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Today's Sports

  • Lady Eagles double up Fort Knox

    Campbellsville's Lady Eagles used a balanced scoring attack to roll over visiting Fort Knox in their home finale 60-30 on Thursday night.

    Amber Gamboa paced CHS with 19 points while Ashyya Robinson and Danielle Morris had nine apiece and Bronte Karr eight with double-digit rebounds.

    The Lady Eagles (9-18) ended the regular season with a 90-42 loss at powerful Nelson County on Friday and will play in the 20th District Tournament on Tuesday (8:30) at Adair County. Taylor County plays Marion County in the 6:30 first game.

  • Cards make it seven straight

    Taylor County won its fifth game in an eight-day stretch and notched their seventh straight win with triumphs over Christian County on Saturday, Green County on Monday and at Nelson County on Tuesday.

    Coach Troy Young's Cardinals (20-6) edged Christian County 71-70 in a make-up game on Saturday as Chris Thomas knocked a loose rebound to Michael Coulter for a 10-foot baseline, game-winning jumper.

    Leonard Macon had 14 of his team-high 21 points in the third quarter as Taylor County overcame six- and seven-point deficits.

  • Lady Cards divide close...

    Taylor County split a pair of close tilts as the Lady Cardinals concluded regular-season play with a 13-12 worksheet.

    Coach Jenny Jessie's club used a 19-9 fourth quarter to come from behind to best Spencer County 48-43 in the Duke's Sporting Goods/Chick-fil-A Valentine's Day Classic at John Hardin on Saturday morning.

    MeLeigha Pollock paced the Lady Cardinals with 18 points while Mercedes Cox and Hope Wigginton added nine and eight, respectively.

    Taylor County dropped its home finale 46-44 to Hart County on Tuesday.

  • Tigers pummel OSU-Mansfield 100-...

    Campbellsville University's men's basketball team put a halt to its nine-game losing skid by demolishing Ohio State University-Mansfield 100-51 on Saturday night in the Powell Athletic Center.

    Coach Keith Adkins was able to play his substitutes extra minutes in the blow-out triumph with Jonas Bohm and DeMario Thomas totaling 19 points apiece. Bohm also had a game-high nine rebounds and Thomas handed out three assists.

    Hristo Petkov continued his steady play with 15 points while Terrill Holley also added 12 points and eight rebounds.

  • 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.