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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cards down Hart to stop skid

    Taylor County defeated Hart County on the road Tuesday night and stopped the Lady Cardinals' modest softball losing streak.

    Last week, TCHS fell 3-1 at Pulaski County and 3-0 at home to Meade County.

    Becca Cook, Bethany Skaggs, Haley Franklin and McCall Turpin each had a hit vs. Pulaski while Chelsea Nicholas was the only Lady Card runner vs. Meade County when she reached on an error.

    Skaggs went the distance in both games and had six strikeouts vs. Meade.

    This week started with a 13-2 setback at home vs. Green County.

  • CU opens with 5-2 win in...

    The Campbellsville University baseball Tigers defeated William Penn University 5-2 in the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round at the Lou Brock Sports Complex in St. Charles, Mo.

    Coach Beauford Sanders' club, seeded No. 1 in the Lindenwood region, tallied three runs in the bottom of the first inning and allowed only four hits.

    With one out, Nathan Quesenberry tripled and scored on Chris Curley's double.

    Brian Chase hit the next pitch for a three-run homer and a 3-0 Campbellsville cushion.

  • CHS goes to 12-10 by triumphing...

    Campbellsville defeated Bryan Station 10-5 on May 7 and conquered LaRue County 4-3 on Monday.

    The Eagles (12-10) used three hits and three runs batted in from winning pitcher Aaron Schwoebel to best Bryan Station.

    Taylor Levi added two singles and three walks while Chris Holmes, Adam Simmons and Jeffrey Eastridge had two-hit outings and Ben Janes tripled in two runs.

    Janes pitched a complete game vs. LaRue County and had a walk-off two-run double in the seventh inning.

    Schwoebel added three hits while Simmons had two.

  • Green sweeps Heartland track

    Green County High School's boys' and girls' teams chalked up team championships in Tuesday's Heartland Athletic Conference Track and Field Meet in Lebanon.

    The Lady Dragons were paced by junior Raegan Deaton's first-place efforts in the 400- and 800-meter runs and 4x400- and 4x800-meter relays.

    Summer Sebastian triumphed in the shot put and discus for the GCHS girls while Baylee Shofner was first in the 1,600-meter run and Molly Frank tops in the 3,200.

  • CU's Briggs places first at...

    Detrick Briggs is Campbellsville University's first National Christian College Athletic Association All-American in track and field after winning the triple jump at the recent NCCAA meet at Indiana Wesleyan College in Marion, Ind.

    Briggs' jump of 13.81 meters (45-3.75 feet) placed him at the top of his event.

  • Cox's bat on fire at...

    Last week was an eventful week for former Campbellsville, Taylor County and Pleasure Ridge Park baseball player Zack Cox and former Campbellsville High School and Campbellsville University football player Brad Lawson.

    Cox broke out of his first collegiate slump at the University of Arkansas while Lawson is taking a new coaching position in western Kentucky.

    Cox, who saw his average drop below .250, enjoyed his second straight .400 or better week by going 6-15 in the four games he started with three extra-base hits, including a pair of homers.

  • CU collects fifth straight MSC...

    Campbellsville University beat Georgetown 7-5 on Sunday afternoon for its fifth straight Mid-South Conference Tournament baseball title and earned the league's automatic bid to the NAIA national tournament.

    Georgetown had forced an if-necessary game by beating CU 9-4 in a Friday matchup in Campbellsville. The final was moved to Georgetown because heavy rains had CU's field under water.

  • Marion teams, Lady Eagle duo...

    Marion County High School captured the boys’ and girls’ team titles at the Heartland Athletic Conference Tennis Tournament on Tuesday at the Miller Park courts.

    It was the Knight boys’ third consecutive crown and the Lady Knights’ sixth championship in the last seven seasons.

    Marion County had the top two teams in boys’ doubles (Noah Swencki and Jacob Burdette defeated Alex Mayo and Trey Hamilton) and was runner-up (Joseph George) in boys’ singles.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    The sports schedule through May 15 is:

    Thursday, April 30

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at Taylor County (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Washington County at Campbellsville (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS — Taylor County at Adair County.

    Friday, May 1

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Taylor County at Cumberland County (5:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Caverna at Campbellsville (6:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL TRACK — Taylor County Invitational.

  • Fountain named Offensive MVP

    Greg Fountain, who led Campbellsville University and the nation in rushing last season, was named the Offensive MVP for the Nationals in the Third Annual College Franz/Victory Sports Network NAIA Senior Classic played April 25 in Plate City, Mo.

    The 6-3, 231-pound Fountain led all rushers in the game with 67 yards with a workmanlike 23 carries. Fountain broke the game's longest run of 20 yards in the second quarter, setting up his team's second touchdown.