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Today's Sports

  • Strong Golden Bear second half...

    West Virginia Tech got a slow start on Thursday against the Tigers of Campbellsville University.

    However, a three-point bucket by Sam Robertson at the 15-minute mark put the Golden Bears up 9-8 and Tech never looked trailed, winning 75-59.

    The Golden Bears shot well from the field with Tech shooting 44 percent for the game while holding the Tigers to a frigid 25 percent in the second half and 34 percent for the Mid-South Conference contest.

  • Steady Cards conquer Marion 53-43

    Taylor County fought off a pesky Marion County team to post a 53-33 road win on Friday night.

    Chase Cox led the Cardinal arsenal with 21 points while fellow senior Leonard Macon added 11 points and 11 rebounds.

    Another pair of 12th graders, Chris Thomas and Shane Morris, collected eight and six rebounds, respectively, while junior Lloyd Stotts dished out five assists.

    Taylor County's game with Christian County, rescheduled for tonight, will now be played this Saturday afternoon at a time to be announced later this week.

  • Eagles don't overcome 18-3...

    Adair County led 18-3 at the first-quarter stop and finished undefeated vs. 20th District foes with a 51-38 triumph over Campbellsville on Friday night in Columbia.

    Three-point baskets by Morehead-bound Darren Ballou and Corey Helm sparked the fast Indian start while Nick Fudge's steal and lay-up began the second quarter.

    The lead was still 17 for Adair before Michael McCubbin stole the ball and hit a three-pointer just before the first-half horn sounded.

  • Upcoming sports on the local...

    The local sports schedule for the next few weeks is:

    Tuesday, Feb. 10

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at North Hardin (7:30), Washington County at Taylor County (6:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — KSD at Campbellsville (7:30) and Washington County at Taylor County (7:30).

    Thursday, Feb. 12

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Pikeville at Campbellsville (6:00).

  • Tiger wrestlers win three at CU...

    The Campbellsville University wrestling team, which moved from 19th to No. 11 in the latest NAIA ratings, went 3-0 in the Campbellsville Duals on Jan. 24 with victories over first-year program Hannibal-LaGrange, No. 7 Notre Dame and No. 12 University of the Cumberlands. No. 14 King College was also in the field.

    In all, the Tigers of coach Franky James lost only five individual matches on the day and had several wins over wrestlers who are ranked higher in the polls.

    Campbellsville Duals

    Team results

    Campbellsville    3-0

  • Lady Tigers win 79-66 on road,...

    The Campbellsville University Lady Tiger basketball team continued its winning ways on Saturday with a 79-66 victory at St. Catherine College.

    Three Lady Tigers reached double-digit scoring. Whitney Ballinger led the way with 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while Kristi Ensminger contributed 14 points and led the team with 11 rebounds and Courtney Danis added 12 points.

    Campbellsville in still unscathed in conference as they sit with a 5-0 record in the Mid-South Conference and are ranked No. 12 in the nation.

  • Lady Cards lose at Adair,...

    Adair County led 6-0 and never trailed in downing the visiting Taylor County Lady Cardinals 71-54 on Monday night.

    The Lady Cardinals, who hit 22 of 25 free throws, were led by the 17-point efforts of MeLeigha Pollock and Hope Wigginton while Mercedes Cox contributed 14.

    D.J. Ballou led the crisp-passing Lady Indians with 17 points while McKenzie Martin had 16 and Chelsea Beard 10.

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    The Lady Cardinals, who visit Marion County on Friday, bested Caverna 64-48 on Tuesday.

  • CU Tigers fall 68-61 in OT at St...

    Campbellsville University's men could not avoid the Mid-South Conference cellar and lost 68-61 in overtime at St. Catharine College on Saturday.

    The Tigers used two Hristo Petkov free throws to tie the game in regulation, but were out-pointed 10-3 in the extra five-minute frame.

    Zach Allender led CU with 22 points and 12 rebounds while Petkov and Jordan Benock had 10 points apiece.

    CU visits West Virginia Tech tonight (8:00).

  • Upcoming games on the local scene

    Thursday, Feb. 5

    UNIVERSITY MEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (8:00).

    UNIVERSITY WOMEN’S BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at West Virginia Tech (6:00).

    Friday, Feb. 6

    HIGH SCHOOL BOYS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (8:00) and Taylor County at Marion County (8:00).

    HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS’ BASKETBALL — Campbellsville at Adair County (6:30) and Taylor County at Marion County (6:30).

    Saturday, Feb. 7

  • Lady Cards ride fast start to...

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals raced out to a 15-0 lead and broke a four-game losing streak with a 49-44 victory over visiting Russell County on Friday night.

    The Lady Cardinals (9-9) used threes from Mercedes Cox and Hope Wigginton to gain the early advantage and hit 17 of 24 free throws to put an exclamation point on the win. MeLeigha Pollock (16), Cox (13) and Wigginton (12) all reached double figures for coach Jenny Jessie's team.