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Today's Sports

  • Lady Eagles lose at Caverna, at...

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles dropped both of their games in the season-opening week of prep basketball in Kentucky.

    Coach Cameron Jackson’s club fell 74-40 at Caverna on Tuesday despite double-digit efforts from Tiffany Slone (15) and Ashyya Robinson (10) and eight points by Brittany Vaught.

    On Friday, the Lady Eagles dropped their home debut 51-37 to LaRue County as Slone had 22 points.

  • TCHS' Turpin commits to CU

    Not many Campbellsville University football recruits can say they were there the first and last time the Fighting Tigers beat rival Georgetown College, but CU’s second commitment for 2010 can.

    Taylor County High School quarterback Lance Turpin phoned in his decision to the CU coaches Tuesday, becoming the first son of a Fighting Tiger to commit to wear the maroon and gray uniform.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Dec. 3

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

    Friday, Dec. 4

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Elizabethtown at Taylor County (7:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — LaRue County at Campbellsville (7:30) and Taylor County at Meade County (7:45).

    Saturday, Dec. 5

  • TC rolls past WC 62-23

    Washington County hit a three-pointer early to lead 3-1, but it was all Taylor County from that point on as coach Troy Young’s Cardinals rolled past the visiting Commanders 62-23 in the season debut on Tuesday,

    Junior post player Tevin Webster had seven points in the first quarter, five more in the second frame and six in the third period to finish with a game-high 18 points.

    Senior guard Lloyd Stotts also reached double figures for the home team with 12 points, and 11 of the 13 players to dress and play for TCHS dotted the scoring column.

  • Updated football results,...

    High schools

    Campbellsville (7-5)

    Aug. 22    LaRue County    12-30

    Aug. 28    Russell County    20-39

    Sept. 4    at Taylor County    30-21

    Sept. 11    at Bethlehem    20-14

    Sept. 17    Green County    18-56

    Sept. 25    at Lynn Camp    12-6

    Oct. 2    at Berea    26-14

  • Eagles, Lady Knights should win...

    A pair of local basketball teams should be in the thick of the battle for Fifth Region championships as the high school roundball seasons begin tonight in the commonwealth.

    Campbellsville High School’s boys, along with North Hardin and Elizabethtown, are the three favorites to succeed Adair County as the region’s best come March in Greensburg.

    Coach Tim Davis’ Eagles are led by seniors Bryton Taylor and Thomas Downs, both rated as Top 10 players in the region.

  • CHS duo, TC quarterback have...

    The old saying “records are meant to be broken” has surely held up in the last couple of years in local high school football.

    Taylor County, despite winning its only regional title on the gridiron in 1999, claimed its first all-out district crown last season.

    And despite Campbellsville’s winning a regional championship in 1998, the Eagles established more individual records during the just-completed campaign.

    Leonard Macon caught 50 passes for 986 yards and scored 166 points in his only season as a Cardinal.

  • CU baseball Tigers rated No. 8

    Campbellsville University will open the 2010 season in February where 2009 left off — ranked No. 9 in the NAIA Baseball Coaches’ Poll. The Tigers have 503 points in the 2010 preseason poll released Tuesday.

    Coach Beauford Sanders’ Tigers finished the 2009 season with a 39-12 record and its fifth-straight Mid-South Conference Championship.

    CU went on to advance to the NAIA World Series for the first time in program history.

  • CU squeaks by Bluefield 3-2 in...

    After 110 minutes of stalemate soccer, it came down to one shot and one goal save for the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers.

    Cassie Yannelli made the shot and Erin Grimsley saved the shot on goal, and the Campbellsville University women’s soccer team advanced 3-2 in a shoot-out over Bluefield College on Saturday afternoon.

    The win allows the Lady Tigers to meet King College in the semi-finals of the National Christian College Athletic Association regional this Friday in Covenant, Ga.

  • Tiger gridders conclude season...

    Campbellsville University closed out its football season with a 31-17 road victory at Pikeville College on Saturday.

    It’s the first season with seven or more wins since 2003.

    “It’s another growing step in our program,” CU head coach Perry Thomas said. “I’m proud of the guys. I’m proud of the school and the community for their support.”

    Campbellsville struck first when David Mason caught a 28-yard pass from Nathan Cooper to the Pikeville 3. He finished the drive by punching in a 3-yard touchdown.