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Today's Sports

  • Thomas breaks two records at...

    Taylor County High School senior Chris Thomas won his class for the second year in a row and broke two state records at the State Weightlifting Meet at Central Hardin High School on March 9.

    Thomas broke the dead lift record (645 set in 1995 by Trigg County's Shelando Grubbs) with a lift of 650 in the 205-pound class. He also broke the total pounds mark (1,000 previously held by Bardstown's William Redd in 1993) with 1,015 total. Thomas had 365 on the bench press.

    Thomas was named Outstanding Lifter of the Day.

  • Cards notch seventh in first 10...

    Taylor High School had its five-game winning streak snapped on Tuesday at Wayne County, but started another one Thursday at Barren County to improve its overall baseball record to 7-3.

    The Cardinals ended last week with a 7-4 triumph over Caverna and a doubleheader sweep (11-1, 11-5) vs. Fairdale.

    Tyler Cross started his nice streak by not allowing any runs in the last four innings vs. Caverna while Aylette Cowherd had three runs batted in and Matthew Johns two. Joel Hardesty contributed a two-safety game.

  • Tiger baseball squad uses long...

    Ranked No. 9 in the nation, the Campbellsville Tigers Baseball team posted a three-game sweep against visiting West Virginia Tech.

    All series long, the Tigers' bats came alive and led to a dominating sweep vs. Tech. The Tigers won game one of the series 14-0, the second game 7-1 and the final game 10-4.

    In the series, Chris Curley blasted his 30th career home run to become the all-time homer leader in Campbellsville history.

  • Lady Tigers collect four MSC...

    Campbellsville University's softball team pounded 12 home runs over the weekend while sweeping both Pikeville and St. Catharine and running its record to 28-5-1 overall and 12-1-1in Mid-South Conference play.

    "Would I have thought we'd be hitting the ball the way we are going into the season ... no," said Lady Tiger softball coach Shannon Wathen. "This is one of the best hitting teams I've had. Their off-season work is really paying off right now."

    Bailey Dillender had two homers and all four RBI in Saturday's first game win against the Lady Bears.

  • Chase Cox invited to try out for...

    Taylor County High School senior guard Chase Cox is one of 40 boys' basketball players selected to try out for the Kentucky All Stars next weekend on the campus of Campbellsville University.

    Kentucky's Mr. Basketball Jon Hood of Madisonville will be joined by 11 other players for the annual two-game series with Indiana on June 13-14.

    The girls' squad will also be selected at CU next weekend. (The complete list of invitees appear on page 2B.)

    Holmes moves past $5 million

  • Lady Eagles, Cards prevail in...

    Campbellsville High School's girls' tennis team and Taylor County's boys' squad posted victories in cross-town tennis action on Wednesday at the Miller Park courts.

    CHS girls 5, TCHS 0

    Singles

    Meredith Haley (C) def. Katlin McFee 6-0, 6-0.

    Ashley Phillips (C) def. Kelsey McCoy 6-0, 6-0.

    Taylor Hudgins (C) def. Cigi Farmer 6-0, 6-1

    (Exh) Jenna Corbin (TC) def. Jesse Pfouts 8-2.

    Doubles

    Summer Montgomery/Ariel Milby (C) def. Kelsi Richerson/Brittany Goode 6-0, 6-1.

  • Cards score last in 7-6 baseball...

    Taylor County came from behind three times to defeat visiting Green County 7-6 on Thursday night.

    The Cardinals (3-2) took a 2-1 lead in the third on Blake Dudgeon's RBI triple and took a 6-4 lead in the fifth on Wayne's bases-clearing single.

    After the Dragons knotted the game in the top of the sixth, Dudgeon and Chase Roution singled him home in the bottom of the sixth.

    Green County loaded the bases in the top of the seventh, but heavy rain postponed the remainder.

    Wayne finished with three hits and three runs batted in.

  • TCHS bowling team upsets Fern...

    Taylor County High School boys' bowling team finished first in season play at Phillips Lanes and qualified for the state tournament.

    The league also included teams from Campbellsville and Green County.

    The Cardinals, one of 70 high school bowling clubs across the commonwealth, were seeded 14th after the first round of bowling at the state tourney at Louisville's King Pin Lanes.

    The Baker System matched TCHS up with No. 3-seed Fern Creek and the Cardinals knocked out the Jefferson County school in the fourth game of the best-of-five match.

  • Upcoming sports schedule

    Sunday, April 5

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville vs. Corbin (9 a.m.) and Taylor County vs. Whitley County (1:00) in Fort Walton Beach Bash.

    UNIVERSITY SOFTBALL — St. Catharine at Campbellsville (2:00).

    Monday, April 6

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

    HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL — Campbellsville vs. Wayne (Ohio) (2:00) and Taylor County vs. Warren East (11 a.m.) in Fort Walton Beach Bash.

    Tuesday, April 7

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

  • LWC inks Cardinal versatile...

    Matt Humphress from Taylor County High School signed on Wednesday to run track and play soccer next season at Lindsey Wilson College.