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Today's Sports

  • Wigginton scores 28 in Lady...

    Hope Wigginton scored Taylor County's first nine points and the last two of the first quarter to spark the Lady Cardinals to a 58-36 home triumph over Washington County on Tuesday night.

    Wigginton, a sophomore guard, had 11 points in the first quarter, three in the second frame, nine in the third period and five in the last quarter en route to her 28-point night.

    MeLeigha Pollock added 13 for coach Jenny Jessie's club while Megan Peake had seven points and a game-high nine rebounds.

  • Lady Tigers use 13 treys to...

    Melly Heaton sank five three-point baskets and fellow sophomore Wendi Messer had four treys in pacing the Campbellsville University Lady Tigers past Pikeville College 91-67 in the Powell Athletic Center on Thursday night.

    Heaton led CU, who connected on 13 of 26 shots from behind the arc, with 21 points while Whitney Ballinger added 20, Courtney Danis 15 and Messer 12. Ballinger also had eight rebounds and five blocked shots while T.J. Thomas had six assists and three steals.

  • Lady Eagles crush KSD, CHS...

    Campbellsville High School's Lady Eagles won their seventh game of the season as coach Cameron Jackson was afforded the luxury of playing his youngest players in a 65-16 shellacking of Kentucky School for the Deaf in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Tuesday.

    Eighth-grader Heather Watson led the Lady Eagles with 16 points while junior Ashley Kessinger added 14 and eighth-grader Brittany Vaught had nine.

    The Lady Eagles host Washington County on Saturday before entertaining Caverna on Tuesday and Fort Knox next Thursday.

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  • Lady Tigers, Georgetown men romp

    Campbellsville University split a Mid-South Conference twinbill at Georgetown on Saturday.

    The Lady Tigers (22-3) chalked up a 75-56 triumph as Whitney Ballinger (17), Courtney Danis (16) and Melly Heaton (11) paced coach Ginger Colvin's club.

    Georgetown won the men's tilt 73-45 with Zach Allender and Troy Harris scoring 15 and 12 points, respectively, for CU.

  • Tigers ink 45 new football...

    It was announced on Wednesday that 45 new players will be donning a Campbellsville University Tiger uniform in the fall of 2009.

    Head Coach Perry Thomas says this class is quite strong and should make an immediate impact.

    "We feel really good about the guys we are bringing in," Thomas said. "This class rivals the class we brought in last year. Any time you are building to win a national championship, you have to be able to stack strong recruiting classes back to back and we feel we have done this."

  • TCHS boys roll by Commanders 67-...

    Taylor County canned 10 three-pointers and demolished visiting Washington County 67-37 on Tuesday night.

    The Cardinals led only 9-8 before tallying the game's next 16 points and the rout was on.

    Chase Cox hit four treys while fellow senior back-court starting mate Michael Coulter and reserve guard Tyler Moss had three apiece.

    Cox finished with 24 points while Lloyd Stotts added 10 and Coulter, Moss and senior Shane Morris had nine apiece for coach Troy Young's outfit.

    Lee Mudd (13) was the lone double-digit scorer for the Commanders.

  • Adair withstands Lady Eagle rally

    Adair County used a 14-0 run after the game was tied at 6-6 and downed the visiting Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles 63-56 on Friday night.

    Coach Cameron Jackson's club fought back to within six (36-30) on a three-point play by Ashyya Robinson in the third quarter and were within seven (60-53) with 1:04 left in the game after Bronte Karr's block jumper from a pass by Amber Gamboa.

    Freshman Tiffany Slone, who hit four first-half treys, led Campbellsville with 22 points while seniors Gamboa had nine and Karr and Danielle Morris eight apiece.

  • Cards post two wins around Adair...

    Taylor County High School's boys' hoop squad won a pair of games around a 20th District loss at Adair County.

    The Cardinals fell to the Indians 64-54 in a make-up clash in Columbia on Monday.

    Chase Cox and Lloyd Stotts hit a pair of free throws each to knot the score at 51-51 with 1:25 to play. However, Adair County used a Corey Helm lay-up, a three-point play from Darren Ballou and eight more free throws to post the triumph.

    Chase Cox led Taylor County with 22 points while Leonard Macon had 13 and Michael Coulter 11.

  • Lady Tigers finish first half of...

    Campbellsville University (21-3, 6-0 Mid-South) started the second half on Thursday with an offensive explosion, and the Lady Tigers outscored the Golden Bears 22-3 to extend their 11-point first half lead to 48-17.

    Campbellsville's Melly Heaton netted 16 points on 6-14 shooting with four of those baskets coming from three-point range to lead the Lady Tigers.

    Ashley Blaney led WVU-Tech (2-20, 0-6) with 12 points while Sharnage Young added 11 for the Golden Bears.

    Campbellsville played at Georgetown on Saturday and hosts Pikeville on Thursday (6:00).

  • Strong Golden Bear second half...

    West Virginia Tech got a slow start on Thursday against the Tigers of Campbellsville University.

    However, a three-point bucket by Sam Robertson at the 15-minute mark put the Golden Bears up 9-8 and Tech never looked trailed, winning 75-59.

    The Golden Bears shot well from the field with Tech shooting 44 percent for the game while holding the Tigers to a frigid 25 percent in the second half and 34 percent for the Mid-South Conference contest.