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Today's Sports

  • CU Tigers ousted from NAIA World...

    Campbellsville University was eliminated form the Avista-NAIA World Series on Saturday 6-5 by Southern Polytechnic State (Ga.)

    For the Tigers, their first trip to the NAIA World Series was made up of lost opportunities in Lewiston, Idaho.

    The Tigers left 21 base runners stranded in two games (13 on Saturday).

    Campbellsville led 2-1 and 4-3, but left five runners on base in the last three innings while trying to rally against the Hornets.

  • Eagles eliminated by 12-2 by...

    Campbellsville never trailed but had to battle Green County to the wire before posting a 5-3 triumph in the final first-round game of the Fifth Region Baseball Tournament at John Hardin.

    The Eagles (15-12) led 1-0 before the first lightning delay on a double by Ben Janes and a Green County balk.

    CHS made it 2-0 in the third when Zach Altman was hit by a pitch, stole second and was singled home by Aaron Schwoebel.

    The Dragons used a double from Chavis McDermott and a single by Justin Givens to cut its deficit to 2-1.

  • Fifth Region Tournament pairings

    Fifth Region Baseball Tournament

    At John Hardin

    Monday, May 25

    Elizabethtown 12, LaRue County 5

    Taylor County 12, Nelson County 10

    Central Hardin 21, Bardstown 0

    Campbellsville 5, Green County 3

    Tuesday, May 26

    Elizabethtown 10, Taylor County 0

    Central Hardin 12, Campbellsville 2

    Wednesday, May 27

    6:30 - Elizabethtown vs. Central Hardin 

    Fifth Region Softball Tournament

    At North Hardin

    Monday, May 25

    Taylor County 12, Washington County 0

  • Cards clip Nelson, no-hit by E-...

    Taylor County raced out to a 10-1 lead and posted a 12-10 triumph in the Fifth Region Baseball Tournament at John Hardin on Monday.

    The Cardinals (19-15) tallied a run in the first inning on back-to-back doubles by Jacob Wise and Joel Hardesty before sending 13 to the plate in the second and scoring nine runs.

    Chase Roution and Wise had two-run doubles before Hardesty singled. Tyler Yates' two-run single made it 8-1 and Blake Dudgeon's safety put Taylor County up 9-1 before Dudgeon tallied the 10th run on a double steal.

  • BREAKING NEWS: Tigers ousted...

    For Campbellsville University, making its first trip to the NAIA World Series, baseball has been a game of lost opportunities since it arrived in Lewiston, Idaho.

    The Tigers left 21 base runners stranded in two games (13 on Saturday) and lost 6-5 to Southern Poly State (Ga.). The loss bumped the Tigers from the tournament and Southern Poly won its first-ever World Series game in its third trip to Lewiston.

    Campbellsville led 2-1 and 4-3 but left five runners on base in the last three innings while trying to rally against the Hornets.

  • TC's Thomas and Taylor in...

    Two of the more popular players in recent Taylor County High School athletics were in the news big-time last week.

    Chris Thomas, the Cardinals' all-time leading single-season and career football rusher and scorer, received word he will be a full-fledged walk-on for the University of Kentucky gridiron squad once school starts in August.

    The NCAA has numbers limitations where only so many athletes can practice until school is in session.

  • CHS repeats as district champs

    No. 3-seed Campbellsville scored 13 runs in innings four through six and held off top-seed Taylor County 15-11 on Wednesday night in Lebanon to repeat as 20th District Tournament baseball champions.

    The Eagles (14-12) fell behind 6-2 when the Cardinals (18-15) scored four runs in the bottom of the third.

    Joel Hardesty started the TCHS rally with a solo home run to left-center field and Aylette Cowherd, A.J. Wayne and Levi Smith followed with a pair of singles and a double, respectively.

  • Baseball Tigers lose in World...

    Lee (Tenn.) University used three early home runs to pin a 5-2 loss on the Campbellsville University baseball Tigers in the opening game of the Avista-NAIA World Series on Friday in Lewiston, Idaho.

    The Tigers never overcame the Flames' 4-1 start as the 2008 national runners-up hit three long balls in the first four innings.

    Campbellsville got a home run from catcher Jimmy Voelker in the second and a bases-loaded walk to Brian Chase in the third.

  • CHS qualifies 11 for state track

    Campbellsville High School's boys' team was third and the girls' squad fifth at the Class A, Region 2 Track Meet in Greensburg on Saturday night.

    The squads, coached by Ben Davis and Katie Wilkerson, respectively, qualified 11 members for this weekend's state meet.

  • Lady Cards make it six straight...

    Taylor County High has a pretty good winning percentage in the finals of district softball, winning 15 times in 25 years.

    The Lady Cardinals did it again on Tuesday in Columbia, scoring all the runs they would need (five) in the first inning and rolling past Adair County 11-2.

    It was the sixth straight title for Taylor County and second straight for head coach Kelly Townsend.

    Four hits in the first and two Lady Indian errors opened the floodgates for the Lady Cards. The first three batters bunted and scored as Adair appeared to have early-game fielding jitters.