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Today's Sports

  • Lady Tigers open MSC slate with...

    Campbellsville University’s Lady Tigers started the Mid-South Conference season off on the right foot with a 79-56 road victory at Pikeville College on Thursday.

    Coach Ginger Colvin’s NAIA 15th-rated team stretched an 11-point half-time lead (41-30) to nearly 30 in the second half as the Lady Tigers improved to 15-3 overall.

    Kristi Ensminger led a balanced scoring attack with 13 points while Whitney Ballinger and Megan Isaacs had 12 apiece.

  • Allender, Wyatt combine for 44...

    After crawling back to the .500 mark, the Campbellsville University men’s basketball squad fell 71-62 at the hands of Pikeville on Thursday.

    The loss drops the Tigers to 7-8 overall and 0-1 in Mid South Conference play. Campbellsville opened the game with a 14-6 run, but Pikeville continued to scrape their way back into contention and led 29-28 at halftime.

    The Bears pulled away in the second half, out-scoring the Tigers 42-34.

  • Cards out-race Green 60-40 for...

    Taylor County’s Cardinals started the third quarter on a 12-2 run and pinned a 60-40 setback on homestanding Green County on Tuesday night.

    Taylor County connected on 19 of 22 free throws while Green County was 7-20 at the charity stripe.

    The Cardinal duo of Chase Cox (22) and Leonard Macon (21) combined for 43 points while Shane Morris scored eight.

    Macon also had 10 caroms while Morris had six and Cox five. Cox also had seven assists and Michael Coulter six while Lloyd Stotts came up with three steals.

  • Lady Cardinals lose at Green...

    Green County took a 9-8 lead on Megan Hartfield’s three-pointer and never trailed in posting a 63-46 triumph over the visiting Taylor County Lady Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    Hartfield finished with 19 points while freshman Micah Jones reached the 1,000-point club with her 18-point night and Kelsea Mitchell had 10 rebounds. Elizabeth Thomas and Hope Wigginton had 11 points for TCHS with Thomas also grabbing a game-high 14 rebounds.

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  • Lady Eagles halt 48-game skid vs...

    Since winning the 20th District Tournament title in 2002, the Campbellsville High School Lady Eagles had not won a game against district foes.

    That all changed on Friday night as the Lady Eagles bested the home-standing Taylor County Lady Cardinals 60-53 to break a 48-game losing skid in district play.

    Taylor County raced to a 9-0 advantage on six points by MeLeigha Pollock and a three-pointer by Hope Wigginton before Amber Gamboa’s bucket and a three-point play by Brittany Vaught.

  • Eagles end two-game losing...

    Campbellsville High School bounced back from a pair of road losses to upend Hart County 63-46 at home on Tuesday.

    The Eagles pulled away from the Raiders with a 21-10 fourth frame.

    Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor paced Campbellsville with 19 and 14 points, respectively, and Downs completed his double-double with 13 rebounds.

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    The Eagles led Green County by seven (38-31) heading to the final quarter on Saturday night before being out-scored 36-7 in the final eight minutes to lose 67-45 in Greensburg.

  • Cards stay in heat of district...

    Taylor County remained in the thick of the race to earn the district’s top seed with a 64-53 home triumph over Campbellsville on Friday night.

    The Cardinals never trailed after building a 9-2 lead which grew to 23 (49-26) in the third quarter after a Shane Morris free throw.

    Bryton Taylor tallied 13 of his team-high 22 points in the final nine minutes to bring the Eagles within striking distance.

  • Eagles knock off previously-...

    And then there was one.

    LaRue County and Louisville Eastern were the state's lone undefeated boys' basketball teams entering Tuesday games. Eastern bested Ballard, but the Hawks fell 64-63 at home to Campbellsville.

    The Eagles (8-4) built double-digit leads and still held a 59-47 advantage after Bryton Taylor's steal and lay-up at 6:59 of the fourth quarter.

    However, LaRue County (13-1) charged back for the third time during the game and used a 14-4 run to trail by only two (63-61) with 1:44 left.

  • Boyle County beats Lady Cards

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals dropped a 46-42 home decision to Boyle County on Saturday night.

    Coach Jenny Jessie's club (7-4) was outscored 16-14 in the third quarter after leading 23-22 at the intermission.

    Mercedes Cox and MeLeigha Pollock led Taylor County with 13 points apiece.

    Three Lady Rebels reached double digits, including Campbellsville University signee Hayley Hellyer.

    The Lady Cardinals host Campbellsville tomorrow at 6.

  • CU downs King, falls to No. 15...

    Campbellsville University split a pair of men's home basketball games over the weekend.

    The Tigers (6-6) built a 17-point lead vs. King (Tenn.) College on Friday and held off a late comeback to win 83-78 behind Shawn Savage's 21-point performance.

    On Saturday, CU played even with No. 15-rated Cumberland (Tenn.) University for 30 minutes before falling 56-50.

    Savage paced the Tigers with 17 points and Aaron Wyatt added 13.

    Savage earned Mid-South Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week accolades on Monday.