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Today's Sports

  • Eagles down Washington, Green at...

    Campbellsville High School closed out regular-season play with a pair of home wins on Saturday over Washington County and on Tuesday vs. Green County.

    The Eagles raced out to a 20-5 first-quarter advantage en route to a 61-30 romp over Washington County as Bryton Taylor had 21 points and Thomas Downs 18 rebounds.

    CHS led Green County by 24 points (47-23) in the second half and held off the Clint Henderson-less (out with an injured foot) Dragons 67-57.

  • Lady Eagles whip Washington

    Campbellsville's Lady Eagles were going for their sixth win in seven outings, but Caverna posted its first win in 21 outings this season with a 40-36 triumph in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Tuesday night.

    The Lady Eagles won their eighth game on Saturday with a 47-35 home victory vs. Washington County.

    Tiffany Slone led coach Cameron Jackson's squad with 15 points while Poo Railey had 12 for the Commanderettes.

    Caverna entered Tuesday's game with 20 straight losses this season and 23 setbacks over the last two campaigns.

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Feb. 3
    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Rio Grande at Campbellsville (8:00).
    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Rio Grande at Campbellsville (6:00).
    Friday, Feb. 4
    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (6:30) and Taylor County at Marion County (7:30).
    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (8:00) and Taylor County at Marion County (6:00).
    Saturday, Feb. 5

  • Taylor tops LaRue by 30

    Taylor County tallied 14 straight points in the first quarter and never looked back in blasting the visiting LaRue County Hawks 79-49 on Friday night.

    Chase Cox's 11 first-half points and eight more by Lloyd Stotts enabled the Cardinals to build a 39-16 half-time cushion.

    Tyler Hornback had nine for LaRue County in the first two frames, but the Hawks could get no closer than 19 in the second half.

  • Tigers see 10-point, second-half...

    Campbellsville University led 41-31 early in the second half, but could not overcome an 18-2 Pikeville run and fell to the visiting Bears 77-69 on Thursday night.

    The Tigers (7-16) used 14 points from senior Zach Allender to build a 37-31 half-time cushion and led 41-31 after Troy Harris' three and Hristo Petkov's free throw at 17:56.

    However, the Bears reeled off 11 straight points and 18 of the next 20 and Campbellsville could manage only two ties the rest of the way.

  • Lady Cards come back to down...

    LaRue County jumped out a 9-0 lead, but Taylor County's Lady Cardinals fought back to a 16-16 half-time tie and downed the Lady Hawks 43-39 on Friday night.

    LaRue County got six first-frame points from Lyndsey Whitlock, a three from Nancy Howell and three points from Shana Zajdel to lead 12-5, but the Lady Cardinals (12-11) used six second-period points from Elizabeth Thomas to knot the score at the intermission.

    The lead changed hands five times in the third quarter with Hope Wigginton's left-wing trey, giving Taylor County the lead for good at 26-24.

  • TCHS tabs McQueary for Fifth...

    Taylor County High School honored former girls' basketball coach Rollin McQueary as its latest selection to the Fifth Region Athletics' Director Hall of Fame.

    McQueary, who was honored before Friday night's Taylor County-LaRue County doubleheader is the school's all-time winningest girls' coach with 281 wins. He also guided the Lady Cardinals to their only Fifth Region championship in 1977 and a berth in the state tournament.

    McQueary, who is retired from teaching and coaching, is currently a Fifth Region basketball official.

  • 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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