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Today's Sports

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Jan. 14

    MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — St. Augustine at Campbellsville (6:00) and Taylor County at Hart County (6:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (6:00).

    Friday, Jan. 15

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County (6:30) and Taylor County at North Hardin (7:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Marion County (8:00).

  • Cards' rally comes up short...

    The Taylor County boys led 11-10 on Lucas Bradshaw’s free-throw jumper early in the second period, but Green County reeled off four straight baskets and never trailed in posting the 57-50 triumph.

    Despite not making a three-pointer, Green County did manage to hit 13 free throws, compared to four for the Cardinals.

    John Stone led Green County with 13 points while Skyler Shively had 12.

    Tyler Moss (14), Tevin Webster (13) and Lloyd Stotts (nine) paced Taylor County, which slipped to 8-7 overall.

  • Lady Dragons pull away from Lady...

    Green County’s girls’ squad broke away for a 20-20 half-time deadlock with a 16-9 third quarter behind Rachel Marr’s 11-points en route to a 59-56 victory over visiting Taylor County on Tuesday.

    Marr added nine more in the final period and Kelsea Mitchell had seven as the Lady Dragons held off a Lady Cardinal rally.

    Marr finished with 25 points while Mitchell added 11 and Brooke Estes nine.

    Elizabeth Thomas paced Taylor County with 13 points while Mercedes Cox totaled 12 and Hope Wigginton 10.

  • Turpin resigns as TCHS head...

    Rodney Turpin has resigned as Taylor County High School’s head football coach.

    Turpin, who played at Lincoln County and Campbellsville University, guided the Cardinals as head coach for the last six seasons (24-41) and to TCHS’ first district title in 2008.

    He was an assistant for the Cardinals after also heading up the middle school program.

    “Counting my days at Campbellsville University, I’ve been here for 20 years,” Turpin said. “Twenty years is a long time for me.”

  • CU men now 21st after avening...

    JaVaughn Espritt took the opening tip from Nestor Colmenares and quickly gave Campbellsville University a 2-0 lead Saturday, a lead it never gave up, as the Tigers downed visiting Olivet Nazarene University 79-55 in the final non-conference game of the season.

    The win ended a five-game win streak for Olivet Nazarene and answered a CU loss on Dec. 5 at ONU, 78-63.

    Campbellsville shot 63.6 percent in the first half (14-22) and carried a 38-20 lead into halftime with Espritt and Colmenares leading the way in the post with nine points each.

  • Burgin beats Lady Eagles

    The Lady Eagles of Campbellsville High School fell 56-35 at home on Tuesday to Burgin.

    After a first-quarter tie (12-12), Burgin won the next three frames 14-7, 11-2 and 19-14.

    Tiffany Slone led CHS with 18 points while Brittany Vaught had 11 and Heather Watson six.

    Vaught also had 17 points in the 33-25 junior varsity loss.

    The Lady Eagles play at Marion County on Friday (8:00) before entertaining Taylor County on Sunday (1:30).

  • Wise headed for another Hall

    Campbellsville University’s all-time winningest coach and NAIA Hall of Famer is dragging down yet another top honor.

    Donna Wise, who won nearly 71 percent of her basketball games, will be inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame during an April ceremony in Louisville.

    “I’m just pleased for the program and the recognition that this might bring to it,” Wise said. “I’m happy for the players who contributed to my success and the university’s.

  • Eagles vault to 11-2

    Campbellsville improved to 3-0 in district play with an 81-73 victory over Marion County at home on Saturday and conquered LaRue County 67-49 in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Monday night.

    The Eagles (11-2) trailed by 13 points twice in the second quarter to Marion County before going on a 19-9 run to trail by only three (38-35) at half-time.

    CHS started the third quarter with an 11-6 spurt to gain the lead for good.

  • Rockholds guide grand champion...

    Jennifer Rodgers and her father Fred Rockhold, who run Beta-Rock Stables in Taylor County, attended the American Trakehner Association Annual Meeting and Convention in Murfreesboro, Tenn. on Nov. 4-8. They entered several horses in the Mare and Young Horse Show in conjunction with the convention.

    Mitinhaber, a yearling Trakehner colt, won the Yearling Colt class. He went on to win Grand Champion Colt for the entire show.

    Schezzauber, a 5-year-old Trakehner Mare, placed second in her class and went on to win Reserve Champion Mare for the entire show.

  • Lady Eagles lose at home to...

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles saw their record drop to 2-13 with an 87-9 home loss to Marion County on Saturday and a 72-34 road loss to Russell County on Monday.

    Tiffany Slone had eight of CHS’ points on Saturday while Ashyya Robinson and Brittany Vaught had 12 apiece on Monday.

    The Lady Eagles host Taylor County on Friday at 6 p.m.