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Today's Sports

  • Lady Tigers find one under the...

    Campbellsville University Lady Tiger coach Ginger Colvin thinks she found a player flying under the basketball radar in Graves County High School's Kayla Hopkins.

    "We got onto her late," says Colvin, "but I think we've found a good, solid prospect."

    Hopkins, according to Colvin, is not flashy but has a solid floor game, can create and gets other players involved. She's also a great student, according to Colvin.

    "She's just what we need."

  • Tigers fight back to title tilt...

    Campbellsville University is two-thirds into an improbable comeback after wins on Thursday against Lindenwood University (17-8) and Kansas Wesleyan (11-0) in the NAIA Region 8 Baseball Tournament at the Lou Brock Sports Complex in St. Charles, Mo.

    Coach Beauford Sanders' Tigers faced Wesleyan on Friday with the winner earning a berth in the NAIA World Series, which begins this Friday at Lewis-Clark State College, Lewiston, Idaho.

  • Veterans Memorial Park softball...

    The Veterans Memorial Park softball schedule for May 18-21 is:

    Monday, May 18 (Men’s Church)

    6:10 (1)    Woodlawn Christian vs. Living Grace 2

    6:10 (2)    Freedom Baptist vs. Campbellsville Baptist

    7:15 (1)    Palestine Baptist vs. Summersville Baptist

    7:15 (2)    Elk Horn Baptist vs. Vineyard

    8:20 (1)    Robinson Creek Baptist vs. Campbellsville Christian

    8:20 (2)    First Baptist vs. Columbia Nazarene

  • Cards take week to upend Eagles

    It took nearly seven full days, but Taylor County sewed up the No. 1 seed in the 20th District Baseball Tournament by downing cross-town rival Campbellsville 8-5 on Monday night.

    The game started last Tuesday and saw the Cardinals leading 7-1 after four innings when the base umpire called the game a forfeit.

    However, the KHSAA ruled on Friday that the game had to be completed and it was done so six days later.

  • Lady Eagles go 3-2 as regular...

    Campbellsville's softball team swept Metcalfe County and beat Caverna while losing to Hart County and Barren County in high school action.

    The Lady Eagles blanked Caverna 11-0 on May 5 as Hannah Taylor tossed a two-hitter and Ashley Bates, Megan Shively and Alex Davis had two-hit games for CHS.

    Hart County edged Campbellsville 2-1 on May 7 with Amber Gamboa allowing only one earned run and Danielle Morris and Shively getting the lone Lady Eagle hits.

    The Lady Eagles swept Metcalfe County on Monday 6-5 and 8-4.

  • 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.