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Today's Sports

  • Lady Eagles stop seven-season...

    The streak is finally over.

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles broke a 16-game losing streak to Taylor County that covered nearly seven years in softball with a 9-6 triumph on Tuesday night at home.

    The Lady Eagles fell behind 1-0 on Megan Peake's first-inning double and trailed 2-1 after a Karrie Cave second-inning single.

    However, the Lady Eagles broke open a 3-3 tie with a six-run fourth frame.

    A pair of errors around a wild pitch put CHS up 4-3 before Ashley Kessinger singled home the fifth run.

  • No. 10 Campbellsville U. knocks...

    Campbellsville University downed Union (Ky.) College 12-6 on Wednesday in a battle of Top 10 nationally-rated baseball teams.

    Senior Marc Wilson, who entered the game with a perfect 7-0 pitching record, held the Bulldogs scoreless until the third when Union put up five runs to take a 5-1 lead.

    In the bottom of the fifth, Nick Bertolucci led off with a drag bunt before Tyler Derby and Chris Curley got walks to load the bases.

  • Rattliff runs first in Bluegrass...

    Bluegrass Speedway opened its gates for the 2009 season opening event on April 18 and Justin Rattliff of Campbellsville scored the victory in the 44 Auto Mart Super Late Model feature event for his first career victory at the half-mile Nelson County clay oval.

    Joey Kramer of Hanover, Ind. won the Modified feature event while Pat Hagan of New Haven saw the checkered flag first in the WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman feature and Mike Cozzin Jr. of Borden, Ind. triumphed in the Street Stock main event.

  • CHS track teams complete first...

    Campbellsville High School's boys were fourth and the Lady Eagles fifth in the six-team Marion County All Comers Track Meet on Tuesday.

    Michael McCubbin paced the CHS boys with first-place showings in the 200- and 400-meter dashes and a fourth-place effort in the long jump.

  • Upcoming local sporting events

    Monday, April 20

    HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL — Campbellsville at North Hardin (5:30) and Taylor County at Hart County (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Adair County at Campbellsville (5:30) and Marion County at Taylor County (5:30).

    HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS — Bardstown at Campbellsville.

    Tuesday, April 21

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

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

  • Lady Tigers ink Montgomery...

    The top player in the 10th Region signed to play basketball at Campbellsville University when Montgomery County's Mackenzie Lee accepted a scholarship offer earlier this month from Lady Tiger coach Ginger Colvin.

    Lee was about 8 years old when her sister, Whitney, signed with CU. No stranger to Lady Tiger basketball, the 5-7 senior for the Lady Indians played in five state tournaments after competing for one of the winningest programs in the state in the last decade.

  • Lady Eagles drop district opener...

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles dropped its district softball opener on Wednesday before besting Hart County on Thursday.

    The Lady Eagles fell 7-2 at Adair County as the Lady Indians raced out to a 5-1 advantage.

    Ashley Bates had two hits for CHS while Danielle Morris, Ashley Kessinger, Megan Shively and Tiffany Slone had one apiece.

    The Lady Eagles pushed across three runs in the fourth inning to conquer Hart County 5-3 at home.

  • Lady Eagles go 3-2 on Florida...

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles went 3-2 on their spring trip to the Sunshine State last week.

    Coach Dale Estes' team bested Corbin 11-7 in the first game on April 5 as Amber Gamboa went 3-5 and Tiffany Slone 2-4.

    Slone had three runs batted in while Gamboa, Ashley Kessinger and Hannah Taylor had two apiece.

    Kessinger, Taylor, Danielle Morris, Ashley Bates and Alex Davis also hit safely.

  • Chase-powered baseball Tigers...

    The No. 10-rated Campbellsville University baseball Tigers have once again clinched a regional berth as they swept St. Catharine College on the road.

    The win for coach Beauford Sanders' Tigers moved them to 29-7 overall and 15-1 in the Mid-South Conference. The Tigers will be the No. 1 seed in the Mid-South Conference Tournament the end of this month.

    In the two-game sweep, Ian Pick and Marc Wilson both moved to 6-0 on the season.

    Wilson was especially dominant, allowing just one run in the complete-game effort.

  • Campbellsville U. hosting...

    Campbellsville University's baseball and softball teams are dominating Mid-South Conference play, but there is also basketball and football occurring big-time on campus.

    The Kentucky All Stars will host try-outs Friday and Saturday.

    The girls' team will have scrimmages tomorrow from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.

    The boys' squad, which includes Courier-Journal second-team all-state guard Chase Cox of Taylor County, will work out tomorrow from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 3 p.m.