Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Tigers out-score...

    Campbellsville University's Lady Tigers out-scored the University of the Cumberlands 15-6 in overtime to move into first place in the Mid-South Conference race with a 79-71 triumph in the Powell Athletic Center on Thursday night.

    The Lady Tigers (19-3 overall and 4-0 in the conference race) led by three (64-61) before Madison Flowers was fouled and hit three charity tosses with 2.1 seconds left in regulation.

    But Whitney Ballinger and Courtney Danis helped CU dominate the five-minute extra period to chalk up its eighth straight win.

  • Cards best Eagles in middle...

    Taylor County Middle School swept a boys' basketball doubleheader from Campbellsville in Paul J. Coop Gymnasium on Monday night.

    The Cardinals led 16-2 in the seventh-grade game and rolled to a 25-8 triumph as Noah Scott scored eight points, including two three-pointers. Jerry Raisor had six for the Eagles.

    Taylor County used a 12-2 start for a 36-27 win in the eighth-grade encounter as Jared Peake had 10 points and Daulton Turpin and Caleb Wigginton eight apiece. Hayden Neal had nine and Blake Richerson seven for CMS.

  • Cumberlands clips CU 71-69

    Campbellsville University's men could never get over the hump and dropped a 71-69 Mid-South Conference decision at home to the University of the Cumberlands on Thursday night.

    The 7-12 Tigers trailed 40-26 in the first half and 40-31 at the intermission, but tallied 13 straight points to trail by only one (40-39) early in the second half.

    However, the Patriots used an 11-2 run of their own to go back up by 10 (51-41) before CU tied the game at 51-51 on Zach Allender's three-point play and a Hristo Petkov lay-up from Shawn Savage.

  • Lady Knights upend Lady Cards to...

    Taylor County's Lady Cardinals dropped their fourth straight game when Marion County pressed and sprinted to a 70-34 romp on Friday night.

    Freshman Breanna Elder and eighth-grader Makayla Epps led Marion County (15-2 overall and 5-0 vs. district opponents) with 21 points apiece while eighth-grader Kyvin Goodin-Rogers added 14.

    Sophomore Hope Wigginton's 15 points was tops for Taylor County (8-9, 1-3).

    The Lady Cardinals visit Adair County tomorrow for a girl/boy doubleheader before hosting Russell County on Friday in junior varsity/varsity action.

  • Cards conquer Knights 58-49

    Taylor County was behind at half-time and led by only five points with three minutes to play, but pulled out a 58-49 victory over visiting Marion County on Friday.

    The Cardinals (12-5 overall and 3-1 in the 20th District race) used free throws from Tyler Moss, Lloyd Stotts and Chase Cox around a Leonard Macon basket to go on an 8-2 run.

    Cox finished with 16 points for TCHS while Macon added 13 points and eight rebounds.

    Stotts totaled nine points while reserve Chris Thomas had two key buckets and four free throws.