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  • Tigers get 11th win over Shawnee...

    Campbellsville University rang up its 11th win Friday night in Warsaw, Ky. by defeating Shawnee State 75-68.

    It was the second time in three weeks that the Tigers (11-3) got the better of Shawnee State (4-8), having defeated them 62-58 in Portsmouth, Ohio on Nov.  24.

    Tigers’ Coach Keith Adkins thinks Shawnee State may be just a few pieces away from competing when they join the Mid-South Conference next season.

    “They’re just young,” said Adkins. “They play mostly freshmen and sophomores.”

  • TC falls in first round

    Taylor County lost its opening game, but bounced back to upend Ballard Memorial 58-45 on Tuesday in the T.J. Samson Holiday Classic at Barren County High School.

    The Cardinals saw a 13-point lead shrink to four in the first half before Cody VanMeter’s three-point play enabled TCHS to move the lead back out.

    In the third frame, the Bombers again moved within four, but a Lloyd Stotts’ trey and VanMeter’s lane jumper spearheaded Taylor County’s double-digit win.

  • CHS easily handles Adair

    Bryton Taylor had 18 points in the third frame and led Adair County 27-26 going to the final quarter as Campbellsville easily handled the home-standing Indians 67-43 on Tuesday night in Columbia.

    The Eagles (3-1) never trailed in the game and led by nine thrice in the first half.

    Taylor took over in the third period and expanded to 24 (50-26) on his left-wing trey with 11.8 left in the quarter.

    Eight other CHS players scored, but Taylor was the lone Eagle to reach double digits.

    Kyle Sandusky led Adair County with 21 points while Tristan Reece added 10.

  • 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.