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Today's Sports

  • CU uses blocked FG to hold off...

    Senior Day is supposed to be a day where senior football players step up big, and homecoming should always be memorable. Senior defensive back Calvin Bini made sure both came true for Campbellsville University on Saturday as he blocked a field goal to secure a 22-21 victory over Faulkner University with 18 seconds left to play.

    With the Tigers holding a narrow lead, Faulkner drove 48 yards in seven plays to set up a potential game-winning field goal try from 37 yards. Bini slipped around the left side and blocked the kick as the Finley Stadium crowd erupted in cheers.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Oct. 28

    HIGH SCHOOL CROSS COUNTRY — Taylor County in Barren County Invitational.

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S SOCCER — Asbury at Campbellsville (7:30).

    Friday, Oct. 29

    HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL — Washington County at Campbellsville (7:30).

    UNIVERSITY VOLLEYBALL — Campbellsville vs. SCAD (12:00) and Taylor University (6:00) in Georgetown College Boneyard Brawl.

    Saturday, Oct. 30

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S SOCCER — Campbellsville at Asbury (12:30).

  • Football results and remaining...

    High schools

    Campbellsville (4-5)

    Aug. 21    Breathitt County 6-16

    Aug. 27    @Russell Co. 6-25

    Sept. 3    Taylor County 22-0

    Sept. 10    Bethlehem 6-7

    Sept. 16    @Green County 8-43

    Sept. 24    Lynn Camp 14-0

    Oct. 1    Berea 20-6

    Oct. 8    @Williamsburg 12-30

    Oct. 22    @Clinton County 46-6

    Oct. 29    Washington County

    Taylor County (1-9)

  • Davis scores 24 for CHS

    Matthew Davis might be used to scoring 20 points on the hardwood and getting a couple of steals for the Campbellsville High School hoop team. However, on Friday night the Eagle senior scored 24 points and had two fumble recoveries in the CHS’ 46-6 district triumph at Clinton County.

    Davis, in his first season of varsity football, had been used mainly on defense for Jay Cobb’s club, but on Friday he excelled on both sides of the ball.

  • Area sports calendar

    Taylor County Cardinals’ Girls’ Youth

    Basketball League evaluations Saturday and Monday

    The Taylor County Cardinals’ Girls’ Youth Basketball League is now taking applications by mail-in or e-mail.

    The league is for girls in first through sixth grade who are enrolled in Taylor County Elementary, Taylor County Middle or Kentucky Christian School.

  • Wayne beats Taylor 44-13 in...

    Taylor County saw its high school football season end Thursday night with a 44-13 home loss to Wayne County at Thomas Porter Stadium.

    The visitors took the lead on Devin Sloan’s five-yard run with 9:38 left in the opening frame. The senior set up the score on his own 38-yard run.

    Taylor County answered quickly. Despite losing 12 yards on its first three runs with an incompletion, Matthew Johns connected with Blake Dudgeon down the left sideline for a 66-yard score.

  • So close, yet so far away

    Thirty minutes of football wasn’t enough for the Campbellsville University football team in a Mid-South Conference cross-divisional game on Saturday, as they came up short at University of the Cumberlands 34-28.

    After trailing the entire game and being shut out in the first half 19-0 the Fighting Tigers responded with 14 points in both the third and fourth quarters to be in position to win with 49 seconds left to play.

  • Few changes in 2011-14 football...

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association approved the football alignment for the 2011-2014 seasons on Monday.

    The alignment could be adjusted after two years, but only have a school would have at least 12 percent loss or gain in enrollment.

    The Board of Control voted to allow these changes to the original proposal:

    u Butler County from District Three to District Two in Class 2A. (Thus, Green County’s district will have four teams (the Dragons, Clinton County, Glasgow and Metcalfe County) instead of five from the original draft.)

  • Golden Lions roar past Cardinals...

    Garrard County needed only 39 seconds to score the only points it needed and the Golden Lions roared past Taylor County’s Cardinals 54-0 on Friday night in Lancaster.

    Cory Wilson ran sweeps to the right side and gained 59 and 10 yards, respectively, to put Garrard County (4-4 overall and 3-1 in district play) on the board at 11:21.

  • TCMS upends CMS in CKMSAC play-...

    Taylor County avenged a 34-0 regular-season loss and downed visiting Campbellsville 40-22 in the semifinals of the Central Kentucky Middle School Athletic Conference football play-offs Thursday night at Thomas Porter Stadium.

    The Eagles had built a 22-18 half-time cushion on three touchdown runs by Eric Lamer and conversion tallies by Thomas Webb and Austin Ward.

    However, the Cardinals, who tallied first-half touchdown passes from Quentin Goodin to Caleb Lee and Hunter Christie and a Goodin 23-yard run, out-scored CMS 22-0 in the second half.