knights are three wins away from the state tournament after blasting Adair County 78-47 for the 20th District Tournament title on Friday night.

    Kyvin Goodin-Rogers led five Lady Knights in double figures with 18 points while McKenzie Martin’s 14 led the Lady Indians.

    The Fifth Region Tournament begins with first-round games on Monday and Tuesday at Hart County.

    Green County, Nelson County and Elizabethtown were also district champs.

  • Taylor, Davis earn region's...

    Campbellsville High School's Bryton Taylor and Tim Davis have been named the Fifth Region Player and Coach of the Year in voting done by the region's 17 boys' coaches.

    Taylor was the only unanimous selection and was joined on the squad by Eagle senior Thomas Downs and junior Matthew Davis.

    Taylor County's Lloyd Stotts and Tevin Webster made the 16-player squad as did Kyle Sandusky of Adair County and Marion County's Austin Spalding.

    Taylor County's Mercedes Cox and Chelsea Beard of Adair County are on the girls' squad.

    Coaches’ 2009-10 All-Fifth