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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cards improve to 7-2

    Taylor County hit 10 of 12 free throws down the stretch to clip Green County 49-46 in girls’ high school basketball on Friday night.

    The win broke a five-game losing streak to the Lady Dragons, all by double digits. The TCHS girls last beat Green County on Dec. 15, 2006, at home.

    The Lady Cardinals used a pair of 10-2 runs to offset Green County’s 6-3 start and 25-13 cushion in the first half.

  • Taylor trips up Green 55-50

    The Cardinals (4-3) used double-figure scoring from seniors Lloyd Stotts (16), Tyler Moss (13) and Matt McDonald (10) and junior Tevin Webster (10) to hold off the Dragons down the stretch.

    TCHS missed only one free throw out of 16 tries while Green County missed four in a row during the fourth quarter despite hitting 14-20 on the night.

    Skyler Shively led the Dragons (2-3 with a three-point home loss to Adair County) with 16 points while Dustin Curry contributed 14 and Brock Milby 12.

  • Davis going into Meade County...

    Campbellsville High School head boys’ basketball coach Tim Davis will be inducted into the Meade County Athletic Hall of Fame in a ceremony tomorrow night.

    Davis, who played for the Green Wave before coming to play for Campbellsville College, has his Eagles in Brandenburg for a junior varsity/varsity doubleheader.

    Holmes second again at Shark Shootout

    John “J.B.” Holmes finished second for the second consecutive year at Greg Norman’s Shark Shootout in Naples, Fla.

  • TCHS ends three-game skid

    Taylor County stopped a three-game losing streak with a 71-53 home victory vs. Bethlehem on Tuesday night.

    Tevin Webster scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds while Lloyd Stotts had 22 points and six assists while hitting six of TCHS’ 10 three-point buckets.

    Matt McDonald had eight points and four assists while Chase Seaborne scored six and grabbed 10 boards.

  • Lady Eagles post first seasonal...

    Sophomore Tiffany Slone scored 23 points while freshmen Brittany Vaught added 13 and Heather Watson 11 as the Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles bested Evangel Christian on the road Friday night.

    It was the first seasonal triumph for second-year coach Cameron Jackson’s team.

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    The Lady Eagles fell to Pulaski County 83-25 in Russell County on Saturday despite 11 points from Heather Watson and eight by Brittany Vaught.

    CHS fell to 0-2 in district play with a 67-43 setback at Adair County on Tuesday.

  • Lady Cards from nine down to...

    Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals overcame a nine-point deficit to upend Adair County 60-57 in overtime Friday night in Columbia.

    The Lady Cardinals (5-1) trailed 33-24 going to the final eight minutes of regulation.

    However, it only took Jenny Jessie’s club 22 seconds to get within a basket after MeLeigha Pollock converted a three-point play and Mercedes Cox hit two free throws and a lay-up.

    Elizabeth Thomas’ two free throws tied the game 47-47 with 1:34 remaining, but McKenzie Martin converted a three-point play for the Lady Indians.

  • Eagles slip by Cards 54-53

    Bryton Taylor took the in-bounds pass and went the length of the court for the game-winning lay-up to propel Campbellsville past Taylor County 54-53 on Tuesday night.

    The home-standing Cardinals had taken the lead at 53-52 on Lloyd Stotts’ down-the-lane hoop.

    The Eagles (2-0), which opened the season with an overtime win over Henderson County in its own Tip-Off Classic on Saturday, led by six points (16-10) early in the second quarter.

  • Indians outlast Cards 41-35 in...

    Each team found it tough to make baskets from the field, but Adair County hit 18 of its 24 free throws to pin a 41-35 loss on visiting Taylor County on Friday night in Columbia.

    The Cardinals, who dropped to 2-2 overall and 0-2 vs. district foes, fought back from an eight-point third-quarter deficit to take a 35-34 lead on Tevin Webster’s free throw at 1:43.

    Taylor County used a Matt McDonald lane bucket, two free throws each by Lloyd Stotts and Chase Seaborne and two hoops by Webster to go on top.

  • Lady Tigers capture volleyball...

    Louisville native Renee Netherton eclipsed the 1,000 kill mark in her final career match and turned a 23-23 third set into a 25-23 NCCAA National Championship with back-to-back kills to sweep top-seed Mount Vernon Nazarene 3-0 Saturday in Kissimmee, Fla.

    “I’m a little nervous to take my uniform off, because once I do it’s over,” Netherton said. “I’m excited we went out so strong. It’s such a great feeling to be able to picture that last hit in my head. That’s going to stay with me forever.”

  • Cards clip highly-rated E-town

    Lloyd Stotts, Tevin Webster and the rest of the Taylor County High School boys’ basketball team either did not get or ignored the memo sent out about what the Cardinals were supposed to do during the 2009-10 campaign.

    Taylor County, picked somewhere just below the middle of the pack after heavy graduation losses, downed Elizabethtown, one of the Fifth Region’s top three teams, 57-52 at home on Friday night for a 2-0 start.

    The Cardinals trailed only twice at 4-2 and 36-34 and out-hustled and out-played the visiting Panthers (1-1).