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Today's Sports

  • Cardinals handle pesky Hart with...

    Leonard Macon's conventional three-point play late in the third quarter gave Taylor County the lead for good and the Cardinals posted a 67-51 home win over a scrappy Hart County squad on Tuesday.

    Tyler Moss hit a pair of three-point hoops to end the third, and Chase Cox tallied nine of his game-high 21 points in the fourth.

    Macon totaled 17 points while Lloyd Stotts added 11.

    The Cardinals (11-5) host Marion County in a boy/girl doubleheader tomorrow with the homecoming queen crowned between games.

  • CHS downs Bethlehem in All...

    Campbellsville lost an eight-point lead but rebounded to knock off host Bethlehem 61-52 in a first-round game in the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All "A" Classic on Monday night.

    The Eagles (12-6), who conquered Meade County in a regular-season make-up game on Saturday, overcame Bethlehem's 16-1 third-quarter run with a 10-0 stretch of their own as Bryton Taylor scored six of his game-high 22 points during the run and forwards Michael McCubbin and Jordan Percell hit lay-ups.

  • Eagles pull away from Knights in...

    Campbellsville used a 22-8 fourth quarter to pull away from Marion County 62-47 at home on Friday night.

    The Eagles (10-6) led only 40-39 after the Knights narrowed a 29-20 half-time deficit with a 19-11 frame.

    Matthew Davis hit 10 of 12 free throws to lead CHS with 15 points while Thomas Downs and Bryton Taylor added 13 and 10 points, respectively. Downs and Taylor had eight rebounds apiece as the Eagles won the battle of the boards 40-30.

    Chris Southall led all scorers with 27 points for Marion County.

  • Lady Knights keep rolling with...

    Marion County scored 27 points in the first quarter and 23 in the fourth frame in disposing of Campbellsville’s Lady Eagles 76-29 on Friday night in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium.

    Danielle Morris paced the Lady Eagles (3-14) with 13 points while fellow senior Bronte Karr added eight.

    Makayla Epps led the Lady Knights (13-2 with nine straight wins) with 16 points while Kyvin Goodin-Rogers contributed 11 and Shakila Goodin 10.

    CHS begins play tonight (7:30) vs. Bethlehem (2-8) in the Touchstone Energy Fifth Region All “A” Classic at Bethlehem.

  • 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.