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Today's Sports

  • 2011 Sports year in review

    The championship trophies won locally by Taylor County High School’s boys’ basketball team, the Campbellsville University Lady Tiger basketball squad and the Campbellsville High School baseball squad were just a few of the highlights on the local sports scene in 2011.
    Here’s a month-by-month peek back:
    January
    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles defeat Fort Knox 64-47 at home as Tiffany Slone (23) and Brittany Vaught (17) combine for points.

  • What might/could happen in...

    The crystal ball is dusty and quite inconsistent, but it’s still time to predict what might happen on the local, state and national scene this year in sports.

    January

  • Lady Eagles take two of three in...

    Campbellsville High School’s Lady Eagles were only a few seconds away from a perfect weekend, but Buckhorn hit a late three-pointer to edge coach Cameron Jackson’s club 43-42 on Saturday afternoon.
    The Lady Eagles started their own All “A” Invitational with a 46-34 triumph over Whitefield Academy of Louisville on Friday night at Campbellsville Middle School.
    Brittany Vaught and Tiffany slone scored 17 points apiece as CHS won the final three quarters 42-25.

  • Lady Tigers trip up ranked teams...

    After beating No.3-ranked Azusa the night before, Campbellsville University’s Lady Tigers had validation on its mind on Dec. 10 when it took on 12th-ranked Bethel in its second game of the Citizens Bank Holiday Hoops Classic.
    And validation it got as the Lady Tigers pulled away in the second half for a 76-57 win, the second in a row over a top-20 team.
    “We didn’t play with a ton of energy in the first half,” head coach Ginger Colvin said, “but I thought we came out and did in the second half.”

  • Tuesday, Dec. 13 high school...

    Lady Cards use fast start to best Bethlehem 63-44
    Rachel Riggs (20) and Hannah Howard (19) combined for 39 points and Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals used a 23-11 start to upend visiting Bethlehem (0-5) on Tuesday night at home.
    Riggs and Howard each had eight field goals, with three of Howard’s coming from behind the arc and Riggs hitting four free throws.
    Haley Wright added 12 points for coach Jenny Jessie’s squad.

    Cards can’t overcome 17-6 first, fall to Bethlehem

  • Knights knock down Eagles 75-34

    Marion County led 22-1 at the first-quarter stop and never looked back en route to a 75-34 rout of the Campbellsville High School Eagles on Friday night.
    Mason Wethington led the Eagles (0-6) with nine points while Demontez Smith had seven.
    Carlos Litsey and Brandon Knopp had 14 apiece for the Knights (7-1).

  • Lady Dragons roll over Lady Cards

    Green County High School’s Lady Dragons used a run of 12-2 in the first quarter, a 24-4 spurt in the second frame and a 14-2 start in the third period to race past home-standing Taylor County 71-31 on Friday night.
    Green County (5-2) was led by its backcourt of junior Rachel Marr and Western Kentucky University-bound Micah Jones with 20 and 16 points, respectively, with sophomore Kayla Bale adding 11.
    Senior Rachel Riggs led Taylor County with 13 points.

  • Cards dump Dragons, improve to 4...

    Taylor County High School’s boys’ team had a big enough lead to overcome an 18-3 Green County spurt in the third quarter and down the visiting Dragons 68-54 on Friday night.
    The Cardinals (4-2) built a 23-point cushion (46-23) behind the play of the TCHS trifecta of senior Trae Wells (21), eighth-grader Quentin Goodin (18) and sophomore Caleb Wigginton (13), who combined for 52 TCHS points. Senior Lucas Bradshaw also had nine for the Cardinals.
    Senior Levi Rattliff paced the Dragons (1-5) with 19 points.

  • TC boys, Adair girls post...

    Lucas Bradshaw got his own offensive rebound and sank two free throws with 1.9 seconds remaining to send Taylor County past home-standing Adair County 48-46 on Friday night.
    Bradshaw led the Cards with 15 points while freshman Quentin Goodin finished with 14, including two three-pointers and four free throws in the final frame. Trae Wells had 10 before fouling out at 3:54.
    Seventh-grade subs Kel Stotts and Chance Melton led the Indians with 15 and 10 points, respectively.

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  • Lady Cards come back to down CHS

    Campbellsville led for the first 28 minutes, but Taylor County’s Lady Cardinals used a 16-0 run en route to a 52-41 home victory over the Lady Eagles on Tuesday night.
    CHS (0-3) built a 20-15 half-time lead behind Tiffany Slone’s seven points and four by Heather Watson and a three-pointer from Graison Biggs.
    Coach Cameron Jackson’s club overcame its third tie at 33-33 when Watson nailed a right-wing trey with 4:38 left in the cross-town shoot-out.